Archive for September, 2012

Webster Grandmasters Shine in Istanbul Chess Olympiad

Webster Grandmasters Shine in Istanbul Chess Olympiad

| September 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

The international chess world is taking notice of Webster University’s chess team. Webster University freshman grandmaster Wesley So led the Filipino team to a bronze medal finish in category B at the 2012 Chess Olympiad in Istanbul, Turkey. His teammate and roommate, grandmaster Ray Robson, played a valuable role in helping team USA capture the […]

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Walker Global Hybrid Students Return with Stories of Vienna

Walker Global Hybrid Students Return with Stories of Vienna

| September 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

After enjoying Austria’s picturesque landscapes and studying marketing strategies in the historical center of the Habsburg dynasty, students from Webster University’s Branding in Vienna course returned with stories to tell. “I enjoyed the sight-seeing and the historical tours that gave us a sense of the culture and nationalism that Austria prides itself on,” says Mark Garascia, […]

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Stillpoint Campus Ministry: 9/11 Labyrinth Meditation, Meditation on Wednesdays

Stillpoint Campus Ministry: 9/11 Labyrinth Meditation, Meditation on Wednesdays

| September 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

9/11 Meditative Labyrinth Walk Would you like a quiet way to pause and reflect on 9/11? Take 10 to 20 minutes to walk the labyrinth on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 11:30 – 1:15, in the library conference room. The labyrinth is an ancient design, common to many religions and cultures, in which a spiraling path winds […]

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Walker School Conducting Student Satisfaction Survey

Walker School Conducting Student Satisfaction Survey

| September 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

The George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology is currently conducting a student satisfaction survey. The survey, which was sent to the Webster email address of all Walker School students, both graduate and undergraduate, with at least six hours of course work completed, will be used to gauge the level of student satisfaction and […]

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In the News: CMS Alumna Nugent on Air Tomorrow, in St. Louis Beacon

In the News: CMS Alumna Nugent on Air Tomorrow, in St. Louis Beacon

| September 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Community Music School of Webster University alumna Shelby Nugent is featured in the article “From Waterloo, Ill., to ‘From the Top,’ Shelby Nugent discovered the world with her French horn,” in the Sept. 5, 2012, St. Louis Beacon. On Saturday, Nugent performs on “From the Top,” a program that airs on National Public Radio featuring […]

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Enhancing Reputation: TV Spots Filming on Webster Home Campus

Enhancing Reputation: TV Spots Filming on Webster Home Campus

| September 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

On any given day at Webster University, you might see film and camera crews roaming the home campus as students in the School of Communications pursue their degrees with a hands-on approach. But this week there are more cameras than usual — and students and faculty are in front of the camera, not behind it. […]

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In the News: Webster Alumnus Ross ’05, Starz Producer

In the News: Webster Alumnus Ross ’05, Starz Producer

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Alumnus Todd Ross ’05 is currently working as an associate producer for Starz Entertainment, the Starz and Encore family of premium cable channels. Ross’ Galesburg upbringing and “really cool job” is profiled in  “Jay Talking: Life as a Starz producer: That’s entertainment!,” Sept. 5, 2012, Galesburg Register-Mail online. The article quotes Ross, who describes how […]

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Research: Institutional Review Board Meeting and Submission Dates

Research: Institutional Review Board Meeting and Submission Dates

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Applications for approval of research projects are reviewed by the IRB on a first-come, first-served basis during each school term. To make the process more efficient and provide timely feedback for faculty, students and staff, the following deadlines have been set for the 2012-2013 academic year. See the following deadlines for the 2012-2013 academic year: […]

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Sept. 13: Walker School Presents Alumnus Anthony Reed on Leadership

Sept. 13: Walker School Presents Alumnus Anthony Reed on Leadership

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

The George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology presents Anthony Reed, author, CPA, PM, for his presentation, “Finding the I in TEAM: Leadership Lessons From Some of the World’s Toughest Marathons.” Reed is an international athlete, business professional and Webster alumnus. He has completed over 100 marathons, running on all seven continents. Through it […]

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Human Rights Film Festival Presents ‘Smoke Signals’ Sept. 11

Human Rights Film Festival Presents ‘Smoke Signals’ Sept. 11

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Human Rights Film Festival screens its second film, Smoke Signals, Tuesday, Sept. 11, at 7 p.m., in the Moore Auditorium. The film is a comedy by filmmaker Chris Eyre, a member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes. Admission is is free and open to the public. The Human Rights Film Festival continues every Tuesday […]

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