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Bestselling Author Michael Klare Discusses Energy Security at Webster Vienna

Bestselling Author Michael Klare Discusses Energy Security at Webster Vienna

| July 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster Vienna was recently host to a presentation by distinguished New York Times-bestseller author Michael Klare, “Climate, Geography, and Technology: the Changing Parameters of Energy Security.” Klare has written extensively about the changing nature of energy security. Originally, the term “energy security” referred to the protection of oil deliveries from supplier nations to consumer nations, […]

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Geneva Summer Class Learns Sustainability at ‘Nature’s Headquarters’

Geneva Summer Class Learns Sustainability at ‘Nature’s Headquarters’

| June 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

“Climate change, resources, risk mitigation: these are the issues our students will be confronting in their careers after Webster,” said Peter Carson, instructor at Webster University’s Geneva campus. He is teaching “Introduction to Sustainability Studies” this summer as part of a cluster of classes around the theme of sustainability that allows students to integrate what […]

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Sustainability Hosts E-Waste Recycling Event May 8

Sustainability Hosts E-Waste Recycling Event May 8

| April 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Help the environment and raise money for the Sustainability Project! Join your Webster University colleagues and friends for the next E-Waste Recycling Event and Fundraiser on Friday, May 8, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. in Lot O, the parking lot just east of the parking garage on the home campus. Bring your old electronics, computer towers, […]

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Dedication of Electric Vehicle Charging Station Rescheduled to May 22

Dedication of Electric Vehicle Charging Station Rescheduled to May 22

| April 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble invites faculty, staff and Webster community members to celebrate the arrival of the Electric Vehicle (EV) charging station in the Garden Park Plaza parking garage. The EV Charging Station Dedication Ceremony will be held Friday, May 22 at 1:30 p.m. in the lower level of the Garden Park […]

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5th Annual Sustainability Institute for Educators: ‘Empowering Young Citizens’ June 23-25

5th Annual Sustainability Institute for Educators: ‘Empowering Young Citizens’ June 23-25

| April 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

The 5th annual Sustainability Institute for Educators, “Empowering Young Citizens for Sustainable Communities,” will take place June 23-25 at Mary Institute and Country Day School of St Louis (MICDS). Madison County of Illinois Green Schools has provided funds for scholarships. Any school or organization sending three or more participants will only pay half the fee […]

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Faculty Present Current Events ‘Sustainability Success Stories’ Panel March 19

Faculty Present Current Events ‘Sustainability Success Stories’ Panel March 19

| March 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Sustainability Studies Committee invites the community for a panel of presentations and discussion highlighting current events with positive implications for the environment, economics and social equity. “Sustainability Success Stories: A Panel Presentation” will take place Thursday, March 19, 3-4:20 p.m. in the East Academic Building, Room 253/262. Topics include: “Corporate Social Responsibility Efforts that […]

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Webster University Receives Green Initiative, Centennial Awards from Chamber of Commerce

Webster University Receives Green Initiative, Centennial Awards from Chamber of Commerce

| February 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University was honored with two “Heart of the Community” awards by the Webster Groves/Shrewsbury/Rock Hill Area Chamber of Commerce at Friday’s annual awards banquet. The University received a Special Recognition Award for its centennial anniversary, as well as a Green Initiative Award for several sustainability initiatives that range from infrastructural investment to curriculum. The […]

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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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Sustainability Hosts E-Waste Recyling Event Jan. 16

Sustainability Hosts E-Waste Recyling Event Jan. 16

| January 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Help the environment and raise money for the Sustainability Project. Join your Webster colleagues and friends for the E-Waste Recycling Event and Fundraiser on Friday, Jan. 16, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. in Lot O, the parking lot just east of the parking garage on the home campus. Bring your old electronics, computer towers, keyboards, cables and […]

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University Bookstore Launches Sustainable, Charitable ‘Give Back at Buy Back’ Program

University Bookstore Launches Sustainable, Charitable ‘Give Back at Buy Back’ Program

| December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University Bookstore announces its Give Back at Buy Back program, which captures books that do not have a buy back value and uses them to help fund and donate to literacy initiatives. This innovative initiative aligns with and supports Webster University broader sustainability efforts and promotes literacy through education. Webster University Bookstore’s partner, Better […]

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