Archive for December, 2011

Webster Student Awarded Gilman International Scholarship

Webster Student Awarded Gilman International Scholarship

| December 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Office of Study Abroad is proud to announce that Starjulia Dorrough was selected as a recipient of the Gilman International Scholarship with an award of $3,000 for her upcoming spring semester in London. A comprehensive list of the recipients announced Dec. 14 may be viewed here: http://www.iie.org/en/Programs/Gilman-Scholarship-Program. Established by the International Academic Opportunity Act […]

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Film Series: ‘Hell and Back Again’

Film Series: ‘Hell and Back Again’

| December 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Film Series presents Hell and Back Again, a film that parallels Marine Sgt. Nathan Harris’ wartime experience in Southern Afghanistan and his rehabilitation in the U.S. after he is severely wounded. Weekend: Dec. 16, 17 & 18, 7:30 p.m. HELL AND BACK AGAIN (Danfung Dennis, U.S., 2011, 88 min.) Hell and Back […]

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Snapshots: Webster Athletes Off the Court, Volunteering

Snapshots: Webster Athletes Off the Court, Volunteering

| December 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Outside of competition, Webster University athletes and coaches continue to participate in volunteer events for various groups, finding time for a little fun and games, and maybe do some sightseeing as well. Check out the Webster Athletics site for a photo tour of recent Gorlok events off the playing field, from a volleyball road trip to Colorado, […]

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Webster Library Holiday Reading Suggestions

Webster Library Holiday Reading Suggestions

| December 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

From Holly Hubenschmidt, Emerson Library: Looking for something fun to read over the holidays? Don’t forget that the Library has a wonderful selection of “popular reads” on the first floor. If you are looking for something discussion-worthy, consider one of the next few books that the University Book Club is reading. The book we will […]

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WebsterWarmth Donations Delivered to International Institute

WebsterWarmth Donations Delivered to International Institute

| December 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

WebsterWarmth: Crafters With a Purpose Over the past few years, WebsterWarmth (a group of  University faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends) has shared hand-crafted items with the homeless, veterans, students entering college out of the foster care system, and babies born to marines on active duty. This year, in support of the College of Arts […]

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10 Webster Professors Present at Hawaii International Education Conference

10 Webster Professors Present at Hawaii International Education Conference

| December 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Ten Webster University professors and their international collaborators will deliver papers and panel presentations on innovative programs, curricula and research at the 10th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Jan. 5-8, 2011, in Honolulu. This conference includes an audience of 1,500 participants from universities, schools and colleges worldwide representing North and South America, Asia, the […]

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Trustees Announce Purchase of University Residence

Trustees Announce Purchase of University Residence

| December 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Board of Trustees announced today the purchase of a university residence located at 102 Mason Ave. in Webster Groves to be used by the university president and family. The 4-bedroom, 3 1/2-bath home has 3,430 sq. ft. and is located in the historic Webster Park area within walking distance to the university. “We […]

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Nurse Anesthesia Program Founder Gary Clark to Retire

Nurse Anesthesia Program Founder Gary Clark to Retire

| December 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Gary Clark, who founded Webster University’s nurse anesthesia program in 1997 and is currently the program’s associate director and a nurse anesthesia professor, has announced that he will retire at the end of the 2011-12 academic year. When asked what he’ll miss about the program, Clark didn’t miss a beat: “The day-to-day contact with students. […]

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Webster Wellness: YMCA Trial Membership Offer

Webster Wellness: YMCA Trial Membership Offer

| December 14, 2011 | 2 Comments

Considering a fitness membership in the new year? Webster has partnered with the YMCA of Greater St. Louis to offer Webster University St. Louis area faculty and staff a free two-week membership Dec. 26 – Jan. 8. Just bring this flyer [PDF], a photo I.D, and proof of employment to the location of your choice […]

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UHC 2011 Annual Rights & Resource Disclosure

UHC 2011 Annual Rights & Resource Disclosure

| December 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

United HealthCare has issued its Annual Rights and Resource Disclosure notification. Some areas it highlights address how to get information regarding your benefits, preventive health guidelines, wellness resources and tools, finding a physician, their partnerships for certain health services including behavioral health, submitting appeals, regulatory compliance, and members rights and responsibilities. This notification will be […]

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