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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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