Archive for January, 2013

Nominate a Student for Alumni Association Awards

| January 30, 2013 | 2 Comments

The Webster University Alumni Association is now taking nominations for the Outstanding Undergraduate Leader Award and the Outstanding Graduate Student Award for the Webster Groves campus. The Undergraduate Student Leadership Award is presented annually by the Alumni Association to a graduating senior who exemplifies distinguished leadership at the University throughout his/her academic years at Webster […]

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Feb. 6: Celebrate Black History Month at African American Read-In

Feb. 6: Celebrate Black History Month at African American Read-In

| January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Black History Month is observed every February in the U.S. The Webster University Multicultural Center and International Student Affairs department invite the Webster community to participate in the 24th National African American Read-In on Wednesday, Feb. 6, noon – 4 p.m., in the Alumni House. This is the second year for Webster’s participation in the […]

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Webster University Presents Inaugural Mitchell Endowed Lectureship in Jewish Music Feb. 5

| January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

“Jewish and Christian Psalmody: A Comparison” will be the topic of the first in a series of lectures at Webster University made possible by the Mitchell Endowed Lectureship in Jewish Music. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 5, in the Thompson Music Building. […]

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January 2013 New Employees

January 2013 New Employees

| January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Please welcome the following new members of the Webster University community: Vanessa Avery, visiting professor, Religious Studies Department, 314-968-7135, temp replacement for Alex VanderHaven, on leave of absence. Sherri Babcock, director, Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, (208) 794-7332, new position. Craig Carmichael, director of Digital Marketing and Communications, Global Marketing & Communications Office, 314-968-7002, […]

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Feb. 5: Walker School’s Forensic Accounting Presents ‘Red-Collar Crime’ Speaker

| January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology, Master of Science in Forensic Accounting and The Missouri Association of Certified Fraud Examiners present “Red-Collar Crime: The Anatomy of a Fraud Offender” with renowned speaker and former criminal attorney, Frank S. Perri. The event will be held Tuesday, Feb. 5 in the East Academic Building, […]

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January 2013 Employee Anniversaries

January 2013 Employee Anniversaries

| January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The University extends its appreciation to the following individuals for their years of service: 5 Years Alan King, computer technician, Fort Sam Houston Metro Campus, Texas Tamara Minley, coordinator, Academic Affairs Alan Schilling, music director, Department of Music 10 Years Ken Creehan, director of process improvement, Finance Department Stephen Meier, web services & integration architect, […]

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Film Series: ‘Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters’ Feb. 1-3

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The Webster University Film Series presents Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters (Ben Shapiro, 2012) the weekend of Feb. 1-3, 7:30 p.m., in the Moore Auditorium. An acclaimed photographer with the eye of a filmmaker, Gregory Crewdson has created some of the most gorgeously haunting pictures in the history of the medium. His meticulously composed, large-scale images […]

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Students’ Art, Photography Recognized in the Community

| January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Photography major Ryan Duffy will have his solo show, Ryan Duffy: Photographs, displayed at The Sheldon Art Galleries in St. Louis, Feb. 22 – June 15. An opening reception will be held Friday, Feb. 22, 5 – 7 p.m., in the Ann Lee and Wilfred Konneker Gallery. Currently interning with the Sheldon Galleries, Duffy is […]

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Save the Date: Poverty Simulation on Campus March 19

Save the Date: Poverty Simulation on Campus March 19

| January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The School of Education’s Department of Teacher Education is again hosting a poverty simulation experience on Tuesday, March 19, from 8:30 – 11:00 a.m., in the Sunnen Lounge.  All members of the Webster University community are invited and welcome to participate. Poverty: A Pressing Issue A total of 15.5 million children, or one in every […]

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SPICE Chess Students Excelling around the World

| January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Members of the Webster University Susan Polgar Institute for Chess Excellence (SPICE) continue to excel in multiple tournaments, in individual and team formats: Grandmaster Andre Diamant, a Webster University sophomore from Brazil, won the 36th Cardinal Open, which took place Jan. 25-27 in Columbus, Ohio. With 4.5 points in 5 rounds, Andre finished clear first, […]

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