Archive for February, 2014

One-Credit Professional and Portfolio Development Course for Graduate Students

One-Credit Professional and Portfolio Development Course for Graduate Students

| February 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Walker EDGE Office in the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology has announced a new one-credit-hour seminar course available for graduate students interested in exploring career options, wanting to take the next career step at their current employer or seeking to enhance their professional development skills. The course, MNGT 5500.09: Walker EDGE […]

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High School Students Test their Math Skills at Webster

High School Students Test their Math Skills at Webster

| February 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Feb. 19, the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology welcomed more than 50 high school students and their teachers and parents to Webster University for the American Mathematics Competition (AMC 10/12). Organized by associate professor for Math, Larry Granda, the AMC 10/12 are 75-minute exams. “This contest challenges students mathematically as they […]

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Visiting Speaker/Performer: Charlie King – ‘My Life Making Music for Social Justice’

Visiting Speaker/Performer: Charlie King – ‘My Life Making Music for Social Justice’

| February 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

All are invited to a special performance and talk by folk singer Charlie King, “My Life Making Music for Social Justice.” Charlie talks – and sings – about his 50 years performing for social movements and justice.  Webster University, East Academic Building, 545 Garden Avenue, Room 102, Thursday, Feb. 27, 7 p.m. Sponsored by the […]

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International Communications Faculty Candidate Lecture Feb. 24

International Communications Faculty Candidate Lecture Feb. 24

| February 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

Please join the School of Communications in welcoming a candidate for assistant professor of International Communications on Monday, Feb. 24, at 3:30 p.m. in SVER 117. The candidate will give a special lecture on the global communications scene and the landscape of international media in a new century. All are welcome to attend. The candidate […]

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Information Warfare: Geneva Security Forum proceedings published with faculty, students, alumni contributions

Information Warfare: Geneva Security Forum proceedings published with faculty, students, alumni contributions

| February 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The tenth volume of the Webster University Press publications was launched at the annual Humanitarian Conference hosted by the Webster Geneva campus last week. The 251-page volume was the edited proceedings of the Security Forum 2012 conference, on the theme of “Information Warfare.” Thirteen authors – many of them Webster faculty, students and alumni – […]

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Around Webster: Rishe Economics Paper Recognized; Solomon on Historical Jewish Texts; Mills Technical Theatre Award

Around Webster: Rishe Economics Paper Recognized; Solomon on Historical Jewish Texts; Mills Technical Theatre Award

| February 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news and accomplishments by Webster University community members include: Rishe’s Paper on NCAA Tourney Ticket Pricing Honored Pat Rishe, professor of economics in the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology, has received the Distinguished Paper Award for his paper, “Pricing Insanity at March Madness: Exploring the Causes of Secondary Price Markups […]

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International Culture at Webster: Argentine Tango, Brazilian Carnaval, Italian Classical Guitarist

International Culture at Webster: Argentine Tango, Brazilian Carnaval, Italian Classical Guitarist

| February 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Upcoming events from the Center of International Education: Tango Performance & Practice Tuesday, Feb. 25, noon Dance to a different beat! The tango performance and practice event will feature Argentine tango performer Mauro Peralta, whose teaching methods combine elements of classic tango with the traditional embrace. Light refreshments will be served. Following the performance, Peralta […]

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Call for Nominations for Staff Member of the Year: Deadline April 4

Call for Nominations for Staff Member of the Year: Deadline April 4

| February 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s recognition as a great college to work for isn’t possible without the efforts of exceptional staff members who help make it that way. With that in mind, nominations are now being accepted for this year’s Staff Member of the Year award. This annual award recognizes a staff member who has truly gone the […]

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Webster Welcomes Prospective Students for Freshman Preview Day

Webster Welcomes Prospective Students for Freshman Preview Day

| February 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Enrollment Management team welcomed more than 130 students and their families on Monday, Feb.17 for Freshman Preview Day, a successful turnout — in spite of challenging weather conditions — as Webster moves toward becoming a first choice for freshmen. Prospective Gorloks visited campus to talk with faculty, staff and current students to learn more […]

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Cake, Anyone? Webster Honored with Three ‘Cakeway to the West’ Locations

Cake, Anyone? Webster Honored with Three ‘Cakeway to the West’ Locations

| February 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

As many on Webster University’s home campus may have noticed, there is a large birthday cake located on the median at the intersection of Big Bend Blvd. and Edgar Rd., near the stoplight. While it may seem like a random and unexpected thing, it’s actually a small part of a very large yearlong birthday celebration—creatively […]

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