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FDC Monthly Faculty Writing Hours Begin Feb. 3

January 18, 2017

The Faculty Development Center invites all part-time and full-time faculty to participate in monthly writing hours in the FDC Suite, a quiet space designated for faculty use. All are welcome, and coffee and tea will be provided. Click through to view the Writing Hours schedule for Spring 2017. In addition, the Library and the FDC will offer a full-day writing retreat on March 31.

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December Toast

Snapshots: December Toast to Mid-Year Grads

December 22, 2016

The 5th annual December Toast: A Celebration of Our Mid-Year Graduates was held Friday, Dec. 16, in the Community Music School Concert Hall. President Beth Stroble, Provost Julian Schuster and the deans from each of the schools offered congratulations and remarks to the graduates. Charlie Hahn, vice president of Advancement, welcomed the newest alumni to the Alumni Association, which was founded by a small group of Webster graduates in 1923 to maintain a connection between Webster alumni and their alma mater.

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The conference is purposefully organized to be inclusive of all disciplines.

4th RAD Highlights Collaborative Research across Webster Network

December 16, 2016

Webster’s fourth Research Across Disciplines Conference drew 64 undergraduate and graduate student research participants from across Webster and local universities, including Webster students presenting via videoconference from Geneva, Vienna, Zurich and online learning modules. The conference buttresses on-going efforts to afford students access to the high-impact educational practice of collaborative research.

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Check out student work at Research Across Disciplines Dec. 9-10.

First Year Inquiry Showcase at Research Across Disciplines

December 06, 2016

As part of the upcoming Research Across Disciplines conference Dec. 9-10, all are invited to visit First Year Inquiry Showcase, which will display the results of inquiry projects conducted by students enrolled in First Year Seminars during the Fall 2016 semester. The showcase will feature posters, films and artifacts that reflect the research conducted by First Year Students.

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As part of the research he presented to TESOL, Kaiser spent time in five different cities throughout Uruguay to observe classes and conduct interviews.

School of Ed Professor on Innovations in Teaching ESL

November 16, 2016

DJ Kaiser, associate professor and coordinator of Teaching English as a Second Language in the School of Education, presented at two different conferences on his research in South America, which were supported by a Fulbright U.S. Scholars Grant and a Webster University Faculty Research Grant. Much of the research focuses on combining face-to-face English instruction and lessons delivered via videoconference in hard-to-reach communities.

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December Toast

Save the Date: December Toast to Mid-Year Grads Dec. 16

November 01, 2016

Faculty and staff are invited to attend the 5th annual December Toast: A Celebration of Our Mid-Year Graduates on Friday, Dec. 16, at 4:30 p.m. in the Community Music School Concert Hall. President Beth Stroble, Provost Julian Schuster and the deans will offer congratulations and remarks to the graduates.

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Adjunct Faculty Development Fund Award Recipients Announced

November 01, 2016

The Office of Academic Affairs announces the recipients of the 2016-17 Adjunct Faculty Development Fund awards. The fund, which was established by the Provost’s Office earlier this year, provides support for eligible faculty to offset expenses for professional development, travel or research that benefit teaching and contribute to the experience of Webster’s students. Click through to view the awardees.

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Reflective Teaching Community to Discuss Grading versus Growth

September 28, 2016

The Reflective Teaching Community (RTC) will hold its next session on Friday, Oct. 7, 12 to 1 p.m. All part-time and full-time faculty and academic partners are invited to join the group for discussion and a pizza lunch in the Faculty Development Center Suite (Emerson Library 420).

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Bruce Umbaugh teaching a Global Citizenship Program course

Global Citizenship Program Receives Exemplary Program Award

September 12, 2016

Webster University’s Global Citizenship Program (GCP) is receiving the Exemplary Program Award from the Association of General and Liberal Studies. The national organization, whose mission is singularly committed to quality general education programs and their central role in the liberal education of students, is honoring Webster’s GCP program in the category of “Program Revision or Enhancement.”

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Cameron White

White Wins Tresa Jo Wilson Scholarship from Missouri Choral Directors

September 07, 2016

Webster University senior Cameron White has been selected as the recipient of the Tresa Jo Wilson Memorial Scholarship. It's the second consecutive year that a Webster music education major has received this prestigious, highly competitive scholarship, which was created to honor the St. Louis-area choral music educator.

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See the schedule for each school and college below.

Welcome Back: Wine and Cheese Faculty and Staff Receptions

September 06, 2016

As part of "welcome back" activities for the start of the 2016-17 academic year, all faculty and staff are invited to wine and cheese receptions with university leadership and colleagues in their respective colleges and schools.

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Homecoming 2016

Alumni Association Announces 2016 Award Winners

August 11, 2016

The Webster University Alumni Association announces Mary Ann Wyrsch, Stefano Cantini, Kacey Hampton and Maarten de Boer as the 2016 Alumni Awards recipients. Click through to read more about these deserving recipients, who will be honored at the Annual Homecoming Dinner and Dance on Saturday, Sept. 24.

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Kaiser in Brazil

Faculty Research Grant: Kaiser observes EnglishWorks project in Brazil

July 27, 2016

Associate professor DJ Kaiser recently completed his Faculty Research Grant activities in Brazil, spending more than three weeks in Rio de Janeiro observing classes in a project called EnglishWorks, managed by Sequoia Foundation, which partners with various public entities in the city of Rio to provide free English language classes in areas of critical need.

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