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Submit proposals for the 2nd Annual Faculty Research Symposium.

2nd Annual Faculty Research Symposium: Call for proposals

November 21, 2017

The Office of the Provost, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, University Library, and Faculty Development Center are working together to draw attention to the exciting research being conducted by our faculty. They will host the 2nd Annual Faculty Research Symposium on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, during the annual Teaching Festival. See this post for how to submit proposals. Contact Emily Scharf with questions.

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The event is part of the ORSP's fall speaker series on faculty productivity.

Faculty Workshop: Developing Your Semester Plan

November 13, 2017

For many faculty, the end of a semester can signify the completion of one’s teaching and service responsibilities, at least for the time being. However, all too often, we find that yet another semester has passed before we could accomplish other professional goals, particularly with respect to our scholarship. Come take stock in your progress toward such goals and the effectiveness of your current approach in the Nov. 15 ORSP workshop with Eric Goedereis and Dani MacCartney.

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Event will help faculty build an international portfolio.

International Education Week: 'Internationalizing your CV' Nov. 16

November 10, 2017

Faculty are invited to attend a faculty networking session "Pathways to Internationalizing your CV" on Thursday, Nov. 16, from 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m. in the Library's Faculty Development Center. The event will highlight pathways for faculty to build an international portfolio through Webster resources and programs. RSVPs are required.

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Annual nation-wide celebration of international education and exchange

Webster to Celebrate International Education Week Nov. 13-17

November 09, 2017

International Education Week (IEW) is an annual nation-wide celebration of international education and exchange. It is joint initiative through the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education that started in 2000. Colleges and universities across the country host globally themed events and activities throughout the week.

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ORSP will host their next workshop on Wednesday, Oct. 11

ORSP Fall Speaker Series on Faculty Productivity

October 05, 2017

Last Friday brought an impressive group of faculty writers and researchers together for a day of workshops focused on building productivity. In sessions on Planning for a Productive Year and Juggling Multiple Projects, speaker Katie Linder, from Oregon State University, elicited lively conversation around the tools attendees use to stay organized and offered insights into planning regimens that optimize for daily energy levels and maximum accountability. For those who are intent on making meaningful progress in your research this year, please join ORSP and Emerson Library staff for a Lunch and Learn on Wednesday, Oct. 11.

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ORSP hosting workshops on 'Planning a Productive Year' and 'Juggling Multiple Projects'.

ORSP to Host Day of Workshops and Coaching Sept.29

September 25, 2017

On Friday, Sept. 29, the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs will host Katie Linder for a day of workshops and coaching. Linder is director of the Ecampus Research Unit at Oregon State University, associate editor for the International Journal for Academic Development, and host of the “Research in Action,” "You've Got This," and "The Anatomy of a Book" podcasts.

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Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

Grants, Research Opportunities and More at ORSP Open House Sept. 15

September 08, 2017

The Office of Research and Sponsored Program’s will host an Open House, Friday, Sept. 15, on the fourth floor of Loretto Hall (rooms 423 – 431). Drop in for a quick, calming break from the excitement of Homecoming to enjoy refreshments, meet ORSP staff, test drive a grant search engine or two, and chat about grant-seeking support and opportunities at Webster.

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(Left) Elsa Fan, Nicole Miller-Struttmann and Eric Goedereis

Webster Faculty Build Research Capacity with Support from ORSP

May 09, 2017

With support from the new Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP), Webster University faculty members Elsa Fan, Nicole Miller-Struttmann, and Eric Goedereis traveled to Arlington, Virginia, in February to attend the 2017 Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) Dialogues series. Their trip helped them interact with federal agency program officers and other grant funders, and advance overall capacity in their research and research at Webster.

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Webster University received a state grant to enhance the nursing program, it was announced Tuesday.

Webster Receives State Grant to Enhance Nursing Program

May 03, 2017

Webster University was awarded a grant for the Nursing Department, it was announced Tuesday. Webster will receive $112,013 from the Missouri Department of Higher Education and the Missouri Board of Nursing through the Nursing Education Incentive Grant program. Webster will use the grant to purchase a patient simulator to further enhance Webster’s Master’s of Science in Nursing program.

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President Strobel and Rep. Valdez (Val) Demings '90

Webster Leadership Advocate for Student Aid, Develop Partnership in D.C.

May 02, 2017

Webster University President Beth Stroble, Provost, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Julian Schuster, and Associate Vice President for Government Relations and Sponsored Programs Carolyn Corley traveled to Washington, D.C. last week to advocate for student financial aid and advance Webster relationships with U.S. and international partners.

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student at national conference

Webster Students Present at National Undergraduate Research Conference

April 25, 2017

Eleven students along with their faculty mentors from Webster University’s departments of Biological Sciences and Psychology attended the 31st annual National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) in Memphis, Tennessee, with each student presenting results from their several collaborative research projects.

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The Community Music School of Webster University (CMS) has offered outstanding music education and performance opportunities to students of all ages and abilities in the St. Louis area and beyond since its founding in 1925.

Community Music School Awarded NEA Grant for Preparatory Program

February 06, 2017

The National Endowment of the Arts (NEA) has awarded a grant of $15,000 to The Community Music School of Webster University (CMS) in support of its Preparatory Program for outstanding young music students. Grant funds will help cover the costs of Prep activities in 2017 including coaching, master classes and events that showcase the skills of our young chamber music performers.

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The ORSP, Academic Affairs and the IRB will work to support scholarly productivity and success for students and faculty across the network.

Provost Announces Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

October 25, 2016

The Provost announced the creation of a new Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP). Sustained faculty interest and commitment to research and a new multi-year capacity building NIH grant provide Webster with the ideal opportunity to establish a new level of infrastructure and support for achieving operational and academic excellence. The ORSP will have a faculty adviser who will work with principle investigators to propose policies and develop programs supporting research.

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