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Grosso presents on family law reform and gender equality.

News Around Webster: Grosso, Ibroscheva, Polic

December 11, 2018

Sarah Grosso of Webster Geneva presented at the 3rd International Conference of the Asian Yearbook on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law on the theme of Law, Gender and Sexuality. ... School of Communications Associate Dean Elza Ibroscheva published an essay on European media and #MeToo in Media Ethics Magazine. ... Geneva's Viktor Polic presented on corporate use of the cloud and security at the Annual CISO Summit Europe in Montreux.

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New Team Captain Volunteers Needed for May Commencement Ceremony

December 10, 2018

Every year we celebrate Webster graduates in May at the Commencement ceremony at the Muny. This event requires the over 200 staff to make this a safe and pleasant experience for our graduates and their guests. The University is working to develop a larger committee of leaders to share the leadership, responsibility and rewards of Commencement day.

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Palacios was produced and shot by David Rocco, assistant professor in the School of Communications.

Professor's 'Palacios' Wins Film Awards Across the U.S.

December 10, 2018

"Palacios," a film produced and shot by David Rocco -- with some help from the dog, Ingebar --in the Webster University School of Communications, continues to win awards after screening at 15 festivals across the United States, and has been acquired for distribution. The feature about a widow and an inner-city teen recently received Best Narrative Feature and Best Cinematography for a Narrative Feature at Cincinnati's Over-the-Thine International Film Festival.

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Webster University President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble

In the News: Stroble on Ghana; Nurse Anesthesia student; Rothenbuhler and Starkey

December 07, 2018

President Beth Stroble discusses her recent Ghana campus and global strategy with Don Marsh for "St. Louis On the Air" today at noon. ... Nurse Anesthesia student India Johnson's interview by FOX 2/KPLR 11 reporter Shirley Washington about a homeless outreach program will air Saturday at 7 p.m. on Channel 11 and be posted online Monday. ... Eric Rothenbuhler and Jennifer Starkey were in Joe Holleman's column after they were named president and vice president, respectively, of the St. Louis Media History Foundation.

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Marketing Expert Visits Webster Vienna through EU Program

December 05, 2018

CEO and Associate Professor Svend Hollensen of Hollensen ApS, the University of Southern Denmark, and EURO FH, is an internationally recognized textbook author, business consultant, and researcher. He visited Webster Vienna for five days this November to teach and inspire students through lectures on international marketing and workshops for marketing strategies and influencer marketing.

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Study Break

Webster Forensics and Debate Team Hosts, Wins Big at Study Break Tournament

December 03, 2018

Webster University students excelled at the annual Study Break Debate Tournament on Dec. 1, winning each of the four team and individual categories, as well as the team sweepstakes championship. In an effort to both provide an experiential learning experience and service to the collegiate debate community, each year the Webster University Forensic and Debate Team partners with the class POLT 1550 Introduction to Political Argumentation and Debate for the tournament, hosted at Webster.

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Molly Stehn, assistant professor in the Department of Professional Counseling

News Around Webster: Ibroscheva on Bulgaria, Stehn on BPD, Campbell on homeopathy

December 03, 2018

Elza Ibroscheva was awarded a research grant to promote communication studies in emerging democracies. She also recently presented at the U. of Illinois EU Studies Conference. ... Leiden's Craig Campbell published an article in the Journal of Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice. ... Molly Stehn published on dialectical behavior therapy in the Journal of Counselor Practice.

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Chris Sagovac discusses the Animation program

In the News: World AIDS Day, Animation program, Hayes

November 30, 2018

Thursday's World AIDS Day events at Webster were covered in multiple outlets, with Fox 2 shooting on campus, KTRS radio interviewing Dean Tony Wallner, and CBS affiliate KMOV-TV also promoting the free HIV/AIDS testing. ... Chris Sagovac and several students were part of a Fox2 feature on the Animation program after SpongeBob SquarePants creator Stephen Hellburg's death. ... Bernie Hayes was featured on "St. Louis On the Air" for his new position as interim director of the National Blues Museum.

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Student Graphic Design Showcase Dec. 7

November 27, 2018

Webster University Graphic Design students will present in a showcase on Friday, Dec. 7 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the University Center Sunnen Lounge. Each student will have individual tables with their most recent digital and print portfolios displayed and will be prepared to offer explanations and answer guests' questions.

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Nominate Students by Nov. 30 for Dean's Award for Service for Fall Semester

November 26, 2018

The Dean's Award for Service is an award given each semester that recognizes Webster University students for performing a valuable service on or off campus. Students can be nominated by any member of the Webster University community. Nominations are due in the Dean of Students office by Friday, Nov. 30.

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Geraghty-Rathert is professor of Legal Studies and director of the WILLOW Project.

In the News: Chamber Singers, Tom Cornell on air Hayes in STL American

November 21, 2018

Tune in to FOX 2 News on Friday, Nov. 23, at 10 a.m. to see the Webster Chamber Singers kick off the holiday season with several songs. ... School of Education Interim Dean Tom Cornell will discuss what to look for when buying books new readers on FOX 2 News at 8 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 25. ... School of Communications professor Bernie Hayes was recently named interim executive director of the Blues Museum in downtown St. Louis.

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call for judges

Call for Judges for Two Forensic Debate Tournaments, Dec. 1-2

November 21, 2018

Webster’s Forensic and Debate Team is preparing to host two collegiate tournaments Dec. 1 and Dec. 2. As is always the case, locally hosted tournaments succeed with community support, which includes guest critics. Gina Jensen, director of the program, anticipates as many as 25 schools from states throughout the Midwest. There are two tournaments running concurrently: the Study Break Tournament and the Gateway Swing.

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Faculty members have been selected for the APR Committee

Academic Program Review Committee Members Named

November 20, 2018

Provost Julian Schuster has announced the members of the Academic Program Review (APR) Committee for the current year. Following guidelines for the composition of the Committee established with Faculty Senate, the Faculty Senate selected five faculty members, one from each school and college, and recommended additional faculty members. Additional members – faculty, deans, the vice provost, and an international campus representative – were selected by the Provost in consultation with Faculty Senate President Gary Renz. The Committee will convene in the next weeks to create a work plan for Spring '19 and the 2019-20 Academic Year.

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Lionel Cuillé

News Around Webster: Cuille, Ibroscheva, Kleinman, Cosic

November 12, 2018

Elza Ibroscheva presented at the ECREA conference, “Centres and Peripheries: Communication, Research, Translation," in Switzerland. ... Lionel Cuillé gave a lecture at the international conference "Paul Claudel : résolument contemporain" at Paris-Sorbonne University. ... Kim Kleinman published a featured review, “Working at the Intersection of the Histories of Science, Technology, and Agriculture” in Agricultural History. ... Zlatko Cosic's films are screening at international film festivals in Tehran, Miami, Marseille and St. Louis.

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Webster leadership meets with American Chamber of Commerce Ghana.

In the News: Global education in Ghana, Film Series, 'Fake News'

November 09, 2018

President Stroble and Provost Schuster were featured in Ghana Nation for their joint lecture, "The importance of Global Education in the 21st Century," delivered at the Ghana campus. Their visit was also the lead story in the American Chamber of Commerce Ghana. ... Julie Smith's lecture "What is Fake News" was featured by Gatehouse Media. ... The Webster University Film Series was noted among "Best Things to Do" by the Riverfront Times.

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