Webster News

Cyberspace Research Institute Launched with Four Cyber Labs

Cyberspace Research Institute Launched with Four Cyber Labs

Webster University is broadening its spectrum of research and resources for global security professionals. The newly created Webster University Cyberspace Research Institute (CRI) offers digital laboratories for Institute members, students and faculty to explore the most current cyberspace and security issues and threats. The Webster University CRI will combat disruptive technologies and create collaborative research. […]

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Fitch Affirms ‘A’ Rating on Webster University Bonds

Fitch Affirms ‘A’ Rating on Webster University Bonds

Fitch Ratings, a global leader in credit ratings and research, last week affirmed the “A” rating on approximately $62.5 million of revenue bonds issued on behalf of Webster University. “The ‘A’ rating primarily reflects Webster’s diverse market position and various delivery models, largely positive operating history driving strong balance sheet resources, low debt burden and […]

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New Undergraduate, Graduate Programs Added for Fall 2015

New Undergraduate, Graduate Programs Added for Fall 2015

From the latest in biotechnology and new media production to mastering the art of leading organizations through change, Webster University is launching a diverse selection of new programs as it enters its second century. The three undergraduate programs and six graduate degrees, all of which will be available for the Fall 2015 semester, are designed […]

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International & U.S. Campuses

1-Year MBA Students in Hybrid Course See Brazilian Business, Sustainability, Culture

1-Year MBA Students in Hybrid Course See Brazilian Business, Sustainability, Culture

The 1-Year MBA program incorporates the small classes, personal attention, international perspective, and real-world approach to learning that are hallmarks of the Webster University experience. Webster student Mesha Gunter, a 1-Year MBA student from Jamaica who enrolled while working as human resources manager with Progressive Communications, knows that experience well. Gunter, enrolled through Webster’s Orlando, […]

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Ghana Campus Celebrates First Commencement Ceremony

Ghana Campus Celebrates First Commencement Ceremony

Amid a centennial year of celebrating changing lives and building strong communities during its first 100 years, on May 23 Webster University reached a milestone signaling the impact to come for the next 100: The first Webster University commencement ceremony in Africa. Six degree candidates for the Class of 2015 either completed their studies or […]

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Remembering Peter van Krieken, Longtime Professor, International Human Rights Lawyer

Remembering Peter van Krieken, Longtime Professor, International Human Rights Lawyer

The Webster University community extends condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Peter van Krieken, longtime former professor of international relations. Van Krieken joined Webster as a faculty member in 1996 and taught for the institution for 17 years, primarily at the Leiden campus. He also lectured at the St. Louis campus as a visiting […]

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Webster Events

Farewell Reception for Benjamin Akande June 17

Farewell Reception for Benjamin Akande June 17

The Webster University community is invited to a farewell reception for Benjamin Akande, dean of the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology. After 15 years with Webster, Akande has been named the new president of Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri, where he will begin on July 1. The farewell reception will be held […]

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Because We Can: Hunt Gallery exhibit, silent auction to benefit Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network

Because We Can: Hunt Gallery exhibit, silent auction to benefit Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network

Because We Can, a photography exhibition and silent auction benefiting the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN), will be held Friday, May 15, from 5-9 p.m. at the Cecille R. Hunt Gallery at Webster University. This is a juried exhibition of photos taken with cell phones and other smart devices by multiple artists. Photos on display will […]

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Centennial: ‘A Century Through Cinema’ series continues through summer 2015

Centennial: ‘A Century Through Cinema’ series continues through summer 2015

As part of the Webster University Centennial celebration, the Webster University Film Series continues the “A Century Through Cinema” series throughout 2015, reflecting 100 years of cinema, with each event representing a different era in film history. A special guest will introduce the next film on Friday, May 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the Winifred […]

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Campus Snapshots

[Video] Webster Thailand Students Explore Bangkok During Orientation

[Video] Webster Thailand Students Explore Bangkok During Orientation

Webster University Thailand welcomed new students for the 2015 summer term recently with a student orientation program May 16-17. In addition to providing students with an opportunity to meet their new classmates, the session also included a tour of Bangkok that took in some of the city’s favorite tourist sites and activities. The tour was […]

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Hubenschmidt Brings GLA Insight to Arkansas Women in Higher Ed Group

Hubenschmidt Brings GLA Insight to Arkansas Women in Higher Ed Group

Holly Hubenschmidt, head of Instruction, Liaison, & Reference Services in the University Library, was keynote speaker for the annual spring conference of the Arkansas Council of Women in Higher Education (ACWHE), where she shared thoughts and theory about how Webster University’s Global Leadership Academy builds distributed leadership for its participants and the University. ACWHE is […]

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Snapshots: Webster National Capital Region Delta Mu Delta welcomes six inductees

Snapshots: Webster National Capital Region Delta Mu Delta welcomes six inductees

The Business & Management Department at Webster University’s National Capital Region welcomed six new students to the Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society in Business on May 5. Only top students in the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology are eligible to join this internationally renowned business honor society, a great lifetime networking […]

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Recent Articles

1-Year MBA Students in Hybrid Course See Brazilian Business, Sustainability, Culture

1-Year MBA Students in Hybrid Course See Brazilian Business, Sustainability, Culture

| May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

The 1-Year MBA program incorporates the small classes, personal attention, international perspective, and real-world approach to learning that are hallmarks of the Webster University experience. Webster student Mesha Gunter, a 1-Year MBA student from Jamaica who enrolled while working as human resources manager with Progressive Communications, knows that experience well. Gunter, enrolled through Webster’s Orlando, […]

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Farewell for Shelley Sawalich, Named Dean of Students at Logan University

Farewell for Shelley Sawalich, Named Dean of Students at Logan University

| May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Please join the Office of Academic Affairs in wishing Shelley Sawalich, director of the Academic Resource Center (ARC), good luck and farewell as she leaves Webster University. Sawalich has accepted the position of Dean of Students with Logan University. She joined Webster University in August 2012 and was instrumental in advancing several initiatives at the […]

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USF Education Dean Kumashiro to Speak on ‘Anti-Oppressive Pedagogy’ June 10

USF Education Dean Kumashiro to Speak on ‘Anti-Oppressive Pedagogy’ June 10

| May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s School of Education presents “An Evening with Dr. Kevin Kumashiro: A Presentation and Discussion of Four Lenses for Anti-Oppressive Pedagogy” on Wednesday, June 10, from 7-9 p.m. in the Emerson Library Conference Room. Kevin Kumashiro is the dean of the School of Education at University of San Francisco. He is a leading expert […]

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Cyberspace Research Institute Launched with Four Cyber Labs

Cyberspace Research Institute Launched with Four Cyber Labs

| May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University is broadening its spectrum of research and resources for global security professionals. The newly created Webster University Cyberspace Research Institute (CRI) offers digital laboratories for Institute members, students and faculty to explore the most current cyberspace and security issues and threats. The Webster University CRI will combat disruptive technologies and create collaborative research. […]

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Book Club July 13: Jumpa Lahiri’s ‘The Lowland’

Book Club July 13: Jumpa Lahiri’s ‘The Lowland’

| May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Looking for a summer read? Better yet – looking for a summer read and a chance to discuss the book with others?  Why not grab a copy of Jhumpa Lahiri’s “The Lowland,” and join the Webster University Book Club for their summer meeting on July 13 at noon in the Library Conference Room. Moving between […]

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Register for the Gorlok Golf Scramble Aug. 10

Register for the Gorlok Golf Scramble Aug. 10

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University Athletics and the Webster Alumni Office are sponsoring the first annual Gorlok Golf Scramble at the Highlands Golf Course in Forest Park, on Monday, Aug. 10. The Scramble will feature two sessions, with a morning and afternoon shotgun start. Each session will include nine holes of golf, lunch, and two drink tickets for […]

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Ghana Campus Celebrates First Commencement Ceremony

Ghana Campus Celebrates First Commencement Ceremony

| May 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

Amid a centennial year of celebrating changing lives and building strong communities during its first 100 years, on May 23 Webster University reached a milestone signaling the impact to come for the next 100: The first Webster University commencement ceremony in Africa. Six degree candidates for the Class of 2015 either completed their studies or […]

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