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Student Success Portal Fall Midterm Progress Surveys Launch Oct. 19 

October 12, 2018

The Fall Midterm Progress Survey will launch via the Student Success Portal on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. This survey will be distributed to all Fall semester-long U.S. domestic courses, on-ground and online, and will be available for faculty to complete during a 10-day window that will close on Monday, Oct. 29, 2018. Progress Surveys make reporting the academic progress of students easy and efficient by allowing faculty members to raise early alerts (Flags) for items and to provide positive feedback (Kudos) to students.  

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Condoleezza Rice video conferences in for CHINA Town Hall

Confucius Institute Hosts China Town Hall featuring Condoleezza Rice

October 11, 2018

On the evening of Oct. 9, the Confucius Institute at Webster University and the World Affairs Council of St. Louis co-hosted the nationwide CHINA Town Hall event, which featured a webcast with former Secretary of State and National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice.

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Cultivating Growth Mindset and Grit, An Innovative Educators Webinar, Oct. 17

October 10, 2018

Faculty and staff are invited to join Webster Staff Alliance and the Online Learning Center for an engaging webinar presentation on using Growth Mindset and fostering Grit in higher education learning environments. This webinar, presented by Innovative Educators, will provide several practical approaches to course design and assignments that can be adapted for use in a wide array of disciplines and formats.

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Freedom: The American Hustle

Artists Talk and Faculty Panel Discussion for 'Freedom: The American Hustle'

October 10, 2018

"Freedom: The American Hustle", a multi-media exhibit by John K. Blair and Vaughn Davis Jr., is a critical representational and conceptual reexamination of 1970s culture that affirms challenging and demeaning images of black Americans. The artist talk and panel discussion are set for Friday, Oct. 12 at the Arcade Contemporary Art Projects - Gateway Campus, 812 Olive Street, St. Louis. The panel will feature multi-disciplinary Webster University faculty.

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St. Louis Performing and Visual Arts College Fair at Webster University

Webster hosts 400 students, parents at Performing and Visual Arts College Fair

October 10, 2018

Webster University hosted the St. Louis Performing and Visual Arts College Fair on Oct. 8, connecting high school students interested in the fine and performing arts and entertainment arts, with colleges that offer those areas of study. Over 60 colleges participated, and approximately 400 students and parents attended.

tags: academics, college of fine arts, webster life, webster today, school of communications, admissions

The sixth edition of Kelly-Kate Pease widely used text,

Hellinger on conspiracy age, Pease on IR, Green on leadership, Singaravelu on LGBTQ

October 09, 2018

Daniel Hellinger published "Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories in the Age of Trump," focusing on the tension between democracy and conspiracy. ... Kelly-Kate Pease has published the sixth edition of her widely used "International Organizations: Perspectives on Global Governance" ... Hemla Singaravelu published "The Coming-Out Process of Gay and Lesbian Individuals from Islamic Malaysia" ... Ted Green contributed to "Interpreting Leadership: 18th-Century Examples for 21st-Century Classrooms."

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Adding a simple accessibility statement to your event flyer can help signal that individuals with disabilities are welcome and included.

Accessibility Awareness Month Tips: Provide intentional inclusion

October 08, 2018

The Accessibility Committee and the Academic Resource Center (ARC) are providing weekly disability and accessibility tips this month for Disability Awareness Month. Tip 2: Provide intentional inclusion. One way to accommodate individuals with disabilities is to intentionally create a place for them and provide a way for them to be included. To make individuals with disabilities feel welcome, try adding an accessibility statement to the bottom of your next event flyer.

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Webster University Athleteics

Softball Earns 6th Consecutive NFCA Team Academic Award; 6 Players Individually Recognized

October 05, 2018

The Webster University’s 2018 softball team was recognized by the National Fast Pitch Coaches Association (NFCA) and received the 2017-18 Easton NCAA Division III All-Academic Team Award. This is the sixth consecutive season the team has received the Easton/NFCA Academic Award. Six players from the 2018 roster were also recognized as NFCA All-America Scholar Athletes.

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Women's Soccer Earns 19th Consecutive United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award

October 05, 2018

The 2017 Webster University Women’s soccer team earned the United Soccer Coaches (USC) Team Academic Award for the 2017-18 academic year. The Women's soccer team has received the Team Academic Award every year of the program's existence which first began play in 1999. The squad posted a cumulative 3.41 grade point average (GPA) for the 2017-18 season.

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