Archive for November, 2012

Snapshot: Webster Hall Elevator Near Completion

| November 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Construction of the Webster Hall elevator, begun in June, is expected to be completed on or near Dec. 1, depending on weather conditions. According to senior project manager Steve Strang, the goal is to replace Webster Hall’s original 1915 elevator with a larger one and also to improve the building’s accessibility. Click here to see […]

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Nov. 20: IS Symposium – ‘Higher Education as an Agent for Change in Developing World’

Nov. 20: IS Symposium – ‘Higher Education as an Agent for Change in Developing World’

| November 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Center for International Education, International Studies Symposium Series, presents “Higher Education as an Agent for Change in the Developing World,” presented by Tom Oates, inaugural director of the Webster University program in Ghana, takes place Tuesday, Nov. 20, noon – 1:20 p.m. in the Emerson Library Conference Room. In the world of international aid […]

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Annual Benefits Open Enrollment Deadline Nov. 15, Wellness Opportunities

Annual Benefits Open Enrollment Deadline Nov. 15, Wellness Opportunities

| November 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Full-time benefit-eligible faculty and staff: Annual Benefits Open Enrollment Deadline Thursday, Nov. 15 As a reminder, if you want to remain in your existing plans, with the exception of the Flexible Spending Account, you do not need to do anything and your coverage will remain the same. If you want to participate in Flexible Spending […]

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MacNeill Receives 2012 Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award

MacNeill Receives 2012 Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award

| November 13, 2012 | 2 Comments

Congratulations are extended to Allan MacNeill, professor, History, Politics and International Relations, recipient of a 2012 Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award. Each year, this program recognizes more than 100 educators in the St. Louis metropolitan area – from kindergarten teachers to college professors – who are examples of excellence in the field of education. Recipients […]

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Holden Forum Reports Record-Breaking Participation for 2012 Election Season

Holden Forum Reports Record-Breaking Participation for 2012 Election Season

| November 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Through the efforts of the Holden Public Policy Forum, Housing & Residential Life, Campus Activities, and Multicultural Center and International Student Affairs (MCISA), last week’s Election Night Party broke a record, hosting nearly 300 guests throughout the evening and into the early hours of the election results announcement. In addition to watching the live coverage, […]

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Snapshots: Military Student Appreciation Breakfast

Snapshots: Military Student Appreciation Breakfast

| November 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

On Monday morning of Veterans Day weekend,Webster University paid tribute to Webster military students today at the 1st Annual Military Appreciation Breakfast. Students included active-duty, Guard, Reserves, dependents and veterans and were greeted with big smiles and gratitude by senior University staff and faculty. Brig. Gen. Mike Callan, USAF (Ret), Webster’s associate vice president for […]

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Webster GLIR Honored: St. Louis Mayor Proclaims Nov. 8 ‘Yolanda Kakabadse Day’

Webster GLIR Honored: St. Louis Mayor Proclaims Nov. 8 ‘Yolanda Kakabadse Day’

| November 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Walker School’s inaugural Global Leader in Residence Yolanda Kakabadse, president of the  Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) returned to Webster University Nov. 7-8 to check back with the students, faculty, alumni and community members she taught and touched with her message in the Spring. Kakabadse’s first session, “Ideas for One Planet Sustainability” addressed the grand […]

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Webster at STEM and Integrative Learning Conference in K.C.

Webster at STEM and Integrative Learning Conference in K.C.

| November 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Twelve of Webster University’s faculty, administrators, staff, and students attended the Association of American Colleges & Universities conference, “Next Generation STEM Learning: Investigate, Innovate, Inspire,” Nov. 8-10 in Kansas City, Mo. Highlights from the program included “Global Academic and Operational Excellence: A Prism for Leveraging Institutional STEM Capacity,” presented by Webster provost and senior vice […]

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Nov. 15: Campus Free Swap Event Celebrates ‘America Recycles Day’

Nov. 15: Campus Free Swap Event Celebrates ‘America Recycles Day’

| November 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

To celebrate “America Recycles Day,” Webster University Recycling and Webster Students for Environmental Sustainability, will be hosting a Free Swap Recycle Event in the University Center’s Sunnen Lounge Thursday, Nov. 15, 1 – 3 p.m. To donate items early, please contact recycling@webster.edu. This is an exchange system of reusing that helps keep good items out […]

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‘Santas on the Loose’ 5K Run in Webster Groves Dec. 1

| November 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University is sponsoring the Webster Groves/Shrewsbury/Rock Hill Area Chamber of Commerce’s inaugural Santas on the Loose 5K Run. The race will be Saturday, Dec. 1, 9 a.m., beginning in Gazebo Park in Webster Groves, Mo. Runners can pre-register online for $40 by Nov. 30, or register on-site Dec. 1, 8 a.m., for $45. Registered […]

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