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Zoom Coffee Break, Happy Hour Sessions For Faculty and Staff

August 10, 2020

Various Webster faculty and staff will be hosting informal sessions for you to connect and socialize using our newest tool to enhance instruction, host remote meetings, and interact with others across the Webster network. These Zoom Coffee Break/Happy Hour sessions are open to all Webster faculty and staff from all campus locations around the world.

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Daniel Schene

Music Professor Daniel Schene Retiring after 36 Years with Webster

August 05, 2020

Daniel Schene, musician and professor in the Department of Music in the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts, is retiring after 36 years of service on the faculty of Webster University. Schene has led a successful concert career as recitalist, concerto soloist and chamber musician ever since, giving more than 400 performances across the United States and Canada, and on concert tours in France, Austria, Brazil, Chile and Taiwan.

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Safety Measures, Expectations for Returning to Campus

July 31, 2020

To meet the diverse needs of our students, our entire community has thoughtfully evaluated and implemented many steps to safely build community on campus and provide in-person instruction in Fall 2020. This message contains an overview of these safety measures and expectations for returning to campus, and the latest information on updates to course delivery modalities. We will continually adapt as we learn more about ways to mitigate the spread of COVID 19 and promote safety and health on campus.

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Nicole Springer

Nicole Springer Named Director of Community Music School of Webster University

July 30, 2020

Nicole Springer has been named the director of the Community Music School of Webster University, effective Aug. 17. Springer was selected after a nationwide search led by a committee including members of the School faculty, the advisory board, and faculty in Webster’s Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts. Springer is an experienced arts administrator with extensive knowledge of the academic environment, arts management, and experience with writing local, federal government, and foundation grants.

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Poster Presentation

School of Communications Virtual Internship Poster Presentations

July 27, 2020

On Wednesday, July 22, the School of Communications Internship Program hosted its first Virtual Internship Poster Presentations presented by the summer interns under the leadership of Trezette Dixon, director School of Communications Internship Program. Despite the challenges of the pandemic, students remained focused and secured internships that will shape their future careers and life after Webster.

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Mens Golf

Men's Golf Earns Special Academic Recognition from GCAA

July 24, 2020

The Webster University Men's Golf Team was one of 15 NCAA Division III programs to earn a President's Special Recognition from the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) that were announced by the organization on July 24. In order to earn a President's Special Recognition from the GCAA for academics, a men's golf team had to have earned a cumulative 3.5 or above grade point average during the 2019-20 school year.

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Alumnus Vienna

Webster Vienna Alumnus Kickstarts New Business 'Yoga Junkies'

July 23, 2020

Wisniewski joined Webster Vienna intending to attain his BA in Management with an Emphasis in Marketing while making new friends, exploring this beautiful city and eventually starting his own business. Yoga Junkies is a monthly subscription box filled with trendy yoga lifestyle goods from around the world. The genius of their business is its simplicity. Each month, they send their members boxes based around a particular theme: containing vegan snacks, jewelry, yoga equipment, vegan cosmetics, crystals, aromatherapy items, and spiritual growth tools.

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incomplete grades

Incomplete Grade Guidance for Summer 2020

July 23, 2020

Effective June 1, 2020, the allowable timeframe for grades of Incompletes has changed to two terms following the course end date. Grades of Incomplete are an option that faculty may select to allow students to complete their work if the situation is appropriate. Per catalog policy, appropriate situations are those “where the student has satisfactorily completed major components of the course and has the ability to finish the remaining work without re-enrolling.”

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Patty Li

Confucius Institute Holds Virtual Panel on Pandemic with Global Audience

July 20, 2020

On July 13, The Confucius Institute at Webster University organized an online forum entitled “Understanding the COVID-19 Pandemic from Public Health and International Relations Perspectives.” The panel discussed the ways in which COVID-19, as a global public health issue, has triggered and accentuated many underlying problems that are political, social, economic, personal and even environmental. This event was organized for Webster students enrolled in Mary Ann Drake’s class, Critical Issues in Global Health, at main campus, and Agnes Khoo’s class, Global Climate Change, at the Ghana campus.

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Webster University Values its International Students [Video]

July 20, 2020

For more than 100 years, international students have been woven into the fabric of Webster University. Listen as the Chancellor Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble, President Julian Z. Schuster and Chief Diversity Officer Vincent C. Flewellen discuss how international students are vital to strengthening our diversity, inclusivity and enrich the quality of our lives and the our education.

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U.S. Department of Education's Final Title IX Rule Begins Aug. 14

July 20, 2020

In May, the U.S. Department of Education unveiled a final rule which changes how colleges and universities that receive federal funds must handle allegations of sexual assault and harassment under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The rule takes effect Aug. 14, 2020. Webster University is taking action to ensure full compliance with these new regulations.

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