Archive for November, 2011

October 2011 Employee Spotlight

October 2011 Employee Spotlight

| November 22, 2011 | 2 Comments

Diane Conrad, database programmer/analyst, Enterprise Information Systems, and Kerry Grummert, student services coordinator, Webster Geneva, share the employee spotlight honors for October 2011. Diane Conrad’s nominator says she is “totally committed to her job and a major asset to Webster University.” Colleagues count on Diane to resolve situations that need immediate attention. “She has answered […]

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Help Desk – Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

Help Desk – Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

| November 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Help Desk will be closed Thursday, Nov. 24, and Friday, Nov. 25, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Saturday, Nov. 26, and Sunday, Nov. 27, the Help Desk will reopen and operate between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 pm (CST). During hours of operation, call the Help Desk for assistance at 314-968-5995 […]

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Curly vs. Straight: Mutant Root Hair Study May Unlock Genetic Secrets

Curly vs. Straight: Mutant Root Hair Study May Unlock Genetic Secrets

| November 21, 2011 | 1 Comment

Whether the single-cell root hairs of a small flowering plant grow curly or straight may seem like a minute, inconsequential detail of the natural world. For Webster University assistant professor of Biology Mary Lai Preuss, however, curly root hairs in Arabidopsis thaliana—a mutation—are the basis of a challenging research study. With funding assistance from a Webster […]

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September 2011 Employee Anniversaries

September 2011 Employee Anniversaries

| November 21, 2011 | 2 Comments

The University extends its appreciation to the following individuals for their years of service: 5 Years DeLyle Bowen, communications coordinator, Academic Affairs Paula Eschmann, Benefits Coordinator, Human Resources Office Corey Haney, assistant coach – Men’s Soccer, Athletic Office Angela Sherman, assistant director of Information & Assessment, Admissions Deborah Straubinger, community relations coordinator, Orlando Metropolitan Campus, […]

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Summer Camp and Conference Housing at Webster University

Summer Camp and Conference Housing at Webster University

| November 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

From Katie Knetzer, Housing & Residential Life: Do you work with or know of a camp or conference that needs housing in Summer 2012? Webster University’s residence halls and apartments are perfect for groups of all kinds needing affordable housing for summer camps and conferences. Our lowest available rate is just $20 per person per […]

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Dec. 1: Faculty Workshop: Getting it Funded (Now That You’ve Written It)

Dec. 1: Faculty Workshop: Getting it Funded (Now That You’ve Written It)

| November 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

The next faculty workshop will focus on the important nuts and bolts of putting together a compelling grant application. It will be particularly oriented toward the Faculty Development/Research Grant proposals due in December. We will review the specific requirements of the Webster RFP and the ways to make your application more compelling.  We will also […]

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2011 Photo Imaging Education Association International Exhibit Dec. 2 – 16

2011 Photo Imaging Education Association International Exhibit Dec. 2 – 16

| November 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

The 2011 Photo Imaging Education Association’s (PIEA) Annual Competition Exhibit is on display in the May Photography Gallery Dec. 2 – 16. For the competition, students compete by age group: 9th grade and below, high school and university levels. Opening Reception: Friday, Dec. 2, 5 – 7 p.m. Location: May Photography Gallery, Sverdrup Building, 2nd […]

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‘Moonlight Becomes You: An Evening of Vocal Music’

‘Moonlight Becomes You: An Evening of Vocal Music’

| November 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster University presents “Moonlight Becomes You: An Evening of Vocal Music” with Mezzo Soprano Martha J. Hart, performing music by Massenet, Wolf, Ravel, Heggie and Hundley. The concert will also feature narration by Thomas J. Hart and pianist Daniel Schene. Date/Time: Tuesday, Nov. 22, 7 p.m. Location: Thompson Music Building, Recital Hall Admission: $5 for […]

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Conservatory of Theatre Arts Presents ‘The Hot L Baltimore’

Conservatory of Theatre Arts Presents ‘The Hot L Baltimore’

| November 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Conservatory of Theatre Arts presents “The Hot L Baltimore” by Lanford Wilson, directed by Doug Finlayson, head of the Conservatory’s directing program, with Scears Lee IV, Jimmy Betts, Kyle Acheson and Lexie Tompkins in the lead roles. Date/Time: Nov. 30 – Dec. 4 and Dec. 7 – 11; 7:30 p.m.; Sundays, 2 p.m. […]

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Dec. 9: President and Provost’s Holiday Party for Faculty and Staff

Dec. 9: President and Provost’s Holiday Party for Faculty and Staff

| November 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

President Beth Stroble and Provost Julian Schuster invite Webster University faculty and staff to celebrate the holiday season with good friends and good cheer. Please join us in the University Center Sunnen Lounge at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9. To celebrate the spirit of the season we will collect non-perishable food items for donating to […]

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