Archive for April 16th, 2012

Connecting the Dots: Webster’s First Annual Sustainability Conference

Connecting the Dots: Webster’s First Annual Sustainability Conference

| April 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

It’s safe to say sustainability is on the mind at Webster University. That word — and all of the definitions it implies — ruled the day at the University’s first annual Sustainability Conference April 16. “It seems everywhere I turn lately, ‘sustainability’ is the word, the topic, the concept that’s marking this community’s commitment to […]

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Communications Professor Asks for Your Story

Communications Professor Asks for Your Story

| April 16, 2012 | 3 Comments

From Kristen DiFate, assistant professor and Advertising Program coordinator, Communications and Journalism Department: “Tell us one thing about yourself that we wouldn’t guess just by looking at you.” That’s how I begin every class. The answers? They’re enlightening. And humbling. Think about it. Every day at the main campus you’re surrounded by: 486 full-time staff […]

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School of Communications Dean Search Update: Open Forums

School of Communications Dean Search Update: Open Forums

| April 16, 2012 | 2 Comments

The School of Communications Dean search has identified four highly qualified candidates who are scheduled to visit Webster University’s main campus in St. Louis in the coming weeks, with the first candidate on campus for open forums Tuesday, April 17. Search committee co-chairs Dottie Englis, chair and professor, Conservatory of Theatre Arts, Leigh Gerdine College […]

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Campus Snapshots: Student Appreciation BBQ

Campus Snapshots: Student Appreciation BBQ

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Career Services hosted an appreciation barbeque for student employees April 12 with games, prizes, plenty of goodies and beautiful weather. [Picture above with the Gorlok: Trezette Dixon, assistant director of Employment Services, left, and Elizabeth Conden, student employment coordinator, both with Career Services.]

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East Academic Building Landscaping Scheduled for April 18-21

East Academic Building Landscaping Scheduled for April 18-21

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Landscaping on the grounds of the East Academic Building and in front of the Community Music School will begin Wednesday, April 18, depending on the weather. The scheduled landscaping activities are as followings: Wednesday, April 18 – Waldbart & Sons Nursery will install the remainder of the trees and receive delivery of perennials. Perennials will […]

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Messing Award Recipient Announced

Messing Award Recipient Announced

| April 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce that this year’s Messing Award will be presented to assistant professor Jef Awada. The award is presented to a full-time faculty member for summer activity that will strengthen their teaching and learning. This year’s award will help Jef attend a four-week clown workshop in Ètampes, France, […]

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Recycling Update: #6 Plastics Now Accepted

Recycling Update: #6 Plastics Now Accepted

| April 16, 2012 | 1 Comment

Webster University’s main campus in Webster Groves, Mo., will now be accepting #6 plastics in the single stream recycling system. This does not apply to styrofoam #6 containers. Webster University accepts all recyclable materials (paper, plastic #1-7, tin-steel, glass) in blue recycling bins across campus. All items may be thrown into the same bin and […]

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Webster Conducting Alumni Survey

Webster Conducting Alumni Survey

| April 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University is currently conducting a web and phone survey of alumni who graduated in 2006-2007. The purpose is to gather information on the alumni’s perceptions of their Webster experiences and on their education and employment status. The results will be used for accreditation and program and institutional assessment and improvement. If you are contacted […]

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HPIR Hosts Brown Bag Lecture by Sam Schubert April 17

HPIR Hosts Brown Bag Lecture by Sam Schubert April 17

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The Department of History, Politics, and International Relations invites the University community to attend a Brown Bag presentation by Sam Schubert, professor of International Relations from the Vienna campus, on the topic “Energy and War: Why Power is Still the Name of the Game.” Date/Time: Tuesday, April 17, noon Location: UC Presentation Room Coffee and […]

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Forensic & Debate Spring Performance Showcase April 19

Forensic & Debate Spring Performance Showcase April 19

| April 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster’s Forensic and Debate Team will hold its annual Spring Performance Showcase Thursday, April 19, at noon in the Library Conference Room. Four national award-winning performances will be featured, and and light refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome. Please contact Scott Jensen at jensensc@webster.edu for more information.

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