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Deadline Extended for Fall, Fall 1 Starfish Early Term Progress Survey

September 14, 2018

Deadline extended for current Starfish Early Term Progress Survey. Due to recent access issues to the Student Success Portal, powered by Starfish, the Early Term Progress Survey – Fall and Fall 1, 2018, which was set to expire at 11 p.m. CST on Monday, Sept. 17, has been extended to 11 p.m. CST on Friday, Sept. 21.

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Scholarship recipients 2018-19

Department of Music Convocation recognizes scholarship recipients

September 06, 2018

The Department of Music held its annual Fall Convocation on Aug. 30.  Department chair Jeffrey Carter and Peter Sargent, Dean of the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts, welcomed students and introduced new faculty member Matt Pickart. A highlight of the convocation is the recognition of students receiving endowed and annual scholarship awards.

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Department of Music season opening event flyer

Music Opens Season with Instrumental Faculty Showcase Sept. 9

September 05, 2018

The Webster University Department of Music kicks off the 2018-19 performance season with an Instrumental Faculty Showcase on Sunday, Sept. 9, at 4 p.m. in the Winifred Moore Auditorium. The first-of-its-kind performance features the entire Webster University Instrumental Faculty performing hallmark works from the string, woodwind and brass repertoire.

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Freedom: The American Hustle

Webster Presents, 'Freedom: The American Hustle' a Multi-Media Exhibit

September 05, 2018

Webster University presents "Freedom: The American Hustle," a multi-media exhibit by St. Louis artists John K. Blair and Vaughn Davis Jr., at the Arcade Contemporary Art Projects at the Gateway campus. The opening reception is 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. The exhibit takes its title and much of its inspiration from seminal films from the 1970’s Blaxploitation genre, some of which will screen at the Webster Groves campus the weekend of Sept. 8-9. A panel discussion with the artists and Webster faculty members will be held Friday, Oct. 12, at the Arcade.

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Walker School Dean Simone Cummings was profiled in the St. Louis Business Journal.

In the News: Cummings featured; CMS on NPR; WILLOW in national news

September 04, 2018

Simone Cummings was featured in the St. Louis Business Journal on work-life balance. ... Coverage of WILLOW Project client Angel Stewart went national, with Associated Press stories appearing in outlets across the country. ... Community Music School student Jerry Chang's live performance will air along with an interview on NPR's From the Top this week.

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CMS Faculty Member, Parent Collaborate on Book of Jazz for Young Violinists

August 30, 2018

The Community Music School of Webster University announced that Sher Music Co. has published Jazz Songs for the Student Violinist written by noted CMS Suzuki violin teacher and ensemble director Joanne Keefe, and Kevin M. Mitchell, CMS parent, jazz musician and author of music education literature.

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Students watch the 'Meet the Artists' lecture

Webster Geneva 'Meet the Artist' Series Connects International Artists to Local Community

August 29, 2018

Webster University’s Geneva campus hosted the first season of a monthly "Meet the Artists" lunch lecture series this summer, giving artists the chance to present their work and creative process to an audience from the campus community as well as external guests. Each artist was also interviewed for a podcast. The series, which will return next year, was co-hosted by Webster University's Global Citizenship Program, the Webster Center of Creativity and Innovation, and the Department of Media Communications, and organized by Julianna Sandholm-Bark.

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1968

Hunt Gallery Opening: '68 Recalls Pivotal, Turbulent Year

August 29, 2018

1968 has been called one of the most significant and turbulent years of the twentieth-century. The ’68 exhibition commemorates the 50th anniversary of that tumultuous year. Webster University's Hunt Gallery will present the exhibition '68 with a few selected works created in 1968 by Eva Hesse, Robert Rauschenberg, Richard Serra and others.

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Resume Drop-Off

Career Center Resume Drop-Off Service for Students

August 29, 2018

The Career Planning and Development Center (CPDC) is excited to introduce a new resume drop-off service for currently enrolled Webster University students. In-person or through e-mail, students can drop their resume off at the CPDC and receive feedback via e-mail within a week by a member of the CPDC team.

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Nourbakhsh

CMS Young Composers Competition Entry Deadline Oct. 19

August 20, 2018

Since 2004, the Young Composers Competition has recognized and encouraged the efforts of those between the ages of 12 and 21 who are involved in the creative process of composing music. Entries are currently being accepted for the 2018-2019 Young Composers Competition. The deadline for submissions is Oct.19, 2018 and winners are announced no later than Jan. 9, 2019.

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Applications are open until Sept. 17.

Applications for 2018-19 Adjunct Faculty Development Fund

August 17, 2018

Applications for the 2018-19 Adjunct Faculty Development Fund are now open. Applications will be accepted through Sept. 21, 2018. Requests for funds should be for activities during the period beginning June 1, 2018 through May 31, 2019. The fund, which was established in Spring 2016 by the Office of the Provost, is designed to support eligible adjunct faculty for professional development, professional travel and research activities.

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Nourbakhsh

CMS Welcomes Iranian Composer Niloufar Nourbakhsh for Young Composers Competition

August 03, 2018

The Community Music School of Webster University will welcome Niloufar Nourbakhsh as guest composer for their 2018-2019 Young Composers Competition (YCC). Described as "stark" by WNPR, Iranian composer Nourbakhsh's music has been commissioned and performed around the world. She is a founder of the Iranian Female Composers Association and a strong advocate of music education. Since 2004, the YCC has recognized and encouraged the efforts of those between the ages of 12 and 21 who are involved in the creative process of composing music.

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