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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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Students and colleagues shared the news with a surprise party.

2018 Student Employees, Supervisor of the Year

May 21, 2018

Jennifer Hylton-Whited, representative for the Department of Art, Design and Art History (DADAH), was selected as the 2017-18 Student Employment Supervisor of the Year. She was nominated by nine of her student workers. A surprise party was organized in her honor by students and colleagues. See other outstanding nominees and previously announced Student Employees of the Year.

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Convene with faculty, staff and students for resources on learning and engagement.

GCP Collaboratory: Opportunities to Join Remotely

May 16, 2018

Faculty, students, and staff throughout Webster’s worldwide network are invited to tune in for streamed events during the Global Citizenship Collaboratory on May 21-22. The plenary events on Monday will be streamed at webster.edu/live, and participants can also remotely join two concurrent sessions on Tuesday. Those attending in person should RSVP by May 17.

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Kemper

Excellence in Teaching: 2018 Kemper Award Winners Finlayson, Preuss, Flack, Garcia

May 15, 2018

One of Webster University's traditions before the annual commencement is to recognize four faculty members with Webster's most prestigious faculty awards, the William T. Kemper Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Wilma and Roswell Messing, Jr. Faculty Award. Recipients were honored at the annual commencement dinner and on other occasions throughout the weekend.

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Wienke and Kracen

First Advisor of the Year Award Recipients Announced

May 14, 2018

The Academic Advising Center and Office of Academic Affairs announced the 2018 Advisor of the Year recipients. Amanda Kracen, assistant professor in the Department of Psychology, and Jordan Wienke, graduate international academic advisor, are the first faculty advisor and professional staff advisors to receive this honor, recognizing their outstanding care, knowledge and engagement as advisors to Webster students.

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Students were recognized for on-campus leadership and dedication.

Student Leader Award Recipients Honored in Ghana

May 14, 2018

Webster University's campus in Accra, Ghana, held its 2nd Annual Student Awards Night to recognize student groups and individual students for their hard work and dedication to the office of Student Affairs, the Admissions office, and the University at large. Awards were presented to the student leaders by staff and fellows students of the university. They reflect growing engagement and leadership activity among the student body at the Webster Ghana campus.

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Webster

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.

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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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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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Students prepared a railroad crossing safety campaign for Union Pacific.

Students Save Lives, Raise Awareness in PR Capstone Projects

May 10, 2018

For the 15th year, Webster University seniors designed real-world campaigns as part of the capstone public relations campaigns class in the School of Communications. The experiential-based class provides students with experience working for real clients to solve communications issues. The students designed a railroad crossing safety campaign for Union Pacific, helped Nestle Purina Petcare build relationships in a small Georgia community, and aided a nonprofit preschool, The Learning Center, in Sunset Hills.

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The annual event helps graduates who travel to St. Louis for Commencement to visit the main campus, and meet faculty and staff in person.

Reception for Online, Metro, Military Graduates Coming to St. Louis

May 09, 2018

The Online Learning Center will host the annual reception for graduates who completed their studies online or at Webster’s metro or military campuses and are coming to St. Louis for the 99th Commencement. Held Friday, May 11, 4-6 p.m. in Sunnen Lounge, the event provides an opportunity for these graduates to visit the main campus and meet faculty and staff in person.

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Friday, May 11, 5-7 p.m. in Hunt Gallery

2018 MA Exhibition: Patricia Clark, 'Bound and Determined'

May 09, 2018

The final Hunt Gallery opening and exhibition of the academic year is the 2018 Department of Art, Design and Art History M.A. Exhibition, "Patricia Clark: Bound and Determined." Clark had a recent solo show of paintings at Bruno David Gallery. This exhibition of paintings and video is thoughtful, timely and even provocative. The reception on Friday, May 11, 5-7 p.m. is free and open to the public.

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Prepare for GDPR.

Ready for GDPR? Understanding Personal and Sensitive Data

May 07, 2018

The European Union (EU) will implement the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) on May 25, regulating the processing of personal data for EU residents/citizens and requiring consent to the transfer of this information. Webster faculty and staff should become familiar with this regulation and its treatment of personal and sensitive data. Visit Webster's GDPR site and student privacy notice, and delete any such data on EU residents/citizens from your computer or laptop that is no longer needed.

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