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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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Phyllis Nawrot (MAT '00) was featured in the Houston Chronicle for her Citizenship Education Teacher of the Year Award.

In the News: Goedereis, Miller-Struttmann, Patterson, Werfelmann, Nawrot '00

April 19, 2019

Eric Goedereis' insights on millennials during St. Louis On the Air can now be heard online. ... Nicole Miller-Struttmann also appeared on the show to discuss her bee research. ... School of Education alumna Phyllis Nawrot praised her time at Webster in a Houston Chronicle feature about her Citizenship Education Teacher of the Year Award. ... Trent Patterson and David Werfelmann will discuss Harmonices Mundi on Classic 107.3 FM Monday, April 22.

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Save the Date: Ninth Annual Global Citizenship Collaboratory, May 21-22

April 17, 2019

Faculty, students, and academic partners are invited to attend the ninth annual Global Citizenship Collaboratory on Tuesday, May 21 and Wednesday, May 22 on the Webster Groves campus, East Academic Building. 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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Zhao Xi, Department of Dance

Dance Visiting Guest Artist Honored for International Efforts

April 10, 2019

Zhao Xi (Cecilia), visiting guest artist in the Department of Dance, received the “Award MENADA for Extraordinary Achievement in the Field of Contemporary Dance” from the Dance Fest Skopje in North Macedonia. Zhao is the first young artist to be recognized for this honor, with artists such as Hans van Manen and Vladimir Vasiliev, having preceded her. Zhao Xi is founder of the NEW, Beijing New Dance Festival, which has brought world-renowned artists and companies from around the world to China.

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Dance Ensemble Presents 2019 Concert April 26-28

April 08, 2019

The concert features a variety of works performed by students in a wide range of styles, from tap to contemporary, ballet to aerial. It showcases the dancers’ extensive technical training and their very eclectic performance abilities. The performance is on the Browning Mainstage of the Loretto-Hilton Center, on April 26-27 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 28 at 2 p.m.

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Photo by Emma Bright

Creations: Webster Dance Concert March 29-30

March 26, 2019

Webster University’s Department of Dance presents its student choreographed concert March 29 and March 30 at 8 p.m. in the Jean and Wells Hobler Center for Dance, on the second floor of the Loretto-Hilton Center for the Performing Arts.Come support our students in their debuts of choreography and performance. It will be an evening full of surprises and excitement. Admission is free but donations are accepted.

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The Little Prince runs March 29-30.

Conservatory Presents 'The Little Prince' March 29-30

March 26, 2019

The Conservatory of Theatre Arts presents "The Little Prince" March 29-30 on Stage III. Written by Rick Cummins and John Scoullar and adapted from the book by Antoine de Saint-Exupery, "The Little Prince" tells the story of a world-weary and disenchanted aviator whose sputtering plane strands him in the Sahara Desert and a mysterious, regal "little man" who appears and asks him to "Please, sir, draw me a sheep." For tickets, call (314) 968-7128.

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Palais des Beaux Arts Wien

Hunt Gallery Exhibition: 'palaisdesbeuxarts.at'

March 21, 2019

Popularized in the 19th century as an architectural container for primarily Western European aristocratic wealth and its colonial exploits, Palais des Beaux Arts is now treated with varying degrees of intensity across the globe. For their work in the Hunt Gallery, Palais des Beaux Arts Wien has scaled their website to the limits of the gallery's walls, treating the light from the browser as a sculptural material. The opening reception is 6-8 p.m. Friday, March 22, with remarks by the artist at 6:45 p.m. in the Hunt Gallery.

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Webster Dance Students Perform at ACDA Gala

March 20, 2019

Seventeen Webster Dance students attended the American College Dance Association's (ACDA) Central Regional Conference at Missouri State University in Springfield, March 13-16. Amongst the lectures and workshops the students attended, two dance pieces, choreographed by graduating seniors Jaqueline Edwards and Megan Reed, were presented and selected to be performed at the closing gala concert for the conference.

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“If I didn't define myself for myself, I would be crunched into other people's fantasies for me and eaten alive.”  -Audre Lorde

'WOMAN' Arcade Exhibit Open Through April 15

March 18, 2019

In celebration of Women's History Month, the exhibit celebrates the work of 20 contemporary cutting edge artists who help to bring Lorde's quote to life, inclusive of pieces from several Webster University students, alumni and faculty. The exhibit is on display in Arcade Contemporary Art Projects Annex at Webster University's Gateway Campus located at the historic Arcade Building in downtown St. Louis. The exhibit runs from March 15 through April 15.

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