Archive for March, 2013

RecycleMania Tournament: Week Three Results, Freecycle Event March 8

| March 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

The third week of the Webster University RecycleMania competition yielded a campus-wide 14, 109 pounds of recycled materials. Total organic compost was 520 pounds and waste totaled 15, 705 pounds. Five weeks remain in the RecycleMania tournament. Be mindful of the waste you’re generating, recycle as much as you can, and help Webster win a […]

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In the News: Venezuela’s Chavez dies, media turn to Webster Latin America expert Hellinger

In the News: Venezuela’s Chavez dies, media turn to Webster Latin America expert Hellinger

| March 6, 2013 | 2 Comments

Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez died March 4 at age 58, which has media across the Americas assessing the controversial leader’s legacy and impact on the South American country. Webster University College of Arts & Sciences political science professor Daniel Hellinger is a Latin America expert and go-to source for those articles. Among his publications on […]

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Webster Athletes Watson, Buchanan, Named SLIAC Players of the Week

Webster Athletes Watson, Buchanan, Named SLIAC Players of the Week

| March 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Webster University junior Brett Buchanan and senior Aly Watson for earning Player of the Week honors in their respective sports. The St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its first baseball and softball Athletes of the Week for 2013, and Buchanan (baseball) and Watson (softball) nabbed the honors for their play during the week […]

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Website Conversion Finish Line in Sight; How You Can Help

| March 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

With more than 2.5 million individual files to review and consider for conversion, 420,000 folders and directories to analyze for relevancy and conversion, and more than 37,000 new pages to complete for webster.edu, the conversion to the new site design and content management system has been a massive undertaking across the University… …and the finish line […]

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Webster Vienna’s ‘Under the Radar’ Animation Symposium Draws International Crowd

| March 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Holger Lang, junior research faculty member in the Department of Media/Communications at Webster University Vienna, held the Vienna campus’ second animation symposium in late February in Raum D/quartier 21 at Museumsquartier. The title of the event was “Under-the-Radar.” An international group of animation experts presented fascinating examples of animation films. They were available for discussion, […]

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IT Critical Processes/Events Submission Form

IT Critical Processes/Events Submission Form

| March 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Information Technology (IT) needs your help for scheduling weekend maintenance windows to upgrade and enhance systems, done several months in advance. To help identify weekends that best meet the needs of the University, IT maintains an internal calendar that charts critical academic and business cycles, dates and events. Input from University departments is necessary to […]

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Join the Fun: Alumni Association Easter Egg Hunt March 23

| March 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Alumni Association invites you and your family to attend our Annual Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, March 23. Check-in for registered attendees will begin at 10 a.m., followed by the egg hunt at 10:30 a.m. on the Quad (behind the Webster University Library). Children can have their photo taken with the Easter Bunny […]

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March 11: ‘Hunger Games’ Book Club Discussion

March 11: ‘Hunger Games’ Book Club Discussion

| March 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

The New York Times calls Suzanne Collins’ 2008 science fiction novel The Hunger Games “an exhilarating narrative of a future we can fear and believe in.” Please join the Webster University Book Club for a discussion of this thrilling and controversial book on March 11, noon, in the Library Conference Room (attendees are invited to […]

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In the News: Ford on A-B Suits; Rishe on Sports Analytics; Akande on Argent Board

In the News: Ford on A-B Suits; Rishe on Sports Analytics; Akande on Argent Board

| March 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Recent news media featuring Webster University faculty include: School of Communications associate professor Gary Ford was quoted in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch in an article on the public relations response by Anheuser-Busch after lawsuits alleged the brewer “diluted” its beer. “To preserve (its) reputation, a company really needs to step forward and address it sincerely […]

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Tornado Drill March 5, Storm Spotter Class March 7

Tornado Drill March 5, Storm Spotter Class March 7

| March 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Notice for Missouri Campuses The state of Missouri will conduct a statewide tornado drill March 5 at 1:30 p.m. CST. At that time, outdoor warning sirens will sound across the state. If there is a threat of severe weather in any part of Missouri on March 5, the drill will be postponed until Thursday, March […]

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