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Go the Whole 9 is an awareness campaign funded through the Department of Mental Health, Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse and the United Way.

Production House Gives Students Experience with Real-World Clients

December 08, 2017

Part of the Career Launch Initiative in the School of Communications, the Production House course puts video production students in position to assist real-world clients with real deadlines and client-specific expectations that prepare them to work as freelancers or employees in the fields of film and video production. The latest client, the nonprofit St. Louis Arc, was thrilled with the students' work developing a PSA.

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All new CIC applications and renewed CIC and TE applications are due Dec. 15

Tuition Exchange Program Application and Renewal Deadlines Fast Approaching

December 08, 2017

In addition to Webster Tuition Remission, the university offers two programs where dependent children of full-time Webster employees may be eligible to apply for scholarships at other higher education institutions: the Tuition Exchange, Inc. (TE) Program and the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) Tuition Exchange Program.

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Kaat was longtime academic director and faculty member at Webster's Leiden campus.

Remembering Jacques Kaat, Former Leiden Academic Director

December 07, 2017

The Webster University community mourned the passing of Jacques Kaat, former academic director of the Leiden campus in the Netherlands. Serving as academic director at Leiden from 2000-14, Kaat was instrumental in bringing Dutch accreditation to the Leiden campus and is remembered as an exceptional leader and friend among colleagues throughout the Webster global network.

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ARC, Testing Center, Tutoring center and Writing Center

ARC Announces End of Semester, Winter Break Hours

December 07, 2017

The end of the Fall 2017 semester is near, and the Academic Resource Center (ARC) encourages Webster employees and students to use all services fully during this time and between the Fall and Spring semesters as well. Hours will be adjusted during student breaks; the ARC will be closed during the all-campus winter break—from 4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 22, until 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 2.

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Friday, Dec. 8 is the sign-up deadline.

Call for Volunteers: Transparent Teaching Project

December 06, 2017

Amanda Rosen, associate professor in the Department of History, Politics, and International Relations, is seeking volunteers from the worldwide Webster community to participate in her project on Transparent Teaching. The project focuses on clear communication between professors and students about the purpose, tasks and criteria for success on course assignments.

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World Quest 2017

Webster Hosts World Quest Academic Competition

December 05, 2017

The 16th annual Academic World Quest competition was held on Nov. 30 at Webster University in the Luhr Building, welcoming 200 people to the event. Questions were developed and presented by the World Affairs Council, with topics intended to challenge student’s knowledge and understanding of world-wide current events as well as political and economic information from around the globe. The competition included 28 local high schools from the St. Louis area.

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The farewell reception for Sanela Bejdic will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 13, at 3 p.m

Farewell Reception for Sanela Bejdic Dec. 13

December 05, 2017

Please join the Academic Resource Center for a farewell reception for Sanela Bejdic, Testing Center coordinator, on Wednesday, Dec. 13, at 3 p.m. in the Academic Resource Center. Bejdic is leaving the University, effective Dec. 20, and will be embarking on a new career as the manager of the assessment department at St. Louis Community College – Forest Park.

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Nominations are due to the Office of the Provost by Monday, Feb. 12.

Call for 2018 Kemper Award Nominations

December 05, 2017

The Office of the Provost invites nominations for the 2018 William T. Kemper Award for Excellence in Teaching. This award, generously funded by the William T. Kemper Foundation, recognizes faculty members who demonstrate teaching at its finest. Up to four Kemper Awards will be presented. To nominate a faculty member, write a brief paragraph stating why you think he/she is an outstanding teacher. Nominees will be asked to provide background information on their teaching experiences as well as a statement articulating their philosophy of education.

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Webster performs 'Lysistrata' Dec. 6-10, 13-17

Conservatory Performs Ancient Greek Comedy 'Lysistrata'

December 04, 2017

How do you end a war that seems never ending? The great Greek comedian, Aristophanes, takes on this question with "Lysistrata," a story centered on the lives of the soldiers' wives toward the end of the Peloponnesian War. Webster’s Conservatory of Theatre Arts will be performing the show beginning Wednesday, Dec. 6, in Stage III, located in Webster Hall.

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Outcomes survey to be sent to graduates on Monday, Dec. 4

Encourage Participation in Webster's Outcomes Survey for Fall 1 Graduates

December 04, 2017

To gather important data about the outcomes of our graduates, the Office of Institutional Effectiveness needs your help in encouraging Fall 1 2017 graduates to complete Webster's Outcomes Survey. Graduates from Fall 1 will receive an email invitation to the survey the morning of Monday, Dec. 4.

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