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Ibroscheva

News Around Webster: Ibroscheva, Tamashiro, Lochli

October 19, 2017

School of Communications associate dean Elza Ibroscheva recently published in two European peer-reviewed journals, on Bulgarian television and Hillary Clinton’s use of Twitter in the 2016 election. ... School of Education professor Roy Tamashiro presented two papers relating to the little-known Jeju 4.3 Massacre in South Korea. ... Webster Thailand’s Roland Nikolaus Lochli published a German language book on East Asian giants, “Die Volksrepublik China, Japan und das Ostchinesische Meer, 1970-2012.”

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Artist Talk and May Gallery Opening: Jen Morris, 'Sanctioned Memory'

October 18, 2017

The May Gallery's current exhibition, "Jen Morris: Sanctioned Memory," is on view until Nov. 3. Morris will speak about her work at 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, in Sverdrup 123, and join the reception in the gallery from 5-7 p.m. Also, in the Small Wall Gallery see solar eclipse photos from Webster community members Bill Barrett, Inocencio Boc, Ron Gaddis, Patrick Giblin, Christine Giancola, Kristi Lenz and Susan Hacker Stang.

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Simone Cummings

In the News: Human Rights, Cummings on health, Freeman on CHIP, Film student

October 11, 2017

Kate Parsons was interviewed on KMOX about this week's Human Rights Conference. ... Simone Cummings was interviewed for a Kansas City Star story on the opioid epidemic. ... Alan Freeman was quoted in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Congress allowing funding for the CHIP program to expire. ... Film student David Kirkman was profiled in the St. Louis American.

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Lisa Brunette's new game

Around Webster: Brunette, Burkard, Antonakakis, Clewell-Portnoy-DeMarinis performance

October 04, 2017

Shawn Burkard's work is on display in the "Stray Rays in Grease" exhibition in Granite City. ... Lisa Brunette's new game, "Sender Unknown: The Woods," was featured in the App Store's "New Games We Love" listing. ... Nikos Antonakakis published an article on bond yield spreads in the Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money. ... David Clewell's poetry will be accompanied by Kim Portnoy and Paul DeMarinis jazz in "No Hard Feelings" on Oct. 7.

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Fall RAD conference to take place Dec. 15

Call for Submissions: Research Across Disciplines (RAD) Conference Fall 2017

October 04, 2017

The submission period is now open for Webster’s Fall 2017 Research Across Disciplines (RAD) conference, to be held Friday, Dec. 15 in Browning Hall and the East Academic Building on the Webster Groves main campus, with opportunities for extended campus and online students to participate remotely. Submissions are being accepted now through Nov. 3.

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At Duet Gallery, Sept. 29-Nov. 14

Around Webster: Lang at Duet; Lyon leadership; van Marissing at EU; Cosic "STORY 1, 2"

October 02, 2017

Kelly Lyon Art has been selected for the Leadership Greater Little Rock Class XXXIII. ... Art department chair Tom Lang's work is exhibited at Duet Gallery Sept. 29-Nov. 14. ... Leiden director Jean Paul van Marissing visited the European Commission in Brussels on competition policy. ... Zlatko Cosic's films will screen this fall at the St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase and the Sidney World Film Festival.

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Thomas Groves at Ghana's first ever Campus Thought Leadership Seminar

Thailand Communications Faculty Member in Ghana on Sverdrup Fellowship

September 28, 2017

Thomas Groves, School of Communications professor based in Webster Thailand, is teaching this Fall 1 term at Webster Ghana through the the Leif J. Sverdrup Global Teaching Fellowship, Webster University’s in-network faculty mobility program. As part of his activities in Ghana, he was one of a number of prominent speaker’s at Ghana's first ever Campus Thought Leadership Seminar, where he covered the topic, "Evolution of WhatsApp as a Business Tool.” Other speakers at the event included Francis Kofigah, CEO of Dough Man Foods, and Kojo Nyame Biney, co-head of online digital marketing at Ringier Ghana.

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News around Webster

Around Webster: Jensen on debate; Nomikos on Balkans; Rosen on sims in teaching; Wiggins on fake news

September 14, 2017

Scott Jensen published two articles in forensic journals and will present a paper next week. ... John Nomikos edited "Intelligence Beyond the Anglosphere: Mediterranean and Balkan Regions." ... Amanda Rosen published a journal article on using games and role-playing exercises to teach research methods in political science, and will present a workshop on the topic. ... Bradley Wiggins published an analysis of "fake news as a socio-cultural and political phenomenon."

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Jenni Taylor graduated in 2011 with a degree in Educational Studies

Informal Commencement Celebrates Non-Traditional Path

September 14, 2017

Webster University’s Commencement ceremony happens every year in May. For the past decade, it has been held at The Muny theatre in Forest Park, where graduates gather to hear the commencement address and receive their degrees in front of a crowd of family and friends. But Jenni Taylor, who graduated in 2011 with a degree in Educational Studies, never had that main ceremony experience – until now. This past summer, a small group of supporters made sure she got to cross the Muny stage in a cap and gown.

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Faculty networking and resource fair

Save the Date: Faculty Networking Event and Resource Fair Sept. 14

August 08, 2017

All faculty are invited to attend the Faculty Networking Event and Resource Fair on Thursday, Sept. 14 for an afternoon of learning and socializing. The goal of this event is for faculty to learn about services and resources available to them and their students -- an excellent opportunity to learn about new developments and meet colleagues. If your office or unit is interested in hosting a table at this event, please fill out the survey to let us know.

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