Archive for August, 2013

New Media: SOC Class and Nine Network Focus on Affordable Care Act

New Media: SOC Class and Nine Network Focus on Affordable Care Act

| August 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

A new crop of students in this year’s New Media and Social Engagement class are stepping out of the classroom and into the television studio by working with The NineNetwork of Public Media to produce the live weekly broadcast, “StayTuned.” “Stay Tuned,” has a town hall format and discusses a single issue each week with a […]

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Remembering the March on Washington

Remembering the March on Washington

| August 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University joins the entire nation and the world as we remember the March on Washington that took place 50 years ago today. It was one of the largest political rallies ever held in Washington D.C. Thousands of people united in a call for civil and economic rights for African Americans. As often with history, […]

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Quilt Created by Student Leaders Commemorates 50th Anniversary of March on Washington

Quilt Created by Student Leaders Commemorates 50th Anniversary of March on Washington

| August 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

A student-made quilt commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington was placed on display today in the University Center. The quilt project grew out of the Spring 2013 Emerging Leaders Retreat. The Emerging Leaders Retreat (ELR) happens each January, and is a hallmark program of WebsterLEADS, the University’s undergraduate leadership development program. The […]

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Around Webster: Faculty, Alumni Nods and Publications from Leadership to Jane Austen

Around Webster: Faculty, Alumni Nods and Publications from Leadership to Jane Austen

| August 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

 Recent achievements by Webster University community members include: Faculty Ryan Hancock, assistant professor of counseling in the College of Arts & Sciences, has been appointed by the mayor of Fairview Heights, Ill., to the Americans with Disabilities Act Committee for the city.  As a committee member, he will advocate for the needs of people with […]

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Reflective Teaching Community Meeting Sept. 6

Reflective Teaching Community Meeting Sept. 6

| August 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

With the new academic year upon us, we are excited to begin a new series of meetings of the Reflective Teaching Community, comprised faculty from all disciplines who get together to share and discuss their approaches and experiences with teaching and learning at the university. Join us for our first meeting on Friday, Sept. 6, […]

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Human Rights Film Festival Focuses on Disability Rights

Human Rights Film Festival Focuses on Disability Rights

| August 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

This year, the Webster University Year of International Human Rights Film Festival focuses on disability rights. The films take place on Thursday evenings in September, at 7 p.m., in the Winifred Moore Auditorium. Admission is free and open to the public. The first film, The Intouchables (Weinstein Company, 2012), screens Thursday, Sept. 5, followed by […]

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VA’s VSOC Pilot Program Coming to Webster

VA’s VSOC Pilot Program Coming to Webster

| August 27, 2013 | 2 Comments

Webster University has been selected to participate in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) pilot program, VetSuccess on Campus (VSOC). Starting on Sept. 16, Webster University will have a full-time VSOC counselor providing the University’s Veteran students with referral guidance on a host of VA activities including health, education, community and […]

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Final Summer Sustainability Lunch & Learn Today: Composting

Final Summer Sustainability Lunch & Learn Today: Composting

| August 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Join us today for the final summer “sustainability lunch and learn” session on composting in East Academic Building (EAB) 102 from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Parking is available in the parking garage or across from EAB. Learn about the process and how to get started at home or at your business. It’s simple, improves […]

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Heat Advisory: Health Tips amid Soaring Temperatures

Heat Advisory: Health Tips amid Soaring Temperatures

| August 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

A heat advisory is in effect in the St. Louis area, and weather forecasters are predicting scorching temperatures in the coming days. The body can typically accommodate one or two hot days fairly easily however an extended period of elevated temperatures tends to have a cumulative effect on us. With that in mind, here is […]

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CMS Young Composers Competition Submission Deadline Oct. 25

CMS Young Composers Competition Submission Deadline Oct. 25

| August 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Community Music School of Webster University invites student composers between the ages of 12 and 21 to submit music compositions to the Young Composers Competition sponsored by Arden & Harry Fisher. The deadline for submissions is Friday, Oct. 25, 2013. Since 2004, the Young Composers Competition has recognized and encouraged the efforts of students […]

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