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Posted: 11/15/2017 1:00:00 PM

Faculty Seminars Focus on Semester Planning; and Internationalizing Your CV

Mark your calendars for these upcoming seminars

  • Undergrad Academic Advising Team to Hold Discussion on Faculty Resources – The undergraduate Academic Advising team will host another discussion on their resources on Friday, Nov. 17 at 1:30 p.m. in EAB 133. Topics to be addressed include: 
    • Lessons from Spring Registration: Open Forum
    • Building Your Advising Toolkit
    • Additions to Advising Resources on our website
    • Using the Grades of Concern Report to Help Vulnerable Students

    Please RSVP to Kim Kleinman, director of undergraduate advising, if interested in attending this event. For more information, visit here.

  • Learn How to Internationalize Your CV – Interested in giving your CV an international flare? Well, Webster University can help.

    On Thursday, Nov. 16 from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. check out the second session in the Engagement in Internationalization series co-hosted by the Office of Study Abroad, Global Program Development, and the Webster Network of International Schools. The event will be held in the Faculty Development Center at Emerson Library, in suite 420. Please RSVP.

    In addition, the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs will be on hand to discuss how those pathways might lead to external funding opportunities. Mingling and discussion will follow the 40-minute presentation. Light refreshments and drinks will be served. For more information and to RSVP, please visit here.

Tips For Successful Finals – Share With Your Students
As the end of the semester approaches, the Academic Resource Center has prepared a list of “best practices” tips to help students prepare. Please share them! You can see the list here.

Sverdrup Renovations: School of Communications Update
It’s renovation time for Sverdrup Hall and the facilities in the School of Communications. Learn more about the project and how it is affecting classroom space and accessibility here.

Novelist Curtis Sittenfeld To Visit & Read At Webster University
As part of the English Department’s “Visiting Writer” series, Curtis Sittenfeld, acclaimed author of Prep, American Wife, and Eligible, will visit Webster University on Thursday, Nov. 16 at 1:30 in Room 160 in Browning Hall. Books will also be available for purchase and signing.

For more information, visit here.

Webster Conservatory Presents “As You Like It” Nov. 15-19
The production will be held from Nov. 15-19, with performances at 7:30 p.m. (2 p.m. on Sundays). There will also be a special event Thursday, Nov. 16, celebrating 50 years of Shakespeare at Webster University's Conservatory of Theatre Arts. Learn more…

Couldn’t Make Sidney Blumenthal’s Presentation on Lincoln? We’ve Got You Covered With the Video
Sidney Blumenthal, author and journalist, was on campus recently discussing his new book, Wrestling with His Angel: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln Vol. II, 1849-1856. The presentation was part of Webster's Contemporary Conversations for a Connected World series and the St. Louis Jewish Book Festival. His book is the latest volume in his four-book series about America’s 16th president.

To view the video, please visit here.