Archive for October, 2014

Walker School Presents ‘Entrepreneurship in Africa’ Luncheon Nov.18

Walker School Presents ‘Entrepreneurship in Africa’ Luncheon Nov.18

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University students and faculty are invited to “Entrepreneurship in Africa,” a luncheon honoring philanthropist Robert E. King, on Tuesday, Nov. 18, from noon – 1 p.m. in the East Academic Building, room 253. During this presentation, Robert E. King and Tralance Addy, executive director of Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies (SEED), will share […]

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Snapshots: Fort Bliss Commencement Marks First Ceremony Within the Centennial Celebration

Snapshots: Fort Bliss Commencement Marks First Ceremony Within the Centennial Celebration

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The commencement ceremony for Webster University’s Fort Bliss, Texas, campus location was held on Friday, Oct. 10, with President Beth Stroble serving as the Commencement speaker. President Stroble noted that the ceremony was the first graduation to take place during the 100th Centennial celebration of Webster University in her address to the 140 participating graduates, […]

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McReynolds Named SLIAC Player of the Week

McReynolds Named SLIAC Player of the Week

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University senior Ian McReynolds was selected as the Defensive Soccer Player of the Week by the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) for Oct. 13-19. McReynolds put in two scoreless performances against MacMurray College and at Principia College. In a 4-0 win over MacMurray, McReynolds played 45 minutes of scoreless action in the second […]

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Centennial Signature Event: RSVP for Founders’ Progressive Dinner with Sisters of Loretto Nov. 1

Centennial Signature Event: RSVP for Founders’ Progressive Dinner with Sisters of Loretto Nov. 1

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Sisters of Loretto, the founders of Webster University in 1915, have been described as innovative, entrepreneurial, fearless and visionary. They opened the then-named Loretto College in 1915 with only five students. Today, over 20,000 students attend Webster worldwide. On Nov. 1, 2014, we pay homage to these bold and courageous women who set out […]

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In the News: Cross on recording police; Falconer on Ferguson

In the News: Cross on recording police; Falconer on Ferguson

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Cross on Recording of Police Recent events have increased awareness of people filming police in action. Will this change police work? And should it? CBS affiliate KMOV asked those questions, and spoke with Remy Cross, assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology & Sociology in the […]

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2014 GLA Cohort October Session, Day One: Strategic planning, finance and HR/GMC/Advancement panel

2014 GLA Cohort October Session, Day One: Strategic planning, finance and HR/GMC/Advancement panel

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Oct. 20-24 marks the third meeting of the 2014 GLA fellows. From locations across the Webster network, 15 faculty and staff members will gather this week at three of the University’s Midwestern locations: St. Louis; Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; and Kansas City, Missouri; to learn about leadership, get a deep and grounded understanding of the University […]

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DIHE Diversity Rankings: Webster Graduate Programs Lead in Degrees for Minorities

DIHE Diversity Rankings: Webster Graduate Programs Lead in Degrees for Minorities

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s graduate degree-seeking student population represents the largest number of individuals of diverse backgrounds among all traditional, private non-profit U.S. higher education institutions and public universities, according to recently released survey published in the Oct. 8, Diverse Issues in Higher Education (DIHE). The “Top 100 Degree Producers” survey for 2014 is the only national […]

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Book Club: Selected Titles Announced for 2015

Book Club: Selected Titles Announced for 2015

| October 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

Webster University Library invites members of the Webster community to mark their calendars for the 2015 dates of the Webster University Book Club. All meetings are at noon in the Library Conference Room and everyone is welcome. 2015 Book Club Schedule: Jan. 12 – The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck March 30 – Water […]

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Snapshots: USB Cable Ceremony for EnGo Charging Station

Snapshots: USB Cable Ceremony for EnGo Charging Station

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The arrival of the EnGo solar kinetic recharge station outside the East Academic Building was celebrated at the USB Cable Ceremony — the tech version of a ribbon cutting — on Oct. 17,  outside the East Academic Building. The EnGo Public Charging Station comes equipped with 10 cables that cover most models of cell phones […]

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Oct. 28: Applying to Grad School? The Writing Center Can Help

Oct. 28: Applying to Grad School? The Writing Center Can Help

| October 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

Applying to graduate school? Then don’t miss an opportunity to learn how to write your application essay at “Engaging Graduate School Application Essays,” a free workshop held by the Writing Center on Tuesday, Oct. 28, from noon – 1 p.m. in Room 110 of the Emerson Library. Bring your application essay questions with you. For […]

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