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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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This year there are two

Music Students, Faculty in 'Gift to the City' Holiday Concert

December 05, 2018

For the tenth year in a row, Webster University music students and faculty will give St. Louis a performance to remember with the “Gift to the City” holiday concert at Christ Church Cathedral in downtown St. Louis. This year, however, they've added an additional performance across the river, at the Cathedral of Saint Peter in Belleville, Illinois.

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Ten Webster Alumni Honored with Emerson Excellence in Teaching Awards

November 29, 2018

Ten alumni were honored with the prestigious Emerson Excellence in Teaching award earlier this month. Now in its 29th year, the award pays tribute to area educators – from kindergarten teachers to college professors – for their achievements and dedication to the field of education. Award recipients will have the opportunity to apply for a Gold Star Grant from Emerson that will be presented in spring 2019.

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Education Device Adoption IT Forum

November 27, 2018

On Wednesday, Nov. 28 the Department of Teacher Education in conjunction with the Student Education Association (SEA) will host a student IT forum to discuss the adoption of a single touch-screen computing platform for classes in the department. The forum will be in Sunnen Lounge from 4:30-5:30 p.m. and all teacher education students, both undergraduate and graduate students, are expected to attend.

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Tom Cornell with his grandson in studio at Fox 2

In the News: Chamber Singers, Dean Cornell live; Leiden Digital Starters

November 26, 2018

The Chamber Singers performed live twice Friday morning on Fox 2 News, ahead of the Department of Music's annual "Gift to the City" concerts. ... Tom Cornell read a children’s book on air at Fox 2 Sunday morning, then discussed what to look for when buying books for toddlers as they learn to read. ... Webster Leiden's "Move it Forward: Female Digital Starters" event was featured by Dutch News.

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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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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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Teacher Education Showcase Held for Prospective STLCC Students

November 06, 2018

The Department of Teacher Education and the Office of Admission transfer team partnered to hold a special event on Nov. 2 for students at St. Louis Community College interested in pursuing a degree in teacher education. Our guests enjoyed an intimate conversation with professors, staff, and students from the department, and even had the opportunity to interact with some of the materials featured in Webster’s ‘Makerspace’ resource room.

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The Children's Book Drive has collected 20,023 books since the project began in 2001.

Children's Book Drive Collects 20,000th Book

November 01, 2018

The Children's Book Drive, which collects books for delivery to schools in low-income neighborhoods, has collected its 20,000th book! With 688 books in this year's drive, the project has collected 20,023 since it began in 2001. Student Literacy Corps tutors are sorting and delivering the books now. Thank you to everyone in the community who has helped make this initiative a success.

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RAD Submission Deadline Approaching

October 24, 2018

The submission period is winding down for Webster’s Fall 2018 Research Across Disciplines (RAD) conference. This conference is open to all levels, disciplines, and campuses. RAD is open to both undergraduate and graduate students from any discipline, studying anywhere in Webster’s network (including global and online). The deadline for submissions is Nov. 2.

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Exciting Spring Break Study Abroad Offerings for 2019

October 23, 2018

Webster is offering 6 fantastic programs in various locations from Vienna, to Thailand, to Ecuador for students this Spring Break. Options for both undergraduates and graduate students are available in a variety of academic disciplines. These courses are taught during the Spring Semester with the study abroad component taking place over Spring Break.

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Call for Director of First Year Seminars

October 17, 2018

The Global Citizenship Program Committee is seeking applicants for the Director of First Year Seminars. This will be a 3-year term position starting in May, 2019. Applicants should be familiar with the First Year Seminar program, have experience teaching first year students and be a full-time faculty member with tenure or FDL status.

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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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