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President Stroble and Provost Schuster with members of ARDN earlier this year during an agreement signing ceremony.

President Stroble Invited to Speak at United Nations Forum About Africa

September 21, 2018

Webster University President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble will speak on a panel at the United Nations next week as part of the “Africa: Open for Business Forum.” The goal of the forum is to explore the way in which government agencies, private organizations and community activists can work together to promote African business, innovation and entrepreneurship that adds to the public good.

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Jill Stulce demonstrates lab technology during a KSDK Newschannel 5 feature on the nurse anesthesia program.

In the News: Nurse anesthesia, cybersecurity, LouFest

September 14, 2018

Webster's Nurse Anesthesia program and Browning Hall were featured by NBC affiliate Newschannel 5, including an interview with program director Jill Stulce. ... Cybersecurity program lead Paul Frazier was part of an international TRTWorld roundtable on cyber attacks recorded out of London. ... Sports and Entertainment Management program lead was interviewed on St. Louis Public Radio about why the annual LouFest music festival was canceled.

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The WILLOW Project Food Pantry in Webster Hall is accepting donations to help out students

WILLOW Project Food Pantry Seeking Donations

September 13, 2018

Donations are now being accepted for the WILLOW (Women Initiate Legal Lifelines to Other Women) Project Food Pantry, established last September in Webster Hall. The food pantry was created to address a national problem that was highlighted in a recent Washington Post story - 36 percent of college students in the U.S. face food scarcity issues.

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Midwest Academy of Management

Webster to Host 2018 Midwest Academy of Management Conference

September 12, 2018

The Webster University George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology will host the 2018 Midwest Academy of Management conference ) Oct. 11-13 at the Westin St. Louis Hotel and at Webster's Gateway Campus in downtown St. Louis. The conference theme, "The Spirit of Community: Academics and Practitioners Collaborating to Improve our Future," draws upon the spirit of St. Louis heritage. Attendees will have more than 100 management-related papers and symposiums to choose in a wide range of areas of study.

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Doris Federhofer '38 at the Golden Circle reunion events in 2013

Webster Remembers Alumna Doris Federhofer '38

September 10, 2018

Webster University remembers Doris Federhofer '38, the alumni association matriarch and longtime volunteer, donor and ardent cheerleader for Webster’s mission. Federhofer, who arrived at Webster on scholarship in 1934, would have celebrated her class of 1938's 80th reunion this month. She and her husband Earl served in developing countries for 30 years after their retirement through The International Executive Service Corps, and were longtime supporters of scholarships at Webster.

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Applications are invited for scholarly research, academic projects, artistic performances, exhibitions and studies in any discipline.

2019-20 Faculty Research Grant Application Period Open

September 06, 2018

The Office of the Provost and the Office of Academic Affairs are now accepting applications for Faculty Research Grants for the 2019-20 academic year. This program encourages and promotes faculty research and professional development. Grant applications are invited for scholarly research, academic projects, artistic performances, exhibitions and studies in any discipline. Proposals that might lead to external funding are encouraged. Apply by 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2.

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Department of Music season opening event flyer

Music Opens Season with Instrumental Faculty Showcase Sept. 9

September 05, 2018

The Webster University Department of Music kicks off the 2018-19 performance season with an Instrumental Faculty Showcase on Sunday, Sept. 9, at 4 p.m. in the Winifred Moore Auditorium. The first-of-its-kind performance features the entire Webster University Instrumental Faculty performing hallmark works from the string, woodwind and brass repertoire.

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Freedom: The American Hustle

Webster Presents, 'Freedom: The American Hustle' a Multi-Media Exhibit

September 05, 2018

Webster University presents "Freedom: The American Hustle," a multi-media exhibit by St. Louis artists John K. Blair and Vaughn Davis Jr., at the Arcade Contemporary Art Projects at the Gateway campus. The opening reception is 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. The exhibit takes its title and much of its inspiration from seminal films from the 1970’s Blaxploitation genre, some of which will screen at the Webster Groves campus the weekend of Sept. 8-9. A panel discussion with the artists and Webster faculty members will be held Friday, Oct. 12, at the Arcade.

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Walker School Dean Simone Cummings was profiled in the St. Louis Business Journal.

In the News: Cummings featured; CMS on NPR; WILLOW in national news

September 04, 2018

Simone Cummings was featured in the St. Louis Business Journal on work-life balance. ... Coverage of WILLOW Project client Angel Stewart went national, with Associated Press stories appearing in outlets across the country. ... Community Music School student Jerry Chang's live performance will air along with an interview on NPR's From the Top this week.

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