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Brown and Stiles

News Around Webster: Jefferson Higgins, School Psychology, Cosic

February 20, 2019

Robin Jefferson Higgins is this month's featured speaker in the St. Louis Paralegal Association Programs and Education series, delivering her talk, "Unconscious Bias in the Legal Profession." ... Debbie Stiles and graduate student Kelly Ann Brown presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Cross-Cultural Research. ... Zlatko Cosic's new video, Pizzicato, is screening at the Moving-Image-Arts International Film Festival, Toronto, Canada.

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Learn About Universal Design at Feb. 19 Tour of Sverdrup, UC

February 05, 2019

Faculty, staff and students are invited to join the Universal Design Tour on Feb. 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Attendees will meet in the lobby of Sverdrup for a walking tour of the recently renovated Sverdrup Complex, as well as the older University Center. A lively and informative discussion on what Universal Design is and how it is applied to these campus buildings will follow the tour.

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Photo from faculty participant

Annual Faculty Photography Exhibition Opening Reception Jan. 25

January 24, 2019

The opening reception for the Annual Photography Faculty Exhibition is Friday, Jan. 25 from 5-7 p.m. in the May Gallery. Faculty from the Webster University home campus exhibiting work include Robin Assner-Alvey, Thomas Barkman, Bill Barrett, Claudia Burris, Dan Dreyfus, Krista Frohling, Christine Giancola, Greg Landrum, David Hanlon, Dominique Macaire, David Moore, Caroline Philippone, and Jennifer Silverberg.

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'Grave Tales' Series with Horror In Media and Culture Class

January 23, 2019

"Grave Tales" is a selection of films screening Thursday nights in January and February in the Webster University Film Series. It was curated in conjunction with a course of the same name in the Film Studies program. This week students will hear from David J. Skal, a writer and documentary filmmaker, who will also hold a director discussion at Thursday's screening of "Dracula" and Skal's "The Road to Dracula."

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Lionel Cuillé

News Around Webster: Cuille, Cosic, Johnson

January 18, 2019

Lionel Cuillé published an essay on French novelist Emile Zola in the European journal RELIEF. ... Zlatko Cosic's exhibition, STORY 4: SCENES 1-9, has been selected for the Intimate Lens Ethnographic Film Festival, Caserta, Italy. ... Ashley Johnson was a panelist at two entrepreneurial-focused events this winter in St. Louis and Dallas.

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call for judges

Call for Judges for Gorlok Gala Forensic Tournament

January 17, 2019

Webster University’s Forensic and Debate Program is hosting their annual Gorlok Gala tournament the weekend of Jan. 25-27. The team is still in need of judges. No experience is necessary; actually, it is ideal to have a pool of objective critics in order to provide a more sound, competitive and educational experience for the competitors. If interested in judging, please contact Gina Jensen, director of forensics, at

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Degree plans students, advisors and prospective students plan a path to graduation.

Undergraduate Degree Plans: Resource for students, families, advisors

January 10, 2019

Webster University students and their families as well as advisors, Admissions representatives, and others have an important tool: Course sequence degree plans for undergraduate majors, which are now available in one place on the web. A subcommittee of the Retention and Graduation Committee worked during 2017-2018 with faculty in all five schools and colleges to assemble this resource for students and their advisors to help plan their path to graduation.

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24 Webster faculty members received grants for 20 projects.

2019 Faculty Research Grant Recipients Announced

January 07, 2019

The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce the 24 recipients and 20 projects of the 2019 Faculty Research Grants. The awards will fund faculty research and professional development activities which will advance academic excellence for the individual faculty members and for Webster University. Congratulations to the 2019 recipients!

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Chess head coach Susan Polgar on Fox 2's morning show

In the News: Chess team, Sanders, marketing winners, Cross

December 21, 2018

Chess coach Susan Polgar and two team members played live on Fox 2 news ahead of this month’s Pan-Am championship, which they will attempt to win for the seventh consecutive time. … Two marketing students who were part of the winning team in the Chevy dealers competition were interviewed on Channel 4’s Great Day St. Louis. … Ghana director Christa Sanders was profiled in New African Woman magazine, on promoting a global approach to education. … Remy Cross was interviewed in Associated Press stories about a unionization vote in the St. Louis County Prosecutor’s Office.

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News Around Webster: Guterman, Moentmann, Albers

News Around Webster: Guterman, Moentmann, Albers, Rumenjak

December 20, 2018

Gad Guterman was invited to Argentina to teach a four-day intensive course in Contemporary Anglophone Drama. ... School of Communications student Eva Moentmann won an Oregon International Film Award. ... Paula Albers, electronic resources librarian, won the Robin Kespohl IUG Conference Scholarship. ... Webster Leiden's Nives Rumenjak was one of this year's recipients of the new ASEEES Convention Opportunity Travel Grant.

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Webster University

Realignment of Media Center from IT to School of Communications

December 19, 2018

The Office of the Provost has announced that personnel and budget responsibility for the Media Center will move from Information Technology to the School of Communications. The Media Center manages inventory, supplies, maintenance, checkout, and repair of media equipment, as well as labs and studios for the School of Communications. This reorganization will improve efficiency and better align responsibilities with goal-setting and learning outcomes.

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Students in the Advertising and Marketing Communications Program show off the awards they won in a local marketing challenge.

Webster Students Win Local Chevy Marketing Challenge, Help the Homeless

December 18, 2018

Students in Terry Sullivan’s ADVT 3150 Content Marketing class, with the help of video production students, were the winning team in the Chevrolet Local Marketing Associations College Marketing Program earlier this month. The students developed a hyper-local marketing plan for local Chevy dealers: a "Sock Hop" event and contest that filled the trunk and back seat of a Chevy Spark with over 700 pairs of socks. The socks were then donated to the local non-profit Places for People.

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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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