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Webster Students Present at National Undergraduate Research Conference

April 25, 2017

Eleven students along with their faculty mentors from Webster University’s departments of Biological Sciences and Psychology attended the 31st annual National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) in Memphis, Tennessee, with each student presenting results from their several collaborative research projects.

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SUNY Geneseo

Webster Welcomes SUNY-Geneseo to WINS Study Abroad Network

April 25, 2017

Webster University welcomes its newest Webster International Network of Schools (WINS) member, the State University of New York (SUNY) Geneseo, a premier public liberal arts college in the picturesque Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York. Founded in 1871, Geneseo is now a part of the statewide SUNY system that was designed to meet diverse needs across a vast geographic landscape. WINS expands Geneseo's study abroad programming, and also extends Webster campuses as study abroad destinations for students across the SUNY system.

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Lombok, Indonesia

A Photographer's Dream in Lombok, Indonesia

April 25, 2017

As part of a creative research program for Webster University Thailand’s media communications faculty member Thomas Martin Ronald Groves recently completed and published a photo book entitled "A Glimpse of Kawah Ljen and Lombok, Indonesia." Situated just east of Indonesia’s tourist island of Bali, Lombok is famous for its pristine beaches, adventurous surfing and unique wildlife.

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Forensics and Debate Team Showcase Performance April 26

April 24, 2017

The Webster University Forensics and Debate Team will host its annual “Showcase Performance” on Wednesday, April 26, from 12-1 p.m. in the Library Conference Room. The showcase will feature performances that earned national honors, including the national championship. There will also be an opportunity to visit with the student members after the performances. Light refreshments will be provided.

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CMS orchestras and ensembles provide opportunities to participate in multiple performance programs

Band, String Students Encouraged to Apply for Community Music School Orchestras, Ensembles

April 24, 2017

Band and string students ages 7 years through high school are encouraged to apply and audition for the Community Music School (CMS) of Webster University's orchestras or ensembles including String Ensemble, String Orchestra, Young People's Concert Orchestra, Young People's Symphonic Orchestra, Music Today!, Preparatory Program (chamber music), and Percussion Ensemble.

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Flags in the University Center

ILC Launches New Translation Program in French and Spanish

April 24, 2017

In the Fall, the Department of International Languages and Cultures (ILC) will begin offering French- and Spanish-to-English Translation Certificates. This program will coincide with ILC’s move to Browning Hall, the new Interdisciplinary Building, where there will be a state-of-the-art Translation Lab. Translation is one of the fastest growing occupations according to the U.S. Department of Labor, and Webster has one of the few professionally-oriented translation certificates in the country.

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Webster University Advertising Campaign class is once again the District 9 winner of the National Student Advertising Competition

Advertising Campaign Class Wins Student Advertising Competition, Heads to Nationals

April 20, 2017

The Webster University Advertising Campaign class is once again the District 9 winner of the National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC). The team, made up of 15-member team of copywriters, designers, and account service members, received 1st place and received a special recognition for "Outstanding Graphic Design." With the district win, they will now compete in semifinals from May 4-5.

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gcp collaboratory attendees

Registration for 2017 Global Citizenship Collaboratory Now Open

April 18, 2017

Registration for the seventh annual Global Citizenship Collaboratory (May 23-24) is now open. Faculty, students and academic partners are invited to visit the Collaboratory’s website and to register now. The annual Collaboratory provides a space for the Webster community to share research, collaborate across disciplines, strengthen assessment practices, and explore new directions related to teaching and learning.

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Annual Webster University Dance Ensemble April 28-30

April 17, 2017

The Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts Department of Dance presents the Webster University Dance Ensemble 2017 (WUDE), under the artistic direction of Beckah Reed. This year’s concert, April 28-30, shares contemporary choreography from international artist Nejla Yatkin; environmental performer and alumna Heather Sultz, and a collaboration with the dancers of Big Muddy Dance Company, with choreographer Thom Dancy.

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Webster community members in the news

In the News: Legal Studies and human trafficking; Smith on fake news; Algieri on U.S.-Europe-China relations

April 14, 2017

The "Stop Human Trafficking" event co-sponsored by the Legal Studies Department was covered on KPLR TV and St. Louis Public Radio, School of Communications adjunct faculty member Julie Smith was interviewed in a Washington Post Magazine feature on media literacy and fake news, and Vienna international relations head Franco Algieri was interviewed by Der Standard on U.S., China and Europe relations.

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