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collage of cultures

Webster Thailand's Collage of Cultures Celebrates Diversity

December 13, 2016

The Collage of Cultures was held on Nov. 26 at the Sheraton Hua Hin and attracted over 180 guests, including Webster Thailand students, faculty and staff from Bangkok and Cha-Am/Hua Hin. It featured a national dress fashion show and various performance by students from Vietnam, Bhutan, France, Russia, India, Italy, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, South Korea, Thailand, UK and USA.

tags: global, webster life, webster today, thailand, diversity, inclusion

until the flood

The Rep's 'Until the Flood' Explores Social Unrest in St. Louis

October 10, 2016

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis is offering a substantial ticket discount for all Webster University students and staff wishing to attend the premier run of "Until the Flood" Oct. 12-Nov. 6. Celebrated writer, performer and Pulitzer Prize finalist Dael Orlandersmith spent a week in St. Louis, listening as many of our friends and neighbors described their lives in the wake of recent social unrest. From these conversations, Orlandersmith crafted a stunning piece that reflects the complexity of St. Louis without advancing any one viewpoint above others.

tags: webster life, webster today, partnerships, community engagement, diversity and inclusion, repertory theatre, diversity

Book Club: 'All the Light We Cannot See' March 21

March 02, 2016

Next up in the Webster University Book Club repertoire is 'All the Light We Cannot See' which tells both the story of Marie-Laure, a 12-year-old who is blind and forced to flee Nazi-occupied Paris with her father. Discussion will be held Monday, March 21, at noon in the Library Conference Room. Everyone is welcome. Book Club: 'All the Light We Cannot See' March 21

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Book Club: 'Black Man in a White Coat' Jan. 11

January 07, 2016

Next up in the Webster University Book Club repertoire is Damon Tweedy’s "Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor’s Reflections on Race and Medicine," which tells both the story of Tweedy’s medical school experiences as an African-American man interspersed with a broader discussion of health and health care issues related to race. Discussion will be held Monday, Jan. 11, at noon in the Library Conference Room. Everyone is welcome.

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