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Hoop, There It Is: Grand opening of the multipurpose court in Thailand

September 18, 2019

Together, members the Webster Thailand Bangkok and Cha-am campus communities celebrated the Grand Opening of the Multipurpose Court at the Cha-am campus on Sept. 4. The event started off on a lively note that reflected the splendor of the court. The Thailand Student Government Association (SGA) proposed building a multipurpose area two years ago, with the goal to create a space that would allow students from both campuses to host many unique and exciting events for fellow students.

tags: global, webster today, students, thailand, student government association

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Academic Resource Center Offers Tutoring Aid for Students

September 17, 2019

With the Fall semester underway, students may need additional subject-matter assistance. The Academic Resource Center (ARC) will offer a Tutoring Program that provides tutoring assistance to current Webster University students either through peer tutoring or through access to professional, online tutoring by NetTutor. Both resources are offered free of charge and can help students achieve greater confidence, independence, and success as learners.

tags: academics, webster today, academic resource center, students, tutoring, online

Wells

Recruiters On Campus: Wells Fargo Advisors

September 13, 2019

At the beginning of the academic year, many students are adjusting to their class schedules and looking for on and off-campus jobs that will help support themselves and contribute to their college education. The Career Planning and Development Center offers the Recruiters on Campus program to assist students in identifying the right now job that will do just that. On Sept. 12, the Career Planning and Development Center welcomed, Recruiting Consultant, Michelle Adams, from Wells Fargo Advisors. Adams came on campus to share information about the Wells Fargo Advisors Practicum Program.

tags: webster life, webster today, career planning and development, students, handshake

Julie Smith discussed how parents can coach their children on safe social media habits.

In the News: Parenting social media, student mobility, chess grandmaster

September 11, 2019

Julie Smith discussed tips for parents guiding children on safe social media during a feature on NBC affiliate KSDK, filmed in Webster's Sverdrup Complex. ... President Beth Stroble is mentioned in a University World News, "Urgent action needed to sustain global student mobility." ... Incoming student and chess team grandmaster Aleksandr Lenderman was profiled in World Magazine.

tags: academics, in the news, president, school of communications, chess, study abroad, global, students, media literacy, webster today

Student desk

Connect Your Students to Academic Counseling

September 09, 2019

This week is an ideal time to revisit academic counseling and how it can help students. Academic Counseling is a service provided by the Academic Resource Center to all Webster University students across the worldwide Webster University community. It involves individual one-on-one sessions for students who would like to develop better organizational and learning strategies. The sessions can include one-time events or ongoing academic counseling and mentoring services.

tags: academics, webster life, webster today, faculty, counseling, academic resource center, students

Midwest Valet

Recruiters On Campus: Midwest Valet Visits Campus

September 06, 2019

At the beginning of the academic year, many students are adjusting to their class schedules and looking for on and off-campus jobs that will help support themselves and contribute to their college education. The Career Planning and Development Center offers the Recruiters on Campus program to assist students in identifying the right now job that will do just that. On Sept. 5, the Career Planning and Development Center welcomed Midwest Valet Parking (MVP) to campus for an employer information table in the University Center Commons. Midwest Valet Parking offers flexible hours, great pay and an exciting work environment.

tags: webster life, webster today, career planning and development, students, handshake

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2019-20 IRB Submission Deadlines for Research Involving Human Subjects

August 29, 2019

With the start of the new academic year upon us, the Institutional Review Board (IRB) would like to inform everyone of the application due dates for student research projects using human participants completed as part of course requirements. Prior to beginning these research projects, all Webster faculty, students, and staff conducting this type of research must submit an application to the IRB.

tags: academics, extended campus, faculty, global, webster life, students, institutional review board

Study Abroad

It's Time for an Adventure at The Study Abroad Fair, Sept. 5

August 28, 2019

It's your world, explore it! Study Abroad is hosting a study abroad fair next Thursday, Sept. 5. Students can come and get all the information they need and also find the perfect place to study overseas. Faculty and alumni will work with students on the process of applying for study abroad and also give some helpful tips when it comes to planning your semester.

tags: academics, announcement, webster life, webster today, students, study abroad, global

University Center

University Center Hours Changing Fall 2019

August 22, 2019

The University Center in Webster Groves has analyzed usage data over the last academic year and made the decision to adjust hours of operation to better utilize student employment funding while still serving the needs of the campus community. Revised hours of operation will begin Aug. 25. We will continue to work with departments and student organizations who wish to have events outside of these hours using our Extra Hours process.

tags: employee news, webster life, students, university center, community engagement, webster today