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Summer Camps for High School Students in Film, Gaming, Recording, Sports Comm, more

March 22, 2017

We are pleased to introduce two new summer media camps this season. In addition to Filmmaking (June 12-16) and Music Recording (June 12-16 or June 19-23), we will be offering Game Design (June 5-9) and Sports Communication (July 10-14) camps. Summer media camps are open to high school students of all levels of experience.

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A discussion on serving military students.

Critical Conversations: Diversity and Inclusion 2017

March 15, 2017

In early March Webster University hosted its second annual two-day "Critical Conversations: Embracing Diversity and Inclusion" event as a forum for students, faculty, staff, alumni and community partners to share their experiences, research, and emerging trends in creating communities that embrace diversity in ways that welcome and include. Art Holliday and alumna Joan Lipkin's Uppity Theatre were among the highlights of two days of dialogue and reflection.

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Attendees at job recruitment session

Wyman Center Hiring for Summer Teen Leadership Program

March 09, 2017

The Wyman Center is seeking college students to fill various positions for its summer program. As part of the Career Planning & Development Center’s on campus recruiting program, representatives from the Wyman Center visited campus on March 2 to promote the positions available for its Teen Leadership Program Summer Camp. The center is looking for passionate college students to become Group Leaders, Trek Instructors, Team Leaders and Teen Support at the residential camp.

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Darkwah and Suransky discussed ways to hold African leaders accountable.

Ghana Public Lecture on African Leadership, Development

March 07, 2017

The latest public lecture at Webster's campus in Accra, Ghana, featured Leonard Suransky and Akosua Darkwah discussing media, civic engagement, and other trends that can help hold African political leaders accountable to help living standards improve along with growing economies.

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Kelvin Doe, left

Innovator Kelvin Doe Inspires Students at Ghana Campus

February 27, 2017

Webster Ghana hosted Kelvin Doe (aka DJ Focus), a 22-year-old Sierra Leonean who produced batteries, a FM transmitter, a sound amplifier, a three-channel mixer and a mic receiver by using rubbish from solid waste containers. Doe, who focuses his passion on engineering, started building his own radio station at age 11 by using discarded metal, cargo boxes and cables.

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Professor Indjikian moderated an interactive debate between the keynote speaker, other panelists and an active and participative audience.

Webster Geneva Launches Series on Future of Energy

February 21, 2017

Under the leadership of Rouben Indjikian, lecturer in commodities and trade finance, the Geneva campus has launched a series of conferences devoted to the future of energy. The first such event, “What Future for Petroleum?” attracted managers, traders, financiers, consultants and other private sector representatives.

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Support Free the Girls with Your Bra Donations through March 1

February 20, 2017

Gently used bras are again being collected for Free The Girls, a non-profit organization that provides job opportunities for survivors of sex trafficking in developing countries. Donations may be taken to associate professor Victoria 'Tori' Meyer in the Sverdrup Building, room 222, through March 1. Contact Meyer at victoriameyer78@webster.edu or 314-246-7637 with questions or to make a cash donation to assist with shipping costs.

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Webster Ghana's Black History Month events include panel discussions and educational events for local schools.

Ghana Marks Black History Month with AAAG, Du Bois Centre, U.S. Embassy

February 16, 2017

Webster's campus in Accra, Ghana, partnered with with the African-American Association of Ghana (AAAG), the W.E.B. Du Bois Centre, and the U.S. Embassy to celebrate Black History Month with a series of panels and educational events for high schools and children on topics such as Pan Africanism, the diaspora, and African arts and culture.

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Webster students performed at the invitation MCA

Webster Students Perform at Capitol for Arts Advocacy Day

February 09, 2017

Webster University students provided feature entertainment on Wednesday, Feb. 8, at the Missouri state capitol as the Missouri Citizens for the Arts (MCA) hosted their annual advocacy day. Representing the Department of Music in the noontime concert were Nathan Coleman, senior piano performance major; Brittany Graham, graduate vocal performance major; and Atum Jones, senior guitar performance major. Madeline Purches, senior musical theatre major, represented the Conservatory of Theatre Arts.

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Snapshot: Kingdom House shares summer opportunities with Webster students

February 07, 2017

To kick off the Career Planning & Development Center’s Spring On Campus Recruiting, representatives from Kingdom House hosted an Information Table on Jan. 24 in the University Center Commons, sharing information about job opportunities with Webster students. Kingdom House, which provides critical social services to the poorest of the poor in St. Louis, is seeking dedicated and passionate students of Webster University to help with the new summer program.

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The professor is in: Brown-Kennerly took Girl Scouts through a mini-lecture, workshop and dissection.

Professor Provides Girl Scouts Inside Look at Biological Sciences

February 07, 2017

When a local Girl Scout troop was looking for inspiring field experiences in biology, one mom who teaches and performs biological research for a living was happy to step up and give them an unforgettable day. Victoria Brown-Kennerly, assistant professor of Biological Sciences, hosted a local Webster Groves 7th-grade troop on campus for a biology workshop in mammalian anatomy and physiology that thrilled professor, scouts and parents alike.

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