Archive for May, 2013

Excellence in Teaching: Kemper Award Winners DiFate, Palmer, Delman, Hutton

Excellence in Teaching: Kemper Award Winners DiFate, Palmer, Delman, Hutton

| May 23, 2013

The William T. Kemper Award for Excellence in Teaching is awarded each year to two full-time and two part-time faculty members at Webster University who demonstrate teaching at its finest. Nominated and supported by students and colleagues, they are selected by a committee of their peers for their outstanding teaching. This year’s full-time faculty recipients […]

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Webster Welcomes International Educators, NAFSA to St. Louis

Webster Welcomes International Educators, NAFSA to St. Louis

| May 23, 2013

More than 8,000 international university and college presidents, provosts, professors, administrators and policy experts from approximately 120 countries will be meeting in St. Louis May 26-31 for an annual, six-day NAFSA conference that focuses on the globalization of higher education. With 10,000 members worldwide, NAFSA is the world’s largest nonprofit association dedicated to international education, and […]

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Gorloks to Face Kean in Championship Opener May 24

Gorloks to Face Kean in Championship Opener May 24

| May 23, 2013

The nationally 12th-ranked Webster University baseball team plays Kean University (N.J.) in the final contest on day one of the NCAA III Baseball Championship, better known as World Series, on May 24 at 7:45 p.m., in Appleton, Wis. While some of the favorites from recent Series did not make the finals this year, it is […]

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Film Series: ‘Fame High’ May 24-26

Film Series: ‘Fame High’ May 24-26

| May 23, 2013

The Webster University Film Series presents Fame High May 24, 25 and 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Moore Auditorium. Admission is $4 for Webster staff and faculty and free for students with Webster ID. Fame High Scott Hamilton Kennedy, 2012, USA, 88 min. From the nail-biting freshman auditions to the spectacular year-end performances, Fame […]

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Film Series: ‘The Hedgehog’ May 23

Film Series: ‘The Hedgehog’ May 23

| May 22, 2013

The Webster University Film Series presents The Hedgehog Thursday, May 23, at 7:30 p.m. in the Moore Auditorium as part of The Celluloid Couch series. Admission is $4 for Webster staff and faculty and free for students with Webster ID. The Celluloid Couch THE HEDGEHOG  (Le hérisson) (Mona Achache, 2009, France, 100 min.) Paloma is […]

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Snapshots: Faculty Staff Recognition Breakfast

Snapshots: Faculty Staff Recognition Breakfast

| May 22, 2013

Webster University faculty and staff gathered at the home campus May 14 for the annual Faculty and Staff Recognition Breakfast. Here are a few snapshots from the event. If you would like to have a particular photo from the breakfast, contact Marianne Kirk at kirkma@webster.edu.    

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Survivor of Rwandan Genocide Named Outstanding Graduate

Survivor of Rwandan Genocide Named Outstanding Graduate

| May 22, 2013

In 1994, during the Rwandan genocide, Olive Mukabalisa was a 5-year-old living in a refugee camp in her own country. She lost her father, mother and a brother to the genocide. Nineteen years later, Mukabalisa was 8,000 miles away from the horror of her childhood. She is a remarkable Webster University student leader who joined […]

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All-Region Honors for Dooley, Behme, Stoulp

All-Region Honors for Dooley, Behme, Stoulp

| May 21, 2013

On the eve of play in the NCAA III Baseball Championships, better known as the World Series, three Webster University baseball players have been honored by D3Baseball.com, by being named to the All-Central Region Team. Senior Steven Dooley, sophomore Isaac Behme and junior Taylor Stoulp landed berths on the 2013 team. Pitchers Dooley and Behme […]

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Nominations Now Open for Employee Spotlight Award

Nominations Now Open for Employee Spotlight Award

| May 21, 2013

The Employee Spotlight Award recognizes and rewards two staff members each month for their day-to-day contributions and outstanding service to Webster University. Click here for the nomination form. What is the Employee Spotlight Award? The Employee Spotlight Award recognizes staff members for going above and beyond their normal daily duties to assist a co-worker, another […]

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Schiller is 2013 Messing Award Recipient

Schiller is 2013 Messing Award Recipient

| May 21, 2013

The Roswell and Wilma Messing Sabbatical Awards provides the resources for a Webster University faculty member to complete international research projects and infuse the results of their studies into their curricula and teaching. This year’s recipient is Britt-Marie Schiller, professor and chair of the Philosophy Department in the College of Arts & Sciences. Schiller will […]

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