Archive for November, 2011

Snapshots: Colorado Springs, Kansas City, Ocala

Snapshots: Colorado Springs, Kansas City, Ocala

| November 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Building Hope in Haiti Colorado Springs’ CRC Laraine Saldivar Gillespie returned Nov. 12 from Haiti where she worked on the Habitat for Humanity‘s 2011 Jimmy Carter Work Project. Gillespie was one of approximately 400 volunteers who dedicated a week to help build houses in Haiti. By the end of the 28th Carter Work Project, 100 safe, […]

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Nov. 28: Webster Wind Ensemble ‘The Music of …’

Nov. 28: Webster Wind Ensemble ‘The Music of …’

| November 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Wind Ensemble, directed by James A. Martin, performs a concert of music originally composed for Wind Ensemble. The program includes: “Smetana Fanfare” (1984), by Karel Husa; “The Immovable Do” (1933-39), by Percy Grainer; “Water Music, Op. 82” by Malcolm Arnold and “Sinfonia in B flat minor, Op. 153” (1872) by Amilcare Ponchielli. […]

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Dean’s Award Nominations Due Dec. 2

Dean’s Award Nominations Due Dec. 2

| November 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Dean’s Award for Service is an award given quarterly to recognize Webster University students for performing a valuable service on or off campus. This award recognizes students’ volunteer efforts in their campus student leadership roles and in community service off-campus. Students can be nominated by any member of the Webster University community. You may […]

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Webster Benefits Vienna Homeless Shelter

Webster Benefits Vienna Homeless Shelter

| November 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Vienna campus officially handed over their contribution to the VinziRast CortiHaus homeless shelter Nov. 15, raising 1,000 euros from the two-day on-campus effort. Vienna students, faculty and staff raised the money as part of their Webster Works Worldwide event in October. Campus director Arthur Hirsch and Student Affairs coordinator Jutta Pedigo met with VinziRast […]

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London Campus Hosts Palestinian Ambassador

London Campus Hosts Palestinian Ambassador

| November 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Manuel Hassassian, Palestinian Ambassador to the United Kingdom, spoke on “The Peace Process and the Palestinian Bid for Statehood” at Webster’s London campus Nov. 16. His talk was part of the International Open Seminars Series 2010-2011. Professor Hassassian is the the former executive vice president of Bethlehem University. The London campus also recently hosted Sir […]

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Webster Supports Local Wellness Center

Webster Supports Local Wellness Center

| November 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster University sponsored a table Nov. 11 at a Zocaloco event to benefit Casa de Salud (House of Health), a community health and wellness center for immigrants in the St. Louis community. Proceeds from the event will help expansion and operating costs for the clinic. Guillermo Rodriguez, director of study abroad and international projects, served as […]

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Nov. 28: Is the ‘Golden Door’ Still Open?

Nov. 28: Is the ‘Golden Door’ Still Open?

| November 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Insitute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies welcomes attorney at law Jonathan D. Guzé speaking on America’s reception of refugees in the 21st Century. Date/Time: Monday, Nov. 28, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Location: Emerson Library Conference Room Admission: Free Refreshments will be served. Visitor parking is available in the Garden Park Plaza Parking Garage, […]

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Men’s, Women’s Basketball Opens This Weekend

Men’s, Women’s Basketball Opens This Weekend

| November 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

From Niel DeVasto, director, Sports Information: The Webster University men’s and women’s basketball teams swing into full action on Nov. 18-20, as both hold ‘classics’ at home to open the 2011-12 season. The Webster women will host the Webster Tip Off on Nov. 18-19, and the men host the Cavallo Classic on Nov. 19-20. The […]

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Human Rights Watch Director Wows in Geneva

Human Rights Watch Director Wows in Geneva

| November 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

“These revolutions don’t belong to the West.” That message came from Human Rights Watch executive director Kenneth Roth as he discussed the “Arab Spring” and other movements in a talk at the American International Club of Geneva to international professionals, students and faculty from Webster University’s Geneva campus. As Roth explained of his organization in […]

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Faculty Web Grading Instructions

Faculty Web Grading Instructions

| November 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Instructions for Fall 2011 web grading from Donna Gilmore, assistant registrar: Begin at Webster’s home page (www.webster.edu) Log on to your Connections Account Click on the Faculty tab Click on the word “here” in the Faculty Academic Services box Enter your Connections User Name and Password and click OK. Set Options: Select graduate program to […]

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