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Larry Hearn

Webster World Report: Students discuss racism, police brutality, pandemic on podcast

July 10, 2020

The 11th edition of the Webster World Report podcast features discussions with a diverse sect of Webster undergraduate students who share their views on racism, police brutality and our pandemic times. Students include psychology major Larry Hearn of the Association of African American Collegians; speech communications major Vincent Fedorko, founder and president of the Webster University Conservatives; and international human rights major Mimiw Seagrave of Webster University Leiden, currently in Thailand.

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Christa Sanders, Webster Ghana director

Podcast: Racism, Race and the Coronavirus on Webster World Report 9

June 12, 2020

The ninth edition of the Webster World Report podcast features in-depth interviews with Christa Sanders in Accra and Jameca Woody Cooper in St. Louis discussing racism, race and its relation to the coronavirus pandemic. The program also deals with various reactions to the killing of George Floyd, and an excerpt from the podcasting project on global citizenship produced by Webster University’s Leiden campus.

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Ramcharan

Webster World Report Podcast 8: Voices from Thailand, Tashkent, South Carolina

May 29, 2020

The eighth edition of the Webster World Report, the discussion linking Webster University’s global operations, features in-depth interviews with Robin Ramcharan from Webster’s Bangkok, Thailand location; part two of a conversation with Maggie Dankert, deputy director in Tashkent; and an interview with Sherriel Byrd, the director of Webster’s Columbia, South Carolina location. The news segment of the program features excerpts of speeches by Chancellor Beth Stroble and President Julian Schuster, and adjunct faculty member Betsy Brandt.

tags: academics, extended campus, faculty, president, webster life, webster today, chancellor, thailand, tashkent, columbia, south carolina, webster world report, podcast

Dean Tony Wallner during the virtual 2020 Commencement ceremony

Webster World Report Podcast 7: Dankert, Johnson, Wallner

May 15, 2020

The seventh edition of this podcast linking voices from across Webster's network features in-depth interviews from Tashkent and St. Louis: nursing student Charlie Johnson, who works on the front lines in the pandemic, Dean Tony Wallner of the College of Arts and Sciences, and Maggie Dankert in Tashkent. The news segment features Nicole Miller-Struttmann discussing her new bee census project called ShutterBee, and a short excerpt from the commencement address by Vladimir Ivkovic '99.

tags: college of arts and sciences, employee news, home page, webster world report, nursing, uzbekistan, biological sciences, extended campus, faculty, global, home page, webster today

Jean Paul van Marissing

Webster World Report Podcast 6: Voices from Vietnam, Leiden, St. Louis, San Antonio

May 08, 2020

The sixth edition of the podcast returns this week, featuring an interview with Vietnamese photojournalism student Phuong Bui of Webster’s School of Communications, who spent 23 days in quarantine after returning home to deal with the pandemic there. The program also features interviews with Jean Paul van Marissing, director of Webster University Leiden, and Erica Ellard, director of the Academic Resource Center. The news segment of the program features Jian Gong, web services analyst in San Antonio, discussing her protective mask-making project, the San Antonio Chinese Alliance Face Masks Group.

tags: employee news, extended campus, faculty, global, ghana, china, college of arts and sciences, home page, webster world report, webster life, webster today, san antonio, podcast

Molina

Webster World Report Podcast 5: Voices from Athens, San Antonio, St. Louis

May 01, 2020

The fifth edition of the Webster World Report includes voices from Athens, San Antonio and St. Louis. This program features the second part of our interview with Ruben Molina, director at the Randolph Air Force Base, Texas, campus location; an interview with Laura Herring, a member of Webster’s Board of Trustees; and Sousana Michailidis, vice rector of Webster University Athens. The news segment of the program features Professor Bill Barrett of the School of Communications and Professor Gordana Pesakovic of Webster University Tashkent.

tags: employee news, extended campus, faculty, global, athens, tashkent, ghana, school of communications, home page, webster world report, webster life, webster today, san antonio, podcast

Algieri

Webster World Report Podcast 4: Voices from Accra, Vienna, San Antonio

April 24, 2020

The fourth edition of the podcast returns this week, featuring Professor Franco Algieri, chair of the international relations department at Webster Vienna; the second part of our interview with Awoyaa Mensah, director of marketing and corporate partnerships at Webster Ghana; and Director Ruben Molina at Webster's Randolph Air Force Base, Texas, campus location. The news segment features Eli Tetteh, success coach at Webster Ghana.

tags: employee news, extended campus, faculty, global, ghana, china, college of arts and sciences, home page, webster world report, webster life, webster today, san antonio, podcast

Awoyaa Mensah

Webster World Report Podcast 3: Voices from Accra, China, St. Louis

April 17, 2020

The third edition of the Webster World Report podcast interviews Rick Foristel, director of Webster University’s operations in China; Professor Janice Palmer, chair of the Nursing Department in Webster Groves; and Awoyaa Mensah, director of marketing and corporate partnerships at Webster University Ghana, with a news segment featuring Laurel Hayes discussing her daily virtual online meditation sessions for those in the community to join.

tags: employee news, extended campus, faculty, global, ghana, china, nursing, college of arts and sciences, home page, webster world report, webster life, webster today, podcast

Ryan Guffey, Webster Thailand

Webster World Report Podcast 2: Voices from Geneva, Thailand, St. Louis

April 10, 2020

The Webster World Report podcast returns this week with another special look into how Webster University’s global system is coping with the coronavirus pandemic. Interview subjects include: Clementina Acedo, director of Webster Geneva; Professor Jenny Broeder of the Nursing Department in Webster Groves; and Ryan Guffey, rector of Webster Thailand. The news segment features Coach Matt Saitz of Athletics.

tags: employee news, extended campus, faculty, global, college of arts and sciences, nursing, athletics, home page, thailand, geneva, webster world report, webster life, webster today, podcast

global

Webster World Podcast: Voices from DC, St. Louis, Tashkent, Vienna

April 03, 2020

Check out the debut of the Webster World Report, a podcast to link the international operations of Webster University, working remotely and globally at campuses on four continents throughout the world. This program features Earl McCoy, regional recruiting coordinator; Engy Kassem, of the Webster Privacy and Information Security team; Prof. Jody Spiess who specializes in public health and nursing; and Malika Baratova, public relations executive for the Webster operations in Uzbekistan.

tags: employee news, extended campus, faculty, global, vienna, home page, national capital region, uzbekistan, webster world report, webster life, webster today, podcast