Tag: Global Leaders in Residence

Cuban Theatre Duo Coming in February as Global Leaders in Residence

Cuban Theatre Duo Coming in February as Global Leaders in Residence

| January 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

This February, Webster University will welcome Cuba’s most celebrated theater duo – director Flora Lauten and playwright Raquel Carrio – as the College of Arts & Sciences 2015 Global Leaders in Residence. The co-founders of Cuban theater company Teatro Buendia will spend five weeks at Webster’s home campus, sharing their expertise in literary adaptation, translation and production […]

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‘Can Democracy Cure Capitalism?’ Wolff Speaks as Global Leader in Residence April 8

‘Can Democracy Cure Capitalism?’ Wolff Speaks as Global Leader in Residence April 8

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Economist Richard D. Wolff will offer a critique of the United States’ economic system in a lecture titled “Can Democracy Cure Capitalism?” in his visit to Webster University’s home campus as part of the University’s Global Leader in Residence program. The event, at 6 p.m. April 8 in the Winifred Moore Auditorium, is free and open […]

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Video, Snapshots: Ben Cameron, Global Leader in Residence

| March 7, 2013 | 1 Comment

Webster University welcomed its latest Global Leader in Residence this week when Ben Cameron arrived at the home campus as the Global Leader in Residence for the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts. A former theatre professional, frequent public speaker and arts activist, Cameron is Program Director for the Arts of the Doris Duke Charitable […]

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March 4: ‘Arts at the Crossroads’ with Ben Cameron, Global Leader in Residence for Fine Arts

| February 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Join the Webster University community to welcome the next Global Leader in Residence: Ben Cameron, program director for the Arts, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF), will be on campus in March as the Global Leader in Residence in the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts. A former theatre professional, frequent public speaker and arts activist, […]

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Webster GLIR Honored: St. Louis Mayor Proclaims Nov. 8 ‘Yolanda Kakabadse Day’

Webster GLIR Honored: St. Louis Mayor Proclaims Nov. 8 ‘Yolanda Kakabadse Day’

| November 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Walker School’s inaugural Global Leader in Residence Yolanda Kakabadse, president of the  Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) returned to Webster University Nov. 7-8 to check back with the students, faculty, alumni and community members she taught and touched with her message in the Spring. Kakabadse’s first session, “Ideas for One Planet Sustainability” addressed the grand […]

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Global Leader in Residence Yolanda Kakabadse Returns to Webster

Global Leader in Residence Yolanda Kakabadse Returns to Webster

| October 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University and the Office of Corporate Partnerships welcome the return of Yolanda Kakabadse, president of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) International, and inaugural Global Leader in Residence in the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology. Kakabadse’s first visit to the St. Louis campus in April 2012 featured lectures and interaction with Webster […]

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Jonathan Kozol GLIR Event Draws Overflow Audience

Jonathan Kozol GLIR Event Draws Overflow Audience

| September 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Monday night’s lecture by Jonathan Kozol, School of Education 2012 Global Leader in Residence, drew a crowd of close to 1,000 people to the Loretto-Hilton Center on Webster University’s home campus in St. Louis. That audience included representatives from Webster’s metropolitan, military and international campuses around the globe, all of them in St. Louis this week […]

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In the News: Global Leader in Residence Steve James TV Interviews

In the News: Global Leader in Residence Steve James TV Interviews

| April 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Award-winning film director Steve James’ visit as a Webster University Global Leader in Residence received coverage from several local outlets: James was on NBC affiliate KSDK discussing some of his films screened during the weekend: Watch video of his interview here, in which he also discusses the concussion issue in sports. James appeared on Fox […]

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Global Leader in Residence Events Feature Films, Talks by Steve James

Global Leader in Residence Events Feature Films, Talks by Steve James

| April 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Filmmaker Steve James, the second visiting leader in Webster University’s inaugural Global Leader in Residence program, arrived on campus Thursday and kicked off his residency with a talk at the President’s Opening Reception in Webster’s new East Academic Building. James, the director whose career took off with the making of the groundbreaking “Hoop Dreams,” discussed […]

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RSVP for Steve James, Global Leader in Residence, April 26-28

RSVP for Steve James, Global Leader in Residence, April 26-28

| April 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

The next 2012 Global Leader in Residence at Webster University is award-winning filmmaker Steve James, in residency April 26-28 in the School of Communications. James has received an Academy Award, a Peabody Award and a Directors Guild of America Award. He is widely known for his legendary 1995 film Hoop Dreams, which was recently selected […]

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