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10 New Graduate Certificate Programs Reflect Changes in Society, Careers

10 New Graduate Certificate Programs Reflect Changes in Society, Careers

| February 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

Webster University is launching 10 new certificate programs for adults with college degrees who seek additional training to advance in their careers. The new programs reflect recent changes in society, from technological advancements to shifting demographics in many communities. The certificates are designed to be stand-alone or a stepping-stone to an advanced degree. They are […]

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Webster Thailand Students Go Behind the Scenes at International Manufacturer

Webster Thailand Students Go Behind the Scenes at International Manufacturer

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

To get a deeper look inside the world of international manufacturing, graduate students at Webster University Thailand recently went straight to the belly. Jelly Belly Candy Company, that is. Faculty member Tim Malloy arranged the visit with gracious Jelly Belly executives as part of the operations management class in the Webster University MBA program offered […]

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Vienna’s Webster’s Got Talent Winners ‘Waltz’ to 2015 Finals

Vienna’s Webster’s Got Talent Winners ‘Waltz’ to 2015 Finals

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Vienna’s B72 nightclub was the site for competitors in the Webster University Vienna campus edition of Webster’s Got Talent 2015 on Feb. 19, where the two winners danced their way to the finals. Hungarian dancer Kristof McFerren and Beninese dancer Fleur Audrey Kodjo will go on to represent the Vienna campus in the final Webster’s Got Talent […]

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Five Inducted Into Webster Athletics Hall of Fame

Five Inducted Into Webster Athletics Hall of Fame

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

The five newest members of the Webster University Athletics Hall of Fame formally took their places in an induction ceremony on Feb. 21. Jerry Amsler and Kevin Fann (men’s soccer), Alex Raetzloff (baseball), Dana Vahey (soccer, softball, basketball) and Melissa Zwilling (volleyball) were voted to the class of 2015, bringing the total of members in the […]

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Webster Hosts Tymberly Canale, Linas Phillips for Spring Choreography Residency

Webster Hosts Tymberly Canale, Linas Phillips for Spring Choreography Residency

| February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University hosted New York-based choreographer and Webster alumna Tymberly Canale, and Los Angeles actor-writer-director Linas Phillips, for a weeklong residency Wednesday Feb. 11-18, with their piece to be performed in April by students in the Department of Dance of Webster University’s Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts. Canale and Phillips delivered an audition and […]

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Will Carpenter on the Role of Chemical Industry in Chemical Weapons Treaty

Will Carpenter on the Role of Chemical Industry in Chemical Weapons Treaty

| February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University donor and Global Leadership Academy advisory board member will sign copies of his book after his upcoming lecture, “The Significant Role Played by the Chemical Industry in the Realization of the Chemical Weapons Treaty,” Tuesday, March 3, at the St. Louis Science Center. The Webster University community is invited to this event. Please […]

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Expanded Geneva Summer Clusters Offer Study Abroad, Learning Community Opportunities for Students

Expanded Geneva Summer Clusters Offer Study Abroad, Learning Community Opportunities for Students

| February 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Following the success of the cluster of three courses Webster University Geneva offered students last summer on the subject of Sustainability, this year the Geneva campus will expand its offer of special clusters. These clusters of three courses each are open to all undergraduate students in the Webster University network. Ron Daniel, Webster Geneva academic […]

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Confucius Institute at Webster University Named Institute of the Year

Confucius Institute at Webster University Named Institute of the Year

| February 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Confucius Institute at Webster University was named “2014 Confucius Institute of the Year” by HANBAN, a branch of the Chinese Ministry of Education. This is the second time the institute has received the prestigious honor, having previously been named “Confucius Institute of the Year” in 2012. The Institute offers a wide range of outreach […]

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Actress Jenifer Lewis ’79 Named Webster University Commencement Speaker

Actress Jenifer Lewis ’79 Named Webster University Commencement Speaker

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Jenifer Lewis ’79, the St. Louis-born actress, singer, community activist and Webster University alumna (BA Theatre Arts, ’79), is adding “commencement speaker” to her repertoire. Lewis will address an estimated 12,000 Webster graduates and guests at the University’s 96th annual commencement ceremonies May 9 at St. Louis’ historic The Muny at Forest Park outdoor amphitheater. […]

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Gorlok Gala Debate Tournament Sees Largest Turnout in 17-Year History

Gorlok Gala Debate Tournament Sees Largest Turnout in 17-Year History

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Forensic and Debate program held the annual Gorlok Gala Forensics Tournament, an annual comprehensive tournament offering multiple forms of debate, performance and speaking events over the weekend of Jan. 23. Friday and Saturday were full days of competition on the Webster campus before Sunday’s award ceremony at the Sheraton Westport Plaza hotel. This […]

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