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Shirley LeFlore is one of two Webster alumni selected as St. Louis' poet laureate

Poet Laureates

Artists Shirley LeFlore ‘76 and Jane Ellen Ibur ’73 were appointed as St. Louis’ poet laureate. LeFlore was sworn in at a City Hall ceremony in early November and will serve until April. Ibur will then take over and serve a two-year term. 

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All-Academic  Honors

The St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) named 25 Webster University honorees to the 2018 Fall All-Academic Team. Gorlok athletes from the volleyball, soccer and cross country teams were given honors.

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Laurel Kratz

Forensics Team Earns 13 Awards

The team’s 13 awards include a third-place team sweepstakes award and two individual sweepstakes awards, along with three individual event championships.

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The WILLOW Food Pantry in Webster Hall

WILLOW Food Pantry

Donations are now being accepted for the WILLOW Food Pantry in Webster Hall. The pantry was created to address a national problem -  36 percent of college students in the U.S. face food scarcity issues.

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Recent News

Webster University President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble

In the News: Stroble on Ghana; Nurse Anesthesia student; Rothenbuhler and Starkey

December 07, 2018

President Beth Stroble discusses her recent Ghana campus and global strategy with Don Marsh for "St. Louis On the Air" today at noon. ... Nurse Anesthesia student India Johnson's interview by FOX 2/KPLR 11 reporter Shirley Washington about a homeless outreach program will air Saturday at 7 p.m. on Channel 11 and be posted online Monday. ... Eric Rothenbuhler and Jennifer Starkey were in Joe Holleman's column after they were named president and vice president, respectively, of the St. Louis Media History Foundation.

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Webster Green Move Out

Sustainability to Collect Donations in Green Move Out Week

December 07, 2018

Did you know the Move Out process result in nearly 20,000 lbs. of trash going to the landfill each year? Moving out of dorms and apartments for the summer can be hectic, but the Webster University Sustainability Office is here to provide opportunities to green the process! In order to collect reusable items and unwanted electronics for recycling, blue rolling bins will be in the lobbies of East & West Hall, in the WVA Clubhouse and at the north entrance of Marletto’s for faculty and staff access from Monday, Dec. 17-Dec. 21.

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Bruce Umbaugh

News Around Webster: Umbaugh, Groeneman, Carpenter '18, Bendiremed

December 06, 2018

Bruce Umbaugh has been elected to the Executive Council of the Association for General and Liberal Studies (AGLS). ... Ryan Groeneman had a paper published in the Royal Society of Chemistry journal CrystEngComm, with Dontrell Carpenter '18 as a co-author. ... Leila Bendiremed, a graduate student at the Vienna campus, published an article in Defense IQ on the strategy behind Belgium's decision to purchase F-35 fighters.

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