Tag: Webster University College of Arts & Sciences

In the News: Marcella on Anthem breach; Alakoc on terror case; Lewis ’79 commencement coverage

In the News: Marcella on Anthem breach; Alakoc on terror case; Lewis ’79 commencement coverage

| February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Lewis Commencement Speaker Announcement in STLBJ, RFT, Fox2 The announcement that St. Louis native and Webster University alumna Jenifer Lewis ’79 would be this year’s commencement speaker drew coverage around the region: The St. Louis Business Journal included the announcement in its “5 Things…” update, […]

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Teaching Festival Preview: ‘Paper, Scissors, Pictures and Words: Literary Scrapbooks’ Feb. 18

Teaching Festival Preview: ‘Paper, Scissors, Pictures and Words: Literary Scrapbooks’ Feb. 18

| February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

This year’s Webster University Teaching Festival, which runs Feb. 16-20, offers a variety of events related to the scholarship of teaching and learning facilitated by Webster faculty, staff and students. One topic: The use of scrapbooks to foster students’ personalized connections with course content. Meg Sempreora will lead a session on that topic, “Paper, Scissors, […]

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In the News: Cross on Ferguson at KMOV; Minnis ’06 on gaming at KPLR; Boyd-Fenger in LN

In the News: Cross on Ferguson at KMOV; Minnis ’06 on gaming at KPLR; Boyd-Fenger in LN

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Cross at KMOV: A ‘Ferguson Effect’ on Crime Rates? Did the increased load on police resources during Ferguson protests and associated unrest have a connection to a recent spike in crime? The St. Louis chief of police and mayor suspect so, and a KMOV (Channel […]

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$1 Million Donation Creates Endowed Professorship in Biological Sciences

$1 Million Donation Creates Endowed Professorship in Biological Sciences

| January 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

Larry and Jinny Browning have donated $1 million to Webster University to establish the Laurance L. Browning, Jr. Endowed Professorship in Biological Sciences in the College of Arts & Sciences. The person hired for that new position will be tasked with elevating the study of biology in the community. “This gift is an important step […]

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Snapshots: Biology, Math/Computer Science, Audio represent Webster at local STEM Extravaganza

Snapshots: Biology, Math/Computer Science, Audio represent Webster at local STEM Extravaganza

| January 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

Webster University was well represented at the 2015 STEM Extravaganza at Hazelwood Central High School last weekend by representatives from the departments of Audio Production Audio Aesthetics & Technology (led by department chair Barry Hufker), Math and Computer Science (John Aleshunas) and Biological Sciences (Victoria Brown-Kennerly and Stephanie Schroeder). The event drew approximately 1,000 K-12 […]

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Webster Thailand Faculty Panelists at Singapore Conference

Webster Thailand Faculty Panelists at Singapore Conference

| January 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University Thailand International Relations professors Rachael Rudolph and Ken Houston were panelists at the International Studies Association Global South Caucus at the Singapore Management University (SMU), held Jan. 8-10 in Singapore. Rudolph and Houston participated on the panel “Sharing Ideas about Inclusive Practices, Teaching and Research in IR.” The panel was proposed by the IR […]

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Faculty Present in London on 800th Anniversary of Magna Carta

Faculty Present in London on 800th Anniversary of Magna Carta

| January 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Faculty across Webster University are celebrating its centennial in 2015. For faculty in the Department of History, Politics, and International Relations in the College of Arts and Sciences, this year also marks another historic milestone: the octocentennial of the Magna Carta (“The Great Charter”). The document signed by England’s King John in 1215 is widely […]

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Snapshots: ‘Reflections on the Violence in France’

Snapshots: ‘Reflections on the Violence in France’

| January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University community members gathered Wednesday afternoon in the Winifred Moore Auditorium for “Reflections on the Violence in France,” with several College of Arts & Sciences faculty members leading discussion of the roots and reactions to the deadly assault on the Paris office of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. A variety of topics and ideas […]

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In the News: Wilson’s Arts Nod in Business Journal; Fox on Global Trade in ITM

In the News: Wilson’s Arts Nod in Business Journal; Fox on Global Trade in ITM

| January 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Wilson’s Arts Council Appointment in Business Journal College of Arts & Sciences Dean David Carl Wilson‘s recent appointment to the Missouri State Council on the Arts was included in the St. Louis Business Journal‘s “People on the Move” section. The Council promotes the growth, development […]

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In the News: Cuille leads St. Louis rally for victims in France; Rishe on NFL stadium moves

In the News: Cuille leads St. Louis rally for victims in France; Rishe on NFL stadium moves

| January 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Cuille Leads ‘Organic’ St. Louis Rally for France Victims With communities around the world rallying to support France after last week’s tragic events, the Centre Francophone at Webster University led organization for the rally in downtown St. Louis by the Pierre Laclede statue outside City […]

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