News Articles

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 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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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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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.

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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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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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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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Guest speakers joined by Martha Amankwah, Webster Ghana director of Enrollment Management (second left), and campus director Christa Sanders (center).

Ghana Hosts International Guidance Counselors

May 04, 2018

The Webster University Ghana campus hosted a guidance counselors’ workshop for high school counselors of high profile international schools throughout Accra, with 24 counselors from 15 schools attending. The theme for this year’s workshop was “Effective Counseling for Achieving Academic Excellence.” Webster faculty as well as a U.S. State Department representative and a dean from University of Ghana were among those speaking with the counselors.

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Centre Francophone high school French essay contest

Webster Hosts 92 Students in Centre Francophone Essay Contest

May 02, 2018

Webster University hosted 92 French language students from high schools across the St. Louis region for the Centre Francophone's annual French essay contest. The contest is open to students from any local high school who are in the second, third, fourth and fifth years of French language study.

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