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Webster Offers Florence, Italy Study Abroad in Partnership with Kent State

Webster Offers Florence, Italy Study Abroad in Partnership with Kent State

| January 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Office of Study Abroad announced a new partnership with Kent State University that adds Florence, Italy, as a study abroad site for Webster students. Webster students will be able to attend this Florence location under the same conditions as a Webster campus. Webster entered into this agreement to expand its study abroad programs […]

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$1 Million Donation Creates Endowed Professorship in Biological Sciences

$1 Million Donation Creates Endowed Professorship in Biological Sciences

| January 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

Larry and Jinny Browning have donated $1 million to Webster University to establish the Laurance L. Browning, Jr. Endowed Professorship in Biological Sciences in the College of Arts & Sciences. The person hired for that new position will be tasked with elevating the study of biology in the community. “This gift is an important step […]

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Education Faculty Member Awarded Fulbright for Uruguay ESL Project in 2016

Education Faculty Member Awarded Fulbright for Uruguay ESL Project in 2016

| January 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University faculty member DJ Kaiser has been awarded a Fulbright grant for a project in Uruguay in 2016. Kaiser, assistant professor and coordinator of Teaching English as a Second Language in the School of Education, will assist the Ceibal en Inglés (Ceibal English project), a program delivered by the British Council that forms part of […]

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Webster China Snapshots: Graduations in Chengdu, Shanghai; Joint Alumni Chapter Launched

Webster China Snapshots: Graduations in Chengdu, Shanghai; Joint Alumni Chapter Launched

| January 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Separated by 1000 miles in mainland China, Webster University China MBA students in Shanghai and Chengdu recently celebrated graduation day on the same weekend. Julian Schuster, Webster’s provost, senior vice president and chief operating officer, officiated at both graduations flanked by two different teams of Chinese administrators and professors as new graduates friends and family […]

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Webster Online Programs Among Top-Ranked in the Country

Webster Online Programs Among Top-Ranked in the Country

| January 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

U.S. News & World Report named three of Webster University’s online programs as among the best in the country in its 2015 Best Online Programs Rankings. The rankings were released today and will be published as part of its “Best Graduate Schools 2016” and “Best Colleges 2016” guidebooks later this year. Webster University was listed […]

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Webster University Named to President’s Honor Roll for Community Service

Webster University Named to President’s Honor Roll for Community Service

| January 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University was named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll in December. The annual list names universities and colleges in the United States that demonstrate a commitment to civic engagement. Webster University was listed in the Honor Roll with Distinction in the General Community Service category for its Federal Work-Study Community Service […]

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Webster Chess Dominates Pan-Am for 3rd Straight Title, Earns Top Seed at ‘Final Four’

Webster Chess Dominates Pan-Am for 3rd Straight Title, Earns Top Seed at ‘Final Four’

| January 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s chess team took the top spot at the annual Pan-American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championship, held the last week of December 2014 in South Padre Island, Texas. This automatically qualifies Webster for the Final Four College Chess Championship, also known as the President’s Cup. This is the third year that Webster’s team has won […]

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Kiplinger’s Ranks Webster as a ‘Best Value’ In the United States

Kiplinger’s Ranks Webster as a ‘Best Value’ In the United States

| December 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has named Webster University as one of the 100 “Best Value” private colleges in the United States, also ranking among the top 300 among all colleges and universities. “Webster University takes seriously the need to assure access for Webster students, many of whom are the first in their family to attend college. […]

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Home for the Holidays: Student takes MyWebsterU home to Sri Lanka

Home for the Holidays: Student takes MyWebsterU home to Sri Lanka

| December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

“There’s no place like home for the holidays,” and that’s where many Webster University students are headed now that the fall term has come to an end. One of them, Suhani Fernando, will take us on a tour of her home country of Sri Lanka as she reunites with family and friends. This week Fernando […]

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[Video] A Look Back at 2014

[Video] A Look Back at 2014

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

With the fall term and 2014 coming to an end, here is a quick look back at some of the year’s beautiful smiles, inspiring speakers and unforgettable moments that characterize Webster University. You can share the video through this link on YouTube or via this post on Facebook.

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