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Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational Finishes with Co-Champs from New Jersey, Puerto Rico and Costa Rica

Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational Finishes with Co-Champs from New Jersey, Puerto Rico and Costa Rica

The 11th Annual Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational chess tournament, held July 10-15 at Webster University, wrapped up on Tuesday, July 15, in an unprecedented three-way tie. The co-champions include top-seeded Kimberly Ding of New Jersey, Natasha Morales Santos of Puerto Rico and Neeshmy Nunez Gonzales of Costa Rica. Ultimately, rules of FIDE, the International Chess […]

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Snapshots: 2014 Girls’ Invitational Chess Tournament Underway

Snapshots: 2014 Girls’ Invitational Chess Tournament Underway

The opening ceremony for the 11th Annual Susan Polgar Foundation Girls’ Invitational chess tournament was held July 12 at the Loretto-Hilton Theatre on Webster University’s home campus. Webster Groves Mayor Gerry Welch and World Chess Federation Vice President Ali Nihat Yazici joined President Beth Stroble at the ceremony. Stroble congratulated the girls for already being […]

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11th Annual Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational at Webster July 12-15

11th Annual Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational at Webster July 12-15

Fifty-six girls from across the U.S. and six countries – including Cuba, Costa Rica, Brazil, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Canada – arrived July 10 at Webster University’s home campus to compete in the 11th Annual Susan Polgar Foundation Girls’ Invitational chess tournament. The six-day event is considered the most prestigious all-girls chess event in the […]

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International & U.S. Campuses

Webster Geneva Students Study Art History in Istanbul

Webster Geneva Students Study Art History in Istanbul

The Global Citizenship Program has led to a variety of courses specifically designed to prepare students with the skills needed to meet the demands of high-impact learning in this interconnected and global century. Once such offering at Webster’s Geneva campus is an art history course that included a one-week study abroad component to Istanbul, Turkey, […]

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Vienna Holds Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management Course

Vienna Holds Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management Course

In one of the last events at Webster Vienna’s location on Berchtoldgasse, the Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management course concluded with its final visiting speaker, Daniel Cronin from Austrian Startups. Over the term — which had 14 students including one person auditing online through Canvas — several visiting speakers brought their expertise from the entrpreneurship […]

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Ahead of Relocation, Webster Vienna Website Overhauled with Dynamic Responsive Design

Ahead of Relocation, Webster Vienna Website Overhauled with Dynamic Responsive Design

Relocating to the Palais Wenkheim isn’t the only big 2014 project for Webster University’s campus in Vienna, Austria: The campus has just launched a facelift to its website that aligns it with the design and interactive format of webster.edu. The overhauled site for Webster Vienna, Private University (the campus’ formal name in Austria), is accessible […]

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Webster Events

Webster University’s Department of Dance Summer Intensive 2014

Webster University’s Department of Dance Summer Intensive 2014

Webster University’s Department of Dance will host its third annual Summer Dance Intensive July 28 through Aug. 1 in the Jean and Wells Hobler Center for Dance on the home campus in Webster Groves. The intensive will feature students from around the country as well as faculty who have taught around the world, such as […]

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Wellness: Natural Area Guided Tour June 12

Wellness: Natural Area Guided Tour June 12

Join Webster Wellness and Biology adjunct faculty member Jeff DePew as we explore environmental wellness on a tour of the “Natural Area” on Thursday, June 12, at 12 p.m. This area is located just behind the parking garage on Garden Avenue. DePew will provide updates on new projects going on around the water area and […]

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Experience the Music, Food, Culture of India May 16

Experience the Music, Food, Culture of India May 16

The Community Music School of Webster University (CMS) presents Explore Music! INDIA: Experience the Music and Culture of India on Friday, May 16, featuring a performance-demonstration of classical Indian music by legendary sitar and surbahar player Ustad Imrat Khan. The event is for all ages, free and open to the public. Students, teachers and those with […]

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Campus Snapshots

Snapshots: TAP Program Underway, ‘First to College’ Session

Snapshots: TAP Program Underway, ‘First to College’ Session

The Transitions and Academic Prep (TAP) program got underway July 18, with students from as near as Illinois and Kentucky, and as far as Texas, Florida, North Carolina and Tennessee. Students have been attending classes and workshops each day on topics ranging from college adjustment to campus employment. The Academic Resource Center hosts the summer residential […]

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Snapshots: Centennial Flag Raised at Webster Groves Campus

Snapshots: Centennial Flag Raised at Webster Groves Campus

Webster University’s centennial celebration is just around the corner, and Thursday afternoon saw the first public sign of nearly a year of planning. Though the official kickoff happens this fall, the official centennial flag was raised in front of Webster Hall on the home campus in Webster Groves, where the institution was founded in 1915. […]

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Snapshot: Walker EDGE Global Potluck Shares International Flavors

Snapshot: Walker EDGE Global Potluck Shares International Flavors

The Walker EDGE Office hosted its annual Global Potluck Dinner last Thursday evening, July 10, at the Love Foundation Alumni House on Webster University’s campus. The event brought together all of the Walker EDGE’s summer 2014 global student interns from partner universities in Mexico and Germany. In total, the dinner drew close to 50 guests […]

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Other Recent Articles

Webster Memphis NSA Class Project Team Receives Quality Cup Award

Webster Memphis NSA Class Project Team Receives Quality Cup Award

| July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last month, the student project team of Webster University Memphis Naval Support Activity Mid-South’s Spring 1 Training and Development (HRDV 5610) class was awarded the Quality Cup Interest Level Award by the Mid-South Quality and Productivity Center in Memphis, Tennessee. Members of the team included team leaders Gino Hobbs and Brad Ross, along with student […]

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Webster Men’s Basketball Lands Three on 2014 NABC Honors Court

Webster Men’s Basketball Lands Three on 2014 NABC Honors Court

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Three members of the Webster University 2013-14 men’s basketball team earned spots on the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court, recognizing their excellence in academics this past year. Seniors Hollis Edwards and Jarrod Huskey, and junior Hank Hawkins, were all honored by the NABC for 2014. Edwards and Huskey were both four-year players […]

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Snapshots: TAP Program Underway, ‘First to College’ Session

Snapshots: TAP Program Underway, ‘First to College’ Session

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Transitions and Academic Prep (TAP) program got underway July 18, with students from as near as Illinois and Kentucky, and as far as Texas, Florida, North Carolina and Tennessee. Students have been attending classes and workshops each day on topics ranging from college adjustment to campus employment. The Academic Resource Center hosts the summer residential […]

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Inaugural Library Advisory Board Established

Inaugural Library Advisory Board Established

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University Library has established its first advisory board, comprised of individuals within and outside of libraries to help us envision and plan for the library’s future in the rapidly changing world of higher education, academic libraries and information access. As the University undertakes strategic planning for its next 100 years, the Library has also […]

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Home Campus Xerox Toner Delivery Process

Home Campus Xerox Toner Delivery Process

| July 21, 2014 | 2 Comments

The current process for toner delivery has recently been modified: The Webster University  home campus is on a service contract with Xerox for the majority of our campus printers to include some non-Xerox machines. With this contract all of our toner is automatically ordered by the individual machines when the toner reaches a certain level […]

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Around Webster: Guterman’s Theater Book; Ferezan on Leadership; Werner’s ‘Rum Luck’ Play

Around Webster: Guterman’s Theater Book; Ferezan on Leadership; Werner’s ‘Rum Luck’ Play

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guterman Book Analyzes Plays with Undocumented People Gad Guterman had his book, “Performance, Identity, and Immigration Law: A Theatre of Undocumentedness” published through Palgrave Macmillan. Guterman is an assistant professor and head of Theater Studies and Dramaturgy program in the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts’ Conservatory of Theatre Arts. The book addresses how contemporary […]

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Press Club Awards Scholarships to Webster Communications Students

Press Club Awards Scholarships to Webster Communications Students

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Times Newspapers and Webster University awarded scholarships to three Webster communication students at the Press Club and Journalism Foundation scholarship reception, held July 15 at St. Louis’ Norman Probstein Golf Clubhouse in Forest Park. Each year the Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis awards scholarships to deserving students who demonstrate a solid commitment to […]

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