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WebNet+ allows sites to link to on-ground courses at other campus locations.

Little Rock Pilots Master of Public Administration via WebNet+

February 20, 2017

Collaboration among the Online Learning Center, the Walker School of Business and Technology, and the Little Rock Air Force Base campus location has led to a pilot to integrate WebNet+ into the on-ground Master of Public Administration program, with the opportunity to integrate WebNet+ into other programs Webster offers at Little Rock.

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Faculty Research Grant

2017 Faculty Research Grant Recipients Announced

February 16, 2017

The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce the 23 recipients and 22 projects of the 2017 Faculty Research Grants. The awards will fund faculty research and professional development activities which will advance academic excellence for the individual faculty members and for Webster University. Click through to view the recipients.

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The captioned videos feature Webster students sharing their online experiences in Webster degree programs.

Testimonial Videos Highlight Online Student, Blended Learning Experience

February 14, 2017

The Online Learning Center has created video testimonials featuring fully online graduate students and blended program learners discussing their experiences taking Webster University courses and programs online. The testimonials provide a range of perspectives for current and prospective students and are available for use in promotional or educational purposes.

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Two Alumni Recognized in St. Louis Business Journal 40 Under 40

February 14, 2017

Webster University alumni Shannon Pasternak (BA ’06) and Nick Riordon (MS ’07) have been named to the St. Louis Business Journal's 2017 40 Under 40. Since 1995, the publication has honored young leaders who are already making their mark on the local business community. Pasternak and Riordon, who each earned degrees through Webster's Walker School of Business and Technology, will be honored with the rest of the 40 Under 40 at a dinner on Feb. 16.

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Nominate a Graduating Senior for the Walker Award for Leadership

February 07, 2017

Faculty and staff members are encouraged to nominate a graduating senior for the prestigious George Herbert Walker III Award for Leadership award, which comes with a scholarship worth more than $2,000. It is awarded to the graduating senior who has demonstrated the most significant combination of academic achievement and leadership throughout the their years as a student at Webster University. By creating this award, the Board of Trustees encourages excellence by publicly acknowledging students who have demonstrated leadership and academic distinction.

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GLIMPSE Highlights Stories from Geneva to St. Louis, L.A. to Bucharest

February 01, 2017

The latest issue of GLIMPSE, the Webster University alumni digital publication, includes a story on alumni entrepreneurs, a profile of multigenerational Webster families and a look at what it's like touring in a Broadway show. From Geneva to St. Louis, L.A. to Bucharest, check out and share these Webster stories.

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Microsoft Holds Internship Program Session at Webster Thailand

January 31, 2017

At an informative session held on Jan. 30, students had the opportunity to learn about the company, career paths and types of roles such as corporate & sales, technical sales and customer facing technology. The Intern to Microsoft Academy of College Hires (MACH) program opportunity enables students to experience Microsoft whilst still studying through a paid job during summer break. All of Asia Pacific Interns also spend one week in Singapore as part of the learning experience.

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Visits by Finalists for Walker School Dean

January 30, 2017

The search committee for the Dean of the George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology will be on campus for visits Thursday, Feb. 2, Monday, Feb. 6, and Wednesday, Feb. 8. For the first candidate, the open session for the campus community is at 10:45-11:45 a.m. in the Library Conference Room. A student session is scheduled for 1:15 to 2 p.m., also in the Library Conference Room.

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FDC Monthly Faculty Writing Hours Begin Feb. 3

January 18, 2017

The Faculty Development Center invites all part-time and full-time faculty to participate in monthly writing hours in the FDC Suite, a quiet space designated for faculty use. All are welcome, and coffee and tea will be provided. Click through to view the Writing Hours schedule for Spring 2017. In addition, the Library and the FDC will offer a full-day writing retreat on March 31.

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