Archive for May, 2011

ASIANetwork Freeman Fellowship Team Heads for Japan

ASIANetwork Freeman Fellowship Team Heads for Japan

| May 16, 2011 | 1 Comment

The Webster student research fellows team, pictured above, travels to Japan May 18. As recipients of the ASIANetwork Freeman Student-Facullty Fellows Grant, they will visit the Tokyo and Kansai regions to conduct research on their chosen topic: “Japan’s Youth: Disaster and Rebuilding for a Common Future.” Click here to read more.

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May 17: Teleclass for Faculty Leading Short-Term Study Abroad

May 17: Teleclass for Faculty Leading Short-Term Study Abroad

| May 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

From Kim McGrath, Office of Study Abroad: On Tuesday, May 17, at 2 p.m. CDT in the Emerson Library conference room, the Office of Study Abroad will participate in a “teleclass” on short-term programming. I realize this is short notice, but we’re extending this invitation to all faculty who are scheduled to lead, or are […]

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Baseball Gorloks Win 2011 SLIAC Tournament Crown

Baseball Gorloks Win 2011 SLIAC Tournament Crown

| May 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Fighting off the elements and a sluggish offense, the Webster University men’s baseball overcame a 3-0 deficit with a nine-run outburst in two innings to defeat Greenville College (Ill.), 9-3, for the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference 2011 Tournament crown.

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Former Webster VP of Finance Passes Away

Former Webster VP of Finance Passes Away

| May 16, 2011 | 2 Comments

The University extends condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Webster’s long-time vice president for finance and administration, Bart O’Connor, who passed away Sunday, May 15. Our thoughts are with his sister, Pat Simons, who works in the Finance Office. Bart was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in August 2010 and entered into hospice care […]

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Construction Update, May 13

Construction Update, May 13

| May 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

From Dan Hitchell, associate vice president, Resource Planning & Budget Summer projects include: • Due to health and safety concerns, the front porch of the Hunt House at 8350 Big Bend Blvd. will be replaced.

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Update Sessions for Student Employee Supervisors

Update Sessions for Student Employee Supervisors

| May 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

From Liz Condon-Oakberg, student employment coordoinator: Please choose one of the Supervisor Update Sessions listed below to learn about changes for the 2011-12 Student Employment program. When you have selected a date, RSVP to Liz Condon at condon32@webster.edu. Note: Space is limited to 20 people per session.

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Share Your Thoughts with the Wellness Committee

Share Your Thoughts with the Wellness Committee

| May 13, 2011 | 2 Comments

Wellness is an active process through which people become aware of — and make choices toward — a more successful existence. The newly formed Webster Wellness Committee, with representation from Webster students, faculty and staff, has been hard at work over the past two months outlining its purpose and goals, gathering information, developing plans and […]

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May News from the School of Business

May News from the School of Business

| May 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

The latest updates from the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology include the commencement address from Dean Benjamin Akande to the School’s Class of 2011, plus a look at 2011 Webster CEO of the Year Sam Palmisano (IBM). Check out a variety of features in the online version of NotaBene 2011, viewable online […]

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Webster Film Series: ‘My Own Private Idaho’

Webster Film Series: ‘My Own Private Idaho’

| May 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Webster Film Series this weekend presents a 20th anniversary screening of My Own Private Idaho, a 1991 film featuring the late River Phoenix and Keanu Reeves. Screening: May 13, 14 & 15 at 7:30 p.m. Location: Winifred Moore Auditorium

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Celluloid Couch Film Series May 12: ‘Night on Earth’

Celluloid Couch Film Series May 12: ‘Night on Earth’

| May 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

As part of The Celluloid Couch series, the Webster University Film Series and the St. Louis Psychoanalytic Institute present Night on Earth, a 1991 Jim Jarmusch film. Presented with analysis by Bernard Feinberg, PhD. Screening: Thursday, May 12 at 7:30 p.m. Location: Winifred Moore Auditorium

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