Archive for January, 2015

[Updated] Go Red on Feb. 6: Wear Red, Wear Jeans, Help Fight Heart Disease

[Updated] Go Red on Feb. 6: Wear Red, Wear Jeans, Help Fight Heart Disease

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Updated Feb. 9, 2015: Thanks to the 133 faculty and staff who contributed $1,111 to the Go Red Campaign sponsored by Webster Wellness and student group Delta Phi Epsilon. These contributions will go to the American Heart Association to support educational programs to increase women’s awareness about their risk for heart disease and stroke as […]

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2015 Faculty Research Grant Awardees, Projects Announced

2015 Faculty Research Grant Awardees, Projects Announced

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce the 22 recipients of 2015 Faculty Research Grants. The awards, totaling $110,000, will fund faculty research and professional development activities which will advance academic excellence for the individual faculty members and for Webster University. “As our strategic plan takes shape, it’s clear that faculty research and […]

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Gorlok Gala Debate Tournament Sees Largest Turnout in 17-Year History

Gorlok Gala Debate Tournament Sees Largest Turnout in 17-Year History

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Forensic and Debate program held the annual Gorlok Gala Forensics Tournament, an annual comprehensive tournament offering multiple forms of debate, performance and speaking events over the weekend of Jan. 23. Friday and Saturday were full days of competition on the Webster campus before Sunday’s award ceremony at the Sheraton Westport Plaza hotel. This […]

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Office of Military Affairs Adds to Offerings for Military Families

Office of Military Affairs Adds to Offerings for Military Families

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University has entered into agreements with both the National Military Family Association (NMFA) and the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation to assist military families with tuition costs. The National Military Family Association (NMFA), a nonprofit that works to strengthen and protect military families, announced the new collaboration with Webster University to offer military spouses […]

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GMC Project Work Request System Back Online Feb. 2

GMC Project Work Request System Back Online Feb. 2

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Global Marketing & Communications Project Work Request (PWR) system will reopen on Monday, Feb. 2, 2015, and will resume accepting submissions. We are currently working on updates to the Global Marketing & Communications website to make it a comprehensive resource for local Student Recruitment Outreach (SRO) efforts for individual Webster campuses, schools/colleges, etc. Among […]

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Sodexo Now Collecting Recycling at Webster

Sodexo Now Collecting Recycling at Webster

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Going forward, Sodexo will now be collecting all the recycling at the home campus in Webster Groves. For questions, please contact Jason Kinder, custodial services manager, at 314-392-3178 or jasonkinder47@webster.edu. Submitted by Lindsey (Heffner) LaFore, sustainability coordinator, Webster University

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In the News: Cross on Ferguson at KMOV; Minnis ’06 on gaming at KPLR; Boyd-Fenger in LN

In the News: Cross on Ferguson at KMOV; Minnis ’06 on gaming at KPLR; Boyd-Fenger in LN

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Cross at KMOV: A ‘Ferguson Effect’ on Crime Rates? Did the increased load on police resources during Ferguson protests and associated unrest have a connection to a recent spike in crime? The St. Louis chief of police and mayor suspect so, and a KMOV (Channel […]

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Snapshot: Ehrhart ’87 dispels consulting myths in career talk with Vienna students

Snapshot: Ehrhart ’87 dispels consulting myths in career talk with Vienna students

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Before the winter break, the Vienna campus welcomed back Webster University alumnus Georg Ehrhart ’87 to speak with current students on the topic, “Demystifying Consulting.” Ehrhart gave an overview of the many different fields of consulting and tried to dispel the common myths associated with the business. Ehrhart addressed many of these myths as he […]

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Faculty-Led Short-Term Study Abroad Proposals Due Feb. 15

Faculty-Led Short-Term Study Abroad Proposals Due Feb. 15

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

The deadline for submitting international short-term courses (hybrid or otherwise) to the Office of Study Abroad with travel during Fall Break 2015 is Feb. 15, 2015. Faculty led short-term study abroad programs enrich the curriculum by taking learning to new dimensions outside the classroom and the country. The learning experiences afforded by these programs helps […]

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Teaching Festival Preview: Engage Your 21st Century Learner

Teaching Festival Preview: Engage Your 21st Century Learner

| January 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Are you looking for teaching technology solutions to encourage creation and engagement in your classroom? This year’s Teaching Festival, which runs Feb. 16-20, features a variety of events surrounding the theme of the “Art of Learning, Craft of Teaching.” For example, check out this workshop on Feb. 19: Meet Them Where They Are: Engage Your […]

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