Archive for April, 2012

Snapshots, Video: Human Rights Conference Continues on Refugee and Migrant Rights

Snapshots, Video: Human Rights Conference Continues on Refugee and Migrant Rights

| April 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Human Rights Conference: Refugee & Migrant Rights opened Thursday with welcoming remarks from Webster University President Beth Stroble, who spoke of the role of a global institution like Webster engaging the world in conversations on human rights. “True global citizens value the dignity and rights of every human being,” she said. “A global civil […]

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Family Honors Harry Cargas With Scholarship Fund

Family Honors Harry Cargas With Scholarship Fund

| April 20, 2012 | 1 Comment

Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah), observed this year on April 19, seems the right time to announce the creation of the Harry J. Cargas Endowed Scholarship Fund. A member of Webster’s English department from 1970 until his death in 1998, Cargas was a widely respected Holocaust scholar as well as a beloved teacher and colleague. Originally, […]

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Snapshots: Missouri Harvest Signing; Copies for Sale in Library

Snapshots: Missouri Harvest Signing; Copies for Sale in Library

| April 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

The authors of Missouri Harvest: A Guide to Growers and Producers in the Show-Me State, were on Webster University’s home campus Thursday, April 19, for a talk and book signing about the latest publication from Webster University Press. Missouri Harvest is the first definitive guide to producers and growers in Missouri. Missouri has the second-largest […]

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SOC Dean Candidate Visits, Forums April 24, 27

SOC Dean Candidate Visits, Forums April 24, 27

| April 20, 2012 | 2 Comments

The second and third candidates identified by the search committee for dean of the School of Communications will be on campus April 24-25 and April 26-27. University community members are invited to the following audience-specific open forums: Tuesday, April 24, with Candidate B: 12-12:45 p.m. Open Presentation followed by Q&A, Winifred Moore Auditorium 1-1:45 p.m. […]

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Film Series Presents: Dan Halsted’s Kung Fu & Grindhouse Spectacular, April 21-22

Film Series Presents: Dan Halsted’s Kung Fu & Grindhouse Spectacular, April 21-22

| April 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

This weekend, April 21-22, the Webster Film Series presents Dan Halsted’s Kung Fu & Grindhouse Spectacular at 7:30 p.m. in Moore Auditorium. Saturday, April 21, 7:30 p.m. – DOUBLE FEATURE – Dan Halsted presents The Grindhouse Trailer Spectacular (multiple artists, approx. 45 min.) and The Mystery of Chess Boxing (Joseph Kuo, 1979, Hong Kong, Taiwan, […]

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IT Maintenance Windows and Freeze Dates

IT Maintenance Windows and Freeze Dates

| April 19, 2012 | 3 Comments

Information Technology has added a new web page devoted to maintenance windows and freeze dates. This page indicates dates and times when software and hardware updates have been scheduled (maintenance windows), as well as Critical Academic Dates when every attempt will be made to refrain from scheduling system updates (freeze dates). The next window is […]

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RSVP for Steve James, Global Leader in Residence, April 26-28

RSVP for Steve James, Global Leader in Residence, April 26-28

| April 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

The next 2012 Global Leader in Residence at Webster University is award-winning filmmaker Steve James, in residency April 26-28 in the School of Communications. James has received an Academy Award, a Peabody Award and a Directors Guild of America Award. He is widely known for his legendary 1995 film Hoop Dreams, which was recently selected […]

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Video: Humanities Festival Poetry Readings

Video: Humanities Festival Poetry Readings

| April 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University was part of the 2012 Saint Louis Humanities Festival held April 13-14. Video of some of the poetry readings in the East Academic Building on Webster’s campus is viewable below. The poetry of soldier-poet Brian Turner and three Missouri veterans was showcased at the event, co-sponsored by Webster University and the Missouri Humanities […]

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“Raison d’être: Reason to Be” Photography Show Opens May 11

“Raison d’être: Reason to Be” Photography Show Opens May 11

| April 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s May Gallery presents “Raison d’être: Reason to Be,” a photography show featuring the work of photographers Sherry Canono, Rebecca Clark, Colleen Doherty, Kaitlin Drake, Margaret Gravier, Katherine Lawless, Emily Manker, Leslie Meadows, Daniel Movitz, Emily Rochon and Abigail Schaefer. On Exhibit: May 11 – July 27 Opening reception: Friday, May 11, 5-7 p.m. […]

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WSA Board Nominations Now Open

WSA Board Nominations Now Open

| April 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Webster Staff Alliance is now accepting nominations for board positions with terms ending on May 31, 2012. The open positions are Chair, Compensation Chair and Secretary. The length of term for each position is two years, beginning June 1, 2012. Position descriptions are at the end of this post. To nominate yourself or someone […]

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