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Webster Golf Team Earns 5th GCAA Academic Award

July 28, 2016

The Webster University men's golf team was awarded the 2016 Team Academic Award by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA), for the fifth year in a row. Additionally, the Gorloks were one of only six teams who received President's Special Recognition by the GCAA for posting a 3.66 grade point average (GPA) for 2015-16, marking the third straight year.

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Provost Julian Schuster and Kent State's Marcello Fantoni

Webster, Kent State Expand Strategic Partnership in Italy

July 26, 2016

Webster University and WINS affiliate Kent State, are expanding their partnership with the addition of Kent State Florence, enabling study abroad in the Italian city and student and faculty exchange throughout the Webster network.

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Toasting the students in the Global MA programs

Students Complete Multi-Continent Global MA Program

July 20, 2016

The 2016 class of students in Global Masters of Arts in International Relations and Global Masters of Arts in International Non-Governmental Organizations celebrated completion of their program at a luncheon at the Vienna campus. Students in the program complete their master’s degree in 11 months, traveling every eight weeks to a new campus or location in the Webster system. The 2017 class of the GMA program launches this August.

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Webster Ghana hosted a talk by faculty members Jean-Germain Gros and Vladimir Antwi-Danso.

Lecture Series Examines Ethics in Campaigning in Ghana, U.S.

July 18, 2016

The latest installment in the public lecture series at the Ghana campus brought two Webster international relations professors to speak on “Ethical Political Campaigning: the case of Ghana and the US,” as both countries near elections in November 2016. Jean-Germain Gros and Vladimir Antwi-Danso's talks drew attendees from the private and public sector as well as current, prospective and international students of Webster Ghana.

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A rendering of what the expanded garage building will look like

Construction Update July 15 2016

July 15, 2016

The University has received the necessary permits to start removing asphalt from former Parking Lot O for the expansion of the parking garage. That work should start in the next week. The rock breaking at the lowest level of the Interdisciplinary Science Building should end in the next few days, and the foundation at that level will be poured in the next two weeks.

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Wilson thanks guest speakers from the U.S. Army and the FBI.

Security, Management Students Engage Army Chaplain, FBI Profiler in Capital

July 14, 2016

Webster students in SECR 5090: Behavior Issues and MNGT 5950: The Woman Manager, gathered off campus to hear thoughts on professions from U.S. Army chaplain Eddie Kinley and FBI profiler Jo’El Myles. Students in Nate Wilson and Gybrilla Blakes' classes heard about the fundamental, human side of military families that often gets overlooked, as well as what it's like to work in a high-profile yet enigmatic position in security and management.

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All are invited to thoughtfully, peacefully voice concerns.

Community United Forum in Webster Groves July 23

July 14, 2016

Members of local radio station KWRH-LP and local clergy have designed a Community United forum to address ways to acknowledge and hopefully alleviate, the anxieties, fears, concerns and misconceptions regarding the recent tragedies in Baton Rouge, Minneapolis, Dallas, Ballwin, and many other cities across the country. Youth of all ages, families, city government officials, civic organizations, business leaders, police, pastors and educators are invited to the forum Saturday, July 23 from 3-4:30p .m. at the Webster Groves Baptist Church.

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Justin Barton presents a book scholarship provided through a MDHE grant.

TAP Program Adds Service Learning Project, Preps New Students July 20-29

July 13, 2016

The Academic Resource Center is gearing up for the 2016 Summer TAP (Transitions and Academic Prep) program, which will be held from July 20-29. TAP is a free residential program for conditionally admitted Transitions students who are new to Webster. During TAP, students live on campus, take college courses and participate in campus workshops and activities to help them transition to university life.

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