Archive for November, 2014

Last Week for Annual Benefits Enrollment; Choose by Nov. 23

Last Week for Annual Benefits Enrollment; Choose by Nov. 23

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Benefits enrollment ends Sunday, Nov. 23.  Since the benefits enrollment started last Monday, nearly 40 percent of benefit eligible employees have already enrolled and over 50 percent have accessed their online enrollment. For benefits-eligible employees yet to enroll, you will need to make an active choice by Nov. 23 on most benefits to elect or […]

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DWS Dinner Celebrates University Donors, Honors Visionary Award Recipients

DWS Dinner Celebrates University Donors, Honors Visionary Award Recipients

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University leaders welcomed 225 of the University’s largest donors for the annual Daniel Webster Society (DWS) dinner at the Chase Park Plaza’s Khorassan Room on Nov. 5. President Beth Stroble presented both charter DWS member Jean Hobler and longtime DWS members Jane BA’69 and Bruce Robert with 2014 Visionary Awards. Todd Kohlbecker, president of […]

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Snapshots: Orlando Commencement Welcomes Alumna, 1st Female Police Chief

Snapshots: Orlando Commencement Welcomes Alumna, 1st Female Police Chief

| November 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

More than 2,000 family members and friends gathered to celebrate graduates of Webster University’s Orlando, Florida, campus location on Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Linda Chapin Theater in Orlando. The keynote of Webster Orlando’s 24th annual commencement ceremony was an address by Webster alumna Val Demings, former chief of the Orlando Police Department – and […]

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Around Webster: A&S trio on learning communities; Houk’s Williams play; Stiles on Ed Psychology; Eliceiri on religious literacy; Martin on instructional tech

Around Webster: A&S trio on learning communities; Houk’s Williams play; Stiles on Ed Psychology; Eliceiri on religious literacy; Martin on instructional tech

| November 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news and accomplishments by Webster University community members include: Houk Artistic Director for Tennessee Williams Revival Carolyn Houk, School of Communications adjunct faculty member and former Conservatory of Theatre Arts student, is the artistic director for the St. Louis theatrical debut of “Stairs to the Roof,” one of St. Louis native Tennessee Williams’ […]

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Geneva Photography, Media Students Capture Museomix’s 1st Event in Switzerland

Geneva Photography, Media Students Capture Museomix’s 1st Event in Switzerland

| November 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

Webster University Geneva students in the Photography Program and the Media Department recently had a unique opportunity to play a part in expanding how museums and the community interact. The students in School of Communications programs spent three days documenting Museomix for its first event in Switzerland. Museomix encourages visitors to see museums and their […]

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Around Webster: Vonnegut’s Women of Justice Award; Williams in ‘Drawing Autism’; W. Carpenter Biography

Around Webster: Vonnegut’s Women of Justice Award; Williams in ‘Drawing Autism’; W. Carpenter Biography

| November 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news and accomplishments by Webster University community members include: Fort Bragg’s Vonnegut Receives Women of Justice Award Webster Fort Bragg faculty member Wendy Vonnegut has been selected to receive a North Carolina Lawyers Weekly’s 2014 Women of Justice Award. The award recognizes women across the state who have demonstrated leadership, integrity, service, sacrifice […]

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Theatre Studies & Dramaturgy Presentation: ‘A Soup of Bias’ Nov. 14

Theatre Studies & Dramaturgy Presentation: ‘A Soup of Bias’ Nov. 14

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Theatre Studies & Dramaturgy Program in Webster University’s Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts presents “A Soup of Bias” on Friday, Nov. 14 from 7-8 p.m. in Sverdrup 123. The presentation will feature excerpts from Anna Deavere Smith’s Fires in the Mirror and Twilight Los Angeles. Before Ferguson, there were the Rodney King riots […]

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Webster Ranked Among Best Colleges for Veterans for Third Consecutive Year

Webster Ranked Among Best Colleges for Veterans for Third Consecutive Year

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

For the third year in a row, Webster University is included in the Military Times “Best for Vets: Colleges” rankings. This distinction recognizes and rewards schools for its commitment to providing opportunities to America’s veterans. The rankings factored in service member enrollment, percentage of tuition covered by the GI Bill and availability of specific programs […]

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Admission, Study Abroad Staff Showcased at Regional NAFSA Conference

Admission, Study Abroad Staff Showcased at Regional NAFSA Conference

| November 12, 2014 | 1 Comment

Webster University representatives participated in the annual NAFSA Association of International Educators Region IV Conference, held the week of Nov. 27 in St. Paul, Minnesota. NAFSA Region IV is one of NAFSA’s 11 geographic regions and includes Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota and South Dakota. University representatives from the Office of Admission and Office of […]

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Webster Vienna Model UN: Diverse student body organizes international event

Webster Vienna Model UN: Diverse student body organizes international event

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster Vienna Private University hosted its first Model United Nations conference, WebMUN, Oct. 18-21 providing students  opportunities to organize a major event, model the roles of political, diplomatic, business and non-governmental leaders in international relations, and cover it all from a global news media point of view. The conference was months in the making, created […]

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