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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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Snapshot: Ocel’s master class preps Opera Studio students

Snapshot: Ocel’s master class preps Opera Studio students

| October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tim Ocel, a national-profile director of opera and musicals, presented a master class on Tuesday, Sept. 30, for Webster University Opera Studio students. Ocel is also an adjunct faculty member currently teaching a song study class in the Conservatory of Theatre Arts. In the master class, he worked with students on dramatic intention, textual understanding […]

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Vienna Celebrates Wenkheim Move with Alumni, Students, Faculty, Staff

Vienna Celebrates Wenkheim Move with Alumni, Students, Faculty, Staff

| October 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

Webster University students, alumni, faculty and staff of the Vienna campus celebrated its new home in the Palais Wenkheim with a festive reception on Oct. 1. Campus director Arthur Hirsh delivered an opening speech, noting, “This move is a step into the right direction for the years to come.” The astonished faces of visitors showed […]

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Bird’s Eye View: Chamber Singers Choral Season Kicks Off Oct.10

Bird’s Eye View: Chamber Singers Choral Season Kicks Off Oct.10

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Fresh from a stunningly successful Spring 2014 concert series, the Webster University Chamber Singers, led by Trent Patterson, kick off the new choral season on Friday, Oct. 10. This performance also features the premiere of educator and conductor Emily Pikaard as the new leader of the Webster University Women’s Chorus. An eclectic program of repertoire […]

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Webster Works Worldwide 20 Kicks Off Today

Webster Works Worldwide 20 Kicks Off Today

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster Works Worldwide (WWW) officially kicked off Wednesday, marking the 20th year of this worldwide Webster University event. Webster University students, alumni, faculty and staff devote this day to community service projects in communities that Webster University campuses serve around the globe. Since WWW began in 1995, more than 28,000 volunteers have given more 121,000 […]

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Snapshot: Austrian Society Heuriger Showcases Music from Student, Faculty Harpists

Snapshot: Austrian Society Heuriger Showcases Music from Student, Faculty Harpists

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Austrian Society of St. Louis held its annual Heuriger event on Sunday, Sept. 28 at the H. Sam Priest House on the Webster Groves campus. For the last few years, Webster University has been hosting the annual event that showcases Austrian culture, wine and food, customs, and this year its folk music. A heuriger […]

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Snapshots: Brunch for Webster Vienna Scholarship Students

Snapshots: Brunch for Webster Vienna Scholarship Students

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Webster Vienna community celebrated both new and returning scholarship students today at brunch in their honor. Scholarship coordinator Katherine Price Beuchert, academic director Regina Kecht, and student services coordinator Jesse Alexander spoke at the event, which highlighted the rigorous academic standards and service aspects of scholarships at Webster Vienna. Special recognition was given to […]

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Snapshot: GMC visits Webster Kansas City

Snapshot: GMC visits Webster Kansas City

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Representatives from Global Marketing and Communications (GMC) recently visited the Kansas City campus location to discuss program opportunities and strategies during Webster’s Centennial year. “Kansas City has a really special place in Webster’s history,” said Barbara O’Malley, chief communications officer and working chair for the Centennial. “As our first metro location founded in 1972, Kansas […]

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Snapshots: 2014 Homecoming Reunion & Family Weekend Celebrations Include ’64 Endowed Scholarship

Snapshots: 2014 Homecoming Reunion & Family Weekend Celebrations Include ’64 Endowed Scholarship

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Events commemorating Webster University’s 100th anniversary were interwoven with the 2014 Homecoming Reunion & Family Weekend 2014 Sept. 19-20. One alumnus even traveled from as far as India to attend his 25th Webster University reunion. Vipon Menon is an information technology professional who resides in the city of Bangalore, which is known as the Silicon […]

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Snapshot: Provost Presents to Enrollment Management

Snapshot: Provost Presents to Enrollment Management

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Enrollment Management team had its fall unit meeting Wednesday, including a few guest speakers from around Webster University. Julian Schuster, provost, senior vice president and chief executive officer, presented to the team, emphasizing how important Enrollment Management is to a successful institution, and how important their work is to ensuring student success. “Successful people […]

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