Archive for April, 2012

Webster Works Campaign Wrap: $56.5 Million for Webster’s Present, Future

Webster Works Campaign Wrap: $56.5 Million for Webster’s Present, Future

| April 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

“Hooray! We made it!” Webster Works campaign chair Jerry Ritter made sure to get that exhalation in before beginning his formal remarks to celebrate the completion of the campaign, which raised $56.5 million and surpassed its $55 million goal despite a turbulent economic environment. Ritter, a Webster University trustee, thanked three people who were key […]

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Chinese Summer Camp for Kids K-6, June 18 – 22

Chinese Summer Camp for Kids K-6, June 18 – 22

| April 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Celebrate the Chinese holidays at the 2012 Chinese Summer Camp for kids K-6 hosted by the Confucius Institute at Webster University. The camp will introduce Chinese culture and language to participants by teaching about five major Chinese holidays: Chinese New Year, Lantern Festival, Qingming Festival, Duanwu Festival and the Moon Festival. Date/Time: June 18 – […]

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Snapshots: Memphis Campus Hosts Spring Faculty Meeting

Snapshots: Memphis Campus Hosts Spring Faculty Meeting

| April 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Memphis campus held its annual spring faculty meeting April 14 with over thirty faculty and staff members in attendance. Brad Wolaver, faculty development coordinator at the home campus, gave an informative presentation on plagiarism. Wolaver shared information about the Turnitin program, Refworks, as well as other resources available to faculty and students to discover […]

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Wellness: Mile-By-Mile Marathon is a Success

Wellness: Mile-By-Mile Marathon is a Success

| April 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to all who participated in the 2012 Webster University Go! St. Louis Mile-by-Mile Marathon sponsored by WSA and Webster Wellness. Participating in the walk were 148 faculty, staff and students with 111 achieving the full marathon length (26.2 miles) during March 1-April 12. Overall, the group walked 5,478 miles, which is an average of 37 […]

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WINS Welcomes Columbia College

WINS Welcomes Columbia College

| April 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Office of Study Abroad welcomes Columbia College — a private, non-profit, coeducational liberal arts and sciences college based in Columbia, Mo., to the Webster International Network of Schools (WINS) program. Founded in 1851, Columbia College has been helping students advance their lives through higher education for more than 150 years. Like Webster, Columbia was […]

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In the News: Global Leader in Residence Steve James TV Interviews

In the News: Global Leader in Residence Steve James TV Interviews

| April 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Award-winning film director Steve James’ visit as a Webster University Global Leader in Residence received coverage from several local outlets: James was on NBC affiliate KSDK discussing some of his films screened during the weekend: Watch video of his interview here, in which he also discusses the concussion issue in sports. James appeared on Fox […]

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Community Music School Spring Concerts in May

Community Music School Spring Concerts in May

| April 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Community Music School of Webster University (CMS) is pleased to present their Orchestras and Ensembles Spring Concerts May 6 and May 13. The CMS Orchestras and Ensembles are structured to enhance students’ skills beyond individual performance and support the education process in school music programs. For more information about the CMS’ Orchestras and Ensembles […]

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Los Gorloks Return! Tennis Goes International

Los Gorloks Return! Tennis Goes International

| April 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

This spring saw the return of “Los Gorloks,” a nickname the Webster University men’s and women’s tennis teams have given themselves to celebrate the international flavor of teams past and present, and to honor members that hail from Central America in particular. Wearing team shirts emblazoned with “Los Gorloks,” the teams took on Maryville University […]

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Next University Book Club Discussion May 7

Next University Book Club Discussion May 7

| April 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

The next book club title is difficult to advertise as I don’t want to let any spoilers slip. We are reading Kazuo Ishiguro’s Never Let Me Go for our discussion on May 7 at noon in the Library Conference Room. There are a few reviews below. Try diving in to the book and join us […]

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April 30: Webster University Wind Ensemble

April 30: Webster University Wind Ensemble

| April 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Wind Ensemble, directed by adjunct music professor James A. Martin, will perform a concert of music written and transcribed for the Wind Ensemble. Date/Time: Monday, April 30, 2012, 7 p.m. Location: Community Music School, 535 Garden Ave. Admission: $3 for the general public, free to Webster students, faculty and staff with valid […]

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