Archive for November, 2011

In the News: Mekelberg on Iran; Rishe on Athletics Abuse; Kleinman on Founding Gardeners

In the News: Mekelberg on Iran; Rishe on Athletics Abuse; Kleinman on Founding Gardeners

| November 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Recent and upcoming coverage featuring Webster University faculty and staff includes: Walker School of Business sports economics expert Patrick Rishe‘s article, “Athletic Departments Must Seek Collaborative Remedies for Sexual Abuse Within College Athletics,” was published Nov. 28 at Forbes.com. Rishe outlines the steps necessary to minimize the chance of abuses occurring at schools in the […]

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Races Add to Global M.A. in I.R. Grad’s Memories

Races Add to Global M.A. in I.R. Grad’s Memories

| November 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Kyle Flemming, Global M.A. in International Relations 2011, firmly agrees with Thomas Jefferson that “A strong body makes the mind strong.” Flemming thus pledged to himself that in addition to devoting himself to his studies during his 11 months in the Global M.A. in I.R. program, he would run a long-distance race in each country […]

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Three Sinks Gallery Exhibit Features Webster Artists

Three Sinks Gallery Exhibit Features Webster Artists

| November 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Three Sinks Gallery presents “Small Works Holiday Exhibition” featuring the work of Ahzad Bogosian, adjunct painting and drawing professor in Webster’s Art Department, as well as Webster alumni Adam Watkins, Russell Miller and Julie Campbell. Preview: Dec. 5 – 8; Gallery Hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Opening Reception:  Dec. 9, 6 – 9 p.m.; […]

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Dec. 2, 3: Community Music School Activities

Dec. 2, 3: Community Music School Activities

| November 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Community Music School (CMS) of Webster University is pleased to present a weekend of composition activities related to the annual Young Composers Competition sponsored by Arden and Harry Fisher. The weekend begins with a Friday evening concert by Webster’s New Music Ensemble at 7 p.m. Date/Time: Friday, Dec. 2, 7 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 3, […]

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Dec. 11: ‘Gift to the City’ Concert

Dec. 11: ‘Gift to the City’ Concert

| November 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Choirs and Chamber Orchestra presents the third annual “Gift to the City” Concert featuring the talents of students and faculty, including the Chamber Singers, Concert Choir and the Choral Society, under the direction of Trent Patterson, director of Choral Studies; and the Chamber Orchestra, under the direction of Paul Davis, director of […]

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Dec. 4: Szekely-Schene Duo

Dec. 4: Szekely-Schene Duo

| November 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster University presents a concert featuring the Eva Szekely on violin and Daniel Schene on piano. The program includes Vivaldi’s Sonata in A Major, Mozart’s Sonata in B-Flat Major, K. 454 and Gabriel Faure’s Sonata in A Major, Op. 13. Date/Time:  Sunday, Dec. 4, 4 p.m. Location: Winifred Moore Auditorium Admission:  $5 general admission; $3 […]

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Dec. 12: Sts. Peter and Paul Holiday Party

Dec. 12: Sts. Peter and Paul Holiday Party

| November 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? It’s that time again! It’s time to help the less fortunate have a happy holiday season. By donating what you can to Peter and Paul Community Services, Webster will host a holiday party for the poor and homeless on Dec. 12 at the Peter and Paul Center, 8th and […]

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Dean Akande on U.S. Economy, Political System

Dean Akande on U.S. Economy, Political System

| November 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

The National Retail Federation says 152 million bargain hunters hit the stores over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Will this be the shot in the arm the U.S. economy needs? George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology dean Benjamin Akande discussed the good prospects for this shopping season on St. Louis Fox affiliate KTVI-TV Friday […]

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Seth Vannatta: ‘The Unironical in the Age of Irony’

Seth Vannatta: ‘The Unironical in the Age of Irony’

| November 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Philosophy Department hosts Seth Vannatta, assistant professor of philosophy, Morgan State University, speaking on Socrates, Seinfeld and Chuck Klosterman: “The Unironical in the Age of Irony.” Date/Time: Thursday, Dec. 1, 1:30 p.m. Location: Pearson House, Room 2. For more information, contact Karen Miller at kmiller@webster.edu or 314-968-7170.  

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News from Debate and Forensics

News from Debate and Forensics

| November 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster’s Debate and Forensics department was well represented at the National Communication Association’s 97th annual convention in New Orleans, La., Nov. 17-20. • Scott Jensen, professor of Speech Communication Studies and director of Forensics, presented “Integrating a Speaking-Intensive Public Speaking Curriculum into a Learning Community of Undecided First-Year College Students.” He also participated in national […]

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