Archive for February, 2012

Webster Hosts 100 High School Students in Math Competition

Webster Hosts 100 High School Students in Math Competition

| February 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

The George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology welcomed more than 100 high school students from across the bi-state area to Webster’s home campus Wednesday for the 63rd Annual American Mathematics Competition. The event, which included a 75-minute mathematics exam followed by a pizza dinner for the students, was organized by Larry Granda and run […]

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IT Management: Deputy CIO Visits Webster D.C. Region

IT Management: Deputy CIO Visits Webster D.C. Region

| February 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Can you imagine a day in the near future where your car communicates with other cars on the road to deliver the highest standards of safety? A group of Webster’s students recently learned about such possibilities and other ways IT is impacting their world as part of a special guest lecture from Tim Schmidt, deputy […]

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U.S. Faculty and Staff Benefits Statement

U.S. Faculty and Staff Benefits Statement

| February 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

U.S. Faculty and Staff: Arriving soon in your mailbox from Human Resources: Your 2011-2012 total compensation report as full-time staff or faculty member. This statement summarizes the value of your compensation – pay and benefits – provided by the University as of Jan. 1, 2012. Statement information focuses on the core benefits the University offers […]

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Gorlok Gathering March 8: St. Patrick’s Day Buffet

Gorlok Gathering March 8: St. Patrick’s Day Buffet

| February 23, 2012 | 1 Comment

Join us for the next Gorlok Gathering as we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day (before Spring Break) with a free lunch! Date: Thursday, March 8 Time: 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Location: Marletto’s Marketplace Admission: FREE Menu: • Smoked salmon and watercress salad with lemon caper vinaigrette • Seasonal fruit platter • Boiled cabbage, boiled parsley […]

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WSA Announces New Professional Development Opportunities

WSA Announces New Professional Development Opportunities

| February 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Webster Staff Alliance is pleased to announce two new professional development opportunities for staff. WSA will begin accepting applications immediately for two new cohort programs slated to begin May 2012. This program will consist of two separate tracks: • Track One: Telephone Doctor and Service Skills Series (10 applicants will be accepted) – This […]

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Snapshots, Video: 2012 Teaching Festival Concludes Thursday

Snapshots, Video: 2012 Teaching Festival Concludes Thursday

| February 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s 2012 Teaching Festival comes to a close Thursday, Feb. 23. The final events include the Kemper Award Winners Panel at noon, and a closing reception from 4-6 p.m. Join in the Faculty Development Center, Emerson Library Rm. 420. Visit the Festival site for resources from the week’s presentations, including handouts and video of […]

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Whittingham is SLIAC Player of the Week for Third Time

Whittingham is SLIAC Player of the Week for Third Time

| February 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Stefan Whittingham for being recognized again by the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC). For the third time during the 2011-12 season the sophomore from Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., has been named the SLIAC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week. Whittingham, a 6’3 forward, led the Gorloks to two key victories in conference play […]

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In the News: Rishe on “Linsanity”; Rosenblum on Poland, Holocaust; Vautravers on Piracy

In the News: Rishe on “Linsanity”; Rosenblum on Poland, Holocaust; Vautravers on Piracy

| February 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage featuring Webster University faculty and the Community Music School includes: Warren Rosenblum, associate professor of History, was quoted in a recent Washington Post article, “Holocaust Museum in negotiation to maintain loaned exhibit.” In the article, Rosenblum discusses an evolving approach in Poland to the Holocaust and its history, including material artifacts […]

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Shepard and Davis Scholarship Concert March 26

Shepard and Davis Scholarship Concert March 26

| February 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

The annual Suzy Shepard and Donald O. Davis Jazz Scholarship concert takes place Monday, March 26 at 7 p.m. in Winifred Moore Auditorium. The concert will feature the Webster Jazz Faculty with scholarship recipients for both the Suzy Shepard and Donald O. Davis Jazz Scholarships. The theme is “Jazz Interpretations of the Music of Cole […]

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Confucius Institute Accepting Applications for Chinese Bridge Summer Camp

Confucius Institute Accepting Applications for Chinese Bridge Summer Camp

| February 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Confucius Institute at Webster University is now accepting applications for the the 2012 Chinese Bridge Summer Camp. The Chinese Bridge Summer Camp is an activity designed for American high school students to travel to China so they can immerse themselves into the Chinese way of life. By traveling to China, the camp aims to […]

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