Archive for October, 2013

Webster in the News: Brasfield on Obamacare, Rishe on MLB Cost Efficiency, Johnson Cano Rave Review

Webster in the News: Brasfield on Obamacare, Rishe on MLB Cost Efficiency, Johnson Cano Rave Review

| October 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Management professor James Brasfield is quoted in “Health Insurance Exchanges Open for Business” concerning the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, in U.S. News and World Report. The article states: “It’s got a lot of moving parts to it, and in things with a lot of moving parts, something usually goes wrong initially,” says […]

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Poetry Reading by Kevin Stein Oct. 3

Poetry Reading by Kevin Stein Oct. 3

| October 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Department of English and the Faculty Speakers Committee present a poetry reading by Kevin Stein Thursday, Oct. 3, at 1:30 p.m. in Pearson House, room 2. Stein is the author of six collections of poems — most  recently, Sufficiency of the Actual (2009) and Wrestling Li Po for the Remote (2013) — and a […]

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Film Series: “Triumph of the Wild” with Pianist Thollem McDonas Oct. 4

Film Series: “Triumph of the Wild” with Pianist Thollem McDonas Oct. 4

| October 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Webster Univesity Film Series presents Triumph of the Wild on Friday, Oct. 4, at 7:30 p.m. in the Winifred Moore Auditorium. Admission is $6 for the general public, $5 for senior adults (60 +), students from other schools and Webster University (WU) alumni, $4 for WU faculty and staff, and free to WU students. […]

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Web Enhancement with Canvas: October Webinars and Open Labs

Web Enhancement with Canvas: October Webinars and Open Labs

| October 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Web Enhancement with Canvas: Webinar Series The Faculty Development Center invites faculty members interested in enhancing their class with the new Canvas-powered WorldClassRoom to attend webinar offerings in the month of October, featuring the Expand Your Classroom series. The four-part Expand Your Classroom webinar series is designed to help instructors learn how to use Canvas […]

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Lyon-St. Louis International Art Exhibition Opens Oct. 4

Lyon-St. Louis International Art Exhibition Opens Oct. 4

| October 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

The International Art Exhibition of St. Louis – Lyon Sister Cities, Inc., opens with a reception on Friday, Oct. 4, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the East Academic Building, Edward Jones Commons. Refreshments will be provided. The exhibition will be on display Oct. 1 – 24, during Webster University hours. The exhibit and reception […]

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Snapshots: 2013 Homecoming Celebrates Alumni, Students & Parents

Snapshots: 2013 Homecoming Celebrates Alumni, Students & Parents

| October 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s annual Homecoming: Reunion & Parents Weekend was held Sept. 27-29 on the Webster Groves campus. Alumni, parents and students came home to see old friends and check out the changes made to campus since last they were here. The weekend was full of events, including bringing members of the Class of 1963 together […]

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Little Rock Area Campus Receives Governor’s Quality Award

Little Rock Area Campus Receives Governor’s Quality Award

| October 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Little Rock campus locations were among 16 organizations from throughout Arkansas presented with the Arkansas Governor’s Quality Awards during the 19th Annual Awards Celebration on Sept. 16 at the Marriott Hotel Ballroom in Little Rock. “The Arkansas Governor’s Quality Award is significant because it represents external recognition of Webster’s commitment to academic and operational excellence,” […]

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Chess Team Sweeps State Championships for Second Time

Chess Team Sweeps State Championships for Second Time

| October 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

The 2013 Missouri State Chess Championship took place Sept. 27-29 at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis. There were three separate championship categories: State Championship, Blitz Championship and Quick Championship. For the second straight year, members of Webster University’s chess team swept all three titles: Grandmasters Georg Meier and Le Quang Liem tied […]

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Nominations Open for Fall I Service and Student Employment Awards

Nominations Open for Fall I Service and Student Employment Awards

| October 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Dean’s Award for Service is an award given quarterly that recognizes Webster University students for performing a valuable service on or off campus. This award recognizes students’ volunteer efforts in their campus student leadership roles and in community service off-campus. Students can be nominated by any member of the Webster University community. Up to […]

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