Archive for August, 2011

U.S. Air Force Academy Superintendent Honored as 2011 Outstanding Alumnus

U.S. Air Force Academy Superintendent Honored as 2011 Outstanding Alumnus

| August 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

Lt. Gen. Michael C. Gould (MA ’86), superintendent of the U.S. Air Force Academy, was honored as the 2011 Outstanding Alumnus from Webster University’s George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology. Gould leads a world-renowned institution that provides military, academic, athletic and character development programs to produce nearly 1,000 new officers each year with […]

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Hunt Gallery Exhibit: ‘My Essential _________’

Hunt Gallery Exhibit: ‘My Essential _________’

| August 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

From Jeff Hughes, Art Department: For the past few years, we have had a first “in-house” exhibition for two or three weeks prior to the normal Hunt Gallery schedule (for example, Dan Graham’s Rock my Religion). This year, I thought it might be fun to have a mini-film series. The series was “curated” by asking […]

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Press Club Workshop Sept. 10: Spotlight on Blogging

Press Club Workshop Sept. 10: Spotlight on Blogging

| August 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis presents a new workshop, Spotlight on Blogging, on the Webster University home campus Saturday, Sept. 10. The workshop is free to Webster faculty, staff and students. To register, RSVP by Sept. 2 and identify yourself as a Webster faculty, staff or student. Workshop is free; box lunches are […]

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In the News: Akande on Libya; Student Discusses Global MA in I.R.; Rishe on Sports

In the News: Akande on Libya; Student Discusses Global MA in I.R.; Rishe on Sports

| August 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

Recent news coverage featuring Webster University includes: • Could an end to war in Libya mean a drop of price at the pump? George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology Dean Benjamin Akande appeared on local Fox affiliate Fox2 News with answers to what the power shift in North Africa will mean in the […]

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Conservatory Offers New Concert Design Degree

Conservatory Offers New Concert Design Degree

| August 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

Concert design is the Conservatory of Theatre Arts’ newest degree offering. “Many of our graduates find themselves working in the concert industry where the lines of scenic and lighting design are often blurred,” says John Wylie, professor, Theatre & Dance department.

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Webster Alumna Kristen Merrell Named Mo. Teacher of the Year

Webster Alumna Kristen Merrell Named Mo. Teacher of the Year

| August 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster University graduate Kristen Merrell, a teacher at Lee’s Summit Elementary, a suburb of Kansas City, Mo., was named Missouri’s Teacher of the Year in a surprise assembly at her school Aug. 23. [Watch video of her learning the news.] Missouri’s Teacher of the Year will represent the state’s outstanding teachers throughout this school year […]

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Webster Alumni Film Production Company Garners Award

Webster Alumni Film Production Company Garners Award

| August 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

First Punch Productions, a St. Louis-based film production company with two Webster alumni among its four principals, garnered notoriety from The Riverfront Times as the publication’s MasterMind Award winner. Read the story about the work of Carson Minow ’07 and Ryan Frank ’05, who along with their two partners run their studio in a renovated […]

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Achievements: Quirk on Statistics, Brasfield on Health Care, Gottlieb on German-American Education Exchange

Achievements: Quirk on Statistics, Brasfield on Health Care, Gottlieb on German-American Education Exchange

| August 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

Recent publications and achievements from Webster faculty and staff include: • Thomas Quirk’s Excel 2010 for Business Statistics: A Guide to Solving Practical Business Problems is the first book in the field to show the capabilities of Microsoft excel to teach business statistics effectively. The text focuses only on solving statistics problems, allowing students the […]

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Webster University Sponsors Cobu at Festival of Nations

Webster University Sponsors Cobu at Festival of Nations

| August 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster University is an area sponsor of the International Institute’s Festival of Nations held this weekend (Aug. 27-28) at Tower Grove Park on the St. Louis city’s South Side. This free event draws more than 100,000 people every year. Many staff members from Admissions and the international departments are volunteering their time over the weekend […]

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Study Abroad Photo Contest Draws Outstanding Student Shots

Study Abroad Photo Contest Draws Outstanding Student Shots

| August 24, 2011 | 3 Comments

The winners have been announced for the Office of Study Abroad’s 2nd annual photo contest for students who studied abroad during the fall 2010 and spring 2011 semesters. Voters in the contest were non-OSA staff from Webster University and colleagues from affiliate universities such as King’s College, Baldwin-Wallace College and Northeastern University.

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