Archive for March, 2013

Snapshot: Students Say Thanks at Student Philanthropy Day

| March 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Student Philanthropy Day at Webster University was very successful thanks to all the students, faculty and staff who helped pull it off. More than 800 “thank you” postcards were signed by students on Thursday, Feb. 28, and many faculty and staff wore their Philanthropy @ Webster buttons with pride. Over 100 colleges and universities participated […]

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Working Groups Update: Research and Information-Gathering Continues, ‘Check-In’ April 10

| March 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

The seven Working Groups established by President Beth Stroble and Provost and Senior Vice President Julian Schuster in Fall of 2012 have made great strides in the past few months as they gather information on areas of critical interest to Webster and begin to develop recommendations in each of those areas. The Working Groups, each […]

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Film Series: Inner City Chess Documentary ‘Brooklyn Castle’ March 8-10

Film Series: Inner City Chess Documentary ‘Brooklyn Castle’ March 8-10

| March 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Film Series presents Brooklyn Castle, Friday – Sunday, March 8 – 10, with all showings at 7:30 p.m. in the Moore Auditorium. BROOKLYN CASTLE (Katie Dellamaggiore, 2011, USA, 102 min) Brooklyn Castle tells the stories of five members of the chess team at a below-the-poverty-line inner city junior high school that has […]

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Video, Snapshots: Ben Cameron, Global Leader in Residence

| March 7, 2013 | 1 Comment

Webster University welcomed its latest Global Leader in Residence this week when Ben Cameron arrived at the home campus as the Global Leader in Residence for the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts. A former theatre professional, frequent public speaker and arts activist, Cameron is Program Director for the Arts of the Doris Duke Charitable […]

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U.S. Faculty and Staff Benefits Statement

U.S. Faculty and Staff Benefits Statement

| March 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

U.S. Faculty and Staff: Arriving soon in your mailbox from Human Resources: Your 2012-2013 total compensation report as full-time staff or faculty member. This statement summarizes the value of your compensation – pay and benefits – provided by the University as of Jan. 1, 2013. Statement information focuses on the core benefits the University offers […]

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In the News: Judge Edwards on ‘Tavis Smiley Reports’ March 26

In the News: Judge Edwards on ‘Tavis Smiley Reports’ March 26

| March 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Hon. Judge Jimmie Edwards, adjunct faculty member in Legal Studies in the Webster University College of Arts & Sciences, will appear on the PBS broadcast of Tavis Smiley Reports: “Education Under Arrest” on Tuesday, March 26, at 7 p.m. Central. Judge Edwards is the founder of the Innovative Concept Academy in St. Louis and […]

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Alumni Authors: Educational Books, Novels, and ‘Breaking Iraq’

| March 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Publishing news from  Webster University alumni includes: Shanna Foster Philipson, who received her BFA from Webster University in St. Louis in 1992, is the creator, illustrator and author of “The Beaker Kids,” an education book series. Designed for therapists, social workers, teachers and families, “The Beaker Kids” teaches a powerful, fun, disarming metaphor that encourages […]

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Film Series: Wes Anderson’s Comedy-Drama ‘Rushmore’ March 7

Film Series: Wes Anderson’s Comedy-Drama ‘Rushmore’ March 7

| March 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Film Series presents Rushmore, the second of six films featured in the “Talking Back To The Movies: Wes Anderson” collective on Thursday, March 7, 8 p.m. in the Moore Auditorium. Upcoming screenings of Wes Anderson’s other films include The Royal Tenenbaums and Moonrise Kingdom. RUSHMORE (Wes Anderson, 1998, USA, 93 min) The […]

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Remembering Sister Ann Pat Ware, Alumna and Former Faculty Member

| March 7, 2013 | 1 Comment

Webster University mourns the passing of Sister Ann Pat Ware, Webster alumna and former theology faculty member and department chair. Sister Ann Patrick (aka Marion Ware) earned a bachelor’s degree in Latin, with minors in French and education, in 1940 from Webster, a master’s in Latin in 1951 from Creighton University in Omaha, Neb., and […]

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University Library Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Edible Book Festival April 15

| March 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Updated March 21, 2013 *  *  * Love to read? Love to eat? Do both at the Webster University Library’s Edible Book Festival on Monday, April 15, from noon – 1:30 p.m. In celebration of the University Library’s 10th anniversary and National Library Week, Webster faculty, staff, students and the Webster Groves community are invited […]

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