Archive for February, 2011

Webster Semester in China – Beijing, Fall 2011

Webster Semester in China – Beijing, Fall 2011

| February 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster University has partnered with Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU) to provide an annual Chinese Studies program in Beijing. The content of the program is presented and discussed in English.  One course is devoted to Chinese culture and “getting around China in very basic Chinese.” Webster’s Semester in China program is aimed at students […]

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Faculty Development Center Hosting Webinars in March

Faculty Development Center Hosting Webinars in March

| February 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Faculty Development Center offers webinars on WorldClassRoom and Turnitin at the beginning of each term to accommodate introduction to these tools for new faculty. Two webinars are scheduled in March for the start of Spring II. They will focus on WorldClassRoom and Turnitin, the plagiarism prevention software incorporated into WorldClassRoom. Faculty from extended campuses […]

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Webster Groves Campus Master Plan

Webster Groves Campus Master Plan

| February 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

The University will engage in a comprehensive campus master planning effort for the Webster Groves campus. The University has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) to several national firms to assist in the development of a 15-year master plan and a 5-year implementation plan for Webster University’s main campus. The plan will guide the development […]

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March 4: WSA Campus Tour

March 4: WSA Campus Tour

| February 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Webster Staff Alliance is sponsoring a campus tour for all new employees and anyone else interested in refreshing their memory of where things are located on campus. The tour will take place on Friday, March 4 at 12 noon. It will begin in front of Emerson Library’s main entrance. For more information, contact Ron […]

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Summer 2011 Course Changes/Cancellations

Summer 2011 Course Changes/Cancellations

| February 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

This post contains changes and cancellations to courses listed in the Summer 2011 course schedule. It will be updated repeatedly as new information is received.

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Today: NCAA Watch Party for Gorlok Basketball Brackets

Today: NCAA Watch Party for Gorlok Basketball Brackets

| February 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Heading to the NCAA III Championships together for the first time since 2002, the Webster University men’s and women’s basketball teams now play the waiting game to see who each faces, and where. Today the athletic department is sponsoring “watch” gatherings for both teams, with free pizza for those attending. The NCAA will have live […]

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Former English Department Chair Reta Madsen Passes Away

Former English Department Chair Reta Madsen Passes Away

| February 28, 2011 | 1 Comment

The University has learned that beloved former English Department chair Reta Madsen died at 12:01 a.m. Saturday morning, Feb. 26, 2011. Her son, John, tells us he hopes to have a memorial service involving Webster people in a few weeks. Further details will be posted at Webster Today as they come available. Friends and colleagues […]

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March 1 ISSS: Kelly McBride on Events in Egypt

March 1 ISSS: Kelly McBride on Events in Egypt

| February 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

As part of the International Studies Symposium Series, Kelly McBride will be speaking on the current events of Egypt. McBride is the administrator of the Institute of Human Rights  at Webster University.  She received her MA in Global Affairs and International Human Rights Law from the American University of Cairo. Time: noon – 1 p.m., […]

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Web Grading Dates, Instructions

Web Grading Dates, Instructions

| February 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

Web Grading is open February 25 and will close March 11, 2011. Instructions for grade entry follow and are also available at the FDC page here.

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Student Leadership Awards

Student Leadership Awards

| February 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

Nominations are being accepted through March 25 for the annual student leadership awards. These are offered to individual students, student organizations, and student employment work groups. Complete information on the awards and nomination form are available here: http://blogs.webster.edu/websterleads/nominations.

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