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DIHE Diversity Rankings: Webster Graduate Programs Lead in Degrees for Minorities

DIHE Diversity Rankings: Webster Graduate Programs Lead in Degrees for Minorities

Webster University’s graduate degree-seeking student population represents the largest number of individuals of diverse backgrounds among all traditional, private non-profit U.S. higher education institutions and public universities, according to recently released survey published in the Oct. 8, Diverse Issues in Higher Education (DIHE). The “Top 100 Degree Producers” survey for 2014 is the only national […]

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Webster University Study Abroad Programs Ranked Among Best in Nation

Webster University Study Abroad Programs Ranked Among Best in Nation

Webster University’s study abroad programs were recognized as among the best in the country by U.S. News and World Report in its “America’s Best Colleges” 2015 edition. The ranking was established through a survey of higher education administrators in the United States. U.S. News and World Report also listed Webster as a regional Midwestern University […]

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SOC’s Rockwell Completes Costa Rican Speaking Tour

SOC’s Rockwell Completes Costa Rican Speaking Tour

Rick Rockwell, associate dean of the School of Communications at Webster University, successfully completed a speaking tour in the Costa Rican capital, San José, during the week of Sept. 22. Among the highlights of the trip, Rockwell served as one of the featured speakers at the First International Congress of the Colegio de Periodistas de […]

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International & U.S. Campuses

2014 GLA Cohort in Midwest: October Session, Day Four

2014 GLA Cohort in Midwest: October Session, Day Four

Webster University’s Global Leadership Academy (GLA) fellows began the fourth day of their October meeting at the Kansas City metro campus location, touring classrooms, offices, and labs before beginning sessions in their classroom. Leadership in the Midwest Network Associate vice president Carol Adams, joined by Cass Butler, regional director for the Kansas City Metro Campus, […]

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2014 GLA Cohort in Midwest: October Session, Day Three

2014 GLA Cohort in Midwest: October Session, Day Three

Webster University’s Global Leadership Academy (GLA) fellows began the third day of their October meeting with a five hour bus ride to Leavenworth, Kansas, departing St. Louis before sunrise. After lunch at a local restaurant, Brig. Gen. Mike Callan (USAF, ret.), associate vice president for Military & Government Programs with Webster’s Office of Military Affairs (OMA), […]

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2014 GLA Cohort in Midwest: October Session, Day Two

2014 GLA Cohort in Midwest: October Session, Day Two

Understanding and Using Data Effectively The Global Leadership Academy (GLA) fellows began the second day of their October meeting with the session “Understanding and Using Data Effectively,” presented by Julie Weissman and Justin Bitner from the Office of Institutional Effectiveness. The fellows learned what data the institution keeps and why, what types of data must […]

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Webster Events

Save the Date: I Heart Webster Week Nov. 3-7

Save the Date: I Heart Webster Week Nov. 3-7

I Heart Webster Week is back! The I Heart Webster initiative is all about showing love for Webster University, with members of the Webster community sharing their own own unique Webster experience and what Webster means to them. Prepare to show your love for Webster the week of Nov. 3-7. The week’s events celebrate Webster […]

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Walker School Presents ‘Entrepreneurship in Africa’ Luncheon Nov.18

Walker School Presents ‘Entrepreneurship in Africa’ Luncheon Nov.18

Webster University students and faculty are invited to “Entrepreneurship in Africa,” a luncheon honoring philanthropist Robert E. King, on Tuesday, Nov. 18, from noon – 1 p.m. in the East Academic Building, room 253. During this presentation, Robert E. King and Tralance Addy, executive director of Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies (SEED), will share […]

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Centennial Signature Event: RSVP for Founders’ Progressive Dinner with Sisters of Loretto Nov. 1

Centennial Signature Event: RSVP for Founders’ Progressive Dinner with Sisters of Loretto Nov. 1

The Sisters of Loretto, the founders of Webster University in 1915, have been described as innovative, entrepreneurial, fearless and visionary. They opened the then-named Loretto College in 1915 with only five students. Today, over 20,000 students attend Webster worldwide. On Nov. 1, 2014, we pay homage to these bold and courageous women who set out […]

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Campus Snapshots

Snapshot: Admission Hosts Area High School Guidance Counselors

Snapshot: Admission Hosts Area High School Guidance Counselors

On Oct. 10, the Office of Admission welcomed 35 St. Louis-area high school guidance counselors to the home campus as part of an annual event that provides updates and information for the counselors to share with their students, demonstrating how the University can help their students “Be a part of what’s next” at Webster. The […]

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Snapshots: USB Cable Ceremony for EnGo Charging Station

Snapshots: USB Cable Ceremony for EnGo Charging Station

The arrival of the EnGo solar kinetic recharge station outside the East Academic Building was celebrated at the USB Cable Ceremony — the tech version of a ribbon cutting — on Oct. 17,  outside the East Academic Building. The EnGo Public Charging Station comes equipped with 10 cables that cover most models of cell phones […]

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As Visiting Professor, Soprano Christine Brewer Delights with Master Class

As Visiting Professor, Soprano Christine Brewer Delights with Master Class

Webster University’s Department of Music welcomed Grammy-award winning soprano Christine Brewer as visiting professor on Monday, Oct. 13, for a seminar discussion. Brewer along with her own voice teacher, Christine Armistead, talked about the roles of the teacher and the student — who are really collaborators — in developing new repertoire, in guiding careers and […]

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2014 GLA Cohort in Midwest: October Session, Day Four

2014 GLA Cohort in Midwest: October Session, Day Four

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Global Leadership Academy (GLA) fellows began the fourth day of their October meeting at the Kansas City metro campus location, touring classrooms, offices, and labs before beginning sessions in their classroom. Leadership in the Midwest Network Associate vice president Carol Adams, joined by Cass Butler, regional director for the Kansas City Metro Campus, […]

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Public Safety Reminder

Public Safety Reminder

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Tuesday, Oct. 21, the Webster Groves City Council approved a measure that makes it legal for those with concealed carry permits to openly carry in most public places in the City of Webster Groves. This is consistent with Missouri law, which took effect earlier this month. The open carry law does not apply to […]

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Attention Knitters: Cozy Up with the 2014 Webster Warmth Fall Project

Attention Knitters: Cozy Up with the 2014 Webster Warmth Fall Project

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Members of the Webster community who enjoy knitting, crocheting, or sewing are invited to participate in the Webster Warmth Fall 2014 project. This project will make items for Saint Martha’s Hall, a shelter for abused women and their children. We welcome handcrafted or store-bought items such as scarves, gloves, hats, etc. The deadline for turning […]

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Save the Date: I Heart Webster Week Nov. 3-7

Save the Date: I Heart Webster Week Nov. 3-7

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

I Heart Webster Week is back! The I Heart Webster initiative is all about showing love for Webster University, with members of the Webster community sharing their own own unique Webster experience and what Webster means to them. Prepare to show your love for Webster the week of Nov. 3-7. The week’s events celebrate Webster […]

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SOC Alumnus Gets Larger Audience for Documentary

SOC Alumnus Gets Larger Audience for Documentary

| October 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

Released earlier this year, the documentary film Spanish Lake by Webster University alumnus Phillip Andrew Morton, a 2002 School of Communications graduate, follows the racism and housing issues of Spanish Lake, Missouri. Spanish Lake is located less than 10 miles away from Ferguson, which has captured news headlines across the nation as protestors have gathered […]

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2014 GLA Cohort in Midwest: October Session, Day Three

2014 GLA Cohort in Midwest: October Session, Day Three

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Global Leadership Academy (GLA) fellows began the third day of their October meeting with a five hour bus ride to Leavenworth, Kansas, departing St. Louis before sunrise. After lunch at a local restaurant, Brig. Gen. Mike Callan (USAF, ret.), associate vice president for Military & Government Programs with Webster’s Office of Military Affairs (OMA), […]

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Snapshot: Admission Hosts Area High School Guidance Counselors

Snapshot: Admission Hosts Area High School Guidance Counselors

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Oct. 10, the Office of Admission welcomed 35 St. Louis-area high school guidance counselors to the home campus as part of an annual event that provides updates and information for the counselors to share with their students, demonstrating how the University can help their students “Be a part of what’s next” at Webster. The […]

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