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Special Offer from Opera Theatre of Saint Louis

June 06, 2017

Webster University has been home to Opera Theatre of Saint Louis’s annual festival season for 42 years. As a thank you for the Webster’s important role in OTSL’s success, the company is pleased to offer Webster faculty and staff members one pair of complimentary tickets to this Friday’s performance of "The Grapes of Wrath."

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Community Music School

Community Music School Student Joins Muny Orchestra

June 06, 2017

Community Music School student and recent graduate of Ladue High School, Nathan Hsu, has been offered a cello section position with The MUNY Orchestra for the summer 2017 season. Nathan started with CMS in the Suzuki program with Mary Lou Gotman and continued his cello studies with CMS faculty member, Catherine Lehr.

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Today is Give STL Day!

May 11, 2017

One Day. One Community. Give STL Day is bringing the St. Louis community together to support and enhance local nonprofits. Show your support for Webster and the STL community, by supporting a nonprofit most meaningful to you, like our University. You can make your gift now to benefit the students we serve and to celebrate the more than 6,000 new alumni we will have after commencement this weekend!

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President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble speaks to the attendees at the Stand with Students event held on campus last week. During that symposium, Webster University was lauded as one of five universities that helps students succeed.

Webster University Provides Educational Success to Underrepresented Students, Study Says

May 02, 2017

Webster University was one of five institutions of higher education in the region lauded for offering greater educational success to students from “underrepresented populations.” The citation was made Friday during the “Stand with Students” symposium sponsored by the non-profit St. Louis Graduates and the St. Louis Regional Chamber of Commerce.

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Peter Maher represented Webster in reaching the MOU.

Partnership with Thames International College to Bring Nepalese Students to Webster

May 01, 2017

Webster University has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Thames International College in Kathmandu, Nepal, which is designed to bring students from Nepal to Webster in St. Louis, and open a path for future collaboration between the two institutions. The agreement is part of a U.S. Embassy initiative responding to growing interest in U.S. education among Nepalese students.

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As a member of the CIC's Project for the Future of Independent Higher Education, President Stroble was host for the forum at Webster.

Video: Power of Liberal Arts Highlighted at CIC Workshop with Faculty, Staff

April 28, 2017

Webster University hosted some of the top educational experts in the region for the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) workshop, "Securing America’s Future: The Power of a Liberal Arts Education." The event saw university presidents from across the region bring teams of faculty and staff to learn and share best practices and to highlight the values of private institutions that are often overlooked or misunderstood. Watch a video of Webster representatives discussing the experience.

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SUNY Geneseo

Webster Welcomes SUNY-Geneseo to WINS Study Abroad Network

April 25, 2017

Webster University welcomes its newest Webster International Network of Schools (WINS) member, the State University of New York (SUNY) Geneseo, a premier public liberal arts college in the picturesque Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York. Founded in 1871, Geneseo is now a part of the statewide SUNY system that was designed to meet diverse needs across a vast geographic landscape. WINS expands Geneseo's study abroad programming, and also extends Webster campuses as study abroad destinations for students across the SUNY system.

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Series of events commemorates bond between United States and France

Centre Francophone, Webster Film Series Host WWI Cine-Concert 'Wings'

April 04, 2017

One hundred years after the United States entered World War One, the French Embassy seeks to shed light on this momentous occasion through a series of events across the U.S. throughout 2017 as part of a yearlong program “How 1917 Changed the World." Join the Webster University Film Series & the Centre Francophone, and Cinema St. Louis for a special ciné-concert to commemorate the centennial.

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A discussion on serving military students.

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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