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The survey will be open until Jan. 25.

HLC Student Opinion Survey Launches Tuesday

January 16, 2018

On Tuesday, Jan. 16, Webster University is administering the Higher Learning Commission’s Student Opinion Survey. The HLC’s survey was sent via email to all students who were enrolled in Fall 2017 but have not yet graduated. The survey is voluntary and anonymous. Students’ comments about their experiences at Webster are an important part of the reaccreditation process.

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The new site makes research easier on all smart devices.

New Smart Device-Friendly Library Site is Live

January 09, 2018

Webster University Library is excited to unveil its new website. The new homepage will make research easier on all smart devices, and will help library staff better serve students at extended sites, international campuses and online. Library staff members are eager to support students, faculty, and staff during this transition. Visit libanswers.webster.edu to contact a librarian.

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Christy Herzing

New Academic ADA Coordinator

January 09, 2018

Effective Tuesday, Jan. 16, Christy Herzing will join the Academic Resource Center (ARC) as the academic ADA coordinator. Herzing replaces Shelley Wolfmeyer, who left the position in Oct. 2017. Temporary academic ADA coordinator Michelle Fassler will continue working through Friday, Jan. 26, to help transition Herzing into the full-time role and to make the transition as smooth as possible for Herzing, students, and faculty and staff members.

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Library Online Presentations

Library Online Presentation Spring Schedule Announced

January 08, 2018

The library is excited to announce its online presentations for the spring semester. In addition to the customary Overview of Library Resources (which will include instructions for using the new library website), there will be live presentations on topics such as writing scholarly literature reviews and APA style citation. Registration will allow students and faculty to attend live sessions, but will include a recording with closed captioning for those who cannot attend.

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Check out how the Student Success Portal can help you

Student Success Portal: January training dates and new, updated resources

January 08, 2018

The Student Success Portal, powered by Starfish, is being used to promote student success by aiding in student advising, facilitating communication between faculty and students, and helping students access Webster resources. New resources and frequently asked questions are regularly added, and the following additions or updates may be especially helpful.

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Chat will not be available Saturday, Dec. 24 and Monday, Jan. 1, 2018.

Library Cybercafe 24 Hour Chat Available During Winter Break

December 22, 2017

The Library Cybercafe will be available 24 hours a day during Winter Break. This space is accessible from the second floor entrance, and contains computers and a printer. When the library is closed, the café is only accessible with a valid student, faculty or staff ID card. While the café area will by open, Kaldi’s will remain closed until Friday, Jan. 19.

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Storm

Storm Named Title IX Coordinator

December 21, 2017

Webster University announces that University conduct officer and deputy Title IX coordinator Philip Storm has been named Title IX coordinator, effective Jan. 1, 2018. Storm will assume these duties in the wake of associate vice president and chief human resource officer Betsy Schmutz’ retirement this month. As the Title IX coordinator, his role will shift to ensure the overall compliance with Title IX, including educational programming and trainings for the entire University community.

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Organizations promoted professional positions, part-time, flexible and summer opportunities.

Local Recruiters Visit Webster for Fall On Campus Recruiting Program

December 19, 2017

The Career Planning and Development Center concluded the fall On Campus Recruiting Program with information tables hosted by local employers. Over the last several weeks, students had the opportunity to chat with local recruiters such as Maritz and Dewey's Pizza and gather information about St. Louis-area employers at information tables in the University Center Commons and Edward Jones Commons area in the East Academic Building.

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green move out week

Green Winter Clean Out and Donation Collection Dec. 18-22

December 19, 2017

As students wrap up their fall semesters, Webster University Sustainability will be posting blue rolling bins with signage in each of the dorms as well as the Marletto’s for students, faculty and staff to deposit gently used items and electronic waste. The bins will be available for item drop off Dec.18-22 in West Hall, East Hall and Maria Hall/Marletto’s.

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Zoey Bruce, Matt Margulis and Paula Hanssen

Snapshot: German Language Students Sing Bilingual Carols

December 14, 2017

German language students in International Languages and Cultures attended the the German American Heritage Society party on Sunday, Dec. 10, in the Alumni House to entertain the members and enjoy some German specialties. The Society provides an annual scholarship for students going abroad to study the German language and be immersed in the culture.

tags: academics, students, study abroad, german, vienna, international languages and cultures, college of arts and sciences, global, webster life, webster today

Students in the Introduction to Women and Gender Studies course at the Feminism Awareness Project on Dec. 7

Snapshots: Feminism Awareness Project Demonstration

December 12, 2017

Students in the Introduction to Women and Gender Studies course took part in the annual Feminism Awareness Project on Dec. 7, learning a valuable lesson on feminist activism. This semester, in particular, has been especially interesting for this class because some of the key topics, like sexual harassment in the workplace and sexual assault, have been all over the news.

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