Archive for September, 2012

Westport and WingHaven Open Information Sessions Sept. 17 – 21

Westport and WingHaven Open Information Sessions Sept. 17 – 21

| September 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Fall II graduate classes begin Oct. 15, and undergraduate classes begin Oct. 22. Students who would like to have a a personal introduction to Webster University’s Westport and WingHaven Campuses and learn about evening and online programs are invited to attend Information Sessions the week of Sept. 17 – 21. Students who sign up during […]

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Impacts of Health Care Reform on Webster Employees

Impacts of Health Care Reform on Webster Employees

| September 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

U.S. health care reform, as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, will impact Webster employees both individually and collectively in 2013: Employees will have increased benefits under the Expanded Women’s Preventive Services effective January 1, 2013.  There will be a number of contraceptives covered at no cost. See “Expanded Women’s Preventative Services […]

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Human Rights Film Festival Presents ‘Rabbit Proof Fence’ Sept. 18

Human Rights Film Festival Presents ‘Rabbit Proof Fence’ Sept. 18

| September 13, 2012 | 1 Comment

The Human Rights Film Festival screens its third film, Rabbit Proof Fence, Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m., in the Moore Auditorium. Admission is is free and open to the public. Rabbit Proof Fence is a drama that looks at the 1931 Australian policy of removing children from their Aboriginal mothers. The Human Rights Film […]

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Film Series: ‘Nobody Else But You’ Sept. 14 – 16

Film Series: ‘Nobody Else But You’ Sept. 14 – 16

| September 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Film Series presents Nobody Else But You this weekend, Sept. 14 – 16, at 7:30 p.m., in the Moore Auditorium. NOBODY ELSE BUT YOU (POUPOUPIDOU) (Gérald Hustache-Mathieu, 2011, France, 102 min) A bestselling crime novelist who is desperately looking for a new story hones his focus on the apparent suicide of a […]

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CX (CARS) Server Hardware Upgrade Project

CX (CARS) Server Hardware Upgrade Project

| September 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

The CX (CARS) Server Hardware Upgrade is a two-month project to replace outdated CX server hardware at risk for system failure with newer-technology hardware, providing a more reliable and optimized system. The Hardware Upgrade project begins Monday, Sept. 17, with the Stabilization Period. During this first of several phases, Information Technology will work behind-the-scenes to […]

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Peter Wilson Appointed Interim Head of Vienna’s Psychology Department

Peter Wilson Appointed Interim Head of Vienna’s Psychology Department

| September 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Peter Wilson has been appointed interim head of the Vienna Campus’s Psychology Department  for the 2012-13 academic year. He succeeds Thomas Oberlechner, who served as mentor or department head since 1995. Oberlechner will continue with the Psychology Department as a senior research faculty member. Arthur Hirsh, director of Webster Vienna, said Oberlechner has seen the […]

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Dean Wilson Testifies before American Academy Commission

Dean Wilson Testifies before American Academy Commission

| September 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

David Carl Wilson, dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, was one of 15 area leaders who testified  before the American Academy Commission on the Humanities & Social Sciences during a forum titled “The Importance of the Humanities and Social Sciences in Local Communities.” Wilson made remarks about higher education at the Sept. 7 […]

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Snapshots: Monte Reel, ‘Last of the Tribe’ Common Reading Author

Snapshots: Monte Reel, ‘Last of the Tribe’ Common Reading Author

| September 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

As part of the annual Year of International Human Rights (YIHR) programming, Webster University community members participate in a common reading. On Sept. 10, community members at the home campus had the chance to meet and hear the author of that common reading in person. Monte Reel, author of Last of the Tribe: The Epic […]

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Meet the Worldwide Directors and CRCs Sept. 24

Meet the Worldwide Directors and CRCs Sept. 24

| September 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Directors from our metropolitan, military and international campuses will be in St. Louis for the 2012 Worldwide Directors’ Summit later this month.  This year, our Community Relations Coordinators (CRCs) will also be in town. All Webster faculty and staff are invited to an hors d’oeuvres reception for the directors and CRCs. This is a great opportunity […]

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Oct. 7: Webster University Chamber Orchestra and Chamber Singers

Oct. 7: Webster University Chamber Orchestra and Chamber Singers

| September 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University Chamber Orchestra and Chamber Singers present their 2012 Fall Debut Concert Sunday, Oct. 7  at 7 p.m. in the Community Music School Concert Hall. The Chamber Orchestra is conducted by Paul Davis, and the Chamber Singers are conducted by Trent Patterson, both professors in the Department of Music. The Chamber Orchestra, now in […]

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