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Around Webster: Smith’s counseling honor; Ambassadors’ CASE awards; Paschke 1st at NATS

Around Webster: Smith’s counseling honor; Ambassadors’ CASE awards; Paschke 1st at NATS

| March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recent professional accomplishments by members of the Webster University community include: Student Ambassadors Win Two CASE ASAP Awards The Webster University Student Ambassadors won two awards at the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education Affiliated Student Advancement Programs (CASE ASAP) District 6 Conference last weekend at the University of Iowa. The organization was […]

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Human Rights Alumni Present Student/Faculty Collaborative Research at ISA Convention

Human Rights Alumni Present Student/Faculty Collaborative Research at ISA Convention

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Alumni Melissa George and Jeanette Guellil traveled to New Orleans last week with professor Lindsey Kingston to present collaborative research at the International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Convention. George and Guellil are both 2014 graduates of Webster University’s undergraduate International Human Rights program in the College of Arts & Sciences. After receiving the Provost’s Student/Faculty […]

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Remembering Clark Terry, Legendary Musician and Educator

Remembering Clark Terry, Legendary Musician and Educator

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University joins the worldwide music community in remembering the life of legendary jazz musician Clark Terry, who died last weekend at age 94. A revered musician and lifelong music educator, he received an honorary Doctor of Music degree from Webster University at the annual commencement ceremony in May 2000. The St. Louis native was […]

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Five Inducted Into Webster Athletics Hall of Fame

Five Inducted Into Webster Athletics Hall of Fame

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

The five newest members of the Webster University Athletics Hall of Fame formally took their places in an induction ceremony on Feb. 21. Jerry Amsler and Kevin Fann (men’s soccer), Alex Raetzloff (baseball), Dana Vahey (soccer, softball, basketball) and Melissa Zwilling (volleyball) were voted to the class of 2015, bringing the total of members in the […]

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Webster Hosts Tymberly Canale, Linas Phillips for Spring Choreography Residency

Webster Hosts Tymberly Canale, Linas Phillips for Spring Choreography Residency

| February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University hosted New York-based choreographer and Webster alumna Tymberly Canale, and Los Angeles actor-writer-director Linas Phillips, for a weeklong residency Wednesday Feb. 11-18, with their piece to be performed in April by students in the Department of Dance of Webster University’s Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts. Canale and Phillips delivered an audition and […]

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Will Carpenter on the Role of Chemical Industry in Chemical Weapons Treaty

Will Carpenter on the Role of Chemical Industry in Chemical Weapons Treaty

| February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University donor and Global Leadership Academy advisory board member will sign copies of his book after his upcoming lecture, “The Significant Role Played by the Chemical Industry in the Realization of the Chemical Weapons Treaty,” Tuesday, March 3, at the St. Louis Science Center. The Webster University community is invited to this event. Please […]

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Webster Communications Faculty, Alumni Contribute to Grammy Winner

Webster Communications Faculty, Alumni Contribute to Grammy Winner

| February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Several Webster University alumni, faculty and friends were part of a Grammy-award winner this year. The Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra won the Grammy for Best Orchestral Performance, recognizing John Adams’ “City Noir,” an album recorded live at Powell Symphony Hall in 2013. Several adjunct faculty members, alumni and associates of the School of Communications, particularly […]

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In the News: Cross on looting behavior; Carter on Webster music; Alum leads STL elections

In the News: Cross on looting behavior; Carter on Webster music; Alum leads STL elections

| February 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Cross on Fox2 about Looters’ Behavior in Ferguson Fox’s St. Louis affiliate Fox2 News has been reviewing footage of looting amid last year’s Ferguson protests, as a way “for law enforcement and criminologists to take a closer look at their behavior.” For the criminology angle, […]

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Webster University Fight Song Contest Now Open

Webster University Fight Song Contest Now Open

| February 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

As part of the year-long Centennial celebration, Webster University is hosting a Fight Song Contest open to Webster University faculty, staff, students and alumni. Celebrating 100 years and counting, the creation of a first-ever Fight Song will represent the mission of our university in the 21st century. We invite you to submit your fight song […]

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Actress Jenifer Lewis ’79 Named Webster University Commencement Speaker

Actress Jenifer Lewis ’79 Named Webster University Commencement Speaker

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Jenifer Lewis ’79, the St. Louis-born actress, singer, community activist and Webster University alumna (BA Theatre Arts, ’79), is adding “commencement speaker” to her repertoire. Lewis will address an estimated 12,000 Webster graduates and guests at the University’s 96th annual commencement ceremonies May 9 at St. Louis’ historic The Muny at Forest Park outdoor amphitheater. […]

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