Archive for August, 2012

Sept. 5: Fall Blood Drive in Sunnen Lounge

Sept. 5: Fall Blood Drive in Sunnen Lounge

| August 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University Health Services and Counseling and Life Development Departments are hosting a Fall Blood Drive on Wed., Sept. 5, in the University Center Sunnen Lounge. T-shirts will be given to all donors. A blood transfusion is needed by someone every three seconds, due to injury or illness. By donating a single unit of blood, […]

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A Call to Civic Action on Bill 8753

A Call to Civic Action on Bill 8753

| August 30, 2012 | 5 Comments

Longtime partners and neighbors, Webster University and Eden Theological Seminary, both have new Master Plans that will help to build sustainable futures for both institutions. The plans call for expanded use of Eden space by Webster University and continued shared use of physical assets and infrastructure, as well a continuation of integrated program offerings. [See […]

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August 2012 Employees of the Month

August 2012 Employees of the Month

| August 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Donna Franquemont, graphic designer, Global Marketing & Communications, and Shelley Krahl, representative, Orlando Metropolitan Campus, Fla., share the Employee Spotlight honors for August 2012. Donna Franquemont‘s nominator describes her work as “always exceptional, with Webster and its outside constituents in mind.” “I feel fortunate to have discovered Donna’s wonderful graphic art talent soon after I […]

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August 2012 Employee Service Anniversaries

August 2012 Employee Service Anniversaries

| August 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

The University extends its appreciation to the following individuals for their years of service: 5 Years Patricia Baygents, admission events coordinator, Admissions Delores Cauthen, core faculty, Columbia Metropolitan Campus, S.C. Dean Eckhoff, assistant professor, Biological Sciences Lucille Emerson, representative, Fort Stewart Campus, Ga. James Georgoulakis, regional academic director/adjunct professor, Fort Sam Houston Metropolitan Campus, Texas […]

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August 2012 New Employees

August 2012 New Employees

| August 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Featured New Employee The Office of Academic Affairs welcomes Shelley Sawalich as the new director of the Academic Resource Center (ARC). Shelley brings with her a wealth of experience, having served as director of academic support at Saint Louis University. She holds a PhD in higher education from Saint Louis University and an MS in […]

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In the News: Powers in U.S. News; Rishe on KMOX; Webster at Chess Olympiad

In the News: Powers in U.S. News; Rishe on KMOX; Webster at Chess Olympiad

| August 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University includes: Patrick Powers, director of digital marketing and communications, and two Webster students were quoted in the U.S. News & World Report article about a controversial Florida professor’s decision to grade based on Klout, a social media measurement site. * * * Patrick Rishe, associate professor of business, […]

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Hidden in Complex Patterns: Hancock Publishes ‘Practical Data Mining’ Book

Hidden in Complex Patterns: Hancock Publishes ‘Practical Data Mining’ Book

| August 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

We live in an information-heavy age, where trends and enlightening conclusions can be buried in the mountains of data — if only we know how to find them. Monte Hancock, the mentor for the MS in Computer Science at Webster University’s campus location in Melbourne, Fla., can help. His new book, Practical Data Mining, provides […]

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International Relations Working Paper Series Launches

International Relations Working Paper Series Launches

| August 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Faculty members at Webster University’s Vienna campus have spearheaded the launch of the International Relations Working Paper (IRWP) Series. The IRWP Series is co-edited by Vienna international relations head Samuel Schubert and research professor Johannes Pollak. Working papers are similar to scholarly journals in that the paper selection process follows a double-blind, peer-reviewed standard. One […]

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Film Series: “The Elephant Man” Aug. 30

Film Series: “The Elephant Man” Aug. 30

| August 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Film Series presents The Elephant Man Thursday, Aug. 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the Winifred Moore Auditorium. THE ELEPHANT MAN (David Lynch, 1980, UK, 124 min.) The Elephant Man is the second in “Everything is Fine: The Films of David Lynch,” an eight-film series. Other well-known Lynch works including “Blue Velvet” and […]

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Restricted Garage and Rep Parking Hours

Restricted Garage and Rep Parking Hours

| August 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Due to construction and completion of the East Academic Building and to maintain our contractual agreement with the Repertory Theater, approximately 40 spaces on the subterranean level of the parking garage will be reserved at select times for Repertory Theater patrons beginning Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012. The same parking procedures that are currently in place […]

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