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sustainability

Sustainability Presents Wednesday Lunch and Learn Sessions for Summer

May 24, 2017

Join Webster University Sustainability Wednesdays during the summer months beginning May 31 from noon-1 p.m. to learn about strategies and solutions being created and used right here in our local community to improve environmental, social and economic sustainability. The lunch lectures will take place every Wednesday, with free box lunches provided! RSVP to reserve a spot and a lunch.

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Italian Supreme Court Justice Giuliano Amato visited the Geneva campus for a panel on international careers.

Italy Supreme Court Justice, Former Prime Minister Visits Webster

May 24, 2017

Italian Supreme Court Justice and former prime minister Giuliano Amato visited Webster's Geneva campus to participate in a panel on international careers. He discussed the impact of the field of international relations, praised the global outlook of American universities, and emphasized that preparing to succeed in any international career ultimately requires the study of "the other."

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Ramser-Young '88 among fellow Webster grads on Saturday, May 13, 2017

Video: Class of '88 Alumna Gets Long-Awaited Commencement Day

May 19, 2017

The Class of 2017 weren't the only graduates calling last Saturday a special Webster University commencement day. Karla Ramser-Young, who earned her MA in 1988 but was near full term in her pregnancy at the time, finally got to walk across the stage 29 years later. Her son, Joshua, arranged with Webster for her to cross this item off her "bucket list." Watch a video on what the moment meant to Karla and her son.

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One lucky donor will receive a coveted parking spot for a week.

Contribute to Arts and Education Council, Receive ARTS Card Discounts

May 19, 2017

Webster University is participating in Workplace Giving in an effort to support the Arts and Education Council again this year. The arts are vital to our region. They make St. Louis a great place to live. With a donation of $50 or more, you'll receive an ARTS card, which allows you to take advantage of special discounts on events throughout the year.

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MS in Cybersecurity available at Leiden campus

Cybersecurity: Webster Leiden captures and secures the flag with Hackershub

May 19, 2017

Webster Leiden launched a capture the flag event together with Hackershub to generate awareness about the MS Cybersecurity program. The capture the flag event was held on Thursday, February 16, where interested students learned about the cybersecurity program, study options, flexibility and what they could expect from the only accredited American university in the Netherlands.

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Samples of handicrafts and popular art from Mexico

Webster Athens Hosts Mexican Art Exhibition

May 18, 2017

The Association of Mexican Artists and Intellectuals in Greece, with the support of the Embassy of Mexico in Athens and Webster University Athens, offered Greek audiences the country's strong artistic tradition which is very much celebrated today. A large sample of internationally renowned and prolific handicrafts and popular art from Mexico were exhibited in Webster Athens Cultural Center.

tags: global, webster life, webster today, athens, art

chess

Senators McCaskill, Blunt Honor Chess Team

May 18, 2017

Missouri U.S. Senators Claire McCaskill and Roy Blunt honored the Webster University Chess Team on their record fifth consecutive national championship at the 2017 President’s Cup Collegiate Chess tournament. The Senators introduced a resolution commemorating the team's historic achievement, noting their work promoting chess as a vehicle for enriching the education of children and young adults.

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Gorlok golfers made it into the NCAA finals for the first time.

Webster Golf Makes History by Advancing to NCAA D-III Championship Finals

May 18, 2017

The Webster University golf team made the cut for the finals of the NCAA Division-III Championships, shooting a second round 315, on Wednesday, May 17, at the Mission Inn Resort & Club, in Howey-in-the-Hills, FL.  For the first time in team history the Gorloks advanced to the 3rd and 4th rounds, keeping alive their quest for a national title.  

tags: students, athletics, golf, ncaa, webster life, webster today

A rendering of the exterior of Browning Hall. Construction on the building tentatively is expected to end this summer.

Construction Update May 18 2017

May 18, 2017

Work crews at Browning Hall, Interdisciplinary Science Building continue to make significant progress toward completion. The University is currently planning on moving equipment into the building in mid to late July. Watch this space in the near future for a more detailed moving plan.

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ramadan

Iftar Pot Luck June 9, Ramadan Notes for Students, Faculty

May 17, 2017

Please join us in wishing our Muslim faculty, staff and students a joyful season of Ramadan. The 8th annual Ramadan Iftar/Dinner will be held in Sunnen Lounge on Friday, June 9. Food will be set up between 7-8 p.m., with the iftar/dinner from 8:30-10 p.m. Everyone is welcome, but space is limited to 100 guests so RSVPs are required. Click through for RSVP information.

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