Tag: Webster University School of Communications

Around Webster: Martin with SLSO; Roberts named editor-in-chief; Cuille in French Review; Jensens on Speech and Theatre

Around Webster: Martin with SLSO; Roberts named editor-in-chief; Cuille in French Review; Jensens on Speech and Theatre

| October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news and accomplishments by Webster University community members include: Martin Performs with SLSO Jim Martin, adjunct professor in the Department of Music and conductor of the Webster University Wind Ensemble and Jazz Collective, performed with the Saint Louis  Symphony Orchestra on the “Pirates of the Caribbean 2” concert. Martin plays regularly as a […]

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In the News: Bob Dotson on KSDK; Geraghty-Rather’s WILLOW Project in AP

In the News: Bob Dotson on KSDK; Geraghty-Rather’s WILLOW Project in AP

| October 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Dotson’s Week as Webster Guest Lecturer Featured on KSDK Award-winning NBC reporter Bob Dotson, who spent last week working with Webster University students and delivering a public lecture, was featured on St. Louis NBC affiliate KSDK, a segment with anchor Mike Bush that was filmed on […]

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Strong Showing for Forensic & Debate Team at Season Opener

Strong Showing for Forensic & Debate Team at Season Opener

| October 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Forensic and Debate Team traveled two students to its opening weekend of the 2014-15 season. The team attended the Bob R. Derryberry Memorial Tournament at Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri. Bri Jones, a junior speech communication studies major, placed 6th in programmed oral interpretation. Freshman speech communication studies major Kirby Weber […]

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Ellen Wartella Discusses ‘Food Marketing and the Childhood Obesity Crisis’ Oct. 6

Ellen Wartella Discusses ‘Food Marketing and the Childhood Obesity Crisis’ Oct. 6

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Join the School of Communications on Monday, Oct. 6 from 7 – 8:30 p.m. in the Emerson Library Conference room for the presentation “Food Marketing and the Childhood Obesity Crisis” with Ellen Wartella. Wartella’s presentation will examine the current state of childhood obesity in the U.S., the kinds of foods marketed to children, and their […]

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SOC’s Rockwell Completes Costa Rican Speaking Tour

SOC’s Rockwell Completes Costa Rican Speaking Tour

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Rick Rockwell, associate dean of the School of Communications at Webster University, successfully completed a speaking tour in the Costa Rican capital, San José, during the week of Sept. 22. Among the highlights of the trip, Rockwell served as one of the featured speakers at the First International Congress of the Colegio de Periodistas de […]

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Celebrating Art ‘Like Nowhere Else in Town’: Webster Film Series, Opera Theatre Named ‘Best of St. Louis’

Celebrating Art ‘Like Nowhere Else in Town’: Webster Film Series, Opera Theatre Named ‘Best of St. Louis’

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Add yet more Webster University connections to the “Best of St. Louis” awards. The annual awards by the Riverfront Times, the primary St. Louis alternative weekly, recently called Webster junior and chess grandmaster Wesley So the “Best College Athlete in St. Louis,” In the art and entertainment section of the 2014 “Best of St. Louis” […]

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NBC’s Bob Dotson Returns to Webster Sept. 29 – Oct. 3

NBC’s Bob Dotson Returns to Webster Sept. 29 – Oct. 3

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

The School of Communications is hosting a return visit to Webster University by Bob Dotson, the eight-time Emmy Award-winning NBC Today Show reporter, the week of Sept. 29 – Oct. 3. Dotson will work with students in the production of multimedia news stories, reviewing work in progress and providing feedback. In addition, there are two […]

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McElwee Premieres ‘Electric Pilgrims’ at Public Media Commons Opening

McElwee Premieres ‘Electric Pilgrims’ at Public Media Commons Opening

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Close to one thousand people attended the grand opening of the Public Media Commons in St. Louis’ Grand Center Arts District on Sept. 13. Webster University School of Communications professor Van McElwee premiered his video exhibit, Electric Pilgrims: Everyone Is Everywhere, at the grand opening celebration. The Public Media Commons is a 9,000-square-foot multimedia area […]

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May Gallery Opening, Artist Talk Sept. 19: Alumnus O’Hanlon’s ‘Everloving’

May Gallery Opening, Artist Talk Sept. 19: Alumnus O’Hanlon’s ‘Everloving’

| September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The May Gallery presents a photography exhibit, Oliver O’Hanlon‘s Everloving, which will be on display through Friday, Sept. 26. O’Hanlon, a Webster alumnus who earned his BA in Photography in May 2000, is a commercial photographer based in Geneva, Switzerland. Artist Talk and Opening Reception A talk by O’Hanlon takes place Friday, Sept. 19 at […]

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Alumnus Engineers Garth Brooks Album, Recalls Webster Audio Experience

Alumnus Engineers Garth Brooks Album, Recalls Webster Audio Experience

| September 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

When a major recording artist announces a tour and an album, it’s rare that the audio engineer receives any attention at the press conference. But at a July press conference for country music superstar Garth Brooks, Webster University School of Communications alumnus Matt “Buster” Allen was surprised to hear Brooks say, “We got a young […]

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