Archive for July, 2014

Scrapbook to Social Media: University Archives Presents Webster Class of 1941’s Gloria

Scrapbook to Social Media: University Archives Presents Webster Class of 1941’s Gloria

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

On the eve of Webster University’s centennial year comes a unique look at the institution’s history: A new online series will provide a glimpse of what Webster University student life was like in the late 1930s and early 1940s. This monthly series will utilize a scrapbook from a 1941 Webster College graduate, Gloria Meder Kast, […]

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Snapshot: Walker EDGE Global Potluck Shares International Flavors

Snapshot: Walker EDGE Global Potluck Shares International Flavors

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Walker EDGE Office hosted its annual Global Potluck Dinner last Thursday evening, July 10, at the Love Foundation Alumni House on Webster University’s campus. The event brought together all of the Walker EDGE’s summer 2014 global student interns from partner universities in Mexico and Germany. In total, the dinner drew close to 50 guests […]

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Webster Hosts National String Teachers Workshop July 21-24

Webster Hosts National String Teachers Workshop July 21-24

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University will host string music educators from throughout the U.S. on July 21-24 for a string teacher workshop. The workshop is a collaboration between Webster, The Ohio State University (OSU) and the Missouri Chapter of the American String Teachers Association (MOASTA). Approximately 35 string teachers will gather on campus for daily sessions in teaching […]

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EAB Chiller Plant Construction: Parking, Access, Power Impacted July 11-18

EAB Chiller Plant Construction: Parking, Access, Power Impacted July 11-18

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Updated July 15, 2014: On the evening of Thursday, July 17, there will be a total electrical power shutdown in the East Academic Building beginning at 10 p.m. in order to install new electrical switchgear to support the new chillers. Power will be restored by 4 a.m. Friday. * * * Story originally posted July […]

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Home Campus Parking Permits for 2014-2015

Home Campus Parking Permits for 2014-2015

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you wish to discontinue your parking permit for the 2014-2015 school year, or perhaps you will only require parking for half of the year (such as a sabbatical), please notify Debbie West in Public Safety at dwest@webster.edu so your payroll deduction can be stopped. If you start the Fall semester and go on leave […]

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Webster Extends Commitment to Military Students with DOD MOU

Webster Extends Commitment to Military Students with DOD MOU

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University announced its continued commitment to military students with its recent submission of the 2014 Department of Defense (DoD) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). DoD policy requires educational institutions that wish to participate in the DoD Tuition Assistance (TA) Program to sign an MOU conveying the commitments and agreements between the educational institution and DoD.  […]

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Snapshots: 2014 Girls’ Invitational Chess Tournament Underway

Snapshots: 2014 Girls’ Invitational Chess Tournament Underway

| July 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

The opening ceremony for the 11th Annual Susan Polgar Foundation Girls’ Invitational chess tournament was held July 12 at the Loretto-Hilton Theatre on Webster University’s home campus. Webster Groves Mayor Gerry Welch and World Chess Federation Vice President Ali Nihat Yazici joined President Beth Stroble at the ceremony. Stroble congratulated the girls for already being […]

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Ahead of Relocation, Webster Vienna Website Overhauled with Dynamic Responsive Design

Ahead of Relocation, Webster Vienna Website Overhauled with Dynamic Responsive Design

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Relocating to the Palais Wenkheim isn’t the only big 2014 project for Webster University’s campus in Vienna, Austria: The campus has just launched a facelift to its website that aligns it with the design and interactive format of webster.edu. The overhauled site for Webster Vienna, Private University (the campus’ formal name in Austria), is accessible […]

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In the News: Akande on Nigerian Kidnappings; Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational Featured; Rishe on LeBron James

In the News: Akande on Nigerian Kidnappings; Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational Featured; Rishe on LeBron James

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Akande on Impact of Nigerian Kidnappings Benjamin Akande, dean of the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology, has been following the situation in his native country of Nigeria, where over 200 schoolgirls and women have been abducted and have yet to be located. […]

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11th Annual Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational at Webster July 12-15

11th Annual Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational at Webster July 12-15

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Fifty-six girls from across the U.S. and six countries – including Cuba, Costa Rica, Brazil, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Canada – arrived July 10 at Webster University’s home campus to compete in the 11th Annual Susan Polgar Foundation Girls’ Invitational chess tournament. The six-day event is considered the most prestigious all-girls chess event in the […]

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