Webster News

City, University Pave Way for Interdisciplinary Science Building in Webster Groves

City, University Pave Way for Interdisciplinary Science Building in Webster Groves

Webster University and the City of Webster Groves reached an agreement this month on the City’s construction and Webster University’s cost of a left turn lane for southbound Edgar Road at Garden Avenue. The left turn lane is a City of Webster Groves condition in order for the University to expand its parking garage and […]

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The Ampersand Wins Gold in Columbia Scholastic Press Association Awards

The Ampersand Wins Gold in Columbia Scholastic Press Association Awards

Webster University has taken home gold. The Ampersand, a magazine produced by students in Webster’s School of Communications, received the Gold Crown Award in the College Magazine Category at the Columbia Scholastic Press Association’s 2015 Crown Awards. Winners were selected from 1,203 eligible digital, print newspapers, magazines and yearbooks published during the 2013-2014 academic year. […]

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Centennial Scholarship Established for Incoming Freshmen

Centennial Scholarship Established for Incoming Freshmen

Beginning this fall, new freshmen at Webster University can qualify for up to $3,000 per year in scholarships. This program is part of a new $25 million endowed scholarship established for  Webster University’s Centennial celebration this year. The new award, The Webster University Centennial Scholarship, is being granted to students on the Webster Groves home […]

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International & U.S. Campuses

Students Prepare Baroque Banquet for Guests with Vienna Visiting Professor

Students Prepare Baroque Banquet for Guests with Vienna Visiting Professor

The atrium of the Palais Wenkheim was the site of a special Baroque Banquet that drew journalists and academics from other institutions to Webster University Vienna on March 24. The inspiration for the event was food historian and author Ken Albala, Webster Vienna’s Elizabeth Chopin Visiting Professor 2015, who taught one week of a four-week […]

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Webster Management and Leadership Student Named City of Orlando Fire Chief

Webster Management and Leadership Student Named City of Orlando Fire Chief

Inspiring others through his leadership for 19 years, Webster University graduate student Roderick Williams was recently chosen to be the new City of Orlando fire chief. Williams is in the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology’s Management and Leadership program, studying at the Webster University Orlando metro campus location. Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer […]

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Mindful Mile Marathon 2015 Gets Webster Moving

Mindful Mile Marathon 2015 Gets Webster Moving

The Mindful Mile Marathon sponsored by Webster Wellness, Webster Staff Alliance, Gorlok Fit Club and Mindful by Sodexo opened successfully with 125 people attending the kickoff in the University Center on Wednesday, March 18. You can still join the current 213 (and growing) students, faculty and staff who are already participating with a pledge to […]

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Webster Events

Counseling & Life Development April Events: Raising awareness on sexual assault

Counseling & Life Development April Events: Raising awareness on sexual assault

Join us for the annual “Take Back the Day” event on Monday, April 6, from noon-3 p.m. on the Quad. This event will feature programs to help raise campus awareness about sexual violence, harassment, bullying and unhealthy relationships. Other programs will also be offered throughout the month of April. A variety of groups will be […]

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School of Education ‘Transformative Learning’ Conference June 11-12

School of Education ‘Transformative Learning’ Conference June 11-12

As part of Webster University’s Centennial celebration, the School of Education will host the conference, “Educators as Agents of Change Through Transformative Learning and Leadership,” June 11-12 in the East Academic Building’s Edward Jones Commons. The conference will feature panel discussions on urban school change and transformative learning. Conference activities will also include two distinguished […]

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RSVP to Missouri Diversity Council Women In Leadership Symposium March 31

RSVP to Missouri Diversity Council Women In Leadership Symposium March 31

To close out Women’s History Month, Webster University’s Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement will host the inaugural Missouri Diversity Council Women In Leadership Symposium on Tuesday, March 31, from 8-11:30 a.m. in the East Academic Building. The theme for this event is “Celebrating Leadership: The Power of Women in the Workplace.” Associate vice […]

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Campus Snapshots

Walker Speaker Series ‘Women in Leadership’ Panel Packs the Commons

Walker Speaker Series ‘Women in Leadership’ Panel Packs the Commons

The Walker Speaker Series welcomed Maxine Clark, Build-A-Bear Workshop founder, and Kathleen (Kathy) Mazzarella MBA’02, chief executive officer and president of Graybar, who joined President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble for the “Women in Leadership” panel on March 19. Sharing their personal career experiences and offering insights on leadership, Stroble, Clark and Mazzarella spoke to the […]

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Snapshots: Teacher Recruitment Day connects School of Education students, alumni with local districts

Snapshots: Teacher Recruitment Day connects School of Education students, alumni with local districts

More than 50 Webster students and recent alumni from the School of Education attended Teacher Recruitment Day on Thursday, March 12, to interview and network with representatives from local school districts. Over 25 employers were represented at the annual event held in Grant Gym on the University’s home campus in Webster Groves. The event is […]

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Snapshot: Webster LEADS Students Feed Vienna Homeless

Snapshot: Webster LEADS Students Feed Vienna Homeless

Last weekend, two Webster University students took it upon themselves to lend a helping hand to some of Vienna’s neediest residents. Ilian Scheutz and Matthias Smolej, both members of the Webster LEADS student leadership program, spent the weekend volunteering at the International Mathematics Competition hosted by Webster Vienna. The event brought quite a crowd to campus: 220 competitors, accompanied […]

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Recent Articles

Chess Team Heads to New York to Defend National Title

Chess Team Heads to New York to Defend National Title

| March 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

The No. 1 ranked Webster University chess team is headed to New York this weekend to defend its title as national collegiate champions. The President’s Cup, known as the “Final Four of Chess,” is a round-robin tournament taking place this year at the New York Athletic Club in New York City. Webster’s team enters as […]

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Counseling & Life Development April Events: Raising awareness on sexual assault

Counseling & Life Development April Events: Raising awareness on sexual assault

| March 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Join us for the annual “Take Back the Day” event on Monday, April 6, from noon-3 p.m. on the Quad. This event will feature programs to help raise campus awareness about sexual violence, harassment, bullying and unhealthy relationships. Other programs will also be offered throughout the month of April. A variety of groups will be […]

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Webster Faculty, Alumni Win Saint Louis Theatre Circle Awards

Webster Faculty, Alumni Win Saint Louis Theatre Circle Awards

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Several outstanding Webster University community members were recipients of Saint Louis Theatre Circle Awards, including Jeffrey Carter, Department of Music chair in the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts, who won the Outstanding Musical Director award. Carter was recognized for his work as musical director of Bonnie & Clyde at New Line Theatre in St. […]

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School of Education ‘Transformative Learning’ Conference June 11-12

School of Education ‘Transformative Learning’ Conference June 11-12

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

As part of Webster University’s Centennial celebration, the School of Education will host the conference, “Educators as Agents of Change Through Transformative Learning and Leadership,” June 11-12 in the East Academic Building’s Edward Jones Commons. The conference will feature panel discussions on urban school change and transformative learning. Conference activities will also include two distinguished […]

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Students Prepare Baroque Banquet for Guests with Vienna Visiting Professor

Students Prepare Baroque Banquet for Guests with Vienna Visiting Professor

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The atrium of the Palais Wenkheim was the site of a special Baroque Banquet that drew journalists and academics from other institutions to Webster University Vienna on March 24. The inspiration for the event was food historian and author Ken Albala, Webster Vienna’s Elizabeth Chopin Visiting Professor 2015, who taught one week of a four-week […]

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Vocal Students Shine in Union Avenue Opera Recital and Scholarship Competition

Vocal Students Shine in Union Avenue Opera Recital and Scholarship Competition

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Nine Webster University students participated in the Union Avenue Opera’s Crescendo Program recital and scholarship competition, with several taking home prizes. Crescendo was designed to provide motivated students the opportunity to hone their craft while working with UAO’s esteemed professionals. The competition is open to all voice students currently enrolled in an undergraduate program within […]

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Email Server Maintenance: Saturday, March 28

Email Server Maintenance: Saturday, March 28

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Information Technology is scheduled to perform maintenance on the Blake and Bailey email servers on Saturday, March 28, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. During this time, users with email accounts that reside on the Blake and Bailey servers may expect intermittent unavailability of email services. If your email account resides on Blake or Bailey, […]

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