Archive for April, 2013

Webster Biology Student Named to Prestigious Fellowship

| April 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

It seemed like a routine class needed for a bachelor’s degree in biology. But for Samantha Powers, it was a life-changing course. Powers, a junior at Webster University, was named as one of only 15 students in the United States granted a Student Undergraduate Research Fellowship from the American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB). She […]

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Faculty & Staff Giving Campaign Winners Announced

Faculty & Staff Giving Campaign Winners Announced

| April 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Thank you to everyone who has made a gift to Webster this year, and congratulations to the lucky winners of the Faculty & Staff Giving Campaign Early Bird drawing. Have fun at the Blues game next week! The winners are: Michele Boesch, Academic Affairs Donna Franquemont, Global Marketing & Communications Emily Grise, College of Arts & […]

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Film Series: ‘Double Indemnity’ April 4

Film Series: ‘Double Indemnity’ April 4

| April 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

If you’ve seen the Repertory Theatre’s current production of “Double Indemnity,” you might be interested in checking out the free screening of Billy Wilder’s 1944 film version. Even if you haven’t seen the play, you will enjoy this classic film noir production starring Barbara Stanwyck and Fred McMurray. Part of the 2013 Greater St. Louis […]

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Have Dinner and Support The Webster Volleyball Team

| April 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Webster University volleyball team is having a fund-raiser at Ruby Tuesday’s in Sunset Hills, on Saturday, April 6. On that day, anyone presenting a copy of the attached flyer will have 20 percent of their purchase donated back to the Webster volleyball program. Ruby Tuesday’s menu includes a wide range of dishes from steak […]

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In the News [Video]: Webster Chess on KTRS; Lange on Soccer in St. Louis

In the News [Video]: Webster Chess on KTRS; Lange on Soccer in St. Louis

| April 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Two recent over-the-air news features involving Webster University: Webster’s chess team is headed to the collegiate “final four” of chess this weekend, so KTRS-AM’s “The McGraw Show” with McGraw Millhaven had head coach Susan Polgar and freshman grandmaster Ray Robson on air to discuss the tournament and the growth of chess in St. Louis. Listen […]

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Carney Accepts Position as Assistant Provost for Student Affairs and Athletics

Carney Accepts Position as Assistant Provost for Student Affairs and Athletics

| April 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Paul Carney, Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, has accepted a position as Assistant Provost for Student Affairs and Athletics effective immediately. He will continue to report directly to Julian Schuster, Provost, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. In his new role, Paul will promote the University and divisional missions, engage in […]

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Audio Engineering Students Host Successful AES Summit

| April 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

The 2013 Central Region Audio Engineering Society Student Summit took place on Webster University’s campus March 22-24, attracting roughly 200 attendees from 22 different schools and 16 different states. The annual event is organized by Webster School of Communications student members of the Audio Engineering Society. Dennis Leonard from Skywalker Sound delivered the keynote speech, […]

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Film Series’ Strange Brew: Cult Films Presents ‘Slacker’ April 3

Film Series’ Strange Brew: Cult Films Presents ‘Slacker’ April 3

| April 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University Film Series presents Slacker Wednesday, April 3, at 8 p.m., at Schlafly Bottlerworks as part of their Strange Brew: Cult Films series. SLACKER (Richard Linklater, 1991, USA, 100 min.) Richard Linklater’s Slacker presents a day in the life of a loose-knit subculture of marginal, eccentric, and over-educated citizens in Austin, Texas. Shooting film […]

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Hays and Howard SLIAC Players of the Week

Hays and Howard SLIAC Players of the Week

| April 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Lindsey Hays (tennis) and Jenny Howard (track) were selected as St. Louis Intercollegiate Conference Athletes of the Week for March 25-31. Howard, who also plays for the Webster volleyball team, picked up her fifth SLIAC Player of the Week award and her first for track. For Hays, this was her second nod as […]

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Springfest April 13: Featuring Cute Is What We Aim For, DJ Arwin

Springfest April 13: Featuring Cute Is What We Aim For, DJ Arwin

| April 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University Campus Activities will be hosting a Springfest concert featuring Cute Is What We Aim For on Saturday, April 13 at 7 p.m. in the gym. The doors will open at 6 p.m., and the opening act will be the winner of the Battle of the Bands, DJ Arwin. Cute Is What We Aim […]

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