News Articles


Hoop, There It Is: Grand opening of the multipurpose court in Thailand

September 18, 2019

Together, members the Webster Thailand Bangkok and Cha-am campus communities celebrated the Grand Opening of the Multipurpose Court at the Cha-am campus on Sept. 4. The event started off on a lively note that reflected the splendor of the court. The Thailand Student Government Association (SGA) proposed building a multipurpose area two years ago, with the goal to create a space that would allow students from both campuses to host many unique and exciting events for fellow students.

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Student Life Hall of Fame Nominations Due Oct. 18

September 17, 2019

Nominations for the Student Life Hall of Fame for this year are now available. All nominations must be submitted by Oct. 18. The Student Life Hall of Fame recognizes those individuals who demonstrated an outstanding commitment to improving student life at Webster University through campus, or community, involvement and/or participation in organized campus activities.

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Academic Resource Center Offers Tutoring Aid for Students

September 17, 2019

With the Fall semester underway, students may need additional subject-matter assistance. The Academic Resource Center (ARC) will offer a Tutoring Program that provides tutoring assistance to current Webster University students either through peer tutoring or through access to professional, online tutoring by NetTutor. Both resources are offered free of charge and can help students achieve greater confidence, independence, and success as learners.

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Confucius Institute Hosts Exhibit, Demonstration with Chinese Artist Dengbai Yuejin

September 16, 2019

From Sept. 6-9, the Confucius Institute at Webster University partnered with the St. Louis County Library Mid-County Branch to exhibit the work of Chinese artist Dengbai Yuejin. Opening day of the exhibit Yuejin showed his process with a live demonstration and an opportunity for audience members to try their hand at Chinese ink-brush painting.

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FDC and OIE Staff, Service Updates

September 16, 2019

The Office of Academic Affairs is pleased to announce staff changes in the Faculty Development Center (FDC) and the Office of Institutional Effectiveness (OIE). Marissa Cope, assessment and accreditation analyst, has moved to the FDC. Allison Scheuler joins the OIE in her new role as analyst, continuing her work with the IRB and the Academic Program Review Committee while taking on additional OIE responsibilities. Additionally, the FDC will establish a learning inquiry lab, which will be used to help faculty and academic partners.

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News Around Webster: Andrews, Butler, Cosic

September 13, 2019

Webster Thailand's Tim Andrews received the "Best Reviewer" award for the International Management Division at this year’s Academy of Management conference in Boston. ... Kansas City's Cass Butler has been selected for the 2020 class of The Emerging Leaders | Institute for Advancing Women, Kansas City’s premier women’s leadership development program. ... Zlatko Cosic will have two more films screening at festivals this month, two in Milwaukee and one in Wrocław, Poland.

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Recruiters On Campus: Wells Fargo Advisors

September 13, 2019

At the beginning of the academic year, many students are adjusting to their class schedules and looking for on and off-campus jobs that will help support themselves and contribute to their college education. The Career Planning and Development Center offers the Recruiters on Campus program to assist students in identifying the right now job that will do just that. On Sept. 12, the Career Planning and Development Center welcomed, Recruiting Consultant, Michelle Adams, from Wells Fargo Advisors. Adams came on campus to share information about the Wells Fargo Advisors Practicum Program.

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Chinese artist Dengbai Yuejin

Confucius Institute Hosts Academic Conference, Art Exhibit

September 13, 2019

The Confucius Institute at Webster University (WUCI) hosted an academic conference in the East Academic Building entitled “Embracing the World: China’s Transformation in the New Era, 1979-2019” on Sept. 4. Scholars and experts from Webster University as well as universities from both the U.S. and China came together for a day of multidisciplinary academic exchange on issues pertaining to China. On the same day, the Confucius Institute held an art exhibition in the Edward Jones commons featuring the works of noted Chinese artist Dengbai Yuejin.

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Webster Admissions Hosts Regional South Central Collaborative College Fair, Sept. 17

September 12, 2019

Webster University Undergraduate Admissions office will play host to the Regional South Central Collaborative College Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 17, in the University Center. This is an opportunity to bring students from school districts such as Affton, Brentwood, Hancock, Bayless, Maplewood-Richmond Heights and Nerinx Hall on to our campus to explore offerings of 86 local, state and national universities, all in one location.

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Save The Date: Faculty Networking Event and Resource Fair, Sept. 20

September 12, 2019

All faculty are invited to attend the Faculty Networking Event and Resource Fair on Friday, Sept. 20 for an afternoon of learning and socializing. The event will be held from 4-5:30 p.m. in the East Academic Building, Edward Jones Commons. Join your colleagues for a quick beer or glass of wine, or stay for the entire event.

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Faculty Roundtable on International Research, Sept. 25

September 11, 2019

Do you conduct research involving human subjects outside of the United States? Do you supervise student research at Webster campuses in Europe, Asia or Africa? If yes, you should take part in an upcoming roundtable on Best Practices for Conducting Research in Global Contexts with Cindy Brantmeier, professor and director of Applied Linguistics at Washington University.

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Julie Smith discussed how parents can coach their children on safe social media habits.

In the News: Parenting social media, student mobility, chess grandmaster

September 11, 2019

Julie Smith discussed tips for parents guiding children on safe social media during a feature on NBC affiliate KSDK, filmed in Webster's Sverdrup Complex. ... President Beth Stroble is mentioned in a University World News, "Urgent action needed to sustain global student mobility." ... Incoming student and chess team grandmaster Aleksandr Lenderman was profiled in World Magazine.

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Vienna Series Hosts Political Scientists, Historians, Sociologists, Philosophers

September 10, 2019

Webster Vienna this fall is hosting a series of lectures and workshops with leading political scientists, historians, sociologists, and natural philosophers. Among them are top Norwegian political scientist and social anthropologist Iver B. Neumann, returning to Webster Vienna, and Asian Studies expert David Shambaugh as the Elizabeth Chopin Visiting Professor.

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