News Articles

Lombok, Indonesia

A Photographer's Dream in Indonesia

April 25, 2017

As part of a creative research program for Webster University Thailand’s media communications faculty member Thomas Martin Ronald Groves recently completed and published a photo book entitled "A Glimpse of Kawah Ljen and Lombok, Indonesia." Situated just east of Indonesia’s tourist island of Bali, Lombok is famous for its pristine beaches, adventurous surfing and unique wildlife. The Kawah Ljen volcano and sulphur mines in East Java, meanwhile, provide a completely different setting.

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Forensics and Debate Team Showcase Performance April 26

April 24, 2017

The Webster University Forensics and Debate Team will host its annual “Showcase Performance” on Wednesday, April 26, from 12-1 p.m. in the Library Conference Room. The showcase will feature performances that earned national honors, including the national championship. There will also be an opportunity to visit with the student members after the performances. Light refreshments will be provided.

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Webster University Advertising Campaign class is once again the District 9 winner of the National Student Advertising Competition

Advertising Campaign Class Wins Student Advertising Competition, Heads to Nationals

April 20, 2017

The Webster University Advertising Campaign class is once again the District 9 winner of the National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC). The team, made up of 15-member team of copywriters, designers, and account service members, received 1st place and received a special recognition for "Outstanding Graphic Design." With the district win, they will now compete in semifinals from May 4-5.

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Webster community members in the news

In the News: Legal Studies and human trafficking; Smith on fake news; Algieri on U.S.-Europe-China relations

April 14, 2017

The "Stop Human Trafficking" event co-sponsored by the Legal Studies Department was covered on KPLR TV and St. Louis Public Radio, School of Communications adjunct faculty member Julie Smith was interviewed in a Washington Post Magazine feature on media literacy and fake news, and Vienna international relations head Franco Algieri was interviewed by Der Standard on U.S., China and Europe relations.

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Journal Awards

Journal Staff Earns 21 Award Wins at MCMA Conference

April 13, 2017

The staff of the Webster University student newspaper, The Journal, received 21 awards from the Missouri College Media Association, including first place Sweepstakes Award in its division of college newspapers. This award acknowledges the most awards won overall. The six other first place awards included best website, news writing, column writing, feature photo, and entertainment and political cartoons.

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News around Webster

News Around Webster: Rosenblum, Workie, Cuille, McGrath, Cosic

April 12, 2017

Warren Rosenblum was awarded a fellowship at the U.S. Holocaust Museum and Memorial. Lionel Cuille presented at an International French Studies colloquium. Kim McGrath presented "Women in Leadership: How to Prepare for Difficult Conversations" at the Forum on Education Abroad. Menbere Workie is publishing a monthly commentary on economics and finance. Zlatko Cosic's newest film, "Even The Birds Know It," will screen at a festival in Gdańsk, Poland.

tags: academics, college of arts and sciences, employee news, french, holocaust studies, video production, economics, faculty, school of business and technology, school of communications, webster today

photos of outstanding alumni awardees

Alumni Association Announces 2017 Award Winners

April 11, 2017

The Webster University Alumni Association has announced Marilynne Bradley, Vanessa Cooksey, Adam Neal, Emily Hencken-Ritter and Christopher Dietrich as recipients of its 2017 Outstanding Alumni Award. This award recognizes alumna or alumnus from each school or college who has achieved outstanding success and recognition in their profession and/or voluntary service.

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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.

tags: academics, film, centre francophone, french, global, international languages and cultures, partnerships, community engagement, college of arts and sciences, school of communications, webster film series, webster life, webster today

Media professional shares knowledge with student

School of Communications to Host Media Academy

March 31, 2017

Students and alumni are invited to meet industry experts, learn from media executives, and participate in interactive workshops at the Media Academy hosted by the School of Communications on April 5-6. Media Academy focuses on the importance of career development and industry exploration, bring together students, alumni, faculty, and industry professionals to exchange ideas and expand their knowledge of the ever-changing communication landscape.

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Webster Ghana Hosts Communications Students for International Storytelling Tour

March 30, 2017

For two weeks in March, the Ghana campus hosted students of the School of Communications on a two-week international storytelling tour. The group, led by associate professor Larry Baden from the Webster Groves campus, toured several cities and towns in the country gaining an understanding of the historical background and cultural heritage of the Ghanaian people.

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Fall 2017 Adobe Seminar Series

School of Communications Offers Fall 2017 Adobe Seminar Series

March 29, 2017

The School of Communications will offer a series of weekend, one-credit seminars that introduce students to several Adobe applications starting in the fall of 2017. The courses are prerequisite-free, open to anyone at Webster, and will meet from 5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Friday and all day Saturday. The courses will be offered early in the semester so that students are able to utilize the skills in their respective courses immediately in the fall semester.

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Seven Students Awarded Professional Membership Fees

March 27, 2017

The Career Planning & Development Center’s Spring 2017 Professional Association Membership Program (ProAMP) awarded seven students representing all five colleges and schools with membership fees to the professional association of their choice. Recipients chose to become student members of the Advertising Club of Greater Saint Louis, AIGA, the Council for Exceptional Children, the Information Systems Security Association, and the International Studies Association.

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

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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