Archive for October, 2013

Wynton Marsalis at Webster: ‘Be Real for Real’

Wynton Marsalis at Webster: ‘Be Real for Real’

| October 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jazz legend Wynton Marsalis shared stories from his music career, his views on jazz and his philosophy on life with a full house at Webster University’s Community Music School Friday, Oct. 18. Marsalis was ushered into a classroom by former governor of Missouri Bob Holden and music professor Paul DeMarinis. Welcoming Marsalis and thanking him […]

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Local Connections, Global Impact: Geneva Students at International Telecommunications Union

Local Connections, Global Impact: Geneva Students at International Telecommunications Union

| October 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Thanks to Webster University local connections, a group of School of Communications students at the Geneva campus recently had a hand in an international conference whose findings were presented to the United Nations. The Webster University Geneva students volunteered at the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), brainstorming Internet-related issues that were presented at the United Nations […]

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Provost, Deans Establish Webster’s Future Path with Faculty at Academic Assembly

Provost, Deans Establish Webster’s Future Path with Faculty at Academic Assembly

| October 18, 2013 | 2 Comments

On Tuesday afternoon the provost and the deans of the five schools and colleges convened an Academic Assembly to discuss their collective vision to strengthen academic programs in alignment with and furtherance of Webster’s unique mission and position in the world of higher education. Faculty and academic partners attended the event in the Winifred Moore […]

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Brown-Kennerly: Bridging the Gap Between Science and Technology

Brown-Kennerly: Bridging the Gap Between Science and Technology

| October 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Victoria Brown-Kennerly has found a new home at Webster University in the classroom as a full-time professor and as a mentor for a new bioinformatics program. For two years, Brown-Kennerly taught biochemistry, genetics and biology as an adjunct professor at Webster University. Then, for a year, she served as the director of science technology development […]

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Faculty Research Grant: Cuillé examines ‘ideology of speed’ in European poetry

Faculty Research Grant: Cuillé examines ‘ideology of speed’ in European poetry

| October 18, 2013 | 1 Comment

Webster’s Faculty Research Grants provide opportunities for full-time faculty to pursue disciplinary-based research that lead to a work project. For Lionel Cuillé, inaugural Jane and Bruce Robert Professor of French and Francophone Studies, it means a chance for him to continue his research of the “ideology of speed” in European poetry at the beginning of […]

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I ‘Heart’ WU Week: Nov. 18-22

I ‘Heart’ WU Week: Nov. 18-22

| October 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Be a part of the love! “I Heart WU” week is all about showing our love for Webster University and what your unique Webster experience means to you. This week of celebration and philanthropy — Monday, Nov. 18, to Friday, Nov. 22 — will showcase events at the Webster Groves Campus sharing Webster pride and […]

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Hunt Gallery Opening, Lecture: ‘Currency x-change’

Hunt Gallery Opening, Lecture: ‘Currency x-change’

| October 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

In keeping with its decades-long tradition of internationally focused education and programming, the Department of Art, Design, and Art History in the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts, presents the exhibition Currency x-change in the Hunt Gallery, Oct. 18 – Nov. 30. The Webster community is invited to attend the opening reception Friday, Oct. 18, […]

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Donald Ross Shares Career Advice with Students at Walker EDGE Event

Donald Ross Shares Career Advice with Students at Walker EDGE Event

| October 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Vice chairman of Enterprise Holdings Donald Ross shared insights and career advice with Webster University students and faculty Oct. 17 at a Walker Speaker Series event. Ross talked about his early days of working with founder Jack Taylor leading up to the company’s business model today. He identified four “core fibers” that to guide the […]

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Snapshots: Provost, Deans Present Vision at Academic Assembly

Snapshots: Provost, Deans Present Vision at Academic Assembly

| October 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

This week in the historic Winifred Moore Auditorium, the provost and the deans of the five schools and colleges convened their first-ever Academic Assembly with faculty and academic partners. Building off themes discussed in the opening of the 2013-14 academic year at fall convocation, the leaders presented what they see as the next step toward […]

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Snapshots: Administrators Present Response to Fall Delegates’ Agenda

Snapshots: Administrators Present Response to Fall Delegates’ Agenda

| October 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Administrative leaders presented their responses to students’ requests at Wednesday’s session for the fall Delegates’ Agenda. Webster University President Beth Stroble moderated the session, with a nod to the collegial tone set by Student Government Association president Michael Grosch when the students delivered their formal presentations on Sept. 18. In September, Grosch bridged each presentation […]

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