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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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Career Planning and Development Center Host U.S. Department of State, Diplomat in Residence, Amanda Johnson

January 31, 2020

The Career Planning and Development Center will host the U.S. Department of State, Diplomat in Residence, Amanda Johnson, on Feb. 7. Johnson will conduct classroom visits in the Walker School of Business and Technology in room 133 and host a lunch and learn from noon-1 p.m. This event is open to all Webster University students, faculty and staff, both in-person and online.

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Remembering Irv Rubin, organizational development pioneer

January 30, 2020

Webster University mourns the passing of Irv Rubin, an adjunct faculty member and pioneer in organizational development. Rubin was in the third week of teaching two of his favorite courses in Webster's George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology. "Irv was truly a master teacher, and so much more. He had a unique way of empathizing with his students, while drawing-out their best," said Jeff Haldeman.

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John Grainger and Rasul Rakhmonov discuss Webster in Tashkent on Uzbekistan TV.

In the News: Stroble on Walker; Grainger, Rakhmonov on Tashkent; Smith on media

January 28, 2020

Chancellor Beth Stroble reflected on the legacy of former Board of Trustees member and chair George Herbert Walker III on KMOX 1120 radio. ... John Grainger and Rasul Rakhmonov of Webster University in Tashkent were interviewed on the weeknight TV program titled Xayrli Oqshom ("Good evening") on Uzbekistan television. ... Julie Smith in the School of Communications discussed how to keep children safe on social media in an interview with CBS affiliate KMOV TV that aired on several stations.

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2020-21 Faculty Research Grant Recipients Announced

January 27, 2020

The Office of the President announced the 20 recipients and 19 projects receiving 2020-21 Faculty Research Grants. The awards will fund faculty research and professional development activities that will advance academic excellence for the individual faculty members and for Webster University.

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Spring and Spring 1 Early Term Progress Surveys Launch Jan. 24

January 21, 2020

The Spring and Spring 1 Early Term Progress Surveys launch Friday, Jan. 24, and will be open for 10 days, closing Monday, Feb. 3, at 11 p.m. Central Time. This survey is distributed to all graduate and undergraduate Spring semester and Spring 1 term courses on-ground and online throughout the United States and at the Leiden campus. Faculty members are expected to complete their survey(s) during the 10-day window – even if they have no feedback to submit – because students are responding to this feedback and have a better opportunity to achieve success with early alerts.

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Spring 2020 Success Portal Reminders, Updates and New Tools Available

January 06, 2020

Two new student success tools are launching in the Student Success Portal, powered by Starfish, in Spring 2020: the Academic Success plan and the English Proficiency Concern flag. In addition to these new resources, faculty and staff can read through to learn more about existing features, exciting updates to them and when to expect the Attendance Verification, Early Term and Midterm surveys to begin and end.

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Dieter Reinisch

In the News: Reinisch on Brexit; Roberts on balance transfers; Art is Labor

December 19, 2019

Vienna's Dieter Reinisch penned a column in the Washington Post on how Brexit has revived fears of a return to violence in Northern Ireland. The piece was also noted in TRT World. ... The Walker School's Joe Roberts was featured in WalletHub's piece about balance transfer credit cards. ... The St. Louis American noted the current exhibit at the Arcade Contemporary Projects Gallery, "Art is Labor."

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Fall 2 Grades Due Dec. 31: Guidance on incomplete grades

December 18, 2019

Incompletes are tricky business. Since all graduate and undergraduate Fall 2 course grades are due by Dec. 31, now is the time to look over the resources Webster has available to help faculty determine when or if an Incomplete grade is appropriate.

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In the News: Hinson on the MBA; Art is Labor; Drury carols

December 18, 2019

MBA program director Steve Hinson was featured on a panel of business school leaders that appeared in the Dec. 13 edition of the St. Louis Business Journal. ... The "Art is Labor" exhibit at Webster's Arcade Contemporary Art Projects Gallery was featured by St. Louis Public Radio. ... The Community Music School's Rebecca Drury was interviewed by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch about her role as a professional Christmas caroler in the St. Charles Christmas Traditions Festival.

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