Archive for October, 2011

Geneva Guest: Technology and War, Obsolescence and Decline

Geneva Guest: Technology and War, Obsolescence and Decline

| October 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Author Martin van Creveld gave a guest lecture at Webster University’s Geneva campus on the topic of “The Defense Industry and the Rise of the West.” He argued that the constant increase in the size, weight and cost of armaments is not a technological improvement, but a symptom of obsolescence and decline. Van Creveld gave […]

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National Sustainability Education Week Events

National Sustainability Education Week Events

| October 28, 2011 | 2 Comments

Webster University: National Sustainability Education Week, Nov. 7-10, 2011 National Sustainability Education Week is a time to celebrate what communities are already doing to educate for sustainability and to mobilize others to join in this work. In celebration, Webster University’s School of Education, George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology, and the Webster Students […]

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Students Flock to 2011 Internship Expo

Students Flock to 2011 Internship Expo

| October 28, 2011 | 1 Comment

Webster University students gathered for a taste of the future and tips for the present at the annual Internship Expo. Preparing students for — and placing — internships is one of the strengths of Webster’s School of Communications. The annual expo is arranged by Webster’s Center for Portfolio Development & Internships. About 40 organizations were […]

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Bruce and Jane Robert (’69) Honored in Paris

Bruce and Jane Robert (’69) Honored in Paris

| October 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster University alumna and College of Arts & Sciences advisory board member Jane Robert (’69) and her husband, Bruce, have received La Renaissance Française’s highest award: La Médaille d’Or de la Renaissance Française. This medal recognizes persons who have rendered eminent and exceptional service in areas supported by La Renaissance Française. The two were honored […]

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Nov. 1: Sustainable Food in St. Louis

Nov. 1: Sustainable Food in St. Louis

| October 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Stories from Local Farms Nov. 1 at 1:30 p.m. in the University Center Presentation Room, hear personal stories from people who work in sustainable agriculture around St. Louis. Enjoy free locally grown snacks. Presenters Include: Kris Larson, Owner and Operator, Riverbend Roots Farm Rachel Levi, Farm and Community Education Coordinator, EarthDance Whitney Sewell, Farm Program […]

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Nov. 15-17: FDC Faculty Workshops/Webinars

Nov. 15-17: FDC Faculty Workshops/Webinars

| October 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Registration is open for the Faculty Development Center’s WorldClassRoom and Turnitin November workshops. Each workshop will be offered on campus in the Library eClassroom, Room 110, at 12 noon, and again as a webinar online the same date at 6 p.m. Central. The two Turnitin workshops feature new material this year. Turnitin Plus GradeMark now […]

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Faculty Workshop: De-Mystifying Grant Proposals

Faculty Workshop: De-Mystifying Grant Proposals

| October 27, 2011 | 1 Comment

Messing Award and Faculty Research Grant season is here and other grant opportunities are always just around the corner.  Join Webster’s grantwriters – the Corporate, Foundation & Government Relations team from the Alumni and Development office – to discuss best practices for translating your ideas into winning proposals. They’ll tackle logic models and timelines, objectives and […]

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Ocala Campus Commencement & Alumni Event

Ocala Campus Commencement & Alumni Event

| October 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Ocala 2011 Commencement The Ocala Metropolitan Campus students, faculty and staff celebrated their 12th annual commencement ceremony Oct. 8 at the Fine Arts Auditorium at the College of Central Florida. The commencement address was delivered by associate vice president Beth Russell. The evening before commencement, the Ocala Alumni Chapter hosted a social event celebrating the […]

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Geneva & Vienna Librarians Visit St. Louis Campus

Geneva & Vienna Librarians Visit St. Louis Campus

| October 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Librarians from Webster University’s Geneva and Vienna campuses visited the St. Louis campus the week of October 17 for training and information sharing sessions with Emerson Library and Faculty Development Center staff. “Being  able to spend a week with these librarians was invaluable both in sharing information about our specialized resources and in gaining insights […]

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Film Series: Carpenter and ‘Halloween Creep Out’

Film Series: Carpenter and ‘Halloween Creep Out’

| October 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

This weekend the Webster University Film Series presents “Halloween Creep Out: Three by John Carpenter.” THE THING (John Carpenter, 1982, USA, 109 min) – Friday, Oct. 28 at 7:30 p.m. A shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people that it kills confronts scientists in the Antarctic.    Carpenter’s gory homage/ remake of Howard Hawk’s […]

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