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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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Reunion Weekend will be held Sept. 28-29, 2018.

2018 Reunion Weekend Schedule and Registration

September 20, 2018

Webster University will welcome back alumni at Reunion Weekend, Sept. 28-29, for a number of activities for alumni, parents, students, family and friends. Highlights include Sverdrup Hall Open House, Gorlok Brunch, and Lightning Talks. The 2018 Reunion Weekend will celebrate all Webster graduates, especially the Honor Classes: 2013, 2008, 1998, 1993, 1968, 1963, and 1958.

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MOACAC College Fair at Webster Welcomes Nearly 500 High School Juniors

September 19, 2018

The Office of Admission, in partnership with Affton High School and the Missouri Association for College Admission Counseling (MOACAC) again hosted the annual South Central Regional College Fair on Webster’s campus on Sept. 18. This event was expanded from a local to a regional college fair this year, heightening the turnout of both representatives from institutes of higher education and prospective students from the area.

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Webster University volleyball team's 10th annual Dig Pink match

Webster Volleyball to Host Fontbonne for Annual Dig Pink Match on Oct. 3

September 19, 2018

The Webster University volleyball team will host its 10th annual Dig Pink match on Oct. 3 in support of the Sideout Foundation, which raises money and awareness of breast cancer. There will be 50/50 raffles, games and a silent auction for the fans to participate in and the fans are encouraged to wear pink to the match. The Gorloks will welcome its Big Bend Avenue rivals Fontbonne University for a SLIAC match inside Grant Gymnasium at 7 p.m.

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Campus Closures, Reopenings in Carolinas Following Hurricane Florence

September 18, 2018

Following the impact of Hurricane Florence over the weekend, several campuses in North Carolina and South Carolina have reopened, while a few others remain closed as part of safety precautions. Full details are posted on individual campus web pages. Click through for a list of scheduled reopenings and closures (both on-ground classes and WebNet+ classes hosted from these locations) as of noon today.

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2018 Wellness Fair 'Invest in Your Wellness' Wrap-Up

September 18, 2018

The 2018 Webster Wellness Fair saw interest from many students and staff with 100 pre-registering for the fair and many others who were walk-ins. “Invest in Your Wellness” was the theme of the fair. It took place Sept. 10-14 in the Sunnen Lounge. Multiple students and staff are the winners of a $15 wellness item of their choice from Amazon.com: Ekya McDowell (student), Heather Arora (staff), Maureen Weil (staff), Jody Paterson (staff), Vy Nguyen (student).

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The WILLOW Project Food Pantry in Webster Hall is accepting donations to help out students

WILLOW Project Food Pantry Seeking Donations

September 13, 2018

Donations are now being accepted for the WILLOW (Women Initiate Legal Lifelines to Other Women) Project Food Pantry, established last September in Webster Hall. The food pantry was created to address a national problem that was highlighted in a recent Washington Post story - 36 percent of college students in the U.S. face food scarcity issues.

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Florence

Additional Details on Campus Closures in NC, SC due to Hurricane Florence

September 13, 2018

Webster campuses in the Carolinas are currently closed as part of safety precautions and mandatory evacuation orders due to Hurricane Florence. Please note that all closures impact both on-ground classes and WebNet+ classes hosted from these locations. Full details, which are subject to change, are posted on individual campus web pages, which can be found by visiting the full list of Webster Campus Locations. However, to assist with fielding student questions and to ensure that our entire community is aware of all campuses currently impacted, please click through to review the current details. Further information regarding the campuses will be released via Webster Today as details they are known, as well as made available on the individual campus websites.

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Webster Hosts Weekend of Digital Citizenship: Summit Sept. 21-22

September 13, 2018

The Digital Citizenship Institute, in partnership with Webster University, will host its 4th Annual Digital Citizenship Summit on the Webster Groves campus of Webster University Friday and Saturday, Sept. 21-22. This annual gathering of digital citizenship enthusiasts and influencers from around the world will build up connections among four critical stakeholders namely, students, parents, business leaders and educators.

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Midwest Academy of Management

Webster to Host 2018 Midwest Academy of Management Conference

September 12, 2018

The Webster University George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology will host the 2018 Midwest Academy of Management conference ) Oct. 11-13 at the Westin St. Louis Hotel and at Webster's Gateway Campus in downtown St. Louis. The conference theme, "The Spirit of Community: Academics and Practitioners Collaborating to Improve our Future," draws upon the spirit of St. Louis heritage. Attendees will have more than 100 management-related papers and symposiums to choose in a wide range of areas of study.

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