Archive for March, 2013

Film Series: ‘The Royal Tenenbaums’ March 28

Film Series: ‘The Royal Tenenbaums’ March 28

| March 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Film Series presents The Royal Tenenbaums, the third of six films featured in the “Talking Back To The Movies: Wes Anderson” collective on Thursday, March 28, 8 p.m. in the Moore Auditorium. Upcoming screenings of Wes Anderson’s other films include The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou and Moonrise Kingdom. Admission is $6 […]

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Snapshot: Voces8 master class with Webster Chamber Singers

| March 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Voces8, an internationally-acclaimed a cappella group, led a master class on Friday, March 22, with Chamber Singers, Webster University’s flagship choral ensemble. The groups sang together, engaged in a lively vocal improvisation exercise, discussed nuances of being a choral ensemble, and performed separately for each other. The session ended with Voces8’s director coaching Chamber Singers […]

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In the News: Reed on Military Tuition Assistance; Solomon on TV/Radio History

| March 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University includes: Margaret Reed, senior director in Colorado Springs, appeared on KOAA-TV to discuss the recent governmental suspension — and expected reinstatement — of tuition assistance funds for military students. Around 60 percent of Webster students in the area are military students. Reed was recently elected secretary of the […]

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Webster Geneva DBA Cohort Draws Students from Multiple Continents

| March 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Two simultaneous workshops for the Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) were held over the weekend at Webster University’s campus in Geneva, Switzerland, drawing students from several countries including Saudi Arabia, Trinidad, Thailand, Ireland and Serbia. A part-time, doctoral program in business designed for experienced managers, the DBA is an academically rigorous but practical professional qualification […]

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Faculty & Staff Giving Campaign: Early Bird Deadline March 29

Faculty & Staff Giving Campaign: Early Bird Deadline March 29

| March 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Early Bird Participation Deadline: March 29 To qualify for the Early Bird drawing for the Faculty & Staff Giving Campaign, gifts or pledges from St. Louis Metro employees must be made online or received in the Development Office by the end of the day tomorrow, Friday, March 29. The lucky winners will receive two tickets […]

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Video: Animation Student Promo for Kinematifest 6

| March 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Check out this fantastic promo that Webster animation students put together for Kinematifest 6. It is the work of students in the Animation Festival Management class in the School of Communications. [youtube]http://youtu.be/M95dP-J52tY[/youtube] Kinematifest is Webster University’s International Animation and Interactive Media festival with a mission to showcase student work and foster a worldwide interest in […]

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March 28: Reception for Professor Entessar

March 28: Reception for Professor Entessar

| March 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Department of History, Politics, and International Relations invites the Webster University community to a reception honoring faculty member Tahmineh Entessar, who is retiring from Webster University after 30 years of service. Thursday, March 28, 3 p.m. The reception for Tahmineh will be in the Alumni House on Thursday, March 28 at 3 p.m. [NOTE: […]

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Snapshots: Alumni Association Easter Egg Hunt

| March 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Alumni Association held their Annual Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, March 23. Although the temperature was still brisk, luckily Sunday’s snow (11-plus inches!) missed the event, allowing the University and Webster Groves communities to join in the fun. Attending children also voted in the second annual Finance and Administration Easter Gala contest, selecting […]

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Campus Accessibility Is Everyone’s Business

Campus Accessibility Is Everyone’s Business

| March 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ensuring a welcoming and accessible campus is everyone’s business. If you see a barrier to physical accessibility (e.g., an automatic door not functioning), please don’t wait for someone else to report it. Place a work order. (If you lose the direct link, you can easily access the work order form through the “A-Z Listings” on […]

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Faculty ‘History’ Notes: Anderson, Long, Kleinman on Mo.; Rosenblum on Germany; Joe Schuster on Baseball

Faculty ‘History’ Notes: Anderson, Long, Kleinman on Mo.; Rosenblum on Germany; Joe Schuster on Baseball

| March 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Recent activities by Webster University faculty include a variety of history topics: Warren Rosenblum was the co-organizer of a workshop at the German Historical Institute in Washington D.C., “In Search of Better Lives: The Circulation of Ideas for Social Improvement in the 19th and 20th Century.” Eleven scholars from seven different countries presented papers, while […]

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