Archive for December, 2010

November 2010 Employee Spotlight

November 2010 Employee Spotlight

| December 7, 2010 | 0 Comments

Kimberly Mantia, department associate, Office of Study Abroad, and Julie Loyet, assistant director, Rolla Metropolitan Campus, Mo., are the November 2010 Employees of the Month. After Kimberly Mantia completed her undergraduate degree, which included a study abroad experience, she came to work in Webster’s Study Abroad office. “Mantia came to work with a desire to contribute […]

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Seasonal Fun: Edwards AFB holiday “card”

Seasonal Fun: Edwards AFB holiday “card”

| December 7, 2010 | 3 Comments

Karen Fudala, director, Edwards Air Force Base, shared a fun seasonal collaboration between Webster student, faculty and campus staff. The result connects them with the rest of the base community — and inadvertently created some fun for kids playing in the snow:

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BASS Dept. Intro to Research Methods Presentations

BASS Dept. Intro to Research Methods Presentations

| December 7, 2010 | 0 Comments

Students in Heather Mitchell’s Research Methods course will present their proposed research projects Thursday. Please join us for light refreshments and great research proposals. From the effect of music on aggression to measuring one’s academic self concept, there is bound to be a proposal of interest for you. Time: Dec. 9, 2010, between 8:30 – […]

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Dec. 8-9: Art Dept. Pottery Sale

Dec. 8-9: Art Dept. Pottery Sale

| December 7, 2010 | 1 Comment

The Art Department will be having its Pottery Sale Wednesday, Dec. 8, and Thursday, Dec. 9, from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Location: Sverdrup Food Court, 8300 Big Bend Blvd. Info at Art Department: 314-246-7171

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Library launches mobile website for research on the go

Library launches mobile website for research on the go

| December 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

Just in time for finals, the Webster University Library has launched a mobile website to help you with your research needs on the go. Check it out at library.webster.edu/mobile and get quick library info from anywhere. Note: This site is in beta, so feedback is appreciated. Please contact Emily Scharf at emilyscharf99@webster.edu or 314-246-7818.

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Four former Gorloks named to 2011 Webster Hall of Fame

Four former Gorloks named to 2011 Webster Hall of Fame

| December 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

Announcement from Niel DeVasto, sport information director, Athletics: Four former Gorlok greats make up the sophomore class of the Webster Athletics Hall of Fame. Halley Spann Barke, Mike Hutchison, Eric Stack and Dan Thoman were named as inductees for 2011. They will be enshrined on Feb. 5, at Grant Gymnasium, between games of a basketball […]

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Institute for Human Rights & Humanitarian Studies launches website

Institute for Human Rights & Humanitarian Studies launches website

| December 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

The College of Arts & Sciences’ new Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies has launched its own website: webster.edu/humanrights. Visit the site to become acquainted with the  Institute, which combines support for teaching, research and service to promote global citizenship among Webster students, staff and alumni. Utilizing Webster’s global network of campuses, the Institute […]

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IRS 2011 Standard Mileage Rates

IRS 2011 Standard Mileage Rates

| December 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

From Vickie Fredrick, acting vice president, Finance: The IRS has announced that the business standard mileage rate will increase to 51 cents per mile effective Jan. 1, 2011.

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Dec. 8: Celebrate UDHR anniversary with free cake

Dec. 8: Celebrate UDHR anniversary with free cake

| December 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

Celebrate the 62nd anniversary of the endorsement of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Dec. 10, 1948) with free cake, courtesy of the Year of International Human Rights and Webster’s Amnesty International student group. Time: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Wed., Dec. 8 Location: University Center – Athletics Lobby (lower level)

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Catalog Committee Formed: Your input requested

Catalog Committee Formed: Your input requested

| December 3, 2010 | 0 Comments

Julian Schuster, provost and senior vice president, recently formed the University Catalog Committee. The committee’s charge, in part, is to review the format of the University’s Graduate and Undergraduate Catalogs to ensure an efficient and user-friendly presentation of information aimed at current students, prospective students, faculty, advisors and staff. The committee would like to hear […]

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