Walker Dean Outlines Criteria for New Federal Chair
September 10, 2013
The selection of the next Federal Reserve Chairman will be the biggest economic decision made by President Obama during his presidency. While two candidates have emerged as front-runners Benjamin Akande, dean of the Walker School of Business and Technology, outlined five skill sets needed by the next chair. Get the details in his latest blog post, "Five Musts of the Next Fed Chair."
Faculty Members Receive Funding to Promote Entrepreneurship
September 9, 2013
Two computer science faculty members from the Walker School of Business and Technology
are among five selected to receive funding to infuse entrepreneurship concepts into
the curriculum. The goal is to provide students in non-business related areas such
as technology and art with self-employment and entrepreneurial skills. Find out more.
Walker School Welcomes New Director of Communications
September 3, 2013
Gina Tarte has been named the director of communications for the Walker School of Business and Technology. Read the announcement.
Walker School Gains LEED Gold
August 30, 2013
Webster University's East Academic Building (EAB) was certified as LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) level gold, the second highest level for the sustainability certification. The building houses the George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology as well as other programs and services. Read the full story.
Dean Akande Offers Freshmen Advice for Success
August 26, 2013
Benjamin Akande, dean of the Walker School of Business and Technology, welcomed freshmen
to Webster University and shared his advice for a successful college experience. Read his message to students.
Associate Professor John Aleshunas Completes Doctorate
May 8, 2013
Congratulations to John Aleshunas, Walker Business School's Math & Computer Science
Department Associate Professor who successfully completed the requirements of a doctorate
degree in Applied Mathematics from the University of Missouri, St. Louis. Read more.
Asset Pricing Expert Named New Walker School Business Chair
April 30, 2013
Faculty of the Business department in the Walker School of Business and Technology have elected Dr. David Porras, associate professor of Finance and asset pricing expert, as the next department chair. Porras will begin leading the business department June 1, 2013. Read more.