Webster University, Chess in Wired Magazine

| February 12, 2013 | 1 Comment

Webster University is featured in Wired magazine, the national technology and culture-focused Conde Nast publication. The article by reporter Jason Fagone tells the story of Susan Polgar‘s move to Webster University — from initial meetings with Provost and Chief Operating Officer Julian Schuster to the official welcome gala for SPICE last May. Fagone covers the […]

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Webster Receives ‘Confucius Institute of the Year’ Honor

| February 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Thanks to a long list of outreach activities – ranging from teaching Chinese language and culture classes in 42 St. Louis-area K-12 schools, to hosting two-week Chinese immersion trips each summer for local high school students, to conducting workshops for employees of St. Louis companies that do business in China, just to name a few […]

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AT&T Officer’s Visit Frames the Role of Workplace Diversity

| February 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

AT&T’s chief diversity officer and senior vice president of talent development visited Webster University last week, and her talk to a packed audience in the East Academic Building created a thought-provoking context as Webster prepares for its first Global Inclusion and Diversity Summit later this month. Debbie Storey leads talent development for a Fortune 10 […]

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Conservatory Theatre Production: “Uncommon Women and Others” Opens Feb. 20

| February 6, 2013 | 3 Comments

  Webster University’s Conservatory of Theatre Arts presents “Uncommon Women and Others” Feb. 20 – 24 and Feb. 27 – March 3, on Stage III in Webster Hall. Curtain times are 7:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. only on Sundays. A special post-show conversation will immediately follow the performance on Sunday, Feb. 24. Admission is $12 […]

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New Media: Communications Students Contribute to ‘Stay Tuned’ on PBS

| January 31, 2013 | 1 Comment

Students in the Webster University School of Communications are stepping out of the classroom and into the television studio. As a part of the New Media and Social Engagement class, they are gaining hands-on experience with a show airing on The Nine Network in St. Louis. The show, “Stay Tuned,” has a town hall format […]

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Solar Powered Trash Compactors Contribute to Webster’s Focus on Sustainability

| January 29, 2013 | 1 Comment

Webster University faculty, staff and students on the St. Louis campus have a new environmentally friendly option for recycling and trash disposal. The University recently installed new solar-powered recycling and trash compactors as a part of an ongoing commitment to sustainability. Compactor Locations: On the back patio of Marletto’s Marketplace (1 recycle) In the plaza […]

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Webster University Vienna Campus Relocating to Historic Palais Wenkheim

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University, the only university in Austria granting U.S.- and Austrian-accredited degrees, is preparing for a new place to call home in Vienna. The University announced plans to relocate its campus in Vienna by fall 2014. The move to the historic Palais Wenkheim will put Webster’s campus just outside Vienna’s “Ringstrasse,” a three-mile-long circular road surrounding […]

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Webster University Launches New Brand Marketing

| January 7, 2013 | 1 Comment

New billboards are going up in St. Louis and people are taking notice. Webster University is launching a new marketing campaign developed to enhance awareness and recruitment of our top-quality undergraduate and graduate students in St. Louis. Media support includes television, print, outdoor, radio and digital — with placements you may have seen or heard […]

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Webster Chess Teams Tie for First at Pan-Am Championship, Advance to College Final Four

Webster Chess Teams Tie for First at Pan-Am Championship, Advance to College Final Four

| January 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

The year 2012 ended with more stellar news from Webster University chess team. The Webster A and B chess team entries at the 2012 Pan-Am Intercollegiate Chess Championship (the World Series of collegiate chess) tied for first place, meaning Webster University has qualified for the College Chess Final Four, which will take place on April […]

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Webster Geneva Faculty Visit Historic Swiss Fort Dailly

| December 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Visiting professor and military historian Martin Van Creveld led a Webster University contingent to historic Fort Dailly on Dec. 6. Located in the Swiss Alps and guarding the entrance of the Rhone valley, near St. Maurice, the area has been a historic axis of invasions, from Hannibal’s army and elephants crossing into Italy, to Napoleon’s […]

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