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Webster At Home: DADAH Live Stream Exhibit 'After Dark'

May 22, 2020

On May 10, the Department of Art, Design, and Art History (DAHAH) live streamed their exhibit After Dark. The show features a collection of works from DADAH’s 2020 graduating BA and BFA students. At the end of every Spring semester, the department has a new, talented group of artists, graphic designers, and art historians that culminate their time at Webster with a final exhibition or presentation of their research thesis.

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Webster At Home: Virtual Department of Dance concert; Conservatory Alumni LokDown Cabaret this weekend

May 21, 2020

The Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts Department of Dance will host their Creation Concert virtually on May 22, at 7 p.m. All dance performances will be posted on the Creation Concert website and also to Facebook in real time. ... On Saturday, May 23, at 7:30 p.m. the Webster Conservatory will host an Instagram Live Concert featuring performances by Conservatory alumni.

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Alex Rudd, Singin' in the Rain

Webster At Home: Aurelia virtual choir; Philosophy Capstone via Webex; Musical theatre student project

May 12, 2020

Conservatory of Theatre Arts student Alex Rudd completed a video project assignment in Webster Groves, performing the notable scene from movie Singin' in the Rain. ... The singers in Aurelia have completed their first virtual choir, conducted by Assistant Professor Stuart Chapman Hill. ... The Philosophy Department held its traditional end-of-year Capstone Colloquium via WebEx this year.

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CRF Orientation for Those Seeking Initial Status of Tenure, FDL May 12

May 07, 2020

The Committee to Review Faculty (CRF) will hold its annual orientation for faculty seeking initial status of tenure or FDL via WebEx on Tuesday, May 12, at 1 p.m. CRF co-chairs Joe Sencibaugh and Larry Baden will discuss deadlines and process for the coming year. They will distribute information sheets for candidates seeking initial status and for department chairs as well as take questions about the process.

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Webster at Home: CMS cello students demonstrate Suzuki method virtually

May 05, 2020

Jun Seo and Tara Santiago, faculty members of the Community Music School (CMS) at Webster University, teach cello in the CMS' Suzuki Program. Due to students not being able to come onto Webster to practice their music, these members are taking the steps of making sure these young musicians have the necessary means of continuing cello practicing. Seo and Santiago have recorded their students performing French Folk Song from their homes.

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Albert Sanders Jr. (MAT '04) is teaching on Nine Network.

Alumni in the News: Stokes film, 'One Brick Shy,' Sanders on Nine

April 29, 2020

Webster alumnus Dr. Albert J. Sanders, (MAT '04) is among a dozen local teachers providing two hours of pre-K-4th grade literacy and math instruction on Nine Network during the pandemic. ... Alumnae Jenna McDonald, Abby Dorning and CeCe O’Neill's hit "One Brick Shy" is featured in STL Magazine. ... Cody Stokes '07 was featured in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch for his film, "The Ghost Who Walks," which hit the top 10 on Netflix.

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Webster At Home: Dancing through quarantine

April 28, 2020

This may not be how they have wanted to spend the second half of their semester, but these dancers are making the most of it. The Webster Department of Dance students are still staying connected during these difficult times and finding ways to be creative. In this video, dance majors and minors showcase sections of a choreography they have been working on this semester.

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Around Webster: Hellinger conspiracy book; Christeson finalist; Stiles at APA

April 24, 2020

Debbie Stiles was selected by the International Psychology Division of APA to serve on the new COVID-19 Task Force, where she will help build a larger collaborative APA task force to address community psychology needs during the pandemic. ... Dan Hellinger's book, "Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theory in the Age of Trump," is now available as an audio book. ... Con Christeson's community collabARTive is a finalist for the Robert E. Gard Award, which honors projects that have integrated the arts into the community in meaningful, measurable ways.

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Webster at Home: DADAH virtual tours; English students present at conference via video; Alpaca visits ART/PSYCH class

April 23, 2020

Carol Hodson will be hosting a virtual journey into the creative spaces of several DADAH faculty April 24. ... Two English majors presented at the Undergraduate Literature Conference via pre-recorded video. ... Napoleon the alpaca was the special guest in Carol Hodson's Intro to Expressive Arts Therapy course.

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In the News: Stroble on commencement, Stewart in Wash. Post, Falconer on remote treatment

April 21, 2020

Chancellor Beth Stroble was interviewed on Pulse about Webster's virtual commencement plans. ... School of Communications adjunct faculty member Christina Stewart, aka "Steenz," was profiled in the Washington Post as one of the few black female cartoonists to have a regular comic strip in a mainstream newspaper. ... Jameca Falconer was quoted in American Psychological Association news about the challenges for psychologists treating patients remotely during the pandemic.

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Englis Stepping Down after 15 Years as Conservatory Chair; Guterman to Take Helm

April 20, 2020

The Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts announces a leadership change effective June 1, 2020. Dottie Marshall Englis will be stepping down as chair of the Webster University Conservatory of Theatre Arts after serving as chair for 15 years. She will be succeeded by Gad Guterman, who is currently serving as associate chair.

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Remembering Arden Fisher, Longtime Community Music School Donor

April 15, 2020

The Webster University community mourns the passing of longtime Community Music School (CMS) friend, supporter and benefactor Arden Fisher on April 10. Arden and her late husband Harry (d. Nov. 19, 2019) were generous and active supporters of the CMS for decades. Some of their contributions include the Arden and Harry Fisher Endowed Piano Scholarship; the Arden and Harry Fisher Endowed Woodwind Scholarship; initiating and sponsoring the CMS Young Composers Competition.

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Webster's Virtual 101st Commencement Ceremony Scheduled for May 9

April 14, 2020

This year our main commencement ceremony will be delivered virtually on Saturday, May 9 at 9:30 a.m. The virtual main commencement ceremony will include all of the pomp and circumstance of our traditional main ceremony. The event will commence with a virtual flag ceremony followed by speeches from University leadership. Vladimir Ivkovic, an expert on the neurological effects of spaceflight and extreme environments on human health and performance, will deliver the commencement address to our graduates.

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Encourage and Celebrate the Class of 2020

April 10, 2020

Although we are living in unprecedented times, Webster University wants to honor our traditions and support our graduates. The 101st Commencement on May 9 will be virtual for the Class of 2020. School-specific ceremonies will be held on the Webster Groves campus on Saturday, Sept. 25, as part of Alumni Homecoming Weekend. Email your message of support by April 15 to Kelly Dopman, director of Alumni Relations and Annual Fund, at kdopman93@webster.edu.

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Webster At Home: DADAH students show off their home art studios

April 03, 2020

With people quarantined at their homes due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Department of Art, Design and Art History (DADAH) in the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts switched up their social media to showcase some of the DADAH students' home studios where they continue to create artwork for their classes. Suddenly switching to a remote work or learning environments requires flexibility. As art majors, it can be challenging to move from college back home, and many times these students rely on the campus studios to do their projects. So to help out, some students offered some advice about moving from campus to their art home studios.

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