Tag: STEMM

Sibling Brains: STEAM Workshop with Webster Groves blends art, science approaches to problem-solving

Sibling Brains: STEAM Workshop with Webster Groves blends art, science approaches to problem-solving

| May 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University and the Webster Groves School District are again partnering for a fascinating two-day workshop that brings left and right brain together, immersing St. Louis area teachers, professors and advanced students in hands-on problem solving exercises based on Next Generation Education Standards. Held June 2-3 at Webster Groves High School, STEAM 2015 will blend […]

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Cyberspace Research Institute Launched with Four Cyber Labs

Cyberspace Research Institute Launched with Four Cyber Labs

| May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University is broadening its spectrum of research and resources for global security professionals. The newly created Webster University Cyberspace Research Institute (CRI) offers digital laboratories for Institute members, students and faculty to explore the most current cyberspace and security issues and threats. The Webster University CRI will combat disruptive technologies and create collaborative research. […]

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In the News: Stroble op-ed in Business Journal on looking beyond college lists

In the News: Stroble op-ed in Business Journal on looking beyond college lists

| April 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

The media and industry obsession with lists can mislead parents and prospective students to think only the most selective or list-making universities provide a high-quality education that ensures future success. That’s the topic of Webster University President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble‘s column on the op-ed page of the April 17-23 St. Louis Business Journal. “As […]

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Webster Nursing Program Receives $100k Grant from Hearst Foundations

Webster Nursing Program Receives $100k Grant from Hearst Foundations

| April 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

The William Randolph Hearst Foundations’ Health Funding Priority awarded a grant of $100,000 to Webster University’s nursing program. The funds will aid in hiring two faculty members who will teach full-time while pursuing a DNP (Doctor of Nursing Practice) or PhD in nursing. Hearst Foundations funding will provide tuition reimbursement and additional funds toward degree […]

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City, University Pave Way for Interdisciplinary Science Building in Webster Groves

City, University Pave Way for Interdisciplinary Science Building in Webster Groves

| March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University and the City of Webster Groves reached an agreement this month on the City’s construction and Webster University’s cost of a left turn lane for southbound Edgar Road at Garden Avenue. The left turn lane is a City of Webster Groves condition in order for the University to expand its parking garage and […]

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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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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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Webster University Partners with Mexico’s CETYS University

| April 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University has entered into a partnership with Mexicali, Mexico-based CETYS University that will allow both institutions to develop a close long-term working relationship and to pursue initiatives of mutual interest, including teaching and research in the areas of engineering, humanities, communications, education, psychology and business. Cooperation between Webster and CETYS could take various forms, […]

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Webster Community Invited to Working Groups’ Check-In on April 10

| April 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

On April 10, the seven Working Groups established last fall will share summaries of their preliminary findings and areas of recommendation with the Webster University community. This is a reminder to please mark your calendar for: Working Groups Check-in Wednesday, April 10, 2013 Grant Gymasium 3 – 4:15 p.m. Central Time At that time, the […]

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Working Groups Update: Research and Information-Gathering Continues, ‘Check-In’ April 10

| March 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

The seven Working Groups established by President Beth Stroble and Provost and Senior Vice President Julian Schuster in Fall of 2012 have made great strides in the past few months as they gather information on areas of critical interest to Webster and begin to develop recommendations in each of those areas. The Working Groups, each […]

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