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Quinton Ward

Dunham Fellow of the Arts

Quinton Ward was honored as the 8th recipient of the Katherine Dunham Fellowship program in January. This distinguished fellowship is designed to equip young African-Americans with the tools and skills to succeed in the arts administration field ...

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Kat Golden

Alumna Receives National Recognition

Kat Golden, a 2015 graduate from the School of Education’s master’s in Education for Global Sustainability program, was recognized as one of this year’s Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic Grosvenor Teacher Fellows.

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Homecoming and Spirit Weekends

New Format: Homecoming, Spirit Weekends

There's a new plan for Webster University’s traditional Homecoming Weekend, which takes place each fall at the main campus in Webster Groves. On Sept. 28-29, 2018, we will host Reunion Weekend for alumni and friends, including special events for the 50th Reunion Honor Class and private class gatherings for alumni celebrating 5-, 10-, or 25-year reunions. Separately, the first annual Spirit Weekend for students and families will be held Feb. 8-9, 2019.

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Describing experience as a double refugee

'Get Your Bag, We Are Going'

"We lost our friends and homes, but not our brains. We can build a life again." Webster University Geneva student Aya Abdullah described her experience as a refugee from war, twice, with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett 

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Recent News

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Remembering Jim Messmer

July 11, 2018

James “Jim” Messmer, the assistant director of IT Services Management passed away Monday night. He managed the IT Service Desk and also hired and managed many students who worked in the IT call center. He is survived by a wife and two children.

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Simone Cummings, dean of the George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology

In the News: Stroble on Education, Labor; Cummings feature; Essig podcasting

July 11, 2018

President Stroble was quoted in Diverse Issues in Higher Education about how the proposed merger of the federal departments of labor and education could impact college students. ... Dean Simone Cummings is the subject of a feature on Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. ... School of Communications faculty member Jeremy Essig and his new comedy podcast with Tina Dybal was profiled in The Riverfront Times.

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The judges assess the Webster University float in the July 4, 2018 Community Days Parade.

Webster University Receives 'Outstanding' Award in July 4 Parade

July 11, 2018

Webster University's float in the annual Webster Groves Community Days July 4 parade received the "Outstanding" award in the category of Best Theme. Global Marketing and Communications, Community Engagement and Facilities Operations collaborated on the University's representation in this major community event, including constructing a float and organizing staff, alumni, student and family member volunteers to represent Webster during the parade, which drew an estimated 40,000 spectators.

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A fashion show and art exhibit will open in the Gateway Art Museum on July 20.

"Manology II" Fashion Show and Art Exhibit Scheduled at Gateway Art Museum

July 09, 2018

A fashion show that will explore the essence of "manhood" will be the featured event July 20 at the Gateway Art Museum. "Manology II" is the brainchild of local fashion visionary Jacquelyne Craig, founder of BLAQ Séance Productions, and William Humphrey of EYEKON Klothing. It will be accompanied by two art exhibits in the gallery space that will be on display through Aug. 20.

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