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Reunion Weekend will be held Sept. 28-29, 2018.

2018 Reunion Weekend Schedule and Registration

September 20, 2018

Webster University will welcome back alumni at Reunion Weekend, Sept. 28-29, for a number of activities for alumni, parents, students, family and friends. Highlights include Sverdrup Hall Open House, Gorlok Brunch, and Lightning Talks. The 2018 Reunion Weekend will celebrate all Webster graduates, especially the Honor Classes: 2013, 2008, 1998, 1993, 1968, 1963, and 1958.

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Worldwide Access to Faculty Credentials

September 20, 2018

Building on Webster University’s success documenting faculty credentials for HLC, the Office of Academic Affairs is pleased to announce the launch of a new SharePoint site “Faculty Credentials.” This site houses all faculty credentials worldwide including transcripts, CVs, tested experience, and course approvals collected for HLC Accreditation and beyond.

tags: academics, employee news, faculty, global, webster today, office of academic affairs, higher learning commission, sharepoint

Webster Film Series Presents, "Seeing is Believing: Women Direct"

September 20, 2018

Webster Film Series will host a screening of "Seeing is Believing: Women Direct" directed by Cady McClain on Sept. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Winfred Moore Auditorium. Seeing Is Believing: Women Direct is a documentary film which emphasizes the opportunity for women to use their voice through media to change the social and political landscape and achieve full equality. There will be a Skype Q&A with McClain directly following the screening.

tags: school of communications, webster life, webster today, webster film series

International Review Board policies and procedures

Changes Coming to Webster's IRB Policies and Procedures

September 19, 2018

The Institutional Review Board (IRB) at Webster University reviews all research proposals involving human subjects to ensure the protection of research participants. All researchers submitting an IRB application need to complete a required training program for ethical research with human subjects and submit proof of completion with their applications.

tags: academics, faculty, webster today, international review board, research

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MOACAC College Fair at Webster Welcomes Nearly 500 High School Juniors

September 19, 2018

The Office of Admission, in partnership with Affton High School and the Missouri Association for College Admission Counseling (MOACAC) again hosted the annual South Central Regional College Fair on Webster’s campus on Sept. 18. This event was expanded from a local to a regional college fair this year, heightening the turnout of both representatives from institutes of higher education and prospective students from the area.

tags: academics, webster life, webster today, admissions, students, enrollment

Webster University volleyball team's 10th annual Dig Pink match

Webster Volleyball to Host Fontbonne for Annual Dig Pink Match on Oct. 3

September 19, 2018

The Webster University volleyball team will host its 10th annual Dig Pink match on Oct. 3 in support of the Sideout Foundation, which raises money and awareness of breast cancer. There will be 50/50 raffles, games and a silent auction for the fans to participate in and the fans are encouraged to wear pink to the match. The Gorloks will welcome its Big Bend Avenue rivals Fontbonne University for a SLIAC match inside Grant Gymnasium at 7 p.m.

tags: webster life, webster today, athletics, community engagement

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New P-Card Fraud Trend Identified

September 18, 2018

Commerce has notified Webster University that a new Fraud trend has been identified. Currently, there has been no indication that this has impacted any Webster users; however, cardholders should be aware of the situation if it were to arise. Commerce client's emails are being hacked by a fraudster who posing as the President or CEO of the company and is instructing cardholders to purchase gift cards.

tags: announcement, employee news, faculty, webster today, fraud

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Campus Closures, Reopenings in Carolinas Following Hurricane Florence

September 18, 2018

Following the impact of Hurricane Florence over the weekend, several campuses in North Carolina and South Carolina have reopened, while a few others remain closed as part of safety precautions. Full details are posted on individual campus web pages. Click through for a list of scheduled reopenings and closures (both on-ground classes and WebNet+ classes hosted from these locations) as of noon today.

tags: academics, employee news, extended campus, webster life, webster today, public safety, academic affairs

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2018 Wellness Fair 'Invest in Your Wellness' Wrap-Up

September 18, 2018

The 2018 Webster Wellness Fair saw interest from many students and staff with 100 pre-registering for the fair and many others who were walk-ins. “Invest in Your Wellness” was the theme of the fair. It took place Sept. 10-14 in the Sunnen Lounge. Multiple students and staff are the winners of a $15 wellness item of their choice from Amazon.com: Ekya McDowell (student), Heather Arora (staff), Maureen Weil (staff), Jody Paterson (staff), Vy Nguyen (student).

tags: webster life, webster today, students, staff, human resources, wellness, wellness fair, employees

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Deadline Extended for Fall, Fall 1 Starfish Early Term Progress Survey

September 14, 2018

Deadline extended for current Starfish Early Term Progress Survey. Due to recent access issues to the Student Success Portal, powered by Starfish, the Early Term Progress Survey – Fall and Fall 1, 2018, which was set to expire at 11 p.m. CST on Monday, Sept. 17, has been extended to 11 p.m. CST on Friday, Sept. 21.

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