Archive for January, 2015

Alert: Webster Today daily email distribution outage

Alert: Webster Today daily email distribution outage

| January 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University faculty and staff: The distribution system which manages university listservs and sends the edited daily digest of Webster Today posts directly to faculty and staff is currently down. As a result, no Webster Today email can be sent Tuesday, Jan. 20, and Wednesday, Jan. 21. Technicians are currently investigating the issue to resume […]

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Go Paperless: Opt in to receive W-2 tax forms electronically

Go Paperless: Opt in to receive W-2 tax forms electronically

| January 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

January is the time to collect tax documents in order to complete 2014 tax returns. Webster University employees can now receive their W-2 tax form electronically. Making this paperless choice is an easy, sustainable way to reduce waste and save needless expenses. No more waiting for it to arrive in the mail. No more worry […]

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Check Out Department of Music January Events

Check Out Department of Music January Events

| January 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Department of Music invites you to experience its musical offerings for Jan. 19-Feb. 1. The next two weeks feature a variety of concerts and recitals, including: Webster University Opera Scenes, Jan. 23-25 (show times vary) Faculty Recital: Ken Kulosa, cello and friends, Jan. 25 Faculty Recital: Jazz Performance by Common Time, Jan. 26 As […]

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Webster Debate Team Seeks Dress Clothing, Debate Supplies for UDL Collection Jan. 23-24

Webster Debate Team Seeks Dress Clothing, Debate Supplies for UDL Collection Jan. 23-24

| January 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

The annual Gorlok Gala Forensic and Debate Tournament is slated for this weekend on Webster’s campus. The tournament is now expected to attract nearly 50 schools from over 20 states, making it the largest in its 17-year history. As part of this year’s tournament, the team is welcoming donations of dress clothing and debate supplies to […]

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Webster Thailand Faculty Panelists at Singapore Conference

Webster Thailand Faculty Panelists at Singapore Conference

| January 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University Thailand International Relations professors Rachael Rudolph and Ken Houston were panelists at the International Studies Association Global South Caucus at the Singapore Management University (SMU), held Jan. 8-10 in Singapore. Rudolph and Houston participated on the panel “Sharing Ideas about Inclusive Practices, Teaching and Research in IR.” The panel was proposed by the IR […]

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Phishing/HR Scam Alert

Phishing/HR Scam Alert

| January 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Intelligence received from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) indicates that employees of colleges and universities across the country are receiving fraudulent emails indicating a change in their human resource status. The typical email contains a link directing the employee to log in to what appears to be their human resources website to identify this […]

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[Update] Webster Wellness: Save on Weight Watchers at Work, Program Begins Jan. 29

[Update] Webster Wellness: Save on Weight Watchers at Work, Program Begins Jan. 29

| January 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Updated Jan. 29, 2015: Webster Wellness invites you to join the 17-week, on-site Weight Watchers at Work meeting series: Receive guidance from a leader who has lost weight with Weight Watchers Access e-tools and Internet weight-loss companion for free Obtain group support from co-workers who understand the workplace environment best The fees for the program […]

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Call for Nominations for Staff Member of the Year: Deadline March 27

Call for Nominations for Staff Member of the Year: Deadline March 27

| January 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2014-15 Webster University Staff Member of the Year award. This annual award recognizes a staff member who has truly gone the extra mile in his/her position to make significant contributions to the University. The award includes a special honor at the annual Employee Recognition Breakfast in St. Louis […]

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Webster China Snapshots: Graduations in Chengdu, Shanghai; Joint Alumni Chapter Launched

Webster China Snapshots: Graduations in Chengdu, Shanghai; Joint Alumni Chapter Launched

| January 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Separated by 1000 miles in mainland China, Webster University China MBA students in Shanghai and Chengdu recently celebrated graduation day on the same weekend. Julian Schuster, Webster’s provost, senior vice president and chief operating officer, officiated at both graduations flanked by two different teams of Chinese administrators and professors as new graduates friends and family […]

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Webster Hosts Mosaic Project Workshop, Explores Ways to Attract More International Students to St. Louis Region

Webster Hosts Mosaic Project Workshop, Explores Ways to Attract More International Students to St. Louis Region

| January 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Members of the St. Louis Mosaic Project met at Webster University’s home campus on Jan. 15 to discuss ideas on how to connect international students to regional employers and to hear research on what employers are looking for in an foreign-born employee. Members also heard updates on initiatives launched by several universities, including numerous steps […]

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