Archive for September, 2014

Faculty Research Grant Makes Unique Collection of Historical Hauptmann Letters Possible

Faculty Research Grant Makes Unique Collection of Historical Hauptmann Letters Possible

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

First-time Faculty Research Grant recipient Paula Hanssen, associate professor in the Department of International Languages and Cultures in Webster University’s College of Arts & Sciences, is pursuing the completion of a project that has interested her for nearly 25 years. The project involves translating and publishing the letters of Elisabeth Hauptmann, a confidant of Bertolt […]

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In the News: Kinetic Charging Station; McGee ’01 Ed Award; Chess in Slate; Teeter Variety Production

In the News: Kinetic Charging Station; McGee ’01 Ed Award; Chess in Slate; Teeter Variety Production

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Kinetic/Solar Charging Station Noted as Cutting-Edge Tech Webster University’s new kinetic mobile charging station was featured in a story at Clean Technica: Most noticeable is the solar panel that doubles as a shade and weather protector (for the record, the kinetic energy soccer field also has […]

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Tuition Exchange Applications, Renewals Due Oct. 1

Tuition Exchange Applications, Renewals Due Oct. 1

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

In addition to Webster tuition remission, the University offers two programs where dependent children of full-time Webster employees are eligible to apply for scholarships at other higher education institutions: the Tuition Exchange, Inc. Program and the Council of Independent Colleges Tuition Exchange Program. All tuition exchange applications and renewal applications are due in the Human […]

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Dean Peter Sargent Honored by Webster Groves Arts Commission

Dean Peter Sargent Honored by Webster Groves Arts Commission

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Peter Sargent, dean of the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts, will be honored by the Webster Groves Arts Commission with a Lifetime Achievement Award. The award will be presented to Sargent on Oct. 10 at City Hall. Earlier this year the Missouri Arts Council and the State of Missouri presented Sargent with the Missouri […]

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Webster Faculty, Staff Host Reverse Transfer Faculty Advising Conference

Webster Faculty, Staff Host Reverse Transfer Faculty Advising Conference

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Vice Provost Nancy Hellerud welcomed 52 participants to the Reverse Transfer Faculty Advising Conference on Sept. 12, noting that “Webster University’s involvement in the Missouri Reverse Transfer Initiative grows out of our historical mission to provide educational opportunities for underserved populations. “In 1915 that meant young women. For many years now, it has meant working […]

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Ainsworth and Hickson Earn SLIAC Players of the Week Honors

Ainsworth and Hickson Earn SLIAC Players of the Week Honors

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University students Rachael Ainsworth and Jason Hickson were named St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) Players of the Week for Sept. 15. Ainsworth, a freshman, was named the Women’s Soccer Defensive Player for the Week. She protected the goal in Webster’s bid to upset the #1-ranked Washington University Bears. Ainsworth faced 26 shots, and […]

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Chinese Cultural Events: Art, Performance, Speaker

Chinese Cultural Events: Art, Performance, Speaker

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Members of the Webster University community are invited to attend these upcoming events focused on Chinese culture: Sept. 28: Chinese Artistic Performance The Confucius Institute sponsors the Chinese Artistic Performance on Sunday, Sept. 28 from 3 – 4:30 p.m. at the Community Music School. This performance is an authentic celebration of traditional Chinese music and […]

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CMS Kindermusik Now Enrolling for ‘Dream Pillow’ Mini-Session Beginning Oct. 27

CMS Kindermusik Now Enrolling for ‘Dream Pillow’ Mini-Session Beginning Oct. 27

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Community Music School at Webster University is now enrolling for the mini-session “Dream Pillow,” part of the Kindermusik Village curriculum. Play, cuddle and bond with your little ones aged newborn to 18-months old at this seven-week mini-session. “Dream Pillow” begins the week of Oct. 27, with the enrollment deadline Oct. 13. “Dream Pillow” will […]

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Today Only: 25 Percent Off Centennial Gear at the Bookstore Flash Sale

Today Only: 25 Percent Off Centennial Gear at the Bookstore Flash Sale

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Looking for your own Centennial gear or merchandise? Now is the time to make your purchase! The Webster University bookstore is having a one day flash sale today only, Sept. 23. The Bookstore on the home campus is open until 6 p.m. today, or you can shop online until 11:59 p.m. CST. The sale features discounts […]

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Webster University Worldwide Virtual Career and Internship Expo Oct. 9

Webster University Worldwide Virtual Career and Internship Expo Oct. 9

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

As tech-savvy millenials prepare to work in an increasingly competitive job market, Webster University is taking the process online by hosting its first-ever virtual career and internship expo. This event, which will be held Thursday, Oct. 9, from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. CDT, will connect Webster University students and alumni worldwide with employers who […]

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