Archive for February, 2013

School of Education Graduate Programs Earn National Recognition

| February 7, 2013 | 1 Comment

The Webster University School of Education is proud to announce that six graduate degree programs have recently been awarded national recognition, making a total of seven degree programs that now hold this distinction. This recognition involves an intensive evaluation of each of these programs by their respective Specialized Professional Associations (SPA) under the umbrella of […]

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AT&T Officer’s Visit Frames the Role of Workplace Diversity

| February 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

AT&T’s chief diversity officer and senior vice president of talent development visited Webster University last week, and her talk to a packed audience in the East Academic Building created a thought-provoking context as Webster prepares for its first Global Inclusion and Diversity Summit later this month. Debbie Storey leads talent development for a Fortune 10 […]

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Five New Spanish-Language Films Feb. 7-10

Five New Spanish-Language Films Feb. 7-10

| February 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University Film Series, with the generous support of Pragda, presents five new Spanish-language films from around the world, Feb. 7 – 10. All screenings are in the Winfred Moore Auditorium and admission is $6 for the general public, $5 for seniors (60 +), students from other schools and Webster alumni, $4 for Webster faculty […]

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Patrick Giblin Named Director of Public Relations

| February 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Patrick Giblin was appointed Webster University’s director of Public Relations in the Global Marketing and Communications Department (GMC). His first day on the job will be March 15. As director of PR, Giblin will lead, develop, execute and measure effectiveness of the University’s public relations efforts, including media and community relations programs in a manner […]

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Webster Film and Video Society Welcomes Alumni Filmmakers

Webster Film and Video Society Welcomes Alumni Filmmakers

| February 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Webster Film and Video Society is up and running, and looking forward to hosting several events this semester, including two alumni filmmakers at its next meeting. The Webster Film and Video Society is a student organization run by Webster University School of Communications students and dedicated to students in all aspects to film and […]

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Conservatory Theatre Production: “Uncommon Women and Others” Opens Feb. 20

| February 6, 2013 | 3 Comments

  Webster University’s Conservatory of Theatre Arts presents “Uncommon Women and Others” Feb. 20 – 24 and Feb. 27 – March 3, on Stage III in Webster Hall. Curtain times are 7:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. only on Sundays. A special post-show conversation will immediately follow the performance on Sunday, Feb. 24. Admission is $12 […]

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Being Prepared for the Earth to Move

Being Prepared for the Earth to Move

| February 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

February is Earthquake Awareness month, a reminder for all to be better prepared for major earthquakes and to practice how to protect our families and ourselves when they occur. On Feb. 7, at 10:15 a.m., an estimated 2.5 million people in nine states will participate in an annual exercise called the Great Central U.S. ShakeOut. […]

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Feb. 19: Lecture on the Effects of Climate Change

Feb. 19: Lecture on the Effects of Climate Change

| February 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

A live streamed lecture, “The Nation Ex-Situ: On Climate change, Deterritorialized Nationhood, and the Post-Climate Era,” will be presented by professor Maxine Burkett, University of Hawaii, Tuesday, Feb. 19, noon – 1:30 p.m. in East Academic Building, rooms 253/262. Rising ocean levels due to climate change threaten the existence of island nation-states like Antigua, the […]

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Internet Access Outage Window Feb. 7-8

Internet Access Outage Window Feb. 7-8

| February 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

The University Internet will be inaccessible from midnight CST, Feb. 7, to 2 a.m. CST, Feb. 8. During that time, Information Technology will replace faulty DNS (Domain Name System) hardware. Because the DNS hardware routes Internet traffic coming in and out of the Webster network, Internet connectivity at all campuses will be intermittent, but mostly […]

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Reggae ‘Rockers’ Part of Strange Brew: Cult Films Feb. 6

Reggae ‘Rockers’ Part of Strange Brew: Cult Films Feb. 6

| February 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Film Series presents Rockers Wednesday, Feb. 6, 8 p.m., as part of Strange Brew: Cult Films at Schlafly Bottleworks. ROCKERS (Ted Bafaloukos, 1978, Jamaica, 100 min.) Reggae band drummer Leroy “Horsemouth” Wallace decides to try and give his fellow musicians an even break by becoming a record distributor. When local gangsters rip […]

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