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2014 GLA Cohort in Midwest: October Session, Day One

2014 GLA Cohort in Midwest: October Session, Day One

Oct. 20-24 marks the third meeting of the 2014 GLA fellows. From locations across the Webster network, 15 faculty and staff members will gather this week at three of the University’s Midwestern locations: St. Louis; Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; and Kansas City, Missouri; to learn about leadership, get a deep and grounded understanding of the University […]

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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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International & U.S. Campuses

2014 GLA Cohort in Midwest: October Session, Day One

2014 GLA Cohort in Midwest: October Session, Day One

Oct. 20-24 marks the third meeting of the 2014 GLA fellows. From locations across the Webster network, 15 faculty and staff members will gather this week at three of the University’s Midwestern locations: St. Louis; Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; and Kansas City, Missouri; to learn about leadership, get a deep and grounded understanding of the University […]

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Global Student Leadership Summit Application Deadline Extended to Oct. 31

Global Student Leadership Summit Application Deadline Extended to Oct. 31

The deadline for student applications to the Global Student Leadership Summit has been extended to Oct. 31 at 5 p.m. CDT. Please continue to encourage your students to apply for this unique leadership opportunity. Visit the Global Student Leadership Summit page for more information on the summit, which will bring together 30 student leaders from […]

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Save the Date: Global Holiday Tree Trimming Party Dec. 4

Save the Date: Global Holiday Tree Trimming Party Dec. 4

To celebrate the rich diversity of Webster University’s worldwide network during the holiday season, a uniquely decorated Global Holiday Tree will once again be on display in the University Center throughout the month of December. New ornaments submitted from around the Webster worldwide network are added to the permanent collection that decorates the tree each […]

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Webster Events

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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Snapshots: Career & Internship Fair 2014

Snapshots: Career & Internship Fair 2014

Over 90 employers and over 350 students and alumni participated in the annual Career & Internship Fair hosted by the Career Planning & Development Center on Tuesday, Oct. 7. Students and alumni from across the St. Louis metro area, representing all St. Louis campuses, joined in this on-campus unique and valuable opportunity to meet face […]

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Campus Snapshots

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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Constance Morella on the Marshall Plan, OECD Today: ‘Connections are important’

Constance Morella on the Marshall Plan, OECD Today: ‘Connections are important’

Ambassador Constance A. Morella delivered a speech as part of the Contemporary Conversations for a Connected World Speaker series Tuesday night at Webster University. During her presentation, she discussed her role as ambassador to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and why she believes the 66-year-old organization is still relevant in today’s world. […]

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Spread the Word: Freshman Preview Day Nov. 14

Spread the Word: Freshman Preview Day Nov. 14

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Do you  know someone interested in attending Webster University? Perhaps there is a prospective student in your own family? Maybe a friends, neighbor or their classmate back home is considering about a degree? Let them know about this excellent chance to learn about Webster University and explore what college is all about! The best way […]

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Around Webster: Waskiewicz named CIO of the Year; Kleinman at Symposium Celebration

Around Webster: Waskiewicz named CIO of the Year; Kleinman at Symposium Celebration

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news and accomplishments by Webster University community members include: Waskiewicz Named CIO of the Year George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology adjunct professor of finance Anthony Waskiewicz has been named CIO of the Year by the Investor Intelligence Network. Waskiewicz works as chief information officer of Mercy, the largest Catholic health […]

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Remembering Sister Eloise Jarvis, SL, Professor Emeritus

Remembering Sister Eloise Jarvis, SL, Professor Emeritus

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University extends condolences to colleagues and friends of Sister Eloise Jarvis, SL, who passed away Oct. 21 at the Sisters of Loretto Motherhouse in Nerinx, Kentucky. She was 91 years old. Sr. Eloise’s passing prompts us to recall the contributions she made to help shape Webster’s nearly 100-year history. She earned her undergraduate degree […]

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Webster Mentoring Program Doubles Number of Students, Alumni Participants

Webster Mentoring Program Doubles Number of Students, Alumni Participants

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The second year of the Webster Mentoring Program is off to a successful start. The Office of Advancement and the Career Planning & Development Center collaborated and matched 60 students with alumni mentors. The Webster Mentoring Program provides an opportunity for students and alumni to connect in a positive one-on-one mentoring relationship. Through this six-month […]

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Department of Dance: BFA Concerts, Hip Hop Master Class

Department of Dance: BFA Concerts, Hip Hop Master Class

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Department of Dance in the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts has had an eventful Fall season, with many different events, classes and performances including a hip hop master class and a choreographic concert. Additionally, another choreographic performance, Inchoation, is scheduled for November. Inchoation: BFA Choreographic Concert Nov. 6-8 Webster University’s Leigh Gerdine […]

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2014 GLA Cohort in Midwest: October Session, Day Two

2014 GLA Cohort in Midwest: October Session, Day Two

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

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

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

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

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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