Tuesday, May 17, 2022

How universities around St. Louis prepare for the possibility of an active shooter

Colleges around the area practice two different methods, or combine them, when it comes to dealing with a shooter on campus.

Diversity & Inclusion conference sets attendance record

Webster University hosted its fifth annual Diversity & Inclusion Conference from Feb. 23 to 27. The event featured Sam White, Shelly Tochluk, Michele Norris and...

City council decides on ordinances 8851, 8852

Webster University and Eden Theological Seminary are no longer zoned in the same category after a Jan. 6 vote to pass both educational zoning...

College students susceptible to hate group recruitment

A lack of confidence and a need of support from a community can contribute to college students finding a place in hate groups, according to professor of psychology Linda Woolf.

Webster plans to make already existent African American, LGBTQ curriculum more visible.

Two weeks after Webster University administrators heard from students about how they felt the university lacked African American and LGBTQ studies, the delegates were...

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 want Webster to divest from fossil fuels

12 students created a petition to urge Webster to change its spending. A group of students, staff and faculty aim to get Webster University to...

Webster University ends relationship with military-focused media organization under FTC investigation

Webster has been connected with a company under investigation by the Federal Trade Commission for asking schools to pay for their military rankings.

Webster student receives Phi Theta Kappa distinguished achievement scholarship

Webster student Ayesha Ather received the Phi Theta Kappa Distinguished Achievement Scholarship, the largest scholarship award given to transfer students at Webster University.

Webster adjuncts say no to unionization

Webster University's adjunct instructors voted against unionizing in a 268 to 212 on May 11.

Faculty mentoring aims to help “transitions” students

The faculty mentoring program hopes to raise retention rates of transfer students.

Webster university targeted in phishing cyberattack

The e-mail was sent from the account of an adjunct faculty member and replicated a message from the university president and provost.

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...

Webster University aims to increase faculty diversity

Webster University hopes to make a change to it’s faculty so that it shows a better representation of how diverse it’s student body is.

Discrepancies between adjunct union and admin website

Corrections: Attribution has been corrected for Patrick Giblin under the section “Escorted off campus.” Giblin said the public safety officer reported to him that...

Webster introduces Ghana study abroad through two month research program

Professor Danielle MacCartney and ten Webster students were among the first to officially study abroad at Webster's campus in Accra, Ghana.