Archive for February, 2015

‘Eating for a Healthy Heart’ Webinar Today

‘Eating for a Healthy Heart’ Webinar Today

| February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Join colleagues for the “Eating for a Healthy Heart” webinar to be presented today, Feb. 10, at 11:30 CST in the University Center Presentation Room. You can join remotely by registering here.

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In the News: Marcella on Anthem breach; Alakoc on terror case; Lewis ’79 commencement coverage

In the News: Marcella on Anthem breach; Alakoc on terror case; Lewis ’79 commencement coverage

| February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Lewis Commencement Speaker Announcement in STLBJ, RFT, Fox2 The announcement that St. Louis native and Webster University alumna Jenifer Lewis ’79 would be this year’s commencement speaker drew coverage around the region: The St. Louis Business Journal included the announcement in its “5 Things…” update, […]

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Nominate Students for Spring I Service, Student Employment Awards by Feb. 20

Nominate Students for Spring I Service, Student Employment Awards by Feb. 20

| February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Nominations are now being sought for the Spring I Dean’s Award for Service and the Outstanding Student Employee Award. Dean’s Award for Service The Dean’s Award for Service is an award given quarterly that recognizes Webster University students for performing a valuable service on or off campus. This award recognizes students’ volunteer efforts in their […]

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Teaching Festival Preview: ‘Paper, Scissors, Pictures and Words: Literary Scrapbooks’ Feb. 18

Teaching Festival Preview: ‘Paper, Scissors, Pictures and Words: Literary Scrapbooks’ Feb. 18

| February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

This year’s Webster University Teaching Festival, which runs Feb. 16-20, offers a variety of events related to the scholarship of teaching and learning facilitated by Webster faculty, staff and students. One topic: The use of scrapbooks to foster students’ personalized connections with course content. Meg Sempreora will lead a session on that topic, “Paper, Scissors, […]

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Webster University Receives Green Initiative, Centennial Awards from Chamber of Commerce

Webster University Receives Green Initiative, Centennial Awards from Chamber of Commerce

| February 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University was honored with two “Heart of the Community” awards by the Webster Groves/Shrewsbury/Rock Hill Area Chamber of Commerce at Friday’s annual awards banquet. The University received a Special Recognition Award for its centennial anniversary, as well as a Green Initiative Award for several sustainability initiatives that range from infrastructural investment to curriculum. The […]

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Tycoons, Oligarchs and Conglomerates: Vienna hosts OSCE speaker on media plurality

Tycoons, Oligarchs and Conglomerates: Vienna hosts OSCE speaker on media plurality

| February 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Vienna campus welcomed Dunja Mijatović, representative on Freedom of the Media at the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), for a talk on the issue of media plurality. As a representative for the OSCE since 2010 and one of the founders of the Communications Regulatory Agency of Bosnia Herzegovina, Mijatović shared […]

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Expanded Geneva Summer Clusters Offer Study Abroad, Learning Community Opportunities for Students

Expanded Geneva Summer Clusters Offer Study Abroad, Learning Community Opportunities for Students

| February 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Following the success of the cluster of three courses Webster University Geneva offered students last summer on the subject of Sustainability, this year the Geneva campus will expand its offer of special clusters. These clusters of three courses each are open to all undergraduate students in the Webster University network. Ron Daniel, Webster Geneva academic […]

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Summer Dance Intensives 2015: Registration now open

Summer Dance Intensives 2015: Registration now open

| February 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Department of Dance in the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts at Webster University will present an exciting five-day program for intermediate and advanced high school aged students as well as its first annual three-day program for middle school students. Both programs will take place in the Jean and Wells Hobler Center for Dance […]

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Confucius Institute at Webster University Named Institute of the Year

Confucius Institute at Webster University Named Institute of the Year

| February 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Confucius Institute at Webster University was named “2014 Confucius Institute of the Year” by HANBAN, a branch of the Chinese Ministry of Education. This is the second time the institute has received the prestigious honor, having previously been named “Confucius Institute of the Year” in 2012. The Institute offers a wide range of outreach […]

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Videos: Thailand Hosts International Counselor Workshop 2015

Videos: Thailand Hosts International Counselor Workshop 2015

| February 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University Thailand welcomed international school counselors from Southeast Asia and beyond at the International Counselor Workshop 2015 at both locations in Thailand Jan. 26-28. The workshop, held at Bangkok Academic Center and the Cha-Am/Hua Hin campus, brought a variety of school counselors in to learn about Webster University, the learning and professional opportunities it […]

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