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2017 Athletics Hall of Fame Class Ceremony

Webster Inducts 2017 Athletics Hall of Fame Class

February 07, 2017

The 2017 Webster University Athletics Hall of Fame class was inducted in a Feb. 4 ceremony as part of a "pack the house" weekend coinciding with men's and women's basketball games on campus. Scott Kilgallon, director of Athletics, along with Webster University President Elizabeth (Beth) Stroble and Athletics coordinator Amy O'Brien, presented the inductees and award winners.

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teaching festival scholars learning

Teaching Festival Preview: President Stroble to Participate on Scholars Learning Community Panel

February 07, 2017

Faculty, students and academic partners are invited to attend the premier session of the 2017 Teaching Festival held on Tuesday, Feb. 14, from noon-1p.m. in the Emerson Library Conference Room 120. The theme is “The Scholars Learning Community in the City of Webster Groves: Inquiry and Active Learning to Claim an Education.”

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The MOU will enable collaboration at multiple Webster campuses around the globe.

Webster to Sign MOU with African Renaissance and Diaspora Network

February 06, 2017

Webster University and the African Renaissance and Diaspora Network, Inc. (ARDN) will sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Wednesday, February 8 at 11 a.m. in the East Academic Building, room 252/263. Djibril Diallo, the Director of the UNAIDS Regional Support Team for West and Central Africa, will be at Webster University for the event.

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Webster University, a worldwide institution

Statement on U.S. Dept. of State Visa Revocation Memo

February 02, 2017

The University is working closely with attorneys and national educational organizations to clarify this latest action so we can offer better guidance to our community. We are stressing that any students, faculty or staff with a passport from those seven countries should refrain from any international travel at this time and until there is greater clarity about these policies, as they may not be able to re-enter the country.

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Join us Friday, Feb. 3.

Save the Date: Town Hall on Immigration Executive Order

January 30, 2017

The Webster University community is invited to a town hall to discuss the impact on students, faculty and staff of the Trump administration's Jan. 27 executive order on immigration. The event at noon on Friday, Feb. 3, in Winifred Moore Auditorium will also be streamed online. It will include on-campus resources, thoughts from an immigration attorney, and University leaders fielding the community's questions and concerns.

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Webster University

Statement on U.S. President Executive Order on Immigration

January 28, 2017

Webster has students, faculty and staff representing nationalities of more than 140 nations and six continents. Our international community has strengthened the University’s core values of diversity and inclusion. We are closely monitoring this developing situation and acknowledge the problems this raises for the international scholarly community.

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King during the 1963 civil rights march in Washington (U.S. National Archives)

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.: Renewing and Increasing Our Resolve

January 13, 2017

As the nation reflects on the legacy of The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Webster University President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble and Provost Julian Schuster call on the community to renew and increase our resolve to create a truly inclusive community through our interactions with each other, through programs and events, through new policies and practices.

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December Toast

Snapshots: December Toast to Mid-Year Grads

December 22, 2016

The 5th annual December Toast: A Celebration of Our Mid-Year Graduates was held Friday, Dec. 16, in the Community Music School Concert Hall. President Beth Stroble, Provost Julian Schuster and the deans from each of the schools offered congratulations and remarks to the graduates. Charlie Hahn, vice president of Advancement, welcomed the newest alumni to the Alumni Association, which was founded by a small group of Webster graduates in 1923 to maintain a connection between Webster alumni and their alma mater.

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The evening also showcased

Video: Vienna WEBTalks Showcases Webster Talent, Common Bonds

December 16, 2016

Webster Vienna hosted its first WEBTalks, an event welcoming three extraordinary Webster-associated speakers for an evening of TED Talk-style insights from Oscar-winning alumnus Charles Randolph, space neuroscientist alumnus Vladimir Ivkovic and Webster chess coach and grandmaster Susan Polgar.

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Katie Ervin poses with the Gorlok earlier this year. She is one of two employees being credited with saving lives earlier this semester.

Two Webster Employees Honored for Saving Lives

December 08, 2016

In two separate incidents, Webster employees recognized a need to take action and they both saved lives as a result. Katie Ervin, director of the Fort Leavenworth Campus, used her cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills to save the life of an infant in the parking lot of Webster’s campus there on Nov. 8. The next day, Adjunct Professor Steve Munsie of the Fort Leonard Wood location saved the life of a student who suffered a medical emergency during class.

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