Archive for May, 2012

Webster Hall and Loretto Hall Access this Weekend

Webster Hall and Loretto Hall Access this Weekend

| May 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Department of Public Safety will close the circle drive in front of Webster Hall and Loretto Hall this Friday evening at approximately 5 p.m. due to the Art & Air Fair taking place on the Eden Seminary grounds. If you need to exit these buildings after 5 p.m., Public Safety will provide access for […]

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Webster Baseball Honors Continue: Rawlings Central Region Pitcher, Coach of the Year

Webster Baseball Honors Continue: Rawlings Central Region Pitcher, Coach of the Year

| May 29, 2012 | 1 Comment

Post-season accolades continue to pile up for the Webster University baseball team, who will be welcomed back to campus today after their trip to the World Series in Appleton, Wis. The Rawlings Company and the American Baseball Coaches Association have named senior David Mueller 2012 Central Regional Pitcher of the Year and head coach Bill […]

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Remembering Roy Johnson, Longtime Math and Computer Sciences Faculty Member

Remembering Roy Johnson, Longtime Math and Computer Sciences Faculty Member

| May 29, 2012 | 1 Comment

Longtime Webster University adjunct faculty member Roy Johnson has passed away. He taught math and computer sciences at Webster for 22 years. Below is the note sent from Benjamin Akande, dean of the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology, to colleagues including memorial service details: *  *  * Dear Friends, It is with […]

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Welcome the Record-Setting Webster Baseball Team Back from World Series

Welcome the Record-Setting Webster Baseball Team Back from World Series

| May 28, 2012 | 1 Comment

Update: Come gather in the University Center quad to welcome the baseball Gorloks back from the World Series today (Tuesday, May 29) at 3:45 p.m. The bus carrying the players and coaches from Appleton, Wis., is expected back on campus at about 4 p.m., so the local Webster University community will gather to give them […]

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Webster Gets 1st Victory at World Series in Thriller; New Season-High Win Total

Webster Gets 1st Victory at World Series in Thriller; New Season-High Win Total

| May 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Webster University baseball team notched its first NCAA III World Series win in a thriller, beating Kean University (N.J.), 8-7, in “walk-off” fashion on May 26 at Fox Cities Stadium in Appleton, Wis. Taylor Stoulp‘s two-out, two-strike single in the bottom of the ninth inning drive in two runs to give the Gorloks a […]

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Webster Baseball Falls to Wheaton in World Series Opener

Webster Baseball Falls to Wheaton in World Series Opener

| May 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Webster University baseball team lost to Wheaton College, 3-2, in the NCAA III World Series opener at Fox Cities Stadium, on May 25, in Appleton, Wis. With the loss, the Gorloks will have to battle their way out of the elimination bracket if they hope to win the championship. The Gorloks found themselves in […]

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Conservatory Faculty on the Boards with “Othello”

Conservatory Faculty on the Boards with “Othello”

| May 24, 2012 | 1 Comment

Conservatory of Theatre Arts professors Bruce Longworth, John Wylie and Rusty Wandall are working on Shakespeare Festival St. Louis’ production of “Othello.” Longworth is director, Wylie is lighting designer and Wandall is sound designer on the production taking place nightly, except Tuesdays, May 25 – June 17, in Forest Park. Admission is free. Click here […]

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Pierce in ‘The Chronicle’; Crabtree Honored; Ward & Elwell Serve Community

Pierce in ‘The Chronicle’; Crabtree Honored; Ward & Elwell Serve Community

| May 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Recent highlights of Webster University staff and students: Director of the Center for International Education Deborah Pierce is quoted in The Chronicle of Higher Education, May 24, in “State Department Denies Targeting Confucius Institutes but Holds to Decision on Visas.” Click here to read the article. * * * Memphis Naval Supply Activity student Dan […]

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Video: Webster and SPICE Aim to Make St. Louis International Home for Chess

Video: Webster and SPICE Aim to Make St. Louis International Home for Chess

| May 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

When news coverage and inquiries flooded Webster University upon its announcement that the Susan Polgar Institute for Chess Excellence (SPICE) would be moving to campus, Webster President Beth Stroble knew they had hit on something big. “One of the realizations I quickly came to is that while estimates say 1 billion people worldwide play chess, […]

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IT Impacts to University Center Network May 25

IT Impacts to University Center Network May 25

| May 23, 2012 | 1 Comment

On Friday, May 25, Bell Electric will be on the Webster Groves campus to reroute network connections between the University Center and the decommissioned Kirk House. The work is scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. CDT and will continue until approximately 11 a.m. CDT. During this four-hour window, the University Center will have no network […]

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