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Webster Today Moves to New Integrated Newsroom

Webster Today Moves to New Integrated Newsroom

| July 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Webster Today blog, which was launched in its current form in November 2010, has closed at its original location (blogs.webster.edu/webstertoday) and is relaunching as part of a new integrated newsroom launched by Global Marketing & Communications and accessed through webster.edu. The new home for Webster Today content — and all news content produced by […]

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Webster Vienna Hosts Top Global Talent in 2nd Annual FIDE WOM Chess for Girls Competition

Webster Vienna Hosts Top Global Talent in 2nd Annual FIDE WOM Chess for Girls Competition

| July 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University was the proud co-host of the 2nd annual “FIDE WOM Chess for Girls” competition, which brought 10 of the world’s best young chess players from around the globe—from Indonesia to Belarus—to the Vienna campus for a week of training and competition. Webster University partnered with the Commission for Women’s Chess (WOM) of the […]

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Webster University Shares Centennial Pride, Community Connections in July 4 Parade

Webster University Shares Centennial Pride, Community Connections in July 4 Parade

| July 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s participation in Independence Day celebrations included one of the largest festivals in the St. Louis region, Webster Groves Community Days. The University was again a gold sponsor of the annual festival, held July 2-4. A major part of the event is the annual Community Days parade through Webster Groves held on Saturday, July […]

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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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Webster Signs MOU with Oxford Brookes University

Webster Signs MOU with Oxford Brookes University

| June 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University and Oxford Brookes University have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to explore ways the two institutions can work together. Potential areas of cooperation include allowing students to study in each other’s programs, faculty exchanges, joint research projects and conferences, and joint programs that could lead to dual degrees from both universities. Oxford […]

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Ghana Campus Celebrates First Commencement Ceremony

Ghana Campus Celebrates First Commencement Ceremony

| May 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

Amid a centennial year of celebrating changing lives and building strong communities during its first 100 years, on May 23 Webster University reached a milestone signaling the impact to come for the next 100: The first Webster University commencement ceremony in Africa. Six degree candidates for the Class of 2015 either completed their studies or […]

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New Undergraduate, Graduate Programs Added for Fall 2015

New Undergraduate, Graduate Programs Added for Fall 2015

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

From the latest in biotechnology and new media production to mastering the art of leading organizations through change, Webster University is launching a diverse selection of new programs as it enters its second century. The three undergraduate programs and six graduate degrees, all of which will be available for the Fall 2015 semester, are designed […]

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Excellence in Teaching: 2015 Kemper Award Winners Bauer, Goedereis, Davis, Jensen

Excellence in Teaching: 2015 Kemper Award Winners Bauer, Goedereis, Davis, Jensen

| May 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

The William T. Kemper Award for Excellence in Teaching is awarded each year to two full-time and two part-time faculty members at Webster University who demonstrate teaching at its finest. Nominated and supported by students and colleagues, they are selected by a committee of their peers for their outstanding teaching. The award is funded by […]

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United Nations Head Gives Webster Geneva 2015 Commencement Speech

United Nations Head Gives Webster Geneva 2015 Commencement Speech

| May 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

For the centennial year of a global university in one of the world’s most international cities, Webster University Geneva welcomed the perfect guest to its commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 9. Michael Møller, acting Director-General of the United Nations office in Geneva (UNOG), delivered the keynote address at the invitation of Webster Geneva director Clementina […]

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Webster University Commencement 2015: Celebrating graduates, alumni in a historic year

Webster University Commencement 2015: Celebrating graduates, alumni in a historic year

| May 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

“You all look beautiful, and it fills my heart to be able to celebrate with you and your families today.” Thus began remarks from Jenifer Lewis ’79 to Webster University graduates present at The Muny in Forest Park or watching online during the 96th commencement ceremony. Lewis was “home” again, returning during her alma mater’s […]

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