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Freedom: The American Hustle

Arcade Gallery Presents 'Freedom: The American Hustle, The Poetry Series' Nov. 17

November 14, 2018

"Freedom: The American Hustle, The Poetry Series" will be held Saturday, Nov. 17, from 1:30-4 p.m. at the Arcade Contemporary Arts Projects Gallery at the Gateway Campus. The voices of several female poets reflect on the cultural perspectives and concept of freedom of the time. The poetry series is a special extension of the Gallery's art exhibition, "Freedom: The American Hustle," on display through Dec. 8.

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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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Chrissy Gilbert and Kelsey Bourne

Webster Sponsors Missouri Community College Convention in Branson

November 13, 2018

Webster University was a sponsor for the 54th Annual Convention of the Missouri Community College Association in Branson, Missouri, Nov. 7-9, a gathering of faculty, staff, administrators, and trustees from the state’s 12 community colleges. The Office of Admission's Chrissy Gilbert and Kelsey Bourne attended the convention, representing Webster in the tradeshow, and also presented the breakout session How to Help Prepare Students for a Successful Transfer.

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ILSSA: Implement: Essential Tools for Living

Hunt Gallery presents 'ILSSA Implement: Essential Tools for Living'

November 13, 2018

Join us for the Hunt Gallery opening reception of "ILSSA Implement: Essential Tools for Living" on Friday, Nov. 16, with a special preview for the Webster University community starting at 5:30 p.m. Artist and ILSSA co-founder, Emily Larned, will speak about the exhibition and about ILSSA at the DADAH Friday Forum on Friday from noon-1 p.m. in Sverdrup 123. Learned will speak again, briefly, at 6:45 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public.

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Lionel Cuillé

News Around Webster: Cuille, Ibroscheva, Kleinman, Cosic

November 12, 2018

Elza Ibroscheva presented at the ECREA conference, “Centres and Peripheries: Communication, Research, Translation," in Switzerland. ... Lionel Cuillé gave a lecture at the international conference "Paul Claudel : résolument contemporain" at Paris-Sorbonne University. ... Kim Kleinman published a featured review, “Working at the Intersection of the Histories of Science, Technology, and Agriculture” in Agricultural History. ... Zlatko Cosic's films are screening at international film festivals in Tehran, Miami, Marseille and St. Louis.

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Tips for Students: Preparing for final exams

November 12, 2018

Final exams often test the knowledge students have acquired throughout the entire semester. Depending on how their finals are weighted, their final exam grades could mean the difference between an A and a C on their transcripts. The Academic Resource Center (ARC) understands how stressful preparing for finals can be—for faculty members as well as students. If students are struggling with how to study for finals, these tips from the ARC can help.

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CLICK Reception with Keynote Speaker, Yvonne Sparks, Nov. 13

November 12, 2018

Walker EDGE brings back CLICK: Creating Links In Community Knowledge. Webster University students, faculty and staff are invited to enjoy drinks and appetizers, network and gain insights on the impact of community collaboration from keynote speaker and Webster alum, Yvonne Sparks, MPA, MA, Assistant Vice President & Director, Community Reinvestment Initiatives at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

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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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Emerson Library

Mendeley Reference Manager Streamlines Research for Large Projects

November 12, 2018

The Emerson library offers access to Mendeley Institutional Edition, which simplifies research organization, collaboration, and citation. Export sources directly to your collection from the web or library resources, then share, annotate, and more. The desktop application inserts citations and bibliographies into Word with just a click, potentially saving hours of formatting. Mendeley is recommended for students in research-intensive majors, those completing a thesis or capstone project, and faculty or staff who are interested in publishing.

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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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Webster Holiday

President and Provost's Faculty and Staff Holiday Party Dec. 7

November 08, 2018

President Beth Stroble and Provost Julian Schuster invite St. Louis-area faculty and staff to celebrate the holiday season with good friends and good cheer, Friday, Dec. 7, from 4-5:30 p.m., in the Edward Jones Commons of the East Academic Building. In the spirit of the season, guests are invited to bring monetary or donations for Affton Christian Food Pantry to the party, for collection.

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What the Midterms Mean for the Environment

November 08, 2018

Now that the polls have closed, what do the results hold in store for environmental policy on a local, state, national and even global level? Join the Missouri Sierra Club and Webster University Sustainability in EAB 253/262 on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 12 p.m. for this midday event. Free lunch available on a first come-first serve basis. RSVP to attend.

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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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