Tag: Mathematics

Snapshot: Webster Hosts 12th Annual High School Programming Challenge

Snapshot: Webster Hosts 12th Annual High School Programming Challenge

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Mathematics and Computer Science Department in the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology  hosted the 12th annual High School Programming Challenge at the Webster Groves campus Saturday, April 4. Faculty members Brenda Boyce and Xiaoyuan Suo organized the event and said its success already has participants looking forward to next year. This […]

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Webster Vienna Hosts Math Competition with Teens from 42 International Schools

Webster Vienna Hosts Math Competition with Teens from 42 International Schools

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Vienna campus was host to an international mathematics competition for students age 14-16 during the weekend of March 13-15. The competition was organized by the International Schools Math Teachers Foundation (ISMTF), which holds three such competitions for different age groups per year. The founder of ISMTF is Webster Vienna professor and math program […]

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Snapshots: Biology, Math/Computer Science, Audio represent Webster at local STEM Extravaganza

Snapshots: Biology, Math/Computer Science, Audio represent Webster at local STEM Extravaganza

| January 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

Webster University was well represented at the 2015 STEM Extravaganza at Hazelwood Central High School last weekend by representatives from the departments of Audio Production Audio Aesthetics & Technology (led by department chair Barry Hufker), Math and Computer Science (John Aleshunas) and Biological Sciences (Victoria Brown-Kennerly and Stephanie Schroeder). The event drew approximately 1,000 K-12 […]

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Gorloks Finish First in Association for Computing Machinery Programming Contest

Gorloks Finish First in Association for Computing Machinery Programming Contest

| November 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Nov. 1, students from across the region participated in the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) programming contest at the Walker School of Business & Technology at Webster University. As one of the biggest and most influential programming contests internationally, the contest pits teams of three university students against nine complex, real-world problems, with a grueling five-hour […]

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High School Students Test their Math Skills at Webster

High School Students Test their Math Skills at Webster

| February 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Feb. 19, the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology welcomed more than 50 high school students and their teachers and parents to Webster University for the American Mathematics Competition (AMC 10/12). Organized by associate professor for Math, Larry Granda, the AMC 10/12 are 75-minute exams. “This contest challenges students mathematically as they […]

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Classroom Production House: Video students produce for clients on and off campus

| February 14, 2013 | 1 Comment

Once students graduate into the working world, class projects are replaced by client meetings. But for some students at Webster University, client meetings are already part of class. The School of Communications course, “Pro-Seminar in Video Production,” demands a work load, from client meetings to final projects, that mimics that of a professional video production […]

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