Archive for June, 2014

2014 HAT Institute Gets Messy: July 3 Exhibit

2014 HAT Institute Gets Messy: July 3 Exhibit

| June 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

This summer’s HAT (Hands-on Art Training) Institute for high school students is underway and things are getting messy–in a great way. Now in its fifth year, HAT allows young artists a chance to work intensively with Webster University’s undergraduate art and art education students, recent BFA graduates, and the best of the Department of Art, […]

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World Cup Watch Party: USA vs. Belgium

World Cup Watch Party: USA vs. Belgium

| June 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Campus Activities will host a World Cup watch party Tuesday, July 1, at 2:45 p.m. (game begins at 3 p.m.) in the Sunnen Lounge  of the University Center on the Webster Groves campus for the U.S.A. vs. Belgium World Cup match. We will have light snacks and drinks but feel free to bring your own […]

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Webster Geneva Hosts 1st Event in FIDE Chess for Girls Series, Draws TV Coverage

Webster Geneva Hosts 1st Event in FIDE Chess for Girls Series, Draws TV Coverage

| June 30, 2014 | 2 Comments

Last week was a busy — yet intentionally “quiet” — one at Webster University Geneva’s campus. The campus was host for the first of three prestigious events this summer in the “Chess for Girls” series, where Webster University chess coach Susan Polgar is conducting weeklong training capped by tournaments among the world’s top young female […]

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Around Webster: Hellinger Guest Teaches in Chile; Rishe Papers Published on Sports Economics

Around Webster: Hellinger Guest Teaches in Chile; Rishe Papers Published on Sports Economics

| June 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news and honors for Webster University community members include: Hellinger Instructs Doctoral Seminar in Chile Department of History, Politics and International Relations professor Dan Hellinger taught a five-day intensive seminar from June 9 – 14 on Contemporary Latin America for doctoral students at the Pontificia Universidad Católica in Valparaíso, Chile. Hellinger previously held […]

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Join Team Webster Works for MS Bike Ride Sept. 6-7

Join Team Webster Works for MS Bike Ride Sept. 6-7

| June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

For the tenth year, Team Webster Works is participating in Bike MS: Express Scripts Gateway Getaway Ride, a two-day cycling event Sept. 6-7 that supports a cure for multiple sclerosis (MS) and provides services to local individuals impacted by multiple sclerosis. Webster University alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends (ages 12 and up) are invited […]

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Nurse Anesthesia Department Receives Grant for Student Financial Aid

Nurse Anesthesia Department Receives Grant for Student Financial Aid

| June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Thanks to a Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship grant from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Webster’s second-year nurse anesthesia students will receive approximately $1,500 each toward their tuition for the 2014-2015 academic year. The federal government has awarded Webster this grant annually since 1999. Totaling $27,350 this year, the grant allows the Department of […]

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High School Students Participate in SOC Music Recording, Media Production Camps

High School Students Participate in SOC Music Recording, Media Production Camps

| June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

High school students from across the area were on Webster University’s campus during the week of June 23 attending two different School of Communications camps: Music Recording Camp and Sci-Fi Media Production Camp. Audio Aesthetics & Technology Department chair Barry Hufker led the Music Recording Camp, where campers were able to get into a professional-grade […]

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As Wenkheim Takes Shape, Austrian Media Tour Webster Vienna’s New Location

As Wenkheim Takes Shape, Austrian Media Tour Webster Vienna’s New Location

| June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

As Webster University Vienna prepares for its much-anticipated move to the Palais Wenkheim in the city’s second district, campus representatives are spreading the word throughout the community: After 100 years as an institution and more than 30 years in Vienna, Webster University is reaching the next level. This week campus leaders briefed faculty and staff […]

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Marletto’s Closed July 26-Aug. 18 for Flooring Replacement, Catering Service Affected

Marletto’s Closed July 26-Aug. 18 for Flooring Replacement, Catering Service Affected

| June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

The flooring in the Marletto’s Marketplace production kitchen will be replaced this summer. This will require the removal of all kitchen equipment, and re-installation of equipment after the flooring is replaced. The kitchen will be shut down on Saturday, July 26 after 12 p.m. and will reopen Monday, Aug. 18. This is during the time […]

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Webster Attends St. Louis Mosaic Project Workshop

Webster Attends St. Louis Mosaic Project Workshop

| June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

The St. Louis Mosaic Project, a regional effort to increase the number of immigrants in St. Louis, hosted the International Student Employment Workshop at Washington University on June 24. Mosaic steering committee member Provost Julian Schuster invited Webster University staff to attend. Representing Webster at the workshop were Trezette Dixon, Tamara Gegg-LaPlume, Bethany Keller, Rebecca Nelson, […]

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