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The judges assess the Webster University float in the July 4, 2018 Community Days Parade.

Webster University Receives 'Outstanding' Award in July 4 Parade

July 11, 2018

Webster University's float in the annual Webster Groves Community Days July 4 parade received the "Outstanding" award in the category of Best Theme. Global Marketing and Communications, Community Engagement and Facilities Operations collaborated on the University's representation in this major community event, including constructing a float and organizing staff, alumni, student and family member volunteers to represent Webster during the parade, which drew an estimated 40,000 spectators.

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Supermodel Karlie Kloss visited Webster University's Gateway Campus as it hosted one of her “Kode with Klossie” summer camps.

Karlie Kloss Visits 'Kode with Klossy' Camp at Gateway Campus

July 02, 2018

Supermodel Karlie Kloss visited the Gateway Campus last week to drop in on one of her “Kode with Klossy” summer camps, which was hosted by Webster University. Kloss started the summer camps in 2015 to encourage more young women to learn how to write computer code and enter the fields of computer engineering, programming and design. On this visit, President Stroble presented Kloss with a Webster University coin to honor her for supporting the education of young women.

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Webster's Dragon Boat team

Snapshots: Webster Team Races in Gateway Dragon Boat Festival

June 27, 2018

On Saturday, June 23, under the organization of the Confucius Institute at Webster University, Webster fielded a team of students, staff, and faculty at the 12th Annual Gateway Dragon Boat Festival at Creve Coeur Lake. Team members made new friends from throughout the Webster community and across the world, and had fun while showing off their Gorlok pride!

tags: global, webster life, webster today, confucius institute, community engagement

The 24th Webster Works Worldwide will be Oct. 3.

Save the Date: WWW 24 Oct. 3; Submit new agency names

June 18, 2018

Webster Works Worldwide (WWW) will celebrate its 24th year of providing community service on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. Since the event began at Webster University in 1995, more than 35,000 volunteers have given more 147,000 hours of service worldwide! Mark your calendars for this date, including the kickoff at 8 a.m. in St. Louis. If you would like to invite an agency that hasn't previously participated, please submit their information.

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Opera Theatre Offers Special Military Appreciation Performances of 'American Soldier'

May 25, 2018

In recognition of the service of our men and women in uniform, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis is honored to host two military appreciation performances of the new opera, "An American Soldier," inspired by the true story of Private Danny Chen. All veterans, active military personnel, and their families are invited June 6 and June 9 for only $15. A pre-show wine and cheese reception will be offered at both performances.

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Opera Theatre Offers Complimentary, Discounted Tickets for Webster University

May 25, 2018

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis has been proud to call Webster University home for the last 43 years. To thank the faculty, staff, and students of Webster for this long and meaningful partnership, OTSL is pleased to provide complimentary and discounted tickets to members of the Webster community for select performances.

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Join us for Sustainability Wednesdays this summer

Summer Sustainability Wednesdays Lunch Series

May 22, 2018

Join Webster University Sustainability Wednesdays from 12-1 p.m. during the summer months beginning May 30. Learn about strategies and solutions being created and used right here in our local community to improve environmental, social and economic sustainability on a global scale. Learn about each week's speakers and RSVP at webster.edu/sustainability.

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The workshop will be on May 23

Webster Hosts St. Louis Community Bike Share Workshop May 23

May 17, 2018

In an effort to discuss the changing landscape surrounding bike share and alternative transportation in St. Louis, the St. Louis Higher Education Sustainability Consortium would like to invite all to a half-day workshop of speakers and demonstrations to learn more about existing and impending bike share programs. The workshop will be held on Wednesday, May 23, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Webster University's Emerson Library.

tags: webster life, webster today, community engagement, sustainability

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Discounts Available at Webster Groves Businesses

May 16, 2018

The Office of Community Engagement is working with area businesses in Webster Groves to secure discounts for students, faculty and staff to encourage their support of local businesses. A number of businesses have already signed on to participate in the Webster University Discount Program, including Cyrano’s Café, Green Goose Consignment Gallery, Hub Bicycles, Webster Groves Garden Café and Leopard Boutique.

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Film, TV, Video Production Program Shows 'Movie Magic' at Science Center

May 11, 2018

Faculty and students from the Film, Television and Video Production program partnered with the Office of Admission to give community members a taste of movie making at the St. Louis Science Center's "First Friday: Movie Magic" event. The event, attended by over a thousand people, shined the light on Webster programs, equipment and people with four "sound stages" filling the museum and demonstrating how the magic of the screen is created.

tags: academics, faculty, school of communications, film, video production, students, office of admission, community engagement, home page, partnerships, webster today

Congratulations to the CMS Kindermusik community

Community Music School Named Top Early Childhood Education Program

May 11, 2018

The Community Music School (CMS) of Webster University Kindermusik program has been named a Top Program by Kindermusik International, the world’s leading publisher of music and movement programs. The Kindermusik Top Program Conductor Circle award recognizes excellence in building an expansive program and reaching many families in the community with music and early childhood education.

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Conservatory 50th

Highlights from Conservatory of Theatre Arts 50th Anniversary Celebration

May 11, 2018

A celebration weekend for Webster University’s Conservatory of Theatre Arts 50th anniversary was held at the main campus April 20-22. Over 250 alumni Conservatory alumni and their guests took part in the festivities throughout the weekend, reconnecting with friends and faculty, and celebrating 50 years of great theatre. Click through for photos and video highlights from the event.

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