Archive for March, 2012

Film Series: ‘In Gandhi’s Footsteps’ March 20

Film Series: ‘In Gandhi’s Footsteps’ March 20

| March 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University Film Series presents a free screening of In Gandhi’s Footsteps (Oystein F. Rakkenes, 2007, India, 50 min.) Tuesday, March 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the Moore Auditorium. Kiran Bedi, India’s first woman police officer, works in the most dangerous and violent parts of Indian society and has become recognized for her untraditional and […]

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Reigning 2011 Mascot Champ Gorlok ‘Back in the Dance’

Reigning 2011 Mascot Champ Gorlok ‘Back in the Dance’

| March 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

UPDATE: Vote for the Gorlok March 27 in the 2nd Round! The Gorlok indeed made it to the second round, and you can vote March 27 only to get him past the Bolt from Winston-Salem. Go vote here! Original 1st-round announcement continues below. *  *  * After sweeping the field in 2011, the “original” Webster […]

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Summer/Fall 2012 Lab and Classroom Software Deadline

Summer/Fall 2012 Lab and Classroom Software Deadline

| March 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

The lab and multimedia classroom software request deadline for Summer/Fall 2012 is Monday, April 16. All requests are provided to program facilitators and department chairs to identify opportunities to support the curriculum and for budget approval and planning. We cannot guarantee that requests received after this deadline will be installed by the start of Summer/Fall […]

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Snapshots: Gorlok Gathers for Early St. Patrick’s Day

Snapshots: Gorlok Gathers for Early St. Patrick’s Day

| March 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! March 17 is a religious feast day that commemorates the anniversary of this Catholic saint’s death in the fifth century. The Irish have observed this day as a religious holiday for more than 1,000 years. In the United States, Irish immigrants’ celebration of the day helped turn it into an informal […]

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‘Kickstarter: Bring Your Creative Project to Life’ March 19

‘Kickstarter: Bring Your Creative Project to Life’ March 19

| March 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Alumni, students, faculty and staff are invited to explore a new way to fund and follow creativity: Kickstarter, “the world’s largest crowdsourcing funding platform for creative projects.” Kickstarter art program director Stephanie Pereira presents “Kickstarter: Bring Your Creative Project to Life” Monday, March 19,  2:30 p.m., in Sverdrup Room 210. Learn how to structure a project, […]

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Look for Chronicle “Great Colleges” Survey, Coming Soon

| March 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Next week, The Chronicle of Higher Education will survey 400 randomly-selected faculty and staff members asking why Webster University is a “great college to work for.” If you are among those randomly chosen to participate, you will receive an email next week containing the necessary information needed to log your opinions and complete the survey. […]

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Snapshot: P’Oryem Visits Central Florida Campuses

Snapshot: P’Oryem Visits Central Florida Campuses

| March 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Wenceslaus P’Oryem, associate director of International Services in St. Louis, recently visited with international students and held an Immigration Workshop at the Orlando campuses. He also traveled to the Melbourne, Ocala and Tampa Bay campuses to meet with Webster Central Florida staff to discuss international student recruiting issues. The Orlando metro campuses have the highest number […]

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Webster’s Fosburgh Elected SLIAC SAAC Co-President

Webster’s Fosburgh Elected SLIAC SAAC Co-President

| March 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

Jordan Fosburgh (Collinsville HS, Ill.), a sophomore member of the Webster University women’s soccer team, was elected co-President of the Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) of the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Fosburgh, along with Sarah Heeter of Westminster College, were named at the group’s meeting on Feb. 26. Fosburgh and Heeter will begin their two-year […]

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‘Preventing Genocide’ March 20

‘Preventing Genocide’ March 20

| March 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

Kathy Lass from the American Red Cross Holocaust War Victims Tracing Center, presents “Preventing Genocide” Tuesday, March 20, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., in the Sunnen Lounge. The free public event is co-sponsored by the Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies, the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, the European Studies Committee and the Multicultural Studies Committee. […]

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In the News: Schuster’s Novel Profile; Decker’s Medical Invention; Hellinger on Venezuela; Patch on SPICE

In the News: Schuster’s Novel Profile; Decker’s Medical Invention; Hellinger on Venezuela; Patch on SPICE

| March 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University includes: The Riverfront Times published a cover story profile of professor Joe Schuster about the making of his new novel, The Might Have Been, which has received great reviews so far. The feature story goes into great depth about the process behind the novel and its baseball-playing protagonist. […]

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