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Busy December for Chamber Singers, Including 'Home Alone' Screening with STL Symphony

December 11, 2019

The Webster University Chamber Singers, the flagship choral ensemble in the Department of Music, performed the Vivaldi Gloria concert on Dec. 7, and joined the Bach Society on Dec. 10 at Powell Hall for the annual Bach Society holiday concert. Members of the Webster choirs Aurelia and Chorale finish the fall 2019 semester with two performances along with the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra in the live screening of the 1990 holiday classic "Home Alone," complete with John Williams’ whimsical score, at Powell Hall on Friday, Dec. 20, and Saturday, Dec. 21.

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Snapshots: Students present creative work at Graphic Design Showcase

December 10, 2019

Local designers, art directors, prospective students, alumni, faculty and staff gathered to commemorate the 7th Annual Graphic Design Showcase, held Dec. 6, in the Edward Jones Commons of the East Academic Building. This event was co-hosted by the Department of Art, Art History and Design in the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts and the Career Planning and Development Center. Graphic Design students presented their digital and print portfolios.

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Snapshots: A Celebration of French and Chinese Cultural Exchange

December 09, 2019

On Nov. 22, the Confucius Institute at Webster University and Centre Francophone teamed up to host the event, “A Celebration of French and Chinese Cultural Exchange,” as part of International Education Week, bringing Webster students closer to two foreign cultures and celebrating the multicultural heritage of St. Louis. Participants heard from two speakers who discussed the cultural and business impacts of the two countries, and enjoyed a musical performance and buffet-style lunch of Chinese dishes and French cheese and desserts.

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Submissions Now Open for Freshman Writing Award Competition

December 04, 2019

Submissions are being accepted for the annual Freshman Writing Award competition. This competition is designed to encourage and recognize excellence in student writing and to help foster a culture of writing at Webster University. Submissions must be written during the Fall 2019 semester, be 500 words minimum and written in English. The deadline is 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 21, 2020.

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Biological Sciences Senior Thesis Presentation Dec. 18-19

December 04, 2019

The Department of Biological Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences invites the Webster University community to attend their student senior thesis presentations on Wednesday, Dec. 18, and Thursday, Dec. 19. The talks will take place in Browning Hall, ISB room 160. Click through for a list of student topics and presentation schedules for each day.

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