Archive for February, 2014

In the News: Johnson Cano Opera Award; Polgar on Competition; Marcella on Identity Theft

In the News: Johnson Cano Opera Award; Polgar on Competition; Marcella on Identity Theft

| February 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Johnson Cano Gets Prestigious Opera Award Webster University alumna Jennifer Johnson Cano has added another award to her growing list of accolades: She has been named one of seven winners of the 43rd annual George London Foundation Competition for young American and Canadian opera singers. […]

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[POSTPONED] Aria, Concerto Competition Winners Perform with Webster Orchestra March 2

[POSTPONED] Aria, Concerto Competition Winners Perform with Webster Orchestra March 2

| February 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

UPDATE: This concert has been postponed due to inclement weather. The Webster University Chamber Orchestra presents its next concert on Sunday, March 2, 7 p.m., at the Community Music School Concert Hall. Featured will be the 2014 Aria and Concerto Competition winners: soprano Madeline Lackey, pianist Olga Sedycias and tenor James Stevens. Conducted by Paul […]

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Webster Reaches Articulation Agreement with South Carolina Technical College System

Webster Reaches Articulation Agreement with South Carolina Technical College System

| February 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

Webster University has formalized an articulation agreement with the South Carolina Technical College System that allows a more seamless transition to the University by technical college students across the state who aspire to earn a four-year degree there. The statewide articulation agreement is designed to provide access and enhance the transfer of academic credits for […]

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Forensic & Debate Team Trivia Night March 1

Forensic & Debate Team Trivia Night March 1

| February 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Webster Forensic and Debate program is hosting is annual trivia night on Saturday, March 1, in the University Center’s Sunnen Lounge. Doors open at 6 p.m. and questions begin at 7 p.m. The evening will feature 10 rounds of trivia, along with between-rounds games, a silent auction, and a raffle. Tables of eight can […]

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In the News: Hellinger on Venezuela; Erickson’s work in STL250 Celebration

In the News: Hellinger on Venezuela; Erickson’s work in STL250 Celebration

| February 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Hellinger Discusses Unrest in Venezuela on Aljazeera-English Dan Hellinger, professor in the Department of History, Politics and International Relations in the College of Arts & Sciences, was a panelist on the Feb. 18 program of “Inside Edition” on Aljazeera-English. Hellinger, an expert on Latin American affairs, […]

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Austrian ‘Alphabet’ Filmmaker Discusses Education, Culture with Webster Vienna Audience

Austrian ‘Alphabet’ Filmmaker Discusses Education, Culture with Webster Vienna Audience

| February 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Erwin Wagenhofer, one of Austria’s leading documentary filmmakers, gave a stimulating talk to Webster University students and faculty in Vienna’s Burg Cinema on Feb. 14 after a screening of his latest film, Alphabet. The documentary, which takes a critical worldwide look at educational systems based on competitiveness and economic needs rather than individual creativity, is […]

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Gorlok Baseball is SLIAC Preseason Favorite

Gorlok Baseball is SLIAC Preseason Favorite

| February 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

In what has become somewhat a rite of spring, the Webster University men’s baseball team is the 2014 preseason favorite in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) coaches poll. With eight starters returning from last year’s team that advanced to the NCAA Division III Championship (World Series), the Webster University Gorloks are the 2014 […]

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Stang’s ‘Chasing Serendipity’ at Webster Feb. 26

Stang’s ‘Chasing Serendipity’ at Webster Feb. 26

| February 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Webster University community is invited to view a presentation and discussion of “Chasing Serendipity” from School of Communications professor Susan Stang. Much of this work was completed this past fall during Stang’s faculty development leave. “Chasing Serendipity” is a series of photographs shot with a quirky toy digital camera called the JOCO VX5. The […]

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Webster University Community Remembers Marita Woodruff, Sr. Ann White

Webster University Community Remembers Marita Woodruff, Sr. Ann White

| February 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University has learned of the death of two alumnae and former faculty members who left lasting impacts on the University community. Please remember Marita Woodruff, former theatre arts director, and Sr. Ann White, former religion department chair and director of the Geneva campus. Their passing prompts us to recall their lives and the contributions […]

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Next Industry Insight Night: Careers in Marketing, Management

Next Industry Insight Night: Careers in Marketing, Management

| February 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University students interested in marketing and management careers are invited to the next Industry Insight Night on Thursday, Feb. 27, 4-6 p.m. in the East Academic Building Edward Jones Commons. Sponsored by Walker EDGE, this event is an opportunity to get career advice from industry professionals and learn about internships and jobs. Companies represented […]

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