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ARC End of Semester, Winter Break Hours

December 07, 2016

The Fall 2016 semester is winding down, and the Academic Resource Center (ARC) encourages Webster employees and students to use all services fully during this time and between the fall and spring semesters as well. Hours will be adjusted during student breaks and the ARC will be closed during the all-campus winter break—from 4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 23, until 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3.

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Call for 2016 Kemper Award Nominations

December 07, 2016

The Office of the Provost invites nominations for the 2017 William T. Kemper Award for Excellence in Teaching. This award, generously funded by the William T. Kemper Foundation, recognizes faculty members who demonstrate teaching at its finest. Up to four Kemper Awards will be presented: two for full-time faculty members on the home campus who will each receive a $10,000 award, and two adjunct faculty members (all campuses and online) who will each receive a $5,000 award.

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Chief communications officer Rick Rockwell and sustainability planner Kelsey Wingo accept Webster's award.

Webster University Honored in St. Louis Green Business Challenge

December 07, 2016

Webster University was granted second place for the Award of Merit from the St. Louis Green Business Challenge. Competing in 2016 at the Leaders level, Webster's scorecard showcased advances in education and outreach through the Gorloks Going Green (G3) Sustainability Peer Educator program, as well as illustrating campus recycling practice improvements and highlighting strides in wetland restoration at the Natural Area.

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WILLOW Project Donation Drive

December 07, 2016

The WILLOW Project is sponsoring an end of the semester donation drive for Turning Point. Turning Point is a St. Louis based organization that works with women who are survivors of domestic and sexual violence. Donations may be dropped off to Anne Geraghty-Rathert in WH 317 or to the Legal Studies office in WH 320. They will accept donations through Friday, Dec. 16.

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Help Welcome Students to Webster for Spring Term

December 06, 2016

Welcoming our new and returning undergraduate and graduate students is crucial and impactful for Webster University, and the Welcome Student Committee needs your help during the weeks of Jan. 9-19. Faculty and staff can help in a variety of ways with these efforts, while meeting other colleagues and connecting with the people make up our student body.

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Faculty Workshop: How Your Course Design Can Help Prevent Cheating

December 06, 2016

Join the Online Learning Center on Dec. 9 at 9 a.m. CST for the latest session, How Your Course Design Can Help Prevent Cheating. Instructional designer and training specialist Kate Sprague will cover tips and strategies that all instructors can use to inhibit the act of academic dishonesty by thoughtfully designing activities and assignments.

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Snapshots: Feminism Awareness Project Demonstration

December 06, 2016

Introduction to Women and Gender Studies students took part in the annual Feminism Awareness Project on Dec. 1 at the home campus, learning a valuable lesson on feminist activism. The project was, “designed to bring awareness about feminism on campus and eradicate stereotypes," said Christiana Chekoudjian, professor and creator of the course.

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Check out student work at Research Across Disciplines Dec. 9-10.

First Year Inquiry Showcase at Research Across Disciplines

December 06, 2016

As part of the upcoming Research Across Disciplines conference Dec. 9-10, all are invited to visit First Year Inquiry Showcase, which will display the results of inquiry projects conducted by students enrolled in First Year Seminars during the Fall 2016 semester. The showcase will feature posters, films and artifacts that reflect the research conducted by First Year Students.

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Michaela Finnerty & Bridget Carey

Students Present at Graphic Design Showcase

December 06, 2016

Ten Graphic Design students presented their digital and print portfolios at the annual Graphic Design Showcase on Dec. 2. Local designers, art directors and human resources representatives with an interest in design were also on hand to critique their work and answer students' questions. The showcase featured the work of Sarah Boudreau, Bridget Carey, Anna Cruzen, Jenni Fetcho, Michaela Finnerty, Jake Hunn, Eva Ju, Justin Smith, Farah Tinnemeyer and Severin Watson.

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From the cover of the Fall 2016 issue

Ampersand Fall 2016 Issue Available in Print, Mobile, App

December 05, 2016

The Fall 2016 issue of The Ampersand magazine is now available in print, mobile and digital app formats. Print copies are being handed out Tuesday, Dec. 6, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in Marletto’s, the University Center and Emerson Library. The app is available at the app store and Google Play and now available for iPhone.

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Alumni Association Hosts Cupcakes with Santa Dec. 10

December 05, 2016

The Webster University Alumni Association invites you and your family to Cupcakes with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 10, at the Love Foundation Alumni House. Children can make snowflakes, enjoy cupcakes, cocoa, other sweet treats, and meet Santa. Cost is $5 per child for a half hour session between the hours of 1:30-3:30 p.m.

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