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Elsa Fan

Around Webster: Fan, Vix, Scharf publications; Chakaryan workshop; Cosic screenings

January 14, 2020

Hasmik Chakaryan will present a workshop, "Working with Immigrant and Refugee Populations: Increasing Contextual Knowledge and Cultural Competency." ... Elsa Fan co-edited a special section in Medicine Anthropology Theory on how the category "men who have sex with men," or “MSM," circulates in global health spaces and development interventions. ... Heidi Vix and Emily Scharf wrote a chapter in "The Library Workplace Idea Book: Proactive Steps for Positive Change." ... Zlatko Cosic's films screened in Ethiopia, Germany and Croatia.

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Advertising students appeared on KMOV's Great Day Saint Louis after winning the Chevy competition.

In the News: Nursing, Advertising students; Smith on literacy

January 09, 2020

Two School of Communications students who won the Mid America Chevy Dealers College Marketing Program challenge were interviewed on Great Day Saint Louis. ... A MS in Nursing student's letter on workplace violence was published in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Webster's nursing program was named one of the best in the plains by Nursing Schools Almanac. ... Julie Smith's work with Rep. Jim Murphy to incorporate media literacy into public curriculum was covered by St. Louis Public Radio.

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Spring 2020 Success Portal Reminders, Updates and New Tools Available

January 06, 2020

Two new student success tools are launching in the Student Success Portal, powered by Starfish, in Spring 2020: the Academic Success plan and the English Proficiency Concern flag. In addition to these new resources, faculty and staff can read through to learn more about existing features, exciting updates to them and when to expect the Attendance Verification, Early Term and Midterm surveys to begin and end.

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Fall 2 Grades Due Dec. 31: Guidance on incomplete grades

December 18, 2019

Incompletes are tricky business. Since all graduate and undergraduate Fall 2 course grades are due by Dec. 31, now is the time to look over the resources Webster has available to help faculty determine when or if an Incomplete grade is appropriate.

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Webster Alumnae Latham, Lam Help Bring Disney's 'Frozen 2' to Life

December 12, 2019

Take notice when watching the hit Disney film "Frozen 2," currently in theatres. While set in a fantastic imaginary kingdom filled with magic, singing and an anthropomorphic snowman, astute viewers may spot a lot of Webster University hidden between the frames of the film. Webster graduates Leah Latham '10 and Ashley Lam '11 both contributed to the layout and production of the blockbuster hit.

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Back to Back Wins: Webster students again take first place in Chevy College Marketing Program Competition

December 09, 2019

On Dec. 3, the ADVT 3150 Digital Marketing class won the Chevy College Marketing Program competition for the second year in a row. The class competed against two teams from Lindenwood University and one team from UMSL. The judging panel of approximately 15 comprised representatives from top local Chevy dealers and agency personnel representing the local Chevy dealers.

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Lindsey Kingston

Around Webster: Balogun, Cosic, Cuille, Kingston, Liberati, Stehn

December 06, 2019

Ryan Liberati and Molly Stehn were awarded a Melanie E. Rawlings research grant for research on college counselor treatment of gay male college students. ... Lindsey Kingston delivered a human rights lecture in Seoul, South Korea, and has spent November on a research fellowship in Melbourne, Australia. ... Emmanuel Balogun delivered a public lecture at Johns Hopkins on African Studies. ... Lionel Cuille’s article on Francis Ponge was published in Contemporary French and Francophone Studies. ... Zlatko Cosic's films are screening at festivals in Argentina and Spain.

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Peter Sargent in his office as dean

In the News: Sargent tributes, Jane Austen Festival, Smith on Tik Tok

December 05, 2019

Several publications ran memorial features on Peter Sargent, the dean emeritus and "man who changed fine arts" who passed away last month. ... St. Louis Magazine featured the upcoming Jane Austen festival that will take place on the main campus. ... School of Communications instructor and social media expert Julie Smith was interviewed on KMOX about the video app Tik Tok.

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News Around Webster: Bunch veteran award, Cosic film in Russia, transgender conference

November 26, 2019

Recent professional news and achievements for Webster University faculty members include: Alumnus Charles (“Chuck”) Bunch, USAF United States Air Force (ret.), was presented an award by the San Antonio Business Journal, one of 14 Veterans honored with the Veterans in Business award. ... Webster alumnus and adjunct faculty member Zlatko Ćosić will screen an original film, Even the Birds Know It, at the Green Vision International Environmental Film Festival in St. Petersburg, Russia, Nov. 26-29. ... Webster alumni Taylor Michl and current Webster student Elliot Laurence presented at the 2019 Transgender Spectrum Conference, held on Nov. 8-9 at Washington University.

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Posters from a previous Research Across Disciplines event. This year's event attracted entries from more than 40 students.

From Caffeine to Capital Punishment: Research Across Disciplines Conference

November 25, 2019

More than 40 college students in the St. Louis region will present their research to the community Dec. 6 during Webster University’s annual Research Across Disciplines (RAD) conference. Topics of the student research range from measuring the impacts of caffeine on endurance runners to how human rights issues are portrayed in modern art.

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Matt Vogel

In the News: Jensen on sports, Vogel on Kermit the Frog, GDPR team in CASE

November 21, 2019

Alumnus Matt Vogel was profiled by the Associated Press on the role of voicing Kermit the Frog and other roles on Sesame Street. ... Speech Communications professor Scott Jensen was quoted in a WalletHub article about what makes a community a “good sports city.” ... Dominik Jansky, Edna Schick-Bodric and Jeanelle Wiley were quoted in CASE's Currents magazine about the strategies and challenges of implementing GPRD-compliant policies. ...

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Nominations Open for Fall 2019 Dean's Award for Service

November 19, 2019

The Dean's Award for Service recognizes Webster University students each semester for performing a valuable service either on or off campus. This award recognizes students’ volunteer efforts that go above and beyond in student leadership, such as coordinating events or community service in the local area and in other parts of the world. Nominations are due in the Dean of Students office by Wednesday, Nov. 27.

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Emmanuel Balogun

In the News: Balogun, Guffey, Schwerin, Smith

November 18, 2019

The St. Louis American covered the Fulbright-Hays Projects Abroad grant to Emmanuel Balogun on improving curriculum about Africa. ... Thailand director Ryan V. Guffey published an op-ed in the Bangkok Post about increasing educational capacity in Thailand. ... Julie Smith was quoted by Global News about studies linking social media use to depression and isolation. ... Adjunct faculty member Michelle Schwerin was in several news articles after being nominated to the St. Louis County Board of Police Commissioners.

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Communication Careers Week Hosted By School of Communications

November 11, 2019

Communication Careers Week is five days of engaging events held Nov 11 – Nov 15 that bring together students, alumni, faculty, staff, and industry professionals. It provides opportunities for students to expand their knowledge of the ever-changing landscape of the communication industry by gaining insights from alumni and working professionals.

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