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Friends, Colleagues Remember Pete Nicholson

Friends, Colleagues Remember Pete Nicholson

| May 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Friends, Webster colleagues and family gathered May 2 at the Alumni House in remembrance of Pete Nicholson, who passed away April 25. Nicholson retired in November 2012 after working in facilities for more than 33 years. Pete’s work took him throughout the home campus, where he was well known to staff, faculty and students. His […]

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Gorloks Begin Post-Season Journey with SLIAC

Gorloks Begin Post-Season Journey with SLIAC

| May 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

The post-season quest to get back to the NCAA III World Series and compete for a national championship begins for the Webster University baseball team with the 2013 SLIAC Baseball Tournament in Highland, Ill. The 12th-ranked Gorloks take on Fontbonne University in the first round, with the winner of the tournament receiving an automatic bid […]

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Softball Lands Six on SLIAC All-Conference

Softball Lands Six on SLIAC All-Conference

| May 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Webster University women’s softball team had six players named to the 2013 SLIAC All-Conference Teams. Senior Aly Watson (Ft. Zumwalt South HS, Mo.) was a First Team selection for the Gorloks as they also garnered one Second Team honor and four receiving Honorable Mention notice. Watson, a catcher, had an outstanding senior season, batting […]

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Honor Student’s Accomplishments are Truly Extraordinary

| May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

A gifted soprano who excels at opera, Webster University senior Julie McGinnity graduates Saturday, May 11, with a long list of accomplishments to her name. Magna cum laude Not one, but two bachelor‘s degrees: one in music with an emphasis in vocal performance and another in German Departmental honors in both music and international languages […]

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New Honor Society Recognizes Transfer Students

New Honor Society Recognizes Transfer Students

| May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Delta Upsilon chapter of Tau Sigma was officially chartered Sunday, April 28, as a student group on Webster University’s campus and 77 students were inducted as the first members of the society. Tau Sigma is an academic honor society designed to recognize and promote the academic excellence and involvement of transfer students. Transfer students […]

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Library Offers ‘Food for Fines’ May 5-10

Library Offers ‘Food for Fines’ May 5-10

| May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Library offers “Food for Fines” May 5 – 10. The Library will forgive $1 in fines for each food item donated to Operation Food Search, up to $10. Even if you don’t have a fine, the Library will be glad to accept your food donations during this week. The most needed donations […]

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Stiles Publishes with Alumnus on Growing Up Muslim in Other Cultures

Stiles Publishes with Alumnus on Growing Up Muslim in Other Cultures

| May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

School of Education professor Deborah Stiles publishes a book chapter with former Webster University MAT student, Osman Özturgut, now assistant professor of Doctoral Studies at the University of the Incarnate Word, in San Antonio, Texas. Their invited book chapter, “The Personal Aspirations and Cherished Ideals of Muslim Adolescents Living in Norway and Singapore,” was written […]

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Oscar Nominee Marsha Mason ’64 to Be Celebrated By Insight Theatre Company

Oscar Nominee Marsha Mason ’64 to Be Celebrated By Insight Theatre Company

| May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University alumna Marsha Mason ’64, star of stage and screen, nominated for four Academy Awards and one Grammy nomination, and winner of two Golden Globe Awards and one Emmy, will be celebrated in style by Insight Theatre Company on June 9 at the Heagney Theatre at Nerinx Hall in Webster Groves, Mo. A comedienne […]

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May Gallery Opening: ‘Circle of Confusion’ May 10

May Gallery Opening: ‘Circle of Confusion’ May 10

| May 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

The May Gallery exhibit Circle of Confusion opens with a reception Friday, May 10, 5 – 7 p.m. Complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be available. The exhibition will be on view through August 2. This is an invitational show with 14 emerging photographers: Amy Alderson, Erin Anello, Melissa Belenzon, Ryan Duffy, Derek Feldman, Justin […]

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Final Recyclemania Results: Webster reduces, recycles by the thousands

Final Recyclemania Results: Webster reduces, recycles by the thousands

| May 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Congratulations and thanks to Webster students, faculty and staff who recycle year-round. At the conclusion of the Recyclemania Tournament on March 31, Webster University recovered a total of 91,331 pounds of recyclable material, 4,920 pounds of organic material, and 7,520 pounds of electronics. Chief financial officer Greg Gunderson praised Webster’s Recyclemania performance: “Webster’s students live […]

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