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Invitation for 2017-18 Provost Faculty Fellow Program

October 26, 2016

The Provost’s Faculty Fellows Program is an invitation for faculty members to contribute to the leadership of key strategic efforts of Webster University on a part-time basis by partnering with Academic Affairs or its support units. This opportunity allows faculty to work on special projects that are of particular interest and importance that take full advantage of the unique interests, skills, and academic backgrounds of the University’s diverse faculty.

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Hellerud visits Charleston locations

Snapshot: Vice Provost visits Charleston faculty/staff meeting

October 26, 2016

Vice Provost Nancy Hellerud met with faculty and staff from the Charleston Metropolitan and Joint Base Charleston campus locations on Oct. 21 for a discussion of enrollment, retention and online efforts. The purpose of the meeting was to provide updates concerning the activities at campuses across the entire university network to include the main campus, the international and military locations, and the extended campuses.

tags: employee news, extended campus, charleston, south carolina, webster today

Leaders from The Nitrous Effect will share insights on the changing nature of agencies.

Changing Nature of Agencies: Nitrous Effect kicks off Communication Careers Week

October 26, 2016

As the kick-off event for Communication Careers Week, the School of Communications will host a panel discussion featuring leaders from The Nitrous Effect, a unique family of specialists that work together to solve complex challenges better and faster than the traditional multi-agency model. All members of the University community are welcome to attend and hear their insights on the changing nature of agencies and more.

tags: academics, faculty, school of communications, webster life, webster today

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Human Rights in Mexico: Hear from Parents of the Disappeared

October 26, 2016

On Sept. 26-27, 2014, 43 students were kidnapped at Iguala/Ayoztinapa in the state of Guerrero. Parents of one student who remains missing and another who evaded being taken will share their experiences and also talk about the current human rights and migration issues in Mexico. There are two opportunities to hear from them on Oct. 31 at Webster.

tags: academics, college of arts and sciences, human rights and humanitarian studies, international languages and cultures, webster life, webster today

The ORSP, Academic Affairs and the IRB will work to support scholarly productivity and success for students and faculty across the network.

Provost Announces Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

October 25, 2016

The Provost announced the creation of a new Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP). Sustained faculty interest and commitment to research and a new multi-year capacity building NIH grant provide Webster with the ideal opportunity to establish a new level of infrastructure and support for achieving operational and academic excellence. The OSRP will have a faculty adviser who will work with principle investigators to propose policies and develop programs supporting research.

tags: academics, faculty, global, research, partnerships, advancement, home page, provost, webster today

Three candidates will be on campus between Oct. 24 and Nov. 8

Meet HPIR Faculty Candidates During Campus Visits

October 24, 2016

The Department of History, Politics, and International Relations invites the Webster community to meet their candidates for the position of Assistant Professor of International Relations. Faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend their research talks, and faculty in St. Louis are also invited to a lunch where you can get to know the candidates. Research talks are open to all, but RSVP to if you plan to attend any of the lunches.

tags: academics, college of arts and sciences, history politics and international relations, employee news, faculty, webster today

Faculty are no strangers to Shakespeare productions. [Pictured: Conservatory production of The Tempest]

Webster Faculty in Shakespeare Festival St. Louis 2017's 'The Winter's Tale'

October 24, 2016

Once again Webster University faculty members will have a big hand in the annual Shakespeare Festival St. Louis. The 2017 production of "The Winter's Tale" will be directed by Bruce Longworth with additional Conservatory faculty members John Wylie (lighting design), Rusty Wandall (sound design) and Dorothy Marshall Englis (costume design) also among those involved.

tags: college of fine arts, faculty, conservatory of theatre arts, home page, webster today

New Ghana campus

New Ghana Campus Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

October 24, 2016

Community members at Webster Ghana held a festive ribbon-cutting ceremony for their new location in Accra, with Peter Maher, associate vice president of international campuses and initiatives, performing the honors. The new location is in a community with other universities in the area and has several features designed to enhance student experience, plus housing options for residential students and visiting faculty.

tags: global, webster life, webster today, ghana, strategic plan, study abroad


Webster and Diversity Abroad in Athens

October 24, 2016

In support of diversity in international education, Webster-Athens and Webster International Network of Schools (WINS) hosted Diversity Abroad’s inaugural European workshop on Oct. 4. Provost Julian Schuster delivered the keynote address. This conference supported Diversity Abroad’s outstanding work in the field, and aligned with Webster’s strategic commitment to global innovation through inclusive leadership.

tags: academics, global, webster life, webster today, provost, study abroad, athens, wins

Students collect t-shirts for this year's Webster Works Worldwide day of service.

Webster University Named to National Honor Roll For Community Service

October 24, 2016

Webster University was named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The annual list names universities and colleges in the United States that demonstrate a commitment to civic engagement. The Honor Roll’s Presidential Award is the highest federal recognition an institution can receive for its commitment to community, service-learning, and civic engagement.

tags: global, home page, president, provost, webster life, webster today

Every 28 Hours

'Every 28 Hours' Play Festival Addresses Racial Justice Oct. 24

October 21, 2016

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend a free, one-night only performance of “Every 28 Hours”—a festival of one-minute plays about racial justice in the United States—on Monday, Oct. 24, 8 pm, at the Loretto-Hilton Theatre. The “Every 28 Hours” Plays are inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, with participation by playwrights and theaters nationwide.

tags: college of fine arts, faculty, webster life, webster today, community engagement, diversity and inclusion

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