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Sandra Jenkins of Webster on WALB News

In the News: Faculty at border; Film, TV, Video; Fort Stewart's Jenkins

April 22, 2019

Faculty and students in the Film, Television, and Video Production program will be interviewed on 107.3 RAF at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 23. .... Anne Geraghty-Rathert, Mary Ann Drake and Silvia Navia will be interviewed on the April 25 "St. Louis on the Air" about their trips to the U.S.-Mexico border to offer legal advice and health services to migrants. ... Fort Stewart director Sandra Jenkins was interviewed on WALB about her efforts to support scholarships for first-generation students from low-income families.

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Committee to Review Faculty Information Session, May 14

April 22, 2019

The Committee to Review Faculty will hold an informational meeting for faculty members approaching initial status/tenure and promotion Tuesday, May 14 at 1 p.m. in the Library Conference Room. The committee recommends status- and tenure-track faculty attend this session regardless of what year they will be going up for initial review.

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Award-Winning Forensic Team Showcase April 24

April 18, 2019

See Webster’s award winning forensics team, which recently finished 5th in the nation, next Wednesday, April 24, from noon-1 p.m. in the Library Conference Room. Four performances will be featured, as they close out the 2018-2019 season. Feel free to bring lunch. Please contact program director Gina Jensen at jensen@webster.edu for more information.

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Save the Date: Ninth Annual Global Citizenship Collaboratory, May 21-22

April 17, 2019

Faculty, students, and academic partners are invited to attend the ninth annual Global Citizenship Collaboratory on Tuesday, May 21 and Wednesday, May 22 on the Webster Groves campus, East Academic Building. The annual Collaboratory provides a space for the Webster community to share research, collaborate across disciplines, strengthen assessment practices, and explore new directions related to teaching and learning.

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John (Jack) Galmiche III

Webster University Remembers Jack Galmiche, Vice Chair, Nine Network CEO

April 17, 2019

The Webster University community is saddened to learn of the passing of John (Jack) Galmiche III, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Nine Network of Public Media and Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees for Webster University. Galmiche was well known for his service to the Webster community and the entire St. Louis region and had served on the University’s board for most of the past five years. During that time, Galmiche also supported various programs in the School of Communications and was a familiar presence at the University’s annual Diversity and Inclusion Conference.

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Webster recently hosted Bobby Berk and Karamo Brown from the Netflix series,

In the News: Loretto-Hilton, Stroble and Flewellen, Brasfield, Corrigan

April 12, 2019

The New York Times' "36 Hours in..." travel series listed performances at the Loretto-Hilton Center as a must-see when visiting St. Louis. ... The St. Louis Post-Dispatch quoted Beth Stroble and Vincent C. Flewellen in coverage of "Queer Eye" stars' visit to campus. ... The Post-Dispatch reviewed Don Corrigan's latest book about squirrel's in popular culture. ... Jim Brasfield was quoted in Post-Dispatch analysis of the "Better Together" proposal to merge St. Louis and St. Louis County.

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Webster Geneva 40th Anniversary Celebrations

Webster University Celebrates 40 Years in Geneva

April 09, 2019

A weekend of activities recognizing Webster University Geneva’s 40th anniversary culminated with a Gala Fundraiser with alumni and friends, over a celebration evening of cocktails, art, music, dinner and dancing, with proceeds benefiting scholarship funds at Webster Geneva. Current student Emil Brew-Butler served as master of ceremonies, and Sema Jonsson's gallery exhibit, “Women Who Inspire,” recalled Webster's humble origins and pioneering spirit from its 1915 founding in St. Louis.

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Community CollabARTive, co-founded by Webster University adjunct professor Con Christeson, is one of 10 finalists selected from across the nation for the annual Robert E. Gard Award

Community CollabARTive Selected as a Finalist for Americans for the Arts 2019 Gard Award for Arts and Community Life

April 03, 2019

Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education in America, announced that Community CollabARTive, co-founded by Webster University adjunct professor Con Christeson, is one of 10 finalists selected from across the nation for the annual Robert E. Gard Award.

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Thommi Lawson, full-time faculty member at Myrtle Beach

News Around Webster: Henley, Tuncel, Lawson, Cosic

April 02, 2019

Charleston's Patricia Henley was honored her natural disaster preparation leadership efforts, including leading Charleston to be the first county in South Carolina to attain EMAP accreditation. ... Myrtle Beach's Thommi Lawson has published two papers, including one on using narrative therapy with trauma-exposed black youth. ... Ece Tuncel's "The Retrospective Imputation of Nefarious Intent," was selected to appear in the Best Paper Proceedings at the 2019 Academy of Management Meeting. ... Zlatko Cosic's films are screening in New York, Cuba and Italy this month.

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Webster Forensic and Debate program brought home a fifth place overall team sweepstakes award from the 2019 Pi Kappa Pi Kappa Delta National Tournament and Convention

Webster Forensic and Debate Students Shine at Pi Kappa Delta National Tournament

March 25, 2019

The Webster Forensic and Debate program brought home a fifth place overall team sweepstakes award from the 2019 Pi Kappa Delta National Tournament and Convention, held March 20-24 at Hofstra University. The fifth place team sweepstakes award is the highlight of 34 honors earned at the tournament that included 71 schools from 27 states. Among the individual honors earned are two national championships won by Olivia Potter in Interviewing and Daniela Piazzi in Spanish Oral Interpretation. This marks the second-best team national tournament finish in the team’s history.

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Ted Green presented research on

News Around Webster: Green, Zinselmeyer at NCHE; Chappell on King; Miller on teens, media

March 25, 2019

Ted Green and Tom Zinselmeyer presented at the National Council for History Education conference on how collaboration between museums, educators, and historical societies can engage early adolescent learners. ... John Chappell presented a paper, "Carole King's Consciousness Raising Path to Tapestry" at the Southwest Popular/American Popular Culture Association conference. ... Donald Miller has written an exhaustive "teens and media" reference book, "Coming of Age in Popular Culture: Teenagers, Adolescence, and the Art of Growing Up."

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Géopolitis on channel RTS

In the News: Fatton, Frazier, Nyzhnyk, Rothenbuhler, Seurkamp

March 15, 2019

International relations professor Lionel Fatton was interviewed on Swiss TV about tensions around Taiwan and the South China Sea. ... School of Communications Dean Eric Rothenbuhler was interviewed on KMOX about finding the right fit for college amid an admission scandal among "ultra-wealthy" parents. ... Graduate student and chess team member Illya Nyzhnyk was interviewed by the Associate Press. ... Cybersecurity professor Paul Frazier was interviewed on KMOV about child safety on the internet. ... Alumna Mary Pat Seurkamp was inducted into the Baltimore Sun Civic and Business Hall of Fame.

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News Around Webster: Kracen research, Iacobacci book, Cosic screening

March 08, 2019

Amanda Kracen presented findings on research co-authored by Webster students at the American Psychosocial Oncology Society conference. ... Nicoletta Iacobacci of Webster Geneva presented her book, "Exponential Ethics," which explores the ethical challenges surrounding the use of the latest technologies such as artificial intelligence and robots. ... Zlatko Cosic's 'Tapeta Lucida' will screen during the St. Louis Symphony: Live at the Pulitzer series March 26-27.

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Bill Barrett speaks on

News Around Webster: Barrett on the camera, Kleinman on applied math, Applied Ed Psychology

March 04, 2019

Bill Barrett will speak tonight at the Missouri History Museum on "The Idea of the Camera," at the invitation of the Academy of Science. ... Kim Kleinman published “Why Edgar Anderson Visited Math Departments: Natural History, Statistics, and Applied Mathematics” in Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. ... Students and faculty in the Applied Educational Psychology and School Psychology programs presented their research at the Columbia University Winter Roundtable.

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Media Academy

School of Communications Hosts 4th Annual Media Academy March 6-7

March 01, 2019

Media Academy is a two-day event that includes a keynote address, a panel discussion, several interactive career workshops, networking receptions, and a student showcase. Media Academy focuses on the importance of career development and industry exploration. This event brings together students, alumni, faculty, and industry professionals to exchange ideas and expand their knowledge of the ever-changing communication landscape.

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