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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 University has been selected to host a Council of Independent Colleges workshop for regional univeristies

Council of Independent Colleges to Hold a Workshop at Webster University

March 03, 2017

Webster University will host a workshop in mid-March for some of the top educational experts in the region. “Securing America’s Future: The Power of a Liberal Arts Education” will be presented by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) at Webster University’s home campus on March 14. This is the seventh of eight workshops on the liberal arts that CIC has held across the nation in the past year.

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Contemporary Conversations: Eric Stange, Echoes of History in a New Media Landscape

March 02, 2017

Webster University welcomes Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow and documentary filmmaker Eric Stange to the Webster Groves campus for a talk and reception on March 8. Stange's address, "Echoes of History in a New Media Landscape," is part of the President's Contemporary Conversations for a Connected World speaker series.

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Webster University's student population has grown to reflect the increasingly diverse environment in which we now live, work and learn.

Serving as Champions of Diversity and Inclusion: Op/Ed by President Stroble

February 27, 2017

President Elizabeth Stroble penned an editorial about the importance of diversity and inclusion in for the Friday, Feb. 24, St. Louis Post-Dispatch. "Success on our university campuses, in partnership with the communities we serve, and in our neighborhoods and workplaces demands that we embrace human differences while building on commonalities," she writes.

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Four Alumni Honored at St Louis American Foundation's Salute to Young Leaders Awards

February 24, 2017

Webster University President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble accompanied Webster colleagues and alumni to celebrate the honorees at the The St. Louis American Foundation's 7th Annual Salute to Young Leaders Awards, held the evening of Feb. 23 in downtown St. Louis. Among the 20 honorees are four Webster University graduates. Webster is a sponsor of the event.

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Dr. Anton Wallner was named the new dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Anton Wallner Appointed Dean of College of Arts and Sciences

February 23, 2017

Anton S. Wallner, associate dean of Undergraduate Programs and a professor of Chemistry at Barry University in Florida, was appointed the new dean of Webster University’s College of Arts and Sciences, it was announced today. Wallner will start the new position this summer, just in time to help faculty and staff move into Browning Hall, the Interdisciplinary Science Building.

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Stroble on education, van Marissing on Dutch law, Cross on protests

In the News: Stroble in Post, van Marissing on Dutch radio, Cross in Sacramento Bee

February 23, 2017

Webster University President Beth Stroble was quoted in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on a Chamber effort to make St. Louis a top-10 education region, Leiden director Jean Paul van Marissing was interviewed on Dutch national radio about a law affecting the telecom sector, and Criminology faculty member Remy Cross was interviewed by the Sacramento Bee on the impact of protest movements in the United States.

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