Archive for June, 2013

Webster Vienna, Geneva Team for Video Production at UN Palace of Nations

Webster Vienna, Geneva Team for Video Production at UN Palace of Nations

| June 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

The international network of Webster University campuses provides students options for study at multiple campuses. It also creates opportunities for students at different campuses to work together. Students and faculty from Webster University Vienna’s recently supported their colleagues in Geneva in a high-end production project during the public symposium of the United Nations Conference on […]

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English News: Armbruster on Animals in Lit; Erickson’s Play Wins National Award

English News: Armbruster on Animals in Lit; Erickson’s Play Wins National Award

| June 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Recent accomplishments by Webster Department of English faculty include: Armbruster on Animals in Lit Karla Armbruster presented the lecture, “The Echoing Call of the Wild: Dogs and Their Wolfish Ancestry in Literature,” as part of the Animals and Society Institute and Michigan Humane Society’s Speaker Series on May 16. Learn more about the presentation here: […]

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Six Webster Students Receive Press Club Scholarships

Six Webster Students Receive Press Club Scholarships

| June 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Six Webster University students are among the winners after the Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis reported a record number of applications for Press Club and Journalism Foundation 2013 scholarships. Claudia Burris, Webster University senior editor/photojournalist and the Press Club’s vice president of scholarships, will join judging panelists Rick Stoff, Joe Kenny and representatives from […]

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Moore, Roberts Lead Arts Entrepreneurship Roundtable for Small Business Council

Moore, Roberts Lead Arts Entrepreneurship Roundtable for Small Business Council

| June 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Two Webster University representatives recently headed to the International Council of Small Business’ (ICSB) annual conference to cover a hot topic for Webster, one that had never received such extensive consideration from the ICSB before: Entrepreneurship in the Arts. Caprice Moore, director of Operations for the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology, and […]

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In Nepal, Webster Thailand Draws Students, Connects Top Business Leaders

In Nepal, Webster Thailand Draws Students, Connects Top Business Leaders

| June 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University Thailand organized a seminar for the corporate leaders of Nepal’s top 30 business houses, drawing C-suite executives across five industries as well as Nepalese, Thai and American dignitaries to the Webster event. Some highly successful Webster alumni also attended the June 22 event at the Hyatt Regency in Kathmandu, Nepal. The workshop was […]

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Summer Jazz Camp Features Two Free Concerts July 9, 12

Summer Jazz Camp Features Two Free Concerts July 9, 12

| June 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Department of Music Jazz Camp takes place on the St. Louis campus July 8-12. As part of the week’s activities there are two evening concerts that are free and open to the public: Faculty Jazz Ensemble – Tuesday, July 9, 7 p.m., Thompson Music Building Recital Hall Final Gala Concert, featuring nine student jazz […]

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Web Enhancement with Canvas: July Webinars and Open Labs

Web Enhancement with Canvas: July Webinars and Open Labs

| June 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Faculty Development Center continues to offer webinars for faculty who plan to use the new Canvas-powered WorldClassRoom (formerly Blackboard). We invite faculty members who would like an orientation to enhancing their class with these new and easy-to-use tools to attend one of these webinar offerings in the month of July. (Note: Faculty members teaching […]

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In the News: Webster Faculty on DOMA, ‘Lost Egypt’ Exhibit, NFL Hernandez Case

In the News: Webster Faculty on DOMA, ‘Lost Egypt’ Exhibit, NFL Hernandez Case

| June 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Recent news media appearances involving Webster University faculty members include: Supreme Court Gay Marriage Rulings in Context News organizations yesterday sought to put the Supreme Court’s rulings on the Defense of Marriage Act and the California Proposition 8 cases into context, so they turned to Webster University faculty members for multiple angles on what it […]

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Alumnus Wins Two Cannes Lion Awards for Oreo Super Bowl Tweet

Alumnus Wins Two Cannes Lion Awards for Oreo Super Bowl Tweet

| June 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

When Roberto Salas was studying advertising at Webster University’s School of Communications, he dreamed of winning the most prestigious award in international creative communications, a Cannes Lion trophy. On June 21, 2013 his dream came true. Twice. Salas —now senior art director of 360i in New York—won a Cannes Silver Lion award for Best Use […]

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Global Leadership Academy: Reflections on Week in Geneva

Global Leadership Academy: Reflections on Week in Geneva

| June 27, 2013 | 1 Comment

The Global Leadership Academy’s 2013 cohort held its second week of meetings and workshops at the Webster University Geneva campus last week. The week-long session focused on topics key to leading in an international organization. Geneva provided a rich backdrop to explore these topics as well as an immersion experience which allowed GLA fellows to […]

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