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Webster University Taps International Leadership for Global Positions and Enhanced Responsibilities

Webster University Taps International Leadership for Global Positions and Enhanced Responsibilities

| April 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Peter Maher, a professor and associate dean in the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology, has been named Interim Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs, International Campuses and Initiatives. In this expanded role, he will oversee all international campuses and the growing number of international partnerships. Maher joined Webster in 2004 and became […]

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‘Conversation Hour’ with Peace Educator B. Jeannie Lum April 9

‘Conversation Hour’ with Peace Educator B. Jeannie Lum April 9

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Webster University community is invited to a “Meet & Greet Conversation Hour” with peace educator B. Jeannie Lum on Thursday, April 9, from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Faculty Development Center in Emerson Library. Lum is editor of the Journal of Peace Education, associate professor of Educational Foundations at the University of Hawaii at […]

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Arts and Education Council Workplace Giving Campaign Ends May 8

Arts and Education Council Workplace Giving Campaign Ends May 8

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

The 2015 Arts and Education Council (A&E) Workplace Giving Campaign has begun. Please help us to reach our goal of $3,200 in 2015. The campaign will run through Friday, May 8. The arts are vital to the St. Louis region and help make it a great place to live. For over 50 years, the Arts […]

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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 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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Hubler Returns for Webster University Dance Ensemble April 17-19

Hubler Returns for Webster University Dance Ensemble April 17-19

| April 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts Department of Dance presents the 2015 Webster University Dance Ensemble (WUDE) April 17-19, under the artistic direction of Beckah Reed. This year’s diverse annual concert includes six choreographers who have created original works in ballet, contemporary and aerial dance, with live music and video. This diverse […]

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