Archive for October, 2012

Visiting Research Fellow Offers Intro to Nanotechnology Course

Visiting Research Fellow Offers Intro to Nanotechnology Course

| October 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

How small is a nanometer? So small that compared to the earth, a nanometer (a billionth of a meter) would be the size of a golf ball. Students who’d like to learn about the fascinating world of nanometers may want to add Introduction to Nanotechnology to their spring 2013 class schedules (course SCIN 1010-02, classes […]

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Gateway Media Literacy Week Oct. 28 – Nov. 3

Gateway Media Literacy Week Oct. 28 – Nov. 3

| October 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Gateway Media Literacy Partners, Inc, (GMLP) holds its Sixth Annual Media Literacy Week, “International Media Literacy: A Basic Human Right?,” Oct. 28 – Nov 3. The program has been extended to include two films debuting at the St. Louis International Film Festival Nov. 10. The following GMLP events take place on Webster University’s campus: “Countdown […]

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Global Citizenship Program Hosts Keystone Seminar Discussions

Global Citizenship Program Hosts Keystone Seminar Discussions

| October 23, 2012 | 2 Comments

Webster’s new Global Citizenship Program culminates in a three-credit Keystone Seminar in which all of the program’s elements are brought together to create a profound learning experience for our students. To achieve this, it’s imperative that the University’s faculty and staff provide their expertise and perspectives during the formation of these critical courses. The Global […]

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In the News: Vautravers on Mali; Rishe on Lance Armstrong; SPICE Cup

In the News: Vautravers on Mali; Rishe on Lance Armstrong; SPICE Cup

| October 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage featuring Webster University: Alexander Vautravers, head of International Relations at Webster’s Geneva campus, appeared both on France 24’s English edition and on Al Jazeera English this week to discuss the situation in Northern Mali and the UN/ECOWAS options to bring an end to the human rights abuses, free Western hostages, prevent […]

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Oct. 30: WSA Costume & Pumpkin Carving Contest

Oct. 30: WSA Costume & Pumpkin Carving Contest

| October 23, 2012 | 1 Comment

Join the fun at the Halloween Meet and Greet, with pumpkin carving and costume contests, Oct. 30, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., in Webster Hall 135. The event is sponsored by Webster Staff Alliance and the Finance & Accounting Recognition Committee. On Oct. 25, each department will receive a pumpkin to carve for the contest. […]

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Forensic and Debate Team Qualifies for Elite AFA Tournament

Forensic and Debate Team Qualifies for Elite AFA Tournament

| October 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster’s forensic and debate team recently competed in two tournaments on the University of Central Missouri campus in Warrensburg, Mo., resulting in the team’s first qualification for the elite American Forensic Association (AFA) National Individual Event tournament in April 2013. Senior political science major Gary Jackson and sophomore speech communication studies major Sierra Weber finished […]

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Mezzo-Soprano Martha J. Hart in Concert Nov. 14

Mezzo-Soprano Martha J. Hart in Concert Nov. 14

| October 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

“Colorful’ Language in Song: An Evening of Vocal Music,” featuring Martha J. Hart, mezzo-soprano; Nancy Mayo, pianist; and Thomas J. Hart, narrator, will be presented Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m. in the Thompson Music Building Recital Hall. Making use of Mary O’Neill’s poetry book Hailstones and Halibut Bones, songs will be paired with the […]

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Department of Management Open Forums

Department of Management Open Forums

| October 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Department of Management invites Webster University faculty and staff to Open Forums with the following Assistant Professor candidates: Wednesday, Oct. 24 – Krista Lewellyn, Strategic Management Candidate, 3:15 p.m. – 4 p.m., EAB 102 Thursday, Oct. 25 – Simone Cummings, MHA Candidate, 2 – 2:30 p.m.,  EAB 252-262 Monday, Oct. 29 – Brandon Soltwisch, […]

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The Chronicle of Higher Ed on Webster’s ‘Truly Global Campuses’

The Chronicle of Higher Ed on Webster’s ‘Truly Global Campuses’

| October 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

What if colleges used their global presence to create real intellectual circulation? Webster University already does. Webster students have access to classes taught in English by Webster University faculty from across the world resulting in a Webster University degree. With campuses in North America, Europe and Asia, Webster has been recognized as a leader in […]

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Webster University Public Art Featured ‘On the Town’

Webster University Public Art Featured ‘On the Town’

| October 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

At Webster Groves’ recent Second Annual Art on the Town, Webster University’s public art was a part of arranged tours for community members to see. Gorlok guides, together with Webster art students, gave the public informed tours starting from the East Academic Building, through the Library and ending at the Hunt Gallery and the ceramics […]

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