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The Walker School Welcomes Scheuler as Director of Operations

March 20, 2020

The George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology welcomes Allison Scheuler, director of operations, as the newest member of the dean’s office. Scheuler will work collaboratively with the dean’s office, Walker School faculty and staff, and the university to support and manage the school’s operational goals as well as support a number of school and university initiatives.

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In the News: Falconer, Baebler on coronavirus; Flewellen; Higgins and Rosenblum

March 13, 2020

Jameca Falconer was in the Washington Post, Wall Street Journal and KSDK on anxiety and reactions around COVID-19. Barrett Baebler was quoted in the St. Louis Business Journal on how businesses can prepare employees amid the pandemic. ... Vincent C. Flewellen provided commentary on Mary Engelbreit on the occasion of her Lifetime Achievement Award. ... Robin Jefferson-Higgins and Warren Rosenblum appeared on The Pulse to discuss the Milly Sawyers story.

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Athens

Arab-Hellenic Chamber Leader Visits Athens MBA Students

March 10, 2020

Rashad Mabger, Secretary-General of the Arab-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, visited the Webster Athens campus, sharing his lecture, "Leadership Across Countries and Cultures," to the MBA Managerial Leadership class. Amid a 40-year career in investment services, Mabger has found that cultural and ethnic diversity is not only vital to successes in business and finance, but society as a whole.

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Upcoming Faculty Professional Development Opportunities from the OLC

March 06, 2020

The Online Learning Center (OLC) is committed to supporting the ongoing teaching and learning in Webster University’s online courses. The same highly qualified faculty who teach for us in the classroom teach our online courses. These upcoming webinars are a great way to learn and practice skills to help elevate the learning process.

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Quinton Ward

In the News: S. Cummings, Wiggins, Ward, Zhou

March 06, 2020

Vienna's Bradley Wiggins was interviewed on RTVi about memes' impact in U.S. politics. ... Simone Cummings was in Ladue News for her role with the St. Louis Psychoanalytic Institute. ... Alumnus Quinton Ward was featured in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch for a position he took to lead a mobile grocery. ... Zhichun Zhou's research on self-control was featured on St. Louis On the Air as part of an interview with her collaborator, Leonard Green.

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Library

Register for the Spring Faculty Writing Retreat March 20

March 05, 2020

The Library and the Faculty Development Center invite all faculty to participate in the Spring 2020 Faculty Writing Retreat, to be held Friday, March 20, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Faculty Development Center Suite in Emerson Library, Suite 420. Registration is now open. Writing Retreats provide dedicated quiet time for faculty to pursue their scholarly and teaching agendas free from distraction, and to experience the support and camaraderie of working side-by-side with colleagues.

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Nikolaos Antonakakis

News Around Webster: Antonakakis, Chappell, Sims, George and Smith

February 27, 2020

Webster Vienna's Nikolaos Antonakakis was named by IDEAS as one of the top 10 economics researchers in Austria. ... Rebecca George received the Human Rights Award and Alexanderia Smith received the Outstanding Administrator Award from the South Carolina Counseling Association. ... John Chappell chaired a panel and presented a paper at the Southwest Popular Culture Association Conference. Beth Sims was inducted into the Southeast Missouri State Athletics Hall of Fame.

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Vienna Student Receives Global 'Champion of Tolerance' Award in Dubai

February 21, 2020

Syrian national Rania Ali, an international relations student at Webster Vienna, was recognized with the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Tolerance Award in Dubai on Feb. 19. Ali won the tolerance award in the visual arts category for her efforts in spreading awareness about refugee and women issues through filmmaking.

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Adesina Oludayo with Rich Dippel

Forensic Accounting Speaker, Scholarship Winner at Certified Fraud Examiners Speaker Series

February 18, 2020

Keynote speaker Jason Zirkel, CFE and former Texas Ranger financial crime investigator and Army intelligence analyst, spoke to a crowd of over 100 professionals, students and faculty members at the Greater St. Louis Area Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) and Webster University’s Forensic Accounting Reception and Speaker Series on Jan. 30. Adesina Oludayo, a Webster student in the MS in Forensic Accounting program, was awarded a $1,500 scholarship from the Greater St. Louis Area Chapter of the ACFE.

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Over 100 Attend Annual Walker EDGE Internship Fair

February 17, 2020

Over 100 students, faculty and staff attended the Walker EDGE Internship Fair. Students met face to face with recruiters seeking interns for the spring and summer. Co-hosted by the Career Planning and Development Center and George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology, the event attracted national and international employers with headquarters in St. Louis and an international footprint, ranging from Fortune 500 to tech startups, representing a variety of industries.

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Summer/Fall 2020 Academic Technology Request Deadline March 2

February 13, 2020

In order to manage a growing catalog of software titles, Webster University’s Information Technology organization will assess all new software requests based on a number of factors in coordination with the programs of each school. This is in alignment with the themes of the University’s strategic plan, Global Impact for the Next Century. The lab and multimedia classroom software request deadline for Summer/Fall 2020 is Monday, March 2.

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Upcoming Faculty Professional Development Opportunities from the OLC

February 10, 2020

The Online Learning Center (OLC) is committed to supporting the ongoing teaching and learning in Webster University’s online courses. The same highly qualified faculty who teach for us in the classroom teach our online courses. They are experts in their fields, and contribute not only their content knowledge but also their international experience to the education of our global student body. These upcoming webinars are a great way to learn and practice skills to help elevate the learning process.

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Stuart Chapman Hill

Around Webster: Jostedt, Umbaugh on Neil Young; Hill on teaching music; Tuncel appointment

February 06, 2020

Music education director Stuart Chapman Hill is the co-author of "Musicianship for Teaching," in the Oxford Handbook of Preservice Music Teacher Education in the United States. ... Philosophy faculty members Mike Jostedt and Bruce Umbaugh each contributed to "Neil Young and Philosophy," the latest in the Philosophy of Popular Culture series. ... Ece Tuncel was appointed associate editor at Group Decision and Negotiation," a journal focused on the process of group decision and negotiation.

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Annual Walker EDGE Internship Fair Feb. 6

February 03, 2020

The Career Planning and Development Center and the Walker School of Business and Technology will once again host the annual Walker EDGE Internship Fair on Feb. 6, in the East Academic Building, Edward Jones Commons. Students from the George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology are invited to meet face to face with recruiters seeking interns for the spring and summer.

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