Archive for July, 2013

Snapshots: 10th Annual Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational Kicks Off

Snapshots: 10th Annual Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational Kicks Off

| July 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

The 10th Annual Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational kicked off yesterday, with 57 of the top young female chess players – as young as age 6 through age 18 – gathering on Webster University’s home campus in Webster Groves for the most prestigious all-girls chess event in the United States. This year’s tournament has attracted young […]

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Around Webster: Collins Named Judge; Stevens on Sisters of Loretto; Thailand Student Honored

Around Webster: Collins Named Judge; Stevens on Sisters of Loretto; Thailand Student Honored

| July 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

News from around the Webster University community: Collins Tapped for U.S. Magistrate Judge Noelle Collins, adjunct professor in Legal Studies, has been selected by the district judges of the United States District Court of the Eastern District of Missouri to fill a vacancy for United States Magistrate Judge. Collins was selected from nominees submitted by […]

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Matt Andrew Accepts VP Position at St. Cloud State

Matt Andrew Accepts VP Position at St. Cloud State

| July 23, 2013 | 4 Comments

Matt Andrew, associate vice president, Alumni & Development Programs, has accepted the position of vice president for University Advancement at St. Cloud State University in St. Cloud, Minn. His final day at Webster will be Friday, Aug. 2. Matt has led Webster’s individual, major and planned gifts team since 2006, working extensively with alumni and […]

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Six in a Row: Chronicle Survey Names Webster ‘Great College to Work For’

Six in a Row: Chronicle Survey Names Webster ‘Great College to Work For’

| July 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

For the sixth year in a row, Webster University is one of the best colleges to work for, according to a new workplace survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education – the most respected publication serving the academic community. The results, released in The Chronicle’s sixth annual report on “Great Colleges to Work For” in […]

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TESL Assistant Professor Candidate Job Talk Schedule

TESL Assistant Professor Candidate Job Talk Schedule

| July 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Four candidates for the Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) assistant professor position have been invited to present a 45-minute talk followed by 15 minutes of questions and response. The Webster University community is invited to attend any of these sessions. Candidate 1 Tuesday, July 23, noon – 1 p.m., East Academic Building, Room […]

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Sustainability Lunch & Learn: ‘Native Landscaping and Natural Areas’ July 23

Sustainability Lunch & Learn: ‘Native Landscaping and Natural Areas’ July 23

| July 22, 2013 | 1 Comment

Have you ever wanted to know what native plants work best in our climate region? Do you have obnoxious, invasive plants that are chocking out natives? Learn about what Webster University is doing to improve the campus landscape, eliminate dependency on non-natives, and promote green infrastructure through the use of natural areas, rain gardens, and […]

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Press Club Scholarships Awarded to SOC Students

Press Club Scholarships Awarded to SOC Students

| July 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Six Webster University School of Communications students were awarded scholarships from the Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis at its July 18 luncheon at the Norman Probstein Golf Clubhouse in Forest Park. Press Club vice president of scholarships and Webster senior editor/photojournalist Claudia Burris presented the scholarship awards to Kelly Boruff, recipient of the Martin P. […]

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Tenth Annual Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational at Webster July 22-25

Tenth Annual Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational at Webster July 22-25

| July 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Fifty-seven of the top young female chess players – as young as age 6 through age 18 – from across the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Colombia, Puerto Rico and Brazil will gather on Webster University’s home campus next week for the 10th Annual Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational, the most prestigious all-girls chess event in the United […]

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Snapshots: Students Prepare for Fall in TAP Program

Snapshots: Students Prepare for Fall in TAP Program

| July 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

The summer Transition and Academic Prep program (TAP) is well underway on the home campus in Webster Groves this week, with specific classes and workshops designed to help students prepare for the fall semester. Jeremy Coleman, a resident assistant for the TAP program and a former Transitions student himself said, “This has been such a […]

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Film Series July 19-21: Les Blank Covers Herzog’s ‘Burden’

Film Series July 19-21: Les Blank Covers Herzog’s ‘Burden’

| July 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

This weekend the Webster University Film Series continues its “Gospel According to Les Blank” series with Burden of Dreams. For nearly five years, acclaimed German filmmaker Werner Herzog desperately tried to complete one of the most ambitious and difficult films of his career, Fitzcarraldo, the story of one man’s attempt to build an opera house […]

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