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Director of Undergraduate/Graduate Admissions Candidate Sessions

July 21, 2017

The Office of Admission will host candidate interviews for the position of Director of Undergraduate & Graduate Admissions at the home campus on July 26 and July 28. This position serves a critical leadership and strategic role in the recruitment of new students to the home campus. All faculty and staff are invited to attend open forum sessions to meet these candidates and learn their potential qualifications for the role.

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Attendance is free.

Webster Hosts Missouri Self-Directed Supports Conference

July 20, 2017

The Missouri Self-Directed Supports Conference will be held at Webster University in the East Academic Building on Aug. 4-5, with a variety of sessions discussing the use of self-directed supports for adults with autism or other developmental disabilities living in the community. Anyone who receives or anticipates receiving services through a Medicaid waiver to assist with caring for themselves or a person with special needs is welcome to attend this no-cost conference

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Gladys Smith Farewell Reception July 26

July 20, 2017

Gladys Smith, assistant director of counseling and life development, will be leaving Webster on July 26, after nearly 16 years of service. In addition to providing counseling services students, Smith has served as the Sexual Offense Advocate throughout her tenure, assisting many students. A farewell reception will be held Wednesday, July 26, from 3-4:30 p.m. in the University Center Sunnen Lounge.

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EDUCAUSE Resources Available to All Webster Faculty and Staff

July 19, 2017

Webster University has maintained an EDUCAUSE institutional membership for well over a decade. Recently, EDUCAUSE changed its membership structure so that all faculty and staff of a participating institution can create a profile and have access to research publications, professional development opportunities, and collaboration activities. Read more to set up a personal profile and learn how these resources can help you.

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Browning Hall is nearly complete, but the building is officially off limits until an occupation permit is issued.

Safety Reminder - Browning Hall Off Limits to All but Authorized Personnel

July 19, 2017

Browning Hall, the Interdisciplinary Science Building, is nearly completed, but construction crews are still on site installing major components of the building and completing punch list work. Because it is still officially under construction, the building and the area inside the fenced-off construction zone are off-limits to all but authorized personnel.

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Composing on the shores of Lake Clark, Alaska

Webster Music Professor Selected Artist in Residence on Lake Clark, Alaska

July 18, 2017

David Werfelmann, assistant professor in the Department of Music, was artist in residence at the Chulitna Lodge Wilderness Retreat in Alaska this summer. Werfelmann was among 15 artists selected for a residency at Chulitna from over 200 applicants through a juried selection process. It's the second consecutive summer he has gone "off the grid" for creative pursuits, this time collecting and setting texts for a new choral work to be premiered by the Webster University Chamber Singers.

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Reaching compliance with GDPR will involve the entire global network.

Webster Prepares for EU's General Data Protection Regulation

July 17, 2017

Webster University is in the process of reviewing and updating its business processes to comply with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The law is a sweeping new regulation addressing the handling of personal data and documentation of such processes. Though work is already underway, reaching compliance will be a major project affecting all units throughout the University's global network.

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This is the sixth year the TAP program has been institutionally funded.

Webster Welcomes Students in Summer TAP Program

July 13, 2017

The Academic Resource Center and academic partners throughout campus are gearing up for the Summer TAP (Transitions and Academic Prep) program to be held July 19-28, 2017. TAP is a free residential program for conditionally admitted Transitions students who are new to Webster. During the 10-day program, TAP students live on campus, take a two-credit college course, and participate in campus workshops and activities, including the faculty "lunch and learn," to help them transition to university life.

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Contact the FDC to register.

Focus on Teaching and Technology Conference Registration

July 13, 2017

The Faculty Development Center (FDC) announces the opportunity for St. Louis-based Webster full- and part-time faculty to participate in regional teaching conferences with registration fees covered by the FDC, a $100-$300 benefit to Webster faculty members. A major fall 2017 opportunity is the annual Focus on Teaching and Technology conference held at UMSL Sept. 28-29.

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Most buildings on the Webster Groves Home Campus will lose power for most the day on July 29.

Power Outage Scheduled for Home Campus on Sat. July 29

July 12, 2017

An Ameren planned power outage is scheduled for the Webster Groves home campus on Saturday, July 29. Most buildings on campus will start to lose power as early as 2 a.m. that morning. Power is not anticipated to be restored until later Saturday afternoon.

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The Thailand campuses were recently host to Global Leadership Academy, a worldwide leadership development program for faculty and staff.

Search Committee Formed for Director of Thailand

July 08, 2017

A search committee has been formed for the position of director of Webster University Thailand. The director serves as the Webster University Thailand’s senior executive officer, carries final and overall legal responsibility for the management of its operations, and is supported by the academic director, and members of the Webster University Thailand staff and faculty.

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