Archive for June, 2014

Webster Launches Cybersecurity Program in St. Louis

Webster Launches Cybersecurity Program in St. Louis

| June 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Classes for Webster University’s MS in Cybersecurity program will begin in the Fall semester, with two graduate classes offered at the University’s Old Post Office location in the Fall 1 term. In addition, two one-credit seminars will be held in June and July. Webster’s Cybersecurity Program is offered through the George Herbert Walker School of […]

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2014 GLA Cohort in Leiden, Day Two: You don’t need a mandate to lead

2014 GLA Cohort in Leiden, Day Two: You don’t need a mandate to lead

| June 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

“You don’t need a mandate to lead.” —David Pendleton The 2014 GLA fellows spent Tuesday morning with David Pendleton, chartered psychologist, Oxford University associate fellow and Webster University visiting professor in the Walker School of Business and Technology. Pendleton began with an overview of the history of leadership ideas, discussing how we have moved from […]

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2014 GLA Cohort in Leiden: June Session, Day One

2014 GLA Cohort in Leiden: June Session, Day One

| June 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

The week of meetings began with a video welcome from President Beth Stroble, who challenged the fellows to think about what their role becomes if the word “global” is placed in front of their title: “What is a “global” faculty member? What is a “global” campus director? What is a “global” department associate? And how […]

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In the News: Provost on Transformative Ed; Chapman on International Ed; So’s Chess Rise; Rishe on World Cup; Higgins on Events

In the News: Provost on Transformative Ed; Chapman on International Ed; So’s Chess Rise; Rishe on World Cup; Higgins on Events

| June 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Provost Schuster at Voice of Russia (U.S.) on the Value of a College Degree The value of a higher education degree is a timeless topic, with a recent Economic Policy Institute study finding that despite rising costs, a four-year undergraduate degree absolutely pays off over […]

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Stroble Speaks on Empowering Women in Higher Ed at IAUP Triennial Assembly in Japan

Stroble Speaks on Empowering Women in Higher Ed at IAUP Triennial Assembly in Japan

| June 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

This past week Webster University President Beth Stroble was in Yokohama, Japan, for an event that happens once every three years: the International Association of University Presidents (IAUP) general assembly. Each triennial, which happens in a different part of the world every three years, focuses on a specific theme and provides its membership with an […]

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First Round of Student Research Grants Yields Positive Results

First Round of Student Research Grants Yields Positive Results

| June 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Spring recipients of the Provost’s Student/Faculty Collaborative Research Grants recently met with Provost Julian Schuster to talk about their research and to receive certificates recognizing their accomplishments. “Meeting with the students confirms our hopes and expectations that this grant would enable and empower our students and faculty to share their works with the external community […]

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Snapshot: Webster Greenville Sponsors Human Resources Chapter Meeting

Snapshot: Webster Greenville Sponsors Human Resources Chapter Meeting

| June 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University Greenville (South Carolina) sponsored the Greenville Society for Human Resource Management (GSHRM) chapter meeting on June 3. Webster students at the Greenville campus location are also active with the SHRM student chapter #5673. The Greenville Metropolitan Campus of Webster University opened in the fall of 1993 to serve Upstate South Carolina. Pictured left […]

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Metro UPass Program Extended into 3rd Year; Current Pass Good through Summer

Metro UPass Program Extended into 3rd Year; Current Pass Good through Summer

| June 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Students, faculty and staff who have used Webster University Metro UPass will be happy to know that the University will continue the program for a third year. As for those who have never used one … there’s no time like the present: The UPass is not just an academic year perk; passes for the current […]

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How to Rent Spaces in the University Center

How to Rent Spaces in the University Center

| June 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

The University Center at 175 Edgar Road in Webster Groves on the home campus of Webster University offers several spaces for meetings and events, and there is a 50 percent discount off of the hourly rate for current students, faculty, and staff who wish to have a private rental. Please note that we will be […]

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Book Club: ‘The Yellow Birds’ July 14

Book Club: ‘The Yellow Birds’ July 14

| June 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University Library will host the next Book Club discussion Monday, July 14, discussing The Yellow Birds: A Novel by Kevin Powers, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Library Conference Room. “The war tried to kill us in the spring.” With this line, The Yellow Birds opens to a story of young American soldiers […]

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