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Former Loretto Sister, Webster Instructor Recounts Experience at March on Selma in 1965

Former Loretto Sister, Webster Instructor Recounts Experience at March on Selma in 1965

| March 5, 2015 | 3 Comments

It was 50 years ago this March when the nation watched as a protest march for African American voting rights in Alabama turned violent. The event known as “Bloody Sunday” took place on March 7, 1965, when 600 people assembled in Selma to march to Montgomery and were blocked by state troopers. Officers shot teargas […]

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[Video] In the News: Webster’s Gateway Campus Makes Waves for Downtown St. Louis

[Video] In the News: Webster’s Gateway Campus Makes Waves for Downtown St. Louis

| June 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s announcement that it had partnered with Dominium Development to expand its downtown presence into the historic Arcade Building dominated local news coverage on Tuesday and Wednesday, continuing on to Friday morning: The St. Louis Business Journal ran two stories, with the breaking news story Tuesday and follow-up coverage on financing on Wednesday. The […]

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Five 2014 Presidential Scholars Selected

Five 2014 Presidential Scholars Selected

| March 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

After an intensive application and interview process, five high school students have been named the 2014 Presidential Scholarship recipients at Webster University. The largest academic scholarship offered to students at Webster, the Presidential Scholarship is a full tuition award for outstanding undergraduate students who enroll as first-time freshmen. Awards for 2014-2015 will be valued at […]

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Ties That Heal: Geneva Students Organize Oct. 2-4 International Psychology Conference

Ties That Heal: Geneva Students Organize Oct. 2-4 International Psychology Conference

| September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

A team of students stand poised and ready to welcome speakers and guests from around the world for the second International Psychology and Counseling conference at Webster University Geneva, “Ties That Heal.” The conference will take place Oct. 2-4 at the Geneva International Conference Center. Renowned scholars and practitioners are coming from the U.S., the […]

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David Axelrod Visits Webster, Discusses ‘Building Brand Obama’

David Axelrod Visits Webster, Discusses ‘Building Brand Obama’

| May 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

“A piece of cake,” was David Axelrod’s response to “How did you decide to help a bi-racial man with a Kenyan name run for president of the United States?” His light-hearted comment set the tone as the former counsel to President Obama, gave an inside look at Obama’s 2008 run for president to a packed […]

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Webster University 2013 Commencement Ceremonies: Worldwide Celebration

Webster University 2013 Commencement Ceremonies: Worldwide Celebration

| May 13, 2013 | 4 Comments

As Webster University’s 2012-13 academic year comes to a close, that can only mean one thing: Commencement season is in high gear. This is the “high season” for commencement ceremonies at Webster University campus locations around the world, as the Webster community celebrates the hard work and achievements of students who are joining the 155,000-strong […]

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Baseball Team Repeats as SLIAC Champions

Baseball Team Repeats as SLIAC Champions

| May 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Webster University baseball team won its fourth straight St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) Championship, defeating Spalding University (Ky.), 3-1, on May 11 at Glik Park in Highland, Ill.  The 12th-ranked Gorloks advance to the NCAA III Championships for their fourth straight year and for the eighth time in the last nine years. Webster […]

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Webster Students Visit Capitol, Legislators on Missouri’s International Education Day

Webster Students Visit Capitol, Legislators on Missouri’s International Education Day

| May 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Six students and two staff members represented Webster University during International Education Day at the state capitol in Jefferson City, Mo., on April 30. They took part in events to promote international education and also visited two Missouri legislators, including one who is a Webster alumna. The trip was sponsored by the department of International Programs […]

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In the News: Webster Volleyball Summer Camps on Fox2 KTVI

In the News: Webster Volleyball Summer Camps on Fox2 KTVI

| May 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Fox television’s St. Louis affiliate KTVI was on campus this week for a preview of the summer volleyball camps offered by Webster University. Staffed by Webster coaches and Gorlok volleyball players, multiple camps are offered to students of several ages. With head coach Merry Graf and her players as instructors, KTVI features reporter Tim Ezell […]

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Spring Snapshots: Sun Shines on the Trova Gates

Spring Snapshots: Sun Shines on the Trova Gates

| May 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Since December, pedestrians on the home campus in Webster Groves have experienced the result of the renovation of the Webster Hall courtyard, completed over winter break back when temperatures were cold and snow was frequent. Now with the days turning warmer and longer, a signature feature of the courtyard is getting more moments in the […]

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