Archive for November, 2013

Strategic Planning Update: S.C. Focus Sessions Held, Main Campus Sessions Scheduled Nov. 18-19

Strategic Planning Update: S.C. Focus Sessions Held, Main Campus Sessions Scheduled Nov. 18-19

| November 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

As announced on Oct. 28 in Webster Today, strategic planning is underway at Webster! The Steering Committee has been named (see the committee member list here) and will work with Credo, a higher education consulting firm focusing on strategic planning, to guide the development of the strategic plan and to advise President Beth Stroble, Provost […]

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Snapshots: President Stroble Speaks to de Tocqueville Society on Local Importance of Global Education

Snapshots: President Stroble Speaks to de Tocqueville Society on Local Importance of Global Education

| November 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University President Beth Stroble discussed the importance of including a global component in education during a presentation to philanthropic leaders at the de Tocqueville Society of United Way’s First Tuesday Luncheon Nov. 5. The United Way of St. Louis invited her to speak to de Tocqueville members in her role as president at Webster […]

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Vienna Alumni Symposium Asks: ‘Where is Europe’s Google?’

Vienna Alumni Symposium Asks: ‘Where is Europe’s Google?’

| November 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Where is Europe’s Google? Does it have the entrepreneurial infrastructure for a start-up to become one? Those were some of the questions discussed at Webster University Vienna’s sixth annual Alumni Symposium this week. More than 200 Webster alumni, students, staff, faculty and guests from other organizations gathered at the Palais Eschenbach for a unique panel discussion […]

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Military Appreciation Breakfast Nov. 11, Veterans Day

Military Appreciation Breakfast Nov. 11, Veterans Day

| November 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Office of Military Affairs (OMA) and Student Veteran’s Organization (SVO) will host the second annual Military Appreciation Breakfast on Monday, Nov. 11, from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m., honoring the military service of Webster students, faculty and staff. St. Louis-area veterans, military students and their families are invited to enjoy a free breakfast at […]

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Wallner Named to Academic All-District Team, All-America Ballot

Wallner Named to Academic All-District Team, All-America Ballot

| November 7, 2013 | 1 Comment

Junior soccer defender Jeff Wallner has been named to the first team Academic All-District, which includes schools in 10 states. His name will also be placed on the national ballot for the Academic All-America team to be announced in late November. Wallner is pursuing a double major in mathematics and education. He has a 3.97 […]

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Institute Seeks Input for 2014-2015 YIHR ‘Rights of the Family’

Institute Seeks Input for 2014-2015 YIHR ‘Rights of the Family’

| November 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Institute for Human Rights & Humanitarian Studies is currently soliciting common reading, film and co-curricular ideas for the Year in International Human Rights 2014-2015: Rights of the Family. Past suggestions from the Webster community have been helpful for YIHR programming and we are eager to again receive  ideas and input. Please submit your book, […]

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Faculty Films Appearing in Festivals around the World

Faculty Films Appearing in Festivals around the World

| November 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

There’s no need to click on Netflix when you’re looking for an interesting movie to watch – just head over to the Webster University School of Communications. From fiction to documentaries to animation, professors are getting international attention in all film genres. Jorge Oliver, an associate professor in the film production department; Chris Sagovac, an […]

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United Way Campaign Exceeds Goal

United Way Campaign Exceeds Goal

| November 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Webster University United Way of Greater St. Louis campaign exceeded its $40,000 goal this year, with a total pledge amount of more than $42,700. Executive giving — University leaders with a rank of associate vice president or above — is responsible for more than 60 percent of the total gift amount this year. This […]

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Book Club Discussion: ‘Genome’ with Kim Kleinman Nov. 12

Book Club Discussion: ‘Genome’ with Kim Kleinman Nov. 12

| November 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University Library will host a special book club discussion Tuesday, Nov. 12, at noon, joined by the Beginning to Commence First Year Seminar class. Professor Kim Kleinman, assistant director of Academic Advising and science historian, will lead the discussion of Genome: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters by Matt Ridley. Among the […]

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Wilma and Roswell Messing Jr. Award: Feminism and Activism in Turkey

Wilma and Roswell Messing Jr. Award: Feminism and Activism in Turkey

| November 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Since 1977, the Wilma and Roswell Messing Jr. Faculty Award has been presented to a full-time faculty member for a summer activity that strengthens his or her curriculum and that improves the teaching/learning experience. As a Messing Award recipient, Kate Parsons spent three weeks in Turkey during the summer of 2010 to research attitudes of […]

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