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4/13/18 - Check out the latest news and happenings at Webster University

Posted: 4/13/2018 11:50:00 AM

Fourth Equity in in Education Conference Coming Up – Tomorrow, April 14

On this upcoming Saturday (April 14), educators will again gather to address issues associated with social equity and education. This year’s conference will hone in on helping school districts realize greater equity in academic programming and in the lives of their students. The event will be held in Browning Hall.

Register today and hear what local school districts, educators, and students are doing to innovatively and creatively promote greater equity for disabled as well as racial and ethnic minorities, immigrant families and English Language Learners.

Click here to download and share the flyer. Register for the event here.

A Terabyte to You!

Are you taking full advantage your Webster Office 365 account benefits? Don’t forget, you get a terabyte of free cloud storage in your Webster OneDrive, which is backed up and secured by Microsoft.

To learn more, visit here or Webster’s Office 365 website here.

Grants Available for Collaborative Student/Faculty Research

The Office of the Provost is once again awarding stipends to fund join student/faculty research projects through the Provost’s Student/Faculty Collaborative Research Grant Program. Applications are now being accepted. Visit here for application details and requirements .

Webster In the News: President Stroble on Webster Innovations and Free Speech

The Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) singled out Webster University for its status as a pioneer and innovator in the areas of online education and for adding military and international locations. Online students can earn 30 graduate degrees, 22 certificates, and eight undergrad degrees, or just take a class or two online as needed. Dr. Stroble reiterated the University’s informal mission of meeting unmet needs – and having the flexibility to do so.

In addition, in a recent American Council on Education (ACE) blog article, President Stroble addressed the need and importance of linking free speech and inclusion together in the realm of education. “[Universities provide] models of how to listen to voices that are overlooked in the traditional media, widening the scope of conversations, and rediscovering the lost arts of compromise and courtesy.”

For more information on both of these items, visit here .