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Webster Students Presented at 'HateBrakers in History' Research Conference

December 05, 2018

Almost 50 people attended the ‘HateBrakers in History’ undergraduate research conference at the Missouri History Museum this past Sunday, where six Webster students (and one SIUE student) presented original papers on historical figures who fought against hatred, xenophobia, and oppression. The conference was organized by professor Warren Rosenblum, history, politics & international relations department chair, in conjunction with the non-profit organization New Conscience Inc. and the Missouri Historical Society. HateBrakers is an innovation of New Conscience, Inc. and aims to reduce hate in the St. Louis community and around the country.

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Music Students, Faculty in 'Gift to the City' Holiday Concert

December 05, 2018

For the tenth year in a row, Webster University music students and faculty will give St. Louis a performance to remember with the “Gift to the City” holiday concert at Christ Church Cathedral in downtown St. Louis. This year, however, they've added an additional performance across the river, at the Cathedral of Saint Peter in Belleville, Illinois.

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Webster’s annual student research conference, Research Across Disciplines (RAD), will take place Friday, Dec. 7

Annual Research Across Disciplines (RAD) Conference Dec. 7

December 05, 2018

Webster’s annual student research conference, Research Across Disciplines (RAD), will take place Friday, Dec. 7. The 2018 RAD conference kicks off at 9:20 a.m., led by a session of Global Presentations delivered via WebEx by students from across Webster’s global network. A keynote address will be delivered at 11 a.m. in the Browning Hall Auditorium. Concurrent oral presentation and poster sessions will commence at 12:00pm. RAD is conveniently designed to end at 3 p.m., so you’ll no doubt have plenty of time to make it to the President and Provost’s Faculty and Staff Holiday Party!

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Study Break

Webster Forensics and Debate Team Hosts, Wins Big at Study Break Tournament

December 03, 2018

Webster University students excelled at the annual Study Break Debate Tournament on Dec. 1, winning each of the four team and individual categories, as well as the team sweepstakes championship. In an effort to both provide an experiential learning experience and service to the collegiate debate community, each year the Webster University Forensic and Debate Team partners with the class POLT 1550 Introduction to Political Argumentation and Debate for the tournament, hosted at Webster.

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