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In the News: iLLPHONiCS audio, Sverdrup, Croghan, Setele

October 16, 2018

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch profiled iLLPHONiCS, a hip-hop fusion group formed in 2007 by Webster University students, as they recorded with Grammy-winning music producer Tony Visconti with engineering by alumnus and audio faculty member Justin Fisher. ... Julie Setele was quoted in the Post-Dispatch on abortion rights. ... Jack Croghan's appearance on Friday's "St. Louis On The Air" can be replayed online. ... The Webster Kirkwood-Times featured today's Sverdrup grand opening event.

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St. Louis Performing and Visual Arts College Fair at Webster University

Webster hosts 400 students, parents at Performing and Visual Arts College Fair

October 10, 2018

Webster University hosted the St. Louis Performing and Visual Arts College Fair on Oct. 8, connecting high school students interested in the fine and performing arts and entertainment arts, with colleges that offer those areas of study. Over 60 colleges participated, and approximately 400 students and parents attended.

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Forensic and Debate Team Nets 13 Awards in Opening Weekend

October 08, 2018

Webster University’s award-winning Forensic and Debate Team traveled to their first tournament of the season this past weekend at Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri, and returned with a number of individual and team awards. The team’s 13 awards include a third place team sweepstakes award and two individual sweepstakes awards, along with three individual event championships.

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Save the date for this annual salute to mid-year graduates.

Save the Date: December Toast 2018

October 05, 2018

Save the Date for the December Toast, the celebration of our mid-year graduates: Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, 4:30-6 p.m. at the Webster University Community Music School. This event will honor our August, October and December graduates from the greater St. Louis area. For more information on the December Toast and to RSVP, visit webster.edu/commencement/DecemberToast.

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Students are invited to visit the ARC for tutoring services and other opportunities.

Tutoring Program Available to Students Through the Academic Resource Center

September 21, 2018

As the semester is well underway, students may be presenting a need for additional subject-matter assistance. The Webster University Tutoring Program at the Academic Resource Center (ARC) provides a pool of capable tutors who can work one-on-one with students to help them achieve greater confidence, independence, and success as learners. This program is free of charge and serves all students who are currently enrolled in courses at Webster University. Individual peer tutoring is available by appointment for both short-term "catch-up" assistance and ongoing support.

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Webster Film Series Presents, "Seeing is Believing: Women Direct"

September 20, 2018

Webster Film Series will host a screening of "Seeing is Believing: Women Direct" directed by Cady McClain on Sept. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Winfred Moore Auditorium. Seeing Is Believing: Women Direct is a documentary film which emphasizes the opportunity for women to use their voice through media to change the social and political landscape and achieve full equality. There will be a Skype Q&A with McClain directly following the screening.

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Deadline Extended for Fall, Fall 1 Starfish Early Term Progress Survey

September 14, 2018

Deadline extended for current Starfish Early Term Progress Survey. Due to recent access issues to the Student Success Portal, powered by Starfish, the Early Term Progress Survey – Fall and Fall 1, 2018, which was set to expire at 11 p.m. CST on Monday, Sept. 17, has been extended to 11 p.m. CST on Friday, Sept. 21.

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Katie Ervin directs the Fort Leavenworth campus location.

News Around Webster: Ervin, Kracen, McLaughlin, Weiner

September 11, 2018

Dorcas McLaughlin presented a training workshop at an international psychotherapy conference in Malmo, Sweden. ... Vienna's Seth Weiner completed work on the sound for a film in the ORF III: Pixel, Bytes and Film program. ... Amanda Kracen will speak on "Fighting Burnout" at a workshop at Washington University School of Medicine. ... Fort Leavenworth's Katie Ervin is co-chair of this Saturday's American Royal Red, White and ‘Que-A Salute to the Military.

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Webster hosted the conference on Sept. 8. (Photo by Allison Levin, adjunct faculty member, via twitter @ConsultSNAPS)

Sports Research Conference includes Students' SABR Presentations

September 10, 2018

The Webster University Sports Research Conference was held Saturday, Sept. 8, directed by adjunct faculty member Allison Levin and the Webster Sports Media and Analytics Club. The conference invites research presentations on all facets of sports. Two presentations were by Webster students, alumnus Jacob Claspille and current junior Alexis LaMarsh, who had presented at this summer's national meeting of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR).

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Billy Spears

News Around Webster: Spears award, Davis chapter, Christeson remarks, Aaron film

August 31, 2018

School of Communications faculty member Dorian Hunter Davis has co-written a new textbook chapter, "Tweet the Press: Effects of Donald Trump's 'Fake News!' Epithet on Civics and Popular Culture." ... Con Christeson will speak at the National Arts Marketing Project Conference. ... Irvine cybersecurity faculty member Billy Spears won the Evanta Global CISO Breakaway Leadership Award in the "influence" category. ... A film edited by Chris Aaron, Forever Waves, premiered at the French Quarter Festival over the summer.

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Resume Drop-Off

Career Center Resume Drop-Off Service for Students

August 29, 2018

The Career Planning and Development Center (CPDC) is excited to introduce a new resume drop-off service for currently enrolled Webster University students. In-person or through e-mail, students can drop their resume off at the CPDC and receive feedback via e-mail within a week by a member of the CPDC team.

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Andrea Miller

News Around Webster: Miller on sociology; Liberati's grant; Cosic films

August 22, 2018

Andrea Miller organized a panel at the American Sociological Association’s preconference, “Incorporating Trans and Intersex Concepts and Activities into the Sociology Classroom," and was recognized for service to the ASA. ... Ryan Liberati received a professional development grant from the Illinois Counseling Association. ... Zlatko Cosic will have films screened at two international festivals in September.

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