News Articles

Tim Noelker '73 was appointed by the White House to the national volunteer service agency.

Webster Alumnus Appointed General Counsel to Corporation for National and Community Service

May 22, 2017

St. Louis senior counsel Tim Noelker '73 has devoted countless volunteer hours advancing the work of nonprofits and charitable organizations. But when he leaves Thompson Coburn this summer for a high-profile new position, volunteering will become his work. He has been appointed by The White House to serve as General Counsel for the Corporation for National & Community Service (CNCS) in Washington, D.C., effective July 5, 2017.

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Verity

Verity Named Interim Director for Study Abroad

May 22, 2017

The Office of Academic Affairs has announced that Hannah Verity, director of Global Program Development, has been named interim director of the Office of Study Abroad effective June 1. In this role, she will work with colleagues in Study Abroad and the WINS program to develop plans for an expanded and enhanced Study Abroad campaign for 2017-18. Verity will continue in the role of director of Global Program Development while serving as interim director of Study Abroad.

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Webster Hall

Webster Adds 11 New Online Programs to Robust Catalog

May 22, 2017

Webster University’s nationally recognized online education program is expanding. The Online Learning Center has added five new master’s programs, two certificates and four bachelor’s programs to its extensive catalog of majors that can be earned completely online. Students at Webster now have an online selection of 20 certificate programs, 31 graduate degrees and four undergraduate degrees. The center also offers four undergraduate completion programs.

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One lucky donor will receive a coveted parking spot for a week.

Contribute to Arts and Education Council, Receive ARTS Card Discounts

May 19, 2017

Webster University is participating in Workplace Giving in an effort to support the Arts and Education Council again this year. The arts are vital to our region. They make St. Louis a great place to live. With a donation of $50 or more, you'll receive an ARTS card, which allows you to take advantage of special discounts on events throughout the year.

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MS in Cybersecurity available at Leiden campus

Cybersecurity: Webster Leiden captures and secures the flag with Hackershub

May 19, 2017

Webster Leiden launched a capture the flag event together with Hackershub to generate awareness about the MS Cybersecurity program. The capture the flag event was held on Thursday, February 16, where interested students learned about the cybersecurity program, study options, flexibility and what they could expect from the only accredited American university in the Netherlands.

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Ramser-Young '88 among fellow Webster grads on Saturday, May 13, 2017

Video: Class of '88 Alumna Gets Long-Awaited Commencement Day

May 19, 2017

The Class of 2017 weren't the only graduates calling last Saturday a special Webster University commencement day. Karla Ramser-Young, who earned her MA in 1988 but was near full term in her pregnancy at the time, finally got to walk across the stage 29 years later. Her son, Joshua, arranged with Webster for her to cross this item off her "bucket list." Watch a video on what the moment meant to Karla and her son.

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Gorlok golfers made it into the NCAA finals for the first time.

Webster Golf Makes History by Advancing to NCAA D-III Championship Finals

May 18, 2017

The Webster University golf team made the cut for the finals of the NCAA Division-III Championships, shooting a second round 315, on Wednesday, May 17, at the Mission Inn Resort & Club, in Howey-in-the-Hills, FL.  For the first time in team history the Gorloks advanced to the 3rd and 4th rounds, keeping alive their quest for a national title.  

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Samples of handicrafts and popular art from Mexico

Webster Athens Hosts Mexican Art Exhibition

May 18, 2017

The Association of Mexican Artists and Intellectuals in Greece, with the support of the Embassy of Mexico in Athens and Webster University Athens, offered Greek audiences the country's strong artistic tradition which is very much celebrated today. A large sample of internationally renowned and prolific handicrafts and popular art from Mexico were exhibited in Webster Athens Cultural Center.

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Ramser-Young '88

In the News: Stroble on value of degrees; '88 grad gets her day; Curtis on ransomware

May 18, 2017

President Beth Stroble was quoted in an Ingram’s feature examining the costs and value of higher education, in particular from private institutions. ... Professor Jim Curtis was interviewed for an NBC affiliate's story on global ransomware attacks. ... The story of Karla Ramsey-Young '88, who walked at Saturday's commencement 30 years after finishing her degree, was featured by Louisville's WDRB TV.

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chess

Senators McCaskill, Blunt Honor Chess Team

May 18, 2017

Missouri U.S. Senators Claire McCaskill and Roy Blunt honored the Webster University Chess Team on their record fifth consecutive national championship at the 2017 President’s Cup Collegiate Chess tournament. The Senators introduced a resolution commemorating the team's historic achievement, noting their work promoting chess as a vehicle for enriching the education of children and young adults.

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A rendering of the exterior of Browning Hall. Construction on the building tentatively is expected to end this summer.

Construction Update May 18 2017

May 18, 2017

Work crews at Browning Hall, Interdisciplinary Science Building continue to make significant progress toward completion. The University is currently planning on moving equipment into the building in mid to late July. Watch this space in the near future for a more detailed moving plan.

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From Cosic's

Around Webster: Erickson play opens; Rockwell in Peru; McElwee, Cosic screenings

May 17, 2017

Michael Erickson's "Honor Student" opens this weekend, directed by alumnus Taylor Gruenloh. ... Van McElwee's "Objects In A Landscape" was screened at the National Gallery of Art this month, while "Flag And Its Shadow" opened in Los Angeles. ... Several Zlatko Cosic films are screening this month in St. Louis and in June at the OtherMovie Lugano Film Festival in Switzerland. ... Rick Rockwell gave two presentations at the Latin American Studies Association conference in Lima, Peru.

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