Archive for March, 2012

Snapshots: Dennis Owsley Tribute Event

Snapshots: Dennis Owsley Tribute Event

| March 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Dennis Owsley, local radio host and master of Saint Louis jazz knowledge, was honored March 19 at a jazz concert for the gift of his lifetime collection of jazz recordings to the University. Owsley’s entire encyclopedic jazz collection, including recordings from nearly a century of recorded sound, is now housed at Emerson Library. President Beth […]

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2012 Global Leader in Residence Program Welcomes Yolanda Kakabadse

2012 Global Leader in Residence Program Welcomes Yolanda Kakabadse

| March 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University and the Office of Corporate Partnerships welcome Yolanda Kakabadse, president of World Wildlife Fund (WWF) International, as the inaugural 2012 Global Leader in Residence, April 9-12, in the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology, presented by Novus International. “We are honored and delighted to host Ms. Kakabadse, who has demonstrated extraordinary leadership […]

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Wellness Video: Personal Wellness Journey Panel Discussion

Wellness Video: Personal Wellness Journey Panel Discussion

| March 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Have you noticed how many people are getting in shape? Ever look at the person that works next to you or in the office next door and think “Wow! I wish I had that kind of willpower!” or “How did they get started with their weight loss, training for a 5k, etc?” Cheryl Fritz, Webster […]

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Space Coast Alumni Gather for Concert with Former Classmate

Space Coast Alumni Gather for Concert with Former Classmate

| March 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Alumni from the Space Coast Region are gathering to honor former classmate Joe McBride at an evening of contemporary jazz this Saturday in Casselberry, Fla. McBride performs alongside recording artists Marion Meadows, Paul Taylor and Joey Summerfield at this free event sponsored by the city of Casselberry and 102.5 WLOQ. Date/Time: Saturday, March 24, 6 […]

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Dean Akande at Webster University–Los Angeles Air Force Base

Dean Akande at Webster University–Los Angeles Air Force Base

| March 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

There may be no greater example of Webster University’s commitment to filling the unmet educational needs of working adults than at our military campuses where our students are unable to put their lives on hold to continue their education. Webster University–Los Angeles Air Force Base is one of our 42 campus locations at a military […]

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Forensics and Debate Places in Top 10 at Nationals

Forensics and Debate Places in Top 10 at Nationals

| March 20, 2012 | 1 Comment

Webster University’s Forensic and Debate program continued a streak established in 2000 by finishing in the top 10 overall sweepstakes competition at this year’s Pi Kappa Delta National Tournament. The team competed over spring break in Overland Park, KS in a field of 68 teams from 27 states. Additionally, the team finished in the top […]

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Soldier-Poet Brian Turner Poetry Reading April 13

Soldier-Poet Brian Turner Poetry Reading April 13

| March 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Acclaimed soldier-poet Brian Turner and three Missouri veterans read from their poetry Friday, April 13, 2:30 – 4 p.m., in Room 253, East Academic Building. This event is part of the St. Louis Humanities Festival and will be streamed live online at www.webster.edu/live. Brian Turner is a soldier-poet who is the author of two poetry collections, Phantom […]

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Librarian John Watts Wins National Award

Librarian John Watts Wins National Award

| March 20, 2012 | 3 Comments

Congratulations to Webster Library’s instruction and liaison librarian John Watts, who shares the 2011 Innovation Award from the Association of College and Research Libraries Instruction Section with Joshua Vossler from Coastal Carolina University. The award is “for their work on a series of information literacy videos, a collaborative professional development project created in cooperation with […]

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‘Psychological Care Following Japan Earthquake’ Brown Bag March 23

‘Psychological Care Following Japan Earthquake’ Brown Bag March 23

| March 20, 2012 | 1 Comment

Please join the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies Brown Bag Series presentation, “Psychological Care After the Great East Earthquake in Japan,” by Michiko Iwasaki, PhD. Date/Time: Friday, March 23, noon – 1 p.m. Location: UC Sunnen Lounge The Great East Earthquake brought significant psychological trauma to victims, as well as economical and physical hardships. Iwasaki joined […]

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Countdown: Eight Days to East Academic Building Grand Opening

Countdown: Eight Days to East Academic Building Grand Opening

| March 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

The grand opening celebration for the East Academic Building on Webster University’s main campus is just eight days away. The public celebration at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, will include a lecture by architect Robert Stern. Tours of the 94,323-square-foot space Stern designed will also be available. Webster alumnus Jason Michael Hackenwerth (BFA ’93) is […]

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