Archive for January, 2014

In the News: Hufker on KTRS for Beatles Tribute; Cosic in StL Mag; Rishe at Forbes on Super Bowl

In the News: Hufker on KTRS for Beatles Tribute; Cosic in StL Mag; Rishe at Forbes on Super Bowl

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent media coverage involving Webster University includes: Hufker on KTRS to Discuss Today’s Beatles ‘Rooftop’ Show The School of Communications and its Department of Audio Aesthetics and Technology are commemorating a big Beatles anniversary today by hosting a recreation of the “rooftop concert” by the Abbey Road Warriors, a local Beatles tribute group, who will […]

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Department of Dance Welcomes Jon Lehrer for Master Class

Department of Dance Welcomes Jon Lehrer for Master Class

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University will host a master class on Friday, Jan. 31 at 1 p.m. with Jon Lehrer of LehrerDance from Buffalo, N.Y. “Jon’s athletic and dynamic approach to dance makes the students excited to work with him and experience his energy,” says James Robey, chair of the Department of Dance in Webster’s Leigh Gerdine College […]

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Certificate in Professional Writing now Online

Certificate in Professional Writing now Online

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

What do students across Webster University schools and colleges have in common? Whether they intend to pursue careers in politics, music, human resource management, audio engineering, computer science, or any other profession, they all need excellent communication skills in order to succeed and advance. To fill this need for the widest possible population, the English […]

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Audio Engineering Students Spread the Word at STEM Fair

Audio Engineering Students Spread the Word at STEM Fair

| January 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

Three Webster University Audio Aesthetics and Technology student volunteers staffed a booth at the 2014 STEM Extravaganza at Hazelwood Central High School this month to spread the word about this unique program in the School of Communications. About 160 people stopped at the Webster table, said professor and department chair Barry Hufker. Webster students Andrew […]

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Summer Faculty Advising: Call for faculty advisors

Summer Faculty Advising: Call for faculty advisors

| January 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

This year the Academic Advising Center will have a limited number of advising stipends available for full-time faculty to aid in our summer freshmen and transfer student registration. Both new and veteran faculty are eligible. We are mandated by Academic Affairs to have a mix of both new and experienced faculty on the summer team. […]

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2014 Teaching Festival Feb. 17-20: Schedule of sessions, panels

2014 Teaching Festival Feb. 17-20: Schedule of sessions, panels

| January 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Faculty Development Center, in partnership with the Online Learning Center and Webster University Library, is pleased to announce the 2014 Webster University Teaching Festival. This year, the Teaching Festival’s central theme will be “New Ideas and New Perspectives.” We will be celebrating effective and innovative teaching from Monday, Feb. 17, to Thursday, Feb. 20. […]

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February Systems Maintenance Window

February Systems Maintenance Window

| January 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The next Systems Maintenance Window is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 14, 10 p.m. CST through Sunday, Feb. 16, 3 p.m. CST. Details of the scheduled work will be provided in advance of the window through a Connections campus announcement. Please be advised that during these maintenance windows, you can anticipate intermittent systems access, or extended […]

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School of Communications Commemorates Beatles’ Anniversary with ‘Rooftop’ Performance by Abbey Road Warriors

School of Communications Commemorates Beatles’ Anniversary with ‘Rooftop’ Performance by Abbey Road Warriors

| January 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The year 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ arrival in the U.S. and Thursday, Jan. 30, marks the 45th anniversary of their final live performance as a group – their famous rooftop concert on the roof of their Saville Row recording studio. The School of Communications and the Department of Audio Aesthetics and Technology is helping to commemorate […]

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16th Gorlok Gala Marks 300th Debate Tournament for Scott Jensen

16th Gorlok Gala Marks 300th Debate Tournament for Scott Jensen

| January 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Webster University Forensic and Debate program hosted its 16th Gorlok Gala tournament the weekend of Jan. 24-26. An estimated 450 people from 44 schools representing 13 states attended the Gala, an annual comprehensive tournament offering multiple forms of debate, performance and speaking events. The tournament has become one of the largest and most prestigious […]

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Faculty-Led Study Abroad: Fall Break 2014 proposals due Feb. 28

Faculty-Led Study Abroad: Fall Break 2014 proposals due Feb. 28

| January 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Faculty-led, short-term study abroad programs enrich the curriculum by taking learning to new dimensions outside the classroom and the country. These programs allow participants to understand the world around them by immersing them in other languages and cultures. The learning experiences afforded by these programs helps support the University’s mission of transforming students for global […]

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