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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.

tags: academics, students, faculty, research, college of arts and science, school of communications, college of fine arts, school of business and technology, school of education, webster life, webster today

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.

tags: academics, college of arts and sciences, college of fine arts, faculty, department of music, department of art design and art history, vienna, game design, english, school of business and technology, school of communications, webster today

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.

tags: academics, alumni, in the news, cybersecurity, graphic design, college of fine arts, school of business and technology, conservatory of theatre arts, webster today

Fox2 coverage of the $2.7 million grant for Webster University's School of Education.

In the News: $2.7M DOE grant, Psihountas, Mitchell advice to Fine Arts freshmen

September 06, 2017

Fox2 visited campus to speak with Provost Julian Schuster and School of Education professor DJ Kaiser about the $2.7 million grant to train local teachers for working with English language learners. ... Finance professor and MBA director Debbie Psihountas was interviewed in an “Ask the Expert” feature at WalletHub about auto industry sales and consumer purchasing tips. ... Alumnus Jerry Mitchell was featured in Playbill’s piece, "15 Broadway Stars Share Their Best Advice for College Freshmen."

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Eclipse

Eclipse Brings Out the Photographers Among Us

August 31, 2017

The solar eclipse brought almost 1,000 people out to the home campus. It also brought out the inner photographer among faculty and staff. In addition to the stunning shots captured by Inocencio Boc, manager of photography services in Global Marketing and Communications, faculty and staff took their turn capturing and sharing photos. Kristi Lenz in Information Technology took a vacation day to capture the day’s magic, with her submission included in Google’s Eclipse Megamovie 2017. Walker School faculty member Tad Biggs' shot is up for a vote at stltoday.

tags: employee news, school of business and technology, webster life, webster today, information technology, math computer science

Simone Cummings

In the News: Cummings profile; Woolf on Trump; Cottam on online; Erbs '85 salute

August 11, 2017

Simone Cummings was profiled in the St. Louis American for her new role as dean of the Walker School. ... Linda Woolf's op/ed on President Trump's speech to the Boy Scouts was published in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. ... EducationDIVE spoke with Michael Cottom about online learning opportunities for degree completion. ... Donna Erbs ’85 has been named by the St. Louis Business Journal as one of this year’s Most Influential Business Women.

tags: academics, alumni, college of arts and sciences, faculty, in the news, online learning, school of business and technology, webster today

Faculty networking and resource fair

Save the Date: Faculty Networking Event and Resource Fair Sept. 14

August 08, 2017

All faculty are invited to attend the Faculty Networking Event and Resource Fair on Thursday, Sept. 14 for an afternoon of learning and socializing. The goal of this event is for faculty to learn about services and resources available to them and their students -- an excellent opportunity to learn about new developments and meet colleagues. If your office or unit is interested in hosting a table at this event, please fill out the survey to let us know.

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In the News

In the News: Miller-Struttmann's bees, Cross on Minneapolis, Rumenjak on IR, MBAs in Egypt

July 24, 2017

Nicole Miller-Struttmann's research on tracking bees received additional coverage from the Associated Press and St. Louis Post-Dispatch. ... Remy Cross was quoted in AP stories about the Minneapolis Police Department after a fatal shooting of a woman who had called 911 ... Webster Leiden lecturer Nives Rumenjak was consulted for an IAmExpat profile about the international relations program. ... Seven Webster MBA grads were among 52 welcomed home through a joint U.S.-Egypt program for women scholars.

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Browning Hall is nearly complete, but the building is officially off limits until an occupation permit is issued.

Safety Reminder - Browning Hall Off Limits to All but Authorized Personnel

July 19, 2017

Browning Hall, the Interdisciplinary Science Building, is nearly completed, but construction crews are still on site installing major components of the building and completing punch list work. Because it is still officially under construction, the building and the area inside the fenced-off construction zone are off-limits to all but authorized personnel.

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Most buildings on the Webster Groves Home Campus will lose power for most the day on July 29.

Power Outage Scheduled for Home Campus on Sat. July 29

July 12, 2017

An Ameren planned power outage is scheduled for the Webster Groves home campus on Saturday, July 29. Most buildings on campus will start to lose power as early as 2 a.m. that morning. Power is not anticipated to be restored until later Saturday afternoon.

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