Archive for July, 2011

Celebration: Global MBA, Global IR Class of 2011 Commencement in Geneva

Celebration: Global MBA, Global IR Class of 2011 Commencement in Geneva

| July 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

For 11 months they circled the globe, immersed themselves in countless cultures and took their education beyond the classroom so they could also learn from the world. Last week the travels and hard work of Webster University’s Global MBA and Global IR students paid off when the Class of 2011 commenced in Geneva, Switzerland.

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French Film Festival Continues: Rochefort, Cousins, more

French Film Festival Continues: Rochefort, Cousins, more

| July 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Classic French Film Festival presented by the Webster University Film Series continues this weekend with four films, one each night running from Thursday to Sunday. Admission to the French Film Festival is: $10 for general public $8 for Cinema St. Louis and Alliance Française members $4 for Webster University faculty and staff Free to […]

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Webster University Appoints Condon Acting Dean of Library; Palmore to Lead FDC

Webster University Appoints Condon Acting Dean of Library; Palmore to Lead FDC

| July 20, 2011 | 1 Comment

As a follow-up to yesterday’s announcement about the appointment of Laura Rein as Webster’s new university secretary, Provost and senior vice president Julian Schuster is pleased to report that Eileen Condon, associate dean of the University Library, has been named acting dean. Condon will continue to advance the library’s mission with Holly Hubenschmidt, head of […]

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In the News: Kaat on Leiden Commencement; Alumna Ruettimann, ‘HR Whiz’

In the News: Kaat on Leiden Commencement; Alumna Ruettimann, ‘HR Whiz’

| July 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

Recent interesting media mentions of Webster University include: • Jacques Kaat, academic director at Webster Leiden, has an article at Expatica titled, “Graduation 2011: The American Way” about Webster Leiden’s commencement and the difference between American and Dutch graduation ceremonies. • Webster English alumna and “human resources whiz” Laura Ruettimann is featured in a Media […]

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Audio Faculty News in the School of Communications

Audio Faculty News in the School of Communications

| July 20, 2011 | 1 Comment

Two faculty updates in the School of Communications: • Tori Meyer has been elected by School of Communications faculty as the department chairperson of the Audio Aesthetics and Technology Department, effective immediately. Please add her contact information to your lists of department chairs and feel free to contact her with any questions about the Audio […]

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Snapshots: Denver Metro Campus Sponsors Freedom Fest

Snapshots: Denver Metro Campus Sponsors Freedom Fest

| July 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster’s Denver Metro campus was a sponsor of the Buckley AFB Freedom Fest on July 1. About 3,000 military members and their families attended the festivities, where the Denver staff was busy talking to attendees about the graduate programs offered on campus and on base and giving kids special Webster Gorlok temporary tattoos.

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Webster Names Laura Rein University Secretary

Webster Names Laura Rein University Secretary

| July 19, 2011 | 11 Comments

The search for a University Secretary has concluded with Laura Rein, currently dean of the University Library, accepting the position. Rein, who is also director of the Faculty Development Center and editor of the Webster University Press, will assume the role Aug. 1. Duties for this new position include managing all official correspondence with trustees, […]

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Webster Film Series July 19: ‘Dooman River’

Webster Film Series July 19: ‘Dooman River’

| July 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Tuesday the Webster University Film Series presents Dooman River, a 2009 Chinese film from director Zhang Lu. The film is another screening in the Global Lens series, running Tuesdays from May to July. Screening: Tuesday, July 19, 7:30 p.m. Location: Winifred Moore Auditorium

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Institute welcomes visiting Human Rights scholar, Umut Ozkaleli

Institute welcomes visiting Human Rights scholar, Umut Ozkaleli

| July 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster University and the Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies welcome their first ever visiting human rights scholar. Umut Ozkaleli earned her PhD from the social science department at Maxwell School, Syracuse University. She is currently working as an assistant professor at Cyprus International University, where she holds a joint appointment in the social […]

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Volleyball Specialty Camps July 25-27

Volleyball Specialty Camps July 25-27

| July 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Webster University women’s volleyball team will hold specialty camps in setting, defense and hitting, in the evenings July 25-27. These camps will give players a chance to focus on specific aspects of their game and are being offered due to the success of the general volleyball camps. Merry Graf, Webster University head coach, will […]

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