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Webster Introduces Greek Study Abroad Program in Athens Beginning Spring 2015

Webster Introduces Greek Study Abroad Program in Athens Beginning Spring 2015

| September 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University students have a new option for study-abroad opportunities. “Odyssey in Athens” will offer students the opportunity to explore and study historic sites in Greece while introducing them to the region’s rich history and culture. The program starts in the spring of 2015. At a Glance The program is open to all Webster University […]

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Webster University Dr. Donald M. Suggs Scholarship Awarded

Webster University Dr. Donald M. Suggs Scholarship Awarded

| August 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Incoming first-year-student Joshua Tyler has been selected as the recipient of the Webster University Dr. Donald M. Suggs Scholarship. Tyler will receive up to $100,000 toward his Webster education during the next four years. This is the second year that Webster University has awarded a Suggs Scholarship. Suggs is a St. Louis area oral surgeon, […]

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Fall Convocation Focus: Resilience and Education for Next Century as Webster Kicks Off 2014-15

Fall Convocation Focus: Resilience and Education for Next Century as Webster Kicks Off 2014-15

| August 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Webster University 2014-15 academic year formally kicked off with fall convocation, held Thursday in the Loretto-Hilton Center on the home campus in Webster Groves and streamed live for extended campuses throughout the world. President Beth Stroble and Provost Julian Schuster welcomed faculty and staff with remarks oriented around the centennial anniversary, the role of […]

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Webster University Announces Centennial Anniversary

Webster University Announces Centennial Anniversary

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University will celebrate 100 years of global innovation and leadership with a yearlong series of free public events designed to highlight the values that have remained constant throughout Webster’s first century and will continue to shape a bold agenda for the future. Read the official announcement of the centennial anniversary here. The kickoff event […]

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Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational Finishes with Co-Champs from New Jersey, Puerto Rico and Costa Rica

Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational Finishes with Co-Champs from New Jersey, Puerto Rico and Costa Rica

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 11th Annual Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational chess tournament, held July 10-15 at Webster University, wrapped up on Tuesday, July 15, in an unprecedented three-way tie. The co-champions include top-seeded Kimberly Ding of New Jersey, Natasha Morales Santos of Puerto Rico and Neeshmy Nunez Gonzales of Costa Rica. Ultimately, rules of FIDE, the International Chess […]

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Snapshots: 2014 Girls’ Invitational Chess Tournament Underway

Snapshots: 2014 Girls’ Invitational Chess Tournament Underway

| July 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

The opening ceremony for the 11th Annual Susan Polgar Foundation Girls’ Invitational chess tournament was held July 12 at the Loretto-Hilton Theatre on Webster University’s home campus. Webster Groves Mayor Gerry Welch and World Chess Federation Vice President Ali Nihat Yazici joined President Beth Stroble at the ceremony. Stroble congratulated the girls for already being […]

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11th Annual Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational at Webster July 12-15

11th Annual Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational at Webster July 12-15

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Fifty-six girls from across the U.S. and six countries – including Cuba, Costa Rica, Brazil, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Canada – arrived July 10 at Webster University’s home campus to compete in the 11th Annual Susan Polgar Foundation Girls’ Invitational chess tournament. The six-day event is considered the most prestigious all-girls chess event in the […]

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Webster Geneva Hosts 1st Event in FIDE Chess for Girls Series, Draws TV Coverage

Webster Geneva Hosts 1st Event in FIDE Chess for Girls Series, Draws TV Coverage

| June 30, 2014 | 2 Comments

Last week was a busy — yet intentionally “quiet” — one at Webster University Geneva’s campus. The campus was host for the first of three prestigious events this summer in the “Chess for Girls” series, where Webster University chess coach Susan Polgar is conducting weeklong training capped by tournaments among the world’s top young female […]

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Nurse Anesthesia Department Receives Grant for Student Financial Aid

Nurse Anesthesia Department Receives Grant for Student Financial Aid

| June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Thanks to a Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship grant from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Webster’s second-year nurse anesthesia students will receive approximately $1,500 each toward their tuition for the 2014-2015 academic year. The federal government has awarded Webster this grant annually since 1999. Totaling $27,350 this year, the grant allows the Department of […]

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As Wenkheim Takes Shape, Austrian Media Tour Webster Vienna’s New Location

As Wenkheim Takes Shape, Austrian Media Tour Webster Vienna’s New Location

| June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

As Webster University Vienna prepares for its much-anticipated move to the Palais Wenkheim in the city’s second district, campus representatives are spreading the word throughout the community: After 100 years as an institution and more than 30 years in Vienna, Webster University is reaching the next level. This week campus leaders briefed faculty and staff […]

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