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Dr. Donna Cartwright, Dr. Eric Rhiney, Outstanding Undergraduate Marketing Student from Webster University Rachel Mencel, and Dr. David Brennan

Outstanding Marketing Student Honored by Faculty at AMA Conference

February 22, 2018

Webster faculty and students from Webster University’s George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology marketing program attended the 57th Annual AMA Student Marketing Conference. The conference, sponsored by the St. Louis chapter of the American Marketing Association, was held in St. Louis on Feb. 16. The conference featured presentations by several regional marketing professionals.

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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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Stevens MBA '13 and Sansone MBA '13 will be saluted at the Feb. 22 dinner and in the St. Louis Business Journal special issue.

Two Webster Alumni Named to 40 Under 40

February 16, 2018

The St. Louis Business Journal's 2018 40 Under 40 class includes two Webster University alumni: Michael Sansone, MBA '13 and Andre Stevens, MBA '12. Sansone was recognized for his "ambitious business vision" in launching Sangita Capital Partners as well as his charity efforts with Mercy Clinic Children’s Cancer and Hematology. Stevens was praised for his “ability to connect and mentor colleagues” at Daugherty Business Solutions as well as his volunteer efforts with Father’s Support Center and the St. Louis Area Foodbank.

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Jenifer Lewis '79 at 2015 commencement

In the News: Lewis '79 feature, Gateway students on the beat, Hayes and Norman on KDHX

February 09, 2018

Jenifer Lewis '79 was profiled in a Washington Post feature that was picked up by other U.S. outlets. ... Adjunct faculty members Bernie Hayes and Rosalind Norman were part of KDHX’s live panel discussion of "Race and the Blues" as part of the station's "Black History Month series. Video is available on Facebook ... Two students at the Gateway were featured by local media for their role as police officers working the Cherokee beat as part of a community policing effort.

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Interact with faculty, staff and students and hear the latest on approaches to engaged learning at sessions from Feb. 12-16.

RSVP for the 2018 Teaching Festival

February 06, 2018

Now is the time to RSVP for next week's annual Webster University Teaching Festival. The entire Webster community is invited to participate, with several sessions to be broadcast via WebEx. This year’s festival includes workshops, poster presentations, panels, and roundtable discussions by Webster faculty, students and staff on the theme "Teaching Toolkit for Engaged Learning." Find out the latest tools, research and happenings and interact with colleagues and classmates at any session Feb. 12-16.

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Hasmik Chakaryan will discuss internationalizing counseling as a profession and graduate degree.

Faculty Research Symposium Presenters Announced

January 31, 2018

Eight presenters have been announced for the annual Faculty Research Symposium, which takes place this year on Thursday, Feb. 18, during the annual Teaching Festival. Life in southeast Asia, dance injury prevention, helping students publish and athlete hazing are just some of the topics to be covered by presenters Keith Welsh, Monte Hancock, Bill Russell, Kim Kleinman, Hasmik Chakaryan, Nicole Miller-Struttmann, Con Christeson and Allison Levin.

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Sweetology owner Kara Newmark with business faculty members Terry Sullivan and Eric Rhiney.

Webster Mentors Sweetology in Annual Catapult Competition

January 30, 2018

Webster University was proud to sponsor a coaching team for the annual Catapult Competition through the St. Louis Business Journal. Women-owned businesses Sweetology, Rozzy Learning Co. and Common Circles all competed with coaching teams from various businesses around St. Louis. The competition is organized by the Business Journal and MasterCard to give women-owned businesses a chance to win a $10,000 package of technology services from MasterCard.

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Browning Hall

Forensic Accounting Speaker: Emerging Trends in Cyber Crime

January 23, 2018

The Forensic Accounting Speaker Series once again anticipates a full house for the latest guest speaker, Brian Cockrill. Through his address and a Q&A to follow, Cockrill will discuss emerging trends in cybersecurity and share insight into how modern technology not only keeps us interconnected, but also increases our risk of theft, fraud and exploitation. The reception and registration is at 5:30 p.m., Jan. 25, with the presentation to begin at 6:15 p.m. in Browning Hall Auditorium.

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Yanagihara earned her master's degree at Webster while juggling jobs, two childbirths and relocation in the Air Force.

'Don't Wait': USAF officer reflects on path to degree

January 22, 2018

Air Force officer Julie Yanagihara shares her experience earning an MA in Management and Leadership while juggling her military career and raising a young family. Colleagues, faculty, advisors and her own ingenuity helped her navigate the degree amid military relocation and the births of her fourth and fifth children. "There is no perfect time - so don’t keep waiting because you are afraid of failure," she says to future students.

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Yang Ning, Dongning Guan and Xing Shi were runners up among 224 competitors.

Webster University Students Prove World-Class Business Acumen

January 19, 2018

Webster University students Dongning Guan, Yang Ning and Xing Shi were runners-up in an international business simulation competition last semester, succeeding against students from 224 universities across 19 countries. The Webster team competed in the 2017 Capsim Fall Challenge against finalists from the United States, India, Taiwan, Lebanon and Israel. They are students of Webster Jacksonville-based faculty member John Jinkner, who taught at Webster China over the summer.

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One-credit workshops are being offered in several Adobe CC applications.

All Webster Students, Faculty, Staff Access Adobe Creative Cloud

January 08, 2018

The latest phase of Webster University's partnership with Adobe grants access to Adobe Creative Cloud and 20GB of cloud storage for every student, faculty member and employee across all of Webster’s U.S. and international campuses as well as its online platforms. Students will be able to use Adobe CC to create persuasive and compelling digital content, develop new critical thinking skills and share work with fellow students through these cutting-edge educational tools.

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Groeneman's chapter addresses

Around Webster: Groeneman, Nomikos publish; Rosenblum presents in D.C.; Jacksonville alum honored

January 02, 2018

Warren Rosenblum presented "The Feeble-Minded in Germany: Between Sympathy and Persecution" at The Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies. ... Ryan Groeneman published a chapter in the book, "Multicomponent Solids: Synthesis, Concepts, Function." ... Athens faculty member John Nomikos published a journal article on Balkan instability and a book chapter on cybercrime in Southeast Asia. ... Jacksonville alumnus CJ Smith received a Jefferson Award for public service.

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Students in CHNG 5000 had a unique opportunity to learn about the 10-year Wharf project

NCR Organizational Development Class Explores the New District Wharf

December 21, 2017

Professor Linda Brown’s CHNG 5000 class experienced organizational development in action. Organization development, by definition, is the area of study where students and professionals learn to hone in on their skills, marketability, organizational tactics, and effectiveness in project management. With her students in the right course at the right time, Brown's class got to learn firsthand about the 10-year Wharf project, from its official inception in 2007 to its opening weekend celebrations in Fall 2017.

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Tom Johnson, chief architect of the Cybersecurity program and a former interim dean in the Walker School, will retire this month.

Chief Architect of the Cybersecurity Program, Tom Johnson, to Retire This Month

December 12, 2017

Tom Johnson, the chief visionary behind Webster University’s Cybersecurity Program, one of the fastest growing and most successful majors at Webster University, is retiring at the end of the month. But before he leaves, Johnson has one more program for the University – a degree in National Security that will launch next year.

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While on campus, the delegation also learned about Webster's range of academic programs.

Geneva Hosts Iranian Delegation of Business Entrepreneurs

November 15, 2017

The Geneva campus recently hosted an Iranian delegation of business leaders and entrepreneurs led by the Tehran Chamber of Commerce. The Iran-Switzerland Chamber of Commerce selected Webster as the academic focus for the delegation's visit, and as a follow-up of Webster's “Doing Business in Iran” conference held last May.

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