Archive for September, 2011

Academic Quality, Diversity Define Webster’s 2011 Freshman Class

Academic Quality, Diversity Define Webster’s 2011 Freshman Class

| September 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Academically strong and diverse. Those two adjectives aptly describe Webster University’s 2011 entering freshman class. The class leads in academic quality, boasting an average high school GPA of 3.50. Looking at diversity, Webster’s nonwhite ethnicity enrollment in the entering freshman class has grown to 21 percent this year, compared to 14 percent in 2007. And, […]

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Last Chance to Sign up for Webster Works Worldwide

Last Chance to Sign up for Webster Works Worldwide

| September 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Last chance to sign up for Webster Works Worldwide! Volunteer registration closes at noon Monday, Oct. 3. Webster Works Worldwide is Wednesday, Oct. 5 (a few evening and weekend projects are available as well). This annual event is a campus-wide community service day in partnership with local agencies and nonprofit organizations.

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George Washington Carver and More: News from the School of Education

George Washington Carver and More: News from the School of Education

| September 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

The latest news from Webster University’s School of Education can be found at their .edu blog. Check them out at blogs.webster.edu/education. Beyond the Dean’s Welcome from Brenda Fyfe, recent updates include: • SOE alumna Susan Grigsby, whose children’s book about a fictional visit with George Washington Carver won literary awards. • A feature on the […]

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Webster’s United Way Campaign Launches Monday, Oct. 3

Webster’s United Way Campaign Launches Monday, Oct. 3

| September 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster University is again proud to participate in the annual United Way campaign, which officially launches at Webster Monday, Oct. 3. The United Way supports more than 170 audited agencies in the Greater St. Louis area, serving more than 1 million people with lifespan needs each year. Even the smallest gifts — all tax deductible […]

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Webster Vienna Video Production Class Receives Special Guest

Webster Vienna Video Production Class Receives Special Guest

| September 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

U.S. casting director Lana Veenker made a guest appearance during the Video Production class at Webster University’s campus in Vienna Wednesday, Sept. 28. She shared tips for aspiring filmmakers on casting their own projects. The following day she held a three-hour public workshop to teach audition techniques to actors in English. Veenker has worked on […]

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Last Day to Submit Wellness Surveys

Last Day to Submit Wellness Surveys

| September 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

An update from the Webster University Wellness Committee: There are two surveys you need to respond to by Friday, Sept. 30: 1)    Go to our Webster Wellness blog to participate in the 2011-12 Webster Wellness Interest Survey. This anonymous survey gives you an opportunity to provide information about your status and interests in wellness and […]

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Film Series: ‘Rarely Seen Music Videos 1962-70’

Film Series: ‘Rarely Seen Music Videos 1962-70’

| September 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

At 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, the Webster Film Series presents Rarely Seen Music Videos 1962-70. Music video collector Spike Priggen (of the Bedazzled.tv, Scopitones.com blogs, and Dumptruck) will present a program of rarely seen music video clips from his collection, including “Scopitone” videos — the precursor to modern music videos — as well as […]

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IBIE Goes ‘Global’ – Global Internship Experience, Info Session Oct. 12

IBIE Goes ‘Global’ – Global Internship Experience, Info Session Oct. 12

| September 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

The IBIE is going “global” — and your students can, too! The Global Internship Experience (GIE) — previously the International Business Internship Exchange (IBIE) — is changing its name but not its impact on the lives and careers of Webster students. For more than 30 years, the GIE (www.webster.edu/gie) has challenged aspiring young professionals from […]

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Softball Gorloks Help Lift For Life Academy

Softball Gorloks Help Lift For Life Academy

| September 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Webster University women’s softball team will again work with the Lift For Life Academy in 2011-12. The softball team recently donated items to Lift For Life, an independent charter middle and high school, located on St. Louis’ near south side.

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WingHaven Hosts 1st Annual Chautauqua Fall Festival Lifelong Learning Series

WingHaven Hosts 1st Annual Chautauqua Fall Festival Lifelong Learning Series

| September 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster University WingHaven Campus will be hosting the first annual WingHaven Chautauqua Fall Festival Lifelong Learning Series classes Saturday, Oct. 1, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The theme for the series is “Co-creating a Healthy Community.” Among the speakers featured is Webster University adjunct professor Michael McKinney. The public is invited. To register for […]

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