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Ece Tuncel

Around Webster: Tuncel, Link, Christeson, Cosic

August 06, 2020

Ece Tunce has a paper on negotiations published in Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. ... John Link was a featured presenter at the MidWest Association of Colleges and Employers Virtual Conference. ... A compendium of Con Christeson's reflection prompts are featured by the Museum of Contemporary Religious Art (MOCRA). ... Zlatko Cosic had films screening in Berlin and streaming this month at e-flux.

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In the News: Hall on attorney race; Curtis on cyber scams; Rodney on school; Stewart, Bowers profiles

August 02, 2020

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch profiled Christina "Steenz" Stewart as a trailblazer. ... Bill Hall was quoted in a widely circulated Associated Press article about the high-profile St. Louis Circuit Attorney election. ... James Curtis was interviewed on the Missouri Business Alert podcast. ... Basiyr Rodney was interviewed on Fox 2 about the challenges schools face this fall in the pandemic. ... The late music professor emerita Kathryn Smith Bowers was featured in the Post-Dispatch.

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Zoë Kennison, creator of the award-winning film

Webster Alumna Earns Multiple Awards at Film Showcase

July 31, 2020

The last thing that Zoë Kennison expected when she majored in religious studies at Webster University was to become an award-winning filmmaker. Kennison, who graduated from the College of Arts and Science in 2015, discovered her passion for film through other Webster students. Her feature-length film about pressures on women to have children, "Easy-Bake," won seven awards at the St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase this spring.

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Fall at Webster

Adjustment to Graduate Programs for Fall 2020

July 30, 2020

The modalities of some graduate programs have been adjusted for Fall 2020. These decisions were made by academic deans in collaboration with department chairs and faculty, based on a variety of factors, including input from academic partners, employers and students. These and other course modality plans are subject to change based on evolving conditions and capacity related to the pandemic. Students in these programs do not need to re-register for classes.

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Poster Presentation

School of Communications Virtual Internship Poster Presentations

July 27, 2020

On Wednesday, July 22, the School of Communications Internship Program hosted its first Virtual Internship Poster Presentations presented by the summer interns under the leadership of Trezette Dixon, director School of Communications Internship Program. Despite the challenges of the pandemic, students remained focused and secured internships that will shape their future careers and life after Webster.

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Webster University Ghana

In the News: Ghana, Cooper, Roberts, Smith

July 22, 2020

A National Catholic Reporter column cited Webster University as a higher education leader for its campus in Accra, Ghana. ... Joe Roberts was quoted by Wallet Hub to explain the difference among credit card offers. ... Julie Smith was quoted in Greencamp magazine about the difference between misinformation and disinformation on social media. ... Jameca Woody Cooper was interviewed by Med Circle about the importance of finding a therapist who is culturally inclusive.

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News Around Webster: McElwee's Laumeier installation, Rodney 'Challenging Racism,' DADAH students win film award

July 16, 2020

Recent professional news and achievements for Webster University community members include: Professor Van McElwee has been named the Ken and Nancy Kranzberg Artist at Laumeier Sculpture Park in St. Louis. ... Associate Professor Basiyr Rodney participated in the online discussion “Challenging Racism and Injustice,” hosted by the Pan-African Ahmadiyya Muslim Association. ... Department of Art, Design, and Art History students Bethany Clemens' and Emma Bright's film “Woolgathering” won first place in the Spotlight Experimental Category the Concordia Film Festival in Montreal.

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News Around Webster: Tehindrazanarivelo, Breault, Corrigan, Cosic

July 02, 2020

Geneva faculty member Djacoba Tehindrazanarivelo has been appointed as foreign minister of Madagascar. … Don Corrigan and the Environmental Echo student blog class project received recognition in a Missouri Statehouse Resolution. ... Mike Breault, assistant professor in the Games and Game Design program, has published a textbook on narrative design and game design, “Narrative Design: The Craft of Writing for Games.” … Faculty member Zlatko Ćosić and Miami artist Laurencia Strauss have been awarded a WaveMaker grant for The Bubble Pops Popsicle Project/ PROJECTIONS.

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Warren Rosenblum

In the News: Rodney, Rosenblum, Smith, Cooper

June 29, 2020

Warren Rosenblum was interviewed on NBC affiliate KSDK and KWRH radio about the historical context of Christopher Columbus and Confederacy monuments and their removal. ... Jameca Woody Cooper was interviewed by MEL Magazine on “How to Use Motivational Interviewing Tactics to Make People Realize They’re Wrong." ... Julie Smith was on the “Persons of Interest” podcast on how to debunk false info on social media. ... Basiyr Rodney penned an op-ed in the newsletter for the PanAfrican Ahmadiyya Muslim Association USA.

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Webster University's campus in Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Webster University in Tashkent Receives Education Grant

June 25, 2020

Webster University in Tashkent was awarded a $25,000 grant to host the new “English for Professionals in Mass Media” course in partnership with the U.S. Embassy in Uzbekistan. The grant, which was awarded by the embassy, will teach English to media professionals in Uzbekistan, so that they can gain more access to international sources of information and can better connect Uzbekistan with the rest of the world through media.

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Jameca Woody Cooper

In the News: Cooper on children and protests; Smith on social media; Alum's lifetime achievement award

June 23, 2020

Jameca Woody Cooper was interviewed in "Insider" amid debate about the role of children in political activism. ... Julie Smith was interviewed by a PBS program and the Arizona Republic about sorting fact from fiction in social media. ... Alumna Rosetta Keeton was featured in the St. Louis American for her "Lifetime Achiever in Healthcare" award.

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Grace Gilliam

Webster Student Featured by CNN for Small Town Protest Efforts

June 22, 2020

Webster University student Grace Gilliam was featured on CNN earlier this month for participating in a protest in her small town of Farmington, Missouri, population 18,843. Gilliam was one of four people who took part in protests in small towns across the United States in solidarity with the larger protests in Minneapolis, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles and Chicago. Gilliam believes being noticed by the CNN reporter happened because of the skills and information she learned at Webster.

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In the News: Steenz 'One to Read,' Smith one to follow in Slate, BLM banner on KSDK

June 11, 2020

Faculty member Christina "Steenz" Stewart was named by (Comic Book Resources) as one of 15 Black Comic Book Artists that everyone should be reading. ... KSDK ran a short story Monday about the "Black Lives Matter" banner Webster installed in front of the Luhr Building. ... Julie Smith was cited by Slate Magazine as one of a handful of people who are helping the public understand how to tell real information from fake information online.

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The Annual Juried Photography Show, Now Online

June 10, 2020

Webster University's May Gallery 2019-2020 Annual Juried Photography Show is now available online for patrons to view this year's entries. Photos were submitted from current enrolled Webster students worldwide. The jurors for this year's show were photography alumni Jamison Ford, technical representative with Fujifilm, and David Kovaluk, visual communication specialist at St. Louis Public Radio.

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Webster Film Series Presents 'Yourself & Yours'

June 05, 2020

Opening today for the Webster Film Series is the Korean film "Yourself & Yours," which has never been distributed in America. Patrons also have one more week to be able to rent "Joan of Arc." The film series has been working hard to gather more films for the month of June, with each rental, the Webster Film Series will receive $5 of the $12 rental fee.

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