Archive for March, 2012

Webster University Dance Ensemble Performs April 13-15

Webster University Dance Ensemble Performs April 13-15

| March 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

The 2012 Webster University Dance Ensemble, under the artistic direction of Beckah Reed, presents a concert exploring relationships and struggles, musicality and calls for change. This year there are nine works in the production, including a historical ballet. Many original works will also be performed showcasing the dancers’ technical training in modern, ballet, jazz, tap, […]

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March 2012 Employees of the Month

March 2012 Employees of the Month

| March 30, 2012 | 2 Comments

Tyann Cherry, senior academic advisor, Academic Advising Center, and Teresa Fitzgerald, representative, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., share the Employee Spotlight Honors for March 2012. Tyann Cherry‘s nominator characterizes her as a “truly outstanding” employee who is very dedicated to Webster University. “Her knowledge of academic programs is excellent which, of course, also makes her […]

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Message from Health Services

Message from Health Services

| March 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

In an effort to promote good health this spring, Student Health Services wants to remind you: It’s predicted the mild winter and early spring will contribute to an increase in ticks. If spending time outdoors in tall grassy areas, the Center for Disease Control recommends: Use an insect repellant containing at least 20 percent DEET […]

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Student Choreography: “Inseparable, An Expression of Music and Dance”

Student Choreography: “Inseparable, An Expression of Music and Dance”

| March 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

This weekend the Webster University’s Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts Department of Dance presents Inseparable: An Expression of Music and Dance, a senior Bachelor of Arts Dance Concert. Inseparable features a premiere work approximately 25 minutes in length choreographed and performed by senior dance major Kelsey Keil. She will be joined with live accompaniment […]

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500 Visitors on Campus for 6th Annual Audio Engineering Summit

500 Visitors on Campus for 6th Annual Audio Engineering Summit

| March 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

It’s that time of year again: More than 500 visitors will be on Webster University’s main campus in St. Louis this weekend for the Sixth Annual Central Region Audio Engineering Society Student Summit. The Department of Audio Aesthetics and Technology in Webster’s School of Communications again hosts the event, which gives audio production students a […]

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Lionel Cuillé Named Inaugural Jane and Bruce Robert Professor of French and Francophone Studies

Lionel Cuillé Named Inaugural Jane and Bruce Robert Professor of French and Francophone Studies

| March 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Lionel Cuillé has been named the College of Arts & Sciences’ inaugural Jane and Bruce Robert Professor of French and Francophone Studies, effective August 2012. Cuillé holds a doctorate in Literature and the Arts from the University of Lyon’s Ecole Normale Supérieure Lettres et Sciences Humaines, where he co-directed the Centre d’Etudes Poétiques. His area […]

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Register Now for 1st Annual Sustainability Conference

Register Now for 1st Annual Sustainability Conference

| March 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Sustainability Coalition is proud to announce the first annual sustainability conference Monday, April 16, 9 a.m. – 5:15 p.m. in the East Academic Building and Community Music School on the main campus in Webster Groves, Mo. Dr. Paul Rowland, executive director of AASHE (Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education) […]

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Gorlok Advances to Final Four in Mascot Madness

Gorlok Advances to Final Four in Mascot Madness

| March 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Gorlok didn’t let a little lightning bother it as it zapped Bolt of the Winston-Salem (NC) baseball team, grabbing 60 percent of the vote in a second round win in the Mascot Madness. The Gorlok may face its toughest test yet in the semi-finals, facing the winner of the Johnny (Ft. Wayne […]

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Psihountas Named American Council on Education Fellow

Psihountas Named American Council on Education Fellow

| March 29, 2012 | 1 Comment

Webster University Provost and Senior Vice President Julian Schuster announced that Debbie Psihountas, associate professor of finance in the University’s George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology, has been named an ACE Fellow for academic year 2012-2013. Psihountas is one of only 57 people throughout U.S. higher education chosen for this honor. “We celebrate Debbie’s […]

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Dependent Verification Packets for Employees

Dependent Verification Packets for Employees

| March 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

This week, 458 full-time U.S. employees with dependents enrolled in Webster’s group medical, dental and vision coverage will be mailed a packet asking them to provide proof of eligibility for their enrolled dependents. This dependent verification process will help Webster University better manage health care costs and ensure compliance with group plan rules. Similar efforts […]

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