Archive for January, 2015

Reflective Teaching Community Meeting Feb. 6: Creating Experiential Lessons

Reflective Teaching Community Meeting Feb. 6: Creating Experiential Lessons

| January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Are you interested in providing learning opportunities for your students outside of the classroom? Are you looking for ways to bring “the real world” into your students’ learning experiences? Do you want to help transform your students’ beliefs about learning and their own capabilities? Come join the Reflective Teaching Community for its first meeting of […]

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Spread the Word: Freshman Preview Day Feb. 16

Spread the Word: Freshman Preview Day Feb. 16

| January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The time has come again to let high school seniors, neighbors, friends and other prospective students know about the upcoming Freshman Preview Day on Feb. 16. This is an excellent chance to learn about Webster University and explore what college is all about! The best way to learn if a school is the right fit […]

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$1 Million Donation Creates Endowed Professorship in Biological Sciences

$1 Million Donation Creates Endowed Professorship in Biological Sciences

| January 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

Larry and Jinny Browning have donated $1 million to Webster University to establish the Laurance L. Browning, Jr. Endowed Professorship in Biological Sciences in the College of Arts & Sciences. The person hired for that new position will be tasked with elevating the study of biology in the community. “This gift is an important step […]

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Unpacking Study Abroad: Career Skills Workshop Jan. 29

Unpacking Study Abroad: Career Skills Workshop Jan. 29

| January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The offices of Study Abroad and Career Planning & Development presents “Unpacking Study Abroad: Career Skills Workshop,” a workshop designed  for students that have recently studied abroad. Join us Thursday, Jan. 29, 4-5:30 p.m. in the University Center Sunnen Lounge. Students will learn how to identify and market the skills they developed while studying abroad. […]

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Mark Your Calendar: 2015 Teaching Festival Feb. 16-20

Mark Your Calendar: 2015 Teaching Festival Feb. 16-20

| January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Faculty Development Center, in partnership with the Online Learning Center, Emerson Library, and the Writing Center, is proud to present the Webster University Teaching Festival, an occasion to celebrate and share effective and innovative teaching of Webster University faculty. A variety of events related to the scholarship of teaching and learning will be […]

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Walker Edge: Business, Finance, & Accounting Industry Insight Night Jan. 29

Walker Edge: Business, Finance, & Accounting Industry Insight Night Jan. 29

| January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Industry Insight Nights presented by Walker EDGE provide opportunities for students to speak and interact with industry professionals and representatives from different St. Louis area companies and organizations. Join us this academic year for the events below to gain valuable insight, advice and perspective on careers in the areas of computer science and mathematics; accounting and […]

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Snapshots: Biology, Math/Computer Science, Audio represent Webster at local STEM Extravaganza

Snapshots: Biology, Math/Computer Science, Audio represent Webster at local STEM Extravaganza

| January 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

Webster University was well represented at the 2015 STEM Extravaganza at Hazelwood Central High School last weekend by representatives from the departments of Audio Production Audio Aesthetics & Technology (led by department chair Barry Hufker), Math and Computer Science (John Aleshunas) and Biological Sciences (Victoria Brown-Kennerly and Stephanie Schroeder). The event drew approximately 1,000 K-12 […]

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Walker Speaker Series Jan. 28: Chuck Feltz, Todd Schnuck on ‘Ensuring Relevancy’

Walker Speaker Series Jan. 28: Chuck Feltz, Todd Schnuck on ‘Ensuring Relevancy’

| January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The next Walker Speaker Series event will feature Chuck Feltz, senior partner and president of Global Products Group for Korn Ferry, and Todd Schnuck, Schnucks chairman and CEO, on the topic of “Ensuring Relevancy.” Join us Wednesday, Jan. 28, as Feltz and Schnuck share their leadership experiences and offer insights on how organizations can remain […]

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Upcoming IT Town Halls: Learn, ask questions about global IT initiatives

Upcoming IT Town Halls: Learn, ask questions about global IT initiatives

| January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Information Technology will hold several town hall sessions on the Webster’s current technology initiatives. These initiatives align with the University’s Strategic Plan, enable a higher level of productivity and begin a path toward technology standardization on a global level. We invite everyone to come and hear about these initiatives and ask questions. Topics will include: […]

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Abolition in German Missouri, Niche Blogging, Art and the City: Faculty ‘Talks of the Century’ Feb. 2

Abolition in German Missouri, Niche Blogging, Art and the City: Faculty ‘Talks of the Century’ Feb. 2

| January 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

The next Centennial Faculty Talks of the Century will be Monday, Feb. 2, from 7-8:30 p.m., featuring Webster University faculty members Brad Loudenback, Julia Griffey and Kristen Anderson. Hosted in the Library Conference Room, the three faculty members will present their talks in separate 25-minute segments with post-talk discussion. Brad Loudenback: ‘Collages of Central and Eastern European […]

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