Archive for February, 2013

Registration Open for 2013 Annual Human Rights Conference April 18-19

Registration Open for 2013 Annual Human Rights Conference April 18-19

| February 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Register today for the 2013 Annual Human Rights Conference: The Rights of Indigenous People’s and Stateless Persons taking place April 18 and 19. For more information on the conference and a tentative schedule of events, click here. The 2013 human rights conference centers on the rights of indigenous peoples and stateless persons. Planned in coordination […]

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Pianist Daniel Schene and Violinist Eva Szekely to Perform March 3

| February 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University presents its Sunday Concert Series featuring Daniel Schene, piano, and Eva Szekely, violin, playing the music of Beethoven on Sunday, March 3,  at 4 p.m. in the Thompson Music Building, Recital Hall. This concert is the second cycle of the complete Sonatas for Piano and Violin. The program includes: Sonata No. 2 in […]

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Alarcon is First SLIAC Player of the Week for 2013

Alarcon is First SLIAC Player of the Week for 2013

| February 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

The St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its first tennis Athlete of the Week, selecting Webster’s Diego Alarcon (SR, American School, Ecuador), as Men’s Tennis Player of the Week for Feb. 18-24.  This is the third time in his career at Webster that Alarcon has earned the honor. Alarcon posted a 2-1 record in singles […]

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Human Rights ‘Safe Spaces’ Video and Discussion Feb. 27

Human Rights ‘Safe Spaces’ Video and Discussion Feb. 27

| February 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University students in Lindsey Kingston’s Creating Human Rights Knowledge class invite you to attend an advocacy event, “Safe Spaces,” Wednesday, Feb. 27, noon – 1:30 p.m., in the University Center Sunnen Lounge. Kingston is assistant professor, History, Politics & International Relations Department, and associate director of the Institute for Human Rights & Humanitarian Studies. The […]

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Forensic & Debate Hosts Trivia Night March 2

Forensic & Debate Hosts Trivia Night March 2

| February 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Forensic and Debate Program hosts its annual Trivia Night Saturday, March 2, in the University Center Sunnen Lounge. Doors open at 6 p.m. and questions begin at 7 p.m. Admission is $20 per person or $15 with any student ID. The evening will include 10 rounds of 10 questions, door prizes, a […]

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Olivier Chassain Master Classes, March 7-11; Recital March 9

| February 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Internationally renowned classical guitarist and composer, Olivier Chassain, will be in residence at Webster University giving master classes March 7-11. In addition, he will present a recital Saturday, March 9, at 8 p.m. in the Community Music School Concert Hall. A professor of guitar at the Paris Conservatory, Chassain is the teacher to many of […]

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SOC Associate Dean Candidate Visits, Open Forums

SOC Associate Dean Candidate Visits, Open Forums

| February 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Webster University School of Communications has identified finalists in its search for an associate dean. The first finalist will visit the home campus this Friday, March 1. The SOC invites the Webster University community to an open forum with the candidate at 3 p.m., Friday, in the Winifred Moore Auditorium. The candidate’s presentation will […]

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RecycleMania Tournament: Week Two Results, Halfway Celebration March 1

| February 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

The second week of the Webster University RecycleMania competition ended Feb. 11  and yielded a campus-wide 9,452 pounds of recycled materials. Total organic compost was 620 pounds and waste totaled 15,210 pounds. Webster University currently ranks 63rd in the Grand Champion category, out of 208 schools nationally. RecycleMania is a contest with more than 600 […]

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In the News: Alumna’s Symbolia magazine; Solomon on KSDK; Mobile Computing emphasis

In the News: Alumna’s Symbolia magazine; Solomon on KSDK; Mobile Computing emphasis

| February 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Recent media coverage involving Webster University includes: Alive magazine featured Webster University School of Communications alumna Erin Polgreen‘s innovative new publication, Symbolia: “Designed specifically for the iPad, Symbolia uses strip-style comics, but also incorporates artwork, watercolor style and digital illustrations supplemented by sound effects, animations and interactive components. It’s the first US publication dedicated exclusively […]

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Global Inclusion & Diversity Summit Spotlight: Student Panels Feb. 28

| February 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Part of the intriguing programming for the upcoming Feb. 28 Global Inclusion & Diversity Summit at the home campus is the inclusion of two student panels to discuss diversity topics. The first one, moderated by Deborah Pierce, director of the Center for International Education, is on the topic of “Communicating Across Cultures. That one takes […]

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