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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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A panel of experts included lawyers, health professionals and business leaders sharing insights on their career paths.

Orlando Women's Networking, Mentoring Event Connects Grads, Leaders

November 07, 2017

Webster University's Orlando campus location hosted a "Positivitea Mentoring and Networking Brunch" to connect recent graduates from Webster and FAMU with successful women business leaders, who will serve as mentors and advisors to these young professionals as the navigate their new career paths. More than 150 women attended and toured the Webster location in downtown Orlando.

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Panel on higher education strategies for underrepresented populations

Around Webster: Reilly on TAP, Hipsher book, 'Amazing' Nurse Bentley '74, MA '88

October 31, 2017

Webster Thailand faculty member Scott Hipsher has published the book, "Poverty Reduction, the Private Sector, and Tourism in Mainland Southeast Asia." ... English faculty member Terri Reilly presented on the Transitions and Academic Preparation (TAP) program as part of a panel on effective higher education strategies for underrepresented populations. ... Judy Bentley '74, MA '88 was honored as an Ageless Remarkable St. Louisan at the St. Andrew's Resources for Seniors System annual gala.

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Cyber Explorers Workshop Saturday, Oct. 21

Cyber Explorers: Stimulating girls' interest in cybersecurity, computer science

October 26, 2017

The University hosted a Cyber Explorers Workshop in partnership with MasterCard and the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology at the home campus in Webster Groves on Saturday, Oct. 21. The day began with President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble and the dean of the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology, Simone Cummings, welcoming the 25 aspiring young leaders from various St. Louis-area school districts.

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Cyber Explorers Workshop Saturday, Oct. 21

Webster to Host Cyber Explorers Camp Oct. 21

October 17, 2017

Webster University's Corporate Relations presents a Cyber Explorers Camp in partnership with MasterCard and the Walker School of Business and Technology at our Webster Groves campus Saturday, Oct. 21. Webster Cybersecurity program lead Paul Frazier will lead this dynamic event. There will be 24 students from various St. Louis-area school districts attending this event. Guests will participate in a series of interactive training sessions focused on stimulating interest in cybersecurity and computer science.

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Simone Cummings

In the News: Human Rights, Cummings on health, Freeman on CHIP, Film student

October 11, 2017

Kate Parsons was interviewed on KMOX about this week's Human Rights Conference. ... Simone Cummings was interviewed for a Kansas City Star story on the opioid epidemic. ... Alan Freeman was quoted in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Congress allowing funding for the CHIP program to expire. ... Film student David Kirkman was profiled in the St. Louis American.

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Fall RAD conference to take place Dec. 15

Call for Submissions: Research Across Disciplines (RAD) Conference Fall 2017

October 04, 2017

The submission period is now open for Webster’s Fall 2017 Research Across Disciplines (RAD) conference, to be held Friday, Dec. 15 in Browning Hall and the East Academic Building on the Webster Groves main campus, with opportunities for extended campus and online students to participate remotely. Submissions are being accepted now through Nov. 3.

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Lisa Brunette's new game

Around Webster: Brunette, Burkard, Antonakakis, Clewell-Portnoy-DeMarinis performance

October 04, 2017

Shawn Burkard's work is on display in the "Stray Rays in Grease" exhibition in Granite City. ... Lisa Brunette's new game, "Sender Unknown: The Woods," was featured in the App Store's "New Games We Love" listing. ... Nikos Antonakakis published an article on bond yield spreads in the Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money. ... David Clewell's poetry will be accompanied by Kim Portnoy and Paul DeMarinis jazz in "No Hard Feelings" on Oct. 7.

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Faculty candidate visits will be held on Oct. 3, 5, and 6.

Business Department Health Administration Faculty Candidate Visits

September 27, 2017

The Business Department within the George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology will welcome three candidates for the open position of Assistant Professor of Health Administration next week. Webster University faculty and staff are invited to attend the following sessions for each candidate taking place in the East Academic Building.

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Webster in the news

In the News: Cybersecurity, Design and Theatre Alumni

September 20, 2017

Webster University's cybersecurity program was covered in the Orange County Business Journal and the Orange County Register as it expands to the Irvine, California, campus this fall. ... BFA Graphic Design alumna Ashley Webelhuth was profiled as the “Designer of the Week” in the major design periodical, PRINT Magazine. ... Conservatory alumna Courtney (Dempsey) Burkett and the Detroit Public Theatre she co-founded was featured in American Theatre Magazine.

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