Save the Dates: 2013 Human Rights Conference to Be April 18 & 19

The Institute for Human Rights & Humanitarian Studies invites everyone to save April 18 and 19 for its annual human rights conference. The 2013 conference, to be held on the Webster Groves campus (location TBA), will examine issues related to the rights of indigenous people and stateless persons. Speakers include Winona LaDuke, an American Indian…

Celebrate the Centre Francophone

Help celebrate the opening of the Centre Francophone from 4 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, in Sunnen Lounge. Enjoy live music (in French) as well as a slice of king cake, and enter your name in a drawing for a Centre Francophone tee-shirt.

HateBrakers Aims to Bring an End to Hate

The name says it all. HateBrakers aims to bring hate to a screeching halt. That task may seem next to impossible in today’s world, but Susan Margolis Balk, an Arts & Sciences Advisory Board member who founded HateBrakers two years ago, believes wholeheartedly in her program and its mission. That mission states: HateBrakers, an innovation of…

Info Sessions Planned for Feb. 4-8

Attend an information session at the Westport campus, 11885 Lackland Rd., Feb. 4-8 and learn about the campus’s degree programs for adult professionals. Among them: the MS in Science Management & Leadership. (Sessions also will be held at the Winghaven campus, 2299 Technology Drive, O’Fallon, Mo.) Learn more about the sessions. Sign up online.

Global MA Spotlight: Carrie Shoultz

Global Thinking periodically spotlights a current Global MA in International Relations student.  This time we present Carrie Shoultz. (See the November profile of Betsmara Nye Cruz Lebrón.) Carrie Shoultz was born in Long Beach, Calif., grew up in Albuquerque, spent six years in Minneapolis, where her family originated, and has spent the last five years living…

Panel Discussion of the Film ‘Lincoln’ Jan. 30

The Department of History, Politics and International Relations is sponsoring a panel discussion, “Lincoln, the Film: Fact and Fiction,” at noon Wednesday, Jan. 30, in the Library Conference Room. Learn more.

Alum Profiled in ‘St. Louis Magazine’

Ian Fisher, BA in Political Science ’09 with a minor in German, and the second member of his acoustic duo, fellow Webster alum Ryan Carpenter, are profiled in St. Louis Magazine on their return to St. Louis and CD release. Fisher and Carpenter met as students at Webster and continued collaborating while Fisher was studying…