Saturday, September 25, 2021

Jackie Joyner-Kersee announced as commencement speaker

Webster University appointed Jackie Joyner-Kersee as the commencement speaker for the online 2021 commencement ceremony. Joyner-Kersee is a six-time Olympic medalist, earning her the...

Club crafts blankets for children

Eleven students attended the blanket-making event. The completed blankets will be donated to Shriners Hospitals for Children. The Webster University Students for Biological Sciences (SBS)...

Second opportunity for relief funds available

Students need to apply by March 31 to be considered for the funds. Time is ticking for Webster students to cash in on the Higher...

Hulsizer focused on students and faculty during his time as interim dean

Michael Hulsizer said he will listen to students and faculty and find ways to meet their needs during his time as interim dean. He...

Commencement ceremony goes virtual, seniors left wondering why

The graduating class of 2021 will not be walking across the stage at The Muny for their commencement ceremony this year. The decision, made...

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion conference has record-breaking year

The sixth annual Diversity, Equity and Inclusion conference welcomed keynote speakers Charlotte Clymer and Patrisse Cullors and also had 15 student speakers. Webster hosted its...

Black Lives Matter co-founder speaks at Webster

Patrisse Cullors is a co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement. On Feb. 24, Cullors spoke as a keynote speaker at Webster's Diversity, Equity...

Counseling and Life Development office working to offer a virtual COVID-19 support group

One student has expressed interest in the virtual support group so far, according to Patrick Stack. The group would meet virtually on Tuesdays at...

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion conference promotes productive conversations about difficult subjects

Students and guest speakers spoke on panels on discussions about race, gender identity, sexuality and disability during the sixth annual Diversity, Equity and Inclusion...

Summer tuition reduction affects internship program

The university announced a tuition reduction for 2021 summer courses on Feb. 10.  Summer school used to sound boring as a kid, but in college,...

Severe weather leaves students stranded at home

Severe weather impacted Webster's St. Louis campus over the week — but classes went on as scheduled, virtually.  This past week, St. Louis received a...

Winghaven campus to close May 31

Webster's Winghaven campus will close not close its doors for summer break in May. Instead, it will be closing forever. A decrease in enrollment...

Webster targeted by scam email

The Webster Information Technology Staff alerted students to the phishing attempt on Jan. 21. Webster University students and faculty were the targets of another phishing...

Students receive scholarship for working on frontlines of pandemic

Over 300 webster students attend Webster virtually while also working as nurses. Webster has introduced a scholarship as a way to thank them for...

Woody-Cooper appointed to American Psychological Association

Jameca Woody-Cooper has not only taught, but inspired students. Now, she is a member of the America Psychological Association.  In December 2020, Jameca Woody-Cooper, an...

Students react to Bush being first Black congresswoman in Missouri

U.S. representative Cori Bush is Missouri's first Black congresswoman. Webster student Leatrice McNeal felt her election is an inspiration to the people Bush represents. Leatrice...