News Articles

Search Committee Formed for Dean of Fine Arts

January 22, 2019

Webster University Provost, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Julian Schuster has announced the search committee for the position of dean of the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts. Committee members will assist in recruiting and evaluating a strong and diverse pool of academic leaders. The members of the committee were selected through a collaborative effort with faculty members in the College.

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Student Success Portal Spring Surveys launches Jan. 25

Student Success Portal Spring and Spring 1 Early Term Progress Survey launches Jan. 25

January 22, 2019

The Spring and Spring 1, 2019, Early Term Progress Survey will launch via the Student Success Portal on Friday, Jan. 25. This survey will be distributed to all Spring and Spring 1 U.S. on-ground and online courses and will be available for faculty to complete during a 10-day window that will close on Monday, Feb. 4.

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student leadership awards

Nominations Open for Individual, Organization Student Leadership Awards

January 18, 2019

Student Leadership Award nominations are currently being accepted through March 1 (Walker Award nominations are due Feb. 22). Please take a moment to nominate a deserving student or student organization for recognition of their accomplishments during the 2018-2019 academic year. Click through for more information on the awards, nomination criteria and nomination forms. All nominees and nominators will be invited to attend the 26th Annual Student Leadership Awards dinner on Friday, April 26.

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Hasmik Chakaryan

News Around Webster: Carter, Chakaryan, Falconer, Pollak

January 17, 2019

Jeffrey Carter is music director for Circus Harmony, with six January performances beginning this weekend at the City Museum. ... Hasmik Chakaryan's "Effective Ways to Approach Sexual Assault Response" was 2nd on the American Counseling Association's Top Articles of 2018. Jameca Woody Falconer was selected for the APA Leadership Institute for Women in Psychology... Johannes Pollak co-edited the book, "Creating Political Presence: The New Politics of Democratic Representation."

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Call for Judges for Gorlok Gala Forensic Tournament

January 17, 2019

Webster University’s Forensic and Debate Program is hosting their annual Gorlok Gala tournament the weekend of Jan. 25-27. The team is still in need of judges. No experience is necessary; actually, it is ideal to have a pool of objective critics in order to provide a more sound, competitive and educational experience for the competitors. If interested in judging, please contact Gina Jensen, director of forensics, at jensen@webster.edu.

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Aurelia

Aurelia Presents MMEA Preview Concert in Webster Groves

January 15, 2019

Aurelia, formerly known as the Webster University Women’s Chorus, presents a Hometown Preview Concert on Thursday, Jan. 17, at 7 p.m. at Webster Hills United Methodist Church in Webster Groves, before the Missouri Music Educators Association (MMEA) conference later this month. Aurelia’s repertoire celebrates a diverse array of pieces composed for treble voices, with a special emphasis on uplifting the work of living composers who are women. Admission is free.

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maxim

Student Artist Finds Inspiration and Opportunity in Athens

January 11, 2019

Maxim Heller, a senior Peace Studies student at Goucher College, a WINS affiliate in Baltimore, Maryland, decided to spend his last semester studying abroad at Webster Athens. There he was able to combine two passions in his life, volunteering and painting. He had no idea this experience would change his life in such a dramatic way.

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Degree plans students, advisors and prospective students plan a path to graduation.

Undergraduate Degree Plans: Resource for students, families, advisors

January 10, 2019

Webster University students and their families as well as advisors, Admissions representatives, and others have an important tool: Course sequence degree plans for undergraduate majors, which are now available in one place on the web. A subcommittee of the Retention and Graduation Committee worked during 2017-2018 with faculty in all five schools and colleges to assemble this resource for students and their advisors to help plan their path to graduation.

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News around Webster: Gregg, Schoellhammer, Liberati, De Giorgi

January 09, 2019

Ryan Gregg’s new book, “In City Views in the Habsburg and Medici Courts,” was published by Brill. ... Geneva visiting professor Adm. Giuseppe De Giorgi was profiled in UN Special. ... Vienna's Ralph Schoellhammer's editorial about what the U.S. withdrawal from Syria says about Europe is in the Jerusalem Post. .... Ryan Liberati’s "Counselor competence with male body image disturbance” was published in the Alabama Counseling Association Journal.

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24 Webster faculty members received grants for 20 projects.

2019 Faculty Research Grant Recipients Announced

January 07, 2019

The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce the 24 recipients and 20 projects of the 2019 Faculty Research Grants. The awards will fund faculty research and professional development activities which will advance academic excellence for the individual faculty members and for Webster University. Congratulations to the 2019 recipients!

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The ARC Ready to Help Students, Faculty, and Staff In Spring

January 07, 2019

The Academic Resource Center (ARC) offers support and a wide array of resources to students, faculty, and staff at Webster University throughout the global system. The challenge, however, is getting students to use the services. The ARC team, and Webster University, provides assistance in a variety of ways to help faculty and staff members take on these challenges in an effectively.

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