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Urban Education Expert Keynotes Webster Education Conference

March 24, 2017

The Webster University School of Education welcomes H. Richard Milner IV, endowed chair of urban education at University of Pittsburgh and editor-in-chief of "Urban Education," as a keynote speaker for its annual conference, "Equity in Education: Creating Voice and Choice for Social Justice." The event on April 8 is open to the public and includes an alumni reception.

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Critical Conversations: Diversity and Inclusion 2017

March 15, 2017

In early March Webster University hosted its second annual two-day "Critical Conversations: Embracing Diversity and Inclusion" event as a forum for students, faculty, staff, alumni and community partners to share their experiences, research, and emerging trends in creating communities that embrace diversity in ways that welcome and include. Art Holliday and alumna Joan Lipkin's Uppity Theatre were among the highlights of two days of dialogue and reflection.

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Webster University's student population has grown to reflect the increasingly diverse environment in which we now live, work and learn.

Serving as Champions of Diversity and Inclusion: Op/Ed by President Stroble

February 27, 2017

President Elizabeth Stroble penned an editorial about the importance of diversity and inclusion in for the Friday, Feb. 24, St. Louis Post-Dispatch. "Success on our university campuses, in partnership with the communities we serve, and in our neighborhoods and workplaces demands that we embrace human differences while building on commonalities," she writes.

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Four Alumni Honored at St Louis American Foundation's Salute to Young Leaders Awards

February 24, 2017

Webster University President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble accompanied Webster colleagues and alumni to celebrate the honorees at the The St. Louis American Foundation's 7th Annual Salute to Young Leaders Awards, held the evening of Feb. 23 in downtown St. Louis. Among the 20 honorees are four Webster University graduates. Webster is a sponsor of the event.

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Stephanie Martinez

Stephanie Martinez: 'My Life As a Female, Latino Dance-Artist' March 1

February 21, 2017

The Department Of Dance in Webster Univesity’s Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts will host nationally renowned dancer, professional choreographer and master teacher Stephanie Martinez on March 1 from1-2:30 p.m. in the Jean and Wells Hobler Center for Dance in the Loretto-Hilton Center. Martinez will discuss her career in dance and in particular, her experience in the field as a Hispanic woman.

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Webster Ghana's Black History Month events include panel discussions and educational events for local schools.

Ghana Marks Black History Month with AAAG, Du Bois Centre, U.S. Embassy

February 16, 2017

Webster's campus in Accra, Ghana, partnered with with the African-American Association of Ghana (AAAG), the W.E.B. Du Bois Centre, and the U.S. Embassy to celebrate Black History Month with a series of panels and educational events for high schools and children on topics such as Pan Africanism, the diaspora, and African arts and culture.

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Webster University, a worldwide institution

Statement on U.S. Dept. of State Visa Revocation Memo

February 02, 2017

The University is working closely with attorneys and national educational organizations to clarify this latest action so we can offer better guidance to our community. We are stressing that any students, faculty or staff with a passport from those seven countries should refrain from any international travel at this time and until there is greater clarity about these policies, as they may not be able to re-enter the country.

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In the News: Schuster, Hellerud on Trump travel ban; Hall on protests

January 31, 2017

Webster Provost Julian Schuster and Vice Provost Nancy Hellerud were each interviewed on by local news on the impact on universities and students of the Trump administration executive order on immigration. Political Science adjunct faculty member William Hall was quoted in an article about protest marches.

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Join us Friday, Feb. 3.

Save the Date: Town Hall on Immigration Executive Order

January 30, 2017

The Webster University community is invited to a town hall to discuss the impact on students, faculty and staff of the Trump administration's Jan. 27 executive order on immigration. The event at noon on Friday, Feb. 3, in Winifred Moore Auditorium will also be streamed online. It will include on-campus resources, thoughts from an immigration attorney, and University leaders fielding the community's questions and concerns.

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