Archive for June, 2011

IRS Increases Mileage Reimbursement Rates for 2011

IRS Increases Mileage Reimbursement Rates for 2011

| June 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

From Curt Vehlewald, director for Accounting: The Internal Revenue Service has announced a midyear increase in the business mileage reimbursement rate to 55.5 cents a mile for the final six months of 2011.  The rate increase has been adopted for use by University employees and is effective beginning July 1, 2011, through Dec. 31, 2011.

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MBA with an emphasis in Financial Planning

MBA with an emphasis in Financial Planning

| June 28, 2011 | 2 Comments

From Thomas C. Nickolai, director, Academic Advising: Since 2007 Webster University has partnered with The American College of Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, to offer a MBA in combination with an emphasis in Financial Planning. The American College specializes in financial education for securities, banking, and insurance professionals.

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Webster in the News: Diefenbacher on sustainability; Hellinger on Chavez; Rishe on Mavs’ title; Akande on ‘The Corner Office’…

Webster in the News: Diefenbacher on sustainability; Hellinger on Chavez; Rishe on Mavs’ title; Akande on ‘The Corner Office’…

| June 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Recent Webster University media mentions and placements include: • In advance of Tuesday’s worldwide streaming discussion about sustainability, Carbon Disclosure Project founder Paul Dickinson and Webster University Experiential Learning and Education for Global Sustanability coordinator Lori Diefenbacher were interviewed on local NPR affiliate KWMU. Listen here. • Daniel Hellinger, professor of Political Science and an […]

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June 2011 Employee Service Anniversaries

June 2011 Employee Service Anniversaries

| June 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

The University extends its appreciation to the following individuals for their years of service: Emir Alisic, extended site coordinator, User Services, 5 years Stephen Foder, public safety officer, Public Safety, 5 years

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In Memoriam

In Memoriam

| June 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Columbia, S.C., campus is sad to share news of the passing of recent Webster retiree Ardith Brearton. Ardith was the financial aid representative for Columbia Metro from fall 2007 through spring 1 of 2011. “Ardith helped a lot of students while she was here at Webster and she did it with a lot of […]

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Global Lens Film Series: ‘Soul of Sand (Pairon Talle)’

Global Lens Film Series: ‘Soul of Sand (Pairon Talle)’

| June 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Tuesday night at 7:30 p.m. the Webster University Film Series presents Soul of Sand (Pairon Talle), a 2009 Indian film about a watchman drawn into a bizarre triangle in the Indian countryside. From director Sidharth Srinivasan, in Hindi with English subtitles. The film is part of the Global Lens series running Tuesdays from May to […]

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June 2011 Employee Spotlight

June 2011 Employee Spotlight

| June 27, 2011 | 2 Comments

Denise Buchholtz, interactive media coordinator, Marketing; and Irina Leslie, interim assistant director, Bureau Naval Medical and Surgical (Bolling AFB) Washington, D.C., share the Employee Spotlight honors for June 2011.

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Mark Your Calendars for Webster Works Worldwide 17

Mark Your Calendars for Webster Works Worldwide 17

| June 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster Works Worldwide (WWW) will celebrate its 17th year of providing community service on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011. Since WWW began in 1995, more than 22,000 volunteers have given more 99,000 hours of service worldwide! Next month, informational packets will go out about WWW to more than 250 nonprofit organizations in the St. Louis area, […]

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Plants Available Tuesday, June 28

Plants Available Tuesday, June 28

| June 27, 2011 | 2 Comments

A number of plants – including hostas, coneflowers and other varieties – will be free for the taking on the front hill area of Webster Hall at 4 p.m., on Tuesday, June 28. The area is soon to be re-landscaped with periwinkle plants and Groundskeeping has relocated the plants to be kept on campus. Bring […]

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South Section Parking Lot K Closed Monday, June 27

South Section Parking Lot K Closed Monday, June 27

| June 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

From Craig Miller, Facilities Planning & Management: Due to continuing construction on the new School of Business and Academic Building: • On Monday, June 27, the southern section of parking Lot K (east of the Thompson Music Building and adjacent to the Community Music School) will be blocked off with fencing, with approximately 24 parking […]

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