Friday, October 22, 2021

UPDATED: Tax forms reveal president receives highest total percentage pay increase in 5 years

Webster University's 990 tax forms reported a combined $112,000 increase in bonuses for President Stroble and Provost Schuster.

The Confucius Institute has a new interim director

Bill Lynch, a professor in the Conservatory, will manage the Chinese language and culture program.

Service dogs assist veterans through mental illness

Tom Palozola relied on his dog Basilone, who helped him cope with anxiety and stress. Organizations like Missouri Patriot Paws match veterans with service dogs specifically trained to help them combat PTSD and emotional trauma.

Webster remembers Andrew Goldbranson

Friends of Conservatory student Andrew Goldbranson reflect on his life three months after his death. Sophomore Meghan Storts said she can still feel the warmth...

SGA candidates running for 2018-19

Webster released the list of candidates for the 2018-2019 academic year

UPDATE: Webster student protest leads to student arrest

Webster student-led protest started Dec 2. with a blocked intersection at Big Bend and Edgar Road and ended with one student arrest.

Program earns grant for Webster

Webster University was awarded the “Teachers Matter: Promoting Partnership & Measuring Efficacy in Teacher Preparation” grant from Boeing for their educational course on teaching...

Geneva professor pleads guilty to manslaughter

Webster Geneva Professor Norma Patricia Esparza pled guilty to manslaughter in Aug. 12 in a plea deal that will have her spend six years in prison.

County police chiefs oppose merger

County police chiefs fear the proposed merger would demolish community policing.  Webster Groves Chief of Police Dale Curtis scoffs when he talks about the proposed...

UPDATE: Black Lives Matter event canceled due to threats

A planned lecture at Webster University by major activists in the Black Lives Matter movement was cancelled due to threats made against the speakers, movement co-founder Alicia Garza said.

Possibility of adjunct union at Webster sparks administration attention

Union organizers from the Service Employees International Union have been trying to recruit Webster adjuncts since the summer for their project called “Adjunct Action” to improve adjunct benefits and salary.

Amanda Rosen wins ASPA innovative teaching award

Amanda Rosen, an associate professor of International Relations at Webster University, was rewarded for her innovative teaching methods with an award from the American Political Science Association (APSA).

ISB adds new dean, majors, classroom space to campus

Browning Hall adds nearly 100 new classrooms, lab spaces and offices to campus. Additionally, Webster's latest addition brings a new dean and a new major.

COVID-19 ravages student and university finances nationwide

For some colleges, experts say COVID-19 could be the tipping point. It was definitely not something freshman Marcel Dalton planned for. The coronavirus derailed everything: his...

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...

Global Citizenship Program wins liberal studies award

Webster University’s Global Citizenship Program (GCP) has been recognized as an example of a successful program revision for the twenty-first century.