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The ARC's Testing Center gives tips to faculty on ensuring the testing process runs smoothly.

ARC Offers Testing Center Tips For Faculty

March 19, 2019

The Testing Center at the Webster Groves campus serves students who need tests rescheduled with an instructor’s approval as well as accommodated tests, MBA waiver exams, foreign language placement exams, the MoGEA (Missouri General Education Assessment), and credit by exam assessments. When scheduling an exam for a student, there are procedures for faculty that ensure a smooth testing process.

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student veterans organization

'Laughing at Life's Challenges': Webster SVO presents improv workshops, animated film screening April 3

March 13, 2019

On April 3, the Webster Student Veterans Organization (SVO) will host "Laughing At Life’s Challenges," a day of networking, camaraderie and interactive learning for both civilians and military members to utilize comedy and the arts to actively combat life stress and adversity. Two applied improv comedy resiliency workshops, one with general/civilian focus and one with a military/veteran focus, will be instructed by actor/comedian and veteran BJ Lange. A screening of the animated series "DISCHARGED" followed by Q&A with creator Maj. Jas Boothe, is also planned. The events will be held in Browning Hall Auditorium, and are free and open to everyone.

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Merit

Merit Student-Recognition Platform Training Sessions March 19, March 27

March 06, 2019

Webster students do great things every day. To recognize their accomplishments and connect their stories of success to our institution’s key stakeholders, the University has implemented the Merit Pages system to showcase the success of our students. A live tutorial is the best way to illustrate how Merit could be implemented. Patrick Giblin, director of Public Relations, will demonstrate the Merit system on March 19 and March 27 for faculty and staff, and provide information on how to get started.

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Marilyn Booker delivered the keynote on the third day of the conference.

Snapshots: 2019 Diversity and Inclusion Conference

March 06, 2019

Webster University's 4th Annual Diversity and Inclusion Conference drew more than 500 speakers, panelists, volunteers and attendees to the Webster Groves campus, coming together for three days of thought-provoking activities to expand the conversation on diversity and learn how to become a more inclusive society.

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President Stroble and Jackie Joyner-Kersee, who opened the conference's first day.

Thank You from Diversity and Inclusion Conference Planners

March 06, 2019

The 4th Annual Diversity and Inclusion Conference was a tremendous success thanks to speakers, panelists, volunteers and attendees. We hope that you found the conference informative and worthwhile as members of our community came together to expand the conversation on diversity and learn how to become a more inclusive society. The event this year broke all previous attendance records and would not have been possible without the contributions of so many of you and our generous sponsors.

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Study Abroad in Summer of Fall 2019

2019 Summer, Fall Study Abroad Application Deadlines

February 27, 2019

Students have a variety of choices for study abroad in summer or fall 2019, and study in Thailand includes a housing scholarship at the Cha-Am campus. The deadline for applying for summer term is Feb. 28. Applications for studying abroad in fall 2019 are due March 30. Interested students should contact the Office of Study Abroad, located in Sverdrup Room 207, or through worldview@webster.edu.

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Music Students Awarded Top Honors at Local NATS Chapter Auditions

February 27, 2019

Three Webster University music majors took top honors at the St. Louis-area chapter auditions of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) on Feb. 23. Second-semester student Que Nguyen, and senior Tadhg Duhigg each ranked first in their respective divisions. Sophomore Caleb McCarroll received second place in his division.

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Tuition refund policies

New Drop, Tuition Refund Policy Changes Effective Summer 2019

February 25, 2019

The Drop policy will change from two weeks to one week for all students, regardless of which catalog they began their studies, effective with the 2019-2020 Undergraduate and Graduate catalogs for eight-week, nine-week, and semester courses. This change in policy will align compliance standards with state and federal requirements. The Tuition Refund Policy will also be adjusted and in place for all students effective Summer 2019.

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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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Join Webster at the Cardinals game April 8

Webster Day at Busch Stadium April 28

February 19, 2019

The Webster University Alumni Association and Parent Association would like to invite all members of the Webster University community to join us for Webster Day at Busch Stadium on Sunday, April 28, at 1:15 p.m. as the Cardinals take on the Cincinnati Reds. Tickets are $25 per person and are located on the Left Field Porch. All ticket holders will receive a limited edition Webster University Alumni Baseball Cap as well as a free jumbo hot dog & soda, redeemable at any concession stand.

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Enter the Annual Juried Photography Show

February 14, 2019

Entries for the 2018-2019 Annual Juried Photography Show are now being accepted. All currently enrolled Webster students in all programs worldwide are eligible, as are students who were enrolled in any term in 2018. The exhibition will run in the May Gallery from April 5-May 3, with a reception and awards presentation on Friday, April 5, from 5-7 p.m. Any work that involves a photographic process is welcomed, but the work should have been produced during the past year, while a student at Webster.

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T-shirt designer and Webster University basketball player Darieana Hunter  shows off her shirt along with Webster Athletics Director Scott Kilgallon.

Special Diversity and Inclusion Shirt to be Handed Out at Weekend Basketball Game

February 13, 2019

The Webster University women’s and men’s basketball teams will be celebrating Black History Month by throwing out special t-shirts during the home doubleheader with Greenville University at Grant Gymnasium on Saturday, Feb. 16. The women’s game will tip-off at 1 p.m., with the men’s game to follow at 3 p.m.

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The Volunteer Expo will take place on Feb. 19.

2019 Volunteer Expo Feb. 19

February 12, 2019

The Career Planning and Development Center is excited to provide an opportunity for Webster students to interact with local organizations who have volunteer roles available. Service-based experiential learning is an opportunity for students to hone workplace professional skills while making a direct impact in the St. Louis region. At this event, 15 local organizations will have information available to students for a wide selection of volunteer activities throughout 2019. 

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NSEA Student Employee of the Year Nominations Due Feb. 27

February 12, 2019

As a part of Webster’s membership in the National Student Employment Association (NSEA), we have the opportunity to nominate one of our student employees for recognition at the state, regional and national level for Student Employee of the Year. The student who is chosen at any of the previously mentioned levels receives recognition and a financial award from NSEA. Please take the time to nominate your deserving student employee(s) by Feb. 27.

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