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Darkwah and Suransky discussed ways to hold African leaders accountable.

Ghana Public Lecture on African Leadership, Development

March 07, 2017

The latest public lecture at Webster's campus in Accra, Ghana, featured Leonard Suransky and Akosua Darkwah discussing media, civic engagement, and other trends that can help hold African political leaders accountable to help living standards improve along with growing economies.

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Rosen was recognized for the use of games and simulation in the classroom.

Rosen Receives Gerner Innovative Teaching Award

March 02, 2017

Recognizing a range of classroom techniques from "Zombie Pie" to the "Best Breakfast in Town," Webster history, politics and international relations faculty member Amanda Rosen has received the International Studies Association’s 2017 Deborah Gerner Innovative Teaching Award. The award honors her use of gaming and simulation in the classroom, as well as her efforts to disseminate these techniques to colleagues.

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The $25 Great Decisions Briefing Book features impartial, thought-provoking analyses on the eight topics selected for this year’s series.

RSVP for Great Decisions 2017: Discussing global issues with Webster faculty

February 13, 2017

It's time to register for Great Decisions 2017, the ever-popular series of current events presentations and discussions led by Webster University faculty and sponsored by the Webster University Alumni Association. Topics in this year's program, which runs on Monday nights in March and April, include nuclear security, the future of Europe, Middle Eastern issues and Latin American politics. RSVP by March 3.

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Seminar: Political and Historical Implications of the Trump Administration

January 19, 2017

The Department of History, Politics and International Relations is hosting a seminar series open to the broader community, and available for student credit, with guest speakers and readings on the political and historical implications of the Trump Administration. Seating is limited and begins Monday, Jan. 23.

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Schoellhammer is a business and management faculty member at Webster Vienna.

Around Webster: Schoellhammer on voter emotions; Green on NCHE board; Rosenblum on imperial Germany

April 28, 2016

Ralph Schoellhammer published a chapter on the question of voting behavior and emotion in "Jugend und Politik Generationendialog oder Gesellschaftskonflikt?" Ted Green was elected to a three year term on the board of directors at the National Council for History Education’s International Conference, and Warren Rosenblum presented "On the Dangers of Diversity: The Feeble-Minded In Imperial Germany" at a conference in Quebec.

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The $25 Great Decisions Briefing Book features impartial, thought-provoking analyses on the eight topics selected for this year’s series.

RSVP for Great Decisions 2016: Discussing global issues with Webster faculty

February 23, 2016

It's time to register for Great Decisions 2016, the ever-popular series of current events presentations and discussions led by Webster University faculty and sponsored by the Webster University Alumni Association. Topics in this year's program, which runs on Monday nights in March and April, include Middle East alliances, ISIS, the future of Kurdistan, migration, the Koreas, the United Nations, Climate Change, and Cuba-U.S. relations. RSVP by Feb. 26.

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