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Showcase will be held on Dec. 1 in the EAB, Edward Jones Commons

Student Work Displayed in Graphic Design Showcase Dec. 1

November 17, 2017

Webster will host the 5th annual Graphic Design Showcase Dec. 1, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., in the East Academic Building, Edward Jones Commons. This showcase is an open portfolio review event in which graphic design students will present their most recent digital and print portfolios.

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Saundra Yancy McGuire

Saundra McGuire, Sixth Annual Kemper Speaker on Excellence in Teaching and Learning

November 16, 2017

Provost Julian Schuster invites the Webster University community to activities, featuring the fifth Annual William T. Kemper Speaker on Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Saundra Yancy McGuire. McGuire is the director emerita of the Center for Academic Success and retired assistant vice chancellor and professor of chemistry at Louisiana State University, and a renowned author and speaker on the topic of how to teach students to excel academically.

tags: academics, faculty, webster life, webster today, provost, students

Brianna Pagan named to CoSIDA 2017 Academic All-District First Team

Soccer Player Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District 1st Team

November 15, 2017

Webster University senior soccer player Brianna Pagan has been named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) 2017 Academic All-District First Team. Pagan, from St. Louis, Missouri (Washington HS), becomes the first Academic All-District First Team selection for the Gorloks since Webster Athletics Hall of Famer Christy Capkovic in 2010.

tags: students, athletics, soccer, webster life, academics, webster today

A panel discussion with local music and theater leaders kicked off Brewer's Fall 2017 visit.

Soprano's Visit Includes Master Class, Scholarship Benefit

November 15, 2017

Renowned operatic soprano and visiting professor Christine Brewer returned to campus this week for a panel discussion with local theater and music leaders and a master class with Department of Music students. Wednesday evening's master class is free to all students, while the $15 general admission benefits the Nigh Opera Scholarship Fund. Brewer will return in Spring 2018 for a week-long teaching residency focused on music from the Holocaust.

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New federal data says that Webster transfer students and Pell Grant recipients finish their programs at a higher rate than at other private non-profit institutions.

New Data: Webster Boosts Success of Transfer, Pell Students

November 15, 2017

Webster University has higher-than-average six-year completion rates for part-time and full-time transfer students, and for those who receive Pell Grants, according to provisional Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) statistics released by the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics.

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Use these suggestions from the ARC to prepare for final exams

Best Practices for Students Regarding Preparing for Final Exams

November 13, 2017

The Academic Resource Center (ARC) understands how stressful preparing for finals can be—for faculty members as well as students. Final exams often test the knowledge students have acquired throughout the entire semester, and depending on how their finals are weighted, their final exam grades could mean the difference between an A and a C on their transcripts.

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Annual nation-wide celebration of international education and exchange

Webster to Celebrate International Education Week Nov. 13-17

November 09, 2017

International Education Week (IEW) is an annual nation-wide celebration of international education and exchange. It is joint initiative through the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education that started in 2000. Colleges and universities across the country host globally themed events and activities throughout the week.

tags: academics, students, faculty, office of study abroad, mulitcultural center and international students affairs, career planning and development center, global program development, office of research and sponsored programs, international student association, japanese student association, student government association, first year experience and undergraduate persistence, global, webster life, webster today

Webster Women's Soccer headed to NCAA

Women's Soccer SLIAC Champs Headed to NCAA Tourney

November 07, 2017

After its thrilling win to capture its thirteenth St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship, the Webster University women's soccer team will play host Loras College in the first round of the NCAA III Regional, on Friday, Nov. 10 in Dubuque, IA. The Gorloks secured their place in the NCAA III Championships with a 1-0 win over Fontbonne University in the SLIAC Tournament on Saturday, Nov. 4.

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Chamber Singers Dazzle in National Performance

November 06, 2017

Webster University Chamber Singers performed on Friday, Nov. 3 at the biennial gathering of the National Collegiate Choral Organization (NCCO) in Baton Rouge, receiving a standing ovation. The Chamber Singers ensemble was one of 10 collegiate choirs selected through a blind peer review to perform at the conference.

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Find out what the portal can do for you and your students.

Student Success Portal Initial Training Wrapping Up

November 03, 2017

The Student Success Portal, powered by Starfish, launched Oct. 16. Users (students as well as faculty and staff members) may now access and explore the highly intuitive and easy-to-use system at their leisure, and trainings continue to more formally acclimate users to the current functionality. Please see the final sessions of Fall 2017 initial introductory training to get you up to speed.

tags: academics, employee news, extended campus, faculty, starfish, student success portal, academic resource center, strategic plan, advising, students, home page, webster life, webster today

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Committees Forming to Work on Issues Presented at Delegates' Agenda

November 03, 2017

Administrative and student co-chairs have been appointed to lead committees that will address each of the issues presented at this year’s Delegates’ Agenda. The administrators were appointed by Beth Stroble, Webster University’s president, and Julian Schuster, the provost, senior vice president and chief operating officer. Student co-chairs were appointed by SGA president Vasif Durarbayli.

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