Archive for August, 2013

Owens Awarded STEM Teachers Scholarship

Owens Awarded STEM Teachers Scholarship

| August 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University senior Sam Owens has been awarded a $5,000 scholarship from the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Teachers for America’s Future Signature Sponsors. Owens is studying secondary education and also pursuing certification in unified science biology. Following graduation, Owens will also have the opportunity to apply […]

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Jazz at Webster: ‘The Paul DeMarinis Quartet’ Sept. 23

Jazz at Webster: ‘The Paul DeMarinis Quartet’ Sept. 23

| August 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Paul DeMarinis Quartet presents a concert Monday, Sept. 23, at 7 p.m. in the Winifred Moore Auditorium. The quartet consists of associate professor of music Paul DeMarinis on soprano and tenor saxophones and bass clarinet, Dave Black on guitar, Ben Wheeler on bass, and Kyle Honeycutt on drums. Black and Wheeler are adjunct faculty […]

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In the News: Susan Polgar Profile, Webster Ghana

In the News: Susan Polgar Profile, Webster Ghana

| August 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage of Webster University includes: St. Louis American: Webster Goes to Ghana The St. Louis American recently featured Webster’s planned campus in Accra, Ghana. The article quotes President Beth Stroble describing how conversations for Ghana began: “We were all engaged in the conversation to say, ‘If you want to be a truly […]

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Video: Forming the ‘W’ at New Student Orientation

Video: Forming the ‘W’ at New Student Orientation

| August 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

It’s become an annual tradition at New Student Orientation at Webster University’s home campus in St. Louis: create and photograph a human “W” in the Quad next to the University Library. In this Vine video (embedded above), you can see how this year’s “W” was done. All weekend, returning students were welcomed back and new […]

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Snapshots: Orientation for a New Year at Webster Geneva

Snapshots: Orientation for a New Year at Webster Geneva

| August 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Fall freshmen, study abroad and transfer students arrived at Webster Geneva last Wednesday to prepare for the kickoff of the 2013-14 academic year. Following welcome speeches given by Geneva director general Willem Jan Hofmans and academic director Ron Daniel, students began a round of orientation sessions while parents learned about “letting go” and were invited […]

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‘Ties that Heal’: Geneva’s Counseling & Psychology Conference Oct. 2-4

‘Ties that Heal’: Geneva’s Counseling & Psychology Conference Oct. 2-4

| August 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University Geneva’s Psychology and Counseling department is hosting its second international conference in Geneva from October 2-4 at the Geneva International Conference Centre. Entitled “Ties that Heal,” the conference will explore the existential, neurobiological and interpersonal pathways to healing, with scholars and practitioners from Ireland, England, Switzerland and the U.S. participating. The early registration […]

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Directors’ Summit Takes Hiatus for Smaller, Targeted Leadership Activities

Directors’ Summit Takes Hiatus for Smaller, Targeted Leadership Activities

| August 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Directors’ Summit, usually held in the fall at the home campus, will take a hiatus this year from its usual format in order to focus on smaller, more targeted activities directed to leadership and professional development of our extended campus colleagues. An example of one development activity being instituted this year will be monthly […]

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Copies of Student Handbooks for Current Students

Copies of Student Handbooks for Current Students

| August 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

The 2013-2014 Student Handbooks are now available for current undergraduate and graduate students only. There is a limited number of printed handbooks available for distribution, and they are expected to go quickly.  Students who would like a printed handbook must present their student ID card to staff at the University Center Information Desk. If any […]

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Press Club Seminar: ‘Why Twitter Beats Everything’ Sept. 21

Press Club Seminar: ‘Why Twitter Beats Everything’ Sept. 21

| August 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Discover all the ins and outs of tweeting at the Press Club’s Fifth Annual Social Media Seminar: “Why Twitter Beats Everything,” on Saturday, Sept. 21, 9 a.m. – noon. Lunch will follow the seminar if requested in advance. Social media experts Richard Gavatin and Erin Moloney will lead the seminar in the Emerson Library Computer […]

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Snapshots: Provost’s Reception for New Faculty

Snapshots: Provost’s Reception for New Faculty

| August 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University Provost, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Julian Schuster, along with the deans and other members of Administrative Council, welcomed 15 new full-time faculty members in St. Louis from each of the University’s schools and colleges. The Provost’s Reception on Aug. 19 was held immediately following the full day of scheduled events […]

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