Archive for November, 2010

Nov. 21 Symphony Concert: ‘Music of the Night’

Nov. 21 Symphony Concert: ‘Music of the Night’

| November 19, 2010 | 2 Comments

The Webster University Symphony, under the baton of Paul G. Davis, presents “Music of the Night.” Time: 7 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 21 Location: Community Music School Concert Hall, 535 Garden Ave. Admission: $12 general public; $5 to senior adults; free to students with current ID. Tickets are purchased at the door. For season tickets, call […]

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Big Band Concert Nov. 22: Jones, Goodwin, Sturm, more

Big Band Concert Nov. 22: Jones, Goodwin, Sturm, more

| November 19, 2010 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Big Band, under the direction of James A. Martin, will perform three classic Big Band compositions by Thad Jones (written 1963 – 1973) including “Big Dipper;” three early Gordon Goodwin compositions (1979 and 1980) including “Raise My Rent,” Fred Sturm’s fiery “Uppin’ Adam” (2003), Manny Mendelson’s haunting arrangement of John Coltrane’s “Naima” […]

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Scott Jensen wins forensics research award

Scott Jensen wins forensics research award

| November 18, 2010 | 1 Comment

Congratulations to Scott Jensen, professor, Speech Communications, and director of Forensics, for winning Pi Kappa Delta’s L.E. Norton Award for Outstanding Forensics Scholarship. This past Tuesday, Scott received the award while at the National Communication Association’s annual convention.

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University Center and Student Activities Survey

University Center and Student Activities Survey

| November 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

From John Ginsburg, director, University Center and Student Activities: Please take the this University Center and Student Activities satisfaction survey, which provides you the opportunity to respond to how we are doing with regards to the Information Desk, Campus Activities events, fitness center and pool, meeting rooms, and reservations. Your honest opinions are greatly appreciated. […]

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College of Arts & Sciences News at Global Thinking

College of Arts & Sciences News at Global Thinking

| November 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

Check the Global Thinking blog for the latest news and profiles from the College of Arts & Sciences. Recent updates include: – Associate professor of Philosophy Kate Parsons used her Wilma and Roswell Messing Jr. Faculty Award to spend three weeks in Turkey examining feminism and women’s complex roles in this Muslim country. Parsons spoke […]

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Vienna Alumni Symposium: Strategies for Russia’s Recovery

Vienna Alumni Symposium: Strategies for Russia’s Recovery

| November 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

More than 200 Webster alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends of the University attended panelist  presentations at Webster Vienna’s third annual Alumni Symposium, titled: “Where do we go with Ruble and Co? – Strategies for Russia’s recovery.” The Nov. 15 panel was moderated by Benjamin Akande, dean of the George Herbert Walker School of Business, […]

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Dec. 2 Walker Speaker Series: Social Media – Bettering Your Business

Dec. 2 Walker Speaker Series: Social Media – Bettering Your Business

| November 17, 2010 | 2 Comments

Social media is about building relationships, something businesses need to survive. But simply setting up exposure on Facebook or sending tweets on Twitter won’t guarantee success to your bottom line or personal brand. Learn how the right tools, motive and plan can put your social media on par with the best during the Walker Speakers […]

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Condolences to Liza Schultheis

Condolences to Liza Schultheis

| November 17, 2010 | 4 Comments

The Department of Public Safety is sad to announce the passing of Liza Schultheis’ mother, Lanora Fett, on Nov. 15, 2010, in Florida. The memorial service is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 19, 2010 at 3 p.m. at the following funeral home. Our thoughts and sincerest condolences go out to Liza’s family in this time of […]

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Dec. 6 Blood Drive, Webster Groves campus

Dec. 6 Blood Drive, Webster Groves campus

| November 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

Did you know that one unit of donated blood can save three lives? Donate blood and be a lifeline to someone in need. The next St. Louis campus blood drive is Monday, Dec. 6, in the Sunnen Lounge in the University Center from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. To sign up to donate, please visit: […]

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Memorial service for student Andrew Holmes

Memorial service for student Andrew Holmes

| November 16, 2010 | 2 Comments

A memorial service for Andrew Holmes, senior psychology major, will be held Thursday, Nov. 18, in the Alumni house from 11:30 a.m. to noon. Andrew’s family will attend the service. The service is open to all, especially students, staff and faculty who knew Andrew. Read more about Andrew’s life in The Journal, the Webster University […]

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