Archive for April, 2014

RecycleMania 2014: Webster Increases Recycle Rate, Moves Up in Ranking

RecycleMania 2014: Webster Increases Recycle Rate, Moves Up in Ranking

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University participated for the third year in the nationwide RecycleMania contest at competition level. Throughout the U.S. and Canada, 461 colleges and universities competed between February to March to encourage recycling and waste reduction. Among the participating schools in Missouri, Webster ranked fourth in the Grand Champion category, which calculates recycling rate out of […]

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Conversations on Sensitive Topics: Privilege, Micro-aggressions, Unconscious Bias

Conversations on Sensitive Topics: Privilege, Micro-aggressions, Unconscious Bias

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Interested in having a conversation about privilege, micro-aggressions and unconscious bias? Want to know more about how these topics intersect with the Global Citizenship Program (GCP) intercultural competency requirement? The Multicultural Studies Committee of the Senate (MULC) invites all faculty and staff to participate in two, brief workshops offered in a safe and congenial space […]

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Seeking Host Families for Global Interns this Summer

Seeking Host Families for Global Interns this Summer

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Walker EDGE Office (formerly the Global Internship Experience/GIE) is still in need of host families for its German global interns who will be joining us this summer from Friday, June 27 – Saturday, Aug. 23! Hosting a global intern is a wonderful way to learn about a new culture, its values and traditions, language, […]

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Athletics News: Baseball Reaches New High at #2; Four Athletes Named Players of Week

Athletics News: Baseball Reaches New High at #2; Four Athletes Named Players of Week

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s been another fantastic week for Webster University Athletics teams, with one squad reaching a new all-time high national ranking, and four teams having students named as Players of the Week. Baseball: One Spot Away From the Top The Webster University baseball team took one more step towards the top spot in both national polls, […]

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Advertising Students Place Second at NSAC Regionals

Advertising Students Place Second at NSAC Regionals

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University School of Communications students took second place honors in the National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) regionals in Kansas City, Mo., on April 11. The NSAC is an annual contest held by the American Advertising Federation. Teams of college students act as small advertising agencies and put together a completely integrated communications campaign for […]

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‘World’s Longest Taco’: Webster Attempts Second Guinness World Record April 22

‘World’s Longest Taco’: Webster Attempts Second Guinness World Record April 22

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University has locations around the world providing a global education, but on Tuesday, April 22, they can get a world record education as students attempt to break the Guinness World Record for “World’s Longest Taco Line.” The current record for the longest taco measures just over 654 feet long – which is about 1,460 […]

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Business Journal Bizwomen Launches with ‘Mentoring Monday’ at Webster

Business Journal Bizwomen Launches with ‘Mentoring Monday’ at Webster

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s home campus was host to “Mentoring Monday,” the St. Louis Business Journal’s first-ever Bizwomen event, April 7 in the East Academic Building. St. Louis was one of 40 cities that hosted simultaneous “Mentoring Monday” programs and Webster University was host to the St. Louis event. It featured five-minute one-on-one speedcoaching for more than […]

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April 16: Congratulate the National Champion Chess Team

April 16: Congratulate the National Champion Chess Team

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Come congratulate the Webster University Chess Team and see their trophy at a celebration for their recent President’s Cup win on Wednesday, April 16, with remarks beginning at 11:30 a.m. in Marletto’s. Chess piece dessert will be served, and you can chat with the Webster students who brought home Webster’s second consecutive “Final Four of […]

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Snapshot: ‘Webster Night with the Magic’

Snapshot: ‘Webster Night with the Magic’

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Members of the Webster University Orlando Metro campuses celebrated the first annual “Webster Night with the Magic” at the Amway Center, home of the NBA team the Orlando Magic, on April 11. The event began with a presentation by Webster economics professor Patrick Rishe, who is also a summer adjunct Sports Business instructor at UCLA, […]

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