Archive for May, 2011

Film Series May 27-29: ‘Into Eternity’

Film Series May 27-29: ‘Into Eternity’

| May 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

This weekend the Webster University Film Series presents Into Eternity. Every day, the world over, large amounts of high-level radioactive waste created by nuclear power plants is placed in interim storage, which is vulnerable to natural disasters, man-made disasters, and to societal changes. In Finland the world’s first permanent repository is being hewn out of […]

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Ways to Support Joplin Tornado Victims

Ways to Support Joplin Tornado Victims

| May 24, 2011 | 1 Comment

From Jen Holtmann, Desktop Technical Services; and Thuy Witt, Office of Admission: Many of us have been saddened by the devastation in Joplin, Mo. In times of crisis, we are moved to help. The best way to help victims of Sunday’s tornado is to give money. If you do so, be sure to give to […]

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Impressions from Geneva IR Student Trip to China, Part II

Impressions from Geneva IR Student Trip to China, Part II

| May 24, 2011 | 1 Comment

Last week Alexandre Vautravers, head of Geneva’s International Relations program, shared photos and student impressions from Geneva IR students’ field trip to China. Below are a few more excerpts of observations and reflections from students who took this eye-opening trip.

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Campus Snapshot: Monday’s Storm in St. Louis

Campus Snapshot: Monday’s Storm in St. Louis

| May 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

In the middle of the work day Monday a strong, fast-moving storm cut through the St. Louis area, knocking down trees and cutting off power to as many as 68,000 people. Webster employees at the Webster Groves campus emerged to find a large tree near the parking lot at Eden toppled by the winds. No […]

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Thompson House Music Building Renovation

Thompson House Music Building Renovation

| May 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

From Steve Strang, Senior Project Manager, Office of the Provost: The Thompson House Music Building located at 8282 Big Bend will undergo exterior renovation from June 6 through mid-August. The purpose of the renovation is to restore the exterior of the building, preserve the historic architecture, extend the future life of the building and improve […]

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Faculty Teleclass Available Online

Faculty Teleclass Available Online

| May 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

From Kim McGrath, Office of Study Abroad: If you were unable to attend the May 17 “teleclass” for faculty leading short-term Study Abroad programming, it is now available online at http://smallplanetstudio.com/studyabroad/ Click here for more information.

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Systems Impact for Webster Blackberry Users

Systems Impact for Webster Blackberry Users

| May 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

From Information Technology: As a result of the maintenance performed on the Webster network on May 21, Blackberry users received messages stating they need to validate the passwords for their Webster email accounts. These are legitimate messages. If you are a Blackberry user who received a verification message, you need to validate your email password […]

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Web Grading Instructions for Classes Ending May 27

Web Grading Instructions for Classes Ending May 27

| May 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

From Donna Gilmore, Registrar’s Office: For classes ending May 27, 2011, web grading is open and will close at midnight on June 3, 2011. Instructions are below, and are also available at the FDC page here.

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IT Server Backup Generator Maintenance

IT Server Backup Generator Maintenance

| May 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

From Gil Morales, manager, Facilities Operations: Faculty and staff, please be advised that the two IT Server room backup generators are each scheduled for annual maintenance. The first generator will be test run for four hours beginning at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, May 24. The second will also run for four hours beginning Wednesday, May […]

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Fassler Voted to Academic All-Region Team

Fassler Voted to Academic All-Region Team

| May 23, 2011 | 1 Comment

Junior management major and men’s tennis player Ryan Fassler has been voted to the 2011 Capitol One/CoSIDA Academic All-District At-Large Team. The At-Large teams are made up of participants in sports, including golf and tennis, that do not have their own teams. Fassler garnered a berth on the College Division, All-District Second Team. The College […]

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