Archive for July, 2014

In the News: Psihountas in KC Star on MBA Trends; Polgar as Chess Role Model

In the News: Psihountas in KC Star on MBA Trends; Polgar as Chess Role Model

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Public Radio: Polgar Leads Role Models for St. Louis Girls Webster University chess coach Susan Polgar‘s latest accomplishments were featured as the lead in a St. Louis Public Radio article, “On Chess, Role Models Abound for St. Louis Girls.” The article discusses the growing opportunities […]

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Around Webster: Dreyfus in China; Louisville Nonprofit Fest; Bauer’s Union Avenue Opera Lectures; Wilke on Military Transition; Armit Returns

Around Webster: Dreyfus in China; Louisville Nonprofit Fest; Bauer’s Union Avenue Opera Lectures; Wilke on Military Transition; Armit Returns

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news and accomplishments by Webster University community members include: Dreyfus ’10 Days in China’ School of Communications adjunct faculty member Dan Dreyfus was one of 10 photographers invited by the Nanjing Photographic Association, in association with the Sister Cities exchange program, to participate in a trip to China. The trip, sponsored by the […]

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Incoming Students on Campus for Summer TAP Program July 18-26

Incoming Students on Campus for Summer TAP Program July 18-26

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Academic Resource Center will host the summer Transitions and Academic Prep Program the week of July 18-26, the Transitions Program.  Now in its fourth year, the program is residential and offers academic credit for participating students. Students will be housed in Maria Hall and attend a Webster 101 course, writing appointments, and campus workshops […]

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Applied Educational Psychology Program Takes Off with International Presentations, Internships

Applied Educational Psychology Program Takes Off with International Presentations, Internships

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Educational Specialist (EdS) degree program in Applied Educational Psychology: School Psychology, which officially launched in June 2013, has taken off this year, with students presenting at an international conference in this field, and the program’s first school interns placed for the 2014-15 school year. The post-master’s EdS provides a specialist degree program that completes […]

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Securing Building Access during University Holiday and Weather Closures

Securing Building Access during University Holiday and Weather Closures

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

To all faculty and staff: Please remember that when campus is closed on holidays or due to inclement weather, prior approval is needed to have buildings open for events or classes to be held. The approval needs to come from the dean of the department that is housed in the buildings. Please have this approval […]

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Students Present Research on Intimate Partner Violence

Students Present Research on Intimate Partner Violence

| July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster undergraduate students Michelle Bloyd-Fink and Emily Mason presented original research at the 31st Annual Qualitative Analysis Conference in London, Ontario on June 25, 2014. The conference’s theme for 2014 was “The Social Construction of Boundaries: Creating, Maintaining, Transcending, and Reconstituting Boundaries.” Alongside fellow scholars from around the world, Bloyd-Fink and Mason presented “Thought Pattern […]

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Geneva, Vienna Students Explore Sustainability Issues in Innovative Summer Cluster

Geneva, Vienna Students Explore Sustainability Issues in Innovative Summer Cluster

| July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

This summer term Webster Geneva offered a cluster of classes around the theme of sustainability, attended by students from the Geneva and Vienna campuses. Studying together, these Webster University students composed a learning community that explored the ethical, scientific and sociological aspects of the subject, culminating in a field trip to the Grande Dixence Dam […]

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In the News: Palais Wenkheim; Schubert, Pollack in Der Standard; Ghana ‘Ambassadors;’ Cosic’s Video Review; Program for Blind

In the News: Palais Wenkheim; Schubert, Pollack in Der Standard; Ghana ‘Ambassadors;’ Cosic’s Video Review; Program for Blind

| July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Extensive Coverage of Vienna Palais Last month’s press conference and tour of Webster Vienna’s new location at the Palais Wenkheim in the city’s second district received extensive media coverage. Among the more than 13 stories were articles in the Kurier and the Bezirkszeitung, with photos […]

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Remembering Charlie O’Neal, Longtime Faculty Member in Florida

Remembering Charlie O’Neal, Longtime Faculty Member in Florida

| July 9, 2014 | 3 Comments

The Webster University community extends condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Charlie O’Neal, who passed away over the weekend. O’Neal was a faculty member in the Business and Organizational Security Program and, as mentor, developed this program and some interesting new electives at both Orlando campuses. He was a beloved faculty member at […]

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5th Annual Ramadan Potluck Iftar and Potluck Dinner Draws 100 Guests

5th Annual Ramadan Potluck Iftar and Potluck Dinner Draws 100 Guests

| July 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

Thank you to our faculty, staff, students, alumni and community friends for participation in the 5th Annual Ramadan Potluck Iftar and Potluck Dinner at Webster University. Over 100 guests joined together to share culture, traditions and celebrate at our annual event. See you next year, and thank you! Ευχαριστώ. Gracias. Хвала. Hvala. Спасибо. Merci. 感謝 […]

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