News Articles

Counseling students Mareayna Caine, Ayana Jackson, Jehan Ganachaud, Calin Sterling, Heidi Payton and Kristen Darr

Students Advocate for Professional Counseling Field in State Capital

March 20, 2018

Students in the Master of Arts in Counseling program participated in the 2018 Student Legislative Day in Jefferson City, Missouri. Each year the Missouri Mental Health Counselors Association gathers faculty and students to advocate for the field of professional counseling in the state of Missouri. This year students spoke with state senators and representatives about House Bill HB2205, which relates to their field.

tags: academics, college of arts and sciences, faculty, counseling, professional counseling, students, home page, webster life, webster today

A welcome dinner for Webster University and Instituto Superior de Arte students and faculty

Students Enjoy Study Abroad in Greece, Costa Rica, Cuba, Galapagos

March 19, 2018

During the spring break, 33 students participated in various short-term faculty-led trips to Athens, Greece; San Jose, Costa Rica; Havana, Cuba; Quito and Galapagos Islands, Ecuador. These programs are designed to enrich the curriculum by giving students a learning experience outside the classroom, and allow them understand the world around them.

tags: academics, global, webster life, home page, study abroad, strategic plan, greece, students, faculty, webster today

 Associate Music Professor Kim Portnoy was one of 10 artists in the St. Louis region selected to receive a $20,000 fellowship from the Regional Arts Commission of St. Louis.

Professor Portnoy Selected for Regional Arts Fellowship

March 13, 2018

Associate Music Professor Kim Portnoy was one of 10 artists in the St. Louis region selected to receive a $20,000 fellowship from the Regional Arts Commission of St. Louis. The award was announced late last month. The award is part of the five-year-old Artist Fellowship program and is designed to allow each artist to further develop their career.

tags: college of fine arts, employee news, faculty, department of music, home page, webster today

Students from Webster University Thailand and Mahidol University

Webster IR Students Experience Conflict Mapping, Assessment in Bangkok

March 13, 2018

Webster University Thailand and Mahidol University recently collaborated on a one-day training seminar for undergraduate and graduate students from both Mahidol and Webster Thailand as well as PhD candidates from Mahidol’s Human Rights and Peace Studies program. Participants were introduced to the principles of conflict mapping which serves as a transferable and practical rubric for the analysis of social conflict in a range of settings.

tags: global, webster life, webster today, students, faculty, international relations, thailand

The challenge begins March 28

Destination: WELLNESS 4-Week Challenge

March 13, 2018

Destination: WELLNESS is a four-week challenge beginning March 28 and open to all students, staff and faculty at all campus locations. Focus on your health and wellness from the inside out, based on your personal goal(s) that you set in one or more of the following elements of the Wellness Wheel: spiritual, emotional, intellectual, physical, social, environmental, financial.

tags: webster life, webster wellness, employees, students, faculty, human resources, webster today

Join Webster at the Cardinals game April 8

Webster Day at Busch Stadium April 8

March 12, 2018

The Alumni Association and Parent Association would like to invite all members of the Webster University community to join us for Webster Day at Busch Stadium on Sunday, April 8 at 1:15 p.m. as the Cardinals take on the Arizona Diamondbacks. Tickets are $25 per person and are located on the Left Field Porch. All ticket holders will receive a limited edition Webster University Alumni Baseball Cap as well as a free jumbo hot dog & soda, redeemable at any concession stand.

tags: webster life, webster today, alumni, faculty, employees, alumni association, students

Hear about Webster study abroad opportunities in

Study Abroad in Florence: Learn more March 13

March 08, 2018

Known as the "Cradle of the Renaissance,” the city of Florence is itself an open air museum, full of art and architechture including Michelangelo's statue of David at the Galleria dell'Accademia and the Duomo. Students, staff and faculty are invited to learn more about this exciting addition to the Webster network in a March 13 "lunch and learn" with Fabrizio Ricciardelli, campus director of Webster Florence at KSU Florence. Food and beverages will be served, so RSVP to the Office of Study Abroad.

tags: academics, employee news, faculty, global, study abroad, strategic plan, home page, webster life, webster today

Grades must be posted by Dec. 31

New Processes for Incomplete Grades

March 08, 2018

As faculty members prepare to submit grades, we encourage faculty members and academic advisors to review the guidance regarding Incompletes and ensure that Incompletes are only being used in appropriate situations. Spring 1, 2018, grades are due Friday, March 16. Click through to review some new processes regarding incomplete grades.

tags: academics, employee news, faculty, webster life, webster today, academic resource center, academic affairs, advising

Webster University has been accredited by HLC since 1925.

Invitation to Open Forums During HLC Peer Review Team Visit

March 08, 2018

As part of its upcoming visit to review Webster University’s ongoing fulfillment of Higher Learning Commission's criteria for accreditation, the peer review team will hold three separate open forums with the Webster community based on HLC’s five criteria for accreditation. The peer review team will seek input from faculty, staff and students, who are encouraged to attend those forums which relate to their activities at Webster.

tags: employee news, faculty, accreditation, hlc, students, home page, webster today

student leadership awards

Student Award Nominations Open through March 26

March 08, 2018

Student Leadership Award nominations are currently being accepted through March 26. Please take a moment to nominate a deserving student or student organization for recognition of their accomplishments during the 2017-2018 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 25th Annual Student Leadership Awards dinner on Friday, April 27.

tags: academics, employee news, faculty, webster life, webster today, students, student affairs, home page, student life

Academy of Sciences

Browning Hall Opens Doors to Area Science Fair

March 07, 2018

High school students who completed collegiate-level research in regional classrooms and labs competed in the Academy of Science - St. Louis Science Fair - Honors Division on Saturday, Feb. 24. The event was held at Webster University’s Browning Hall, Interdisciplinary Science Building, with several Webster faculty members serving as judges for the competition.

tags: academics, college of arts and sciences, faculty, home page, webster life, webster today, stem, community enagagement

Faculty and staff are invited to a teaching demo, job talk, or meet and greet.

Game and Game Design Faculty Interviews

March 06, 2018

Please join associate professor Julia Griffey and members of the Game and Game Design Faculty Search Committee as they welcome Joshua Ronald Yates, the first of three candidates for one of two positions in games and game design. Members of Webster University faculty and staff are invited to attend any of three events during the interview on Wednesday, March 7, and Thursday, March 8.

tags: employee news, faculty, school of communications, webster today

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.

tags: academics, college of arts and sciences, employee news, extended campus, news around webster, military, international relations, faculty, global, school of communications, school of education, webster today