Archive for November, 2012

Snapshots: Webster Works Worldwide 18 Draws 1900 Volunteers, 7700 Hours of Service

| November 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

The pictures are collected, the figures are tallied, and the feedback from grateful community partners has been received: Webster Works Worldwide 18 was a success. Around the world at agencies and nonprofits that serve the local communities around each Webster University campus, more than 1,900 student, alumni, faculty and staff volunteers gave over 7,700 hours […]

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In the News: Brasfield on Health Exchanges; Gegg-LaPlume on Internships; Weeks upcoming on Space Law

In the News: Brasfield on Health Exchanges; Gegg-LaPlume on Internships; Weeks upcoming on Space Law

| November 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Recent media mentions of Webster University faculty and staff include: Jim Brasfield, chair of the management department in the Webster University George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology, and author of Health Policy: The Decade Ahead, was a guest on KMOX 1120 AM’s Charlie Brennan Show. The station sought Brasfield’s expertise on Missouri’s implementation […]

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Snapshots: Thanksgiving Gorlok Gathering

| November 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

A week ahead of U.S. Thanksgiving, students, faculty and staff at the Webster University home campus in Webster Groves gathered Nov. 15 for a “Gorlok Gathering” buffet of all the traditional Thanksgiving favorites. View snapshots of the event — but try not to get hungry all over again — in the Webster Facebook gallery.

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Upcoming Counseling Workshops: Suicide Awareness Today; Women and Addiction Nov. 19

Upcoming Counseling Workshops: Suicide Awareness Today; Women and Addiction Nov. 19

| November 16, 2012 | 2 Comments

Two upcoming workshops are offered by the Counseling & Life Development office: Friday, Nov. 16: Suicide Awareness workshop by Dale Anderson, 12 – 1 p.m., East Academic Building room 102. Lunch and prizes are available for those who attend. Anderson is the psychiatrist for Webster. Come and meet him and ask any questions you may […]

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Open Doors Report: Webster Study Abroad a Top 10 Program

| November 15, 2012 | 2 Comments

Webster University’s Study Abroad program has received another prestigious recognition: A ranking in the top 10 for long-term study abroad participation and first in Midwest. According to the Institute of International Education’s annual “Open Doors Report,” just released, Webster’s long-term study abroad programs rank in the top 10 among all U.S. master’s degree-granting institutions, and […]

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Webster University Baseball Honored by St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame

| November 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Webster University baseball team was honored at the annual St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame Dinner Nov. 14 at the Millennium Hotel. The team received the Champions Award in recognition of their outstanding 2012 season. The annual dinner is an occasion that honors outstanding local sports and inducts new members into the Hall — […]

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Webster Cosponsors 11th Annual WorldQuest Competition on Campus

| November 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

What does the acronym ORTSAC stand for? What is the name of the final dynasty in China before revolution brought the feudal system to an end? These are just a few of the questions posed to teams of students who participated in the 11th Annual High School Academic WorldQuest competition, held Nov. 13 at Webster […]

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Department of Music Hosts ‘Music Teacher of the Year’ Awards

| November 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Department of Music hosted the St. Louis Public Schools’ 2012 Music Teacher of the Year Award program Tuesday, Nov. 13. Department chair Jeffrey Carter emceed the event, which was a partnership between the Parson Blewett Memorial Fund, St. Louis Public Schools, and the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts. The recipients were Carl […]

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Seeking Donations for Sts. Peter & Paul Holiday Party

Seeking Donations for Sts. Peter & Paul Holiday Party

| November 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

It’s time again to help the less fortunate have a happy holiday season by donating what you can to Peter and Paul Community Services. This year, we are collecting hats, gloves and scarves (and/or cash) for Webster’s holiday party at Sts. Peter & Paul Church. Please bring donated items to Webster Hall, room 200, or […]

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Contemporary Conversations Dec. 5: David Washington ’02, ‘Life is a Choice’ Author

| November 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Updated Dec. 4, 11:05 a.m. Please note: The event location has been changed from the East Academic Building – Edward Jones Commons to East Academic Building Rooms 253/262. * * * Webster University President Beth Stroble, and Provost and Senior Vice President Julian Schuster, invite the community to a Dec. 5 talk by Webster alumnus┬áDavid […]

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