Archive for August, 2012

Sept. 7 Reflective Teaching Community: Effective Questioning

Sept. 7 Reflective Teaching Community: Effective Questioning

| August 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

With the new academic year getting into full swing, we are excited to begin a new series of meetings of the Reflective Teaching Community. For those who aren’t familiar with the group, the Reflective Teaching Community is made up of faculty from all disciplines who get together to share and discuss their approaches and experiences […]

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Snapshots: Water Bottles to Welcome Evening Students

Snapshots: Water Bottles to Welcome Evening Students

| August 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University campus locations across the U.S., Europe and Asia have been welcoming new and returning students as the new Fall semester gets underway. Small gestures to say “We’re glad you’re here” involve anything from muffins and coffee in Leiden to receptions with food before the first classes at Fort Leavenworth and McConnell Air Force […]

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Reflective Teaching Community Meeting Sept. 7

Reflective Teaching Community Meeting Sept. 7

| August 22, 2012 | 4 Comments

With the new academic year getting into full swing, we are excited to begin a new series of meetings of the Reflective Teaching Community. For those who aren’t familiar with the group, the Reflective Teaching Community is made up of faculty from all disciplines who get together to share and discuss their approaches and experiences […]

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Film Series: David Lynch’s ‘Eraserhead’ Aug. 23

Film Series: David Lynch’s ‘Eraserhead’ Aug. 23

| August 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Film Series presents “Eraserhead” Thursday, Aug. 23, at 7:30 p.m. in the Winifred Moore Auditorium. ERASERHEAD (David Lynch, 1977, USA, 89 min.) The cult classic “Eraserhead” will be the first in the series Everything is Fine: The Films of David Lynch. The eight-film series continues through early-October and includes other well-known Lynch […]

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Onsite Classes Offer Convenient Learning Opportunities for Area Nurses

Onsite Classes Offer Convenient Learning Opportunities for Area Nurses

| August 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Juggling work, life, and education has gotten easier for many St. Louis-area nurses, thanks to onsite learning opportunities offered by Webster University. BJC HealthCare and Webster’s Department of Nursing have collaborated on onsite learning since January 2011, when a cohort of RN to BSN students began taking classes at BJC’s Center for LifeLong Learning, 8300 […]

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Learn Chess with the SPICE Team in October

| August 22, 2012 | 5 Comments

Update, Sept. 14:  Sign up soon – only three spots left! Ever wanted to learn how to play chess, but not sure how to begin? The Webster Staff Alliance (WSA) and the Susan Polgar Institute for Chess Excellence have a wonderful opportunity for you. Susan Polgar and WSA invite Webster University staff to make that […]

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Jonathan Kozol, Global Leader in Residence, Speaks Sept. 24

Jonathan Kozol, Global Leader in Residence, Speaks Sept. 24

| August 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Acclaimed author and educator Jonathan Kozol will be in the School of Education as a 2012 Global Leader in Residence in September, when he will also present to the community. Kozol will discuss his newest book, Fire in The Ashes, which profiles the poverty-stricken children he has been following for many years. Now young men […]

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Aqua Aerobics and Swimming Lessons Offered at Webster Pool

Aqua Aerobics and Swimming Lessons Offered at Webster Pool

| August 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Fall Aqua Aerobics classes offered Sept. 10 – Dec. 14: Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 8 – 9 a.m. The cost is $108 for Webster faculty, staff and alumni, and $135 for people not affiliated with the University. Tuesday/Thursday or Monday/Wednesday, $72 for faculty, staff and alumni, and $90 for unaffiliated persons All classes contingent on […]

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Share with International Students through Friendship Program: Applications Due Aug. 31

Share with International Students through Friendship Program: Applications Due Aug. 31

| August 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Are you interested in learning more about cultures where our students call home? Are you available for a few weekends or evenings a semester to share your culture with our international students? Join us for the Webster International Friendship Program by submitting your application to be a community friend today! Applications are due Aug. 31. […]

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In the News: Yudhoyono ’91; Rishe on Augusta Admitting Women

In the News: Yudhoyono ’91; Rishe on Augusta Admitting Women

| August 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage mentioning Webster University includes: A Washington Times article on international leaders who study in the U.S. (“Armed with U.S. Education, Many Leaders Take on the World“) mentions as one example Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, a Webster University alumnus who earned his master’s in management in 1991 from the Webster Kansas […]

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