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Sandra Jenkins of Webster on WALB News

In the News: Faculty at border; Film, TV, Video; Fort Stewart's Jenkins

April 22, 2019

Faculty and students in the Film, Television, and Video Production program will be interviewed on 107.3 RAF at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 23. .... Anne Geraghty-Rathert, Mary Ann Drake and Silvia Navia will be interviewed on the April 25 "St. Louis on the Air" about their trips to the U.S.-Mexico border to offer legal advice and health services to migrants. ... Fort Stewart director Sandra Jenkins was interviewed on WALB about her efforts to support scholarships for first-generation students from low-income families.

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Message to the Community after Attacks in Sri Lanka

April 22, 2019

This past weekend’s terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka, coincidental with the tragic anniversaries of the Oklahoma City bombing and Columbine School massacre, are a sobering reminder of the cruel attempts to destroy the fabric of our communities. As members of the global Webster community, we experience these events deeply. It is important at these moments to gather as a community and to find solace in each others’ company and in places that provide for safe reflection

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Committee to Review Faculty Information Session, May 14

April 22, 2019

The Committee to Review Faculty will hold an informational meeting for faculty members approaching initial status/tenure and promotion Tuesday, May 14 at 1 p.m. in the Library Conference Room. The committee recommends status- and tenure-track faculty attend this session regardless of what year they will be going up for initial review.

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NCR Location Hosts Lt. Gen. Henry P. Osman of Toys for Tots

April 19, 2019

On April 2, Lt. Gen. Henry P. Osman (USMC, ret.) took time out of his active schedule to attend a class at Webster University’s Henderson Hall campus. As a momentous learning experience for this class, the graduate capstone students recently interviewed Osman, and gained valuable feedback on their research from a company president.

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Confucius Institute Hosts Annual Chinese Bridge Competition

April 19, 2019

On April 14, the Confucius Institute at Webster hosted its annual "Chinese Bridge Competition" for high school and middle school students. Contestants participated in both the speaking and talent categories of the competition. Novice and seasoned competitors alike poured countless hours into preparing. Talents included calligraphy, kung fu, music, and dance.

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Phyllis Nawrot (MAT '00) was featured in the Houston Chronicle for her Citizenship Education Teacher of the Year Award.

In the News: Goedereis, Miller-Struttmann, Patterson, Werfelmann, Nawrot '00

April 19, 2019

Eric Goedereis' insights on millennials during St. Louis On the Air can now be heard online. ... Nicole Miller-Struttmann also appeared on the show to discuss her bee research. ... School of Education alumna Phyllis Nawrot praised her time at Webster in a Houston Chronicle feature about her Citizenship Education Teacher of the Year Award. ... Trent Patterson and David Werfelmann will discuss Harmonices Mundi on Classic 107.3 FM Monday, April 22.

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Award-Winning Forensic Team Showcase April 24

April 18, 2019

See Webster’s award winning forensics team, which recently finished 5th in the nation, next Wednesday, April 24, from noon-1 p.m. in the Library Conference Room. Four performances will be featured, as they close out the 2018-2019 season. Feel free to bring lunch. Please contact program director Gina Jensen at for more information.

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2018-19 Student Employees of the Year

April 18, 2019

As part of National Student Employment Week, the Office of Financial Aid has announced the 2018-19 Student Employees of the Year. Congratulations to the following four students, who were selected from a pool of student employees who were nominated by their departments: Malayka Ferhi, Admissions; Anna Grobelny, Admissions; Kaylee Reagan, Teacher Education; and Ashley Singleton, Registrar.

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Spring 2019 Gorlok Greats Recipients Announced

April 18, 2019

The Gorlok Greats Award recognizes staff members whose achievements, whether an individual act or sustained effort of exemplary service, relate to Webster University strategies and support the University's values and mission. This spring, the Webster Staff Alliance received nearly 40 nominations for this distinguished award and a dedicated committee selected six exceptional employees from across the Webster Network.

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