Archive for February, 2013

Feb. 19 Teaching Festival Highlights

| February 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

The 2013 Teaching Festival continues on Tuesday, Feb. 19, with the first in a series of panel sessions and workshops. For a complete schedule, visit http://fdc.webster.edu/festival/  or call the Faculty Development Center at 314-246-8243. Preventing Plagiarism 10–11 a.m., FDC Library 420 Presenters: Anne Schappe, professor, Nursing Department, and Ellen Mayes, MSN student, Nursing Department Plagiarism […]

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Set to Lead CENTCOM, Gen. Lloyd Austin ’89 Welcomes Webster Leaders

| February 18, 2013 | 2 Comments

It was a big week for Webster University alumnus Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III (MA ’89). The Vice Chief of Staff of the United States Army, who was nominated in December by President Barack Obama to lead United Stated Central Command (CENTCOM), testified Feb. 14 before the Senate on Capitol Hill as part of the […]

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RecycleMania Tournament: Week One Results, Facebook Competition

RecycleMania Tournament: Week One Results, Facebook Competition

| February 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

RecycleMania Results: Week One The first week of the Webster University RecycleMania competition ended Feb. 4 and yielded a campus-wide 8,865 pounds of recycled materials. Total organic compost was 380 pounds and waste totaled 13,320 pounds. Webster University currently ranks 59th in the Grand Champion category, out of 208 schools nationally. RecycleMania is a contest […]

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Cuban Professor to Teach at Webster as Part of MOU with University of Havana

| February 18, 2013 | 1 Comment

Webster University has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the University of Havana in Cuba, in a partnership that opens the way to explore several planned activities, including a visit to Webster this spring by Raul Rodriguez, Deputy Director of the University of Havana’s Center for the Study of Hemispheric Relations and the United […]

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Legal Studies Presents Black History Month Discussion Feb. 20

Legal Studies Presents Black History Month Discussion Feb. 20

| February 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

In honor of Black History Month, the Legal Studies Department invites you to join a brown bag discussion, “Beyond the Emancipation Proclamation: Jim Crow – Slavery By Any Other Name,” Wednesday, Feb. 20, noon – 1 p.m., in the Emerson Library Conference Room. Jan. 1, 2013, marked the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation of […]

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UPDATE: SOC Brown Bag Lunch Rescheduled for April 18

| February 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

UPDATE: The School of Communication Brown Bag lunch, “Soap Operas, Latent and Manifest Messages for Public Health,” originally scheduled Feb. 21 and cancelled due to the University snow closing, has been rescheduled for Thursday, April 18, at noon in the UC Presentation Room. “In the U.S., soap operas are considered the lowest level of media, […]

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Student Award Nominations Requested by Feb. 25

| February 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Nominations for the Dean’s Award for Service and the Outstanding Student Employee award for Spring 1 2013 are due Monday, Feb. 25. Students at all Webster campuses can now be nominated for these awards. (See note below concerning online form.) All recipients for both awards will be recognized for their contributions. For St. Louis area […]

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Vienna Visitor: ‘So You Want to Be in Show Business?’

| February 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s campus in Vienna hosted visiting lecturer Lana Veenker, Feb. 12, speaking on “The Business of Show Business.” Veenker is an American casting director and producer who has worked in show business for more than 25 years. Her lecture was targeted to students seeking insights for careers in in television, film and new media. […]

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March 11: ‘Student Free Expression’ Panel with Mary Beth Tinker

| February 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

As a high school student in St. Louis in 1965, Mary Beth Tinker was suspended for wearing an armband to class to protest the Vietnam War. Believing the first amendment doesn’t stop at the classroom door, in 1966 she took on school officials trying to quash her right to free expression. In 1969, a Supreme […]

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Black History Month Jazz Concert Feb. 25

Black History Month Jazz Concert Feb. 25

| February 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

In celebration of Black History Month, the Webster University Jazz Collective, under the direction of James A. Martin, will perform a concert Feb. 25, 7 p.m., in the Moore Auditorium. The instrumentation for the 14-piece jazz ensemble is non-traditional: violin, alto, tenor and baritone saxophones, two trumpets, euphonium and bass trombones, piano, guitar, bass and […]

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