Archive for December, 2013

Miller Named Conference Player of Week

Miller Named Conference Player of Week

| December 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University men’s basketball player Kevin Miller has been chosen conference Player of the Week in his sport for the week ending Dec. 8. Miller, a sophomore center from Belleville, Ill., is this week’s SLIAC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week. He averaged 15.3 points and 7.7 rebounds per game this week including a double-double […]

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Remembering Malachi McGuire

Remembering Malachi McGuire

| December 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

A message from President Beth Stroble and Provost Julian Schuster to the Webster University community: It is with great sadness that Webster University has learned of the passing of Malachi McGuire, a 23-year-old senior. He was studying interactive digital media at the Webster Groves campus. At this difficult time, we extend our deepest sympathy to […]

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Biological Sciences Senior Thesis Presentations: Dec. 13

Biological Sciences Senior Thesis Presentations: Dec. 13

| December 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Department of Biological Sciences invites the Webster University community to attend their student senior thesis presentations Friday, Dec. 13. The talks will take place from 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the East Academic Building, room 252. For more information, please contact Mary Lai Preuss at marypreuss34@webster.edu. Scheduled times, presenters and topics of talks: […]

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Galaxy Radio Holds Food Drive through Dec. 19, Concert Dec. 14

Galaxy Radio Holds Food Drive through Dec. 19, Concert Dec. 14

| December 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Galaxy radio station will hold a food drive now through Thursday, Dec. 19, for Operation Food Search, a St. Louis area food bank. Non-perishable food donations may be placed in the Galaxy’s marked blue barrels located around the home campus. The radio station will also host a Local Project Holiday Food Drive and […]

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Profile: Ghanaian Student Finds Truth in Buzz about American Education

Profile: Ghanaian Student Finds Truth in Buzz about American Education

| December 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Marilyn Osei traveled halfway around the world for a firsthand experience of American higher education. “My decision to transfer to Webster was partly sparked by my older sister, who also traveled from Ghana to receive dual degrees in international studies and art from Webster, and partly by my curiosity to see what the fuss was […]

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Snapshots: Faculty & Staff Annual Holiday Party

Snapshots: Faculty & Staff Annual Holiday Party

| December 9, 2013 | 1 Comment

Faculty and staff at the St. Louis campus celebrated the holiday season at the annual President and Provost’s Holiday Party for Faculty and Staff on Friday, Dec. 6 in the Edward Jones Commons, East Academic Building. President Beth Stroble hosted the event, with Provost Julian Schuster away at an enrollment conference in Washington, D.C. A collection […]

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2013 Retirement Reception Dates for Kirk, Quinn, Bauermeister

2013 Retirement Reception Dates for Kirk, Quinn, Bauermeister

| December 9, 2013 | 1 Comment

The looming close to the calendar year brings with it the chance to wish a happy retirement to several long-serving Webster University community members. Included among them, with departmental party dates: Marianne Kirk, GMC Global Marketing & Communications invites community members to wish Marianne Kirk upon her retirement. A reception for Marianne will be Thursday, […]

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Snapshot: Graduate and Undergraduate Open House Event

Snapshot: Graduate and Undergraduate Open House Event

| December 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

The  Enrollment Management team hosted a Graduate and Undergraduate Evening Open House event on Tuesday, Dec. 3. At the event held in Webster Hall, faculty and staff members were on hand to welcome more than 50 students and their families interested in learning more about “what’s next” for them at Webster University. The Enrollment Management […]

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Human Rights: Celebrate 65 Years of the UDHR Dec. 10

Human Rights: Celebrate 65 Years of the UDHR Dec. 10

| December 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Each December, Webster University’s Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies and Amnesty International host a birthday party to celebrate the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), which was signed in Paris 65 years ago. Come to this year’s party and enjoy birthday cake, write letters to prisoners of conscience (part of Amnesty’s Write for […]

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Video: IKEA CEO Mikael Ohlsson at Webster’s Walker Speaker Series

Video: IKEA CEO Mikael Ohlsson at Webster’s Walker Speaker Series

| December 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

IKEA is in the local news with the announcement of the company’s long-planned decision to open a new store in St. Louis. The company’s chief executive, Mikael Ohlsson, spoke at Webster University this past year as part of the Walker Speaker Series, where he also received the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology […]

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