Archive for January, 2012

National Wear Red Day: Feb. 3

National Wear Red Day: Feb. 3

| January 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Every day women are dying at the rate of nearly one per minute. Speak up! Make a difference! Show your support for the fight against heart disease in women by participating in National Wear Red Day, Friday, Feb. 3. This is the one day each year dedicated to building awareness of risk by raising funds […]

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Sign Up for 2012 Commencement Support Team

Sign Up for 2012 Commencement Support Team

| January 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

We are excited to welcome the entire Webster University community to the Commencement Support Team. This year’s Commencement is Saturday, May 12, 2012. Commencement is the culmination of all that we do at Webster, and we look forward to sharing the sense of responsibility, ownership and pride in creating a memorable event for our graduates […]

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Campus Snapshot: Orlando Turnitin Event

Campus Snapshot: Orlando Turnitin Event

| January 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Orlando faculty and directors participated Jan. 24 in a Turnitin user event at the Rosen Center Hotel. All upcoming spring faculty meetings in central Florida will focus on plagiarism prevention with training provided by the Faculty Development Center and Library staff. [Pictured, from left: South Orlando adjunct professors Catherine Meyer and Winsome Bennett with academic […]

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Film Series at Bottleworks: Barton Fink

Film Series at Bottleworks: Barton Fink

| January 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Wednesday night the Webster University Film Series presents the Coen Brothers classic Barton Fink in the lively atmosphere of Schlafly Bottleworks. BARTON FINK (Joel Coen, 1991, USA, 115 min.): Wednesday, Feb. 1, 8 p.m. Set in Hollywood during the 1940’s, Barton Fink is a darkly surreal satire about creative egos, flashy moguls, a travelling salesman […]

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‘Love Gone Wrong, Songs of Love Amuck’ Concert Feb. 9

‘Love Gone Wrong, Songs of Love Amuck’ Concert Feb. 9

| January 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University presents a Faculty Voice and Piano Concert: “Love Gone Wrong, Songs of Love Amuck,” a tribute to the dark side of love. The performers will sing about waiting for our true love to come along, losing our true love, our responses to lost love and love in the non-human world. The repertoire includes […]

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East Academic Building Classroom Technology Orientation Sessions

East Academic Building Classroom Technology Orientation Sessions

| January 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Faculty (full-time and adjunct) contracted to teach in the new East Academic Building during the Spring 2 term are welcomed to attend one of the scheduled training sessions listed below or by individual appointment. This 30-minute classroom technology orientation session will provide an overview of the different learning spaces and how to utilize the capabilities […]

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Spring 2012 National Climate Seminar Schedule

Spring 2012 National Climate Seminar Schedule

| January 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Join Bard College every other Wednesday for the National Climate Seminar, and listen in real time to experts discuss the latest science, politics, and economics of climate change. Assign these calls to your students, listen online after the call, or download the podcast. A question and answer session follows each presenation, so please send your […]

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Black History Month Concert: ‘The Music of Cedar Walton’ Feb. 6

Black History Month Concert: ‘The Music of Cedar Walton’ Feb. 6

| January 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University presents a Black History Month concert: “The Music of Cedar Walton.” Cedar Walton is one of the best known composer/pianists/ bandleaders of the last 50 years. The featured group is led by Webster adjunct music professor Willie Akins. The Willie Akins Quartet is composed of Willie Akins on tenor saxophone; Eric Slaughter on […]

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Navy Honors Jacob at Webster Memphis

Navy Honors Jacob at Webster Memphis

| January 31, 2012 | 2 Comments

Congratulations to Jeffrey D. Jacob (PERS-43), adjunct faculty member at Webster University’s Memphis campus location, who was named Mid-Grade Civilian of the Quarter (1st Qtr) for 2012. Jacob received a letter of appreciation from the Department of the Navy for “superior performance” in many areas, including “expertly coordinating the training of the Defense Travel System […]

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CIO Candidate Open Forums

CIO Candidate Open Forums

| January 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Members of the Webster University community are invited to participate in open forums with the candidates for the position of Vice President and Chief Information Officer Wednesday, Feb. 1, through Friday, Feb. 3. After careful review of multiple resumes featuring both academic and business credentials, a committee composed of Webster faculty, staff and administrators has […]

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