News Articles

President Julian Z. Schuster

In the News: Schuster on pandemic learning; Hall on Rewire; South Carolina TCS; Beckstein

October 13, 2020

President Julian Schuster was quoted about safety prep, modifications and future plans as part of a Ladue News feature on learning during the pandemic. ... Bill Hall was quoted on the PBS program, "Rewire," about the nature of politicians' promises of major reform. ... Several news outlets covered the agreement to make it easier for students in the South Carolina Technical College System to transfer into programs at Webster. ... Webster Thailand's Amoneeta Beckstein wrote a guest column in Community Psychology about how Native Americans are coping during the pandemic.

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Faculty Research Grants

Faculty Research Grant Workshop on Oct. 28

October 07, 2020

The Office of Academic Affairs and the Faculty Development Center (FDC) is hosting a workshop on Faculty Research Grants on Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 9 a.m. The workshop is an opportunity for full-time faculty members who are applying for a grant to learn more about successful proposals and projects and the impact they have on the scholarly work of those who received them.

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President Julian Z. Schuster

In the News: Schuster on leadership, student debt; Flewellen in Business Journal; Ghana lecture series

September 28, 2020

President Julian Z. Schuster was interviewed on the Vance Crowe Podcast about response to COVID-19, the value of higher education, and leadership strategy. ... An interview with Vincent C. Flewellen was part of the special edition of the St. Louis Business Journal honoring him and others named to the 2020 Diverse Business Leaders. ... Webster Ghana's upcoming public lecture and panel about the upcoming presidential elections was featured in Ghana's Citi Newsroom.

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2021-22 Faculty Research Grants

2021-22 Faculty Research Grants, Now Accepting Applications

September 08, 2020

The Office of the President and Office of Academic Affairs are pleased to invite applications for Faculty Research Grants for 2021-22. The purpose of the Faculty Research Grant program is to encourage and promote faculty research and professional development. Application deadline is Monday, Nov. 16, 2020.

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Officer Tamarris

Remembering Tamarris Bohannon, Student and St. Louis Police Officer

August 31, 2020

The Webster University community mourns the passing of undergraduate student Tamarris “T” Bohannon, a St. Louis Police Officer who was pursuing a degree in the Criminology and Criminal Justice at the Gateway campus in downtown St. Louis. Officer Bohannon was killed in the line of duty while responding to a call on Saturday afternoon. "Tamarris was a promising student who was dedicated to personal growth and to serving communities," said President Julian Z. Schuster. "His loss will be felt throughout the Webster and St. Louis communities."

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Elizabeth Thurmond Robb

Remembering Elizabeth Thurmond Robb, Alumna, Former Trustee and Webster Advocate

August 31, 2020

The Webster University community mourns the passing of alumna, donor, former trustee and long-time advocate Elizabeth Thurmond Robb, who passed away Friday. Robb was a pioneer in the St. Louis region for women-owned and operated businesses, a former alderman for the City of Clayton and a local leader for many charitable organizations. “Because of Elizabeth’s confidence in the university’s vision and mission, we are equipped to educate future generations of Webster students to lead with knowledge and courage," said Chancellor Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble, in comments reflecting on Robb's life.

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Webster University donors rallied to support its students working on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Webster Surpasses Front-Line Responders Fundraising Goal

August 21, 2020

Thanks to the generosity and quick response by our donors, Webster University has surpassed its $100,000 goal for the Front-Line Responders Fund. The news was announced at the annual Fall Convocation. Part of this summer's crowdfunding efforts, Front-Line Responders was launched to support more than 300 Webster University students who have made personal sacrifices serving on the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic. "This is a wonderful show of support for our front-line students at a time when we all need good news," Chancellor Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble said.

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Student/Faculty Collaborative Research Grant

Applications Open for Fall 2020 Collaborative Research Grants

August 17, 2020

Applications are now open for the Fall 2020 President's Student/Faculty Collaborative Research Grant Program. The program provides up to $500 to current undergraduate students across Webster’s global network who are conducting research under the direction of a faculty member, which will result in a work product.

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