Archive for June, 2011

Webster Film Series June 9-12: Inside/Outsider: Nicholas Ray-trospective

Webster Film Series June 9-12: Inside/Outsider: Nicholas Ray-trospective

| June 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Film Series this weekend presents Inside/Outsider: A Nicholas Ray-trospective. A different film screens each night from Thursday, June 9, through Sunday, June 12. The fun begins Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. with Ray’s 1949 film, Knock On Any Door. Screenings: 7:30 p.m. each night Location: Winifred Moore Auditorium

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Remembering Richard Holmes, CMS conductor

Remembering Richard Holmes, CMS conductor

| June 8, 2011 | 2 Comments

Richard Holmes, conductor of the Community Music School of Webster University’s Young People’s Symphonic Orchestra, died Sunday, June 5, 2011. Information about services has not yet been released. [UPDATE, June 9: The memorial service for Rick will be Monday, June 13, 11 am, at Powell Symphony Hall.] Holmes was named to the conducting position in […]

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David Clewell Releases Poetry CD

David Clewell Releases Poetry CD

| June 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

David Clewell, professor of English and Missouri’s poet laureate, has produced a poetry CD, There’s Going to be Trouble. The two-CD set contains his recording of 28 poems from his works Blessings in Disguise (1991), Now We’re Getting Somewhere (1994, University of Wisconsin Press), The Low End of Higher Things (2003, University of Wisconsin Press), and […]

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Zimbardo at Webster Vienna: ‘My Journey from Evil to Heroism’

Zimbardo at Webster Vienna: ‘My Journey from Evil to Heroism’

| June 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

The talk “My Journey from Evil to Heroism” by Dr. Philip Zimbardo May 31 in Vienna can be summarized in one word: Inspirational. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ezm0O2SqaKc[/youtube] Above video: Birgit Stetina from Webster Vienna interviews Zimbardo. Attendees were taken on a fascinating journey filled with examples of Zimbardo’s research as well as examples from events of the past […]

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Archive of ‘Understanding SEO’ Webcast

Archive of ‘Understanding SEO’ Webcast

| June 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Thanks to everyone who attended or watched Tuesday’s “Understanding SEO” workshop. For those who missed it — and for those who would like to rewatch any segments — an archive of the webcast is available at: www.ustream.tv/recorded/15228212. Search engines account for nearly a third of all traffic to the Webster University website, so it helps […]

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College of Arts & Sciences Names Thao Dang-Williams Associate Dean

College of Arts & Sciences Names Thao Dang-Williams Associate Dean

| June 7, 2011 | 1 Comment

Thao Dang-Williams has been named associate dean of Webster University’s College of Arts & Sciences, effective July 1. David Carl Wilson, dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, said he and a search committee made up of A&S faculty members unanimously endorsed Dang-Williams for the position. “Thao is energetic, insightful, and professional, and her […]

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Webster in the News

Webster in the News

| June 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Brenda Thacker, an alumna with a degree in ancient studies, was featured in a June 6 St. Louis Post-Dispatch article on an archaeological dig taking place in downtown St. Louis. Benjamin Akande, dean, Walker School of Business & Technology, was interviewed on KTVI-TV (Fox-St. Louis) June 2 regarding whether the U.S. economy is headed for […]

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June 13: Dinner for the Homeless at St. Peter & Paul

June 13: Dinner for the Homeless at St. Peter & Paul

| June 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster University will host dinner for the homeless Monday, June 13th, at St. Peter and Paul Church. We begin cooking around 4 p.m., serve from 5 – 6 p.m., then clean up and finish by 6:30 p.m. In the summer we often need extra help due to vacations and fewer student volunteers. The summer dinners […]

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Film Series June 7: ‘A Useful Life’ (La Vida Útil)

Film Series June 7: ‘A Useful Life’ (La Vida Útil)

| June 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

This Tuesday the Webster University Film Series presents A Useful Life (La Vida Útil), a 2010 Uruguayan film about an art-house cinema employee adjusting to life on the outside after the cinema closes and leaves him without a “home.” Screening: Tuesday, June 7 at 7:30 p.m. Location: Winifred Moore Auditorium

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News from Academic Advising

News from Academic Advising

| June 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

From Tom Nickolai, director, Academic Advising: As many of you know, Bethany Keller has accepted a position as an assistant director with the Multicultural Center and International Student Affairs. Bethany was both a senior advisor and the international academic advisor with Academic Advising. I am pleased to make the following announcements:

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