Archive for July, 2013

In the News: Chamber Singers Conquest; Goedereis on Ageism; Rishe on MLB Doping; Hellinger on Chavez; Brasfield on Health Care

In the News: Chamber Singers Conquest; Goedereis on Ageism; Rishe on MLB Doping; Hellinger on Chavez; Brasfield on Health Care

| July 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University faculty includes: Webster’s Chamber Singers Conquering the World “Webster University’s Chamber Singers are conquering the world,” this according to a feature story in St. Louis Magazine that notes two prestigious invitations for the student group. Early in 2014 the group will perform at major events for the American Choral […]

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Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational: International tourney capped with Colombian champion

Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational: International tourney capped with Colombian champion

| July 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

The 10th Annual Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational at Webster University wrapped up with a closing ceremony and a new champion from South America. Luisa Mercado Mendoza, a 17-year-old from Cartagena, Colombia, took the top prize, earning a four-year, all-tuition-and-fees scholarship to Webster, worth $23,000 a year; a cash prize of $3,000; an iPad mini; and […]

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Summertime is Busy Time for Many at Webster

Summertime is Busy Time for Many at Webster

| July 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Summer is the quiet time on a college campus, right? Not quite. “I always chuckle when my friends and relatives tell me if I’m relieved that the students will be gone for the summer, because then I’ll be able to take some time off,” said Gil Morales, facilities operations manager at Webster University. “We do […]

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Webster Ranked a Top College for Return on Investment

Webster Ranked a Top College for Return on Investment

| July 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University has been ranked a top college in Missouri for return on investment by Affordable Colleges Online.org, a leading resource for college affordability and financial aid information. Of the 222 Missouri colleges that AC Online analyzed, only 27 were identified as “High ROI Colleges,” or those that offer degrees that pay off the most. […]

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Memorial Mass for Former Trustee Marianne Knaup Aug. 3

Memorial Mass for Former Trustee Marianne Knaup Aug. 3

| July 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The University community is invited to a memorial mass celebrating the life of former trustee Marianne Knaup, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2:30 p.m., in the Winifred Moore Auditorium in Webster Hall. Knaup served on Webster University’s Board of Trustees from 1998-2007. She also served on the boards of the Webster University Alumni Association, the Webster University […]

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Web Enhancement with Canvas: August Webinars and Open Labs

Web Enhancement with Canvas: August Webinars and Open Labs

| July 30, 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 our webinar offerings in the month of August. August webinar offerings feature Expand Your […]

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Biology Senior Thesis Presentations July 31

Biology Senior Thesis Presentations July 31

| July 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Department of Biological Sciences invites the Webster University community to view Senior Thesis Presentations on Wednesday, July 31. All presentations will take place in Webster Hall, Room 19. 9:30 a.m.: Nermina (Minka) Malkic on “Therapeutic Effects of Black Cumin Seed (Nigella Sativa) on Breast Cancer Cells” 10 a.m.: Kaitlyn Oliver on “The Effects of […]

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Webster Groves Campus Pool Closed Aug. 5-12

Webster Groves Campus Pool Closed Aug. 5-12

| July 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Center swimming pool will be closed Aug. 5-12 for draining and cleaning. It will reopen Saturday, Aug. 13. During the week the pool is closed, arrangements have been made for Webster faculty, staff and students to use the Webster Groves outdoor facility at 33 E. Glendale. A current Webster University ID will […]

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Cisco IP Phone Upgrades Aug. 2-4

Cisco IP Phone Upgrades Aug. 2-4

| July 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Information Technology will complete upgrades to the Cisco IP phones on the Webster Groves, Westport, Winghaven, St. Louis Old Post Office, and Fort Gordon, Ga., campuses beginning 10 p.m. CDT, Friday, Aug. 2 – 10 a.m. CDT, Sunday, Aug. 4. The upgrades are a continuation of those started the weekend of July 12 and will […]

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St. Louis Area Open Houses for Adult Students July 29-Aug. 1

St. Louis Area Open Houses for Adult Students July 29-Aug. 1

| July 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University campus locations are hosting graduate and undergraduate open houses for adult students all week, from July 29 – Aug. 1. For St. Louis area campuses, the schedule is as follows, with each event held from 4 – 7 p.m. Monday, July 29, at the WingHaven campus location Tuesday, July 30, at the Downtown […]

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