Archive for November, 2013

Gorloks Take Third in ACM Programming Contest

Gorloks Take Third in ACM Programming Contest

| November 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Isaac Brodsky, Eric Bright and Kevin Pierce, who placed third in Webster University’s Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) programming contest held Nov. 2 on the Webster Groves campus. Assistant professor for math and computer science Xiaoyuan Suo organized the event and coached Webster’s team. While only the first and second place teams will […]

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Butler Named Midwest Metropolitan Regional Director

Butler Named Midwest Metropolitan Regional Director

| November 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Office of Academic Affairs is pleased to announce that Cass Butler has been appointed regional director of the Midwest Metropolitan Region and director of the Kansas City, Mo., campus. She has more than 10 years experience in a variety of roles in higher education administration and leadership, including admissions, enrollment, corporate outreach and operations […]

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America Recycles Day Events

America Recycles Day Events

| November 6, 2013 | 1 Comment

The Webster University Recycling program invites students, faculty and staff to participate in  America Recycles Day, a nationwide day of recognition for waste reduction, reuse and recycling awareness. This year Webster University Recycling will celebrate with a week of activities focused on waste reduction and landfill diversion. Monday Nov. 11 Waste Reduction & Recycling Awareness […]

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Webinar on Sexual Misconduct: Faculty Role in Compliance

Webinar on Sexual Misconduct: Faculty Role in Compliance

| November 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Faculty Development Center, in partnership with Student Affairs, Human Resources and the Women and Gender Studies program invite Webster faculty to attend “Sexual Misconduct to Sexual Assault: Faculty’s Role in Compliance,” a 90-minute webinar focused on Title IX and related laws and how faculty members on our campus have an important role in compliance […]

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Peace Corps Information Session Nov. 7

Peace Corps Information Session Nov. 7

| November 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Around the globe, Peace Corps volunteers are making a difference by helping communities take action to improve education and youth development, resources for women, family incomes, food production, environmental conservation, HIV/AIDS and malaria prevention, clean water accessibility and much more. Students can learn how to make a difference as a Peace Corps Volunteer and launch […]

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Nov. 13: Guest Speaker Kim Q. Hall ‘Feminist Politics of Food’

Nov. 13: Guest Speaker Kim Q. Hall ‘Feminist Politics of Food’

| November 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Kim Q. Hall, Ph.D., professor of philosophy and member of the Women’s Studies and Sustainable Development programs at Appalachian State University will present “Toward a Queer Crip Feminist Politics of Food,” Wednesday, Nov. 13, at 1 p.m. in the East Academic Building, room 102. The event is sponsored by the Philosophy Club, the Faculty Speakers […]

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Teaching Festival 2014: Call for Proposals

Teaching Festival 2014: Call for Proposals

| November 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Teaching Festival is an occasion to celebrate and share effective and innovative teaching of Webster University faculty. We are now accepting proposals for presentations, posters, panels and roundtables related to teaching strategies that have proven successful in enhancing student learning. Webster’s worldwide community of faculty, staff and students are encouraged to submit […]

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The Write Stuff: Writing Center’s popularity reflects the service it provides

The Write Stuff: Writing Center’s popularity reflects the service it provides

| November 5, 2013 | 3 Comments

The Webster University Writing Center is never quiet. Even during the leisurely fall break, the Center is busy. That’s because the Center is more than just an academic service, but a home to many students. Yvonne Osei, recent graduate of the College of Fine Arts, continues to receive support from the Center and visits once […]

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In the News: Library in University Business; Beacon SPICE Profile; Award-Winning Alum; More

In the News: Library in University Business; Beacon SPICE Profile; Award-Winning Alum; More

| November 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage featuring Webster University community members includes: McGee ’01 Wins Two Awards for Teaching and Technology Webster University School of Education and College of Arts & Sciences alumnus Christopher McGee (’01) has won two awards for teaching this year. The Webster Groves School District’s curriculum coordinator of science and social studies (K-8) […]

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OLC Celebrates National Distance Learning Week Nov. 11-15

OLC Celebrates National Distance Learning Week Nov. 11-15

| November 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

In recognition of Webster University’s online students and long history in distance education, the Online Learning Center (OLC) celebrates National Distance Learning Week Nov. 11-15. Please join the OLC for planned National Distance Learning Week events throughout the week, including: Social Media Letter Writing Campaign in Recognition of Veterans Day Ask the OLC Info Tables […]

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