Archive for June, 2011

Webster Alum Norbert Leo Butz Wins Tony for Best Leading Actor

Webster Alum Norbert Leo Butz Wins Tony for Best Leading Actor

| June 13, 2011 | 1 Comment

It was a big Sunday night for Webster University at the Tony Awards. St. Louis native Norbert Leo Butz, a 1990 graduate of Webster University’s Conservatory of Theatre Arts in the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts, won the 2011 Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical for his role […]

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Writing Center Receives $10,000 Grant

Writing Center Receives $10,000 Grant

| June 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

From Nancy Hellerud, Associate Provost: Webster’s Academic Resource Center (ARC) recently received a $10,000 grant from the Pershing Charitable Trust, which has been a long-time supporter of the Writing Center. The grant enables the ARC to employ writing specialists who hold graduate degrees and offer specialized training to students both in face-to-face appointments and through […]

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Represent Webster U. in Webster Groves July 4 Parade

Represent Webster U. in Webster Groves July 4 Parade

| June 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

There is still time to sign up to join President Beth Stroble in representing Webster University in the Webster Groves Community Days Parade Monday, July 4. This year’s theme is “Webster in Bloom.” The parade begins at 10 a.m. Faculty, staff, students, alumni and their families are all invited to march in this community event. […]

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Summer School Student Refunds in Process

Summer School Student Refunds in Process

| June 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

From Hal Deuser, Office of the Bursar: Eligible summer school students with excess payments over costs will start receiving their refund(s) during the week of June 12 for graduate students, or June 19 for undergraduates. Webster refunds are paid to the student via our partnership with HigherOne. Students can view the status of their HigherOne […]

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Summer Construction Update: June 9

Summer Construction Update: June 9

| June 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

From Dan Hitchell, associate vice president, Resource Planning & Budget Construction continues on the academic building as well as routine summer maintenance projects readying the St. Louis campus for the students’ return in August.

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Student Video: ‘Why Webster?’

Student Video: ‘Why Webster?’

| June 9, 2011 | 1 Comment

Why Webster? Webster University student Andrea Pepper recently answered that question with this video, a winning response to a concert ticket contest run by the Office of Marketing. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sWFnVj-mdQw[/youtube] The contest is part of a summer social media campaign targeting the undergraduate market in the St. Louis area. If you are looking for ways to […]

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The Ideal: News from the Walker School of Business

The Ideal: News from the Walker School of Business

| June 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

It is said ideal teachers use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross. Walker School of Business computer science professor Anna Barbara Sakurai was ideal. June’s edition of Walker BizNews is now online and dedicated to the memory of Anna Barbara, who died tragically earlier this month.

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Jeffrey Carter Conducts Final GMC Concert June 17, 18

Jeffrey Carter Conducts Final GMC Concert June 17, 18

| June 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

Jeffrey Carter, chair of the Department of Music, conducts his final concerts with the Gateway Men’s Chorus on Friday and Saturday, June 17 and 18, at 8 p.m. at the 560 Music Center at the west end of the Delmar Loop. Grammy Award-winning soprano Christine Brewer, visiting professor, Music, returns to the stage in St. […]

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Campus Kudos: Study Abroad in Vancouver; Memphis Faculty Presentation

Campus Kudos: Study Abroad in Vancouver; Memphis Faculty Presentation

| June 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster colleagues from the Study Abroad Office participated in the Association of International Educators (NAFSA) annual conference held the week of May 29 in Vancouver, B.C., Canada. “Office highlights, combined with dynamic representation from Webster’s home campus and Webster Geneva, attest to our 20-20 Vision that includes the important goal of ‘setting the standard for […]

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Loretto Hall Elevator Service

Loretto Hall Elevator Service

| June 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

From Gil Morales, Facilities Operation Manager: Please be advised that the Loretto Hall elevator located in the stair tower will be out of service Thursday June 9 and Friday June 10, 2011 for scheduled maintenance. The new elevator located in the Loretto Hall lobby by the mail room will be in operation and available for […]

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