Monday, January 30, 2023

‘Fake news’ prompts new focus on media literacy

Two Webster University professors see media literacy education as increasingly important in the current political climate.

Game design degree thrives in second year

One year and three months after the creation of the game design program at Webster University, 53 students have enrolled in the major.

Marletto’s Marketplace to get a menu makeover

Marletto's will introduce three new food options next fall, including all-day breakfast and more vegan foods.

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.

University implements changes after game design allegations

The university now seeks new game design faculty after 13 students and former faculty released statements alleging a former professor of professional misconduct.  Senior Nicholas...

‘.zip bomb’ released by hacked email

Webster University email accounts were compromised last week. An employee's computer was infected and sent a virus out to Webster employees and students through email.

Webster to pre-screen centennial documentary

Webster will be pre-screening a documentary on the university’s first century, made by the Nine Network of Public Media.

Webster annual student cost exceed competition

Chances are you spend more money for your college education at Webster compared to nearby competing universities. Webster University first-time, full-time undergraduates pay a higher...

Sustainability students plant trees for Arbor Day

Webster University students teamed up with facilities staff to celebrate Arbor Day on April 29 by planting new trees on campus.

SGA organizing Period Equity Project for menstruating students

Webster University's 139 bathrooms will soon be stocked with menstrual pads and tampons for students. The Student Government Association is working to launch the...

Two freshman win writing awards

Webster University honored two students at the Freshman Writing Award ceremony held Friday, April 8.

Professors form Webster chapter of national organization

The group seeks to address common issues in higher education including academic freedom and salary.  A group of Webster professors concerned with local and national...

Webster faculty and students assist less fortunate women in need of legal help

The WILLOW Project is working to rescue underprivileged women across the nation from a law system that appears to have left them behind.

Graduation back on campus for first time since 2003

On a day that would normally be full of relief and celebration, almost-graduate Jennifer Stewart’s cardboard graduation cap drooped over her eyes as she...

University cancels Webster Works Worldwide

Administration said Webster Works Worldwide needs improvement after 24 years of service projects. Webster University administration sent a letter to Webster faculty and staff over...

COVID-19 task force member offers advice to students celebrating the holidays

Jody Spiess encouraged students to continue mitigation practices, such as mask-wearing and social distancing, during the holiday season. With winter break just around the...