Archive for November, 2014

Updated Website Offers Students Commencement, December Toast Info

Updated Website Offers Students Commencement, December Toast Info

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University students are looking forward to the Thanksgiving Break. One of the conversations around the dinner table may be graduation. The December Toast and Commencement website is up with a great deal of information that will be useful for our proud  graduates. Let your soon-to-be graduates know that the website is available should they […]

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In the News: Rocero talks gender issues; Rishe on sports betting; STLBJ on Ferguson; Corrigan’s book as model

In the News: Rocero talks gender issues; Rishe on sports betting; STLBJ on Ferguson; Corrigan’s book as model

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Rocero Discusses Transgender Issues, Inclusiveness on Channel 5 Wednesday night’s guest speaker Geena Rocero was interviewed live on NBC affiliate KSDK-TV to discuss the topics covered in her lecture at Webster University. Rocero, who has appeared in Macy’s catalogs, Hanes ads, a John Legend video […]

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Around Webster: Teeter ‘Lucky to be Me’; Cosic wins RAC fellowship; Alumni Emerson teaching awards; Howes’ business book

Around Webster: Teeter ‘Lucky to be Me’; Cosic wins RAC fellowship; Alumni Emerson teaching awards; Howes’ business book

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news and accomplishments by Webster University community members include: Teeter Brings ‘Lucky To Be Me’ Back Nov. 22 Conservatory of Theater Arts faculty member and renowned musical theatre performer Lara Teeter reprises his cabaret performance of Lucky To Be Me at the Gaslight Theatre Saturday, Nov. 22, at 8 p.m. After taking it to […]

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Snapshot: SEED on Developing Entrepreneurship in Africa

Snapshot: SEED on Developing Entrepreneurship in Africa

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

More than 75 students, staff, alumni and community members joined the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology in welcoming Robert E. and Dorothy King, the founders of the Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies (SEED), and Tralance Addy, SEED’s executive director, to Webster University on Nov. 18. SEED was founded in 2011 […]

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Reception for Alyce Herndon Wilson Nov. 21

Reception for Alyce Herndon Wilson Nov. 21

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Please join the St. Louis Extended Education unit in wishing Alyce Herndon Wilson well in her new position as the director of the Women’s Business Center at the Grace Hill Settlement. We are hosting a reception for Alyce on Friday, Nov. 21, from 3-4:30 p.m. in EAB 240. Alyce has been with Webster University for […]

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Snapshots: Webster Thailand Welcomes China Education Secretary

Snapshots: Webster Thailand Welcomes China Education Secretary

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University Thailand welcomed a representative from China to Webster’s Bangkok Academic Center, Zhou Gaoyu, First Secretary for Education from the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Bangkok, as part of continuing collaboration with the Embassy, China-based universities and Webster. The ambassador’s first visit to Webster served as a platform to discuss further […]

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You Can Quit: Webster Wellness Presents Great American Smokeout Nov. 20

You Can Quit: Webster Wellness Presents Great American Smokeout Nov. 20

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Do you want to quit smoking or tobacco or care about someone who does? On Nov. 20, Webster Wellness presents “The Great American Smokeout,” which provides an opportunity to sit down and make a plan to stop smoking or using tobacco. In support of “The Great American Smokeout,” an information table will be set up […]

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Faculty Discussion Nov. 25: Short-Term Study Abroad Teaching/Learning Issues

Faculty Discussion Nov. 25: Short-Term Study Abroad Teaching/Learning Issues

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Faculty Development Center and 2014-15 faculty fellow Quinn Shao invite faculty and staff to an informal discussion on teaching-and-learning issues presented by short-term study abroad. This discussion, Tuesday, Nov. 25 at 3 p.m. in the Faculty Development Center, will feature Quinn’s project, “Short-Term Study Abroad for Learning in the Discipline.” Quinn will discuss her review […]

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Webster University Receives $100K Fulbright Grant for Educator Sustainability Project in Brazil

Webster University Receives $100K Fulbright Grant for Educator Sustainability Project in Brazil

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Department of Education awarded a grant of $107,495 to Webster University under the Fulbright-Hays International and Foreign Language Group Projects Abroad (GPA) program. This grant will fund a six-week travel seminar in Brazil to study Brazilian culture and Portuguese language through the lens of environmental sustainability and will be led by project director […]

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Please Encourage Recent Graduates to Complete Outcomes Survey

Please Encourage Recent Graduates to Complete Outcomes Survey

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Office of Institutional Effectiveness needs your help in encouraging recent graduates to complete the Outcomes Survey. The Outcomes Survey is delivered via email to recent graduates worldwide approximately four weeks after each term’s graduation date. The survey asks recent graduates about the impact of their Webster experiences as well as their employment status, […]

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