Archive for October, 2014

Cheese, Crackers and Charcuterie with International Languages and Cultures Department Oct. 6

Cheese, Crackers and Charcuterie with International Languages and Cultures Department Oct. 6

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Come visit the International Languages and Cultures Department on Monday, Oct. 6, from 12 – 1 p.m. for I Love Cheese, Crackers and Charcuterie — food with an international flare for the department’s monthly celebration of food from around the world. Starting this year, the department celebrates the first Monday of each month with a […]

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Tonight: Volleyball to Host ‘Dig Pink’ Night to Raise Breast Cancer Awareness

Tonight: Volleyball to Host ‘Dig Pink’ Night to Raise Breast Cancer Awareness

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Webster University’s volleyball team is hosting its annual “Dig Pink” night to raise awareness of breast cancer, and to raise funds toward the battle against it. This year’s event is Wednesday, Oct. 1, as the Gorloks take on both of their Big Bend rivals, Fontbonne University and Washington University. The first match, vs. Fontbonne, […]

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Webster Works Worldwide 20 Kicks Off Today

Webster Works Worldwide 20 Kicks Off Today

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster Works Worldwide (WWW) officially kicked off Wednesday, marking the 20th year of this worldwide Webster University event. Webster University students, alumni, faculty and staff devote this day to community service projects in communities that Webster University campuses serve around the globe. Since WWW began in 1995, more than 28,000 volunteers have given more 121,000 […]

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Eileen Collins (MA ’89) in ‘Women in Space’ Film; Screens Thursday at Missouri History Museum

Eileen Collins (MA ’89) in ‘Women in Space’ Film; Screens Thursday at Missouri History Museum

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University alumna Eileen Collins (MA ’89), the first woman to pilot a spacecraft, is part of the film Women in Space that traces the history of women pioneers in the U.S. space program. The film, narrated by Jodie Foster, screens Thursday, Oct. 2, 6 p.m. at the Missouri History Museum in St. Louis. Collins […]

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Games Bring Cultures Together at Japanese, International Student Associations Field Day

Games Bring Cultures Together at Japanese, International Student Associations Field Day

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Japanese Student Association (JSA) and the International Student Association (ISA) at Webster University teamed up this past Friday for a field day of global proportions. Over 50 students and four faculty members came to the event and participated in traditional Asian children’s games from Vietnam, Japan and India. Aori Inoue, a teaching assistant in […]

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Want to Participate in the Annual Campus Accessibility Survey? Sign up for a Roll/Walk-Through

Want to Participate in the Annual Campus Accessibility Survey? Sign up for a Roll/Walk-Through

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Accessibility Committee will be conducting its annual assessment of campus accessibility. If you are interested in joining one of the accessibility survey groups during the week of Oct. 6-10 for a roll/walk-through, please contact Kevin Pelzel at kevinpelzel28@webster.edu or Cindy Yamnitz at cynthiayamnitz36@webster.edu for additional details.

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SOC’s Rockwell Completes Costa Rican Speaking Tour

SOC’s Rockwell Completes Costa Rican Speaking Tour

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Rick Rockwell, associate dean of the School of Communications at Webster University, successfully completed a speaking tour in the Costa Rican capital, San JosĂ©, during the week of Sept. 22. Among the highlights of the trip, Rockwell served as one of the featured speakers at the First International Congress of the Colegio de Periodistas de […]

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Payroll Instructions for Recording Webster Works Time in ADP

Payroll Instructions for Recording Webster Works Time in ADP

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Due to the Webster Work Worldwide (WWW) day on Oct. 1, the Payroll Department asks that all the approval managers use the pay code, “ADMIN,” to record the number of hours on their employees’ time card who volunteered for WWW. Please send your questions or concerns to payroll@webster.edu.

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New FLC: Exploring Collaborative Learning Oct. 31

New FLC: Exploring Collaborative Learning Oct. 31

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Faculty Development Center announces the formation of a new Faculty Learning Community (FLC), Exploring Collaborative Learning. The Exploring Collaborative Learning community will focus on why and how we learn in group contexts and establish best practices for collaborative learning. This FLC will explore a wide array of topics related to group-based instruction and relevant […]

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