Archive for April, 2015

Luhr Building Reopens, Continuing Webster-Eden Partnership

Luhr Building Reopens, Continuing Webster-Eden Partnership

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Luhr Building in Webster Groves has reopened. After being empty since 2010, the building is the new home to Webster University’s Information Technology department and the Susan Polgar Institute for Chess Excellence (SPICE), which hosts the University’s national-champion chess team. Both IT and SPICE moved into the building this spring. A formal re-opening event […]

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Interdisciplinary Science Building Plans Move Forward

Interdisciplinary Science Building Plans Move Forward

| April 7, 2015 | 2 Comments

To the Webster University community: Monday evening, Webster University submitted plans for the Interdisciplinary Science Building to the Plan Commission of the City of Webster Groves. Mara Perry, director of Planning & Development, presented the plans, and the presentation was positive. Commission members had some questions relating to the parking, the progress of the left […]

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‘Under the Radar’ Gathers International New Media Producers, Scholars in Vienna

‘Under the Radar’ Gathers International New Media Producers, Scholars in Vienna

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster Vienna was once again an international hub for new media art and film as the Media Communications department held its fifth annual international symposium, “Under-the-Radar,” March 6-8. Organized by faculty member Holger Lang, the conference is designed for researchers, artists, students, independent filmmakers, scholars, newcomers and anyone who enjoys working at the verges of […]

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2015 Commencement: Staff, Faculty Bus Schedule May 8-9

2015 Commencement: Staff, Faculty Bus Schedule May 8-9

| April 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s 96th Commencement ceremonies take place on May 9, in St. Louis at the historic outdoor amphitheater, The Muny in Forest Park. As a reminder, the 2015 Commencement All Staff Meeting will be held on Monday, May 4 at 1:30 p.m. in the Winifred Moore Auditorium. Commencement Rehearsal  – Friday, May 8 There will […]

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9th Annual Undergrad Philosophy Conference: ‘Minimizing Marriage’ April 18

9th Annual Undergrad Philosophy Conference: ‘Minimizing Marriage’ April 18

| April 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Philosophy Club will hold its 9th annual undergraduate philosophy conference Saturday, April 18, at the home campus in Webster Groves. The conference theme, “Minimizing Marriage,” comes from the book by keynote speaker, Elizabeth Brake of Arizona State University. All undergraduate students and admirers of philosophy are invited to attend. Following a day of paper […]

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Sustainability Conference 2015: ‘Strange Connections,’ from garden to globe

Sustainability Conference 2015: ‘Strange Connections,’ from garden to globe

| April 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

It began with discussion of sustainability on a local level — topics like zero net energy home construction and urban gardens — and finished with a vision for how the planet can thrive in a century where a consumptive global middle class is set to balloon: Webster University’s 2015 Sustainability Conference was indeed all about […]

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Webster Chamber Singers to Perform at Pulitzer Arts Space Re-opening May 1

Webster Chamber Singers to Perform at Pulitzer Arts Space Re-opening May 1

| April 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Members of the Webster University Chamber Singers are slated to perform at the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts exhibit space re-opening on Friday, May 1. The group will sing a new choral work that has been commissioned for the the grand re-opening. After researching St. Louis area universities, composer David Lang reached out to Trent […]

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Webster Orlando Counseling Instructor Impacts Lives across Americas

Webster Orlando Counseling Instructor Impacts Lives across Americas

| April 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Longtime Webster University adjunct faculty member Lynne Nasrallah is known around the Webster University Orlando campus for her dedication to her students in the Counseling program. But academics isn’t the only area where she impacts lives year after year. Since 2000 — a year after she began teaching at Webster — “Dr. Lynne” has been […]

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Around Webster: Guterman talk April 10; Jackson lighting award; Neal on CCME

Around Webster: Guterman talk April 10; Jackson lighting award; Neal on CCME

| April 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news and accomplishments for members of the Webster University community include: Jackson Wins L.A. Lighting Design Award Seth Jackson, assistant professor and head of Concert Design for the Conservatory of Theatre Arts in the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts, won a BroadwayWorld Los Angeles 2014 award for Best Lighting Design (Local Production). The […]

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April 6-10: Celebrate NCAA III Student-Athlete Week, Soles4Souls Shoe Drive

April 6-10: Celebrate NCAA III Student-Athlete Week, Soles4Souls Shoe Drive

| April 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

April 6-10 is NCAA III Student-Athlete Week, a chance for students, faculty, and staff to join in the celebration of Webster’s student-athletes, who work hard and sacrifice to represent the University, and gain a greater appreciation of NCAA III Athletics. The Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) for Webster University Athletics has worked hard to plan […]

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