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Mindi Spencer

Psychology Lecture Series: Mindi Spencer Talks on Opioid Epidemic, LGBT Health

March 21, 2018

The final speaker in this year's Psychology Lecture Series, Mindi Spencer of the University of South Carolina, will deliver two presentations this week on current topics. On Thursday at noon, “Beyond Thoughts and Prayers: Change Agents and the Epidemics of Despair” will explore the opioid epidemic as well as the Millennial generation's views on social change and collective action. On Friday at 11 a.m. will be the series concluding talk, “LGBT Health and the Politics of ‘Who Counts’".

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Amanda Kracen

News Around Webster: Kracen, Corrigan, Weeks, McGrath

March 07, 2018

Amanda Kracen chaired a symposium and presented findings on research co-authored by Webster students at the American Psychosocial Oncology Society conference. ... Edythe Weeks' book, "Do Race Relations Matter, in the United States?" publishes this week on Amazon/Kindle. ... Don Corrigan received the Award for Outstanding Service from the Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site in St. Louis. ... Kim McGrath presented on internationalization at the Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA) conference.

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Webster faculty in the news

In the News: Page, Woolf on school shootings; Ibroscheva on #metoo; Reddy on 'smart' gyms

February 19, 2018

Webster's Florida State counseling program director Kristin Page was interviewed by multiple local news outlets about how to respond to tragedies like last week's school shooting in Parkland, Florida. ... Linda Woolf's article on the topic was one of Psychology Today's "Essential Reads" on Thursday. ... Exercise Science director Dave Reddy was in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on the evolution of "smart" gyms. ... Elza Ibroscheva was quoted in Footwear News article about how the #MeToo movement challenges the marketing industry to diverge from "sex sells" policies.

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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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Psychology Lecture Series: Metacognitive awareness Feb. 7

February 02, 2018

The Department of Psychology presents cognitive psychologist Heather Mitchell for her presentation "It’s Time for a Change: Metacognitive Awareness in College Transitions Courses" on Feb. 7, from 10-11 a.m. in Browning Hall Auditorium, room 160. The talk will highlight beneficial learning and study strategies. All are welcome to attend.

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Eric Mink, 2018 Media Person of the Year

News Around Webster: Mink, Woolf, Hulsizer, Barrett

January 26, 2018

Linda Woolf, who has been named to the APA Ethics Code Task Force, and Michael Hulsizer presented at the APA's National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology. ... Eric Mink has been named a 2018 Media Person of the Year. ... One of Bill Barrett's photo of Dorothy Day and Mother Teresa was part of the exhibit, "A Catholic Paradox: The Life and Words of Dorothy Day," at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York.

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Kung Fu and Chi Kung master, Iain Armstrong visits Webster University Thailand Cha-Am

World Class Kung Fu and Chi Kung Master Visits Webster Thailand

January 24, 2018

Every semester the Student Psychology Club at the Webster campus in Cha-Am, Thailand, schedules an event to promote psychology, as well as educate and practically demonstrate beneficial psychological principles and applications to the student body. During the Fall II term, the Psychology Club invited Iain Armstrong, a Kung Fu and Chi Kung master with Nam Yang Pugilistic Association to Webster University Thailand for two days of intensive instruction in Chi Kung, a holistic, non-invasive healing modality that many use to manage stress and anxiety.

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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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Mehu is assistant professor of psychology at Webster's Vienna campus.

Vienna Psychology Professor's Grant Will Study Prejudice in Inter-group Relations

October 23, 2017

Marc Mehu of the Psychology Department at Webster Vienna has secured a prestigious four-year € 640,000 research grant from the French National Research Agency (ANR) and the Austrian Science Fund to study nonverbal indicators of implicit prejudice and discrimination in inter-group relations. Mehu's research, in collaboration with Martin Aranguren of the Center for Migration Studies at the Marcel Mauss Institute in Paris, will observe interactions between Muslims and non-Muslims.

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Zimmerman's design was for the RAC entrance in University City in 2015.

Around Webster: Zimmermann opening Sept. 8; Hulsizer, Woolf, Stiles, Miller present

September 07, 2017

Brian Zimmerman will be a part of the "upend the air" exhibition that opens at the Luminary on Friday, Sept. 8. ... Michael Hulsizer, Deborah Stiles and Linda Woolf each presented at the 125th American Psychological Association Convention in Washington, D.C. ... Andrea Miller presented at the 112th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association.

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Building Brands in Asia

Ellard in leader academy; Woolf elected to APA; Andrews branding book; Cosic at STL Showcase

July 03, 2017

Professor Linda Woolf was elected to the American Psychological Association's legislative body. ... ARC director Erica Ellard was nominated and accepted to the Penn State Academic Leadership Academy. ... Thailand associate professor Tim Andrews had his book "Building Brands in Asia" published. ... School of Communications adjunct faculty member Zlatko Cosic has three films in the St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase July 16.

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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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Hoffman LaChance Contemporary hosts a reception for

News Around Webster: Lang, Cosic, Woolf, Hulsizer

January 19, 2017

A reception for Tom Lang's recent prints and drawings takes place Jan. 20 at Hoffman LaChance Contemporary in Maplewood; on the same day, Zlatko Cosic's "It Can't Go Forever #1" will screen in Karlsruhe, Germany. Separately, psychology professors Linda Woolf and Michael Hulsizer presented in Florida on "Politics, Sex and Religion."

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Anthony Rhodes

Thailand 'Psychology Matters' Podcast Launches with Cross-Cultural Perspectives

December 16, 2016

Webster University Thailand has launched a new "Psychology Matters" podcast on Hua Hin Surf 102.5 FM radio, with faculty member Anthony Rhodes devoting the first few episodes to exploring perceptions and misunderstandings between native Thais and foreigners. With a light-hearted, accessible approach, the series will take a psychological look at a range of topics like Thai language, cross-cultural exchanges and working in culturally diverse workplaces.

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