News Articles

Hasmik Chakaryan

News Around Webster: Carter, Chakaryan, Falconer, Pollak

January 17, 2019

Jeffrey Carter is music director for Circus Harmony, with six January performances beginning this weekend at the City Museum. ... Hasmik Chakaryan's "Effective Ways to Approach Sexual Assault Response" was 2nd on the American Counseling Association's Top Articles of 2018. Jameca Woody Falconer was selected for the APA Leadership Institute for Women in Psychology... Johannes Pollak co-edited the book, "Creating Political Presence: The New Politics of Democratic Representation."

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Aurelia

Aurelia Presents MMEA Preview Concert in Webster Groves

January 15, 2019

Aurelia, formerly known as the Webster University Women’s Chorus, presents a Hometown Preview Concert on Thursday, Jan. 17, at 7 p.m. at Webster Hills United Methodist Church in Webster Groves, before the Missouri Music Educators Association (MMEA) conference later this month. Aurelia’s repertoire celebrates a diverse array of pieces composed for treble voices, with a special emphasis on uplifting the work of living composers who are women. Admission is free.

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Degree plans students, advisors and prospective students plan a path to graduation.

Undergraduate Degree Plans: Resource for students, families, advisors

January 10, 2019

Webster University students and their families as well as advisors, Admissions representatives, and others have an important tool: Course sequence degree plans for undergraduate majors, which are now available in one place on the web. A subcommittee of the Retention and Graduation Committee worked during 2017-2018 with faculty in all five schools and colleges to assemble this resource for students and their advisors to help plan their path to graduation.

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Ryan Gregg's

News around Webster: Gregg, Schoellhammer, Liberati, De Giorgi

January 09, 2019

Ryan Gregg’s new book, “In City Views in the Habsburg and Medici Courts,” was published by Brill. ... Geneva visiting professor Adm. Giuseppe De Giorgi was profiled in UN Special. ... Vienna's Ralph Schoellhammer's editorial about what the U.S. withdrawal from Syria says about Europe is in the Jerusalem Post. .... Ryan Liberati’s "Counselor competence with male body image disturbance” was published in the Alabama Counseling Association Journal.

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Carter Leads Music for Circus Harmony

January 08, 2019

Jeffrey Carter, professor and chair in the Department of Music, is currently acting as music director for Circus Harmony. Circus Harmony uses the teaching and performing of circus arts to motivate social change by building character in individuals and bridges between communities. As their music director, Carter is writing music for a six-piece circus band to accompany each performance. The group has six performances scheduled for January at the City Museum.

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24 Webster faculty members received grants for 20 projects.

2019 Faculty Research Grant Recipients Announced

January 07, 2019

The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce the 24 recipients and 20 projects of the 2019 Faculty Research Grants. The awards will fund faculty research and professional development activities which will advance academic excellence for the individual faculty members and for Webster University. Congratulations to the 2019 recipients!

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Vincent C. Flewellen

In the News: Flewellen on NBC, Chess champs, Gaspar NATS award

January 03, 2019

Vincent C. Flewellen, chief diversity officer, was quoted multiple times on camera in a national NBC News story about “Witnessing Whiteness” programs, which create spaces for white people to confront their biases. ... The chess team won its record seventh consecutive Pan-Am Championship, garnering coverage in multiple news and chess publications. ... Carole Gaspar's NATS Lifetime Achievement Award was covered in the Troy Messenger.

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News Around Webster: Guterman, Moentmann, Albers

News Around Webster: Guterman, Moentmann, Albers, Rumenjak

December 20, 2018

Gad Guterman was invited to Argentina to teach a four-day intensive course in Contemporary Anglophone Drama. ... School of Communications student Eva Moentmann won an Oregon International Film Award. ... Paula Albers, electronic resources librarian, won the Robin Kespohl IUG Conference Scholarship. ... Webster Leiden's Nives Rumenjak was one of this year's recipients of the new ASEEES Convention Opportunity Travel Grant.

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Graphic Design Showcase presenter elaborating on her work.

Students Present at Graphic Design Showcase

December 14, 2018

Local designers, art directors, prospective students, alumni, faculty, and staff gathered to commemorate the Sixth Annual Graphic Design Showcase, held Dec. 7 in Sunnen Lounge. This event is co-hosted by the Department of Art, Design and Art History in the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts and the Career Planning & Development Center. Graphic Design students presented their digital and print portfolios.

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muny

New Team Captain Volunteers Needed for May Commencement Ceremony

December 10, 2018

Every year we celebrate Webster graduates in May at the Commencement ceremony at the Muny. This event requires the over 200 staff to make this a safe and pleasant experience for our graduates and their guests. The University is working to develop a larger committee of leaders to share the leadership, responsibility and rewards of Commencement day.

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Community Music School Hosts Registration Sessions for New Students

December 06, 2018

From Jan. 5-10, the Community Music School (CMS) of Webster University will host walk-in sessions for new students to register for the Spring 2019 semester of Individual Lessons. CMS offers one-on-one instruction on all instruments of the band and orchestra, piano, guitar, harp, and voice at convenient locations in Chesterfield, Webster Groves and University City. Students of all ages and abilities can be matched with one of over 90 master artist/educators.

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This year there are two

Music Students, Faculty in 'Gift to the City' Holiday Concert

December 05, 2018

For the tenth year in a row, Webster University music students and faculty will give St. Louis a performance to remember with the “Gift to the City” holiday concert at Christ Church Cathedral in downtown St. Louis. This year, however, they've added an additional performance across the river, at the Cathedral of Saint Peter in Belleville, Illinois.

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CMS offers outstanding music education and performance opportunities to students of all ages and abilities and serves the entire St. Louis metropolitan region.

CMS: Open enrollment for Spring Kindermusik classes begins Dec. 3

December 03, 2018

Inspire your child's love of music. Sing, dance, wiggle and giggle with your little one at a free Kindermusik Demo Day class. Jan. 12-19, the Community Music School of Webster will offer sample classes at each of their locations in Webster Groves, Des Peres, University City and Chesterfield. Classes are open to children ages newborn to 6-years-old, and their caregivers, and begin between the week of Jan. 28, 2019.

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The concert showcases original choreography of senior BFA candidates Jaqueline Edwards, Claire Francescon, Megan Reed, and Dorianne Thomas.

Department of Dance Presents 'Inbetween', a BFA Choreographic Concert

November 29, 2018

Webster University’s Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts Department of Dance presents 'Inbetween'. The concert showcases original choreography of senior BFA candidates Jaqueline Edwards, Claire Francescon, Megan Reed, and Dorianne Thomas. 'Inbetween' runs Dec. 6 and 7 at 7:30 p.m. as well as Dec. 8 at 2 p.m. The performance is located in Webster’s Stage III, the lower level of Webster Hall, 470 E. Lockwood Ave. The concert is free and open to the public, however, donations are accepted.

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