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University to Promote ISB Opening, Eclipse Viewing at July 4 Parade; Call for Volunteers

June 08, 2017

Members of the Webster University community are invited to participate in the City of Webster Groves’ Community Days Parade Saturday, July 4. The University’s float this year will be a science-theme, with giveaway items that invite the community to two upcoming events on the home campus. Energetic walkers are needed to hand out small items to the crowd during the parade. Help is also needed on Monday, July 3, to prepare the more than 8,000 giveaway items for parade walkers.

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Ghana Public Lecture Dicusses African, Chinese Economics, Culture, and Development

June 08, 2017

Webster Ghana hosted a public lecture, Africa and China: Economics, Culture, and Development, as part of its inaugural "Ghana at 60" public lecture series. The public heard about the economic ties between Africa and China, in terms of trade, aid, and investments, which is increasingly becoming phenomenal.

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The 23rd Webster Works Worldwide will be Oct. 4.

Save the Date: WWW 23 Oct. 4; Submit new agency names

June 07, 2017

Webster Works Worldwide (WWW) will celebrate its 23rd year of providing community service on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. Since the event began at Webster University in 1995, more than 32,000 volunteers have given more 141,000 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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sustainability

Sustainability Presents Wednesday Lunch and Learn Sessions for Summer

May 24, 2017

Join Webster University Sustainability Wednesdays during the summer months beginning May 31 from noon-1 p.m. to learn about strategies and solutions being created and used right here in our local community to improve environmental, social and economic sustainability. The lunch lectures will take place every Wednesday, with free box lunches provided! RSVP to reserve a spot and a lunch.

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Today is Give STL Day!

May 11, 2017

One Day. One Community. Give STL Day is bringing the St. Louis community together to support and enhance local nonprofits. Show your support for Webster and the STL community, by supporting a nonprofit most meaningful to you, like our University. You can make your gift now to benefit the students we serve and to celebrate the more than 6,000 new alumni we will have after commencement this weekend!

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The path of the eclipse's totality will cross the home campus in Webster Groves, where Webster University was founded in 1915.

Solar Eclipse: Webster to Celebrate, Observe Rare Event on Campus

May 03, 2017

Webster University’s Department of Biological Sciences and the College of Arts and Sciences will host festivities celebrating and observing the full solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. Webster's home campus in Webster Groves is right in the path of this rare, beautiful celestial phenomenon, which hasn't tracked across the United States since 1918.

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New Technology, New Platform, New Date: Give STL Day Happening May 11

May 03, 2017

Give STL Day, powered by the St. Louis Community Foundation, is bringing the St. Louis community together to support and enhance our local nonprofits, like Webster! Just imagine the impact we could have if we all come together to give on May 11. Please show your support for Webster students and the St. Louis community -- including nearly 900 nonprofits across the region and 33 in Rock Hill and Webster Groves.

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Webster Supports 2017 Arts, Education Workplace Giving Campaign

April 18, 2017

The arts are vital to our region. They make St. Louis a great place to live! Whether it’s music, dance, theatre, film, literary or visual arts, the arts continue to teach us and inspire us, and for over 50 years, the Arts and Education Council has been shaping a vibrant arts community throughout the bi-state St. Louis region. The arts play a role in adding value to our community, which is why Webster is a proud participant in the Arts and Education Council’s 2017 Annual Campaign.

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Series of events commemorates bond between United States and France

Centre Francophone, Webster Film Series Host WWI Cine-Concert 'Wings'

April 04, 2017

One hundred years after the United States entered World War One, the French Embassy seeks to shed light on this momentous occasion through a series of events across the U.S. throughout 2017 as part of a yearlong program “How 1917 Changed the World." Join the Webster University Film Series & the Centre Francophone, and Cinema St. Louis for a special ciné-concert to commemorate the centennial.

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Students volunteer at Hua Hin's Central Beach

Webster Thailand Rotaract Club Students Cleans Up Beach

April 03, 2017

On March 22, students from Webster University Thailand and Stamford International University joined hands as part of a voluntary effort to clean up Hua Hin’s Central Beach. Organized by the respective Rotaract Clubs of the two universities, the afternoon provided an opportunity to highlight the environmental damage caused by littering. 

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Easter Egg Hunt

Alumni Association Easter Egg Hunt, Egg Decorating Contest

March 31, 2017

The Webster community is invited to bring friends and family to the Alumni Association Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 15, on the University Center Quad. Check-in starts at 10 a.m. Snap a photo with the Easter Bunny or the Gorlok and get a balloon from Silly Jilly before the hunt which begins at 10:30 a.m sharp. Admission to this event will be $5 per child. The Easter Egg Hunt is for all ages (age 4 and under, and age 5 and older). Attendees are asked to RSVP by Wednesday, April 12. Additionally, campus departments are invited to decorate an Easter egg to be judged by the children attending the Easter Egg Hunt.

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The challenge tests programming and problem-solving skills in a cooperative team setting.

Webster Presents 14th Annual High School Programming Challenge

March 30, 2017

With the help of sponsors Reinsurance Group of America, Century Link, Maritz and Hunter Engineering, Webster University will host its 14th Annual High School Programming Challenge on Saturday, April 1. The Programming Challenge brings together talented students from high schools in Missouri and Illinois to compete in a spirit of fun, testing programming skills and problem-solving ability as they work in cooperative teams.

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