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Filmmaking

Summer Camps for High School Students in Film, Gaming, Recording, Sports Communications

March 22, 2017

We are pleased to introduce two new summer media camps this season. In addition to Filmmaking (June 12-16) and Music Recording (June 12-16 or June 19-23), we will be offering Game Design (June 5-9) and Sports Communication (July 10-14) camps. Summer media camps are open to high school students of all levels of experience.

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Next Fall

Conservatory Students Direct Spring Capstone Projects

March 21, 2017

Melania Ricks (Next Fall) and Max Friedman (Rhinoceros), students in the Conservatory of Theatre Arts, will present two senior directing capstone projects March 31-April 2, and April 7-9. Both productions are student-run. This project is also a semester assignment for Conservatory acting, costume design, scenic design, lighting design, sound design and stage management students.

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Dispositive Environments Exhibition

Hunt Gallery Opening, Artist Talk: 'Dispositive Environments' March 24

March 21, 2017

The exhibition Dispositive Environments opens this month in Webster University’s Cecille R. Hunt Gallery, with works by Mel Watkin, John Sabraw, Eva Ju, Chris Jordan, Ursula Biemann, Libby Reuter and Joshua Brown. Curated by Jeffrey Hughes, the exhibition highlights the tension between technology and permanence, and the too often neglected ecological consequences of industrial rapid expansion. An opening reception is planned on March 24 from 6-8 p.m., with an artist lecture by Sabraw at noon.

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Heof, Broeder, Buck and Preuss (clockwise from top left)

GLA Spring Week Wraps with Focus on Leadership, Student Experience

March 17, 2017

The 2017 cohort of Global Leadership Academy fellows is spending the year working around the theme of "Informed advocacy for engaged leadership." This theme is framed in five sessions delving deeper into the lifecycle of the student from recruitment through the alumni experience. The group's spring week together in St. Louis wrapped up with Webster experts explaining how different points in this cycle are handled.

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Graduate student Sepideh Shirafkan and professor Deborah Stiles

Educational, School Psychology Faculty, Students Present Research

March 16, 2017

Students and faculty in Webster University’s Applied Educational Psychology and School Psychology programs have added to a growing list of publications and academic presentations over the last few weeks at conferences in New York and New Orleans, with topics including the impact of Ferguson on schools and youth suicide prevention.

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GLA fellows study and practice leadership topics in workshop settings and engage in activities that complement the curriculum.

GLA Focuses on Students as Learners, Understanding Network

March 15, 2017

Global Leadership Academy's week in St. Louis continued with examinations of ways to support students as learners, with presentations on Tuesday and Wednesday from Institutional Effectiveness, the Faculty Development Center, the dean of the School of Education, a student panel and leaders of metro campuses.

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Sumendra Sing, MBA student at Webster University Thailand

Thailand MBA Student Wins Top E-Commerce Paper

March 13, 2017

Sumendra Singh, a Webster University student pursuing his MBA in Thailand, has won the Best Paper Award at an international e-commerce conference in Bangkok. Written in collaboration with his MBA thesis mentor Leslie Klieb, the paper on e-commerce security was honored at the International Conference on E-Commerce, E-Business and E-Technology (IC17Thai).

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