Archive for June, 2013

Communications Alum’s Kodachrome Film Showcased; Tickets Available

Communications Alum’s Kodachrome Film Showcased; Tickets Available

| June 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University School of Communications alumnus Jerod Welker had his short documentary, The Kodachrome Project, accepted into The St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase. The film, based on a Webster faculty-student project celebrating the format that ushered in modern color photography, will screen on Monday, July 15, between 5 and 7 p.m. at the Tivoli Theatre along with […]

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Kansas City Welcomes Public School Teacher Leaders as Part of DOE Grant

Kansas City Welcomes Public School Teacher Leaders as Part of DOE Grant

| June 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

For the third summer, Webster’s Kansas City campus location provided enhanced math and science classroom instruction for 60 pre-K-12 teacher leaders from Kansas City Public Schools as part of a $1.35 million grant awarded to the district from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The grant includes the development of videos featuring the […]

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Webster Procurement Student Wins Shaw AFB Honor

Webster Procurement Student Wins Shaw AFB Honor

| June 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

As a military-friendly institution, Webster University is known at nearly 40 military installations for helping adult students — military and civilian alike — advance their careers as they work toward graduate degrees. Angelyn McKeever is one such student who is excelling in the classroom and in the workplace. A grad student at Webster’s Shaw Air […]

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President Stroble Receives Norman Stack Award from St. Louis JCRC

President Stroble Receives Norman Stack Award from St. Louis JCRC

| June 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University President Elizabeth “Beth” Stroble received the Norman A. Stack Community Relations Award from the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC). The award was established 25 years ago to honor St. Louis community leaders who made significant contributions to interfaith understanding, intergroup relations and social justice. It’s named after the former executive director of the […]

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Film Series: ‘The Ladies’ Paradise’ (Au bonheur des dames) June 13

Film Series: ‘The Ladies’ Paradise’ (Au bonheur des dames) June 13

| June 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Film Series and the Centre Francophone present a restoration of the 1930’s silent film, The Ladies’ Paradise (Au bonheur des dames), with live accompaniment by the Poor People of Paris, on Thursday, June 13, at 7 p.m. in the Moore Auditorium. Admission is $4 for Webster faculty and staff and free for […]

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Lynette Knight Announces Retirement from Luke AFB

Lynette Knight Announces Retirement from Luke AFB

| June 10, 2013 | 5 Comments

Lynette Knight, senior director at Luke Air Force Base, announces her retirement effective June 30. During her 16-year career with Webster, Knight served as the founding director at both the Los Angeles and the Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., campus locations. She was instrumental in improving operations at the Yuma and Holloman AFB campuses and served […]

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Mitchell Wins 2nd Tony Award for Best Choreography

Mitchell Wins 2nd Tony Award for Best Choreography

| June 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University alumnus Jerry Mitchell captured his second Tony Award for Best Choreography for his work on the musical “Kinky Boots” during Sunday evening’s annual Tony Awards. The Broadway musical won six Tonys in all, including Best Musical, Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical, Best Original Score, Best Sound Design of a […]

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Faculty Promotions and Tenure/FDL Status Announced

Faculty Promotions and Tenure/FDL Status Announced

| June 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce the faculty members who have received tenure status, initial Faculty Development Leave (FDL) status, and/or promotion effective with the 2013-2014 Academic Year. “Congratulations to this group of outstanding faculty members on achieving these career milestones,” said Provost Julian Schuster.  “I am proud of our faculty members’ […]

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Spreading the Word: Webster as Leader in International Education

Spreading the Word: Webster as Leader in International Education

| June 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s lead presence at the NAFSA conference last week was the latest event that placed the University at the forefront of conversations on international education. CIC: Webster as a Model for Internationalization The Council of Independent Colleges invited President Stroble to present at its conference earlier this year in a session titled, “International Considerations: […]

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Around Webster: Rains’ Baseball Book; SOE’s Koehnecke, Altrogge, Bevel; Aleshunas Dissertation

Around Webster: Rains’ Baseball Book; SOE’s Koehnecke, Altrogge, Bevel; Aleshunas Dissertation

| June 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news about Webster University faculty members includes: Rains Book Signing Rob Rains, adjunct Communications and Journalism faculty member in the School of Communications, will be signing copies of his new book, Intentional Walk, at the Crestwood Sam’s Club on June 8 at 1 p.m. and at the Des Peres Barnes & Noble on […]

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