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Wellness

Mobile Mammography Van on Home Campus Sept. 22

August 24, 2016

The St. Luke’s Mobile Mammography van will be at Webster on Thursday, Sept. 22, from 8 a.m.–1:30 p.m. in Parking Lot G across from the Parking Garage and Bookstore. This provides an annual preventive care 2-D screening mammogram for women over 40. This does not require a doctor’s order in advance and St. Luke’s will report results to your primary care physician. Scheduling an appointment is required and spots are limited.

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green

Green Talks and Coffee Tuesdays

August 23, 2016

It’s not easy being green -- or is it? Sometimes being green can be confusing, challenging and all around misunderstood. Environmentalism is happening all across the globe with efforts focused on energy, water, lifestyle sustainability, waste, youth involvement, climate justice, and everything in between. Join Kelsey Wingo, Webster University sustainability planner, every Tuesday at 3 p.m. in Marletto’s Marketplace for Green Talks and Coffee - a space for beginners and self-proclaimed experts to explore what being green is all about.

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faculty

Faculty: Webster Opportunities Networking Event Sept. 15

August 23, 2016

The Faculty Development Center invites faculty to attend the Webster Opportunities Networking Event on Sept. 15 from 3-5 p.m. in the East Academic Building, to meet with academic partners and colleagues across disciplines while learning about the opportunities and services available to Webster faculty and students. This event aims to create connections between academic partners and faculty in order to support engaged student learning, and to share practices, services, and resources across traditional academic and administrative boundaries so that we are better equipped to reach all of our students.

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Be a team leader on Oct. 5!

Webster Works Worldwide Team Leaders Needed

August 23, 2016

Webster Works Worldwide (WWW), Webster University's annual community service day, is just around the corner on Wednesday, Oct. 5. Since the start of WWW in 1995, over 31,000 volunteers have given more than 134,000 hours of service. Registration for team leaders is now open. Please browse the project database and consider being a team leader for this important annual tradition.

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Illia Nyzhnyk won the U.S. Open Blitz Championship.

Webster Team Members are U.S. Open Chess Champions

August 22, 2016

Webster University chess team members won both the U.S. Open Blitz Championship and the U.S. Open G/15 Championship, which were sponsored by the U.S. Chess Federation and held in Indianapolis. Fidel Corrales Jimenez won the G/15 Championship in a field of 23 competitors. Illia Nyzhnyk, the youngest grandmaster in the Susan Polgar Institute for Chess Excellence, won the Blitz Championship, while fellow Webster student Vasif Durarbayli took second place in a field of 106 competitors.

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student

Providing Accommodations to Students with Disabilities

August 22, 2016

Each semester, students with documented disabilities request accommodations that provide equal access to classroom materials and learning experiences. At the St. Louis area campuses, and for students enrolled exclusively online, the ADA coordinator provides and implements accommodations. At extended sites, it is the responsibility of the site director or staff designee to provide accommodations for students enrolled at that site.

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The Chamber Singers joined Groban on stage in Kansas City for

Chamber Singers Perform with Josh Groban in Kansas City

August 22, 2016

The Webster University Chamber Singers were invited to join Josh Groban on stage for the fourth time this year, this time performing a song in Kansas City that the star will use when he headlines a new Broadway show this autumn. “Four concerts in a year’s time — it’s not a bad day when we sing with Josh Groban,” said Chamber Singers leader and associate professor Trent Patterson. “We really are the go-to choir in Saint Louis, with some good recognition in Central Florida and in Kansas City.”

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President Stroble shared thoughts on identity and community, stigma and bias, diversity and inclusion.

We Are All Webster: On Community and Choosing Inclusion at Fall Convocation 2016

August 19, 2016

With global tragedies affecting so many of the communities that Webster calls home, at Fall Convocation President Stroble spoke of the ways in which the Webster community can embrace inclusion and commit to a shared identity, a shared heritage, and a shared future. "With greater intention to include, to build community, it is my belief that we will gain more knowledge of each other, greater respect for the diversity of our experiences, thoughts, and perspectives."  

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