Archive for April, 2013

Video, Snapshots: Chess Champs Return, Campus Celebrates

| April 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University community members welcomed the top-ranked and newly crowned collegiate champion chess team back to campus Monday after their weekend President’s Cup victory in Rockville, Md. The team members, who won what is known as the Final Four of collegiate chess, were treated to a celebration in Marletto’s. Webster University President Beth Stroble and […]

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In the News: Johnson on Cyber Breach; Chess Championship is International News

In the News: Johnson on Cyber Breach; Chess Championship is International News

| April 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

 Recent news media coverage involving Webster University includes: In their story on a cyber attack that compromised the credit cards of customers of a local grocery store chain, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch turned to Webster University’s Tom Johnson for expertise: “It’s a phenomenal problem,” said Tom Johnson, an associate vice president at Webster University and […]

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Webster Memphis Student Collects Military Appreciation Awards

| April 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University student Daniel Crabtree came home with an armful of awards at the April 4 Military Appreciation Breakfast hosted by the Chamber of Commerce in Millington, Tenn. Crabtree is pursuing his MA in Human Resources at Webster’s Memphis Naval Support Activity campus location. He received the Junior Sailor of the Year  from the Naval Personal […]

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From the Music Chair: Thoughts on Bob Chamberlin’s Concert

| April 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Department of Music chair Jeffrey Carter shares his impressions about colleague Bob Chamberlin‘s concert of original music Sunday, April 7, at Christ Church Cathedral, as part of the Shepley Series. “Over the course of 90 minutes, we heard Bob’s music sung by choirs, played by a tuba, rung by handbells. There was organ, piano, percussion, […]

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Save the Date: May 10, A Conversation with David Axelrod

| April 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Fuse Advertising and the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology’s Walker Speaker Series invites you to a conversation with David Axelrod, former counsel to President Barack Obama. Save the date: A Conversation with David Axelrod Friday, May 10th, 2013, 12 p.m. Winifred Moore Auditorium, Webster Hall, Webster University 470 East Lockwood, St. Louis, […]

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Vienna Grad Wins International Relations Prize for Ghana Thesis

| April 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Webster University alumnus Armin Hübner, winner of the annual International Relations Thesis Prize for his thesis, “Ghana and the Resource Curse.” Hübner is a recent graduate from the Webster Vienna campus, where he earned his M.A. in International Relations. He completed a bachelor’s degree at the University of Economics and Business Administration in […]

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Webster Grad Featured on Time Magazine’s Website

| April 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster alum and author, Leonard H. Le Blanc III recently had an excerpt from his ebook, Afghanistan: Lashkar Gah, Home of the Warriors (One Year in Opium Country), featured on Time Magazine’s website. In his work, Le Blanc shares the experiences he had in 2007 during his time as an adviser to an Afghan-led counter-narcotics […]

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Conservatory of Theatre Arts Welcomes Joanna Battles

| April 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Conservatory of Theatre Arts is pleased to announce that Joanna Battles has accepted an offer for the position of assistant professor in Voice and Speech. Joanna comes from Louisiana State University (LSU), where she has been the assistant professor of Voice and Speech for the MFA and BA Theatre programs for the past […]

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Strength and Conditioning Workshop April 10 **CANCELED**

Strength and Conditioning Workshop April 10 **CANCELED**

| April 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

UPDATE: Unfortunately this workshop has been canceled. We are working on rescheduling this workshop and will post new details as soon as possible. Webster Wellness is hosting an event with Matthew Saitz, head strength and conditioning coach at Webster University. Join Matthew April 10 for an informative session on the “Do’s and Don’ts” for strength […]

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Webster Chess Team Wins Chess ‘Final Four,’ President’s Cup Championship

| April 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

They did it! Webster University’s chess team captured the President’s Cup, also known as the Final Four of Collegiate Chess, in an intense two-day weekend tournament in Rockville, Md. Webster will welcome the national champions back — trophy in hand — today during a lunch-time ceremony on its Webster Groves campus. Webster made history with […]

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