Tag: Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts

In Bulgaria, Davis Conducts Pleven Philharmonic

In Bulgaria, Davis Conducts Pleven Philharmonic

| July 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

Paul Davis, associate professor of Music in Webster University’s Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts, is completing a two-week residency working with the Pleven Philharmonic Orchestra of Bulgaria.  The government-sponsored orchestra presents weekly concerts with guest conductors. Davis is part of a diverse group of international conductors presenting two concerts at the end of the […]

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Geneva Students in ‘Innovation and the Arts’ Cluster Visit Renowned Art Basel

Geneva Students in ‘Innovation and the Arts’ Cluster Visit Renowned Art Basel

| June 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

This month Webster University students in Geneva experienced the world’s most important modern and contemporary art fair. On Saturday, June 20, students enrolled in “Current Art” (ARHS 2200) and “Basic Digital Photography” (PHOT 1010) visited Art Basel, which brings together around 300 galleries from all over the world each year, drawing huge crowds of dealers […]

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Snapshot: Opera master class with diction coach Erie Mills

Snapshot: Opera master class with diction coach Erie Mills

| June 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Famed opera star and diction coach Erie Mills led a master class with vocal students from the Department of Music in the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts on Monday. This master class in English diction has become an annual event for Mills, who is in St. Louis each summer as diction coach at Opera […]

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Summer Dance Intensives: Faculty announced, registration still open

Summer Dance Intensives: Faculty announced, registration still open

| June 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Department of Dance will host its annual Summer Dance Intensive July 27-31 and premiere its Junior Summer Dance Intensive July 22-24. Both intensives will be held in the Jean and Wells Hobler Center for Dance on the main campus in Webster Groves, Missouri. The intensives will welcome middle school, high school and college students […]

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In the News: Ghana commencement; Webster ‘seed’ in Ghana; Englis at Shakespeare Festival

In the News: Ghana commencement; Webster ‘seed’ in Ghana; Englis at Shakespeare Festival

| May 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Webster Ghana Commencement in Local News The first-ever commencement ceremony held at Webster University’s campus in Accra, Ghana, was featured in local media outlets, including Modern Ghana, Spy Ghana and 9ija News. Commencement speaker Esther Cobbah, chief executive of Strategic Communications Africa Limited, encouraged the […]

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Sibling Brains: STEAM Workshop with Webster Groves blends art, science approaches to problem-solving

Sibling Brains: STEAM Workshop with Webster Groves blends art, science approaches to problem-solving

| May 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University and the Webster Groves School District are again partnering for a fascinating two-day workshop that brings left and right brain together, immersing St. Louis area teachers, professors and advanced students in hands-on problem solving exercises based on Next Generation Education Standards. Held June 2-3 at Webster Groves High School, STEAM 2015 will blend […]

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New Undergraduate, Graduate Programs Added for Fall 2015

New Undergraduate, Graduate Programs Added for Fall 2015

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

From the latest in biotechnology and new media production to mastering the art of leading organizations through change, Webster University is launching a diverse selection of new programs as it enters its second century. The three undergraduate programs and six graduate degrees, all of which will be available for the Fall 2015 semester, are designed […]

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Excellence in Teaching: 2015 Kemper Award Winners Bauer, Goedereis, Davis, Jensen

Excellence in Teaching: 2015 Kemper Award Winners Bauer, Goedereis, Davis, Jensen

| May 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

The William T. Kemper Award for Excellence in Teaching is awarded each year to two full-time and two part-time faculty members at Webster University who demonstrate teaching at its finest. Nominated and supported by students and colleagues, they are selected by a committee of their peers for their outstanding teaching. The award is funded by […]

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Because We Can: Hunt Gallery exhibit, silent auction to benefit Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network

Because We Can: Hunt Gallery exhibit, silent auction to benefit Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network

| May 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Because We Can, a photography exhibition and silent auction benefiting the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN), will be held Friday, May 15, from 5-9 p.m. at the Cecille R. Hunt Gallery at Webster University. This is a juried exhibition of photos taken with cell phones and other smart devices by multiple artists. Photos on display will […]

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Around Webster: Polimenis on 2008, Borgerding on crises, Hart as judge, McComber on workplace violence

Around Webster: Polimenis on 2008, Borgerding on crises, Hart as judge, McComber on workplace violence

| May 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news and accomplishments for members of the Webster University community include: Polimenis on 2008 Financial Crisis and Asia-Pacific in Journal of Management Analytics Vassilis Polimenis, business faculty member at Webster Vienna, published, “The Global Financial Crisis and its Transmission to Asia-Pacific” in the Journal of Management Analytics (pp. 266-284, 2014). The article studies […]

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