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A rendering of the interior of Browning Hall

Construction Update Feb 23 2017

February 23, 2017

This week, the two biggest Browning Hall tasks are the installation of the freight elevator, the start of the excavation for storm water pipes, and the removal of excavated earth related to the storm water piping work. The excavation for the storm water piping is expected to last through 2nd next week in March. The freight elevator was delivered earlier this week and the installation is expected to last through the third week of March.

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The story appeared Feb. 16 with St. Louis Magazine photo illustration by Kevin A. Roberts.

In the News: Webster MBA student from Egypt profiled in St. Louis Magazine

February 22, 2017

"The faculty went out of their way to ensure that her transition was going smoothly." Webster University student Asmaa Hassan Ahmed Ali was profiled in St. Louis Magazine for her experiences since coming to St. Louis via an international scholarship program that helps Egyptian women earn MBAs.

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attendees at the global citizenship collaboratory

Save the Date: Global Citizenship Collaboratory May 23-24

February 21, 2017

Faculty, students, and academic partners are invited to save the date for the seventh annual Global Citizenship Collaboratory, May 23-24. The annual Collaboratory provides a space for the Webster community to share research, collaborate across disciplines, strengthen assessment practices, and explore new directions related to teaching and learning.

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Research Across Disciplines: Call for Submissions

February 21, 2017

Submissions are being accepted from Feb. 20-March 27 for Webster's Research Across Disciplines (RAD) conference, held May 5-6 in the East Academic Building. Students are encouraged to submit their work for the RAD conference and gain valuable experience as an emerging contributor to their field. Original work from students in all fields, throughout Webster's global network, and from other St. Louis regional institutions can be submitted.

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Professor Indjikian moderated an interactive debate between the keynote speaker, other panelists and an active and participative audience.

Webster Geneva Launches Series on Future of Energy

February 21, 2017

Under the leadership of Rouben Indjikian, lecturer in commodities and trade finance, the Geneva campus has launched a series of conferences devoted to the future of energy. The first such event, “What Future for Petroleum?” attracted managers, traders, financiers, consultants and other private sector representatives.

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Stephanie Martinez

Stephanie Martinez: 'My Life As a Female, Latino Dance-Artist' March 1

February 21, 2017

The Department Of Dance in Webster Univesity’s Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts will host nationally renowned dancer, professional choreographer and master teacher Stephanie Martinez on March 1 from1-2:30 p.m. in the Jean and Wells Hobler Center for Dance in the Loretto-Hilton Center. Martinez will discuss her career in dance and in particular, her experience in the field as a Hispanic woman.

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Radio Preservation Task Force Speaker Feb. 22

February 20, 2017

The School of Communications welcomes Josh Shepperd, the national director of the Library of Congress’ Radio Preservation Task Force, for a discussion on key issues in the humanities, such as historical memory and advocacy for cultural visibility. Shepperd will present a lecture, Radio Preservation and Locating the Missing Voices of U.S. Cultural History, on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 2 p.m. in the East Academic Building, room 102.

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Support Free the Girls with Your Bra Donations through March 1

February 20, 2017

Gently used bras are again being collected for Free The Girls, a non-profit organization that provides job opportunities for survivors of sex trafficking in developing countries. Donations may be taken to associate professor Victoria 'Tori' Meyer in the Sverdrup Building, room 222, through March 1. Contact Meyer at victoriameyer78@webster.edu or 314-246-7637 with questions or to make a cash donation to assist with shipping costs.

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Research Workshop Series

Research Workshop Series: Jumping Right in with R

February 17, 2017

Members of the Webster University community are invited to a four-part workshop series, Jump Right In with R: Getting Data from Twitter, held on Friday afternoons from 2-3:15 p.m., on March 24, March 31, April 7 and April 14. Over the course of four short sessions, attendees will be introduced to R while learning practical skills related to gathering data from Twitter. Faculty, staff, and students from any background and with any experience level are welcome to attend. Each session builds on the previous session, so registrants should plan to attend all four sessions.

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