News Articles


Wallace Named Student Ambassador to Keep Me In College Coalition

December 17, 2018

Political science major Darneesha Wallace has been selected to represent Webster University students with the new statewide student coalition Keep Me In College (KMIC). KMIC is made up of students selected from each of Missouri’s independent, nonprofit colleges who are working to build an advocacy apparatus to keep the Missouri legislature informed of the importance and the real-life impact of Missouri’s student aid programs.

tags: college of arts and sciences, president, webster life, webster today, community engagement, students

The students with Professor Stiles, who first conducted the study in 1988.

Psychology Students to Replicate Research in Leiden

December 17, 2018

Six Webster Leiden psychology students and their professor, Debbie Stiles, have begun the replication of a research study first conducted at Webster Leiden by Stiles in 1988. The project, "Conceptions of the Ideal Man or Woman by International Students in the Netherlands in 1988, 2007, and 2018/2019," is under the guidance of Stiles, who taught at Webster Leiden in 1988 and 2007. In 2018 she is at the campus as part of the Leif J. Sverdrup Global Teaching Fellowship.

tags: academics, college of arts and sciences, faculty, leiden, research, global, home page, school of education, webster life, webster today


Hopmann Moves into Permanent Academic ADA Coordinator Role

December 17, 2018

Chanelle (Nellie) Hopmann will move from her current interim role to a permanent one as the academic ADA coordinator effective Jan. 2, continuing her work with the Webster community to provide equal access for students with documented disabilities; promote a greater understanding of disabilities and accommodations; and coordinate efforts, statistics, and metrics regarding disabilities and accommodations.

tags: employee news, webster life, webster today, academic resource center, diversity and inclusion, disability

The fall semester On Campus Recruiting has concluded.

Fall Semester On Campus Recruiting Wraps Up

December 17, 2018

The Career Planning and Development Center concluded the fall semester On Campus Recruiting Program with information tables hosted by local employers. Students had the opportunity to chat with local recruiters 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. The organizations promoted seasonal, part-time, flexible, summer and entry-level opportunities.

tags: academics, webster life, webster today, students, career planning and development center

Graphic Design Showcase presenter elaborating on her work.

Students Present at Graphic Design Showcase

December 14, 2018

Local designers, art directors, prospective students, alumni, faculty, and staff gathered to commemorate the Sixth Annual Graphic Design Showcase, held Dec. 7 in Sunnen Lounge. This event is co-hosted by the Department of Art, Design and Art History in the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts and the Career Planning & Development Center. Graphic Design students presented their digital and print portfolios.

tags: academics, college of fine arts, webster life, department of art design and art history, art, students, webster today

Justin Schmidt becomes the second Webster Soccer player to receive United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-American Team honors.

Schmidt Earns United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-America Team Honors

December 14, 2018

Webster University men's soccer junior defender Justin Schmidt (St. Louis, Mo./Metro) was named a Third-Team selection to the 2018 NCAA Division III United Soccer Coaches (USC) Scholar All-America Team that was announced earlier this week by the organization. With his selection, Schmidt becomes just the second Webster soccer player to earn Scholar All-American honors from the United Soccer Coaches.

tags: academics, webster life, webster today, student, athletics


Record Breaking Cyclist Visits Webster Vienna

December 14, 2018

On Nov. 29, Webster Vienna welcomed special guest speaker Christoph Strasser to Palais Wenkheim. Strasser is the world record holder for the fastest time in one of the most grueling ultra-cycling races in modern history: the Race Across America. While there, he shared his journey and inspirations with the students, staff and faculty, and was available for a book signing and photos afterwards.

tags: extended campus, global, webster life, webster today, vienna, christoph strasser

Webster Green Move Out

Sustainability to Collect Donations in Green Move Out Week

December 07, 2018

Did you know the Move Out process result in nearly 20,000 lbs. of trash going to the landfill each year? Moving out of dorms and apartments for the summer can be hectic, but the Webster University Sustainability Office is here to provide opportunities to green the process! In order to collect reusable items and unwanted electronics for recycling, blue rolling bins will be in the lobbies of East & West Hall, in the WVA Clubhouse and at the north entrance of Marletto’s for faculty and staff access from Monday, Dec. 17-Dec. 21.

tags: webster life, webster today, students, sustainability, green move out


Community Music School Hosts Registration Sessions for New Students

December 06, 2018

From Jan. 5-10, the Community Music School (CMS) of Webster University will host walk-in sessions for new students to register for the Spring 2019 semester of Individual Lessons. CMS offers one-on-one instruction on all instruments of the band and orchestra, piano, guitar, harp, and voice at convenient locations in Chesterfield, Webster Groves and University City. Students of all ages and abilities can be matched with one of over 90 master artist/educators.

tags: academics, college of fine arts, webster life, webster today, community music school, cms


Marketing Expert Visits Webster Vienna through EU Program

December 05, 2018

CEO and Associate Professor Svend Hollensen of Hollensen ApS, the University of Southern Denmark, and EURO FH, is an internationally recognized textbook author, business consultant, and researcher. He visited Webster Vienna for five days this November to teach and inspire students through lectures on international marketing and workshops for marketing strategies and influencer marketing.

tags: academics, extended campus, global, webster life, webster today, school of communications, home page, vienna