Archive for May, 2013

In the News: Joe Schuster’s novel; Umbaugh on GCP; Rishe on Beckham, Garcia; Alum’s drama therapy

In the News: Joe Schuster’s novel; Umbaugh on GCP; Rishe on Beckham, Garcia; Alum’s drama therapy

| May 20, 2013

Recent news featuring members of the Webster University community includes: Joe Schuster’s Novel Garners Accolades “All in a Weekend” on Canada’s CBC radio network featured Joe Schuster‘s novel, The Might Have Been, as one of three outstanding recent baseball books, the only novel on the list. Schuster is professor in the department of communications and journalism […]

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Webster Students among ‘HateBrakers’ Honored for Standing up to Hate

Webster Students among ‘HateBrakers’ Honored for Standing up to Hate

| May 20, 2013

The locally headquartered HateBrakers organization is honoring six people who have stood up to hate in their communities, including three Webster University students. The First Annual HateBrakers Awards Ceremony will take place tonight, May 20, at the Frontenac Hilton at 7 p.m. The awards will honor six HateBraker Heroes, followed by a special performance by […]

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Regional Championship Sends Gorloks to Second Straight NCAA Series

Regional Championship Sends Gorloks to Second Straight NCAA Series

| May 20, 2013

Winning the Augustana/Central Regional, the Webster University baseball team is heading to the NCAA III Baseball Championship for a second straight year after defeating Concordia University Chicago, 7-3, at Moline, Ill., on May 18. Senior Alex Kazmierski, named the Regional Most Valuable Player, tripled home the go-ahead runs in the Gorloks’ four-run eighth inning. The Gorloks, ranked […]

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Stroble Receives Educational Leadership Award

Stroble Receives Educational Leadership Award

| May 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

President Elizabeth (Beth) Stroble was one of 16 women honored as a leader in the St. Louis area during the 10th annual “Salute to Women in Leadership” dinner, hosted by the St. Louis Community Empowerment Foundation May 16. Stroble was selected for her work in educational leadership. “I am humbled to be recognized among so […]

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Snapshot: ROTC Grad has Multiple Webster Ties

Snapshot: ROTC Grad has Multiple Webster Ties

| May 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster Army ROTC student Jane McKibben recently received her commission in the U.S. Army and proudly pinned on her “butter bars,” becoming a second lieutenant in a ROTC ceremony. The newly commissioned 2nd Lt. McKibben, who graduated last week from Webster University with a BA in International Relations, was among 16 ROTC graduates to be […]

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Community Music School Accepting Audition Applications

Community Music School Accepting Audition Applications

| May 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Audition applications are now being accepted for the 2013-14 Community Music School of Webster University’s orchestra and ensembles. Band and string students ages seven years through high school are encouraged to audition for the school’s orchestra or ensembles including String Ensemble, String Orchestra, Young People’s Concert or Symphonic Orchestras, Preparatory Program (chamber music), Jazz Lab […]

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‘Crossing Cultures’ Book Signing and Discussion May 23

‘Crossing Cultures’ Book Signing and Discussion May 23

| May 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

The University community is invited to a discussion and book signing with Lynne Breakstone and Nicole Jouane, authors of Crossing Cultures: in English et en français on Thursday, May 23, at 6 p.m. in the Sunnen Lounge. In the early 1960s, two women set off in opposite directions to cross the Atlantic to spend a year […]

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David Axelrod Visits Webster, Discusses ‘Building Brand Obama’

David Axelrod Visits Webster, Discusses ‘Building Brand Obama’

| May 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

“A piece of cake,” was David Axelrod’s response to “How did you decide to help a bi-racial man with a Kenyan name run for president of the United States?” His light-hearted comment set the tone as the former counsel to President Obama, gave an inside look at Obama’s 2008 run for president to a packed […]

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Webster Leiden Commencement Welcomes ICC Prosecutor

Webster Leiden Commencement Welcomes ICC Prosecutor

| May 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Leiden (Netherlands) campus welcomed Fatou Bensouda, prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), as its 2013 commencement speaker at ceremonies Saturday, May 11. “Mrs. Bensouda did a great job,” said Webster Leiden director Jean Paul van Marissing. “She is a very powerful woman, a role model for women leadership and for our […]

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Film Series: Commercial Fishing Documentary ‘Leviathan’ Screens May 17-19 Weekend

Film Series: Commercial Fishing Documentary ‘Leviathan’ Screens May 17-19 Weekend

| May 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Film Series presents Leviathan the weekend of May 17 – 19, with all showtimes at 7:30 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 faculty and staff, and free to Webster students with valid […]

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