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Call for Judges for Two Forensic Debate Tournaments, Dec. 1-2

November 21, 2018

Webster’s Forensic and Debate Team is preparing to host two collegiate tournaments Dec. 1 and Dec. 2. As is always the case, locally hosted tournaments succeed with community support, which includes guest critics. Gina Jensen, director of the program, anticipates as many as 25 schools from states throughout the Midwest. There are two tournaments running concurrently: the Study Break Tournament and the Gateway Swing.

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Join the world for #GivingTuesday and help empower students for today and tomorrow.

Make an Impact with Webster on #GivingTuesday Nov. 27

November 20, 2018

Join Webster University on Nov. 27 for #GivingTuesday and make #GorlokGiving global. #GivingTuesday is a global giving movement built by millions of individuals, families, organizations, businesses and communities in all 50 U.S. states and in countries around the world to support and champion the causes they believe in and the communities in which they live. Through your donations to Webster, you are empowering students to find success now and long after they graduate.

tags: alumni, global, webster life, advancement, home page, community engagement, webster today

The Center for Innovation and Professional Development is holding its second information session.

New Innovation Center Holds Information Session, Nov. 20

November 20, 2018

The Center for Innovation and Professional Development (CIPD) will hold its second information session today, Nov. 20, from 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. in EAB 392. WebEx participation is also available. Joe Roberts and Gary Renz (CIPD Co-Directors) will discuss the Center’s mission and lead an informative discussion centering on ideas from session participants.

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After surviving a car crash, Strasser has gone on to win several ultra-cycling races, and is a five-time winner of Race Across America.

Vienna WebTALKS Presents: Ultracycling Champion Christoph Strasser Nov. 29

November 16, 2018

Webster University Vienna presents the second biennial WebTALKS event, featuring ultracycling superstar Christoph Strasser on Nov. 29. Prior to Nov. 13, only Webster students and alumni may register, before being opened up to the public. Those who attend will have the opportunity to purchase Strasser's book and get it signed. Please note this talk will be in English. Space is limited and seating is on a first come-first served basis.

tags: global, webster life, webster today, vienna, community engagement

Hannah Emerson, International Relations student

International Relation Student Wins Contest for Global Solutions

November 16, 2018

Hannah Emerson, who is studying International Relations through the Combine Degree Program offered at Webster, won a Citizens for Global Solutions contest which sent her to the organization’s national conference in Washington D.C., Citizens for Global Solutions Annual Board Meeting, Nov. 9-12. Emerson won the contest with her essay, “Urbanization: A Global Problem with a Global Smart City Solution,” which explored her international experience and how Smart City policies can help alleviate the problems that come with urbanization.

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Disability Awareness: We can all overcome our challenges

November 16, 2018

Election Day and the Thanksgiving holiday encouraged the Accessibility Committee and the Academic Resource Center to reflect on the accomplishments of some of the United States’ most well-known individuals despite their challenges with “disabilities.” Many are well aware of some of these examples but may be less familiar with some of the more hidden disabilities that former commanders in chief have overcome and/or managed.

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Webster leaders visited the campus in Accra, Ghana in November.

In the News: Ghana visit, chess team, Cross on violence

November 16, 2018

President Beth Stroble was quoted in CitiNewsroom about the growing need for more higher education capacity in Ghana, in a story featuring a recent seminar on the topic hosted by the Webster Ghana campus. ... Remy Cross was interviewed by The Globe Post about an increase in violence associated with right-wing extremist "nationalist" groups. ... The #1-ranked Webster chess team was covered by KMOX radio and in stltoday.

tags: college of arts and sciences, in the news, ghana, chess, students, criminology, sociology, president, webster today

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Webster Conservatory Presents 'Fahrenheit 451' Nov. 14-18

November 14, 2018

The public is invited to the Webster Conservatory production of "Fahrenheit 451." Ray Bradbury’s classic drama is a timely and suspenseful journey, Fahrenheit 451 is a dystopian tale about the importance of reading and thinking for oneself. The production will take place at the Browning Mainstage Theatre Nov. 14-18 at 7:30 p.m., with the Sunday production at 2 p.m. Free admission is offered to Webster Students, Faculty, and Staff with a valid ID. $15 for adults, $7 for seniors, alumni, and non-Webster students. $2 for children 12 and under.

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If you have questions, contact the service desk.

Password Policy Compliance Measures

November 14, 2018

To ensure the security, privacy and protection of the personal and professional data of all its constituents, Information Technology will roll out password policy compliance measures to implement Webster University policy for systems, computers and mobile devices. To avoid disruption of service, please take the time to familiarize yourself with these guidelines and update your password to meet them.

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