Archive for April, 2013

April 8: 2013 Great Decisions Program Concludes with Visiting Professor from Cuba

| April 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Alumni Association’s Great Decisions Discussion Program concludes its 2013 series on Monday, April 8, with visiting professor in the Department of History, Politics and International Relations, Raul Rodriguez, scheduled to present on the topic of “Cuba Today.” Rodriguez’s presentation will be held in Sunnen Lounge of the University Center from 7 – 8:30 p.m. […]

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In the News, Ready for Action: Webster Chess Team Heads to Final Four

| April 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

The NCAA “Final Four” will be under way at the Georgia Dome this weekend, but there will be another Final Four tournament taking place at the same time: the “Final Four of Collegiate Chess” (also known as the President’s Cup), to be played among the nation’s top four college teams, April 6-7 in suburban Washington, D.C. The […]

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Annual Conference Gathers 100 Webster D.C. Faculty

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Since 1987 Webster University has successfully operated campuses on several military bases in the Washington, D.C., region serving both the military and civilian markets. Today, the National Capital Region has four locations and approximately 700 students: Joint Base Andrews NAF Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling Fort Belvoir Southern Maryland Higher Education Center Approximately 100 adjunct faculty recently […]

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Submit Questions for Working Groups in Advance of April 10 Check-In

Submit Questions for Working Groups in Advance of April 10 Check-In

| April 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

The seven Working Groups established last fall will seek your questions and feedback during and after the check-in “town hall” session on Wednesday, April 10, 3 – 4:15 p.m. CDT. During that session in the Grant Gym, each group will share five-minute summaries of their preliminary findings and areas of recommendation with the Webster University […]

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Walgreens Selects Webster University as Education Provider

| April 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Walgreens has selected Webster University as a preferred education provider within “Walgreens University,” a new training and development initiative for Walgreens employees and affiliated providers. The Walgreens initiative is designed to lead its industry in classroom and online programming that engages, educates and develops Walgreens employees for rewarding long-term careers. According to Benjamin Akande, dean […]

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Weekend Films: ‘Seeing Sound,’ ‘Greed’ and ‘The Last Safari’

| April 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University Film Series presents two free films this weekend: Greed, Saturday, April 5, and The Last Safari, Sunday, April 7. Both films screen at 7 p.m. in the Moore Auditorium. In addition, Seeing Sound: Visual Music Films screens tonight, April 5, at 7:30 p.m. in the Moore Auditorium. SEEING SOUND: VISUAL MUSIC FILMS, April […]

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Community Music School Student Wins Prestigious Honor

| April 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Community Music School viola player Sean Byrne was recently selected as one of two Missouri musicians chosen for the Carnegie Hall’s Weiss Institute’s National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America. A senior at Parkway Central High School in the St. Louis area, Byrne is one of 120 U.S. musicians from around the U.S. […]

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Chamber Orchestra Concert, Aria Winners April 21

Chamber Orchestra Concert, Aria Winners April 21

| April 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Chamber Orchestra presents the final concert of its 2012-13 season Sunday, April 21, at 7 p.m. in the Community Music School Concert Hall. Conducted by Paul Davis, the concert will feature the 2013 Aria Competition winner, Julie McGinnity, and the 2013 Concerto Competition winner, Troy Morris. The Chamber Orchestra will open the […]

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Webster University Partners with Mexico’s CETYS University

| April 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University has entered into a partnership with Mexicali, Mexico-based CETYS University that will allow both institutions to develop a close long-term working relationship and to pursue initiatives of mutual interest, including teaching and research in the areas of engineering, humanities, communications, education, psychology and business. Cooperation between Webster and CETYS could take various forms, […]

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Sustainability Conference: Green Tours, Art Exhibit, Survey on St. Louis in 2063

| April 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Are you attending the Webster University Sustainability Conference? Have you registered yet? The two-day event, April 12-13, offers an engaging lineup of speakers, panels and interactive tours at Webster’s home campus in Webster Groves. In addition to academic presentations, there will be a tour of the LEED East Academic Building, a tour of the natural […]

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