Archive for February, 2014

32 Finalists Compete for Presidential Scholarship Awards

32 Finalists Compete for Presidential Scholarship Awards

| February 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University hosted finalists for its highest academic award, the Presidential Scholarship, on Saturday, Feb. 15 in the East Academic Building. These 32 students representing 14 states were on campus to compete for the scholarship. Students participated in panel interviews as well as other evaluation sessions to determine the five Presidential Scholarship recipients. Faculty and staff […]

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Thursday at the Teaching Festival: Kemper Award Winners Panel

Thursday at the Teaching Festival: Kemper Award Winners Panel

| February 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Thursday at the 2014 Teaching Festival, please join the Faculty Development Center, in partnership with the Online Learning Center and Webster University Library for the 2014 Teaching Festival Kemper Award Winners Panel. Food will be served starting at 11:30 a.m. and the panel will begin at noon in the Faculty Development Center (room 420 in […]

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OPPORTUNITIES 2014: Student Networking with St. Louis Media Professionals

OPPORTUNITIES 2014: Student Networking with St. Louis Media Professionals

| February 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The School of Communications presents OPPORTUNITIES 2014, a chance for students to network with St. Louis media professionals. Representatives from student and professional clubs, associations, and societies come share information about their organizations and the importance of networking with students. Join them Wednesday, Feb. 19, 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. in Sunnen Lounge. The SOC will […]

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In the News: MacNeill on Minimum Wage; Rishe on Olympic Oshie; Blindauer on Crosswords

In the News: MacNeill on Minimum Wage; Rishe on Olympic Oshie; Blindauer on Crosswords

| February 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University includes: Benjamin Jealous in Advance of Webster Visit In case you missed it: The St. Louis Post-Dispatch ran an interview with Benjamin Jealous, former president and CEO of the NAACP, in advance of his lecture at Webster University Monday night. Rishe on Olympic Oshie Endorsement Opportunities Was St. […]

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Visiting Scholar from Havana to Teach Topics in Cuban Film, Media

Visiting Scholar from Havana to Teach Topics in Cuban Film, Media

| February 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The School of Communications is pleased to announce that Olga Rosa González Martín from the University of Havana will be a visiting film scholar during the Spring 2 term. While she is at Webster University’s home campus, students will have the unique opportunity to get an inside perspective on Cuban film and media in a […]

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Atomic Learning Sessions – Venue Changed

Atomic Learning Sessions – Venue Changed

| February 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sessions for faculty and staff with Atomic Learning, previously announced in Webster Today, have been moved to WebEx due to weather complications. Atomic Learning will host product demonstrations Tuesday, Feb. 18, at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. CST via WebEx. These general sessions are open to all interested faculty and staff. (Check your email from […]

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Gorlok Basketball’s Ahmad Smith Snags SLIAC Player of the Week Award

Gorlok Basketball’s Ahmad Smith Snags SLIAC Player of the Week Award

| February 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ahmad Smith, a junior guard from St. Louis, was named the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for Feb. 10-16. This is Smith’s first selection as Player of the Week. He averaged 24.7 points per game as the Gorloks went 2-1 for the week. Smith started the week with […]

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Wednesday at the Teaching Festival: International Students’ Learning Panel, ‘Street’ Experiential Learning

Wednesday at the Teaching Festival: International Students’ Learning Panel, ‘Street’ Experiential Learning

| February 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The annual Webster University Teaching Festival, with the Faculty Development Center, in partnership with the Online Learning Center and Webster University Library, continues Wednesday with the panel presentation, “What Do You Know About International Students’ Out-of-Class Learning?” and a presentation by Joe Roberts on “bringing the street to campus.” What Do You Know About International […]

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‘The House of the Spirits’ Playwright Visit, Discussion Feb. 22

‘The House of the Spirits’ Playwright Visit, Discussion Feb. 22

| February 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

In conjunction with the Webster University Conservatory of Theatre Arts’ upcoming production of The House of the Spirits, the Conservatory and the English Department will host the play’s award-winning author, Caridad Svich, for a special visit Feb. 21–23. Join us on Saturday, Feb. 22 for an exclusive post-show discussion with the playwright following the performance. For […]

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‘Grants and the Scholarly Virtuous Cycle’ Feb. 25

‘Grants and the Scholarly Virtuous Cycle’ Feb. 25

| February 17, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Faculty Development Center and the Development Office invite you to attend “Grants and the Scholarly Virtuous Cycle,” a presentation focused on support for faculty scholarship at Webster University. The presentation will take place Tuesday, Feb. 25, 3 p.m., in the Faculty Development Center, and will answer two central questions: What role can grants play […]

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