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Sustainability Conference 2015: ‘Strange Connections,’ from garden to globe

Sustainability Conference 2015: ‘Strange Connections,’ from garden to globe

| April 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

It began with discussion of sustainability on a local level — topics like zero net energy home construction and urban gardens — and finished with a vision for how the planet can thrive in a century where a consumptive global middle class is set to balloon: Webster University’s 2015 Sustainability Conference was indeed all about […]

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Webster Nursing Program Receives $100k Grant from Hearst Foundations

Webster Nursing Program Receives $100k Grant from Hearst Foundations

| April 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

The William Randolph Hearst Foundations’ Health Funding Priority awarded a grant of $100,000 to Webster University’s nursing program. The funds will aid in hiring two faculty members who will teach full-time while pursuing a DNP (Doctor of Nursing Practice) or PhD in nursing. Hearst Foundations funding will provide tuition reimbursement and additional funds toward degree […]

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Sounds of Success: Audio Program Celebrates 25 Years

Sounds of Success: Audio Program Celebrates 25 Years

| April 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Loud sounds, glaringly bright red doors, a leopard skin lamp and a Spinal Tap action figure are just a few of the signs that the audio labs at Webster University’s School of Communications offer a slightly different learning experience from what you’d find in the more traditional classrooms down the hall. “We’ve worked really hard […]

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Webster University Chess Team Wins Third Consecutive National Championship

Webster University Chess Team Wins Third Consecutive National Championship

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s chess team won its third straight College Chess Final Four championship over the weekend. The championship team is now undefeated in all college chess matches for three years in a row. The win also set a new record for Coach Susan Polgar. This is the first time that a coach has headed five […]

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City, University Pave Way for Interdisciplinary Science Building in Webster Groves

City, University Pave Way for Interdisciplinary Science Building in Webster Groves

| March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University and the City of Webster Groves reached an agreement this month on the City’s construction and Webster University’s cost of a left turn lane for southbound Edgar Road at Garden Avenue. The left turn lane is a City of Webster Groves condition in order for the University to expand its parking garage and […]

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The Ampersand Wins Gold in Columbia Scholastic Press Association Awards

The Ampersand Wins Gold in Columbia Scholastic Press Association Awards

| March 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University has taken home gold. The Ampersand, a magazine produced by students in Webster’s School of Communications, received the Gold Crown Award in the College Magazine Category at the Columbia Scholastic Press Association’s 2015 Crown Awards. Winners were selected from 1,203 eligible digital, print newspapers, magazines and yearbooks published during the 2013-2014 academic year. […]

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Centennial Scholarship Established for Incoming Freshmen

Centennial Scholarship Established for Incoming Freshmen

| March 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Beginning this fall, new freshmen at Webster University can qualify for up to $3,000 per year in scholarships. This program is part of a new $25 million endowed scholarship established for  Webster University’s Centennial celebration this year. The new award, The Webster University Centennial Scholarship, is being granted to students on the Webster Groves home […]

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Webster Ranked Among Best Business Schools for Veterans for Third Consecutive Year

Webster Ranked Among Best Business Schools for Veterans for Third Consecutive Year

| March 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

For the third consecutive year, Webster University has been named to the Military Times Best for Vets: Business Schools 2015 rankings. In the past year, the University’s program for members of the military, veterans and their families has also been recognized by G.I. Jobs Magazine, Military Advanced Education Magazine, and U.S. News & World Report. […]

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School of Education Offers New Doctoral Program, Information Session March 16

School of Education Offers New Doctoral Program, Information Session March 16

| March 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

A new doctoral program in education has been launched by Webster’s School of Education. The new Doctor of Education (EdD) in Transformative Learning in the Global Community will begin June 2015 at the home campus in St. Louis. This doctorate is designed for individuals who are seasoned scholars, with two master’s degrees (or equivalent) or […]

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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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