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News Around Webster: Hyman, Rosenblum, Cosic, Corrigan

May 06, 2019

Randall Hyman's traveling interactive exhibit on climate change is on display in Minneapolis. ... Warren Rosenblum will present two lectures in St. Louis, on Holocaust denial and antisemitism in Europe. ... Zlatko Ćosić has two films, "DIRTY LOOK" and "UN-POLLUTE," screening as part of Twisted Oyster Film and New Media Festival. ... Don Corrigan had a paper on “Squirrels and Popular Culture” accepted for the Midwest Popular Culture Association conference.

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Webster junior Rea Bedalli led an afternoon session.

Students Present, Honored at Gateway Career Services Association

April 30, 2019

Webster's Career Planning and Development Center (CPDC) played a major part in the Gateway Career Services Association spring conference, with junior Rea Bedalli leading an afternoon session, senior Rachel Downey receiving the organization's scholarship, and Trezette Dixon moderating a stakeholder panel. CPDC director John Link was nominated to serve as GCSA's president-elect.

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Keith Welsh

News Around Webster: Welsh, Hill, Guterman, Glaveanu

April 29, 2019

Keith Welsh presented "Karma or Anti-Karma: Teaching Thai Culture using Chart Korbjitti's 'The Judgment' at ASIANetwork conference. … Stuart Hill led two CHARIS Women’s Chorus concerts. … Gad Guterman presented at the 2019 Popular Culture Association’s national conference. … Vlad Glaveanu co-authored four chapters in the second edition of the Cambridge Handbook of Creativity.

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Armbruster's essay appears in the

News Around Webster: Armbruster, Foppiani, Rothbart, Stehn

April 15, 2019

Andrea Rothbart delivered the keynote address at a convention for community college mathematics teachers. ... Oreste Foppiani met with Swiss Federal Councilor Ignazio Cassis, who is invited to speak at next year's International Humanitarian and Security Conference. ... Karla Armbruster’s essay, "The Gaze of Predators, Fleshly Worlds, and the Redefinition of the Human," is published in a environmental humanities collection. ... Molly Stehn presented with MA in Counseling students Brooke Blythe and Andy Conrad at the American Counseling Association of Missouri annual conference.

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Thommi Lawson, full-time faculty member at Myrtle Beach

News Around Webster: Henley, Tuncel, Lawson, Cosic

April 02, 2019

Charleston's Patricia Henley was honored her natural disaster preparation leadership efforts, including leading Charleston to be the first county in South Carolina to attain EMAP accreditation. ... Myrtle Beach's Thommi Lawson has published two papers, including one on using narrative therapy with trauma-exposed black youth. ... Ece Tuncel's "The Retrospective Imputation of Nefarious Intent," was selected to appear in the Best Paper Proceedings at the 2019 Academy of Management Meeting. ... Zlatko Cosic's films are screening in New York, Cuba and Italy this month.

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Richard Sheng

Sheng Publishes 'Making Aircraft More Effective and Profitable'

April 02, 2019

Richard Sheng, adjunct faculty member teaching in Webster's MBA program at China, has published a new text, "Systems Engineering for Aerospace: A Practical Approach." The book stems from his years of experience with McDonnell Douglas and Boeing. More recently, Sheng has been serving as a Senior Technical Fellow at the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) in its Aircraft Design and Research Institute.

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Lindsey Kingston

Fully Human: Kingston book takes new look at human rights, 'functioning citizenship'

March 27, 2019

Lindsey Kingston’s monograph Fully Human: Personhood, Citizenship, and Rights was published this month by Oxford University Press. Kingston argues that citizenship within our current international system signifies being fully human, or being worthy of fundamental human rights. For some vulnerable groups, however, this form of political membership is limited or missing entirely, and they face human rights challenges despite a prevalence of international human rights law.

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Webster University Faculty and Staff Present at TESOL in Atlanta

March 26, 2019

Webster University was well represented at the TESOL Convention and English Language Expo in Atlanta, Georgia this March. The organization Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) is more than fifty years old and has a global membership of approximately 10,000 English language teachers and specialists in more than 100 countries that serve the needs of English learners. The five-day convention saw representation from Webster University every day.

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Ted Green presented research on

News Around Webster: Green, Zinselmeyer at NCHE; Chappell on King; Miller on teens, media

March 25, 2019

Ted Green and Tom Zinselmeyer presented at the National Council for History Education conference on how collaboration between museums, educators, and historical societies can engage early adolescent learners. ... John Chappell presented a paper, "Carole King's Consciousness Raising Path to Tapestry" at the Southwest Popular/American Popular Culture Association conference. ... Donald Miller has written an exhaustive "teens and media" reference book, "Coming of Age in Popular Culture: Teenagers, Adolescence, and the Art of Growing Up."

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News Around Webster: Kracen research, Iacobacci book, Cosic screening

March 08, 2019

Amanda Kracen presented findings on research co-authored by Webster students at the American Psychosocial Oncology Society conference. ... Nicoletta Iacobacci of Webster Geneva presented her book, "Exponential Ethics," which explores the ethical challenges surrounding the use of the latest technologies such as artificial intelligence and robots. ... Zlatko Cosic's 'Tapeta Lucida' will screen during the St. Louis Symphony: Live at the Pulitzer series March 26-27.

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Brown and Stiles

News Around Webster: Jefferson Higgins, School Psychology, Cosic

February 20, 2019

Robin Jefferson Higgins is this month's featured speaker in the St. Louis Paralegal Association Programs and Education series, delivering her talk, "Unconscious Bias in the Legal Profession." ... Debbie Stiles and graduate student Kelly Ann Brown presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Cross-Cultural Research. ... Zlatko Cosic's new video, Pizzicato, is screening at the Moving-Image-Arts International Film Festival, Toronto, Canada.

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News Around Webster: Foley, McGrath, Woolf, Boakye

News Around Webster: Foley, McGrath, Woolf, Boakye

February 06, 2019

Tate Foley's "In Shadows" is on view through Feb. 9 at the Bolivar Gallery at the University of Kentucky. ... Kim McGrath presented “Women in Leadership: Candid Conversations with Positive Disruptors,” at the AIEA conference. ... Linda Woolf presented at the 41st Annual National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology. ... Webster Ghana librarian Ernest Boakye a case study in the Library Philosophy and Practice Journal.

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Susan Schultz, Webster Scott AFB

News Around Webster: Assner-Alvey, Christian, Morris, Schultz

January 29, 2019

Robin Assner-Alvey has a solo exhibition at Bruce Gallery on the campus of Edinboro University in Edinboro, Pennsylvania. ... Nancy Christian represented Webster at the 32nd annual Missouri Governor’s Student Leadership Forum. ... Larry Morris was named a St. Louis Champion. ... Susan Schultz was nominated to the board of O'Fallon Shiloh Chamber of Commerce.

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The recording of Portnoy's

Music Faculty Kim Portnoy, Carolbeth True Produce New Recordings

January 25, 2019

The Department of Music announces two new CD recordings by faculty members Kim Portnoy, director of music composition, and Carolbeth True, adjunct professor of jazz piano. Portnoy’s new album, "Caprice," features original chamber music recorded by Webster University faculty and other musicians from the Saint Louis area, spanning a period of fourteen years. The recording was supported by a Webster University Faculty Research Grant. In late 2018, True released "True Christmas," a collection of inventive reharmonizations of classic Christmas carols, filtered through a contemporary lens, on the Autumn Hill Jazz label.

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Lionel Cuillé

News Around Webster: Cuille, Cosic, Johnson

January 18, 2019

Lionel Cuillé published an essay on French novelist Emile Zola in the European journal RELIEF. ... Zlatko Cosic's exhibition, STORY 4: SCENES 1-9, has been selected for the Intimate Lens Ethnographic Film Festival, Caserta, Italy. ... Ashley Johnson was a panelist at two entrepreneurial-focused events this winter in St. Louis and Dallas.

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