Friday, October 22, 2021

UPDATED: Webster’s Florida campuses to close Thursday due to onset of Hurricane Irma

Webster University's Florida campuses prepare as category 5 Hurricane Irma passes through the Caribbean, heading toward Florida coast.

Peer counseling program expanding after pilot run

By Lara Hardman Patrick Stack, director of counseling and life development, envisions the growth of peer education programs across the sub-cultures of students on campus....

Students express hopes for election at watch party

The Journal asked Webster students who voted in Tuesday's election to participate in an informal exit poll at the Election Day watch party yesterday in the Sunnen Lounge.

Panel of Webster professors speak out on the 2016 election

Political science professor Gwyneth Williams, history professor John Chappel and international relations professor Kelly-Kate Pease shared their views on presidential politics.

Fariba Hachtroudi speaks on Iran-US relations at Webster University

The Centre Francophone at Webster University and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy hosted an event with Iranian and French author Fariba Hachtroudi.

Full-time students double work load with full-time jobs

A new study from Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce reports that students are working an average of 30 hours a week. The research also revealed that these are not just typical hours for Finch, but also undergraduate students across the country and at Webster University.

Tax documents reveal President, Provost and SPICE coach received bonuses and raises in 2014-2015

President Elizabeth Stroble, Provost Julian Schuster and Webster chess coach Susan Polgar received nearly $170,500 in bonuses during the 2014-2015 calendar year, university tax documents revealed.

County consolidates Webster into single voting precinct

The change came after years of Webster students voting in multiple precincts. In 2018, the Office of Student Engagement successfully petitioned the St. Louis...

Student Government Association confirms new student group

Brothers Empowered aspires to empower men of color in their new group.

Faculty, staff will also vote on smoking ban

Webster University faculty and staff will have a chance to vote on whether the university’s campus should become smoke-free. In the 2016 spring semester, Webster’s...

Broeder, Stimpfl to fill in for Wilson

Wilson’s resignation left the dean position for the College of Arts and Sciences vacant. A void that is now temporarily filled by two faculty members of the college; Jenny Broeder and Joseph Stimpfl.

‘American mom’ hosts fundraiser for former Webster University student in ICE detainment

A fundraising event held in the Webster University Center allows for student the opportunity to learn about a former student's detainment. They can also make donations to his cause.

Webster University counseling program receives CACREP accreditation

Webster University counseling program receives CACREP accreditation. This accreditation makes Webster University the only private university in Missouri with CACREP recognition.

Webster Title IX policy under review

“There’s nothing that’s happened with what’s come out of the federal government that tells us we have to weaken our policies,” university Title IX coordinator Betsy Schumtz said.

Hardships of a third-party candidate

Constitution Party candidate for the Missouri House of Representatives Cindy Redburn described running as a third party candidate like being in a hundred yard...

The Confucius Institute has a new interim director

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