Archive for January, 2012

Webster Psychology Professor Wins Prestigious Award

Webster Psychology Professor Wins Prestigious Award

| January 26, 2012 | 3 Comments

Dr. Heather Mitchell Wins Prestigious Society for the Teaching of Psychology Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award Webster University assistant professor of Psychology Heather Mitchell won the prestigious Society for the Teaching of Psychology (STP) Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Award for her poster entitled “Practice Tests and Knowledge Surveys: A Comparison of Review […]

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Media Highlights Akande on State of Union; Rishe on NFL; Sister J Remembered; Vienna Student Pop Star

Media Highlights Akande on State of Union; Rishe on NFL; Sister J Remembered; Vienna Student Pop Star

| January 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Recent media coverage of Webster University includes faculty expertise on U.S. politics, the economics of the NFL, a touching obituary for a former University president, and a highlight of a Webster Vienna student-turned-Austrian pop star: U.S. State of the Union Address Charlie Brennan of KMOX 1120 AM radio had Benjamin Akande, dean of the George […]

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School of Communications Dean Position Posted

School of Communications Dean Position Posted

| January 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

The search committee for the dean of the School of Communications has reached an important milestone. Working together with executive search firm Witt/Kieffer, the leadership profile is now posted online and the search firm has officially launched the search for the dean. “We are thrilled to get the process started and pleased that the search […]

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Jan. 27- 29: Webster Film Series Bond-A-Thon Continues

Jan. 27- 29: Webster Film Series Bond-A-Thon Continues

| January 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the longest running cinema series, the Webster University Film Series presents “Bond-A-Thon: Celebrating 007,” featuring a collection of some of the greatest James Bond films. This weekend’s offerings include: Thursday, Jan. 26, 7:30 p.m. – THE SPY WHO LOVED ME (Lewis Gilbert, 1977, USA/UK, 120 min) The best […]

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Feb. 1: John Seager, Population Connection

Feb. 1: John Seager, Population Connection

| January 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

From Brad Wolaver, Faculty Development Center: John Seager from Population Connection ( formerly Zero Population Growth- ZPG) is coming to Webster University’s St. Louis campus Wednesday, Feb. 1, to speak on the Rise in Human Population, the milestone of 7 billion humans and the significant changes we must address as our numbers and population dynamics, […]

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Vienna Panel on Human Trafficking: Is Enough Being Done?

Vienna Panel on Human Trafficking: Is Enough Being Done?

| January 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Are governments doing enough to combat human trafficking? This was the theme of a Jan. 23 panel discussion moderated by Arthur Hirsh, director Webster University’s campus in Vienna, Austria. Four experts addressed the complex issues involved in this modern-day form of slavery of the 21stcentury: Ambassador Elisabeth Tichy-Fisslberger, National Coordinator on Trafficking in Human Beings […]

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Feb. 10: Hunt Gallery Exhibition Opening Reception and Artist Lecture

Feb. 10: Hunt Gallery Exhibition Opening Reception and Artist Lecture

| January 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

The next exhibition in the Hunt Gallery, An Afternoon without Gravity, features the work of Croatian artist Nadija Mustapic. The exhibit will be on display Feb. 10 – Mar. 20, and the gallery hours are 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. Opening Reception Date/Time: Friday, Feb. 10, 6 – 8 p.m. Location: Cecille […]

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Latest News from Walker School of Business

Latest News from Walker School of Business

| January 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

The latest batch of news from the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology is now online. Check it out for shots of school personnel moving into the new East Academic Building, for media commentary by dean Benjamin Akande, a review and interview with “Think and Grow Thin” author Charles D’Angelo, and a review […]

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Annual Photography Faculty Exhibition Opens Jan. 27

Annual Photography Faculty Exhibition Opens Jan. 27

| January 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

The May Gallery’s Annual Photography Faculty Exhibition will be on display Jan. 27 – Feb. 24. The opening reception is Friday, Jan. 27, 5 – 7 p.m., in the May Gallery, located on the second floor, west end, Sverdrup Building. Gallery hours:  Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., noon-5:00 p.m. The exhibit includes the work of: […]

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Feb. 2 Brown Bag: Ethics in International Medicine

Feb. 2 Brown Bag: Ethics in International Medicine

| January 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Center for Interdisciplinary Studies Brown Bag Speaker Series presents: Ethics in International Medicine – Anji Wall, M.D., Ph.D. Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012 Noon-1 p.m. Emerson Library Conference Room Light refreshments will be served Anji Wall, M.D., Ph.D., is a recent graduate of Saint Louis University School of Medicine, where she achieved doctorates in both […]

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