Webster News

10 New Graduate Certificate Programs Reflect Changes in Society, Careers

10 New Graduate Certificate Programs Reflect Changes in Society, Careers

Webster University is launching 10 new certificate programs for adults with college degrees who seek additional training to advance in their careers. The new programs reflect recent changes in society, from technological advancements to shifting demographics in many communities. The certificates are designed to be stand-alone or a stepping-stone to an advanced degree. They are […]

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Webster University Receives Green Initiative, Centennial Awards from Chamber of Commerce

Webster University Receives Green Initiative, Centennial Awards from Chamber of Commerce

Webster University was honored with two “Heart of the Community” awards by the Webster Groves/Shrewsbury/Rock Hill Area Chamber of Commerce at Friday’s annual awards banquet. The University received a Special Recognition Award for its centennial anniversary, as well as a Green Initiative Award for several sustainability initiatives that range from infrastructural investment to curriculum. The […]

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Confucius Institute at Webster University Named Institute of the Year

Confucius Institute at Webster University Named Institute of the Year

The Confucius Institute at Webster University was named “2014 Confucius Institute of the Year” by HANBAN, a branch of the Chinese Ministry of Education. This is the second time the institute has received the prestigious honor, having previously been named “Confucius Institute of the Year” in 2012. The Institute offers a wide range of outreach […]

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International & U.S. Campuses

Monthlong ‘Mindful Miles Marathon’ Kickoff March 18

Monthlong ‘Mindful Miles Marathon’ Kickoff March 18

Webster Wellness, Webster Staff Alliance, Tau Sigma Honor Society and Sodexo “Mindful” invite Webster University students, staff and faculty at all campus locations to be a part of the 2015 Mindful Miles Marathon. Those who sign up for the Mindful Miles Marathon are committing to cover the distance of a marathon (26.2 miles) between March […]

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Webster University Thailand, Calcutta University in MOU

Webster University Thailand, Calcutta University in MOU

Representatives from Webster University’s Thailand campus visited Calcutta University in India last month to confirm a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the two universities. With the MOU, CU and Webster University Thailand have agreed to work on establishing short courses, collaborative research projects, and mutual provision of services in areas such as staff development, marketing […]

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Webster Thailand Students Go Behind the Scenes at International Manufacturer

Webster Thailand Students Go Behind the Scenes at International Manufacturer

To get a deeper look inside the world of international manufacturing, graduate students at Webster University Thailand recently went straight to the belly. Jelly Belly Candy Company, that is. Faculty member Tim Malloy arranged the visit with gracious Jelly Belly executives as part of the operations management class in the Webster University MBA program offered […]

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Webster Events

German Language Students Present Brecht’s Lindbergh Play on Galaxy Radio March 4

German Language Students Present Brecht’s Lindbergh Play on Galaxy Radio March 4

Webster University students in the advanced German course will present a radio play about Charles Lindbergh in German on Webster’s Galaxy Radio at 2:45 Wednesday, March 4. Cody Helms, Chandler Waite, Clara Oberneufemann and Will Johnson present: Der Ozeanflug (“The Flight across the Ocean”), a “Lehrstueck” (teaching play) by the German dramatist Bertolt Brecht, inspired […]

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‘Making Art in Cuba’ Frames CIE Talk with Global Leaders in Residence March 3

‘Making Art in Cuba’ Frames CIE Talk with Global Leaders in Residence March 3

Join the Center for International Education, the College of Arts & Sciences, and the Office of Corporate Partnerships as Global Leaders in Residence Flora Lauten and Raquel Carrio share their experience as working artists in Cuba, one of the world’s last remaining communist states. A Cuban-inspired lunch will be provided for this event on March […]

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Famous Guitarist Olivier Chassain in Concert with Webster Chamber Orchestra March 1

Famous Guitarist Olivier Chassain in Concert with Webster Chamber Orchestra March 1

World famous classical guitarist Olivier Chassain will be in concert with the Webster University Chamber Orchestra March 1 at 7 p.m. on the Community Music School stage. Chassain is professor of guitar at the famed Paris Conservatory. He has recorded for various labels, among which “Almost a song” (Metronome recordings) was awarded the “Choc” of […]

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Campus Snapshots

Snapshot: Soprano Christine Brewer Concludes Weeklong Department of Music Residency

Snapshot: Soprano Christine Brewer Concludes Weeklong Department of Music Residency

Grammy-award winning soprano Christine Brewer‘s week of lessons, master classes, and a final concert with vocal students as visiting professor in the Department of Music in the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts concluded on Feb. 20. During her residency at Webster University, Brewer met with more than 25 students, ranging from freshman through graduate, conducting […]

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#GorlokLove: The Gorlok Spreads Happy Valentines

#GorlokLove: The Gorlok Spreads Happy Valentines

Valentine’s Day is not until Saturday, but the Gorlok celebrated a day early for students on the Webster Groves campus. Cupid and the Gorlok were busy this morning leaving sweet treats for the Webster University community around Webster Groves. About 50 balloons were scattered around campus attached to chocolate Gorloks and a Valentine’s card asking […]

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Tycoons, Oligarchs and Conglomerates: Vienna hosts OSCE speaker on media plurality

Tycoons, Oligarchs and Conglomerates: Vienna hosts OSCE speaker on media plurality

Webster University’s Vienna campus welcomed Dunja Mijatović, representative on Freedom of the Media at the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), for a talk on the issue of media plurality. As a representative for the OSCE since 2010 and one of the founders of the Communications Regulatory Agency of Bosnia Herzegovina, Mijatović shared […]

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Recent Articles

Monthlong ‘Mindful Miles Marathon’ Kickoff March 18

Monthlong ‘Mindful Miles Marathon’ Kickoff March 18

| March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster Wellness, Webster Staff Alliance, Tau Sigma Honor Society and Sodexo “Mindful” invite Webster University students, staff and faculty at all campus locations to be a part of the 2015 Mindful Miles Marathon. Those who sign up for the Mindful Miles Marathon are committing to cover the distance of a marathon (26.2 miles) between March […]

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Applied Educational Psychology Program Researches Response to Ferguson in the Classroom

Applied Educational Psychology Program Researches Response to Ferguson in the Classroom

| March 3, 2015 | 1 Comment

Media outlets from around the world descended on Ferguson in 2014 covering the aftermath of the Michael Brown shooting and putting St. Louis in a global spotlight. News stories focused on the facts and rumors of the case, the effect on businesses, racial history of the area, civil rights and the response of law enforcement. […]

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Around Webster: Smith’s counseling honor; Ambassadors’ CASE awards; Paschke 1st at NATS

Around Webster: Smith’s counseling honor; Ambassadors’ CASE awards; Paschke 1st at NATS

| March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recent professional accomplishments by members of the Webster University community include: Student Ambassadors Win Two CASE ASAP Awards The Webster University Student Ambassadors won two awards at the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education Affiliated Student Advancement Programs (CASE ASAP) District 6 Conference last weekend at the University of Iowa. The organization was […]

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University Bookstore Spring Break Hours

University Bookstore Spring Break Hours

| March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Spring Break 2015 hours for the Webster University Bookstore are as follows: Saturday, March 7- Closed Monday-Friday, March 9-13 – 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, March 14- Closed Visit the Bookstore website to shop online anytime.  

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GCP Committee Elects Carol Williams First Year Seminar Director

GCP Committee Elects Carol Williams First Year Seminar Director

| March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Global Citizenship Program (GCP) Committee has elected Carol Williams, associate professor in the Department of Teacher Education, to serve as the First Year Seminar director beginning in May, 2015, and continuing through May, 2016. Williams will be replacing current First Year Seminar director, Robin Assner, associate professor in the Department of Art, Design, and Art […]

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WWW2 Decommissioned; Update Your URL/Content by March 13

WWW2 Decommissioned; Update Your URL/Content by March 13

| March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

The old web server www2 is scheduled to be decommissioned on March 13. Faculty owning content on this server are being contacted personally with instructions on having their content moved to the new server if so desired. This new server will provide increased security and a greater level of availability to users. If you have […]

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Webster’s Blair SLIAC Men’s Tennis Player of the Week

Webster’s Blair SLIAC Men’s Tennis Player of the Week

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University junior Travis Blair was named the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) Men’s Tennis Player of the Week for Feb. 23-March 1. Blair becomes the first SLIAC Tennis Player of the Week for 2015. Blair went 3-1 on the week, including a pair of wins at #1 singles. He started the week with […]

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