Archive for August, 2011

Webster Wellness & You

Webster Wellness & You

| August 30, 2011 | 1 Comment

Webster’s newly formed Wellness Committee invites you to participate in this inaugural year of Webster Wellness – starting today, Wednesday, Aug. 31. Students: – Go by the Student Health Services and Counseling & Life Development tables at today’s Involvement Fair to learn about and get involved in the wellness programs available this year and to […]

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Webster Thailand Enjoys Successful Accreditation Visit

Webster Thailand Enjoys Successful Accreditation Visit

| August 30, 2011 | 1 Comment

Webster Thailand director Ratish Thakur reports that the campus has recently completed an internal quality assurance (IQA) visit, part of a continuing accreditation process by the Thailand Ministry of Education. While the ministry does not publicly report scores of other universities, Thakur hears that Webster is amongst the higher scoring universities.

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Snapshots: Colo. Springs Represents Webster at USAFA Picnic, Pikes Peak Management Training

Snapshots: Colo. Springs Represents Webster at USAFA Picnic, Pikes Peak Management Training

| August 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Colorado Springs campuses recently participated in the United States Air Force Academy’s (USAFA) annual base picnic at Falcon Stadium. Activities such as a fitness run, bounce house for the children, muscle car show and live entertainment attract some of the 3,900 active duty personnel and families who are located at the USAFA.

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Sign up Now for Webster Works Worldwide

Sign up Now for Webster Works Worldwide

| August 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

From Heather Arora, Special Events Coordinator: Webster Works Worldwide is Wednesday, Oct. 5. Sign up today! The St. Louis project database is now open for volunteer registration. For more information about the event, including a very helpful FAQ section, visit the WWW website.

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Immersion Story: Three Webster Friends in China

Immersion Story: Three Webster Friends in China

| August 30, 2011 | 1 Comment

From Rick Foristel, Webster director in Shanghai, comes a report on three Webster students in China: Immersion in China might not be for everyone, but Greg Cameron, Wes Aehord and Stephen Davis have been immersed for the past several years. Cameron and Aehord are just weeks away from graduating with MBA’s from the Webster University/University […]

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Faculty Workshops Sept. 16, 23

Faculty Workshops Sept. 16, 23

| August 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Faculty Development Center fall series of faculty workshops continues Sept. 16 with “How Do You Know If Your Students Are Getting It?” and “So What is SoTL and Why Should I Care?” on Sept. 23. Both workshops will be in the Library Conference Room. As seating is limited, please register early to ensure your […]

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Fall Aqua Aerobics Classes

Fall Aqua Aerobics Classes

| August 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Aqua aerobics classes will again be offered this fall for Webster University community members, with a discount for Webster faculty, staff and alumni. Pending sufficient registration, the classes will run from Sept. 6 to Dec. 16, 2011, on the days listed below. Register in person at the pool desk in the University Center.

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Involvement and Community Service Fair Aug. 31

Involvement and Community Service Fair Aug. 31

| August 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Involvement and Community Service Fair takes place Wednesday, Aug. 31, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Grant Gym in the University Center. Student organizations, campus departments and community service organizations will be on hand for students to find hundreds of ways to get involved.

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Aug. 30: Free Music Seminar Features Kurdish Violinist

Aug. 30: Free Music Seminar Features Kurdish Violinist

| August 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Department of Music’s first seminar of the semester is Tuesday, Aug. 30 at 7 p.m. in the music building recital hall. The topic is Kurdish music, with some discussion and demonstration by a young violinist from Iraqi Kurdistan. The hour-long event is free. Alan Hama Salih Mohammed, violin, was born in 1984 and began […]

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Walker Speaker Series: The Ultimate Globetrotter

Walker Speaker Series: The Ultimate Globetrotter

| August 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

2,600 flights.  3.4 million miles. 317 countries. One lifetime. Globetrotter and author Gig Gwin is one of only a handful of people in the world who has visited every country on earth. More impressive than the stamps in his passport are the stories he has collected from every place…including many no longer on the map. […]

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