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Browning Hall

In the News: Inside Browning Hall; Miller-Struttmann in Scientific American; alum concert design

October 06, 2017

The St. Louis Business Journal featured inside looks at Browning Hall, which was recently recognized for design excellence. ... Nicole Miller-Struttmann is quoted in a Scientific American story on the effects of climate change on bee populations. ... Alumnus John Cameron Carter is profiled in Projection, Lights and Staging News talking about his experience at Webster.

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Oct. 20: Veterans Center dedication to honor Tom Palozola '15

October 04, 2017

Webster University will hold a dedication ceremony for the Veterans Center at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 20, when it is renamed the Cpl. Thomas Palozola Veterans Center. President Beth Stroble and Provost Julian Schuster will speak at the dedication and present a proclamation to Palozola’s family members, in recognition of Palozola’s selfless work for fellow veterans at the University.

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Lobsang Dundup Sherpa Subirana

Alumnus Spotlight: Lobsang Dundup Reflects on His Experience at Webster Thailand

October 03, 2017

Originally from Spain, alumnus Lobsang Dundup earned his Bachelor of Arts in International Relations at Webster Thailand’s Hua Hin / Cha Am Campus. Since completing his degree, Lobsang has gone on to be accepted into MSt in International Relations graduate program at the University of Cambridge. When discussing his time at Webster Thailand, Lobsang fondly remembers the profound impact that Webster’s teaching staff had on his studies and the vibrant class discussions with professors and classmates.

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Webster in the news

In the News: Cybersecurity, Design and Theatre Alumni

September 20, 2017

Webster University's cybersecurity program was covered in the Orange County Business Journal and the Orange County Register as it expands to the Irvine, California, campus this fall. ... BFA Graphic Design alumna Ashley Webelhuth was profiled as the “Designer of the Week” in the major design periodical, PRINT Magazine. ... Conservatory alumna Courtney (Dempsey) Burkett and the Detroit Public Theatre she co-founded was featured in American Theatre Magazine.

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[title of show] opens Sept. 27 at Emerson Studio Theatre

Webster Conservatory to Perform Alumnus' [title of show] Musical

September 19, 2017

Webster University alumnus Hunter Bell (BFA '93) wrote a book turned one-act musical that was performed on Broadway in 2008. It received notable attention at the Musical Theatre Festival premiering in New York City and was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical. Webster’s Conservatory of Theatre Arts will be performing the show beginning Wednesday, Sept. 27, at Emerson Studio Theatre.

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Encourage recent graduates to respond to the outcomes survey.

Webster's Outcomes Survey for Summer Graduates

September 18, 2017

To gather important data about the outcomes of our graduates, the Office of Institutional Effectiveness needs your help in encouraging recent Summer 2017 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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Jenni Taylor graduated in 2011 with a degree in Educational Studies

Informal Commencement Celebrates Non-Traditional Path

September 14, 2017

Webster University’s Commencement ceremony happens every year in May. For the past decade, it has been held at The Muny theatre in Forest Park, where graduates gather to hear the commencement address and receive their degrees in front of a crowd of family and friends. But Jenni Taylor, who graduated in 2011 with a degree in Educational Studies, never had that main ceremony experience – until now. This past summer, a small group of supporters made sure she got to cross the Muny stage in a cap and gown.

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Patricia Reardon Arnold

Patricia Reardon Arnold Named Vice President of Advancement

September 13, 2017

Patricia Reardon Arnold has been named Vice President of Advancement at Webster University. Arnold originally joined Webster in January 2017 to serve in this role on an interim basis. As the head of Advancement, Arnold provides strategic direction and leadership of Webster's Advancement Office, which includes: Annual Fund, and Major Gifts, Alumni Programs, Parent and Student Programs, Corporate, Foundation, and Advancement Services.

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Neal Richardson

Remembering Neal Richardson, Music and Conservatory Faculty Member

September 12, 2017

The University community extends condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Neal Richardson, who taught musical theatre styles, musicianship skills, and song study; coached three generations of musical theatre students; and served as musical director for numerous productions at Webster. Services are Thursday, Sept. 14. Memorials may be made to the Neal Richardson Endowed Memorial Musical Theatre Scholarship or to Samuel United Church of Christ.

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Workforce Recruitment Program for Students, Recent Grads with Disabilities

September 06, 2017

The University is again participating in this year's Workforce Recruitment Program, which connects federal employers with college students and recent grads with disabilities eager to prove their abilities in the workplace through internships or permanent jobs. Eligible candidates from all majors and degree programs, ranging from college freshmen to recently-graduated students, must register by Oct. 11, 2017.

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2017 Homecoming will include the Garden Glow and other events

2017 Homecoming Spotlight: Shop, Rock and Glow

September 05, 2017

Webster University alumni, parents, students, family, friends and the community are invited to the Webster Groves campus for Homecoming: Reunion and Parents Weekend on Sept. 15-16, 2017. An annual Homecoming event, the Shop, Rock and Glow event features art booths and live performances as part of this expansion of the popular Garden Glow opening reception. Visit the Alumni website to learn more and register.

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Sister M. Cecily Jones

Webster Remembers Sister M. Cecily Jones '45, English Professor and Dean

September 01, 2017

Webster University remembers Sister M. Cecily Jones (nee Margaret Blanche Jones), a Sister of Loretto, alumna and longtime faculty member who died peacefully on July 18. Sister Cecily's English courses were popular during her time as faculty member from 1949-1961. She also served as Dean of Women (dean of students) from 1955-1961, residing in Loretto Hall. A prolific writer and poet, she can be seen reflecting on her time at Webster in several centennial videos.

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2015 Commencement Speaker

Call for Nominations: 2018 Honorary Degree Recipient, Commencement Speaker

August 29, 2017

The Honorary Degree Committee is currently seeking nominations for the 2018 Commencement ceremony taking place Saturday, May 12. The honorary doctorate degree recognizes accomplishments of individuals, including alumni, as well as those who may not have had any previous association with the University.

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2017 Homecoming will include the Garden Glow and other events

2017 Homecoming Spotlight: Lightning Talks

August 28, 2017

Webster University alumni, parents, students, family, friends and the community are invited to the Webster Groves campus for Homecoming: Reunion and Parents Weekend on Sept. 15-16, 2017. An annual Homecoming event, Lightning Talks includes short presentations on various topics by alumni, students and faculty. Visit the Alumni website to learn more and register for Lightning Talks.

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