Archive for January, 2014

In the News: Webster Chess in NY Times; Rishe on NCAA, Olympics

In the News: Webster Chess in NY Times; Rishe on NCAA, Olympics

| January 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Highlights of recent news media involving Webster University include: NY Times: ‘Webster Strengthens Grip On the Collegiate Game’ The success of Webster University’s chess team has again landed the University in the pages of The New York Times. In a Jan. 5 (p. A17) review of the Pan-American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championship, the Times led […]

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Winter Weather Means Check Your Webster Alerts Account

Winter Weather Means Check Your Webster Alerts Account

| January 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

With winter weather upon us, this is a good time to check your Webster Alerts account to make sure you are signed up for alerts regarding your campus. Webster Alerts is the University’s preferred emergency mass notification service, available free to current students, faculty and staff. By registering a valid cell phone number and email […]

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In the News: PanAm Chess Win, Corporate Partners, Rishe on Football, Palmer on Ironman

In the News: PanAm Chess Win, Corporate Partners, Rishe on Football, Palmer on Ironman

| January 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage of Webster University includes: Webster Chess Dominance Makes News Locally, Internationally The Webster University chess team’s historically dominant performance at the PanAm “World Series” of college chess has made news locally and abroad. A sampling of coverage includes: CBS affiliate KMOX-AM notes how the Webster “A” and “B” teams took two […]

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‘My Benefits’ Module Now Online in My Webster

‘My Benefits’ Module Now Online in My Webster

| January 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

As a part of the My Webster system implementation, we are now bringing online the benefits module “My Benefits.” The module is available through the Benefits tab in My Webster by selecting “Health & Welfare.” When you first access the module, it displays your “Benefits Overview” reflecting your current elections and “Links” providing additional information […]

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My Webster Checklist: Supervisors Review/Approve Hourly Staff Time Cards

My Webster Checklist: Supervisors Review/Approve Hourly Staff Time Cards

| January 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

As the launch of My Webster continues and associated policy and protocol changes are implemented, daily updates and checklists will be communicated through Webster Today to help remind employees of their tasks in the system. For today’s reminder: Supervisors of hourly staff need to review and approve, not later than Monday, Jan. 6 before 10 […]

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Webster Chess Dominates at 2013 PanAm Championship, Earns Return to Final Four

Webster Chess Dominates at 2013 PanAm Championship, Earns Return to Final Four

| January 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Webster University chess team and coach Susan Polgar achieved the most dominant performance in the 60-year history of the prestigious PanAm InterCollegiate Chess Championship, also known as the World Series of Chess. The 2013 PanAm, held Dec. 27-30 at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, was the strongest field ever, with 42 college chess […]

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Men’s, Women’s Basketball: Webster vs. Wash U Chosen SLIAC Games of the Week Jan. 4

Men’s, Women’s Basketball: Webster vs. Wash U Chosen SLIAC Games of the Week Jan. 4

| January 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The SLIAC Game of the Week is a weekly feature that highlights a key match-up this week for a St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) member. At a Glance This week’s feature game is a crosstown men’s and women’s basketball double-header between Webster University and Washington University-St. Louis on Saturday, Jan. 4, at the Washington University […]

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How to Use the Canvas Content Push Tool

How to Use the Canvas Content Push Tool

| January 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Faculty who use Canvas to enhance their face-to-face courses can copy course content into new sections using the Content Push Tool. Only those face-to-face courses previously taught using Canvas can be copied. How to use the Canvas Content Push Tool For assistance using the Canvas Content Push Tool, contact the Faculty Development Center at 866-963-8243 […]

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Remembering Alan Shiller

Remembering Alan Shiller

| January 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Webster University community extends condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Alan H. Shiller, an adjunct faculty member in the School of Education for more than 20 years. Shiller, who passed Dec. 28, will be fondly remembered by many students as a warm, engaging and insightful teacher. Services were held this week. His […]

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