Around Webster: Jackson’s Design Nominated; Rishe at Harvard; Hellinger in Norway; Weissman in NACADA…

| April 15, 2013

Recent professional news from Webster faculty and staff includes:

Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts visiting assistant professor Seth Jackson‘s lighting design work on the Muny production of Dreamgirls has been nominated for the 2013 Excellence in Live Design Awards. Vote for his work at Live Design Online here.

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Rishe on Sports at Harvard Law

Rishe presents at Harvard Law School.

Patrick Rishe, associate professor of business and a noted sports economics expert in the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology, recently moderated a panel at the 2013 HLS Sports Law Symposium at the Harvard School of Law.

The panel, “The Internet Experience,” discussed how evolving Internet technologies like live streaming, blogging and other merging media affect sports owners’ protection of content and licensing rights.

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Dan Hellinger, professor of International Relations, presented “The Oil Question in Post-Chávez Venezuela” on April 5 at Latin American Tendencies a Forum for Dialogue,” sponsored by the Norwegian Latin American Research Network, in Oslo, Norway.

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Julie Weissman, director of the Office of Institutional Effectiveness, co-authored “In Their Own Words: Best Practices for Advising Millennial Students about Majors” which was published in the recent edition of NACADA, The Journal of the National Academic Advising Association.

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Webster sophomore and Student Ambassador Suhani Fernando has been selected to serve as the Council for the Advancement of Education Affiliated Student Advancement Programs (CASE ASAP) District 6 Representative for the 2013-2015 session. Suhani and Student Ambassador advisor Billy Ratz will join the CASE ASAP leadership team as of May 1 and will represent the district that consists of Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming and Nebraska.

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Adjunct faculty member Bart Baker‘s new novel, “What Remains,” has just published and is available at Amazon.

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