Archive for February, 2013

Around Webster: Erickson’s Play Honored; Hanssen on Brecht; Stewart & Krajcovic Present; Bellamy Represents

| February 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Recent professional activities by Webster faculty and staff include: Erickson’s Play Wins Competition English professor and playwright Michael Erickson‘s play, Honor Student, is the winner of the Coe College New Works for the Stage Competition. Erickson will be in residence at Coe in late March for rehearsals of Honor Student. He will also conduct beginning […]

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In the News: EAB in University Business; Vautravers on Mali; Rishe on Soccer Scandal

In the News: EAB in University Business; Vautravers on Mali; Rishe on Soccer Scandal

| February 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Recent media coverage involving Webster University includes: EAB Highlighted The new East Academic Building, which opened in 2012 on Webster University’s home campus, is highlighted in a University Business article about exciting new learning spaces in higher education. The article notes the EAB’s many “cluster” classrooms that are flexible for group discussion and projects. Vautravers: […]

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Webster University, Webster Groves School District Work to Expand Collaboration

| February 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University representatives met recently with members of the Webster Groves School District for the second time to discuss expanding their collaborative activities. “We met in September 2012 for the first time to talk about projects we could work on together,” explains Oren Yagil, special assistant to the president at Webster University, and coordinator of […]

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SOC Focus on Faculty Brown Bag Series, Feb. 12-13

SOC Focus on Faculty Brown Bag Series, Feb. 12-13

| February 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

The School of Communications Focus on Faculty Brown Bag Series continues with the following talks: Tuesday, Feb. 12, noon, UC Presentation Room “Stereoscope Filmmaking” Rebecca Ormond, professor, Film Too few filmmakers have explored or proposed ways to re-direct 3D’s powerful visual allure to support, rather than detract from, the film’s story. In this brown bag, […]

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Biological Sciences Candidates Visit Campus

Biological Sciences Candidates Visit Campus

| February 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Department of Biological Sciences would like to invite you to attend any of the following events in our search for an Assistant Professor of Physics: Monday, Feb. 11, Candidate 1 PhD in Physics, University of Texas at Austin; BA, Wesleyan University: • Teaching talk, 9 a.m. – 10 a.m., Webster Hall, lab 19 • […]

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Behavioral & Social Sciences Candidates Visit Campus

Behavioral & Social Sciences Candidates Visit Campus

| February 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences is pleased to announce that we will have three candidates on campus over the next few weeks for a graduate counseling full-time status track position in the Master of Arts in Counseling Program. Please consider attending one of the following events: Note: If you are going to attend […]

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Paul DeMarinis Presents “Last Lecture” Feb. 12

Paul DeMarinis Presents “Last Lecture” Feb. 12

| February 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Associate professor of Music and director of Jazz Studies Paul DeMarinis presents “Epiphanies” in a Last Lecture format on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at noon in the Thompson Music Building recital hall (room 104). This event, while certainly not Paul’s last because he’s not going anywhere soon, is one of a series of “professor’s choice” events […]

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Webster Receives ‘Confucius Institute of the Year’ Honor

| February 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Thanks to a long list of outreach activities – ranging from teaching Chinese language and culture classes in 42 St. Louis-area K-12 schools, to hosting two-week Chinese immersion trips each summer for local high school students, to conducting workshops for employees of St. Louis companies that do business in China, just to name a few […]

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January 2013 Employees of the Month

| February 8, 2013 | 2 Comments

Trish Dillender, representative, Math & Computer Science Department, and Lisa Foss, undergraduate advisor and graduate recruiter, Webster Leiden, share the Employee Spotlight Honors for the month of January 2013. Trish Dillender‘s nominator credits her with “keeping everything running smoothly” during the Fall semester when the department chair was in Thailand. Colleagues appreciate Trish’s ability to […]

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Confucius Institute Offers Calligraphy, Tai Chi Courses Spring 2013

| February 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Confucius Institute is offering two free courses during the spring of 2013: Calligraphy Thursdays, Feb. 28 – May 9, 4-5 p.m. Sverdrup Building, Room 117 Tai Chi Mondays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. and Fridays 8:30-9:30 a.m., March 4 to May 6 Library Conference Room The classes are free and open to students, staff, faculty and the […]

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