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News Around Webster: Rosenblum, Workie, Cuille, McGrath, Cosic

April 12, 2017

Warren Rosenblum was awarded a fellowship at the U.S. Holocaust Museum and Memorial. Lionel Cuille presented at an International French Studies colloquium. Kim McGrath presented "Women in Leadership: How to Prepare for Difficult Conversations" at the Forum on Education Abroad. Menbere Workie is publishing a monthly commentary on economics and finance. Zlatko Cosic's newest film, "Even The Birds Know It," will screen at a festival in Gdańsk, Poland.

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Alumni Association Announces 2017 Award Winners

April 11, 2017

The Webster University Alumni Association has announced Marilynne Bradley, Vanessa Cooksey, Adam Neal, Emily Hencken-Ritter and Christopher Dietrich as recipients of its 2017 Outstanding Alumni Award. This award recognizes alumna or alumnus from each school or college who has achieved outstanding success and recognition in their profession and/or voluntary service.

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Session focused on technology and the data collection trend

Geneva Panel: Big Data, End of Privacy?

April 10, 2017

“Big Data: The End of Privacy?” was the theme of a D.Bates panel that took place on the Geneva campus of Webster University on Thursday, March 30. Organized by Fernando Lagraña, director of the Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) program and moderated by Dominique Jolly, chair of the Walker School programs at Webster Geneva, this D.Bates session focused on technology and usage aspects of the massive data collection trend that we witness today, with a special focus on journalism and health care.

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Leiden Spotlight: Alumni Sonia Sin, co-owner Studio Schrofer

April 06, 2017

As Chief Cheerleader of award winning furniture design firm Studio Schrofer, Sonia Sin doesn’t have “normal” days at the office. She champions good designs as enthusiastically as she does her political protesting, environmental activism and various philanthropies. Studio Schrofer has been recognized by the city of The Hague as one of its Creative Ambassadors.

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Around Webster: Hellinger at Georgetown, Eskerod in Thailand, Mullen on Myanmar, van Marissing in The Hague

April 05, 2017

Thailand's Matthew Mullen was profiled for his research and book on Myanmar, Dan Hellinger spoke on Venezuela at the Center for Latin American Studies, the Netherlands' Jean Paul van Marissing spoke in The Hague on International Women's Day, and Vienna's Pernille Eskerod presented research as part of her visit to Webster Thailand in Spring 1.

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The challenge tests programming and problem-solving skills in a cooperative team setting.

Webster Presents 14th Annual High School Programming Challenge

March 30, 2017

With the help of sponsors Reinsurance Group of America, Century Link, Maritz and Hunter Engineering, Webster University will host its 14th Annual High School Programming Challenge on Saturday, April 1. The Programming Challenge brings together talented students from high schools in Missouri and Illinois to compete in a spirit of fun, testing programming skills and problem-solving ability as they work in cooperative teams.

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Seven Students Awarded Professional Membership Fees

March 27, 2017

The Career Planning & Development Center’s Spring 2017 Professional Association Membership Program (ProAMP) awarded seven students representing all five colleges and schools with membership fees to the professional association of their choice. Recipients chose to become student members of the Advertising Club of Greater Saint Louis, AIGA, the Council for Exceptional Children, the Information Systems Security Association, and the International Studies Association.

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Sessions are also recorded for those who cannot attend live.

Library Webinars: Research Techniques, Overview of Library Resources for You

March 22, 2017

In its continuing series of global webinars for faculty, students and staff at any campus, the Webster University Library offers more sessions this spring on "Beginning Research for BUSN and MNGT 5000," "Mendeley 102: Advanced Techniques for Researchers," plus its regular "Overview of Library Resources." For those who cannot attend at the time of the webinar, registering allows you to see a recorded version.

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News Around Webster: Armbruster, Cosic, Mossotti, Roberts

March 21, 2017

Karla Armbruster will present at Rhodes and Stellenbosch universities in South Africa, Joe Roberts received the Visionary Leader Award, Zlatko Cosic's film will screen in the U.K., and Travis Mossotti presented at TEDx Gateway Arch.

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Luke AFB Student Earns CCME Scholarship

March 15, 2017

During the Council of College and Military Educators (CCME) symposium in Atlanta, Georgia, earlier this month, Luke Air Force Base graduate student Katie Chavez was selected as one of 15 recipients to receive a $1,000 scholarship. CCME offers students who are United States military members and veterans, as well as spouses of service members and veterans, the opportunity to apply for scholarships to assist them in completing their higher education degrees.

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Sumendra Sing, MBA student at Webster University Thailand

Thailand MBA Student Wins Top E-Commerce Paper

March 13, 2017

Sumendra Singh, a Webster University student pursuing his MBA in Thailand, has won the Best Paper Award at an international e-commerce conference in Bangkok. Written in collaboration with his MBA thesis mentor Leslie Klieb, the paper on e-commerce security was honored at the International Conference on E-Commerce, E-Business and E-Technology (IC17Thai).

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Economics Association opening event

Webster Economics Association Opening Event

March 08, 2017

The Webster University Economics Association had its opening event, co-hosted by the Career Planning and Development Center, with members, students, faculty and staff gathered in the East Academic Building on March 1. Attendees met the association’s president, Manuel Leon Hoyos, and Marcie Schumert, Career Advisor and liaison to the Walker School.

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