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Reflecting on Webster's 3-Year Streak as Award-Winning Green Business Challenge Champion

May 09, 2019

Webster University continues to perform as a leader in environmental sustainability in the St. Louis area. The St. Louis Green Business Challenge recognized the university in 2018 with the third Award of Merit for the creation of the campus bike share program, the fall Swap Shop that helped supply clothing and school supplies to the Fall 2018’s incoming students, and various water and energy conservation projects across campus.

tags: webster life, webster today, sustainability, awards, students, faculty, staff

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Webster University's 14th Annual Philosophy Conference, March 29

March 27, 2019

The Webster University Philosophy Department invites students, faculty and staff to the 14th Annual Philosophy Conference on Friday, March 29, in the Sunnen Lounge at the University Center. The Keynote Speaker this year is Dr. Catherine Z. Elgin. Elgin will be presenting "Science and Public Policy: Bridging the Epistemic Gap."

tags: academics, college of arts and sciences, faculty, webster life, webster today, students, staff, philosophy department

Arts and Education Giving

Contribute to Arts and Education Council, Receive ARTS Card Discounts

November 01, 2018

Webster University is participating in Workplace Giving in an effort to support the Arts and Education Council again this year. The arts are vital to our region. They make St. Louis a great place to live. With a donation of $50 or more, you'll receive an ARTS card, which allows you to take advantage of special discounts on events throughout the year. As an added bonus, at the conclusion of the campaign, one lucky donor will receive a reserved parking spot for the Spring 1 term of 2019.

tags: college of fine arts, faculty, staff, arts and education council, webster life, webster today

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Office of Study Abroad Hosts Ghana Morning Meet and Greet Sept. 28

September 21, 2018

The Office of Study Abroad is hosting a Ghana Campus Morning Meet and Greet Friday, Sept. 28 from 8:30-10:30 a.m for students, faculty, and staff. Adelina Martey, a representative from the Ghana Campus, will be visiting St. Louis to connect with students interested in studying abroad in Ghana. Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries will be provided by the Office of Study Abroad.

tags: academics, extended campus, global, webster life, webster today, ghana, study abroad, students, faculty, staff

Wellness Wheel

2018 Wellness Fair 'Invest in Your Wellness' Wrap-Up

September 18, 2018

The 2018 Webster Wellness Fair saw interest from many students and staff with 100 pre-registering for the fair and many others who were walk-ins. “Invest in Your Wellness” was the theme of the fair. It took place Sept. 10-14 in the Sunnen Lounge. Multiple students and staff are the winners of a $15 wellness item of their choice from Amazon.com: Ekya McDowell (student), Heather Arora (staff), Maureen Weil (staff), Jody Paterson (staff), Vy Nguyen (student).

tags: webster life, webster today, students, staff, human resources, wellness, wellness fair, employees

One lucky donor will receive a coveted parking spot for a week.

Contribute to Arts and Education Council, Receive ARTS Card Discounts

May 19, 2017

Webster University is participating in Workplace Giving in an effort to support the Arts and Education Council again this year. The arts are vital to our region. They make St. Louis a great place to live. With a donation of $50 or more, you'll receive an ARTS card, which allows you to take advantage of special discounts on events throughout the year.

tags: college of fine arts, faculty, staff, arts and education council, webster life, webster today

This year's festival theme was

I-Fest Mixes Local Flair with Global Diversity

May 01, 2017

International Festival (I-Fest) on April 21 was a resounding success with a record turnout of over 375 people in attendance. The theme of this year’s festival was "Together in Community." The event was held in Grant Gym and highlighted local businesses and vendors as well as international performers from the St. Louis area.

tags: alumni, faculty, staff, students, global, webster life, home page, mcisa, multicultural center and international student affairs, webster today

Students, faculty and staff celebrate the Buddhist New Year

Webster Thailand Makes a Splash at Annual Songkran Festival

April 24, 2017

Thailand’s annual Songkran festival (Water Splashing Festival) takes place each year from April 13-15 to mark the beginning of the Buddhist New Year. Throughout these three days, young and old alike congregate across Thailand to celebrate with music, laughter, over-indulgence, and of course water. From a light sprinkling of water for purification purposes to all-out water fights, the festival is a favorite of both Thais and foreigners.

tags: global, thailand, students, faculty, staff, webster life, webster today