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Mahfood discusses conditions for school teachers on KMOV.

In the News: Mahfood on teachers; Barrett on MLK; Schubert on world affairs; Media Academy

April 04, 2018

Education professor Stephanie Mahfood and two Webster students were interviewed in KMOV's coverage of teacher strikes across the U.S. ... St. Louis Public Radio featured Sonja Perryman, keynote at this year's School of Communications Media Academy. ... Photography professor Bill Barrett discussed a famous photo as part of KSDK coverage of the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination. ... Vienna international relations professor Samuel Schubert was interviewed by Kurier.at on current world affairs.

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The Briefing Book published by the Foreign Policy Association

Discuss Global Issues with Webster Faculty in Great Decisions 2018

February 21, 2018

Alumni, students and members of the Webster Community are invited to Great Decisions 2018, the ever-popular series of current events presentations and discussions led by Webster University faculty and sponsored by the Webster University Alumni Association. The schedule this year will run eight consecutive Monday evenings, March 5 to April 23. Register online or by calling the Alumni Office at 314-968-7149.

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Molly Stehn

News Around Webster: Stehn on 'Frozen'; Brown on dating violence; History, IR students present on gender

February 20, 2018

Molly Stehn was published in The Journal of Creativity in Mental Health. ... La Vera Brown presented on teen dating violence and received a leadership award at the North Carolina Counselor Association. ... Vienna international relations grad students Krista Price and Julia Zimmerman presented at the Vienna UN Conference on Gender Equality. ... History student Katie Lade will present in Birmingham at the conference on Bystanders And Complicity In Nazi Germany And The Jim Crow South.

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Lisa Brunette

News Around Webster: Hellinger's Fulbright, Brunette's 'Love Story,' Wilkinson and Marshall Keynotes

February 05, 2018

Daniel Hellinger has received a Fulbright Award and will teach and deliver public lectures at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid in spring 2019. ... Lisa Brunette's latest game project was a new challenge: A Love Story, in 27 Characters or Less. She incorporated the concept in her game design course this term. ... Webster Lakeland, Florida, adjunct faculty members Berney Wilkinson and Richard Marshall will be keynote speakers at the International Conference on Psychology, Counseling, and Education in the Philippines.

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Webster Ghana campus directa Christa Sanders with alumnus Noble Kofi Nazzah

Ghana Student Forum, Lecture Series Cover Current Issues

January 31, 2018

Two important political discussions took place at the Webster Ghana campus this week, including a student forum reacting to President Trump's comments about African countries, moderated by visiting professor Jean Germain Gros from Haiti, as well as the latest installment of Webster Ghana's lecture series, a faculty panel on "The Politics and Economics of Neo-Colonialism in Post-Independent Africa."

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Mieko Hironaka-Bergt

In the News: Pollak, Cross, Werfelmann, Hironaka-Bergt, Bushey

November 14, 2017

Music faculty David Werfelmann and Mieko Hironaka-Bergt will be interviewed Wednesday on 107.3 FM about their Nov. 21 concert. ... Vienna director Johannes Pollak was on Austrian radio FM4 about Brexit's prospects. ... Criminology professor Remy Cross was interviewed about the investigation of police action during the Charlottesville “Unite the Right” rally. ... Art and psychology major Amanda Bushey was featured in the Belleville News Democrat for her art therapy work with veterans dealing with PTSD.

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In the News: Schuster, Hellerud on Trump travel ban; Hall on protests

January 31, 2017

Webster Provost Julian Schuster and Vice Provost Nancy Hellerud were each interviewed on by local news on the impact on universities and students of the Trump administration executive order on immigration. Political Science adjunct faculty member William Hall was quoted in an article about protest marches.

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Webster faculty and a U.N. rep moderated the discussion among students and faculty.

Geneva Forum Debates, Explains U.S. Presidential Election

November 17, 2016

One week after the election of the 45th U.S. President Donald Trump, Webster University Geneva organized an open debate on “Trump’s Triumph: The Implications of the U.S. Elections.” The debate gave all students and faculty an opportunity to ask questions and express their feelings and perceptions on the result, to clarify how the U.S. electoral system works, and discuss what changes on the world stage are expected.

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Webster Ghana hosted a talk by faculty members Jean-Germain Gros and Vladimir Antwi-Danso.

Lecture Series Examines Ethics in Campaigning in Ghana, U.S.

July 18, 2016

The latest installment in the public lecture series at the Ghana campus brought two Webster international relations professors to speak on “Ethical Political Campaigning: the case of Ghana and the US,” as both countries near elections in November 2016. Jean-Germain Gros and Vladimir Antwi-Danso's talks drew attendees from the private and public sector as well as current, prospective and international students of Webster Ghana.

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In the News: Johnson in Hello Zuidas, Williams in Mother Jones, Barnidge in National Interest

May 25, 2016

Walker School interim dean Tom Johnson was interviewed in Dutch magazine Hello Zuidas on the importance of cybersecurity as that program prepares for launch at the Leiden campus, International Relations lecturer and coordinator Robert Barnidge authored a feature in The National Interest on France's approach to Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, and Gywneth Williams was quoted in Mother Jones for an article about "men's rights" organizations' response to the Donald Trump campaign.

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