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Geneva Summer Class Learns Sustainability at ‘Nature’s Headquarters’

Geneva Summer Class Learns Sustainability at ‘Nature’s Headquarters’

| June 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

“Climate change, resources, risk mitigation: these are the issues our students will be confronting in their careers after Webster,” said Peter Carson, instructor at Webster University’s Geneva campus. He is teaching “Introduction to Sustainability Studies” this summer as part of a cluster of classes around the theme of sustainability that allows students to integrate what […]

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Around Webster: Sheng in elite Chinese tech group; Henning on counseling ethics, Qasem on Saudi Arabia oil security, Walla on NeuroIS

Around Webster: Sheng in elite Chinese tech group; Henning on counseling ethics, Qasem on Saudi Arabia oil security, Walla on NeuroIS

| June 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news and accomplishments for members of the Webster University community include:  Qasem Book on Oil and Security in Saudi Arabia Islam Qasem, academic director, Webster University Leiden, has authored the forthcoming book on oil and security in Saudi Arabia. The expected publishing date is October 2015 by Leiden University Brill. “By providing an […]

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Help Provide Resources for First-Generation College Students

Help Provide Resources for First-Generation College Students

| June 12, 2015 | 1 Comment

A group of staff (see list below) came together this summer to discuss some potential programs to better support first-generation students at Webster University. We are defining first-generation students as students whose parents have not graduated from a four-year college or university. We would like to create a list of Webster faculty and staff at […]

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Global Leadership Academy in Vienna: Finance, hackathon, IR program-in-depth, leadership profiles

Global Leadership Academy in Vienna: Finance, hackathon, IR program-in-depth, leadership profiles

| June 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

A very busy week in Vienna continues for 2015 fellows of Webster University’s Global Leadership Academy. Over breakfast on Tuesday, the fellows met with Greg Gunderson, vice president and chief financial officer, who has been leading the cohort through a financial simulation this year. He led a discussion of why each team made the decisions […]

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Summer Dance Intensives: Faculty announced, registration still open

Summer Dance Intensives: Faculty announced, registration still open

| June 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Department of Dance will host its annual Summer Dance Intensive July 27-31 and premiere its Junior Summer Dance Intensive July 22-24. Both intensives will be held in the Jean and Wells Hobler Center for Dance on the main campus in Webster Groves, Missouri. The intensives will welcome middle school, high school and college students […]

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Save the Date, Add an Agency for Webster Works Worldwide: Oct. 7, 2015

Save the Date, Add an Agency for Webster Works Worldwide: Oct. 7, 2015

| June 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster Works Worldwide (WWW) will celebrate its 21st year of providing community service on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015. Since WWW began in 1995, more than 30,000 volunteers have given more 128,000 hours of service worldwide! Webster Groves Campus Please take this opportunity to mark your calendar for WWW 21. And save the date for the […]

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Global Leadership Academy Opens June 2015 Session with Webster Vienna Tour, Symposium, Student Panel

Global Leadership Academy Opens June 2015 Session with Webster Vienna Tour, Symposium, Student Panel

| June 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Global Leadership Academy’s 2015 cohort began their June session in Vienna on a Sunday afternoon with a tour of the new Webster Vienna campus at Palais Wenkheim, followed by a symposium and student panel on Monday. Arthur Hirsh, campus director, led the fellows through the beautiful facility ending in the atrium where they were […]

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School of Education ‘Transformative Learning’ Conference June 11-12 Honors Centennial Educator SL Eschen

School of Education ‘Transformative Learning’ Conference June 11-12 Honors Centennial Educator SL Eschen

| June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

As part of Webster University’s Centennial celebration, the School of Education will host the conference, “Educators as Agents of Change Through Transformative Learning and Leadership,” June 11-12 in the East Academic Building’s Edward Jones Commons. The conference will feature panel discussions on urban school change and transformative learning. Conference activities will also include two distinguished […]

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Faculty Deadlines for 2016 Short-Term Study Abroad Proposals

Faculty Deadlines for 2016 Short-Term Study Abroad Proposals

| June 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

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 help support the University’s mission of transforming students for global citizenship and individual excellence. They are also a necessary alternative for students who cannot accommodate international year-long, […]

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2015-16 Academic Catalogs Now in Effect

2015-16 Academic Catalogs Now in Effect

| June 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

The 2015-16 academic catalogs have been published online and are in effect as of June 1. PDF versions of the catalogs are also now available to download and/or print on demand. A link to the PDF version can be found on each catalog’s home page: Graduate Studies Catalog Undergraduate Studies Catalog Webster’s Mail & Copy […]

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