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Nicole Miller-Struttmann discussed her research on bees during the total solar eclipse in Smithsonian Magazine.

In the News: Miller-Struttmann in Smithsonian, Croghan 'On the Air,' Dubberke on KSDK

October 12, 2018

Nicole Miller-Struttmann is in Smithsonian Magazine discussing her research of bee behavior during the 2017 total solar eclipse. ... Sports and Entertainment Marketing program lead Jack Croghan appears on Friday's "St. Louis On The Air" program to discuss the latest proposal to bring MLS soccer to St. Louis. ... Economics faculty member Sarah Dubberke was on NBC affiliate KSDK Thursday morning discussing consumer tips for using credit cards.

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Condoleezza Rice video conferences in for CHINA Town Hall

Confucius Institute Hosts China Town Hall featuring Condoleezza Rice

October 11, 2018

On the evening of Oct. 9, the Confucius Institute at Webster University and the World Affairs Council of St. Louis co-hosted the nationwide CHINA Town Hall event, which featured a webcast with former Secretary of State and National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice.

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Save the date for this annual salute to mid-year graduates.

Save the Date: December Toast 2018

October 05, 2018

Save the Date for the December Toast, the celebration of our mid-year graduates: Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, 4:30-6 p.m. at the Webster University Community Music School. This event will honor our August, October and December graduates from the greater St. Louis area. For more information on the December Toast and to RSVP, visit webster.edu/commencement/DecemberToast.

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Elanah Uretsky

Highlights: 'Doing Business in China: What They Don't Teach You in Business School'

September 28, 2018

The Confucius Institute at Webster University hosted an event yesterday, “Doing Business in China: What They Don’t Teach You in Business School”. Students, staff, and faculty listened to anthropologist Elanah Uretsky, as she shed light on the intricacies of how business culture has affected public health in China. Uretsky focused her talk on the HIV epidemic, examining how cultural concepts and practices in China compel the intersection of business and risky behavior in relation to the spread of the disease.

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Students are invited to visit the ARC for tutoring services and other opportunities.

Tutoring Program Available to Students Through the Academic Resource Center

September 21, 2018

As the semester is well underway, students may be presenting a need for additional subject-matter assistance. The Webster University Tutoring Program at the Academic Resource Center (ARC) provides a pool of capable tutors who can work one-on-one with students to help them achieve greater confidence, independence, and success as learners. This program is free of charge and serves all students who are currently enrolled in courses at Webster University. Individual peer tutoring is available by appointment for both short-term "catch-up" assistance and ongoing support.

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Deadline Extended for Fall, Fall 1 Starfish Early Term Progress Survey

September 14, 2018

Deadline extended for current Starfish Early Term Progress Survey. Due to recent access issues to the Student Success Portal, powered by Starfish, the Early Term Progress Survey – Fall and Fall 1, 2018, which was set to expire at 11 p.m. CST on Monday, Sept. 17, has been extended to 11 p.m. CST on Friday, Sept. 21.

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Jill Stulce demonstrates lab technology during a KSDK Newschannel 5 feature on the nurse anesthesia program.

In the News: Nurse anesthesia, cybersecurity, LouFest

September 14, 2018

Webster's Nurse Anesthesia program and Browning Hall were featured by NBC affiliate Newschannel 5, including an interview with program director Jill Stulce. ... Cybersecurity program lead Paul Frazier was part of an international TRTWorld roundtable on cyber attacks recorded out of London. ... Sports and Entertainment Management program lead was interviewed on St. Louis Public Radio about why the annual LouFest music festival was canceled.

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Midwest Academy of Management

Webster to Host 2018 Midwest Academy of Management Conference

September 12, 2018

The Webster University George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology will host the 2018 Midwest Academy of Management conference ) Oct. 11-13 at the Westin St. Louis Hotel and at Webster's Gateway Campus in downtown St. Louis. The conference theme, "The Spirit of Community: Academics and Practitioners Collaborating to Improve our Future," draws upon the spirit of St. Louis heritage. Attendees will have more than 100 management-related papers and symposiums to choose in a wide range of areas of study.

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Webster hosted the conference on Sept. 8. (Photo by Allison Levin, adjunct faculty member, via twitter @ConsultSNAPS)

Sports Research Conference includes Students' SABR Presentations

September 10, 2018

The Webster University Sports Research Conference was held Saturday, Sept. 8, directed by adjunct faculty member Allison Levin and the Webster Sports Media and Analytics Club. The conference invites research presentations on all facets of sports. Two presentations were by Webster students, alumnus Jacob Claspille and current junior Alexis LaMarsh, who had presented at this summer's national meeting of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR).

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Condoleeza Rice

CHINA Town Hall: A videoconference featuring Condoleezza Rice

September 06, 2018

China Town Hall is a national conversation on China taking place in scores of communities throughout the United States and in Greater China. This year's event includes a national videoconference featuring former U.S. Secretary of State and National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice. Hosted in St. Louis by the Confucius Institute, locally the videoconference will be followed by an in-person lecture by Joan Kaufman, speaking on “China’s Current Health and Demographic Challenges.”

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Elsa Fan (right) will moderate the talk by Elanah Uretsky (left).

Confucius Institute Event: Doing Business in China

September 05, 2018

The Confucius Institute at Webster University will host an event, "What They Don't Teach You about Doing Business in China in Business School," on Wednesday, Sept. 26, on the main campus in Webster Groves. Hear from Elanah Uretsky, an anthropologist at Brandeis University whose research includes medical anthropology, HIV/AIDS, gender roles and disease transmission. A reception follows her talk, which is moderated by Elsa Fan, assistant professor of anthropology at Webster University.

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Walker School Dean Simone Cummings was profiled in the St. Louis Business Journal.

In the News: Cummings featured; CMS on NPR; WILLOW in national news

September 04, 2018

Simone Cummings was featured in the St. Louis Business Journal on work-life balance. ... Coverage of WILLOW Project client Angel Stewart went national, with Associated Press stories appearing in outlets across the country. ... Community Music School student Jerry Chang's live performance will air along with an interview on NPR's From the Top this week.

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Billy Spears

News Around Webster: Spears award, Davis chapter, Christeson remarks, Aaron film

August 31, 2018

School of Communications faculty member Dorian Hunter Davis has co-written a new textbook chapter, "Tweet the Press: Effects of Donald Trump's 'Fake News!' Epithet on Civics and Popular Culture." ... Con Christeson will speak at the National Arts Marketing Project Conference. ... Irvine cybersecurity faculty member Billy Spears won the Evanta Global CISO Breakaway Leadership Award in the "influence" category. ... A film edited by Chris Aaron, Forever Waves, premiered at the French Quarter Festival over the summer.

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