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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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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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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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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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Safe Zone Brown Bag Lunch Series March 31 and April 14

March 29, 2017

Safe Zone at Webster University will be coordinating a two-part brown-bag lunch series on Friday, March 31 and Friday, April 14 from 12-1 p.m. in East Academic Building, Room 238. The two events, on allies and resources for LGBTQIA+ and on "communicating my identity," are designed for faculty, staff and students to share their perspective in an open conversation. Participants are encouraged to bring their lunch and join the conversation.

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Webster SAAC and FCA Sponsor Division III Week

March 29, 2017

The Webster University Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) are sponsoring events for Division III Week, April 3-7, with a week of events to engage the community in celebrating D-III sports. From watching the NCAA basketball championship while getting a massage and eating free pizza, to a pool party with free Chick-fil- A, there will several fun activities, a collection drive for an alumna-founded nonprofit, and a free raffle for Cardinal tickets.

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Webster director Jean Paul van Marissing and Rwanda's ambassador to the Netherlands, Jean Pierre Karabaranga

Snapshot: Webster Director Discusses International Human Rights with Rwandan Ambassador

March 28, 2017

Webster University the Netherlands director Jean Paul van Marissing met with Jean Pierre Karabaranga, the Ambassador of the Republic of Rwanda, at the embassy of Rwanda in The Hague. They discussed the importance of international human rights and the commemoration of genocide. Among the Webster degree programs offered in the Netherlands is the MA in International Human Rights.

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ICDO raises awareness of different cultural expressions and values

ICDO Presents Cross-Cultural Workshop in Vienna, March 28

March 27, 2017

In order to encourage cultural interaction among migrants, International Cultural Diversity Organization (ICDO), a newly created NGO by Webster alumni, presents a cross-cultural workshop, “Cultural Speed Dating and Mashup." This event will be held at the Webster Vienna Private University campus on Tuesday, March 28, at 6 p.m.

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