News Articles

Encourage recent graduates to respond to the outcomes survey.

Webster's Outcomes Survey for Summer Graduates

September 18, 2017

To gather important data about the outcomes of our graduates, the Office of Institutional Effectiveness needs your help in encouraging recent Summer 2017 graduates to complete the Webster University Outcomes Survey. The survey is delivered via email to recent graduates worldwide approximately six weeks after each term’s graduation date.

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A message from the president and provost

Message from the President and Provost

September 18, 2017

As a University, we have the obligation and the opportunity to facilitate the listening that leads to understanding and the commitment to lead and enact change. We are living through a moment that reflects society at a crossroads; we must approach this as a time of learning and reflection. How can we gain a greater understanding? How can we support each other as we travel what may well be a difficult journey?

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Applications now open for the Leif J. Sverdrup global teaching fellowship

Faculty Mobility: Sverdrup Global Teaching Fellowship Application Period

September 18, 2017

Applications for the Fall 2018 term are now open. The Leif J. Sverdrup Global Teaching Fellowship is the university’s in-network faculty mobility program. This program allows faculty the opportunity to travel to teach for a term or semester at one of the following Webster international campuses:  Athens, Geneva, Leiden, Vienna, Accra, Cha-am/Bangkok, St. Louis (main campus and Gateway campus). 

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Information Technology

Cloud-based Storage - Google Drive Sync Client is Being Retired

September 18, 2017

Google will discontinue support for the Google Drive sync application on Dec. 11, 2017, and will fully retire it on March 12, 2018. For those who use the Google Drive sync client, other solutions will need to be considered. One option already provided to the community is Microsoft OneDrive, a university-wide cloud storage and sharing solution that is part of the Office 365 suite.

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News around Webster

Around Webster: Jensen on debate; Nomikos on Balkans; Rosen on sims in teaching; Wiggins on fake news

September 14, 2017

Scott Jensen published two articles in forensic journals and will present a paper next week. ... John Nomikos edited "Intelligence Beyond the Anglosphere: Mediterranean and Balkan Regions." ... Amanda Rosen published a journal article on using games and role-playing exercises to teach research methods in political science, and will present a workshop on the topic. ... Bradley Wiggins published an analysis of "fake news as a socio-cultural and political phenomenon."

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Neal Richardson

Remembering Neal Richardson, Music and Conservatory Faculty Member

September 12, 2017

The University community extends condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Neal Richardson, who taught musical theatre styles, musicianship skills, and song study; coached three generations of musical theatre students; and served as musical director for numerous productions at Webster. Services are Thursday, Sept. 14. Memorials may be made to the Neal Richardson Endowed Memorial Musical Theatre Scholarship or to Samuel United Church of Christ.

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Public Safety

Update on Campuses Impacted by Hurricane Irma

September 12, 2017

As the southeast United States recovers from the impact of Hurricane Irma, we can report that to the best of our knowledge that students, faculty and staff in Florida, South Carolina and Georgia are safe. Many Florida campuses, employees and students continue to be affected by power outages and localized flooding.

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Webster University in the news

In the News: English Language Learner grant; MacCartney on gender gap; Karlovsky on dance

September 11, 2017

In further coverage of the $2.7 million federal grant Webster University received, President Stroble was quoted in the Post-Dispatch and DJ Kaiser in St. Louis Public Radio stories. ... Danielle MacCartney was interviewed for a WalletHub feature on causes of the gender gap in health and survival. ... Dawn Karlovsky was the interview subject for Nancy Kranzberg’s arts show on KDHX-FM radio.

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Touring the on-campus sustainability features

Join the Webster Sustainability Coalition

September 11, 2017

Community members are invited to join the Webster University Sustainability Coalition, an open, voluntary, stakeholder forum that anyone on the Webster Groves campus may join and contribute to the conversation for a sustainable campus and community. The coalition promotes ongoing activities led by faculty, staff and students on and off campus aimed at developing and implementing sustainability-focused goals. The next meeting is Sept. 15.

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