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Hill Leads Two CHARIS Women's Chorus Concerts April 26-27

April 25, 2019

Stuart Hill, director of Music Education in the Department of Music, will lead CHARIS, the St. Louis women’s chorus, in two weekend concerts April 26-27 at the Missouri History Museum. "In many ways I see it as a critical counterpart to my work here at Webster," said Hill. "CHARIS stands as a powerful example of what mission-oriented community music making is all make art and enjoy fellowship with each other, but also to sing repertoire and to engage in actions that uplift and support women and the LGBTQ community."

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Peter Sargent

Retirement Celebration for Peter Sargent May 9

April 25, 2019

The Webster University community is invited to attend a retirement celebration for Peter Sargent. He is retiring as Dean of the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts at the end of May 2019 after almost 53 years of service to Webster University. Please join us on Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 3-5 p.m. in the Thompson Music Building to celebrate. Please RSVP to

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Scholarship dinner

Annual Scholarship Dinner Connects Donors, Students

April 25, 2019

Nearly 300 Webster University donors and scholarship recipients joined President Stroble and Provost Schuster for the 2019 Scholarship Dinner on April 4 in Grant Gym. This annual event brings together the recipients of Webster University scholarships, with their generous donors, to celebrate and connect. A tribute to Marilyn and Sam Fox’s years of generous support of Webster University was the highlight of the evening.

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Six Gorlok Athletes Selected for All-SLIAC Women's Tennis Teams

April 25, 2019

Webster University was well represented on the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) 2019 All-League Teams for women's tennis on Wednesday afternoon. On the All-SLIAC Teams for women's tennis, Webster had a total of six players named to one of the leagues two teams, including three First-Team selections that were voted on by the head coaches.

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Beware of the "Are you available?" Email Scam

April 24, 2019

Webster Information Technology is seeing an increased number of reports from people who have been receiving an email from someone impersonating a Webster co-worker, supervisor or executive. These emails often come with a subject line of “Urgent” or something similar and try to engage the recipient into a conversation by asking if they are available. The purpose of these scams is to manipulate the recipients into replying by pretending to be someone they know. Please be extremely cautious in your daily email communications.

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Webster Athletics

Men's Golf Three-Peats as 2019 SLIAC Champion

April 24, 2019

Congratulations to Webster’s Men’s Golf team who won their third consecutive SLIAC league title on Tuesday at Weaver Ridge Golf Club. The team won by 73 shots over runner-up Fontbonne. At this year's SLIAC Championships, the Gorloks carded a 25-over 889 as a team for 54 to win its third consecutive and ninth all-time SLIAC title and also earn a return trip to the NCAA Division III National Championships in mid-May in Kentucky.

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Hill and Bollan

Hill, Bollan Win 2019 Freshmen Writing Awards

April 23, 2019

Congratulations to this year's Freshman Writing Award winners, who were celebrated at the event's 14th annual ceremony and luncheon sponsored by the Academic Resource Center. The 1st-place winner was Sarah Hill for her essay, "U.S.-Russia Nuclear Pact and The Blame Game," for Kelly-Kate Pease. The Creative Writing Award winner was Jai Bollan for his essay, "The Validity of My Humanity," for Kate Parsons.

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Webster University

Message to the Community after Attacks in Sri Lanka

April 22, 2019

This past weekend’s terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka, coincidental with the tragic anniversaries of the Oklahoma City bombing and Columbine School massacre, are a sobering reminder of the cruel attempts to destroy the fabric of our communities. As members of the global Webster community, we experience these events deeply. It is important at these moments to gather as a community and to find solace in each others’ company and in places that provide for safe reflection

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Committee to Review Faculty Information Session, May 14

April 22, 2019

The Committee to Review Faculty will hold an informational meeting for faculty members approaching initial status/tenure and promotion Tuesday, May 14 at 1 p.m. in the Library Conference Room. The committee recommends status- and tenure-track faculty attend this session regardless of what year they will be going up for initial review.

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Sandra Jenkins of Webster on WALB News

In the News: Faculty at border; Film, TV, Video; Fort Stewart's Jenkins

April 22, 2019

Faculty and students in the Film, Television, and Video Production program will be interviewed on 107.3 RAF at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 23. .... Anne Geraghty-Rathert, Mary Ann Drake and Silvia Navia will be interviewed on the April 25 "St. Louis on the Air" about their trips to the U.S.-Mexico border to offer legal advice and health services to migrants. ... Fort Stewart director Sandra Jenkins was interviewed on WALB about her efforts to support scholarships for first-generation students from low-income families.

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