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Min Khant Zaw at Black Hat Europe

Thailand Cybersecurity Student at Black Hat Europe

February 21, 2019

Webster student Min Khant Zaw, from the Thailand campus, was selected to attend the prestigious Black Hat Europe cybersecurity conference, a gathering of security professionals from government and academic institutions along with professionals from Fortune 500 companies. He reflected on the conference and how it connected to his academic experience at Webster.

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Great Decisions 2019

RSVP for Great Decisions 2019

February 21, 2019

Alumni, students and members of the Webster Community are invited to participate in the 2019 edition of Great Decisions, the ever-popular series of current events, presentations and discussions led by Webster University faculty and sponsored by the Webster University Alumni Association. The series runs on eight consecutive Monday evenings, March 4-April 22.

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Student success

Students Selected to Present Research at Tourism Conference

February 11, 2019

For the second year in a row, a Webster Thailand student is presenting at the Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Marketing and Management (AHTMM) Conference. Last summer, former MBA graduate student Rituraj Bhuyan presented his research in Bangkok on the influence of management practices on turnover in a five-star hotel. This year MBA graduate student Sirilak Khetsoongnoen has been accepted to present her research at the 9th AHTMM Conference, held this summer in Portsmouth, England.

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Webster University received a $124,000 grant to encourage more to become STEM Teachers in Missouri Schools

Webster Granted $124,000 to Encourage More to Become STEM Teachers in Missouri Schools

February 11, 2019

Webster University was awarded a $124,000 National Science Foundation Noyce Capacity-Building grant to encourage talented science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) majors to become math and science teachers in high-need Missouri K-12 schools, addressing a critical need in the state.

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The Walk EDGE Internship Fair attracted over 60 students.

Over 60 Students Attend Annual Walker EDGE Internship Fair

February 11, 2019

Webster University students in the George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology met face to face with recruiters seeking interns for the spring and summer at the annual Walker EDGE Internship Fair, co-hosted by the Walker School and Career Planning and Development Center. Over 60 students, faculty and staff attended the event.

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The deadline is Feb. 22.

Nominate an Outstanding Graduating Senior for the George Herbert Walker III Award for Leadership

February 05, 2019

Please take a moment to nominate an outstanding graduating senior for this prestigious award that comes with a scholarship. The George Herbert Walker III Award for Leadership is awarded to the graduating senior who has demonstrated the most significant combination of academic achievement and leadership during his or her student years at Webster University. The prestigious award comes with a scholarship worth over $2,000. The deadline is Feb. 22.

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Webster Vienna Hosts Panel on Brexit, Euro and Populism Feb. 21

February 01, 2019

With a Euro crisis, Brexit, and international developments shaking the very foundations of European Union integration, is it time to re-invent the European project? Webster Vienna will host an evening on this topic Thursday, Feb. 21. Professor and campus director Johannes Pollak will be joined by fellow panelists Thomas Wieser of BRUEGEL and Georg Svetnik of BKS Bank, with the discussion in German moderated by Eric Frey of Der Standard.

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Webster Luke AFB faculty member Herb Kretz presents bags of stuffed animals to Sgt. Jeff Turney (MA '04) for the Glendale, Arizona Police Department's

Webster Luke AFB Supports 'Trauma Teddy' Program

January 28, 2019

A local initiative to help police assist small children has garnered support from Webster University’s Luke Air Force Base location — and deepened an alumni connection with one of Glendale's first responders. Longtime faculty member Herb Kretz led Webster's drive to contribute to the "Trauma Teddy" program, where the Glendale Police Department collects stuffed animals to help comfort small children during incidents where first responders are called.

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Degree plans students, advisors and prospective students plan a path to graduation.

Undergraduate Degree Plans: Resource for students, families, advisors

January 10, 2019

Webster University students and their families as well as advisors, Admissions representatives, and others have an important tool: Course sequence degree plans for undergraduate majors, which are now available in one place on the web. A subcommittee of the Retention and Graduation Committee worked during 2017-2018 with faculty in all five schools and colleges to assemble this resource for students and their advisors to help plan their path to graduation.

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