Archive for February, 2013

Students: Get Connected with ‘Opportunities 2013’

| February 12, 2013 | 1 Comment

“Opportunities 2013” is a student event providing opportunities for Webster University students to connect with School of Communications student organizations as well as professional organizations to learn about possibilities for their involvement. This informal event takes place Wednesday, Feb. 20, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., in the University Center Sunnen Lounge. Professional Organizations Ad Club […]

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Southern New Hampshire Joins WINS

Southern New Hampshire Joins WINS

| February 12, 2013 | 1 Comment

Webster University has close to 30 WINS affiliates and the list continues to grow. Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) has formally affiliated with Webster by joining the Webster International Network of Schools (WINS) and will send their first student to Webster-Vienna in Fall 2013. Southern New Hampshire is a private, not-for-profit, regionally accredited university with […]

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Campus Safety and Preparedness

Campus Safety and Preparedness

| February 12, 2013 | 1 Comment

The Department of Public Safety encourages all faculty, staff and students to log into Connections and view the following videos online: Campus Safety 101 – General Campus Safety Awareness Shots Fired on Campus – Active Shooter Awareness/Survival Safe Passage – Traveling Abroad Safety Silent Storm – Intimate Partner Violence Awareness FlashPoint – Work Place Violence […]

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Webster University, Chess in Wired Magazine

| February 12, 2013 | 1 Comment

Webster University is featured in Wired magazine, the national technology and culture-focused Conde Nast publication. The article by reporter Jason Fagone tells the story of Susan Polgar‘s move to Webster University — from initial meetings with Provost and Chief Operating Officer Julian Schuster to the official welcome gala for SPICE last May. Fagone covers the […]

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Fall Break 2013 Short-Term Study Abroad Proposal Deadline: Feb. 28

Fall Break 2013 Short-Term Study Abroad Proposal Deadline: Feb. 28

| February 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Members of the Webster faculty are invited to plan and propose faculty-led, short-term study abroad courses that enrich the curriculum by taking learning to new dimensions outside the classroom and the country. These programs allow participants to understand the world around them by immersing them in other languages and cultures. The learning experiences afforded by […]

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Webster Alumni Association Begins 2013 Great Decisions Program on Foreign Policy

| February 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Great Decisions Discussion Program launched its 2013 series Monday, Feb. 4, featuring Dan Hellinger, faculty member in the History, Politics and International Relations Department, on the topic of “The Future of the Euro.” More than 100 Webster alumni, friends and community members registered for the series — the highest attendance in the […]

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40 Under 40: Webster Locally Connected in St. Louis

| February 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University was the title sponsor of the St. Louis Business Journal’s annual “40 Under 40” event held in downtown St. Louis Feb. 7. Webster President Beth Stroble provided opening recognition remarks to the crowd of over 500 attendees, including the 2013 40 Under 40 honorees. Two of the honorees had Webster community connections. Phoong […]

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International Language & Cultures’ Center Francophone: Off to an Auspicious Start

International Language & Cultures’ Center Francophone: Off to an Auspicious Start

| February 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

One of the directives of the Jane and Bruce Robert Endowed Professorship in French and Francophone Studies is that the holder of the professorship should promote French and Francophone culture at Webster University and in St. Louis. It’s a mission that Lionel Cuillé, the inaugural Robert Professor, embraced wholeheartedly on his arrival at Webster University […]

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Upcoming Department of Music Events

Upcoming Department of Music Events

| February 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Daniel Schene Piano Recital Feb. 17 Webster University pianist Daniel Schene will perform Sunday, Feb. 17, at 4 p.m. in the Moore Auditorium. The program features “Light Music” by James Willey, composed in 2011. The program also includes Sonata No. 17 in D Minor “Tempest” by Beethoven, Chopin’s Barcarolle Op. 60, and Rachmaninoff’s magnificent Prelude […]

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Teaching Festival Opening Reception & Poster Presentation Feb. 18

| February 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Teaching Festival, Feb. 18-22, kicks off with an opening reception and poster presentation Monday, Feb. 18, 3 – 5 p.m., East Academic Building, Rooms 253/262. Poster presentations are opportunities for faculty members to share effective and innovative teaching using compelling, large-format print displays. The event, which will feature food and beverage, is open […]

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