Archive for February, 2013

Delegates’ Agenda Presentations Feb. 21, Responses March 21

| February 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Student leaders will make professional presentations to the University leadership during the Delegates’ Agenda session on Thursday, Feb. 21, at 3:00 p.m. in the Sunnen Lounge. Five topics were selected Feb. 1 by student leaders from Student Government and the student organizations, following a survey of all students at the Webster Groves campus. Student leaders […]

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Chess Success: Webster Players Excel in Tournaments Around the Globe

| February 19, 2013 | 1 Comment

It has been an exciting and successful few weeks for members of Webster’s chess team, achieving impressive outcomes at major tournaments in Baden Baden, Germany, and stateside, in Chicago. Meier Finishes Third in Tough Baden Baden Classic Webster sophomore grandmaster Georg Meier, who is the No. 4-ranked chess player in Germany, was invited to compete […]

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CMS Presents Two Free Concerts March 9

| February 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Community Music School presents two free concerts in the CMS concert hall Saturday, March 9: St. Louis Symphony Musicians at 2 p.m., and the CMS Spring Faculty Recital at 4:30 p.m. St. Louis Symphony Musicians, 2 p.m. The St. Louis Symphony Community Partnerships Program presents the St. Louis Symphony Musicians in a concert featuring […]

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In the News: Umbaugh at CNN; Chess in the News; Alumna Book Tour

In the News: Umbaugh at CNN; Chess in the News; Alumna Book Tour

| February 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University includes: Bruce Umbaugh, philosophy professor in the College of Arts & Sciences, was quoted in CNN’s technology article, “Meet the Rules of the Internet.” Umbaugh, who teaches a course on philosophy and technology, spoke to CNN about how the global technology of the Internet can clash with local […]

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Webster Leiden IR Students Hear from Palestinian, Israeli Ambassadors

| February 19, 2013 | 2 Comments

The International Relations Department at Webster University’s campus in Leiden, the Netherlands, welcomed the Ambassadors of Palestine and Israel on consecutive weeks in February to the Middle East Studies class. The Palestinian Ambassador, Nabil Abuznaid, discussed the humanitarian situation of the Palestinian refugees, the international recognition of the Palestinian “state,” and the peace process. The […]

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Freshman Preview Day Draws Record Numbers to Campus

| February 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Recruitment and publicity efforts helped attract a record turnout of high school juniors and seniors to Webster University’s home campus in St. Louis for Monday’s February Freshman Preview Day. The event is a key part of the recruitment cycle and represents collaborative efforts across multiple departments to market and build awareness of the University, recruit […]

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Forensics & Debate Invites You to Be the Judge

| February 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Forensic and Debate program needs your help to make a success of a national tournament marking the 100th anniversary of Pi Kappa Delta to be celebrated on Webster’s St. Louis campus March 14-16. Pi Kappa Delta is the nation’s oldest and largest collegiate forensic society. Close to 90 schools and more than […]

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Student Engagment & Philanthropy Day Feb. 28

Student Engagment & Philanthropy Day Feb. 28

| February 18, 2013 | 1 Comment

Webster University is participating in CASE ASAP’s (Council for Advancement and Support of Education Affiliated Student Advancement Programs) first Student Engagement and Philanthropy Day on Feb. 28, when institutional members will organize events and activities to enhance awareness and engagement of students in higher education advancement around the world. Seventy-five institutions from all over the […]

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Special Screening of ‘Dignity Harbor’ Feb. 26

| February 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Join us for the screening of the award winning film Dignity Harbor, followed by a discussion by filmmaker Mike Gualdoni and Holly Schroeder from St. Louis Homeless Winter Outreach, who will talk about homelessness in Saint Louis. Donations of blankets, scarves, hats, gloves and other winter items will be accepted for St. Louis Homeless Winter […]

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Feb. 20 Teaching Festival Highlights

| February 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

The 2013 Teaching Festival continues on Wednesday, Feb. 20, with a series of panel sessions and a workshop. New this year will be a special evening panel session from 5–6 p.m., a time frame that is welcoming to adjunct instructors. A highlight of the day will be the Kemper Award for Excellence in Teaching Winners […]

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