Archive for November, 2014

Women’s Soccer Team Earns Academic Award

Women’s Soccer Team Earns Academic Award

| November 26, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Webster University women’s soccer team has earned the 2013-14 Team Academic Award from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA). This marks the 15th consecutive year Webster’s women’s soccer has been honored by the NSCAA. The team had a cumulative 3.36 grade point average (GPA) for the past academic school year. Head coach […]

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Webster University St. Louis Responds to Regional Unrest

Webster University St. Louis Responds to Regional Unrest

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

As the St. Louis region dealt with the aftermath of the grand jury findings, Webster University closed its St. Louis-area campuses on Tuesday, Nov. 25. Although there were not any demonstrations on or around Webster campus locations that the University is aware of, many of Webster University faculty, staff, students and parents of students live […]

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Department of Dance Prepares for Spring Concert with Choreography Residency

Department of Dance Prepares for Spring Concert with Choreography Residency

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Department of Dance in the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts hosted San Francisco-based RAWdance company for a week long choreography residency, which included an audition and master class. The residency was held Nov. 10-17. The audition and master class given by RAWdance co-founders, Wendy Rein and Ryan Smith, were held in preparation […]

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Vienna Adjunct Faculty Member in Middle East with CTBTO

Vienna Adjunct Faculty Member in Middle East with CTBTO

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University adjunct faculty member Phil Moran is currently in the Middle East documenting efforts to uncover a possible nuclear weapons test. Moran and his team are working with the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) to cover the Integrated Field Exercise, IFE14. IFE14 is the biggest and most comprehensive weapons of mass destruction exercise of […]

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Snapshots: Kemper Speaker Peter Felten on Transformative Teaching

Snapshots: Kemper Speaker Peter Felten on Transformative Teaching

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Peter Felten, the third Annual William T. Kemper Speaker on Excellence in Teaching and Learning, discussed transformational teaching and learning on Nov. 21 in the East Academic Building. Felten quoted Ken Bain, author of “What the Best College Teachers Do” and “What the Best College Students Do”: “The key to understanding the best teaching can […]

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Graphic Design Students Create Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies Brochure

Graphic Design Students Create Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies Brochure

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Graphic design students in the “Design for Good” (DESN 4200) course taught by Noriko Yuasa recently teamed with Webster’s Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies to create a new five-page program brochure. The project allowed the students to practice their skills on a for-print project, with the Institute as the “client.” Five teams of […]

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Department of Music: Faculty performances Sunday, Monday; more concerts in December

Department of Music: Faculty performances Sunday, Monday; more concerts in December

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Music in Webster University’s Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts invites the community to experience our musical offerings for Fall 2014. See information below on upcoming concerts and recitals coming up in the next two weeks. As always, more details on these performances and up-to-date information on all Department of Music offerings, […]

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Nominate Students for Fall II Service, Student Employment Awards by Dec. 1

Nominate Students for Fall II Service, Student Employment Awards by Dec. 1

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nominations are now being sought for the Fall II Dean’s Award for Service and the Outstanding Student Employee Award. Dean’s Award for Service The Dean’s Award for Service is an award given quarterly that recognizes Webster University students for performing a valuable service on or off campus. This award recognizes students’ volunteer efforts in their […]

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Snapshot: Fort Bliss Webster Works Project Helps El Paso Child Crisis Center

Snapshot: Fort Bliss Webster Works Project Helps El Paso Child Crisis Center

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Faculty and staff at Webster’s Fort Bliss, Texas, campus location came together to support El Paso Child Crisis Center as part of their 2014 Webster Works Worldwide project. As part of their project, they collected donations that filled three truck beds with clothes and toys for the center, whose services include a 24/7 emergency shelter for […]

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Last Chance: Benefits Enrollment Ends Sunday

Last Chance: Benefits Enrollment Ends Sunday

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Benefits enrollment ends this Sunday, Nov. 23. Since the benefits enrollment started, nearly 75 percent of benefit eligible employees have already enrolled and over 85 percent have accessed their online enrollment. For those outstanding, you must make an active choice on most benefits to elect or decline coverage in our online benefits portal at My […]

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