Archive for December, 2013

CIE Annual Forum & Workshop Jan. 10

CIE Annual Forum & Workshop Jan. 10

| December 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Center for International Education’s Annual Forum and Workshop will be held on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., in East Academic Building room 253/262. This year the focus is on developing service learning opportunities across the curriculum. The morning session will feature a panel of three speakers: Jack Harris from […]

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Share Away: Webster University Holiday Card Creates a Buzz

Share Away: Webster University Holiday Card Creates a Buzz

| December 12, 2013 | 1 Comment

Have you “shaken” the 2013 Webster University Holiday Card yet? Shared it with friends? The mobile-friendly “snow globe” card was included in CASE’s look at creative ways universities show appreciation to their communities over the holidays: Webster University‘s Global Snowglobe is a mobile-friendly site that shows each Webster campus around the world when you “shake” the snowglobe. […]

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Webster University Earns Highest Score in the St. Louis Green Business Challenge

Webster University Earns Highest Score in the St. Louis Green Business Challenge

| December 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University was presented the Award of Merit in the Owner category for Greatest Gain and overall highest point total among the 80 participating businesses in the St. Louis Green Business Challenge Awards Ceremony, held Tuesday morning. The award was presented to President Beth Stroble and Webster sustainability coordinator Brad Wolaver by the St. Louis […]

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Alumnus John Watson Returns for Exhibition in Hunt Gallery

Alumnus John Watson Returns for Exhibition in Hunt Gallery

| December 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University sculpture alumnus John Watson‘s exhibit “John Watson: Materials” will be on display in the Hunt Gallery Dec. 13 – Jan. 18. The opening reception is Friday, Dec. 13, 6 – 8 p.m. Watson will also deliver an artist’s lecture at noon on Friday in Sverdrup room 123. “Materials” represents a selection of sculptures and drawings […]

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Feb. 17: ‘An Evening with Benjamin Jealous’

Feb. 17: ‘An Evening with Benjamin Jealous’

| December 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University hosts “An Evening with Benjamin Jealous” on Monday, Feb. 17, at 7:30 p.m. in the Loretto-Hilton Center. Jealous’ lecture, “We Got What We Fought For, But We Lost What We Had,” recounts a watershed conversation with his close to century-old grandmother about how young black Americans came to be the most murdered generation […]

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Student/Faculty Pottery Sale Dec. 11-12

Student/Faculty Pottery Sale Dec. 11-12

| December 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Give some amazing and unique presents this year: handmade pottery! Come by the Department of Art Pottery Sale for works from Webster students and faculty on Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 11-12, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Tables filled with handmade ceramic pottery are set up in front of the elevator by Marletto’s in the […]

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In the News: Polgar FIDE Analysis; Hyman on NPR for Arctic Talk; Rishe on NCAA Ticket Economics

In the News: Polgar FIDE Analysis; Hyman on NPR for Arctic Talk; Rishe on NCAA Ticket Economics

| December 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Polgar ‘Captures Billion Hearts’ with Chess Commentary Webster chess coach and SPICE director Susan Polgar was featured in a piece published on Medium, titled “How to Capture a Billion Hearts — in Two Weeks,” which detailed Polgar’s work as a TV analyst during the recent […]

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Webster, UESTC Mark 10 Years of Joint MBA in Chengdu, China

Webster, UESTC Mark 10 Years of Joint MBA in Chengdu, China

| December 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University and the University of Science Technology (UESTC), Webster’s partner in Chengdu, recently celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Joint MBA Program in Chengdu. Faculty, alumni and students gathered for the event in advance of the graduation of this year’s class on Dec. 7. The Joint MBA Program started in 2003 and has operated […]

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Around Webster: Vautravers an Oxford Visiting Fellow; Kingston on Rights of Displaced Persons

Around Webster: Vautravers an Oxford Visiting Fellow; Kingston on Rights of Displaced Persons

| December 10, 2013 | 1 Comment

Recent professional news and honors for Webster University community members include: Vautravers Appointed Oxford Visiting Fellow; Speaks in France on Arms Industry, Deterrence Doctrines Alexandre Vautravers, of the International Relations Department at Webster University Geneva, has been appointed a Visiting Fellow at Oxford University. Building upon research produced for the Swiss government earlier this year, […]

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Webster Hosts Gorlok Gala Debate Tournament Jan. 24-26, Seeking Judges

Webster Hosts Gorlok Gala Debate Tournament Jan. 24-26, Seeking Judges

| December 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Webster Forensic and Debate team is preparing for their 16th Annual Gorlok Gala Forensic and Debate Tournament, to be held the weekend of Jan. 24-26. This annual event brings to Webster as many as 40 colleges and universities from across the nation to compete in what has become one of the most prestigious collegiate […]

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