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Two Alumni Recognized in St. Louis Business Journal 40 Under 40

February 14, 2017

Webster University alumni Shannon Pasternak (BA ’06) and Nick Riordon (MS ’07) have been named to the St. Louis Business Journal's 2017 40 Under 40. Since 1995, the publication has honored young leaders who are already making their mark on the local business community. Pasternak and Riordon, who each earned degrees through Webster's Walker School of Business and Technology, will be honored with the rest of the 40 Under 40 at a dinner on Feb. 16.

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The captioned videos feature Webster students sharing their online experiences in Webster degree programs.

Testimonial Videos Highlight Online Student, Blended Learning Experience

February 14, 2017

The Online Learning Center has created video testimonials featuring fully online graduate students and blended program learners discussing their experiences taking Webster University courses and programs online. The testimonials provide a range of perspectives for current and prospective students and are available for use in promotional or educational purposes.

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Alumni Association Call for Award Nominations

February 13, 2017

The Webster University Alumni Association is seeking nominations for its annual awards. All members of the Webster Community are invited to nominate deserving alumni for the following awards: Loretto Award, Mary Elizabeth Newell Award, Young Alumni Award, and Distinguished Alumni Award. Please submit nominations by April 15.

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The $25 Great Decisions Briefing Book features impartial, thought-provoking analyses on the eight topics selected for this year’s series.

RSVP for Great Decisions 2017: Discussing global issues with Webster faculty

February 13, 2017

It's time to register for Great Decisions 2017, the ever-popular series of current events presentations and discussions led by Webster University faculty and sponsored by the Webster University Alumni Association. Topics in this year's program, which runs on Monday nights in March and April, include nuclear security, the future of Europe, Middle Eastern issues and Latin American politics. RSVP by March 3.

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Remembering Jack Canepa, Longtime Art Professor

February 13, 2017

Webster University's Department of Art, Design and Art History remembers longtime faculty member Jack Canepa, who passed away Feb. 6. A brilliant artist and master teacher, he was professor at Webster from 1971 till his retirement in 1994. He was director of the Loretto Hilton Art Gallery and taught painting, drawing, conceptual art, and art history. He also fostered communities within Webster and throughout the city.

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2017 Athletics Hall of Fame Class Ceremony

Webster Inducts 2017 Athletics Hall of Fame Class

February 07, 2017

The 2017 Webster University Athletics Hall of Fame class was inducted in a Feb. 4 ceremony as part of a "pack the house" weekend coinciding with men's and women's basketball games on campus. Scott Kilgallon, director of Athletics, along with Webster University President Elizabeth (Beth) Stroble and Athletics coordinator Amy O'Brien, presented the inductees and award winners.

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Heather Sultz '86 will present on choreography and sustainability

Sultz '86 Visiting as Guest Alumni Choreographer for Dance, Biology

February 07, 2017

Heather Sultz '86, 2017 Guest Alumni Choreographer for the Dance Department, will be in residence in February to set a new dance piece on the Webster University Dance Ensemble, for performance this spring. In addition, she will hold workshops and lectures for both the Dance Department and the Biological Sciences Department.

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GLIMPSE Highlights Stories from Geneva to St. Louis, L.A. to Bucharest

February 01, 2017

The latest issue of GLIMPSE, the Webster University alumni digital publication, includes a story on alumni entrepreneurs, a profile of multigenerational Webster families and a look at what it's like touring in a Broadway show. From Geneva to St. Louis, L.A. to Bucharest, check out and share these Webster stories.

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Pack the House for Gorloks Basketball, Alumni Hall of Fame on Feb. 4

January 27, 2017

It's time to pack the house: Come cheer current students, salute the 2017 Hall of Fame class, and wear your blue and gold on Feb. 4 as the women's and men's basketball teams face off Iowa Wesleyan. Women's Basketball begins at 1 p.m. and men's begins at 3 p.m. Giveaways and snacks will be provided in the Athletic Lobby during the women's halftime and between the games.

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Every other Wednesday, Webster career staff and alumni discuss important career and job transition topics.

Conference Highlights Webster's Alumni Careers Webinar Series

January 25, 2017

Career Planning and Development Center director Tamara Gegg-LaPlume's presentation at the Career Services Thought Leaders Symposium highlighted the Webster.Careers website and bi-monthly career development webinars that Webster offers for its alumni. These live global webinars are offered every other Wednesday to discuss important career and job transition topics.

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Johnson Cano's concert recently received a rave review from the New York Times.

Johnson Cano '06 on New Bernstein CD with Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

January 17, 2017

Webster University alumna Jennifer Johnson Cano '06 is featured on a major new CD release from the international music label Naxos. The new disc features the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, led by Marin Alsop, conducting two seminal orchestral works by Leonard Bernstein. Also on the disc is French superstar pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet.

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Steward was featured in a three-minute segment on KSDK after 'Manchester By The Sea' won big at the Golden Globes.

Steward '03 Featured after 'Manchester By The Sea' Golden Globes

January 10, 2017

Webster University alumna Kimberly Steward was called "one of the hottest young producers in Hollywood" in a segment on NBC affiliate KSDK after her film "Manchester By The Sea" won several honors at the Golden Globe Awards. The film's star and Best Actor Award winner thanked her and others in his acceptance.

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Encourage recent graduates to respond to the outcomes survey.

Webster's Outcomes Survey for Fall Graduates

January 06, 2017

To gather important data about the outcomes of our graduates, the Office of Institutional Effectiveness needs your help in encouraging recent Fall 2016 graduates to complete the Webster University Outcomes Survey. The survey is delivered via email to recent graduates worldwide approximately six weeks after each term’s graduation date.

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