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One lucky donor will receive a coveted parking spot for a week.

Contribute to Arts and Education Council, Receive ARTS Card Discounts

May 19, 2017

Webster University is participating in Workplace Giving in an effort to support the Arts and Education Council again this year. The arts are vital to our region. They make St. Louis a great place to live. With a donation of $50 or more, you'll receive an ARTS card, which allows you to take advantage of special discounts on events throughout the year.

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Scenes from Webster University commencement ceremonies in Vienna, St. Louis, Geneva and Leiden (clockwise from top left)

Snapshots: 2017 Commencement Ceremonies around the World

May 15, 2017

Commencement season is in high gear at Webster University, with several ceremonies at campuses around the world taking place last weekend, and more to come through the summer. The largest was the 98th annual ceremony at The Muny in St. Louis, which attracted grads and families from across the network. See photos and links for the scenes from several ceremonies celebrating this year's 6,058 grads who add to a network of 192,000 alumni.

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Shakespeare Festival presents The Winter's Tale featuring Webster students, faculty and alumni

Faculty, Alumni, Students Perform, Design for 'The Winter's Tale' at Shakespeare Festival St. Louis

May 08, 2017

From direction to performance to design, Webster University faculty, students and alumni play a big part in the success of the annual summer Shakespeare Festival St. Louis, which this year features "The Winter’s Tale" opening Friday, June 2. Performances are nightly except Tuesdays, through June 25.

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Camps filling quickly. Sign your little one up today.

Summer Camps for Kids and Teens at Community Music School

May 04, 2017

Community Music School of Webster University (CMS) summer camps are filling up quickly and the application deadline is fast-approaching on May 15. These high-quality, educational and fun music summer camps are available to children and students ages 6 months through high school and take place in the Community Music School Center (CMS Center) on the campus of Webster University at 535 Garden Avenue in Webster Groves, 63119. 

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BFA Exhibition Displays Senior Studio Art, Graphic Design Work

May 04, 2017

Webster University Department of Art, Design and Art History will host the opening reception for the Bachelor in Fine Arts (BFA) Exhibition for majors emphasizing in both Studio Art and Graphic Design on Friday, May 5 from 6-9 p.m. at Arcade Contemporary Art Projects. During the exhibition, the students will display their Senior Thesis work and the Cecille R. Hunt Memorial Award for BFA in Art and the W. John Hilgert Award will be awarded.

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Learn, engage and support student research at Webster!

RAD Schedule: Join in Supporting Student Research May 5-6

May 02, 2017

Take a break from your end-of-semester tasks and come out to support undergraduate and graduate student research at the Research Across Disciplines Conference May 5-6. This spring's conference features a lineup of diverse topics from a variety of disciplines, including psychology, biological sciences, education, music, art, French, literature, nursing and so much more. Among the 47 presentations, six will be via teleconference and one will be via creative display.

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FDC holds Faculty Writing Hours May 5

May 02, 2017

The Faculty Development Center (FDC) invites all part-time and full-time faculty to close out the term with this year’s final writing hours session on May 5, 1-4 p.m., FDC Suite (Library 420). Writing hours provide a quiet space and designated time for work so that faculty can free themselves from distractions, enjoy the camaraderie of working side-by-side with colleagues, and simply carve out time for their research and writing projects.

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Gabrielle Christiansen

Annual Senior BA Exhibition, Art History Symposium

April 27, 2017

This Friday, April 28, offers the Webster University community a chance to see the culminating work by senior students in the Department of Art, Design & Art History (DADAH) through the annual BA Exhibition and the Art History Symposium. The symposium with presenter Gabrielle Christiansen will be at noon in Sverdrup 123, while the opening reception for the BA Exhibition is from 6-8 p.m. in the Hunt Gallery.

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Opera Scenes presented by the Department of Music

Webster University Presents Opera Scenes April 28-29

April 27, 2017

Webster University proudly presents the Spring Opera Scenes under the direction of Alice Nelson. Students perform scenes from Mozart's La Clemenza di Tito; Poulenc's Dialogues of the Carmelites; Kurt Weill's Street Scene; Richard Strauss' Arabella; Menotti's The Saint of Bleecker Street; Cavalli's L'Ormindo; and Gilbert & Sullivan's The Mikado accompanied by Sandra Geary, pianist.

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CMS orchestras and ensembles provide opportunities to participate in multiple performance programs

Band, String Students Encouraged to Apply for Community Music School Orchestras, Ensembles

April 24, 2017

Band and string students ages 7 years through high school are encouraged to apply and audition for the Community Music School (CMS) of Webster University's orchestras or ensembles including String Ensemble, String Orchestra, Young People's Concert Orchestra, Young People's Symphonic Orchestra, Music Today!, Preparatory Program (chamber music), and Percussion Ensemble.

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David Werfelmann

Werfelmann's Work "Fractals in the Afterglow" Featured in New Album of Music for Saxophone, Piano

April 17, 2017

Assistant professor of music David Werfelmann's work 'Fractals in the Afterglow' is featured in a new album by Andrew Harrison titled 'In the City: New Works for Saxophone and Piano.' Werfelmann wrote his piece in 2014 and Harrison later commissioned and recored it. This work, 'Fractals in the Afterglow,' is a kind of meditation on the notion that fractals really are everywhere in the known universe, the afterglow of the bigbang.

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