Academic News


Snapshots: Biological sciences social distancing grad event

May 28, 2020

Like all students at the home campus and other global and extended campuses, Biological Sciences students completed the Spring 2 semester virtually. Wanting to do something special for their graduates, faculty in the Biological Sciences Department held an informal graduation celebration outside of Browning Hall on Saturday, May 23.

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Political Science Student Sam Wobbe Receives 2020 Julia Walsh Award

May 26, 2020

The faculty of History, Politics, and International Relations congratulate political science student Sam Wobbe for winning the 2020 Julia Walsh Award, an annual recognition of the best student paper in the fields of history, politics, and international relations. Wobbe’s paper, “From Bismarck, to Wilhelm, to Hitler: Germany’s Legacy of Imperialism,” explored the roots of Nazism.

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Seven Communications Students Win St. Louis Press Club Scholarships

May 20, 2020

The St. Louis Press Club with the St. Louis Journalism Foundation has awarded scholarships totaling $20,500 to the region’s outstanding communication students. Seven of these 15 scholarships were awarded to Webster University School of Communications students. These scholarship winners come from all over the St. Louis region, and this year an international student from Vietnam was among Webster's scholarship winners.

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