Archive for September, 2013

Hunt Gallery Exhibit ‘Currency x-change’ Opens Oct. 18

Hunt Gallery Exhibit ‘Currency x-change’ Opens Oct. 18

| September 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Department of Art, Design, and Art History presents Currency x-change, Oct. 18 – Nov. 30, in the Hunt Gallery, 8342 Big Bend. Opening events include: Guest lecture:  Friday, Oct. 18  noon-1 p.m., Sverdrup Building, room 123 Opening reception:  Friday, Oct. 18, 6 – 8 p.m., Hunt Gallery The works in Currency x-change are a […]

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May Gallery Opening and Artist Talk Sept. 27: Brian Chilson: Chasing the Light

May Gallery Opening and Artist Talk Sept. 27: Brian Chilson: Chasing the Light

| September 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

The May Gallery presents a photography exhibit, Brian Chilson: Chasing the Light, which will be on display Sept. 27 – Oct. 25 in the May Gallery. A talk by Chilson takes place Friday, Sept. 27 at 3 p.m. in Sverdrup 101, and the opening reception is Friday, Sept. 27, 5 – 7 p.m. in the […]

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10 Minutes to Enlightenment: Homecoming ‘Lightning Talks’ This Weekend

10 Minutes to Enlightenment: Homecoming ‘Lightning Talks’ This Weekend

| September 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

At this weekend’s Homecoming, enjoy a speedy speaker series highlighting the accomplishments of the College of Arts & Sciences community. The “Lightning Talks” were a hit last year and promise to probe more questions of the moment and ideas worth sharing from alumni, a faculty member and a current student giving 10-minute presentations about their […]

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‘The Short Bus’ Author Jonathan Mooney to Speak Oct. 3

‘The Short Bus’ Author Jonathan Mooney to Speak Oct. 3

| September 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jonathan Mooney, author of The Short Bus: A Journey Beyond Normal, will speak on Thursday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m., at Webster University’s East Academic Building, rooms 253/262. The lecture is free and open to the public. The Short Bus was selected by the Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies as the common reading […]

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At-Risk Alert System for International Students at Webster Groves

At-Risk Alert System for International Students at Webster Groves

| September 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

The former AT RISK ALERT SYSTEM is no longer being used. If you have concerns about any international student at the Webster Groves campus who seems to be struggling with your course due to language or cultural issues, or is showing signs of leaving Webster, and who you feel might benefit from some type of […]

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Snapshot: Dean Akande Shares Leadership Lessons with Youth Council

Snapshot: Dean Akande Shares Leadership Lessons with Youth Council

| September 23, 2013 | 1 Comment

Benjamin Akande, dean of Webster University’s George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology, recently shared leadership lessons with students in grades 7-12 at the Youth Council fall meeting at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. This council, which consists of 95 youth leaders from the area, works to actively serve St. Louis Children’s Hospital in new, […]

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Human Rights Film Festival: ‘Scarlet Road’ with Discussion

Human Rights Film Festival: ‘Scarlet Road’ with Discussion

| September 23, 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 in the Winifred Moore Auditorium. Admission is free and open to the public. The fourth and final film of the series, Scarlet Road (2011, Women Make Movies) will screen on […]

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The Global Lens: Serbian Film ‘The Parade’ Sept. 24

The Global Lens: Serbian Film ‘The Parade’ Sept. 24

| September 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Film Series and Cinema St. Louis present The Parade as part of the “The Global Lens” series Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 7:30 p.m. General admission is $6, and $5 for senior adults, students from other schools and Webster University alumni, $4 for Webster faculty and staff, and free to Webster students with […]

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Lend Your Creative Skills to Webster Warmth’s Fall Project

Lend Your Creative Skills to Webster Warmth’s Fall Project

| September 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Members of the Webster community who enjoy knitting, crocheting, sewing or similar crafts are invited to participate in the Webster Warmth Fall 2013 project: making items for Gentiva Hospice, a service which provides care for patients of all ages. Handcrafted items include: quilts/blankets scarves booties aprons hats wreaths pillows/neck pillows dolls tote bags/wheelchair bags There […]

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Alumnus & Veteran Blakemore Returns as Webster’s VSOC Counselor

Alumnus & Veteran Blakemore Returns as Webster’s VSOC Counselor

| September 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University alumnus and U.S. Army veteran Jason Blakemore, M.A., CRC, returns to the University as a VetSuccess on Campus (VSOC) counselor, representing the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Webster University was selected to participate in the VSOC pilot program in August 2013. Blakemore will provide the Webster’s veteran and military students with referral guidance on […]

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