Archive for June, 2012

Webster Vienna, Cambridge in Cooperative Psychometrics Workshop

Webster Vienna, Cambridge in Cooperative Psychometrics Workshop

| June 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

From Thursday, June 21, to  Saturday, June 23, Webster University’s Vienna campus hosted a three-day workshop of the famous Cambridge Psychometrics Centre on Item Response Theory and Computerized Adaptive Testing. The workshop was presented by the pioneer John Rust, the director of the Psychometrics Centre as well as the director of research in the Psychology […]

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Chatham House Director to Speak at 2012 Global M.A. Commencement in Geneva

Chatham House Director to Speak at 2012 Global M.A. Commencement in Geneva

| June 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Robin Niblett, director of Chatham House, will deliver the commencement address for 2012 graduates of the Webster University Global M. A. in International Relations program and Global M.B.A. program during a July 18 ceremony on the Geneva campus. An independent policy institute based in London, Chatham House has been named the top non-U.S. think tank […]

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Nominate Your Colleague for the Employee Spotlight Award

Nominate Your Colleague for the Employee Spotlight Award

| June 29, 2012 | 3 Comments

The Employee Spotlight Award recognizes and rewards two staff members each month for their day-to-day contributions and outstanding service to Webster University. Nominations are currently being accepted from all campuses for the months of October, November and December 2012. The deadline to submit your nomination will be July 20, 2012, so don’t delay: Go to […]

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Supreme Court Health Care Ruling Puts Webster’s Jim Brasfield on the Air

Supreme Court Health Care Ruling Puts Webster’s Jim Brasfield on the Air

| June 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

The much anticipated U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the landmark health care law was the story of the day across the United States yesterday, and Webster University health care industry expert Jim Brasfield was all over the news as reporters sought insight. Watch or listen to the clips in the links below: Before the Supreme Court […]

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Book Club to Discuss “Mormon Singles Halloween Dance” July 10

Book Club to Discuss “Mormon Singles Halloween Dance” July 10

| June 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Join the Webster University Book Club on July 10 at noon in the Library Conference Room as we discuss Elna Baker’s The New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween Dance: A Memoir. Bring your lunch.  Everyone in the community is welcome. Elna Baker is a Mormon stand-up comic and writer. Her memoir recounts her story as […]

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Film Series June 29-July 2: Hendrix, Joplin, Redding at “Monterey Pop”

Film Series June 29-July 2: Hendrix, Joplin, Redding at “Monterey Pop”

| June 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

This weekend the Webster University Film Series presents Monterey Pop, June 29, 30, July 1 and 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the Winifred Moore Auditorium. Monterey Pop (D.A. Pennebaker, 1968, USA, 78 min.) On a beautiful June weekend in 1967, at the height of the Summer of Love, the first and only Monterey International Pop […]

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The Heat is On: Vital Tips for Heat Safety, Emergency Response

The Heat is On: Vital Tips for Heat Safety, Emergency Response

| June 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

The summer is upon us. Weather forecasters are predicting record temps in June and July. The body can typically accommodate one or two hot days fairly easily, however an extended period of elevated temperatures tends to have a cumulative effect on us. With that in mind, Webster University clinical nurse Suzanne M. Kehder offers some key […]

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Colo. Springs Closed during Wildfire Evaucation Order

Colo. Springs Closed during Wildfire Evaucation Order

| June 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Colorado Springs campus was temporarily closed earlier this week due to a mandatory evacuation resulting from the Waldo Canyon wildfire, located five miles from the campus. “Although some Webster students, staff and faculty living in the affected area have been evacuated from their homes, they are known to be safe,” said Randy Wright, […]

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Webster Sponsors Fair Saint Louis, ‘Salute the Troops’ Events July 4-6

Webster Sponsors Fair Saint Louis, ‘Salute the Troops’ Events July 4-6

| June 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University is a sponsor of the 2012 Fair Saint Louis on July 4, 5 and 6, and a proud participant in the Fair Saint Louis “Salute to the Troops” on Friday, July 6 at 7 p.m. As a sponsor, Webster is the recipient of several passes to the Fair Saint Louis and Celebrate St. […]

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Submit Proposals for 2012 Worldwide Directors Summit: Reach Out, Reach Up

Submit Proposals for 2012 Worldwide Directors Summit: Reach Out, Reach Up

| June 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

The 2012 Annual Worldwide Directors Summit will be held Sept. 23-26 at the Chase Park Plaza, St. Louis, and at the home campus in Webster Groves. Our theme this year is “Reach Out, Reach Up,” building on last year’s theme of working together to build academic and operational excellence. We will focus on initiatives and […]

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