Archive for February, 2015

2015 Teaching Festival This Week

2015 Teaching Festival This Week

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The annual Webster University Teaching Festival kicks off this week, Feb. 16-20, offering a variety of events related to the scholarship of teaching and learning facilitated by Webster faculty, staff and students. Webster University’s Faculty Development Center, in partnership with the Online Learning Center, Emerson Library, and the Academic Resource Center, organizes this occasion to […]

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[Weather Closure] St. Louis Campuses Closing at 3 p.m. Feb. 16

[Weather Closure] St. Louis Campuses Closing at 3 p.m. Feb. 16

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Due to continued snowfall, all St. Louis area campuses will close at 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 16. Classes beginning at 3 p.m. or later (including evening classes) are canceled. Affected locations include Webster Groves, Old Post Office, Winghaven, Westport, Scott AFB and the Community Music School, as well as local corporate cohort sites (e.g. SSM, […]

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Annual Sustainability Conference: ‘Strange Connections’ March 27-28

Annual Sustainability Conference: ‘Strange Connections’ March 27-28

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

In Shakespeare’s “The Tempest,” Trinculo laments “misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows.” This year’s Sustainability Conference on March 27 and 28 at Webster University will focus on the strange bedfellows created in the fight for sustainability. The conference’s theme is “Strange Connections,” and it will explore the seemingly disparate partners who join forces when […]

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Student/Faculty Collaborative Research Grants: Spring 2015 recipients announced, Summer/Fall applications due April 13

Student/Faculty Collaborative Research Grants: Spring 2015 recipients announced, Summer/Fall applications due April 13

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Office of the Provost and Office of Academic Affairs are pleased to announce that proposals are now being accepted from students for the Provost’s Student/Faculty Collaborative Research Grant Program for funding to be used in the Summer/Fall 2015 semesters. The deadline for applications has been extended to April 13. “Thanks to committed faculty members […]

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Feb. 16 Luhr Reopening Event Postponed

Feb. 16 Luhr Reopening Event Postponed

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Due to continued snowfall in the St. Louis area, the Webster University Luhr Building reopening originally scheduled for Feb. 16 has been postponed. This special event will be rescheduled for a new date to be determined.

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Remembering Sarangerel Dorligjav and Sereeter Bat-Erdene

Remembering Sarangerel Dorligjav and Sereeter Bat-Erdene

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

A message from President Elizabeth (Beth) Stroble and Provost Julian Schuster to the Webster University community: It is with great sadness that we inform you of a tragedy in the Webster community. Webster Geneva student Sarangerel Dorligjav and former student Sereeter Bat-Erdene died in the same accident while on a private trip in Istanbul, Turkey. […]

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Partnership with NMFA Offers Education Benefits to Military Spouses

Partnership with NMFA Offers Education Benefits to Military Spouses

| February 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University offers its most preferred military tuition rates for military spouses at both in-classroom and online courses and degree programs through a partnership with National Military Family Association. The partnership was announced in January along with a similar collaboration with the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation that benefits students whose parents were lost in the […]

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#GorlokLove: The Gorlok Spreads Happy Valentines

#GorlokLove: The Gorlok Spreads Happy Valentines

| February 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Valentine’s Day is not until Saturday, but the Gorlok celebrated a day early for students on the Webster Groves campus. Cupid and the Gorlok were busy this morning leaving sweet treats for the Webster University community around Webster Groves. About 50 balloons were scattered around campus attached to chocolate Gorloks and a Valentine’s card asking […]

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Webster Students Enjoy ‘Selma’ Preview with U.S. Ambassador to the Netherlands

Webster Students Enjoy ‘Selma’ Preview with U.S. Ambassador to the Netherlands

| February 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

To celebrate Black History Month, Timothy Bass, U.S. Ambassador to the Netherlands, invited Webster University to be represented at a private preview of the Oscar-nominated film Selma. The movie is a chronicle of Martin Luther King’s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965. Ten students […]

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IRB Spring Deadlines for Research Involving Human Subjects

IRB Spring Deadlines for Research Involving Human Subjects

| February 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Does your research at Webster University involve human subjects? Applications for human research are reviewed by the Institutional Review Board (IRB) on a first-come, first-served basis during each school term. To make the process more efficient and provide timely feedback for faculty, students and staff, the following deadlines have been set for the Spring 2015: […]

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