Archive for April, 2014

Webster London Students Excel at Model UN in New York

Webster London Students Excel at Model UN in New York

| April 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Thirteen students from Webster University London represented Egypt in 13 committees at the National Model United Nations Conference in New York City last week. After several days of deep discussion with 2,700 students from all around the world on topics ranging from Disarmament and Development to Peacebuilding in Central African Republic, the students emerged exhausted […]

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AmeriCorps Alumni Mix at Webster Reception

AmeriCorps Alumni Mix at Webster Reception

| April 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Approximately 40 current and alumni of the AmeriCorps spent several hours at a social reception hosted by Webster University last Friday. The event, held in the East Academic Building commons area, kicked off with Webster’s associate provost Nancy Hellerud giving the welcoming remarks, followed by Linda Thompson (executive director, Missouri Community Service Commission) and Kirsty […]

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Staff Voluntary Furlough Program – Summer 2014

Staff Voluntary Furlough Program – Summer 2014

| April 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Following last summer’s successful pilot program, University leadership has approved a Summer 2014 Voluntary Furlough program for interested staff. Program eligibility includes all full-time and part-time U.S. staff who have been employed by the University for at least six months at the time the furlough begins. A staff member may take a one week, unpaid […]

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4th Annual Sustainability Institute for P12 Educators: ‘The Ripple Effect: Water Education,’ June 24-26

4th Annual Sustainability Institute for P12 Educators: ‘The Ripple Effect: Water Education,’ June 24-26

| April 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The School of Education, in partnership with the US Green Building Council, MICDS, Earthways, and the St Louis Zoo, will host the 4th annual Sustainability Institute for P12 Educators on June 24-26. “The Ripple Effect: Water Education” will focus on water issues, and help educators bring awareness to our youth, consider their responsibilities, and take […]

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Worldwide Council of Student Government Leaders Hold First Meeting

Worldwide Council of Student Government Leaders Hold First Meeting

| April 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The first meeting of the Webster University Worldwide Council of Undergraduate Student Government Leaders was held via videoconference on April 22. The meeting included the first-ever gathering of student government officers from the major undergraduate campuses of Webster University, including St. Louis, Thailand, London, Leiden, Geneva and Vienna. Staff who serve as advisers to the […]

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WorldClassRoom Faculty Training: May Sessions

WorldClassRoom Faculty Training: May Sessions

| April 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Online Learning Center will offer several training opportunities in May for faculty to learn to use the tools of WorldClassRoom, powered by Canvas. All instructors are invited to attend one of these in person sessions which will be an intensive, three hours of instruction on the technical use of the Canvas tools. These sessions […]

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‘The Ampersand’ Spring 2014 Issue Distributed April 28-29

‘The Ampersand’ Spring 2014 Issue Distributed April 28-29

| April 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Spring 2014 issue of The Ampersand, Webster University’s award-winning student-produced magazine, will be distributed Monday, April 28 and Tuesday, April 29, between 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. This Ampersand marks the publication’s 23rd issue, which is produced through a course in the School of Communications. Copies are free, and may be picked up in […]

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Nepal’s National Newspaper Awards Scholarships to Webster University Thailand Students

Nepal’s National Newspaper Awards Scholarships to Webster University Thailand Students

| April 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

Republica, the national newspaper of Nepal, has presented major scholarships to Nepalese students to attend Webster University in Thailand. Finalists in the “Republica Sponsors You to Webster University” program had been selected from thousands of applicants, with the pool narrowed via an essay contest and exhibition of debate and presentation skills. At the event where […]

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Green Wins: Recent Sustainability Grants for Webster University

Green Wins: Recent Sustainability Grants for Webster University

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sustainability at Webster University has been growing in leaps and bounds, thanks to the dedication of students, faculty, and staff and the Administration’s demonstrated commitment to green campus initiatives. In the past year, Webster has been recognized for the sum of its efforts with an award from the St. Louis Green Business Challenge – but […]

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Webster Sustainability Coalition Update: Seeking continued community engagement

Webster Sustainability Coalition Update: Seeking continued community engagement

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Minutes from the last Sustainability Coalition meeting held on April 16, 2014, are now available online at: www.webster.edu/sustainability. The meeting focused on gathering feedback from the Webster University community with a goal of developing a long-term sustainability vision and a plan for ways to achieve sustainability goals in interdisciplinary education, operations efficiency, student engagement, administrative […]

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