Archive for August, 2011

Snapshots: Keeping Campus Cool

Snapshots: Keeping Campus Cool

| August 8, 2011 | 1 Comment

Facilities Operations crew aren’t just prepping the St. Louis campus for the rush of fall students — they’re also keeping the campus cool during a sustained heat wave that has lasted through most of July and into August. Pictured at right, Jim Grogan, maintenance technician, Facilities Operations, checks the controls in the chilling plant. The […]

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Denver Campus Launches Master’s Degree Cohort Program with Castle Rock

Denver Campus Launches Master’s Degree Cohort Program with Castle Rock

| August 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

For the first time, the opportunity to obtain a graduate degree through convenient face-to-face classroom studies will be available in Castle Rock, Colo. Webster University’s Denver Metropolitan Campus is partnering with the Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center to offer an onsite cohort program for Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) and Master’s of […]

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Getting the St. Louis Campus Ready for Fall Classes

Getting the St. Louis Campus Ready for Fall Classes

| August 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

In something of an understatement, Facilities Operations manager Gil Morales says “There’s always a lot to do” to get the campus ready for the students’ return in the fall. Morales says Facilities focuses first on the residence halls. “We do a walk through to check the paint and make sure everything is serviceable,” he says. […]

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Recent Faculty Publications: Pease on International Law; Rishe on Sports Economics

Recent Faculty Publications: Pease on International Law; Rishe on Sports Economics

| August 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

Recent Webster University faculty publications include: “The Role of the United Nations in International Law,” by Kelly-Kate Pease, professor, History, Politics, and International Relations, was published in the July 2011 issue of Insights on Law & Society, a magazine for teachers of civics, government, history and law. In addition, the fifth edition of Pease’s book, […]

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Memorial Service for Sr. Michaela Collins, Former Registrar

Memorial Service for Sr. Michaela Collins, Former Registrar

| August 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 20, in the Loretto Center Chapel, 590 E. Lockwood Ave., Webster Groves, for Sister Mary Michaela Collins, SL, who led the Loretto Center in Webster Groves for nearly a quarter century. She taught Latin at the then Webster College in 1958, was appointed assistant […]

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Getting Ready as 2011-12 Year Inches Closer…

Getting Ready as 2011-12 Year Inches Closer…

| August 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

While many choose early August as a chance to get away, it’s also a time for many Webster employees to gear up for the new academic year. The President’s Convocation is just two weeks away, and on the Webster Groves campus Facilities and Operations team members are busy prepping the campus, inside and out, for […]

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Webster University Included in Forbes Ranking of America’s Best Colleges

Webster University Included in Forbes Ranking of America’s Best Colleges

| August 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster University again ranks among America’s best colleges, according to a report released Wednesday by Forbes magazine. Now in its fourth year, the ranking of the 650 best U.S. undergraduate institutions is based on five categories: “Post Graduate success (30%), which evaluates alumni pay and prominence, Student Satisfaction (27.5%), which includes professor evaluations and freshman […]

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Webster Salutes U.S. Coast Guard on 221st Anniversary

Webster Salutes U.S. Coast Guard on 221st Anniversary

| August 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

Today Webster University salutes the men and women of the United States Coast Guard, its veterans and their families as this branch of the military honors its 221st anniversary. From the time Congress first authorized its initial fleet of 10 vessels to the present, the Coast Guard has enforced our laws at sea, protected the […]

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Snapshots: Regional Directors in Florida

Snapshots: Regional Directors in Florida

| August 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

On Thursday, July 28, 2011, Pat Masidonski, associate dean of the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology, visited the South Orlando Campus to meet with regional academic directors. The meeting was followed by dinner with associate vice president Beth Russell and Tom Janke, regional director for Florida, at the Orlando Hyatt Hotel.

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Webster Political Science Professor Publishes Book on Chavez, Venezuela

Webster Political Science Professor Publishes Book on Chavez, Venezuela

| August 4, 2011 | 1 Comment

The new book, Venezuela’s Bolivarian Democracy: Participation, Politics, and Culture under Chavez, co-edited by and with contributions from Webster University professor of political science Daniel Hellinger, has just been published by Duke University Press. From the description: The book brings together an interdisciplinary group of contributors to focus on the everyday lives of Venezuelans, examining […]

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