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Military Student Helps Professor’s Father Receive Honors for WWII Service

Military Student Helps Professor’s Father Receive Honors for WWII Service

| July 2, 2014 | 2 Comments

During advising appointments, Webster University faculty members meet with students to ensure they are on track with their educational plans and getting all of the help they need. But sometimes, the opposite happens and students find a way to help their professors. That’s exactly what happened when Virginia Altrogge, an associate professor in the School […]

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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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High School Students Participate in SOC Music Recording, Media Production Camps

High School Students Participate in SOC Music Recording, Media Production Camps

| June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

High school students from across the area were on Webster University’s campus during the week of June 23 attending two different School of Communications camps: Music Recording Camp and Sci-Fi Media Production Camp. Audio Aesthetics & Technology Department chair Barry Hufker led the Music Recording Camp, where campers were able to get into a professional-grade […]

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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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Webster Tops SLIAC in 2013-2014 Director’s Cup Ranking

Webster Tops SLIAC in 2013-2014 Director’s Cup Ranking

| June 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University Athletics finished 136th, out of 323 NCAA III schools scoring points, in the final standings for the 2014 Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup. Webster had the top finish in Cup standings for the ten members of the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference for the 2013-14 year, with 149 total points. The Cup is awarded […]

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Polgar Named Top Chess Trainer in the World

Polgar Named Top Chess Trainer in the World

| June 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

Susan Polgar was named the top chess trainer in the world by FIDE, the World Chess Federation, it was announced last week. Polgar, who is the chess coach at Webster University, was awarded the Furman Symeon medal, which is given annually to the best coach who works with both male and female players. Polgar is […]

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East Academic Building Named Facility of the Year

East Academic Building Named Facility of the Year

| June 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s East Academic Building (EAB) has been named “Facility of the Year” by the International Facility Manager’s Association (IFMA). A ceremony will be hosted by the St. Louis Chapter of the IFMA on June 18 at the Kemp Auto Museum. This is not the first major recognition for the building. Last year, it received […]

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Webster Launches Cybersecurity Program in St. Louis

Webster Launches Cybersecurity Program in St. Louis

| June 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Classes for Webster University’s MS in Cybersecurity program will begin in the Fall semester, with two graduate classes offered at the University’s Old Post Office location in the Fall 1 term. In addition, two one-credit seminars will be held in June and July. Webster’s Cybersecurity Program is offered through the George Herbert Walker School of […]

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Stroble Speaks on Empowering Women in Higher Ed at IAUP Triennial Assembly in Japan

Stroble Speaks on Empowering Women in Higher Ed at IAUP Triennial Assembly in Japan

| June 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

This past week Webster University President Beth Stroble was in Yokohama, Japan, for an event that happens once every three years: the International Association of University Presidents (IAUP) general assembly. Each triennial, which happens in a different part of the world every three years, focuses on a specific theme and provides its membership with an […]

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Metro UPass Program Extended into 3rd Year; Current Pass Good through Summer

Metro UPass Program Extended into 3rd Year; Current Pass Good through Summer

| June 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Students, faculty and staff who have used Webster University Metro UPass will be happy to know that the University will continue the program for a third year. As for those who have never used one … there’s no time like the present: The UPass is not just an academic year perk; passes for the current […]

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