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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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Webster choral ensembles will share the stage with UMSL's University Singers.

Webster Concert Choir, Chamber Singers Performing at St. Louis Cathedral Basilica

February 24, 2017

In a special event featuring two of the region's finest collegiate choirs, Webster University's Concert Choir and Chamber Singers will perform along with the University Singers from the University of Missouri-St. Louis in the beautiful setting of the St. Louis Cathedral Basilica

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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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Members of the 2016 DBA Swiss cohort

Webster-GEM DBA Collaboration Marks 10th Anniversary Cohort

December 05, 2016

Webster University's Geneva campus celebrated 10 years of collaboration with Grenoble Ecole de Management's DBA program. This year's cohorts again represented a very culturally diverse group of students pursuing a rigorous academic part-time program that includes workshops, intensive online resources and face-to-face mentoring.

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Lake Forest along Chicago's North Shore.

Webster Welcomes Lake Forest to WINS Partner Network

November 14, 2016

Webster University welcomes its newest Webster International Network of Schools (WINS) member, Lake Forest College, a private liberal arts college along Chicago’s North shore. Founded in 1857, Lake Forest recently expanded its study abroad offerings to include nearly 200 off-campus study programs in more 70 countries. Webster’s international campuses are now a part of that expanded range of programs.

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The ORSP, Academic Affairs and the IRB will work to support scholarly productivity and success for students and faculty across the network.

Provost Announces Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

October 25, 2016

The Provost announced the creation of a new Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP). Sustained faculty interest and commitment to research and a new multi-year capacity building NIH grant provide Webster with the ideal opportunity to establish a new level of infrastructure and support for achieving operational and academic excellence. The OSRP will have a faculty adviser who will work with principle investigators to propose policies and develop programs supporting research.

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until the flood

The Rep's 'Until the Flood' Explores Social Unrest in St. Louis

October 10, 2016

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis is offering a substantial ticket discount for all Webster University students and staff wishing to attend the premier run of "Until the Flood" Oct. 12-Nov. 6. Celebrated writer, performer and Pulitzer Prize finalist Dael Orlandersmith spent a week in St. Louis, listening as many of our friends and neighbors described their lives in the wake of recent social unrest. From these conversations, Orlandersmith crafted a stunning piece that reflects the complexity of St. Louis without advancing any one viewpoint above others.

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The young leader cohort toured campus and networked with Webster students, faculty and staff.

Webster Ghana Hosts Young African Leaders in Obama Initiative

September 09, 2016

Webster's campus in Accra, Ghana, organized a networking and barbeque event to host the 4th Cohort of participants in President Barrack Obama’s Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) who are currently undergoing leadership training at the West Africa Regional Leadership Centre (RLC) in Accra. Webster Ghana director Christa Sanders called this an important partnership between two organizations invested in the next generation of African leaders.

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Webster connected 12 companies with more than 70 job-seekers in the Kansas City area.

Job Fair Connects Kansas City Employers, Job-Seekers

September 02, 2016

Webster's Kansas City campus location hosted a job and networking fair that connected 12 employers with over 70 job-seekers in the Kansas City area, including current students and alumni. The employers were enthusiastic about the quality of the candidates they interviewed, and many scheduled in-depth follow-up interviews with those they met at the fair.

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