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Webster alumnus Drew Jordan won a Pulitzer Prize as part of the New York Times' Visual Investigation Team

Pulitzer Prize

School of Communications alumnus Drew Jordan won a Pulitzer Prize this month as part of the New York Times' Visual Investigation Team, which analyzed multiple sources that captured Russian planes bombing hospitals and civilians in Syria.

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Steven Doty and his service dog Filos

Service Dog

Webster alumnus, current employee and Air Force Veteran Master Sgt. Steven Doty is raising awareness of PTSD in veterans by sharing his story about how he met his best friend and service dog, Filos.

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Webster University

On the Front Lines

Webster University is offering free use of North Hall to doctors and nurses who are on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic and who need to live closer to Mercy South Hospital.

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Four nurse anesthesia students visited Guatemala in February to volunteer at a medical clinic

Guatemala Volunteers

Four 3rd-year Nurse Anesthesia students spent a week in San Raymundo, Guatemala in February as part of a medical mission trip with Refuge International.

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Recent News

Zoom

Webster University Signs Agreement For Institutional License with Zoom

July 15, 2020

Webster University is excited to announce to have signed an agreement for an institutional license with Zoom to become the university’s primary web conferencing solution. Recommended by a sub-committee of the CIO Council with a focus on teaching and learning, Zoom was selected for the anticipated benefits for our student, faculty and staff community.

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Webster Speaks

Webster Speaks Series: View episode 1, join July 22 for next discussion on race, equity and inclusion

July 15, 2020

More than 140 Webster students, alumni and community members logged on WebEx July 8 to see the premiere episode of Webster Speaks: Dialogues on Race, Equity and Inclusion. The new virtual speaker series featured guest Donald M. Suggs, publisher and president of the St. Louis American, engaging in a wide-ranging discussion with Vincent C. Flewellen, Webster’s Chief Diversity Officer. Regional recruiting coordinator Earl McCoy, Jr. served as the moderator, fielding audience questions. The next live episode will be at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 22, and feature two guests: The Hon. Ella Jones, the first African American and first female mayor of Ferguson, Missouri, and Michael McMillan, chairman of the Urban League of Greater St. Louis.

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library

Emerson Library to Reopen Aug. 17 with Safety Changes

July 13, 2020

The Library is looking forward to reopening on Monday, Aug. 17 for Webster University and Eden Theological Seminary students, faculty, staff and alumni. Please see the Library website for scheduled hours. Upon reopen, users will be able to browse and check out library materials, request and pick up items, and use computers and study spaces. In order to facilitate social distancing, furniture and computer seating have been rearranged, allowing more space.

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Whitlock

Conservatory Welcomes New Stage Management Faculty Member

July 13, 2020

The Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University is proud to welcome Evangeline Rose Whitlock as assistant professor of stage management. Whitlock's impressive artistic trajectory and innovative teaching philosophy uniquely qualify her to lead the BFA program in Stage Management. Prior to her appointment at Webster, Whitlock lived and worked in New York City and was the visiting assistant arts professor of stage management at New York University. She has also taught and mentored student stage managers at Adelphi University, Brooklyn College, and Baylor University.

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