Archive for February, 2013

Snapshots: Football Tournament and ‘Webster’s Got Talent’ Gather Webster Students from across Europe

| February 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Geneva campus recently played host to two events that brought together Webster students from across Europe: the annual Football Tournament on Feb. 14, and the first “Webster’s Got Talent” European Championship on Feb. 16. Students from the European Webster campuses in Geneva, Leiden and Vienna participated and competed. The Football Tournament included […]

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Applied Educational Psychology Students Shine at Society for Cross-Cultural Research Conference

| February 27, 2013 | 1 Comment

School of Education professor Debbie Stiles and six of her Applied Educational Psychology graduate students presented at the Society for Cross-Cultural Research conference in Mobile, Ala., Feb. 20-23. “They did so well, I’m so very proud of them,” said Stiles, a psychologist and longtime Webster professor who coordinates the Applied Educational Psychology degree program. “It’s […]

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Conservatory in the News: Alum is ‘Gypsy of the Month;’ Jackson Designs for Manilow

Conservatory in the News: Alum is ‘Gypsy of the Month;’ Jackson Designs for Manilow

| February 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Recent news involving the Webster University Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts: Kevin Worley, an alumnus of the Conservatory of Theatre Arts in Webster’s Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts, appears in the new production of Rodgers and Hammersteins Cinderella, arriving on Broadway for the first time ever. The roles earned him a profile as […]

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Webster Freshman Wesley So Reaches Historic Chess Marks in Iceland

Webster Freshman Wesley So Reaches Historic Chess Marks in Iceland

| February 27, 2013 | 2 Comments

In the final chess match at the Reykjavik Open, Webster University freshman grandmaster Wesley So drew with the black pieces against the world’s former #6 player, Ukrainian grandmaster Pavel Eljanov, to tie for first place. In addition to the prestigious title, So accomplished two major historic feats: He is now officially the first player from […]

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French Writer Arno Bertina on Campus March 5

| February 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Following an event-filled fall semester, the Center Francophone is bringing another inspiring French guest to Webster University’s campus. French writer Arno Bertina visits March 5, via the French Embassy and Bureau du livre à New York. He will speak at 5 p.m. in the Faculty Development Center on the top floor of the Emerson Library. Born […]

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Webster Vienna Cooperates with Competitiveness Institute of Harvard Business School

| February 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University in Vienna has been accepted in the “Microeconomics of Competitiveness” network led by Harvard professor Michael E. Porter at the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness at Harvard Business School. Members of this network are leading business schools that collaborate in research and the advising of governments and companies to increase their competitiveness. At […]

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Inclusion & Diversity Summit Spotlight: Lee Gill, Keynote Speaker

| February 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Thursday’s Global Inclusion & Diversity Summit kicks off at 8:30 a.m. in the Sunnen Lounge with keynote speaker Lee Gill’s presentation, “How Globalization Impacts Diversity and Inclusion Efforts.” Gill is associate vice president for Inclusion & Equity and Chief Diversity Officer at The University of Akron, Ohio, where he has added experience leading inclusion efforts […]

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Farewell to Ghana-bound John Ginsburg

Farewell to Ghana-bound John Ginsburg

| February 27, 2013 | 3 Comments

All are welcome to the Sunnen Lounge on Friday March 1 from 3 – 5 p.m. to say farewell to longtime University Center and Student Activities director John Ginsburg as he prepares to take his new position at Webster University’s new campus in Accra, Ghana. For questions, contact: Jennifer Stewart, assistant director, University Center, (314) […]

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Kim Portnoy Ensemble Presents ‘A Tribute to Frank Loesser’ March 18

| February 26, 2013 | 1 Comment

Webster University presents Jazz at Webster: Shepard and Davis Endowed Scholarship Concert, featuring the Kim Portnoy Ensemble in “A Tribute to Frank Loesser,” Monday, March 18, at 7 p.m. in the Winifred Moore Auditorium. The concert will feature vocalists Debby Lennon and St. Louis entertainer Charles Glenn with Paul DeMarinis, saxophone; Steve Schenkel, guitar; Kim […]

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Reflective Teaching Community Meeting – Friday, March 1

Reflective Teaching Community Meeting – Friday, March 1

| February 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Please join us for the next meeting of the Reflective Teaching Community where we will discuss designing effective rubrics. All Webster faculty who are interested in sharing their teaching experiences and learning from their colleagues are encouraged to come. Date: Friday, March 1 Time: noon – 1 p.m. Location: Faculty Development Center, Emerson Library, Room […]

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