Archive for December, 2014

Kiplinger’s Ranks Webster as a ‘Best Value’ In the United States

Kiplinger’s Ranks Webster as a ‘Best Value’ In the United States

| December 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has named Webster University as one of the 100 “Best Value” private colleges in the United States, also ranking among the top 300 among all colleges and universities. “Webster University takes seriously the need to assure access for Webster students, many of whom are the first in their family to attend college. […]

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Call for Proposals: 2015 Sustainability Conference, due Jan. 16

Call for Proposals: 2015 Sustainability Conference, due Jan. 16

| December 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

The annual Webster University Sustainability Conference has issued its call for proposals for the 2015 conference, which will take place Friday and Saturday, March 27-28, in the East Academic Building and Community Music School at the home campus in Webster Groves, Missouri. With a theme of “Strange Connections: Innovation for Sustainability,” this year’s conference will […]

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In the News: Hellinger on Obama’s Cuba Move; Akande in Alive; Substation Project Featured

In the News: Hellinger on Obama’s Cuba Move; Akande in Alive; Substation Project Featured

| December 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Hellinger Op/Ed on Obama Restoring Relations with Cuba Dan Hellinger, professor, History, Politics and International Relations in the College of Arts & Sciences, penned an op/ed published in today’s St. Louis Post Dispatch (Dec. 23, 2014). Hellinger, an expert on Latin American affairs, assessed President […]

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Around Webster: Rodriguez on Dance St. Louis Board; Hubenschmidt on ‘Into Africa,’ global library infrastructure

Around Webster: Rodriguez on Dance St. Louis Board; Hubenschmidt on ‘Into Africa,’ global library infrastructure

| December 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent accolades and accomplishments by the Webster University community include: Hubenschmidt on Library Infrastructure for Global University Holly Hubenschmidt, head of Instruction, Liaison, & Reference Services at the Webster University Library, was an invited speaker at the fall meeting of the St. Louis Medical Librarians. Her presentation, “Into Africa: The Library as Critical Infrastructure for […]

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Snapshots: December Toast salutes mid-year graduates

Snapshots: December Toast salutes mid-year graduates

| December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Friday night was marked by smiles and congratulations for a job well done as Webster University mid-year graduates were saluted with their family and friends at the third annual December Toast. This special event is for graduates who finished their degree requirements in August, October and December, though all are welcome and encouraged to attend […]

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Search Committee Named for Next Vienna Director

Search Committee Named for Next Vienna Director

| December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce that the search committee for the position of Director of Webster University Vienna has been named. The search committee, with representatives from the Vienna, Geneva and St. Louis campuses, has begun its work.  The advertisement for the position will be posted in early January, and the […]

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Book Club: January Selection ‘The Grapes of Wrath’

Book Club: January Selection ‘The Grapes of Wrath’

| December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

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. Join us as we discuss the classic, John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath, on Jan. 12 at noon […]

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Home for the Holidays: Student takes MyWebsterU home to Sri Lanka

Home for the Holidays: Student takes MyWebsterU home to Sri Lanka

| December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

“There’s no place like home for the holidays,” and that’s where many Webster University students are headed now that the fall term has come to an end. One of them, Suhani Fernando, will take us on a tour of her home country of Sri Lanka as she reunites with family and friends. This week Fernando […]

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Graphic Design Students Create Unique Mark for International Languages & Cultures

Graphic Design Students Create Unique Mark for International Languages & Cultures

| December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

This semester, the International Languages and Cultures (ILC) Department in the College of Arts & Sciences worked with Webster University graphic design students to create a unique mark that characterized the philosophy and mission of the department. Associate professor Noriko Yuasa of the Art, Design and Art History in the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine […]

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Email Cleanup: Take Out the Trash

Email Cleanup: Take Out the Trash

| December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Doing any maintenance and office cleaning for the new year? Information Technology reminds Webster community members to regularly empty their trash folder and deleted items in their Webster e-mail account in order to maximize available space and performance of Webster’s e-mail servers (especially for accounts on pop, poe and nash servers due to older hardware […]

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