Archive for February, 2015

2015 Teaching Festival Wraps Up: Thank You!

2015 Teaching Festival Wraps Up: Thank You!

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

The 2015 Teaching Festival wrapped up Friday with the Formative Feedback and Writing workshop led by Roshaunda Cade, assistant director of the Academic Resource Center. The week of events and poster presentations focused on the scholarship of teaching and learning as a way to celebrate and share effective and innovative teaching among Webster University faculty. Event […]

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In the News: Stroble on Luhr move; Chess team workout; Thailand-Calcutta MOU

In the News: Stroble on Luhr move; Chess team workout; Thailand-Calcutta MOU

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Stroble in Post-Dispatch on Luhr Building With Webster University this month officially moving into the Luhr Building it purchased five years ago from Eden Seminary, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch interviewed Webster and Eden Seminary presidents Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble and David Greenhaw on the journey […]

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MCISA Presents ‘Manifest Your Destiny’ with Hill Harper Feb. 23

MCISA Presents ‘Manifest Your Destiny’ with Hill Harper Feb. 23

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Multicultural Center and International Student Affairs (MCISA) present “Manifest Your Destiny” with keynote speaker Hill Harper. The lecture will be held Monday, Feb. 23, in the Loretto-Hilton Center on the home campus from 6:30-9 p.m. Doors will open at 5 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Humanitarian, philanthropist, author, […]

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Webster Hosts Tymberly Canale, Linas Phillips for Spring Choreography Residency

Webster Hosts Tymberly Canale, Linas Phillips for Spring Choreography Residency

| February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University hosted New York-based choreographer and Webster alumna Tymberly Canale, and Los Angeles actor-writer-director Linas Phillips, for a weeklong residency Wednesday Feb. 11-18, with their piece to be performed in April by students in the Department of Dance of Webster University’s Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts. Canale and Phillips delivered an audition and […]

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Will Carpenter on the Role of Chemical Industry in Chemical Weapons Treaty

Will Carpenter on the Role of Chemical Industry in Chemical Weapons Treaty

| February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University donor and Global Leadership Academy advisory board member will sign copies of his book after his upcoming lecture, “The Significant Role Played by the Chemical Industry in the Realization of the Chemical Weapons Treaty,” Tuesday, March 3, at the St. Louis Science Center. The Webster University community is invited to this event. Please […]

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Springfest 2015 Feature Grammy Winners A Great Big World

Springfest 2015 Feature Grammy Winners A Great Big World

| February 19, 2015 | 3 Comments

Webster University Campus Activities is bringing 2015 Grammy Award-winning duo A Great Big World for the Springfest concert on Saturday, April 18, in the Grant Gym on Webster’s home campus in Webster Groves. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m., the show will begin at 7:30 p.m. A Great Big World won a Grammy on Feb. […]

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Cornell Professor Emeritus Presents Historic Preservation Lecture Feb. 25

Cornell Professor Emeritus Presents Historic Preservation Lecture Feb. 25

| February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

  “American Vernacular Buildings and Interiors, 1870–1960,” will be the topic of the Spring 2015 Webster Groves Historic Preservation Lecture, presented by Herbert Gottfried, professor emeritus of Cornell University. The lecture will be presented Wednesday, Feb. 25, at 6 p.m. in Webster University’s Winifred Moore Auditorium. Gottfried will review the American vernacular building types, their […]

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New Scholarship Established for Community College Part-Time Transfer Students

New Scholarship Established for Community College Part-Time Transfer Students

| February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Community college students planning on transferring to Webster University could qualify for up to $4,000 in scholarships. The scholarships are available to students enrolling at Webster University’s Gateway, Westport, WingHaven or home campuses in the 2015 Spring II, Summer, Fall I or Fall II terms. “Understanding that cost is a factor leading many students to […]

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RHA Students, Programs Win Awards at Regional Conference

RHA Students, Programs Win Awards at Regional Conference

| February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Members of Webster University’s Residential Housing Association (RHA) returned as winners from NoFrills 2015, the regional student leadership in housing conference at the University of Iowa, held Feb. 12-15. The annual conference is part of the Midwest Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls (MACURH.) Webster RHA’s four regional award bids were selected out of […]

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Annual Young Composers Competition Winners, Events March 20-21

Annual Young Composers Competition Winners, Events March 20-21

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Six young composers, ranging in age from 15 to 20, were named the winners of the 11th Annual Young Composers Competition. They were among the dozens of young composers from 13 states who submitted compelling works for consideration in this competition. The event is hosted by Webster University’s Community Music School (CMS) and sponsored by […]

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