Tag: Contemporary Conversations

Contemporary Conversations: Edward Jones Managing Partner Jim Weddle April 14

Contemporary Conversations: Edward Jones Managing Partner Jim Weddle April 14

| March 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

President Elizabeth J. (Beth) Stroble and Provost Julian Schuster invite the Webster University community to a talk by Edward Jones managing partner Jim Weddle, the third speaker in the Contemporary Conversations for a Connected World series for the 2014-15 academic year. Weddle, who is also a Webster Board of Trustees member, will speak on “Creating an […]

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Contemporary Conversations March 31: Stanley Silverman, ‘Why Leadership Matters and Why Many Leaders Fail’

Contemporary Conversations March 31: Stanley Silverman, ‘Why Leadership Matters and Why Many Leaders Fail’

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble will host Stanley B. Silverman as the next speaker in the Contemporary Conversations for a Connected World Speaker Series. Join the community on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, in East Academic Building Room 253/262 at 5:30 p.m. as Silverman speaks on “Why Leadership Matters and Why Many Leaders Fail.” […]

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Constance Morella on the Marshall Plan, OECD Today: ‘Connections are important’

Constance Morella on the Marshall Plan, OECD Today: ‘Connections are important’

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ambassador Constance A. Morella delivered a speech as part of the Contemporary Conversations for a Connected World Speaker series Tuesday night at Webster University. During her presentation, she discussed her role as ambassador to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and why she believes the 66-year-old organization is still relevant in today’s world. […]

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Contemporary Conversations: Ambassador Connie Morella Oct. 14

Contemporary Conversations: Ambassador Connie Morella Oct. 14

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

President Beth Stroble and Provost Julian Schuster invite the Webster University community to a talk by Ambassador Constance A. (Connie) Morella, the first speaker in the Contemporary Conversations for a Connected World series for the 2014-15 academic year. Ambassador Morella will speak on “OECD Offspring of the Marshall Plan: the Gift that Keeps on Giving,” on […]

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Commencement Week: Join Events with Honorary Degree Recipient Kondo May 7, 13

Commencement Week: Join Events with Honorary Degree Recipient Kondo May 7, 13

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

As announced in February, Koko Tanimoto Kondo, one of the youngest Hiroshima A-bomb survivors and an internationally recognized peace advocate, will be Webster University’s 2014 Commencement speaker and receive an honorary doctorate from the University. Webster University professor Roy Tamashiro nominated Kondo as commencement speaker, noting her life message of peace and reconciliation that provides […]

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Contemporary Conversations: Maj. Gen. Barbara Faulkenberry, Leadership, Service and Global Air Mobility

Contemporary Conversations: Maj. Gen. Barbara Faulkenberry, Leadership, Service and Global Air Mobility

| March 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Maj. Gen. Barbara J. Faulkenberry will visit Webster University’s home campus in Webster Groves on April 15 to share insights into her leadership journey and career in the military. Faulkenberry’s talk, “Leadership, Service and Global Air Mobility,” is part of the Webster University speaker series, Contemporary Conversations for a Connected World. Since entering the U.S. […]

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Contemporary Conversations March 4: ‘The Role of the Chemical Industry in the Destruction of Chemical Weapons’

Contemporary Conversations March 4: ‘The Role of the Chemical Industry in the Destruction of Chemical Weapons’

| February 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

President Beth Stroble and Provost Julian Schuster invite the Webster University community to a talk by Dr. Will D. Carpenter, retired vice president and general manager of the New Products Division of Monsanto Company. Carpenter will present “The Role of the Chemical Industry in the Destruction of Chemical Weapons” at Webster University on Tuesday, March 4, […]

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Video, Snapshots: David Washington ’02 on ‘Life is a Choice’

| December 10, 2012 | 1 Comment

“No one is coming to save you. But the good news is you can save yourself.” That was the perspective of Webster University alumnus David Washington (MBA ’02),  who was on campus Dec. 5 to talk about his inspiring journey from poverty to becoming a U.S. Army veteran and founder of his own business and […]

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Contemporary Conversations Dec. 5: David Washington ’02, ‘Life is a Choice’ Author

| November 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Updated Dec. 4, 11:05 a.m. Please note: The event location has been changed from the East Academic Building – Edward Jones Commons to East Academic Building Rooms 253/262. * * * Webster University President Beth Stroble, and Provost and Senior Vice President Julian Schuster, invite the community to a Dec. 5 talk by Webster alumnus David […]

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Video: Suzanne Sitherwood, Laclede CEO, on Energy Industry

Video: Suzanne Sitherwood, Laclede CEO, on Energy Industry

| November 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University President Beth Stroble and Provost Julian Schuster welcomed Suzanne Sitherwood, president and chief executive officer of The Laclede Group, Inc. to Webster’s home campus on Tuesday, Oct. 30. A reception was followed by Sitherwood’s talk, “The Path Forward: The Future of Natural Gas,” as part of the Webster University Presents: Contemporary Conversations for […]

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