Archive for April, 2013

Discussion of St. Louis’ French Beginnings May 3

| April 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Centre Francophone presents professor Sharon Person discussing “St. Louis au Pays des Ilinois: French Beginnings” on Friday, May 3, 6:30 p.m., in the Emerson Library Conference Room. Person has collaborated with Carl Ekberg, the leading historian of French Illinois, on an article and forthcoming book about early St. Louis maps that present St. Louis […]

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Film Series: Anderson’s Acclaimed ‘Moonrise Kingdom’ April 25

Film Series: Anderson’s Acclaimed ‘Moonrise Kingdom’ April 25

| April 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Film Series presents Moonrise Kingdom, the final film in the “Talking Back to the Movies: Wes Anderson” collective on Thursday, April 25 at 8 p.m. in the Winifred Moore Auditorium. Admission is $6 for the general public, $5 for seniors (60 +), students from other schools and Webster alumni, $4 for Webster […]

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Celebrate Arbor Day by Planting Trees April 26

Celebrate Arbor Day by Planting Trees April 26

| April 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

The University community is invited celebrate Arbor Day on Friday, April 26, by helping to plant trees on the Webster Groves campus. Trees are an essential part of our ecosystem — providing wildlife habitat, food, and material, improving air and water quality, and  helping to reduce atmospheric CO2. Join your sustainability friends at the Physical […]

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Webster Works Worldwide Receives Outstanding Community Partner Award

| April 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster Works Worldwide (WWW), Webster University’s yearly community service day program, was named 2013 Outstanding Community Partner by Ready Readers, a St. Louis-based nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring preschool children from low-income communities to become readers. The Ready Readers organization has been served by WWW volunteers for the past four years. Students, faculty and staff […]

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Shop Webster Groves April 30 to Benefit School District Foundation

Shop Webster Groves April 30 to Benefit School District Foundation

| April 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Businesses around Webster Groves are collaborating to benefit the Webster Groves School District Foundation during the “Spring for Schools” day on April 30, 2013. On that day, several local restaurants and businesses will a give a portion (up to 20 percent) of the day’s sales to the Foundation to support innovation in education at Webster […]

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Dan Viele Moving on after 15 Years with Webster

Dan Viele Moving on after 15 Years with Webster

| April 24, 2013 | 3 Comments

Dan Viele, associate vice president for Academic Affairs, has announced that he will be leaving Webster University, effective May 15. He has accepted a position as dean of the School of Adult and Online Education at Maryville University. Viele has served Webster in a variety of roles since arriving from Silicon Valley in 1998, including […]

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What’s Your Edge? April 24 Reception for Student Professional Development Program

| April 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Students are invited to learn more about the Walker School’s new professional development program, Walker EDGE,  Wednesday, April 24, 3 p.m. in the East Academic Building, Room 232. Refreshments will be provided. For more information about the event, please visit www.webster.edu/walkeredge or contact Libby Papineau, assistant director at lpapineau98@webster.edu or 314-246-5979. Explore. Develop. Grow. Experience. […]

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Snapshots: Annual Scholarship Dinner Celebrates Scholars, Donors

Snapshots: Annual Scholarship Dinner Celebrates Scholars, Donors

| April 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Annual Scholarship Dinner, held Monday, April 8, 2013, in Grant Gymnasium at the home campus in Webster Groves, celebrated Webster scholarship donors and the scholarship recipients who benefit from their generosity. The dinner featured inspiring remarks from two student scholarship recipients, James Cook, Global Sustainability Studies major and Burke Family Scholar, and Phyllis […]

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Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition April 27

Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition April 27

| April 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University hosts one of only eight North American first-round sites in the Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition this Saturday, April 27, at noon in Moore Auditorium. The event is free of charge to all. Five young singers will participate. The local jury includes three outstanding artistic directors and conductors. Many vocal coaches and teachers […]

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Webster Student to Teach in Japan

Webster Student to Teach in Japan

| April 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University student Carisa Crittendon will spend the next two years teaching English to Japanese school children. An International Studies major with an emphasis in Asian studies, Crittendon has been accepted into the highly selective Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) program by Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science […]

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