Archive for October, 2011

Webster Celebrates 40 Years in K.C. with 40 Volunteers Project

Webster Celebrates 40 Years in K.C. with 40 Volunteers Project

| October 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster University will celebrate 40 years in Kansas City in 2012. In honor of that milestone and to fulfill the campus’ anniversary motto “Dedicated to Kansas City,” the campus is looking for 40 individuals who will dedicate 40 hours of volunteering to a local charity/not-for-profit, in the name of Webster’s 40 years in K.C. Campus […]

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Webster London Students Help Jimmy Carter Event, Meet Peter Gabriel

Webster London Students Help Jimmy Carter Event, Meet Peter Gabriel

| October 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

On Wednesday, Oct 5, 2011, Webster University-London professor and Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies Fellow Yossi Mekelberg took 30 students to the event featuring a conversation with former U.S. President Jimmy Carter. The event featured a lengthy interview by Jon Snow about Carter’s presidency, his Carter Center charity and contemporary issues such as […]

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News Around Webster: Rishe on MLB; Lange on Soccer; Fox on Business; Hubenschmidt/Wehling on Nursing Ed; Rosenblum on Pre-Hitler Germany; Roach Honored

News Around Webster: Rishe on MLB; Lange on Soccer; Fox on Business; Hubenschmidt/Wehling on Nursing Ed; Rosenblum on Pre-Hitler Germany; Roach Honored

| October 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

  Recent professional activities by Webster faculty and staff include: • Growing revenues just as expenses increase: Are the Texas Rangers the new Philadelphia Phillies? A Forbes business of sports column asks that question and turns to the expertise of Patrick Rishe, Walker School of Business associate professor and sports economist. • Soccer Made In […]

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Deadline for Employee Spotlight Nominations

Deadline for Employee Spotlight Nominations

| October 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Employee Spotlight Award recognizes and rewards two staff members at any campus each month for their day-to-day contributions and outstanding service to Webster University. You can see some previous winners here. Oct. 19 is the deadline for nominations for the months of January, February, and March 2012. So don’t delay, nominate a deserving colleague today. Go […]

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October Walker School of Business News

October Walker School of Business News

| October 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

The latest news from Webster University’s George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology is available online in the October issue. Include in that digest are articles on managing the demands of accreditation, a feature on how Webster University’s Jacksonville campus meets the needs of the local community, as well as updates on Fort Sill […]

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New Alumni Head Delta Mu Delta Leadership in Orlando

New Alumni Head Delta Mu Delta Leadership in Orlando

| October 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Orlando’s Lambda Kappa Chapter of Delta Mu Delta inducted over 50 members this summer and held their first meeting and election of officers recently at Webster University’s North Orlando Campus in Longwood, Fla.

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Webster IT Staff Volunteers for World Food Day

Webster IT Staff Volunteers for World Food Day

| October 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Thousands of volunteers  from all over the St. Louis region, including 11 from Webster University’s Information Technology department, worked Oct. 14 and 15 at the Danforth Plant Science Center packaging food, learning about world hunger and ways to alleviate it, and raising awareness in observance of World Food Day.

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Remembering Stuart Whitehurst

Remembering Stuart Whitehurst

| October 17, 2011 | 2 Comments

From Robert Spencer, Director General, Webster University in Europe: Our University community was stunned to learn over the weekend of a terrible airplane accident in Botswana that claimed the life of our beloved faculty member, Stuart Whitehurst, adjunct professor at Webster Geneva, and his wife, Nadine. Please read with sympathy the statement below by our […]

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Denver Metro Staff, Alumni with Project C.U.R.E.

Denver Metro Staff, Alumni with Project C.U.R.E.

| October 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Despite the first snow of the season, the Denver Metro campus and Denver Alumni Chapter worked with Project C.U.R.E. to sort and package donated medical supplies and equipment as part of Webster Works Worldwide on Saturday, Oct. 8. PROJECT C.U.R.E. (www.projectcure.org) gathers new and overstock medical supplies and working equipment from manufacturers, wholesale suppliers and […]

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Chicagoland: On the Road with the President and Provost

Chicagoland: On the Road with the President and Provost

| October 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Earlier this month Webster University President Beth Stroble and Provost Julian Schuster were in the Chicago area to visit Webster’s Elgin and Great Lakes campuses, meet with officials at four consulates, host an alumni reception and participate in a Webster Works Worldwide project – all in a whirlwind three days. Webster Works Worldwide/Campus Visits The […]

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