Friday, October 22, 2021

Webster elects new SGA president Vasif Durarbayli

Durarbayli received 47.29 percent of the vote for president. He will succeed two-term president Caroline Wiley.

Thomas Johnson named interim dean of Business and Technology school

A temporary replacement for former Walker School of Business and Technology Dean Benjamin Akande has been named. Thomas Johnson, Webster’s Associate Vice President and Chief of Strategic Initiatives, was announced as the interim dean of the school on June 3.

SOC hosts Media Academy, nine media execs visit Webster

Executives from several media companies throughout the country came to Webster for the university’s first Media Academy last week. The two-day event included presentations from the executives and opportunities for students to interact with the presenters.

Plans transform pond from cesspool to amphitheatre

The retention pond behind a parking garage will serve the Webster students in a more relaxing way after a new transformation, thanks to a Webster science lecturer.

City Plan Commission hosts public forum on educational zoning

The city plan commission presented amendments to educational zoning in Webster Groves during a public hearing at its Dec. 2 meeting.

‘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.

The Confucius Institute has a new interim director

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

Student fundraiser gives thumbs up to Gorlok statue

A new bronze statue stands at the north end of the quad between Emerson Library and the Sverdrup building. It is the result of the student-led ‘Project Gorlok’ campaign that raised money to erect a Gorlok statue on campus.

Gunderson bids farewell to Webster

Former Webster Chief Financial Officer bid farewell to his colleagues at a farewell party on Jan. 15.

Webster celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

This past weekend Webster Groves community members marched through snow and freezing temperatures from Webster Groves City Hall to the Steger/Givens school building in...

International Education Week kicks off on Monday

Webster is hosting a variety of events in celebration of international culture, language and cuisine.

Adjuncts officially file to hold union vote

They have filed with the National Labor Relations Board. Now, Webster adjuncts will work toward holding a vote to determine if they will be represented by a union.