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The sixth edition of Kelly-Kate Pease widely used text,

Hellinger on conspiracy age, Pease on IR, Green on leadership, Singaravelu on LGBTQ

October 09, 2018

Daniel Hellinger published "Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories in the Age of Trump," focusing on the tension between democracy and conspiracy. ... Kelly-Kate Pease has published the sixth edition of her widely used "International Organizations: Perspectives on Global Governance" ... Hemla Singaravelu published "The Coming-Out Process of Gay and Lesbian Individuals from Islamic Malaysia" ... Ted Green contributed to "Interpreting Leadership: 18th-Century Examples for 21st-Century Classrooms."

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Save the date for this annual salute to mid-year graduates.

Save the Date: December Toast 2018

October 05, 2018

Save the Date for the December Toast, the celebration of our mid-year graduates: Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, 4:30-6 p.m. at the Webster University Community Music School. This event will honor our August, October and December graduates from the greater St. Louis area. For more information on the December Toast and to RSVP, visit webster.edu/commencement/DecemberToast.

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President Elizabeth J. Stroble

President Invited to Commemorate Anniversary of Uzbekistan's Independence

October 02, 2018

Webster University President Elizabeth Stroble has been invited to deliver a keynote speech at the Republic of Uzbekistan Embassy on Oct. 3, 2018, in Washington, D.C. The invitation came from Uzbekistan's Ambassador Javlon Vakhabova and Shakhnoza Vakhabova, and the event is celebrating the 27th Anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Uzbekistan. Webster is the first American university with a partnership in Uzbekistan, where this fall 122 students have begun the MA in TESL program.

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Students are invited to visit the ARC for tutoring services and other opportunities.

Tutoring Program Available to Students Through the Academic Resource Center

September 21, 2018

As the semester is well underway, students may be presenting a need for additional subject-matter assistance. The Webster University Tutoring Program at the Academic Resource Center (ARC) provides a pool of capable tutors who can work one-on-one with students to help them achieve greater confidence, independence, and success as learners. This program is free of charge and serves all students who are currently enrolled in courses at Webster University. Individual peer tutoring is available by appointment for both short-term "catch-up" assistance and ongoing support.

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Deadline Extended for Fall, Fall 1 Starfish Early Term Progress Survey

September 14, 2018

Deadline extended for current Starfish Early Term Progress Survey. Due to recent access issues to the Student Success Portal, powered by Starfish, the Early Term Progress Survey – Fall and Fall 1, 2018, which was set to expire at 11 p.m. CST on Monday, Sept. 17, has been extended to 11 p.m. CST on Friday, Sept. 21.

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Brenda Fyfe, dean emeritus, and Nahid Nader-Hashemi, director of Mind Full of Words

Webster Dean Emeritus, PNC President on Early Childhood Education

August 29, 2018

Brenda Fyfe, dean emeritus in the Webster University School of Education, and Michael Scully, regional president of PNC Bank, co-authored an op/ed in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on the importance of investing in high-quality early childhood education, of which there is a shortage in the region. Through a grant from the PNC Foundation, the Mind Full of Words program in the School of Education works with community partners to help low-income families build vocabulary among young children.

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Resume Drop-Off

Career Center Resume Drop-Off Service for Students

August 29, 2018

The Career Planning and Development Center (CPDC) is excited to introduce a new resume drop-off service for currently enrolled Webster University students. In-person or through e-mail, students can drop their resume off at the CPDC and receive feedback via e-mail within a week by a member of the CPDC team.

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Applications are open until Sept. 17.

Applications for 2018-19 Adjunct Faculty Development Fund

August 17, 2018

Applications for the 2018-19 Adjunct Faculty Development Fund are now open. Applications will be accepted through Sept. 21, 2018. Requests for funds should be for activities during the period beginning June 1, 2018 through May 31, 2019. The fund, which was established in Spring 2016 by the Office of the Provost, is designed to support eligible adjunct faculty for professional development, professional travel and research activities.

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DJ Kaiser and Yupa Saisanan Na Ayudhya presented on inclusion and ecotourism.

News Around Webster: Faculty, Students Present at Summer Conferences

August 14, 2018

DJ Kaiser and Yupa Saisanan Na Ayudhya presented an article about inclusion and ecotourism from research in Thailand. ... J.P. Palmer published two cases in a new text on human resource management. ... Linda Woolf, Michael Hulsizer, Esa Alaraudanjoki and Debbie Stiles presented at the American Psychological Association convention. ... Stiles also presented with student Rika Yamaguchi at the International School Psychology Association conference.

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Student tutors, donors and leaders gathered to reflect on the program's impact this spring.

Maritz Grant Continues Support of Student Literacy Corps, Math Tutoring

August 07, 2018

A $15,000 grant from Maritz will continue support of the Webster University Student Literacy Corps and Math Tutoring Program. "This grant will ensure that Webster students can continue to tutor and that struggling readers will continue to enjoy the additional support and encouragement tutors provide," said Kate Northcott, director of the Student Literacy Corps, which began in 1990. St. Louis’ growing population of English Language Learners has only increased the need for such engagement, she said.

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News Around Webster: Foppiani, Kaiser, Cosic, CPDC

July 06, 2018

Geneva's Oreste Foppiani participated in and spoke at the “SOS Rule of Law” side-event at the 38th Session of the U.N. Council of Human Rights. ... The School of Education's DJ Kaiser presented at the 16th annual Asia TEFL International Conference in Macau SAR, China. ... Zlatko Cosic's films are screening at festivals in St. Louis, Chicago, and Varna, Bulgaria, this month. ... NACE featured a diversity recruiting video produced by John Link and Trezette Dixon of Webster's CPDC.

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Deborah Taffa

News Around Webster: Cosic, Kunz, Robinson, Taffa

May 21, 2018

Deborah Taffa was chosen Desert Writers Award recipient by the Ellen Meloy Fund for Desert Writers. ... Sandra Kunz was appointed to the Oklahoma Commission by the governor and confirmed by the Senate. ... Marva Robinson was nominated regional representative for the national board of directors of The Association of Black Psychologists. ... Zlatko Cosic had films screened at multiple festivals in Italy and the U.K. this month.

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