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Announcing the partnership on World AIDS Day

In the News: President on tax bill, AIDS initiative; Rothenbuhler on media

December 11, 2017

President Stroble was interviewed on CBS Radio affiliate KMOX about the current tax reform bills' potential impact on higher education. Separately, her op/ed on Webster's partnering with ARDN for AIDS awareness and prevention was published in the St. Louis American. Stroble also appeared on STL TV along with Dean Eric Rothenbuhler to discuss the initiative. Rothenbuhler was also quoted by Fox about NBC's internal investigation of sexual misconduct.

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The School of Communications is again offering Adobe Creative Cloud one-credit workshops

Adobe Creative Cloud One-Credit Workshops in Spring 2018

December 11, 2017

The School of Communications is again offering a series of weekend, one-credit seminars that introduce students, faculty and staff to several Adobe applications. The courses are prerequisite-free, open to anyone (students, staff and faculty) at Webster, and will meet from 5:30-9:30 p.m. Friday and all day Saturday. The courses are offered early in the semester so that students are able to utilize the skills in their respective courses immediately in the fall semester.

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Go the Whole 9 is an awareness campaign funded through the Department of Mental Health, Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse and the United Way.

Production House Gives Students Experience with Real-World Clients

December 08, 2017

Part of the Career Launch Initiative in the School of Communications, the Production House course puts video production students in position to assist real-world clients with real deadlines and client-specific expectations that prepare them to work as freelancers or employees in the fields of film and video production. The latest client, the nonprofit St. Louis Arc, was thrilled with the students' work developing a PSA.

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Webster in the news

In the News: Sand mandala, Brown on media consolidation, Preuss at Cori event

December 04, 2017

HEC TV created a five-minute video featuring the sand mandala created at the Webster Groves campus this fall. ... Jessica Brown was quoted in the West End Word on the effects of media consolidation and the latest Sinclair Media acquisition. ... Mary Preuss represented Webster University at an event commemorating local Nobel Prize winning scientists Gerty and Carl Cori, covered in the Webster-Kirkwood Times.

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(right) One of the top award recipients

Vienna Students, Alumni Present Research at Graduate Research Summit

December 04, 2017

Webster Vienna held its Inaugural Graduate Research Summit (GRS) on Nov. 28. The evening began with a specialized thesis workshop, followed by oral presentations given by four students and alumni and a keynote address on the importance of student research. The research presented was selected by the scientific committee, with awards for the top presentations.

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Webster University and ARDN Announce Global AIDS Prevention Project on World AIDS Day

November 27, 2017

With more than 36 million people living with HIV in 2016, the United States accounted for 1.3 million persons and more than12,000 more of those people live in Missouri. On Friday, December 1, in recognition of World AIDS Day, Webster University and the African Renaissance and Diaspora Network (ARDN) will announce their domestic and global initiatives for AIDS awareness and prevention during a joint press conference and live stream event at 10:00 am CST in the Browning Hall Auditorium at Webster University in St. Louis.

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News around Webster

Around Webster: Wallner, Kleinman, Alakoc, Dinh-Trang

November 22, 2017

Tony Wallner co-edited two books and authored a chapter on chemistry curriculum. ... Burcu Pinar Alakoc received an International Studies Association award for her project on Syrian refugees in Turkey. ... The most recent installment of Kim Kleinman’s long term biographical project on the Missouri Botanical Garden’s Edgar Anderson was published at Science Direct. ... Thanh Dinh-Trang's paper was accepted for the Fulbright Association Conference.

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News around Webster

Around Webster: Global Learning, Community College conferences; Rosenblum; Ryan

November 16, 2017

Warren Rosenblum gave the lecture, "Disability and Human Rights: Towards a Global History," at the U.S. State Department. ... Kim McGrath, Ron Daniel and Tyann Cherry co-presented with WINS partner Kent State at the Global Learning Conference. ... Christina Gilbert and Kelsey Bourne and faculty member Stephanie Schroeder presented at the Missouri Community College Association convention. ... Tim Ryan received the Audio Engineering Society's Board of Governors Award.

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Lisa Brunette, Visiting Assistant Professor of Games and Game Design

Assistant Professor in School of Communications Launches Video Games

November 15, 2017

Lisa Brunette, a visiting assistant professor for Games and Game Design in the Webster University School of Communications, is on the leading edge of the computer gaming industry. Since the industry was first established with the first video games nearly five decades ago, the industry has been predominantly male. But that is now changing, and Brunette is leading the way. Two of her games - “Sender Unknown: The Woods” and “Matchington Mansion” - are currently topping the iTunes game charts.

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Performers at the

Webster Thailand Hosted a Photography Exhibition in Remembrance of King Rama IX

November 06, 2017

Webster Thailand hosted a charitable photographic exhibition titled “Remembrance of King Rama IX at Hua Hin” from Oct. 27 - 29. The exhibition featured photographs taken by Webster Thailand's School of Communications professor Buddhaporn Srisupawat. Each photo in the exhibition depicted the late king at various iconic Hua Hin locations.

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Trivia Night will take place at the Sunset Hills Community Center

Forensics and Debate Team Trivia Night Nov. 4

October 26, 2017

Webster Forensics and Debate Team is hosting its annual Trivia Night on Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Sunset Hills Community Center. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and questions will begin at 7 p.m. The evening will include an 80s themed costume contest, a silent auction, between-round games, and a table contest. Soda, beer, water and dry snacks will be provided. Cost is $25 per person and $20 for students with a valid student ID. All proceeds will go to the Forensics and Debate Team.

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A Marine color guard opened the Veterans Center rededication.

In the News: Vet Center, Cyber Explorers, Cosic's 'A Murmuration'

October 26, 2017

The dedication of the Cpl. Thomas Palozola Veterans Center received coverage throughout St. Louis print and broadcast media. ... Simone Cummings and Quen Agnew were quoted in a St. Louis Public Radio story on the Cyber Explorers Workshop for young girls held at Webster. ... Zlatko Cosic was interviewed on St. Louis On The Air with Don Marsh, about his "A Murmuration" currently being projected on the front of the Contemporary Art Museum.

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