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Sounds of Success: Audio Program Celebrates 25 Years

Sounds of Success: Audio Program Celebrates 25 Years

| April 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Loud sounds, glaringly bright red doors, a leopard skin lamp and a Spinal Tap action figure are just a few of the signs that the audio labs at Webster University’s School of Communications offer a slightly different learning experience from what you’d find in the more traditional classrooms down the hall. “We’ve worked really hard […]

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I-Fest Celebrates ‘Rhythms of the World’: International Diversity Showcase April 17

I-Fest Celebrates ‘Rhythms of the World’: International Diversity Showcase April 17

| April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Multicultural Center and International Student Affairs (MCISA) invite the Webster community to join them Friday, April 17, from 4:30-7:30 p.m. in the University Center’s Grant Gymnasium for the annual Webster University International Festival (I-Fest.) Each year, I-Fest celebrates and showcases the international diversity of Webster University, providing Webster University international students an opportunity to […]

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Webster University Chess Team Wins Third Consecutive National Championship

Webster University Chess Team Wins Third Consecutive National Championship

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s chess team won its third straight College Chess Final Four championship over the weekend. The championship team is now undefeated in all college chess matches for three years in a row. The win also set a new record for Coach Susan Polgar. This is the first time that a coach has headed five […]

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Students Prepare Baroque Banquet for Guests with Vienna Visiting Professor

Students Prepare Baroque Banquet for Guests with Vienna Visiting Professor

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The atrium of the Palais Wenkheim was the site of a special Baroque Banquet that drew journalists and academics from other institutions to Webster University Vienna on March 24. The inspiration for the event was food historian and author Ken Albala, Webster Vienna’s Elizabeth Chopin Visiting Professor 2015, who taught one week of a four-week […]

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City, University Pave Way for Interdisciplinary Science Building in Webster Groves

City, University Pave Way for Interdisciplinary Science Building in Webster Groves

| March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University and the City of Webster Groves reached an agreement this month on the City’s construction and Webster University’s cost of a left turn lane for southbound Edgar Road at Garden Avenue. The left turn lane is a City of Webster Groves condition in order for the University to expand its parking garage and […]

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WSA Professional Development Day: Highlights, recordings and keynote words

WSA Professional Development Day: Highlights, recordings and keynote words

| March 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Webster Staff Alliance annual Professional Development Day on Thursday, March 12, was a hit for attendees in person at the home campus in Webster Groves and those from other campuses who viewed several sessions via Webex. Sessions were offered in the morning and again in the afternoon on topics such as: communications, stress relief, […]

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Students Conclude Global Leadership Summit with Six Student Initiatives to Enhance Strategic Plan

Students Conclude Global Leadership Summit with Six Student Initiatives to Enhance Strategic Plan

| March 16, 2015

As a signature event of Webster University’s Centennial Celebration, 29 student leaders throughout Webster’s worldwide campus network gathered on the home campus in St. Louis, March 10-13, to discuss leadership and advocacy and assist the University in achieving the new strategic plan. During their short but action-packed time together, the student leaders experienced and accomplished a […]

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‘Women of Color’ Panel Draws Local Community, Leaders to Webster

‘Women of Color’ Panel Draws Local Community, Leaders to Webster

| March 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

As part of the several events surrounding Black History Month, Webster’s Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement hosted the panel discussion “Conversations on Rethinking Possible…Women of Color Leading the Way” on Feb. 18 in the East Academic Building. Nicole Roach, associate vice president of Diversity Inclusion & Community Engagement, served as moderator for the […]

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Former Loretto Sister, Webster Instructor Recounts Experience at March on Selma in 1965

Former Loretto Sister, Webster Instructor Recounts Experience at March on Selma in 1965

| March 5, 2015 | 3 Comments

It was 50 years ago this March when the nation watched as a protest march for African American voting rights in Alabama turned violent. The event known as “Bloody Sunday” took place on March 7, 1965, when 600 people assembled in Selma to march to Montgomery and were blocked by state troopers. Officers shot teargas […]

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Applied Educational Psychology Program Researches Response to Ferguson in the Classroom

Applied Educational Psychology Program Researches Response to Ferguson in the Classroom

| March 3, 2015 | 3 Comments

Media outlets from around the world descended on Ferguson in 2014 covering the aftermath of the Michael Brown shooting and putting St. Louis in a global spotlight. News stories focused on the facts and rumors of the case, the effect on businesses, racial history of the area, civil rights and the response of law enforcement. […]

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