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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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Monica “Nikki” Louise Prieto-Teodoro was featured in a story in the Phillipine Tattler about her efforts to protect children and her role as envoy to UNICEF.

In the News: AIDS event, voting awards, UNICEF alumna profile

December 04, 2019

Webster University alumna Monica "Nikki" Louise Prieto-Teodoro was featured in a story in the Phillipine Tattler about her role as an envoy to UNICEF. ... Several St. Louis TV stations covered the World AIDS Day events and free HIV testing held on the Webster Groves campus. ... St. Louis County News ran a story on Webster receiving three national awards for the Student Affairs voter registration initiative during the 2018 election.

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CyberLoks

Webster Team Places 2nd at Mastercard's GHECC CyberCup

November 26, 2019

Webster University students competed in the Gateway Higher Education Cybersecurity Consortium (GHECC) CyberCup sponsored by Mastercard over the weekend of Nov. 15-17. The Webster team, the CyberLoks, brainstormed ways to make digital lives more secure and won second place overall by creating Verifier Rx, an innovative solution that enables senior citizens to safely and reliable shop for and purchase affordable pharmaceutical prescription drugs online.

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Posters from a previous Research Across Disciplines event. This year's event attracted entries from more than 40 students.

From Caffeine to Capital Punishment: Research Across Disciplines Conference

November 25, 2019

More than 40 college students in the St. Louis region will present their research to the community Dec. 6 during Webster University’s annual Research Across Disciplines (RAD) conference. Topics of the student research range from measuring the impacts of caffeine on endurance runners to how human rights issues are portrayed in modern art.

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Nominations Open for Fall 2019 Dean's Award for Service

November 19, 2019

The Dean's Award for Service recognizes Webster University students each semester for performing a valuable service either on or off campus. This award recognizes students’ volunteer efforts that go above and beyond in student leadership, such as coordinating events or community service in the local area and in other parts of the world. Nominations are due in the Dean of Students office by Wednesday, Nov. 27.

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In the News: Balogun, Guffey, Schwerin, Smith

November 18, 2019

The St. Louis American covered the Fulbright-Hays Projects Abroad grant to Emmanuel Balogun on improving curriculum about Africa. ... Thailand director Ryan V. Guffey published an op-ed in the Bangkok Post about increasing educational capacity in Thailand. ... Julie Smith was quoted by Global News about studies linking social media use to depression and isolation. ... Adjunct faculty member Michelle Schwerin was in several news articles after being nominated to the St. Louis County Board of Police Commissioners.

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Cyber Explorers: Middle school girls gain insight into cybersecurity, computer science

November 14, 2019

Webster University hosted its third annual girls’ Cyber Explorers Workshop in partnership with Gateway to Innovation, Willis Towers Watson, Best Buy, First Bank, RGA, and the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology on Nov. 2. The day began with Walker School Dean Simone Cummings welcoming the 30 aspiring young middle school student-leaders from various St. Louis-area and metro-east schools and one agency.

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Debbie Stiles

News Around Webster: George, Gregg, McBride, Stiles

November 11, 2019

Ryan Gregg presented a paper, "Francesco da Sangallo’s Beard: Artistic Identity in Portraits of Cinquecento Sculptors,” at the Sixteenth Century Society and Conference. ... Counseling faculty member Rebecca George conducted a workshop for local high schools students applying for college. ... Jovan McBride finished third in the Student Human Resource Management competition at the Greater Miami Society of Human Resource Management Legal Update Conference. ... Debbie Stiles has two additional psychology papers publishing this fall.

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ARC to Conduct Academic Integrity/PPP Focus Groups

October 29, 2019

This Fall semester, the ARC will conduct faculty/staff focus groups that will help assess success in meeting the individual program goals of the Plagiarism Prevention Program (PPP) and academic integrity initiatives. The PPP addresses plagiarism by educating students about Webster University’s academic honesty policy and then by having students incorporate those principles into their own work. Both full-time and adjunct faculty members, as well as staff throughout the worldwide network, are invited to attend these focus groups and provide feedback either in person or remotely.

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Webster Irvine Hosts Cybersecurity Career Day

October 22, 2019

Webster University’s Irvine Metropolitan campus partnered with Women in Cybersecurity (WiCys) on Saturday, Oct. 19 to host Cybersecurity Career Day. Over 80 women and allies attended to meet and speak with a dozen local cybersecurity professionals who provided mentoring, resume reviews and mock interviews.

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Webster Teaching Festival 2020 Call for Proposals

October 21, 2019

The Teaching Festival Committee is accepting proposals for presentations and posters for the 10th annual Webster Teaching Festival, to be held the week of Feb. 10, 2020. Proposals will be accepted until Dec. 20. All Webster instructors, part-time and full-time, are invited to participate.

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