Archive for November, 2011

Webster University as Reggio Emilia Education Leader

Webster University as Reggio Emilia Education Leader

| November 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s School of Education was prominently featured in a St. Louis Beacon story about the Early Childhood Center in Maplewood-Richmond Heights, which has applied the Reggio Emilia theory of educating young children to great effect. The Reggio Emilia approach began developing in 1940s Italy, and Webster’s School of Ed has long trained students in […]

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Campus Snapshot: Gorlok Gathering in St. Louis

Campus Snapshot: Gorlok Gathering in St. Louis

| November 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Students, faculty and staff at the St. Louis campus gathered Nov. 16 for a Thanksgiving celebration. Marletto’s prepared an amazing array of traditional menu items, along with a few surprises, such as spinach dip en croute. The line spilled out into the Maria Hall lobby but moved quickly, as Marletto’s staff kept the buffet filled […]

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22 Gorloks on SLIAC All-Academic Team

22 Gorloks on SLIAC All-Academic Team

| November 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Twenty-two Webster University student athletes were among the 139 named to the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference All-Academic Team. Leading the way for the Gorloks was the women’s soccer team with 10 players earning the honor. Recipients of the SLIAC Fall All-Academic honor must be varsity members of either the cross country, soccer or volleyball teams for the 2011 […]

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TK20 Assessment System Demonstration Schedule

TK20 Assessment System Demonstration Schedule

| November 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Recently, there has been a surge of interest from the Webster faculty in the University considering software that will facilitate student learning outcomes assessment. The University Assessment Committee and the Global Citizenship Program Committee have reviewed a few software packages and have selected TK20 CampusWide for the University community to review in depth. TK20 is […]

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Corley Moderates; Buck on Crisis Training Techniques; Gerberding Performs

Corley Moderates; Buck on Crisis Training Techniques; Gerberding Performs

| November 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Film/Video professor Kathleen Corley served as moderator for a panel discussion Nov. 13, following the screening of the film “Miss Representation,” in association with the Gateway Media Literacy Partners conference and the St. Louis International Film Festival (SLIFF) at the Plaza Frontenac Cinema. Panel members included Anne Bader, adjunct professor in the School of Communications; […]

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Video: ‘Diversity vs. Conformity’ Vienna Alumni Symposium

Video: ‘Diversity vs. Conformity’ Vienna Alumni Symposium

| November 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Members of Vienna’s business community joined Webster University alumni, students and staff for a Nov. 7 panel discussion on the topic of diversity and conformity within companies, the many problems that can arise from having a diverse workforce and equally diverse clientele, and what aspects of conformity are needed to find success in the international […]

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First Year Seminar Proposals Due Dec. 10

First Year Seminar Proposals Due Dec. 10

| November 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Are you interested in teaching a First Year Seminar (formerly Freshman Seminar) in Fall 2012? In the First Year Seminars students discover the excitement of learning on a personal level and develop their potential for academic exploration and research. The seminars teach students to think critically in a community of learners mentored by an engaged […]

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Webster Welcomes International Physics Scholar

Webster Welcomes International Physics Scholar

| November 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster University welcomed visiting international scholar and physicist Nigora Turaeva to campus Monday, Nov. 14. Turaeva arrived at the invitation of Provost Julian Schuster and the Office of Academic Affairs. Turaeva is a research scientist as head of the Theoretical Laboratory at the Institute of Polymer Chemistry and Physics of the Uzbek Academy of Sciences. […]

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Dean of School of Communications Search Committee Formed

Dean of School of Communications Search Committee Formed

| November 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Provost and senior vice president Julian Schuster has announced the formation of the search committee for the new dean of the School of Communications. The search committee will be led by co-chairs Barbara O’Malley, associate vice president and chief communications officer, and Dottie Englis, chair and professor, Conservatory of Theatre Arts, Leigh Gerdine College of […]

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Benefit Plan Changes and Enrollments Deadline Nov. 18

Benefit Plan Changes and Enrollments Deadline Nov. 18

| November 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

From Cheryl Fritz, Benefits & Compensation, Human Resources: Benefits Open Enrollment for 2012 ends this Friday, Nov. 18, at the close of business. This year’s enrollment is considered a passive enrollment, so no response is necessary if you want all of your benefit elections to stay the same in 2012, unless you want to continue […]

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