News Articles

Vlad Glaveanu

In the News: Miller-Struttmann on bee die-off, Lange on soccer, Glaveanu on Creativity Week

June 24, 2019

Nicole Miller-Struttmann was quoted in a Farm Press story on a major bee hive die-off this winter. ... Vlad Glaveanu was interviewed on World Radio Switzerland about Creativity Week at Webster Geneva. ... Dave Lange was interviewed for an article about soccer’s history in St. Louis.

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Andrea Soto

Andrea Soto Named AVP of Development

June 20, 2019

Andrea Soto has been named Associate Vice President of Development at Webster University. Soto will lead Webster’s team of development officers and join AVP of Advancement Services Ryan Elliott and Director of Alumni Programs and Annual Fund Kelly Dopman as leads in the Office of Advancement, reporting to President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble.

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Otto Hieronymi

Otto Hieronymi Prize for Scholarship in HPIR

June 20, 2019

The Department of International Relations at Webster University Geneva has created the Otto Hieronymi Prize for the best scholarly monograph in the fields of History, Politics and International Relations (HPIR). The competitive prize honors the former head of the department and founder of the International Humanitarian and Security Conference. Open to all Webster HPIR faculty worldwide, entries for 2019 must be received by Sept. 30. Recipients will be recognized during the 25th annual conference in Geneva March 19-20, 2020.

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The program is about learning to speak about race and racism, exploring white privilege, and practicing allying with sisters and brothers of color.

'Witnessing Whiteness' Registration Now Open Through July 12

June 12, 2019

In collaboration with the YWCA, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion is excited to host a Witnessing Whiteness group for St. Louis area faculty and staff. Since 2011, the YWCA has been sponsoring Witnessing Whiteness groups as part of its mission to eliminate racism. Witnessing Whiteness groups are white people voluntarily coming together to do work around racism in a supportive, non-threatening setting. It is about learning to speak about race and racism, exploring white privilege, and practicing allying with sisters and brothers of color.

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Margaret Reed and John Lee at Webster Colorado Springs

Webster University Awarded 'Best of Colorado Springs'

June 12, 2019

Webster University has been selected for the 2019 Best of Colorado Springs Award in the University category by the Colorado Springs Award Program. This is the fifth consecutive year Webster has received the honor. The award recognizes local organizations that demonstrate marketing success and enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and the local community.

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Webster Rolla's Jamie Myers, Tracie Isakson and Greg Edwards

Webster Named Rolla Business of the Month

June 11, 2019

The Rolla (Missouri) Area Chamber of Commerce recently honored Webster University Rolla as their May Business of the Month. This award is presented to "a Chamber member business or organization that excels in the area of community involvement, economic growth, customer services and/or professional relationships." The Chamber also produced a video with director Greg Edwards describing academic opportunities at Webster for Rolla area residents.

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Community engagement, volunteerism and service learning

Invitation to Join a Volunteerism or Service Learning Task Force

June 11, 2019

As previously announced, the Webster Works Worldwide day-of-service event will be put on hold so that the University can review the program and determine how we can build more service-learning, or community-based learning, projects into the curriculum. We are also investigating how we could keep the spirit of volunteerism active throughout the University. Two different task forces will investigate these options: the University Volunteerism Task Force, and the Service-Learning Task Force. Follow the instructions to indicate your interest in one of these task forces.

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Webster University

New Team for Office of Special Events

June 11, 2019

Webster University has named a new team for the Office of Special Events, President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble announced today. Caitlin Forness has been named director of special events, effective July 1, while Corinne Hilbert has been named associate director. The Office of Special Events coordinates University-wide and targeted outreach special events for the Office of the President and the Office of Advancement.

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Bruce Umbaugh

In the News: Cross, Donovan '95, Smith, Stroble, Umbaugh

June 10, 2019

President Beth Stroble was interviewed on Radio 63119 about Webster's diversity and inclusion efforts. ... Remy Cross was on KMOX discussing study that found thousands of racist posts on Facebook by active-duty police. ... Bruce Umbaugh spoke with Reviewed about data privacy issues with life and health tracking apps. ... Julie Smith was quoted in a Forbes article about social media platforms handling false and doctored political material. ... Matthew Donovan '95 has become acting secretary of the Air Force.

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CMS Summer Registration

Community Music School New Student Registration June 8-13

June 04, 2019

The Community Music School (CMS) of Webster University offers one-on-one instruction on all instruments of the band and orchestra, piano, guitar, harp and voice at three St. Louis locations. Students of all ages and ability levels can be matched with one of the 100 master music teachers during New Student Registration for the Summer semester June 8-13. The summer semester for Individual Lessons runs from June 20 through Aug. 1.

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Students discuss themes at the Global Student Leadership Summit

Students Bond, Strategize, Prepare for Action at Leadership Summit

May 30, 2019

Students from Webster campuses in Accra, Geneva, Leiden, Vienna and Webster Groves are deep into the planning for Friday's presentations on strategies to improve student experiences at each of their campuses as part of the Global Student Leadership Summit. All week they have engaged in leadership theory, inter-cultural bonding and reflections, and an issues management case study as part of this unique immersive experience that John Buck explained can only happen at Webster University.

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Headed to the World Series!

Super Regional Sweep Sends Webster to NCAA D-III World Series

May 26, 2019

For the fourth time in school history and first time since 2015, the Webster University baseball team is headed to the NCAA Division III World Series after sweeping top-ranked Concordia-Chicago in the best-of-three NCAA Midwest Super Regional. The Gorloks pounded a season-high 22 hits and walked no one in Saturday's series-clinching 16-5 victory over Concordia-Chicago, which had qualified for the past two World Series.

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Jacob Ridenhour

Sophomore Jacob Ridenhour 2nd in the Nation in 200 Meter

May 26, 2019

Webster University sophomore Jacob Ridenhour capped off his outstanding 2019 season by finishing runner-up in the 200-meter dash at the 2019 NCAA Division Track and Field Championships. Ridenhour recorded a school record time of 21.07 to finish the race in second place and earn National Runner-up honors. Ridenhour is the first-ever All-American in men's track in Webster University history.

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