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Call for Judges for Two Forensic Debate Tournaments, Dec. 1-2

November 21, 2018

Webster’s Forensic and Debate Team is preparing to host two collegiate tournaments Dec. 1 and Dec. 2. As is always the case, locally hosted tournaments succeed with community support, which includes guest critics. Gina Jensen, director of the program, anticipates as many as 25 schools from states throughout the Midwest. There are two tournaments running concurrently: the Study Break Tournament and the Gateway Swing.

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Webster leaders visited the campus in Accra, Ghana in November.

In the News: Ghana visit, chess team, Cross on violence

November 16, 2018

President Beth Stroble was quoted in CitiNewsroom about the growing need for more higher education capacity in Ghana, in a story featuring a recent seminar on the topic hosted by the Webster Ghana campus. ... Remy Cross was interviewed by The Globe Post about an increase in violence associated with right-wing extremist "nationalist" groups. ... The #1-ranked Webster chess team was covered by KMOX radio and in stltoday.

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Hannah Emerson, International Relations student

International Relation Student Wins Contest for Global Solutions

November 16, 2018

Hannah Emerson, who is studying International Relations through the Combine Degree Program offered at Webster, won a Citizens for Global Solutions contest which sent her to the organization’s national conference in Washington D.C., Citizens for Global Solutions Annual Board Meeting, Nov. 9-12. Emerson won the contest with her essay, “Urbanization: A Global Problem with a Global Smart City Solution,” which explored her international experience and how Smart City policies can help alleviate the problems that come with urbanization.

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If you have questions, contact the service desk.

Password Policy Compliance Measures

November 14, 2018

To ensure the security, privacy and protection of the personal and professional data of all its constituents, Information Technology will roll out password policy compliance measures to implement Webster University policy for systems, computers and mobile devices. To avoid disruption of service, please take the time to familiarize yourself with these guidelines and update your password to meet them.

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Webster Conservatory Presents 'Fahrenheit 451' Nov. 14-18

November 14, 2018

The public is invited to the Webster Conservatory production of "Fahrenheit 451." Ray Bradbury’s classic drama is a timely and suspenseful journey, Fahrenheit 451 is a dystopian tale about the importance of reading and thinking for oneself. The production will take place at the Browning Mainstage Theatre Nov. 14-18 at 7:30 p.m., with the Sunday production at 2 p.m. Free admission is offered to Webster Students, Faculty, and Staff with a valid ID. $15 for adults, $7 for seniors, alumni, and non-Webster students. $2 for children 12 and under.

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Webster offers several resources for military-affiliated student and alumni communities in navigating the transition to a civilian career.

New Career Resource for Military-Affiliated Students

November 12, 2018

The Career Planning and Development Center (CPDC) has developed a resource to aid Webster University's military-affiliated student and alumni communities in navigating their transition into a civilian career. This resource is a one of several that the CPDC has developed for targeted student communities.

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The Chamber Singers will perform choral works from a variety of musical eras.

Chamber Singers to Perform in St. Louis Central Library

November 09, 2018

The Webster University Chamber Singers present "Sacred and Profane," a performance in the spectacular Great Hall of the St. Louis Central Library on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. The concert features sacred choral works from a variety of musical eras, and concludes with "Harmonices Mundi," a work by David Werfelmann, director of the Bachelor of Arts in Music program. Admission is free.

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Annual nation-wide celebration of international education and exchange

Webster to Celebrate International Education Week, Nov. 12-16

November 08, 2018

International Education Week (IEW) is an annual nation-wide celebration of international education and exchange that kicks off Monday, Nov. 12. Events run all week. It began in 2000 as a joint initiative through the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education. Colleges and universities across the country host globally themed events and activities throughout the week.

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Community members gathered in Donor Plaza on Tuesday evening.

Snapshots: Community Interfaith Vigil

October 31, 2018

The Webster University community held an interfaith candlelight vigil on Tuesday evening to reaffirm the core value of diversity and inclusion and provide an opportunity to come together in the aftermath of tragedies and incidents across the world where individuals have been targeted for their beliefs and convictions. University leaders and students representing multiple faith traditions spoke, and each participant received the name of a recent victim to reflect upon during the gathering.

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RAD

RAD Submission Deadline Approaching

October 24, 2018

The submission period is winding down for Webster’s Fall 2018 Research Across Disciplines (RAD) conference. This conference is open to all levels, disciplines, and campuses. RAD is open to both undergraduate and graduate students from any discipline, studying anywhere in Webster’s network (including global and online). The deadline for submissions is Nov. 2.

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study abroad

Exciting Spring Break Study Abroad Offerings for 2019

October 23, 2018

Webster is offering 6 fantastic programs in various locations from Vienna, to Thailand, to Ecuador for students this Spring Break. Options for both undergraduates and graduate students are available in a variety of academic disciplines. These courses are taught during the Spring Semester with the study abroad component taking place over Spring Break.

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vsoc

VetSuccess Counselor Moving to Advising Center

October 23, 2018

Effective Oct. 23, VetSuccess on Campus (VSOC) counselor Jason Blakemore will be located in the Advising Center and Career Planning and Development Center in Garden Park Plaza. Student veterans may now check in with the Advising Center front desk for appointments. VSOC serves a vital role supporting our veteran population from the Webster Groves campus, providing various services to student veterans such as education and training opportunities, adjustment counseling to resolve problems, referrals to health and community services, assistance for other veterans benefits and a mentorship program.

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