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Browning Hall Dedication & Symposium Thursday; New Adjunct Resources and Upcoming Deadlines

Posted: 10/18/2017 10:31:00 AM

Browning Hall Dedication & Academic Symposium: Thursday, October 19

Dedication ceremonies for Browning Hall will start at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday. Visit here for event details and to RSVP. All faculty, adjunct faculty, staff, and students are invited.

Envisioned 50-years ago and a reality today, Browning Hall is a state-of-the-art facility which adds 27 laboratories, 71 offices – including space for adjunct faculty – and a 129-seat auditorium, along with a number of collaborative “common” areas.

Following the dedication at 1 p.m., the university will host an academic symposium featuring a keynote speech by Vladimir Ivkovic, Ph.D., titled, “Science as Agency of Positive Change In the World.” Ivkovic is a 1999 graduate of Webster University’s Vienna campus, an instructor at Harvard Medical School, and a Neural Systems Group Director at the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry.

Following Ivkovic’s remarks, academic sessions with the theme “Liberal Arts and Sciences on Display” will begin at 2:30, and a student research showcase will conclude the formal activities at 3:30. A cocktail reception concludes the day’s events at 4 p.m.

Please visit the link above for more details.

Starfish: Student Success Portal Now Available

Accessible through Connections (success.webster.edu) and WorldClassRoom (worldclassroom.webster.edu) the Student Success Portal allows students to review their schedules, make appointments and connect with their success teams. Faculty member can use early alerts and progress reports to make sure students stay on track while advisors and staff can support the educational journeys of students. For additional information and access links, please visit Webster.edu/success.

Webster University Chamber Singers One of 10 Choirs Invited to National Showcase

On Friday, November 3, the Webster University Chamber Singers will perform at the National Collegiate Choral Association in Baton Rouge, La. – one of just 10 choirs invited to do so.

A preview concert open to everyone in St. Louis will be held on Monday, Oct. 30, at Second Presbyterian Church, 4501 Westminster Place, in the Central West End. Concert time is 7 p.m.

To learn more about this special honor and the Chamber Singers, visit here.

Tech Tips for International Travelers Body Copy

As the opportunity grows for international travel for our faculty, staff, and our students, the IT Department has prepared some technology tips for those traveling internationally. Take a look.

Some Upcoming Deadlines

Be sure “Incompletes” are being used in appropriate situations – academic sequencing, class schedules, and student progress can hang in the balance. For guidance, visit here.

Spring Term academic software requests must also be in to IT by November 15. Learn more here.