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Dec 10, 2012, 18:18 ET Webster University's Akande Receives 2012 Pillar in the Community Award

Dr. Benjamin Ola. Akande, Nigerian-born U.S. citizen and dean of the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology at Webster...


Oct 10, 2012, 17:51 ET Komen for the Cure® Founder Named Walker School of Business 2012 Person of the Year

Ambassador Nancy Brinker urges audience to wield their individual power of one  Ambassador Nancy Brinker, founder of the Susan G....


Mar 23, 2012, 13:41 ET Acclaimed Filmmaker Steve James Comes to Webster University

Mr. James is an Inaugural 2012 Global Leader in Residence Webster University and the Office of Corporate Partnerships are pleased...


Mar 09, 2012, 15:32 ET Webster University Announces Inaugural "2012 Global Leaders In Residence" Program

Webster University and the Office of Corporate Partnerships are pleased to announce the inaugural Global Leaders in Residence program.  The...


Aug 25, 2011, 13:09 ET U.S. Air Force Academy Superintendent Named '2011 Outstanding Alumnus' by Webster University's Walker Business School

Webster University alumnus Lt. Gen. Michael C. Gould, superintendent of the U.S. Air Force Academy, last evening was named the "2011 Outstanding...


Aug 09, 2011, 12:07 ET There Can Be No Paean Without Pain

Commentary by Dr. Benjamin Ola. Akande and Chuck Feltz Seeing the way leaders in Washington were smiling after the debt ceiling law was passed...


Jul 18, 2011, 12:46 ET Grant from Maritz Supports Webster University's Exemplary Student Literacy Corps

Maritz, a St. Louis-based company that assists many of the world's largest corporations in meeting their most important business goals, has awarded...


Jul 08, 2011, 15:14 ET Webster University Expert Available to Discuss Space Law

Even before NASA retired its space shuttle program, government and privately funded efforts have already begun to develop a new deep space...


Jun 28, 2011, 16:03 ET Sustainable Business Practices and Economic Growth Not Mutually Exclusive, Says Carbon Disclosure Project Founder During Worldwide Discussion at Webster University

Paul Dickinson, executive chairman and founder of the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), is at the forefront of a global transformation. Dickinson...


Jun 14, 2011, 15:11 ET Webster University Expert Available to Discuss Current Role of Fathers

What is driving the current so-called "Daditude" of fathers today? They're more hands-on than their predecessors and more eager to take on more...


Apr 06, 2011, 12:47 ET Romaine Seguin, UPS President-Americas, Named Webster Walker Business School 2011 'Woman of Influence'

Webster University alumna Romaine Seguin, president of UPS Americas Region, was named the 2011 "Woman of Influence" by Webster University's George...


Mar 11, 2011, 17:18 ET Stay focused on Opportunity Equality, not Income Inequality

The following is a commentary written by Richard Ryffel, Chairman of the Board, Beyond Housing and Benjamin Akande, Dean, George Herbert Walker...


Dec 14, 2010, 16:30 ET Webster University Receives $1 Million Gift From Alumna

Webster University alumna Jane Robert and her husband, Bruce, have donated $1 million to establish the Jane and Bruce Robert Professorship in French...


Aug 25, 2010, 12:06 ET Anheuser-Busch Foundation Continues Investment In Higher Education With Donation to Webster University

$1 Million Donation to Webster is Part of More than $14 Million to Institutions in the Region Supporting higher education is an important element...


Aug 12, 2010, 15:51 ET Have We Become a No-Frills Society?

The following commentary was written by Dr. Benjamin Ola. Akande, dean, and Richard Ryffel, adjunct professor of finance, George Herbert Walker...


Aug 05, 2010, 16:39 ET Where BP Went Wrong: A Lack of Strategy

The following essay was written by Dr. Benjamin Ola. Akande, dean, George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology at Webster University...


Jul 23, 2010, 14:49 ET Webster University and Eden Theological Seminary Close on Agreement to Enhance Collaboration, Transfer Real Estate and Consolidate Libraries

Webster University and Eden Theological Seminary today closed on an agreement reached last December that ushers in a new era of collaboration for...


Jul 13, 2010, 12:05 ET Webster University's Global MBA Class of 2010 Graduates at Ceremonies in Vienna

The second class of the Webster University George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology's one-of-a-kind Global MBA program celebrated...


Jun 07, 2010, 18:30 ET Webster University Names Julian Schuster Provost and Senior Vice President

Dr. Julian Z. Schuster has been named Provost and Senior Vice President at Webster University. Dr. Schuster currently serves as Founding Dean of...


Apr 05, 2010, 18:34 ET AT&T Executive Cindy Brinkley Named 2010 'Woman of Influence' by Webster University School of Business & Technology

Cindy Brinkley, senior vice president-talent development and chief diversity officer, AT&T Services, Inc., was named the 2010 "Woman of...


Mar 04, 2010, 18:43 ET Webster University English Professor Named Missouri's Poet Laureate

Webster University Professor of English David Clewell has been appointed Missouri's second Poet Laureate. Mo. First Lady Georganne Nixon made the...


Feb 15, 2010, 14:36 ET Mr. Truman Meets Hiroshima on the Future of Nuclear Weapons

A historic meeting between the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum will take place on March 1, from 7 p.m....


Jul 06, 2009, 12:09 ET Grounded for Takeoff... The Future for Legacy Airlines

The following is commentary by San Antonio entrepreneur and Webster University Global MBA Student R. Shelton Moynahan: On the brink of a decade...


Jun 26, 2009, 16:29 ET Post-Recession World Prep Takes Student From Missouri River to Blue Danube

Kansas City was hit hard by the recession last month according to reports just released by the U.S. Department of Labor. Both Missouri and Kansas...


May 29, 2009, 11:04 ET What it Means to be Free

The following was written by Benjamin Ola. Akande, Dean, School of Business and Technology, Webster University: Twenty years ago, I was a...