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Ece Tuncel

Around Webster: Tuncel, Link, Christeson, Cosic

August 06, 2020

Ece Tunce has a paper on negotiations published in Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. ... John Link was a featured presenter at the MidWest Association of Colleges and Employers Virtual Conference. ... A compendium of Con Christeson's reflection prompts are featured by the Museum of Contemporary Religious Art (MOCRA). ... Zlatko Cosic had films screening in Berlin and streaming this month at e-flux.

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Christina

In the News: Hall on attorney race; Curtis on cyber scams; Rodney on school; Stewart, Bowers profiles

August 02, 2020

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch profiled Christina "Steenz" Stewart as a trailblazer. ... Bill Hall was quoted in a widely circulated Associated Press article about the high-profile St. Louis Circuit Attorney election. ... James Curtis was interviewed on the Missouri Business Alert podcast. ... Basiyr Rodney was interviewed on Fox 2 about the challenges schools face this fall in the pandemic. ... The late music professor emerita Kathryn Smith Bowers was featured in the Post-Dispatch.

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Fall at Webster

Adjustment to Graduate Programs for Fall 2020

July 30, 2020

The modalities of some graduate programs have been adjusted for Fall 2020. These decisions were made by academic deans in collaboration with department chairs and faculty, based on a variety of factors, including input from academic partners, employers and students. These and other course modality plans are subject to change based on evolving conditions and capacity related to the pandemic. Students in these programs do not need to re-register for classes.

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Webster University Ghana

In the News: Ghana, Cooper, Roberts, Smith

July 22, 2020

A National Catholic Reporter column cited Webster University as a higher education leader for its campus in Accra, Ghana. ... Joe Roberts was quoted by Wallet Hub to explain the difference among credit card offers. ... Julie Smith was quoted in Greencamp magazine about the difference between misinformation and disinformation on social media. ... Jameca Woody Cooper was interviewed by Med Circle about the importance of finding a therapist who is culturally inclusive.

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Tehindrazanarivelo

News Around Webster: Tehindrazanarivelo, Breault, Corrigan, Cosic

July 02, 2020

Geneva faculty member Djacoba Tehindrazanarivelo has been appointed as foreign minister of Madagascar. … Don Corrigan and the Environmental Echo student blog class project received recognition in a Missouri Statehouse Resolution. ... Mike Breault, assistant professor in the Games and Game Design program, has published a textbook on narrative design and game design, “Narrative Design: The Craft of Writing for Games.” … Faculty member Zlatko Ćosić and Miami artist Laurencia Strauss have been awarded a WaveMaker grant for The Bubble Pops Popsicle Project/ PROJECTIONS.

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Jameca Woody Cooper

In the News: Cooper on children and protests; Smith on social media; Alum's lifetime achievement award

June 23, 2020

Jameca Woody Cooper was interviewed in "Insider" amid debate about the role of children in political activism. ... Julie Smith was interviewed by a PBS program and the Arizona Republic about sorting fact from fiction in social media. ... Alumna Rosetta Keeton was featured in the St. Louis American for her "Lifetime Achiever in Healthcare" award.

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Anthony “Tony” Jimenez was named the George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology’s Outstanding Alumni for 2020.

MicroTech CEO Named Walker School Alumni of the Year at Webster University

June 09, 2020

Anthony “Tony” Jimenez was named the George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology’s Outstanding Alumni for 2020. Jimenez, who graduated in 2000 with a Master’s in Information Systems Management from the Walker School, is the CEO and founder of MicroTech, one of the most successful Hispanic-owned technology companies in the United States.

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Final Academic Catalogs

2020-21 Final Academic Catalogs Published

June 04, 2020

The 2020-21 final academic catalogs, which became effective June 1, are live online. Final summaries of the new, revised, and deleted programs, as well as links to the annual curriculum change summary reports and approved proposals for Curriculum Committee and Graduate Council. PDF versions of the catalogs have been published online as well, and can be downloaded and printed on demand.

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2020-21 Academic Calendar Update for Fall 2, Fall Semester

June 04, 2020

As announced by the Task Force on Transition and Adaptability, the fall break originally scheduled for Oct. 19-23 has been moved to the end of the semester. The 2020-21 academic calendar for U.S. campuses has been updated for undergraduate students and for applicable graduate students (those pursuing programs in the School of Education as well as MFA, MM and MSN students).

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Alumnus' Company Providing 3D-Printed Supplies to Hospitals during Pandemic

June 01, 2020

A company co-founded by Webster University alumnus Michael Storey (MBA '12) is using cutting-edge technology to provide equipment to hospitals and health care providers facing shortages during the COVID-19 pandemic. Beckatt Solutions is a technology company and distributor of 3D printers, print materials and software. "I was able to take the knowledge learned in operations, marketing, finance, economics, leadership and more, and directly apply these lessons throughout the entire process of creating and building Beckatt to the company it is today," said Storey.

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Amanda Kracen

In the News: Smith on social media, Kracen on anxiety, Roberts on small business

June 01, 2020

Julie Smith was interviewed on several media outlets about evaluating information spread over social media during breaking news events. ... Amanda Kracen was interviewed in the Webster Kirkwood-Times for her insights on handling stress at home amid pandemic-related worries about jobs, the economy, and family health. ... Joe Roberts was interviewed by Credit Donkey to share tips for small businesses establishing banking relationships.

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Alexandria (Alex) McCuien

McCuien Elected Alumni Board of Directors President

May 28, 2020

Webster University alumna Alexandria (Alex) McCuien BS’11, MBA’15, MS’18 was unanimously elected to become the next president of the Alumni Board of Directors at the May 19 meeting. In her role as president, she will work to build community among our 190,000 alumni worldwide, as well as support them in their personal and professional growth. McCuien succeeds Vanessa Davis MA'04, DMGT'15 who completed two years in this role.

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Darreyl Milledge and Vida Tiu won the competition over an international field.

Webster Students Win 2020 Spring Capsim Challenge

May 18, 2020

Webster graduate students Vida Tiu and Darreyl Milledge won the 2020 Capstone Business Simulation Spring Challenge over a strong field of international contenders from universities in Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Jamaica, Poland, Thailand, Turkey and the United States. Tiu and Milledge were encouraged to enter the competition by their professor, John Jinkner at Webster's Jacksonville, Florida, location.

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CRF Orientation for Those Seeking Initial Status of Tenure, FDL May 12

May 07, 2020

The Committee to Review Faculty (CRF) will hold its annual orientation for faculty seeking initial status of tenure or FDL via WebEx on Tuesday, May 12, at 1 p.m. CRF co-chairs Joe Sencibaugh and Larry Baden will discuss deadlines and process for the coming year. They will distribute information sheets for candidates seeking initial status and for department chairs as well as take questions about the process.

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Joe Roberts

In the News: Roberts on small business, Reddy on exercise, Falconer on anxiety

April 20, 2020

Listen to Joe Roberts' interview on St. Louis Public Radio about resources small businesses can access to get through the loss of revenues during the pandemic. ... Dave Reddy was on Fox 2 discussing exercises people should be doing while following stay-home orders. ... Jameca Falconer was quoted in the AARP newsletter and in Mother Jones about reducing fear and anxiety and handling social isolation during these difficult times.

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