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VTC is located in the Hampton Roads area on the beautiful coastline of southeastern Virginia

Webster Welcomes Virginia Tidewater Consortium for Higher Education to WINS

December 13, 2017

The Virginia Tidewater Consortium for Higher Education (VTC), a consortium of 14 institutions of higher education engaged in numerous cooperative activities, has formally joined the WINS program. Each VTC member is now a WINS institution and can send students to study abroad at any of Webster’s international campuses.

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Go the Whole 9 is an awareness campaign funded through the Department of Mental Health, Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse and the United Way.

Production House Gives Students Experience with Real-World Clients

December 08, 2017

Part of the Career Launch Initiative in the School of Communications, the Production House course puts video production students in position to assist real-world clients with real deadlines and client-specific expectations that prepare them to work as freelancers or employees in the fields of film and video production. The latest client, the nonprofit St. Louis Arc, was thrilled with the students' work developing a PSA.

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Patty Li

Patty Li Named Director of Confucius Institute

November 29, 2017

The Office of Academic Affairs has announced that Patty Li has been named director of the Confucius Institute. Li comes to Webster with more than 10 years of nonprofit experience at the China Care Foundation and the Orianne Society, in addition to previous positions in auditing at Arthur Bell CPA firm, in research at John Hopkins University, and in English Language and Literature at Beijing Technology and Business University.

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Tuskegee University has joined the Webster International Network of Schools (WINS) program

Webster Welcomes Tuskegee University to WINS

November 20, 2017

Tuskegee University, a private liberal arts and historically black university located in Tuskegee, Alabama, has joined the Webster International Network of Schools (WINS) program. Founded in 1881 by Booker T. Washington, Tuskegee University has become one of the nation's most outstanding institutions of higher learning, and remains one of the best historically black universities according to U.S. News and World report, Forbes and the Princeton Review.

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While on campus, the delegation also learned about Webster's range of academic programs.

Geneva Hosts Iranian Delegation of Business Entrepreneurs

November 15, 2017

The Geneva campus recently hosted an Iranian delegation of business leaders and entrepreneurs led by the Tehran Chamber of Commerce. The Iran-Switzerland Chamber of Commerce selected Webster as the academic focus for the delegation's visit, and as a follow-up of Webster's “Doing Business in Iran” conference held last May.

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Blumenthal discussed

Video: Sidney Blumenthal discusses Abraham Lincoln in Visit to Webster

November 10, 2017

American journalist and author Sidney Blumenthal shared insights from his research into Abraham Lincoln when he visited Webster University as part of Webster's Contemporary Conversations for a Connected World series and the St. Louis Jewish Book Festival. Blumenthal discussed the latest release in his four-book series about the president.

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United Way of Greater St. Louis

United Way Campaign Conclusion

November 07, 2017

The 2017 Webster University United Way planning committee would like to thank all St. Louis area faculty and staff for their generosity and participation this year. The three-week campaign closes with the announcement of the grand prize winner of a Bose Wi-Fi Music System, to Dorcas McLaughlin, professor, Nursing. Contributions support a network of 200 nonprofits that make a difference in the community, including more than 20 located within just two miles of the Webster Groves campus.

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FAMU and Trine University become WINS members

Webster Welcomes FAMU, Trine University to WINS

November 03, 2017

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) and Trine University have joined the Webster International Network of Schools (WINS) program. Both institutions attended the WINS conference in Leiden this Summer, and will be sending their students to study abroad at a number of Webster’s international campuses.

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Santas on the Loose is Saturday, Dec. 2.

Santas on the Loose 5k Benefits St. Louis Crisis Nursery

November 02, 2017

Webster University is a sponsor of the 6th annual "Santas on the Loose" 5k run, which benefits St. Louis Crisis Nursery. Run or walk a course the route that passes historic homes and other features of Webster Groves, where Webster University was founded in 1915. The Dec. 2 event also includes a kids' 100-yard dash, additional activities, and opportunities to volunteer.

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Webster University has been accredited by HLC since 1925.

Public Notice for Comments on Webster to HLC

October 30, 2017

Webster University is seeking comments from the public about the University in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency, the Higher Learning Commission. Webster University has been accredited by HLC since 1925. A peer review team will review the institution’s ongoing fulfillment of HLC’s Criteria for Accreditation during a site visit in March 2017. The public is invited to submit comments regarding Webster directly to the HLC.

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Cyber Explorers Workshop Saturday, Oct. 21

Cyber Explorers: Stimulating girls' interest in cybersecurity, computer science

October 26, 2017

The University hosted a Cyber Explorers Workshop in partnership with MasterCard and the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology at the home campus in Webster Groves on Saturday, Oct. 21. The day began with President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble and the dean of the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology, Simone Cummings, welcoming the 25 aspiring young leaders from various St. Louis-area school districts.

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Cyber Explorers Workshop Saturday, Oct. 21

Webster to Host Cyber Explorers Camp Oct. 21

October 17, 2017

Webster University's Corporate Relations presents a Cyber Explorers Camp in partnership with MasterCard and the Walker School of Business and Technology at our Webster Groves campus Saturday, Oct. 21. Webster Cybersecurity program lead Paul Frazier will lead this dynamic event. There will be 24 students from various St. Louis-area school districts attending this event. Guests will participate in a series of interactive training sessions focused on stimulating interest in cybersecurity and computer science.

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Englis has designed costumes for The Rep since 1979.

Video: Professor's Costume Design for Rep's 'Hamlet'

October 13, 2017

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis is performing "Hamlet" for the first time in its history, which was an opportunity for NBC affiliate KSDK-TV to shine the spotlight on the costume design of Webster University professor and Conservatory chair, Dottie Englis. In addition to her role with Webster, since 1979 Englis has designed costumes for the Rep, which resides on Webster University's main campus.

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WINS partners at Webster Leiden

WINS Conference Welcomes Study Abroad Partners to Leiden

August 07, 2017

The Webster International Network of Schools (WINS) program conference, held at the Leiden campus July 2-5, showcased Webster's international campuses as study abroad destinations for WINS partner institutions. This year's attendance marked the highest in WINS program history, including long-standing partners such as King's College, and new partners such as Goucher College.

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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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