In the News: Conservatory Praise; Goodarzi on Syria; Baxter on Okla. Board of Education

| September 28, 2011

Webster University Conservatory of the Theatre Arts

The Conservatory's '25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee'

Recent media coverage highlighting Webster University includes:

The Webster University Conservatory of Theatre Arts won multiple awards in the Riverfront Times Best of St. Louis edition. The Conservatory’s production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee won Best Musical of 2011 . Alexis Kinney‘s performance in The Wonderful World of Dissocia also won Best Theatre Surprise of 2011. Alumnus Scott Neale, “whose sets seem to be everywhere,” won Best Scenic Design, while alumnus Ben Nordstrom won Best Swan Song before his move back to New York.

IRIN News again sought the expertise of Jubin Goodarzi, professor of international relations at Webster University in Geneva, for an article outlining the unrest in Syria that has some fearing a civil war.

Fort Sill adjunct faculty member Maj. Gen. Lee Baxter (retired), president of Signal Mountain Associates, a general and defense consulting firm, has been named to the Oklahoma State Board of Education by Gov. Mary Fallin.

Category: Advancement, Faculty, The Arts, Webster in the News

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