Archive for March, 2012

March 12: 650 Students, Advisors on Campus for High School Journalism Event

March 12: 650 Students, Advisors on Campus for High School Journalism Event

| March 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

More than 650 high school journalists and their advisors will meet on Webster University’s home campus Monday, March 12, when the Sponsors of School Publication’s (SSP) convenes for its annual spring Journalism Conference. The conference will include writing workshops, media coaching seminars, panel sessions on journalism issues and award presentations. The keynote session will feature […]

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Webster Stories: Employees Take Advantage of Education Benefit

Webster Stories: Employees Take Advantage of Education Benefit

| March 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

We all know how valued Webster’s generous education benefit is among faculty, staff and their families. Each year on average 30 employees earn a Webster degree and 170 dependents enroll in Webster classes. Part- and full-time employees and their families have several different options to explore: tuition remission, degree bonuses and tuition exchange scholarships. Webster […]

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Film Series: ‘Corman’s World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel’

Film Series: ‘Corman’s World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel’

| March 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

This weekend, March 9 – 11, the Film Series presents Corman’s World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel (Alex Stapleton, 2011, USA, 95 min.) at 7:30 p.m. in the Moore Auditorium. Blue jeans, sock-hops and drive-in movies: the Fifties were America’s age of innocence. But stalking the depths of its post-nuclear bliss, mass paranoia became fuel […]

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Webster University Press Publishes ‘Missouri Harvest,’ Reception April 19

Webster University Press Publishes ‘Missouri Harvest,’ Reception April 19

| March 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=owDnn1QVFSw[/youtube] Webster University Press announces the release of the first definitive guide to producers and growers in Missouri, Missouri Harvest: A Guide to Growers and Producers in the Show-Me State. The book is available for purchase at the front desk of the Emerson Library. Did you know that Missouri has the second-largest number of farms […]

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March is Tornado Awareness Month

March is Tornado Awareness Month

| March 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

March is Tornado Awareness Month and we have already seen a significant number of them in the central United States. Here are some helpful preparedness tips: Tornado Watch means tornadoes are possible. Remain alert for approaching storms. Watch the sky and stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio, commercial radio or television for information. Tornado Warning […]

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Call for Student Award Nominations

Call for Student Award Nominations

| March 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Please nominate students and advisors you feel deserve recognition for their outstanding service to the University for the academic year. Award nominations are being sought for: • Individual and Group Student Leadership Awards • Student Government (SGA) Awards for Outstanding Freshman/Sophomore/Junior • Student Organization Advisors The Student Leadership Award dinner is held in late April […]

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Spring I Student Award Recipients Announced

Spring I Student Award Recipients Announced

| March 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Dean’s Award Recipients Named for Spring I Associate vice president for Student Affairs and dean of students Ted Hoef has selected four students to receive the Dean’s Award for Service for Spring I. The award recipients are: Katie Maxwell, Kayla Thompson, Patton Baden and Stephanie Lefler. Katie Maxwell Katie Maxwell, a junior sociology major from […]

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Humanitarian Conference Recap: Refugees and Armed Conflicts

Humanitarian Conference Recap: Refugees and Armed Conflicts

| March 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Students in the current Geneva cohort of Webster’s Global MA in International Relations program went “beyond the call of duty to do a truly excellent job” in working with other Webster students to make the annual humanitarian conference in Geneva a success, said Alexandre Vautravers, head of the International Relations program at Webster University Geneva. […]

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Behme, Cortez, SLIAC Players of the Week

Behme, Cortez, SLIAC Players of the Week

| March 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Webster University student athletes Isaac Behme, a freshman from Harrisburg HS (Ill.) and Francissco Cortez, a junior from Quincy HS (Ill.) for being named St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Players of the Week for Feb. 27-March 4. Behme, a left-hander, was named the Diamond Sports Pitcher of the Week for his stellar collegiate debut start, vs. […]

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Armbruster Co-edits ‘The Bioregional Imagination,’ March 30 Reception Planned

Armbruster Co-edits ‘The Bioregional Imagination,’ March 30 Reception Planned

| March 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Bioregional Imagination: Literature, Ecology, and Place, recently published by the University of Georgia Press, lists a familiar name among its three co-editors: English professor Karla Armbruster. The 440-page book is the first collection of essays in bioregional literary criticism. In addition to teaching literature and professional writing, Armbruster is also chair of Webster’s Environmental […]

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