Archive for November, 2014

Nov. 19: Geena Rocero, Model and Transgender Advocate, Founder of Gender Proud

Nov. 19: Geena Rocero, Model and Transgender Advocate, Founder of Gender Proud

| November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

The community is invited to a lecture by Geena Rocero, model and transgender advocate, and founder of Gender Proud, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, in the University Center Sunnen Lounge. Born to humble beginnings in Manila, Philippines, Rocero always had big dreams. Growing up, she knew that she was different from her childhood friends. […]

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Conservatory Presents ‘Spring Awakening’ with Special Interactive Engagements

Conservatory Presents ‘Spring Awakening’ with Special Interactive Engagements

| November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University will present the Tony Award–winning musical Spring Awakening Nov. 19-23 in the Browning Mainstage Theatre. Spring Awakening is based on the play by Frank Wedekind, with book and lyrics by Steven Sater and music by Duncan Sheik. Spring Awakening tells the story of 19th-century German teenagers attempting […]

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In the News: Stroble on diverse, inclusive teams; Akande on Ebola; Goedereis on healthy habits

In the News: Stroble on diverse, inclusive teams; Akande on Ebola; Goedereis on healthy habits

| November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Stroble in Business Journal on Building Diverse, Inclusive Teams President Beth Stroble’s column on the importance of building globally diverse and inclusive leadership, “Transforming a region: Globally diverse and inclusive leadership,” which ran in the Sept. 19 edition of the St. Louis Business Journal, is now […]

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Webster Vienna Mentoring Program Kicks Off with 15 Matches

Webster Vienna Mentoring Program Kicks Off with 15 Matches

| November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Vienna Chapter of the Webster Alumni Association and the Career Development Center at Webster Vienna Private University successfully kicked off the Mentoring Program in Vienna at ACCELOR, a renowned Viennese executive coaching and training company that served as the program’s corporate partner and host. Arthur Hirsh, director of Webster Vienna Private University, and Stefano […]

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Faculty Research Grant: Investigating Human Rights Issue of Statelessness

Faculty Research Grant: Investigating Human Rights Issue of Statelessness

| November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

For Lindsey Kingston, assistant professor and director of Webster’s Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies, a Faculty Research Grant means an opportunity to continue the work she began in 2004: investigating how human rights organizations choose the issues for which they advocate and why. Her particular interest was in the issue of statelessness and […]

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Annual Holiday Party Dec. 12, Support Toys for Tots Campaign

Annual Holiday Party Dec. 12, Support Toys for Tots Campaign

| November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

President Beth Stroble and Provost Julian Schuster invite faculty and staff to celebrate the holiday season with good friends and good cheer at the President and Provost’s Holiday Party for Faculty and Staff. This year’s event is Friday, Dec. 12, from 4-6 p.m., in the Edward Jones Commons, East Academic Building. Illuminate the Holidays: 2014 […]

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Jenny Howard Named to Academic All-District Volleyball Team

Jenny Howard Named to Academic All-District Volleyball Team

| November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Senior Webster volleyball player Jenny Howard has been selected for the 2014 Capital One Academic All-District women’s volleyball team. Howard is also in consideration for the Capital One Academic All-America award. Howard has had a distinguished career both on the court and in the classroom for the Gorloks. She holds a 3.76 cumulative grade point […]

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2015 Global Leadership Academy Fellows Announced

2015 Global Leadership Academy Fellows Announced

| November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 2015 Global Leadership Academy fellows have been announced: Robin Assner, associate professor, Art, Design, & Art History Department, Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts Justin Barton, assistant director, First Year Experience Programs Amy Bommarito, Athletics coordinator, Athletics DeLyle Bowen, communications coordinator, Academic Affairs Simone Cummings, associate professor, Management Department, George Herbert Walker School of […]

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Nov. 12: Career Planning & Development Center Open House

Nov. 12: Career Planning & Development Center Open House

| November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Students, faculty and staff are invited to stop by the Career Planning & Development Center (formerly Career Services)  at 568 Garden Avenue for an open house on Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2-4 p.m. Learn about new resources to help connect students with jobs and internships, discuss ideas for collaboration, share your expertise, ask questions and meet […]

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National Distance Learning Week: RSVP for a variety of events Nov. 10-14

National Distance Learning Week: RSVP for a variety of events Nov. 10-14

| November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Online Learning Center will host a wide range of events for students, faculty and staff to celebrate National Distance Learning Week Nov. 10-14, in recognition of our online students and faculty and Webster University’s long history in distance education. Please join us in events we will host throughout the week, as described below. […]

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