Archive for April, 2012

Parking Lot H Closed Thursday, Friday & Monday

Parking Lot H Closed Thursday, Friday & Monday

| April 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Early Thursday morning, April 12, Parking Lot H will be closed between Edgar Road and the western edge of the gym, in preparation for I-Fest and Springfest activities. Friday night, April 13, the closure will expand westward to Kirk House. Lot H will only be accessible from Big Bend Blvd. at this time. In addition, […]

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Reflection Service for George Slusarz April 18

Reflection Service for George Slusarz April 18

| April 11, 2012 | 4 Comments

Webster University announces a reflection service on the life of George Slusarz, assistant professor of accounting, who passed away April 6, is scheduled for Wednesday, April 18 at 11 a.m. in the Winifred Moore Auditorium. All are welcome to celebrate our colleague’s life and accomplishments.  

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In the News: Polgar on NPR’s All Things Considered; Rishe on Master’s, Magic Johnson Dodgers Bid

In the News: Polgar on NPR’s All Things Considered; Rishe on Master’s, Magic Johnson Dodgers Bid

| April 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Recent highlights of Webster University in the news: Champion chess grandmaster Susan Polgar was on NPR’s “All Things Considered,” telling Robert Siegel she’s thrilled to move her chess institute to Webster University and to have her top-ranked chess team moving with her. Listen to the story at npr.org. Separately, associate professor of business and sports […]

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Remaining Kakabadse Events Canceled

Remaining Kakabadse Events Canceled

| April 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Remaining events with Yolanda Kakabadse, Webster University 2012 Global Leader in Residence, have been canceled due to an unexpected illness in the Kakabadse family. We send the Kakabadse family our best wishes at this difficult time. The visit by Kakabadse, president of World Wildlife Fund International, featured lectures and interaction with Webster students, faculty, staff […]

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Web Design Steering Committee Announced, Open Session April 17

Web Design Steering Committee Announced, Open Session April 17

| April 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Global Marketing and Communications in January 2012 engaged mStoner as a partner for relaunching the institutional website and determining best options for moving forward with a university-wide rollout of a web content management system and new design templates. We now have a roadmap developed by mStoner with input from the campus community that we will […]

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Faculty Staff Giving Campaign Update

Faculty Staff Giving Campaign Update

| April 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

We have received 407 gifts and pledges from Webster University employees. Thank you! We need 280 more gifts to reach our goal. Make your gift right now or anytime before April 27 at http://alumni.webster.edu/facstaff_give to be eligible for the following incentives: All University Staff will receive a paid day-off on Friday, May 25 (the Friday […]

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Help Desk Changes to IT Service Desk

Help Desk Changes to IT Service Desk

| April 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Callers to the Help Desk will notice a few changes. First, the name has changed to IT Service Desk. This new name reflects the focus of the call center — IT customer service — and recognizes that the IT Service Desk provides a single point of contact to end users who need help specifically with […]

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East Academic Building Virtual Tour Now Available

East Academic Building Virtual Tour Now Available

| April 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Students interested in coming to Webster, current students trying to locate their classes or guests coming to our Webster Groves campus for an event can now view and tour the East Academic Building, home of the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology, anytime they want. Webster worked with YouVisit.com to create a virtual […]

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Webster University Symphony Orchestra Presents “Romance of the Cello” April 15

Webster University Symphony Orchestra Presents “Romance of the Cello” April 15

| April 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Symphony Orchestra presents “Romance of the Cello” April 15. Under the baton of conductor Paul G. Davis, the orchestra will perform the works of significant Romantic era composers. The evening’s special guest artist is Ken Kulosa, Webster cello instructor, performing the “Second Cello Concerto” by Dmitri Kabalevsky. Date/Time: Sunday, April 15, 7 […]

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Snapshot: European Directors (Briefly) Steal London’s Cup

Snapshot: European Directors (Briefly) Steal London’s Cup

| April 10, 2012 | 2 Comments

At Webster’s European soccer tournament in Leiden last week, European directors and academic directors stole the cup destined for London for a quick photo opportunity. Afterwards the cup was presented to the London team which beat Geneva in a nail-biting final. [Pictured above: Arthur Hirsch (director, Vienna), Jean-Paul van Marissing (director, Leiden), Regina Kecht (academic […]

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