Archive for March, 2014

In the News: Webster Leiden in Spotlight for 30th Anniversary

In the News: Webster Leiden in Spotlight for 30th Anniversary

| March 31, 2014 | 1 Comment

The 30th anniversary of Webster University’s campus in Leiden, the Netherlands, was occasion for celebration and some feature coverage of the University’s 30 years there. The Amsterdam-based Zuidas magazine (in English) featured Webster and its locations in Leiden and Amsterdam with the article “Businesses Look for People with a, Global Mindset” (page 47), interviewing director […]

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Student Ambassadors Pick Up Two Awards at CASE ASAP District Conference

Student Ambassadors Pick Up Two Awards at CASE ASAP District Conference

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University Student Ambassadors attended the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) ASAP District 6 Conference March 28-29 at Emporia State University in Emporia, Kansas, March 28-29, picking up two district award wins. Junior Casslyn Crain, an international relations major from St. Charles, Mo., was honored with the District 6 Outstanding Student Leader […]

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Webster Thailand in Collaboration with Italy’s Universita della Calabria

Webster Thailand in Collaboration with Italy’s Universita della Calabria

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University through its Thailand campus has entered a collaborative agreement with one of Italy’s leading universities, Universita della Calabria. The purpose of the agreement is to promote mutual understanding and academic, cultural, scientific and personal exchange between Calabria and Webster University Thailand. The agreement outlines both short- and long-term collaborations between the two institutions. […]

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[Rescheduled] Field Day: Veterans Organization, Tau Sigma Challenge Student Organizations April 15

[Rescheduled] Field Day: Veterans Organization, Tau Sigma Challenge Student Organizations April 15

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

NOTE: This event, originally scheduled for April 2, has been postponed due to inclement weather and rescheduled for April 15. Attention, student organizations: Do you have what it takes to meet the physical challenges of the U.S. military? Find out, when the Webster University Student Veterans Organization and the Tau Sigma National Honor Society host […]

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In the News: Polgar Girls’ Invitational alum; Harrison on 35mm film; Rishe on NCAA union ruling, Final Four

In the News: Polgar Girls’ Invitational alum; Harrison on 35mm film; Rishe on NCAA union ruling, Final Four

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Girls’ Invitational Alum on Polgar, Webster South Carolina’s Edgefield Daily featured a promising young chess champion who is a veteran of the Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational tournament, discussing Polgar’s influence and her own sights set on attending Webster: “Susan is always telling us to be […]

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Spring 2014 Recipients for Provost’s Student/Faculty Collaborative Research Grant

Spring 2014 Recipients for Provost’s Student/Faculty Collaborative Research Grant

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce the first recipients of the Provost’s Student/Faculty Collaborative Research Grant, awarded for the Spring 2014 semester. The grant provides assistance to undergraduate students conducting research that results in a work product and that is done under the direction of a faculty member. It offers students the […]

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French & German Immigration: Webster Hosts 2014 St. Louis Humanities Festival Event

French & German Immigration: Webster Hosts 2014 St. Louis Humanities Festival Event

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

In conjunction with the 2014 Greater St. Louis Humanities Festival, Webster University’s College of Arts & Sciences will host the discussion, “Arriving in St. Louis, The French and the German,” the cultural exploration of immigration, migration and mobility of French and German Settlers in St. Louis. Kristen Anderson, assistant professor of History, and Lionel Cuillé, […]

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Arts and Education Council Workplace Giving Begins

Arts and Education Council Workplace Giving Begins

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

St. Louis is a great city for the arts, and the Arts and Education Council supports so many of the things people love about the area. Webster University has participated in the Council’s Workplace Giving Campaign for over 20 years, and our participation mirrors the University’s exceptional arts offerings as well as Webster’s dedication to […]

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Faculty Spring Institute Discussion: ‘A Student Perspective’ March 28

Faculty Spring Institute Discussion: ‘A Student Perspective’ March 28

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The annual Faculty Spring Institute will be held from 2:30-6 p.m. on Friday, March 28, in the University Center’s Sunnen Lounge. This year’s topic is: “Student-Centeredness: A Student Perspective.” A panel of a cross-section of Webster students will guide the discussion, which will include examples of how the University is student-centered, as well as offer […]

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Cybersecurity Master’s Program: Preparing Today’s Students to Lead Tomorrow’s Workplace

Cybersecurity Master’s Program: Preparing Today’s Students to Lead Tomorrow’s Workplace

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Given the numerous data breaches at major retailers and financial institutions in the news, cybersecurity is a hot topic that won’t be going away. The field is also one of the most in-demand sectors of the job market. Webster University’s new master’s degree program in cybersecurity was established to help fill a staggering demand for […]

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