News Articles


Alumni Digital Publication Glimpse Presents Winter 2018 Issue

March 09, 2018

The Office of Advancement's Winter 2018 issue of “Glimpse,” the digital publication for Webster University alumni worldwide. With stories from the Netherlands to St. Louis, and Washington, D.C. to New York City, “Glimpse” provides a snapshot of Webster’s alumni, faculty, staff and students doing the extraordinary.

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Oreste Foppiani

News Around Webster: Hong, Foppiani, Kaiser, Ervin

March 05, 2018

Oreste Foppiani was appointed political advisor to an EU body fighting human trafficking and smuggling. ... Katie Ervin is the first female elected as an officer of the Command and General Staff College Foundation board. ... Celine Hong is presenting a paper on social media at this month's International Public Relations Research Conference. ... DJ Kaiser had two papers recently published in international journals, on his research in South America and on a pronunciation mobile app.

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Students are encouraged to share photos of where they're using the library, anywhere around the world.

Introducing the 'Library Anywhere' Photo Contest

February 28, 2018

To raise awareness of the accessibility of its services around the world, the library is excited to announce the Library Anywhere Photo Contest. For the month of March, students are encouraged to post images on social media that will tell their stories. Because so many library resources are available online, the “library” might be a Viennese café, military barracks, or kitchen table strewn with crayons. Share using the hashtag #websterulibanywhere.

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Look for these seven Gorloks in Webster Groves this spring.

WSA Awards 7 Extended Campus Travel Scholarships

February 23, 2018

Webster Staff Alliance (WSA) has announced the Webster Staff Alliance Scholarship Award Recipients for 2018. The award is designed to bring domestic extended site staff members to the home campus in Webster Groves, to participate in either the Embracing Diversity and Inclusion: Elevating the Conversation (Feb. 28-March 1) or WSA Professional Development Day (March 14). Be sure to say hello if you see them around the halls at main campus.

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Follow these steps in your unit to ensure compliance with GDPR.

Steps You Should Take for GDPR Compliance

February 23, 2018

Do you collect, store or transmit any personal data in your role with Webster? Faculty, staff and students at all Webster University campuses should be aware of how GDPR affects business processes and the handling of personal data. Review these steps to compliance provided by the GDPR task force. Discuss them with your colleagues and supervisors. Make sure you are prepared for the compliance deadline of May 25.

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The 2017 cohort upon program completion

GLA Honored as Outstanding Internal Collaboration, Knowledge Sharing Global Program

February 12, 2018

Webster University’s Global Leadership Academy received two awards at the 38th annual LEAD Awards, which recognize organizations’ outstanding leadership training and development programs. Among corporate, educational and public entries, Webster's leadership development program was the top university in the categories of Best Social Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing and Best Global/International Program.

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Jenifer Lewis '79 at 2015 commencement

In the News: Lewis '79 feature, Gateway students on the beat, Hayes and Norman on KDHX

February 09, 2018

Jenifer Lewis '79 was profiled in a Washington Post feature that was picked up by other U.S. outlets. ... Adjunct faculty members Bernie Hayes and Rosalind Norman were part of KDHX’s live panel discussion of "Race and the Blues" as part of the station's "Black History Month series. Video is available on Facebook ... Two students at the Gateway were featured by local media for their role as police officers working the Cherokee beat as part of a community policing effort.

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Faculty and staff from across disciplines will present or speak during roundtables and poster sessions on the opening day of the Teaching Festival.

Teaching Festival Preview: Global Learning, WebNet+, Inclusive Teaching and more

February 09, 2018

Before Monday's poster session and Academic Resource Center open house, faculty, staff and students are invited to participate in the first sessions of the 2018 Teaching Festival, including presentations and discussions on global learning, teaching in the WebNet+ format and inclusive teaching. The session on global online curricula will be available via WebEx.

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Recent Reports about the U.S. Higher Ed Landscape

February 07, 2018

As discussed at Spring Convocation and in the Jan. 26 message from the president and provost, U.S. higher education faces significant challenges on several fronts. In addition to the steering committee of administrators, faculty, and staff formed last month to discuss ways to create a more sustainable academic and business model, we invite everyone in our community to familiarize themselves with the underlying trends and issues by reviewing these recent articles and reports on the state of higher education.

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Nominate a staff member by March 1

Nominations Sought: Recognize outstanding staff through the Spring 2018 Gorlok Great Award

February 06, 2018

Created by Webster Staff Alliance, the Gorlok Greats Award recognizes staff members whose achievements, whether an individual act or sustained effort of exemplary service, relate to Webster University strategies and support the University’s values and mission. Nominations for Spring 2018 are being accepted through March 1.

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Lisa Brunette

News Around Webster: Hellinger's Fulbright, Brunette's 'Love Story,' Wilkinson and Marshall Keynotes

February 05, 2018

Daniel Hellinger has received a Fulbright Award and will teach and deliver public lectures at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid in spring 2019. ... Lisa Brunette's latest game project was a new challenge: A Love Story, in 27 Characters or Less. She incorporated the concept in her game design course this term. ... Webster Lakeland, Florida, adjunct faculty members Berney Wilkinson and Richard Marshall will be keynote speakers at the International Conference on Psychology, Counseling, and Education in the Philippines.

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Go Red For Women

Go Red For Women, Raise Awareness For Heart Disease Feb. 2

January 26, 2018

For the past several years, Webster University has actively participated in the American Heart Association’s National Wear Red Day campaign, Go Red for Women. This year’s goal is to raise $1,000 and increase awareness in the fight against heart disease in women. By wearing red on Feb. 2 and making a donation of any amount, you can be part of raising awareness of what the American Heart Association (AHA) calls “the silent killer.”

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human resources

Chief Human Resources Officer Candidate Forums

January 25, 2018

The Webster community is invited to participate in open forums with the candidates for the position of Chief Human Resources Officer. For those off campus, a link to view the session via WebEx during the scheduled CST time listed below will be posted in Webster Today the day before each session. A link to the candidate evaluation survey will also be posted.

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