Archive for February, 2015

Conservatory Presents Powerful Drama ‘Big Love’

Conservatory Presents Powerful Drama ‘Big Love’

| February 6, 2015 | 1 Comment

Join the Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University for its production of Charles Mee’s Big Love, presented Feb. 18-22 and Feb. 25-March 2 in Webster’s Emerson Studio Theatre. Performance times are at 7:30 p.m., and Sundays at 2 p.m. A contemporary adaptation of Aeschylus’ The Suppliant Women, Big Love follows the story of 50 […]

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Forensic & Debate Team Trivia Night Feb. 28

Forensic & Debate Team Trivia Night Feb. 28

| February 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Forensic and Debate Team is sponsoring its annual Trivia Night on Saturday, Feb. 28, in the Edward Jones Commons of the East Academic Building. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and questions will begin at 7 p.m. The event is open to the public. The evening will include 10 rounds of questions, a […]

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Bookstore’s Centennial Shop Offers Centennial Merchandise in Store, Online

Bookstore’s Centennial Shop Offers Centennial Merchandise in Store, Online

| February 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Bookstore has a special Centennial Shop with an assortment of merchandise available for purchase to celebrate Webster’s centennial. Items branded with the Centennial logo — shirts, pennants, keychains, mugs and more — are available both in-store and online. To see the items online, visit this direct link in the online store. In-store […]

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Stratman Named New Director in Rolla

Stratman Named New Director in Rolla

| February 6, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Office of Academic Affairs welcomes Gregory Stratman as director of the Rolla, Missouri, campus. He brings a wealth of experience to the position that includes leadership at all levels of academia. Stratman comes to Webster from Columbia College, where he served as director and oversaw operations that led to revenue growth of 70 percent […]

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Teaching Festival Preview: Showcasing Video Classrooms Feb. 19

Teaching Festival Preview: Showcasing Video Classrooms Feb. 19

| February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

You may have heard about Webster’s new “video classrooms” providing the opportunity to connect students on a growing list of campuses. This year’s Teaching Festival, which runs Feb. 16-20, can help show you how to take advantage of this technology. In the “Showcasing Video Classrooms” session on Feb. 19 at 10 a.m., a panel of […]

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Success, and Next Steps, on Undergraduate Retention

Success, and Next Steps, on Undergraduate Retention

| February 5, 2015 | 1 Comment

At the Webster Groves campus, the latest enrollment report for flat fee undergraduates shows the number of returning undergraduates for Spring semester has surpassed the budgeted figure. A strong push by many individuals helped surpass the goal. Shortly following the registration dates for the next semester, a campus-wide effort begins to reach out and help […]

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New Concur Invoicing Available Beginning Feb. 23

New Concur Invoicing Available Beginning Feb. 23

| February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

With the successful implementation of the Concur Travel and Expense platform, we are now turning our attention to phase two of the implementation process, Concur Invoicing. Automated invoice processing through the Concur system will be active on Feb. 23. Impact on Vendors, Changes to Invoice Processing As we train our University community, vendors providing goods […]

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Call for Proposals: WSA Professional Development Day March 12

Call for Proposals: WSA Professional Development Day March 12

| February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Join your colleagues for a day of new ideas, best practices, inspiration, thoughtful dialogue and professional growth at the Webster Staff Alliance (WSA) Professional Development Day on March 12. Call for Proposals Proposals are due by Friday, Feb. 20. [Note: The Feb. 20 deadline is an extension from the original date.] There is no particular […]

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Chamber Singers ‘Beginnings’ CD Shows Talent, Reflects Growth

Chamber Singers ‘Beginnings’ CD Shows Talent, Reflects Growth

| February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Department of Music has released a new Webster University Chamber Singers promotional CD, Beginnings, featuring a wealth of styles and eras recorded in five different venues, with recorded tracks of the Chamber Singers in performance from the last two academic years. Trent Patterson, director of Choral Studies and Music Education, conceived the CD project […]

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Around Webster: Smith’s Corporate Responsibility Coffee Experiment; Werner’s Play Staged

Around Webster: Smith’s Corporate Responsibility Coffee Experiment; Werner’s Play Staged

| February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recent professional accomplishments by members of the Webster University community include: Smith Paper on Corporate Responsibility in Fortune, Time, Fast Company Can being aligned with a cause customers hold dear make them more forgiving of a company’s mistakes? That’s one of the questions investigated by Dustin Smith, assistant professor in Management in Webster’s George Herbert […]

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