Feeding the World
Learn how to navigate the shortest distance from harvest to market with leading agribusiness Bunge North America's, Soren Schroder, president and CEO at the Walker Speaker Series Tuesday October 4 at Sunnen Lounge. RSVP for the free event and networking reception.
Next Stop: Costa Rica
Do you feel that shift? That’s the rebalance of economic power which is pushing Latin America into a growth spurt for the next 10-20 years. Those who want to take their business to America Latina need to know about the economy and the business culture. Register now for “Doing Business with Latin America”, a new online/travel course that will take you from your computer to Costa Rica for a week to learn first hand about this growing part of the world.
Lieutenant General Michael Gould MA ’86 has been flying pretty high since first stepping foot on the campus of the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1972. He’s gone from “doolie” to decorated pilot to Walker School of Business & Technology distinguished alumni! Fellow pilots refer to him by his call sign “Coach”. Those under his command at the prestigious U.S. Air Force Academy where he returned in 2009 to become its superintendent call him “sir”. We call him the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology’s 2011 Outstanding Alumnus of the Year. Meet Lieutenant General Michael Gould.
Local IT Leaders Honor WSBT Program
Our computer science professors knew their latest program was a success when its output resulted in a $10,000 check! That’s the amount the School just received from the St. Louis Gateway to Innovation to support the Walker School of Business & Technology’s High School Programming Challenge, a competition designed to put the teens’ computer skills to the test while introducing future coeds to Webster University. Read more.
Helping Others Excel
Experience is the teacher of all things, even for professors. If it had not been for Tom Quirk’s experience in the classroom at Webster’s Walker School of Business other educators and students outside his course might not have the opportunity to learn from his latest book Excel 2010 for Business Statistics: A Guide to Solving Practical Business Problems (Springer, 2011). Read More
Blueprint for Healthcare
“History gives us a look at the success and the failures of health care policy,” says Dr. James Brasfield, chair of the Walker School of Business' management department Health policy is path dependent because past decisions shape future options.” Since that future belongs to Webster’s students, Brasfield had those coeds in mind when writing his new book “Health Policy: The Decade Ahead”.
Read more. then check out Dean Akande’s review.