Academic News

“Preparing for Summer and Fall Registration” March 1.

Advising Curriculum Program 'Preparing for Summer and Fall Registration' March 1

February 20, 2019

The Academic Advising Center will sponsor its program “Preparing for Summer and Fall Registration” on Friday, March 1, at 2 p.m. in room 137 of the East Academic Building or via WebEx. This program will give advisors new tools like the Course Sequence/Degree Plans and new insights on how to use the Degree Audit to answer, in particular, Global Citizenship Program questions.

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ARC Policies, Guidelines Channel Now Available in Connections

February 19, 2019

Academic Resource Center (ARC) policies and guidelines may now be found in a newly created ARC Policies and Guidelines channel, accessible to Webster employees on the Faculty and Staff tabs within Connections. Current policies and guidelines available include ADA Procurement Process, Flexible Assignment Deadline Guidelines, Occasional Absence Due to Medical Reason Guidelines, Webster ESA (Emotional Support Animal) Policy and Contract, Webster SA (Service Animal) Guidelines, and Webster General Housing Accommodations Guidelines.

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Summer Study Abroad Faculty Led Programs

February 13, 2019

Webster is offering seven fantastic short term faculty led programs in various locations for students this summer! There are options for both undergraduates and graduate students. Four of the seven courses are taught online so they will work well for students at any Webster Campus. The academic disciplines offered include Art; Art History; Criminology; International Studies; Legal Studies; Management; Religious Studies; and Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies. Programs range in length from one to five weeks.

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Webster University received a $124,000 grant to encourage more to become STEM Teachers in Missouri Schools

Webster Granted $124,000 to Encourage More to Become STEM Teachers in Missouri Schools

February 11, 2019

Webster University was awarded a $124,000 National Science Foundation Noyce Capacity-Building grant to encourage talented science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) majors to become math and science teachers in high-need Missouri K-12 schools, addressing a critical need in the state.

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The Walk EDGE Internship Fair attracted over 60 students.

Over 60 Students Attend Annual Walker EDGE Internship Fair

February 11, 2019

Webster University students in the George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology met face to face with recruiters seeking interns for the spring and summer at the annual Walker EDGE Internship Fair, co-hosted by the Walker School and Career Planning and Development Center. Over 60 students, faculty and staff attended the event.

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