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Webster student at city hall

Vienna Students Practice Waltz, Head to Ball of Sciences

February 15, 2017

Webster University students at the Vienna campus once again participated in the annual Wiener Ball Der Wissenschaften (Vienna Ball of Sciences) held at Vienna's historic city hall. A week before the formal event, dance instructor Gernot Pruschak walked them through classics, including the Viennese waltz, while a reception held at Webster Vienna before the ball prepared students for an unforgettable cultural experience.

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WebsterLEADS Spring 2017 cohort

WebsterLEADS Ushers in 1st Cohort for Spring 2017

February 13, 2017

While the Webster Groves campus undergoes improvements and expansions, a longtime leadership program experienced new construction well. Spring 2017 ushered in a new setup for WebsterLEADS, bringing together 19 students as the program's first cohort to complete the leadership requirements. Each semester a new group of 20-25 students will start their WebsterLEADS process together and work collaboratively to foster growth in their leadership talents.

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Student Government Association leaders in Fall 2016

SGA Approves Six New Student Organizations

February 10, 2017

Webster University Student Government Association approved five new student organizations for the Webster Groves campus at the February meeting. The new groups are: Graduate Students Association, Latin American Student Organization (LASO), Student Association of India (SANGAM), Webster University Ceramics Club (The Scorpions), Webster Table Tennis Club and Webster Economic Association.

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nominations

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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student panel

Student Town Hall Today

January 18, 2017

All students are invited to attend a Student Town Hall session on Thursday, Jan. 19, at noon in Sunnen Lounge for a discussion of Webster's Stance on Hate and Harassment. The panel will include Ted Hoef, dean of Students, and Nicole Roach, associate vice president of Diversity and Inclusion. Cases will be explored in small groups, with a pizza lunch provided.

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Dean's Service Award recipients

Dean's Service Award Recipients: Campbell, Price, Wing and Wright

December 13, 2016

Four individual students have been selected to receive the Dean's Award for Service for Fall semester: Jared Campbell, Megan Price, and Jess Wright at the Webster Groves campus, and Alexis Wing at the Vienna campus. Dean's Award recipients are recognized for performing a valuable service, which can encompass a broad range of contributions made by students, both on- and off-campus.

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Webster, USA Today Partner for 'Buzz' Student News Resource

September 22, 2016

For years Webster University has been a part of the Collegiate Readership Program providing a selection of print newspapers for our students. However, the consumption of print news is on the decline and reaching the most connected and tech-savvy generation with reliable news and information is a real challenge. As an additional resource, Webster has partnered with USA TODAY to provide another way to connect students to the world around them.

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Sverdrup

Changes in Campus Dining Services

August 17, 2016

The Simply-to-Go unit in Sverdrup will not reopen this fall, due to declining customer traffic. Students, faculty, and staff in Sverdrup will have access to increased options nearby. The Library Café featuring Kaldi’s will now be open extended hours, from 8:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m., Monday – Thursday, and 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Fridays. Simply-to-Go food items will now be available at the Crossroads food court in the University Center.

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Graduate orientation in the East Academic Building at the Webster Groves campus

Graduate Student Orientation Attracts 150 New to Webster

August 16, 2016

Webster University hosted over 150 new graduate students and their guests on Saturday, Aug. 13, for orientation. As part of the morning, students heard from university leadership, followed by concurrent sessions on topics ranging from financing their degree, writing and research, making their degree work, taking it online and partnering for success.

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