Archive for June, 2012

U.S. Institute of Peace, Webster Present QDDR [Webcast]

U.S. Institute of Peace, Webster Present QDDR [Webcast]

| June 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

For the first time, the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) and Webster University will bring together thought leaders and experts from the U.S. Department of State, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and major nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) to discuss how the Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR) complements NGO efforts in development, humanitarian relief and […]

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Webster Salutes U.S. Army on Its 237th Birthday

Webster Salutes U.S. Army on Its 237th Birthday

| June 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Today, June 14, 2012, Webster University salutes the men and women of the United States Army, its veterans and their families as this branch of the military celebrates its 237th birthday. Two hundred and thirty-seven years ago, the nation’s leaders established the Continental Army, beginning a rich heritage of successfully defending the United States and […]

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Snapshot: Webster Hall Elevator Construction

Snapshot: Webster Hall Elevator Construction

| June 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Crews and engineers from BSI Subsurface Constructors today began the installation of concrete piers that will support the new Webster Hall elevator shaft set to open in November. Six 30-foot holes are being drilled down to limestone bedrock to support the structure. The project will provide wheelchair access to all levels of Webster Hall and […]

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Hat’s Fantastic: Webster Women Don Hats for Forest Park Forever

Hat’s Fantastic: Webster Women Don Hats for Forest Park Forever

| June 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

If the hat fits, wear it. Last week several women leaders at Webster University donned their best, most ornate hats to help one of St. Louis’ most treasured gems. The 22nd annual Hiram W. Leffingwell “Hat” Luncheon at the World’s Fair Pavilion in Forest Park benefits Forest Park Forever, whose funds help restore, maintain and […]

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In the News: Incoming Webster Runner Overcomes Health Challenges

In the News: Incoming Webster Runner Overcomes Health Challenges

| June 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Quincy Herald-Whig (Ill.) recently covered the story of Quincy native Clayton Roll, a speedy sprinter and varsity distance runner who has overcome some unique challenges to excel at his sport. Having graduated from high school, Roll is headed to Webster University in the fall with plans to run track and study communications and photography. […]

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From Frankenstein to Fair and Factory, School of Communications Alumni in the News

From Frankenstein to Fair and Factory, School of Communications Alumni in the News

| June 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Recent updates from alumni in the Webster University School of Communications include: Alumnus Matt Kindt recently took over the creative writing aspect of the comic, Frankenstein, Agent of S.H.A.D.E, available in comic shops and digitally. Kindt’s new venture is the subject of  “‘Frankenstein’ fan Matt Kindt gives the big guy a jump-start,” June 11, 2012, USA […]

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Snapshot: Legacy Society Members Help Webster through Estate Plans

Snapshot: Legacy Society Members Help Webster through Estate Plans

| June 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Members of Webster University’s “Legacy Society” were welcomed by Webster President Beth Stroble for a June 3 brunch in the East Academic Building Edward Jones Lobby. The Society recognizes those who have provided for Webster’s future through their estate plans. The Alumni and Development Programs Office works with each Society member ensuring that their legacy […]

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Virus Alert: What To Do

Virus Alert: What To Do

| June 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Information Technology has identified a virus outbreak affecting Webster computer desktops. The virus mimics a diagnostic tool and presents as a pop-up dialog box during connection to the Internet. The example reported had a title of “S.M.A.R.T. Repair,” although titles sometimes vary. (See the example on the IT News page.) If you receive an unfamiliar […]

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In the News: Stroble’s Twitter among Top 50 in Higher Ed

In the News: Stroble’s Twitter among Top 50 in Higher Ed

| June 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University President Beth Stroble has been recognized as one of the top 50 high-profile higher ed figures on Twitter by bestcollegesonline.com. The list, which puts Stroble in the number four spot, notes that “Beth Stroble takes on the task of leading Webster University in St. Louis. Ms. Stroble uses her feed to talk not […]

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Snapshot: Military Directors At Society of American Military Engineers Conference

Snapshot: Military Directors At Society of American Military Engineers Conference

| June 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Fort Leonard Wood campus director Aaron Williams and Scott AFB director Stephen Forsha attended the Society of American Military Engineers  (SAME) conference May 22-24 in St. Louis, Mo. There were an estimated 2,500 attendees from around the country including students from Fort Leonard Wood’s U.S. Army Engineering School. During the conference, Williams and Forsha had […]

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