Archive for May, 2012

Follow the Gorloks to the World Series

Follow the Gorloks to the World Series

| May 23, 2012 | 2 Comments

The Webster University baseball team makes its first-ever appearance in the NCAA III World Series this weekend in Appleton, Wis. The Gorloks (35-12), one of eight regional champions, begin play Friday, May 25, in the double-elimination format against Wheaton College (38-9) at 10 a.m. at Fox Cities Stadium. Webster advanced to the World Series by […]

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July 18 – 20: Global Citizenship Program Summer Collaboratory

July 18 – 20: Global Citizenship Program Summer Collaboratory

| May 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Save the dates: July 18, 19, and 20, for the Second Annual Global Citizenship Program Summer Collaboratory. Last year’s inaugural Collaboratory event was a big success. We look forward to thinking together again this summer with colleagues from across the University and around the world of Webster to help faculty teach successfully in the GCP, […]

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Parking Accommodations for Art & Air Fair: May 30 – June 4

Parking Accommodations for Art & Air Fair: May 30 – June 4

| May 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Parking will be affected May 30 – June 4 due to the annual Webster Groves Art & Air Festival: • Beginning Wednesday, May 30, – Monday, June 4, the east Eden lot will be closed for festival setup. • Friday morning, June 1, after 7 a.m., Art & Air artists will be directed to park […]

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Battleship: Webster Alumnus Greg Gadson Stars in Hollywood Film

Battleship: Webster Alumnus Greg Gadson Stars in Hollywood Film

| May 23, 2012 | 2 Comments

Army Col. Greg Gadson MA ’01, who delivered an inspiring address at Webster University’s 2010 Commencement ceremony and received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University, makes his acting debut in the summer action film, “Battleship,” opening in theaters this weekend. Art imitates life in the film as Gadson, who lost his legs […]

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Gorlok Open Raises Funds for Webster University Athletics

Gorlok Open Raises Funds for Webster University Athletics

| May 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

The annual Gorlok Open May 21 drew 105 golfers to Sunset Country Club in St. Louis to celebrate Webster University and raise money for the Webster athletics program. The event is the largest single fundraiser of the year for Webster University Athletics and the proceeds directly benefit the department, its programs, and its facilities. One […]

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Music Collaboration Brings Webster Student, Alumna Novelist Together

Music Collaboration Brings Webster Student, Alumna Novelist Together

| May 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

“Never Leave My Side” Prose and music came together when Webster University alumna Jo A. Hiestand collaborated recently with Webster student Lola Hennicke on a song to be released with Hiestand’s eleventh novel, Torch Song. A Crestwood resident, mystery author Hiestand earned a bachelor’s degree in media studies from Webster in 1983 and completed a […]

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Snapshots: Webster Welcomes Susan Polgar, SPICE, Chess Team

Snapshots: Webster Welcomes Susan Polgar, SPICE, Chess Team

| May 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University President Beth Stroble, Provost Julian Schuster, and the entire community formally welcomed  Susan Polgar and the Susan Polgar Institute for Chess Excellence (SPICE) to Webster on Tuesday, May 22 in the Edward Jones Commons of the East Academic Building. Several members of the Webster University Chess Team were introduced — and played chess, […]

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Snapshots: Commencements for Sarasota and St. Petersburg, Edwards AFB

Snapshots: Commencements for Sarasota and St. Petersburg, Edwards AFB

| May 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster’s metro campuses in Sarasota and St. Petersburg, Fla., and Edwards Air Force Base Campus, Calif., held Commencement ceremonies May 19. The Florida graduating class was the largest ever with 83 candidates in eight graduate degree programs. Thomas A. Janke, regional director for the Central Florida Region, gave the Commencement address. Seventeen graduates received MBA […]

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In the News: Communications Adjunct on Screenwriting, Hollywood

In the News: Communications Adjunct on Screenwriting, Hollywood

| May 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Film producer and screenwriter Bart Baker, an adjunct faculty member in the Webster University School of Communications, was profiled with an extensive Q&A in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. In the interview Baker, who has 18 films and series and one novel to his credit, discusses his decision to move back to St. Louis from Los […]

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Snapshot: Webster Baseball Champs Visit Gorlok Open

Snapshot: Webster Baseball Champs Visit Gorlok Open

| May 22, 2012 | 1 Comment

The annual Gorlok Open went off without a hitch Monday, May 21, on a beautiful day in St. Louis. Look for more photos and details from this annual golf outing in a later post, but for now here’s a shot of a cameo at the Open — by members of the the NCAA regional champion […]

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