Archive for October, 2011

Snapshot: Ft. Sill Volunteers at ADA School

Snapshot: Ft. Sill Volunteers at ADA School

| October 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

Students, faculty, staff and alumni volunteers from the Fort Sill, Okla., campus worked at the Air Defense Artillery Artifacts facility warehouse Oct. 28 for Webster Works Worldwide 17, the University’s community service day. [Pictured, from left, are Master Sergeant Chris Wilkerson, Ft. Sill director Sandra Kunz and ADA branch historian Chris Wilkerson.] ADA thanked Fort […]

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Snapshot: National Opera Week Performers

Snapshot: National Opera Week Performers

| October 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

To kick off Webster’s celebration of National Opera Week, voice faculty and students from the Department of Music presented a program of operatic arias Oct. 30 at Plaza Frontenac. In a message to all who participated in the event, Department of Music chair Jeffrey Carter said, “Thank you for representing yourselves and our program so well. […]

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Call for Honorary Degree and Commencement Speaker Nominations

Call for Honorary Degree and Commencement Speaker Nominations

| October 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

We are looking forward to our 93rd commencement on May 12, 2012 at the Municipal Opera Theatre in Forest Park.  An important part of commencement is the awarding of honorary degrees and the selection of a commencement speaker. As in the past, we are seeking suggestions for honorary degree recipients and a commencement speaker. The […]

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Gorlok Gathering Nov. 16

Gorlok Gathering Nov. 16

| October 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

From Heather Arora, Office of Special Events: Join us for a Gorlok Gathering! Our Thanksgiving Celebration will be served Nov. 16 in Marletto’s Marketplace. Date:  Wednesday, Nov. 16 Time: 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Admission: Free

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Nov. 1: Book Reception for Don Morse

Nov. 1: Book Reception for Don Morse

| October 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

Please join the Philosophy Department for a reception to celebrate the publication of associate professor Don Morse‘s book, Faith in Life: John Dewey’s Early Philosophy. Date/Time: Tuesday, Nov. 1, 1:30 – 3 p.m. Location: Pearson House, Room 2

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Nov. 3, Dec. 1: ‘Yiddish Wit and Wisdom’

Nov. 3, Dec. 1: ‘Yiddish Wit and Wisdom’

| October 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

Two presentations by Ethan Schuman on “Yiddish Wit and Wisdom” take place Nov. 3 and Dec. 1. Schuman will provide an introduction into the rich Yiddish culture and language, as well as information on the derivation of Yiddish thought and humor and its influence on American literature and the entertainment industry. Films, songs and texts illustrating the geography […]

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Happy Halloween: The Pumpkin Gorlok

Happy Halloween: The Pumpkin Gorlok

| October 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

What in the world of Webster is the Gorlok doing on that pumpkin? Finance and Administration created a Halloween pumpkin carving and costume contest, with different departments within their unit carving pumpkins to be collected and displayed for voting Monday, Oct. 31. Pumpkins will be on display in Loretto Hall Rm. 402 — where costume […]

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Snapshots: TKT Jazz Scholarship Concert

Snapshots: TKT Jazz Scholarship Concert

| October 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

St. Louis’ jazz stylist Denise Thimes lived up to her “legend” status with standards such as “Embraceable You” and “Tenderly” at the TKT Jazz Scholarship Benefit concert Oct. 24. Also taking part in the event were CBS News Correspondent Russ Mitchell, who acted as host, and guest performers Ralph Butler, Debby Lennon and late addition, […]

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Snapshot: Irvine Campus Volunteers

Snapshot: Irvine Campus Volunteers

| October 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Irvine Campus completed its community service day Oct. 21 at the Second Harvest Food Bank in Orange County, Calif. The Webster team was assigned a “product labeling and restacking project” in preparation for food distribution to authorized agencies. Together, the 17-member volunteer team labeled 19 pallets of products. The campus was notified Oct. 26 […]

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Downtown Campus Information Week Oct. 31 – Nov. 5

Downtown Campus Information Week Oct. 31 – Nov. 5

| October 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

During the week of Oct. 31 – Nov. 3, prospective students are invited to visit the Old Post Office Campus in downtown St. Louis to: • Learn more about Webster’s undergraduate and graduate programs. • Receive informational brochures from Career Services, the Library, the Business Office, the College of Arts and Sciences, the George Herbert […]

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