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The atrium includes the names of 2,986 alumni plus skylines from Webster locations around the globe.

Vienna 35th Anniversary Display Honors Alumni, Global Campuses

September 30, 2016

With Webster University celebrating 35 years in Vienna, a new art installation in the atrium of the Palais Wenkheim includes the names of all 2,986 alumni of the Vienna campus as well as landmark skylines from Webster's campus locations in Vienna, Leiden, Geneva, Athens, Accra, Beijing, Bangkok and St. Louis. Designed by Seth Weiner, adjunct faculty member, the display offers visitors a stunning visual reminder of the connections among alumni throughout the campus network.

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A rendering of the Interdisciplinary Science Building

Construction Update Sept 30 2016

September 30, 2016

The steel beam that can be signed by students, faculty and staff will be placed as early as 7:30 a.m. Oct. 14 in the Mary Ann Lee Plaza so that it can be signed. In other construction news, more than half of the drilled piers for the garage expansion have been completed and concrete is being poured in the garage project and at the ISB.

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After Orlando: An International Theatre Action

Gateway Campus Hosts 'After Orlando: An International Theatre Action'

September 29, 2016

Webster University’s Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts is proud to participate in “After Orlando: An International Theatre Action” in response to the tragic shooting at Pulse Night Club earlier this year. With its event on Thursday, Oct. 13, Webster University joins a long list of national and international theatre companies and schools that are sponsoring readings of new plays commissioned in remembrance of the victims. The project was conceived by Missing Bolts Productions and the NoPassport Theatre Alliance and Press in New York City.

tags: academics, college of fine arts, extended campus, community engagement, gateway campus, global, webster life, webster today

The inaugural summit included 29 students from eight campuses.

Global Student Leadership Summit Set for June 2017 in Vienna

September 28, 2016

Vienna has been selected as the host for the Webster University 2017 Global Student Leadership Summit (GSLS) to be held June 3-10, 2017, President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble and Provost Julian Schuster announced this week. Strong interest following the inaugural 2015 summit in St. Louis resulted in plans to repeat the program every two years and rotate its location around Webster’s international campuses. A cohort of 26 student leaders will be recruited from the campuses in Accra, Geneva, Leiden, St. Louis, Thailand and Vienna.

tags: academics, global, home page, vienna, geneva, leiden, thailand, ghana, students, strategic plan, president, provost, webster life, webster today

teach

Reflective Teaching Community to Discuss Grading versus Growth

September 28, 2016

The Reflective Teaching Community (RTC) will hold its next session on Friday, Oct. 7, 12 to 1 p.m. All part-time and full-time faculty and academic partners are invited to join the group for discussion and a pizza lunch in the Faculty Development Center Suite (Emerson Library 420).

tags: academics, college of fine arts, employee news, faculty, faculty development center, school of education, webster life, webster today

children's book

16th Annual Children's Book Drive Begins Sept. 30

September 28, 2016

The annual Webster Works Worldwide Children's Book Drive collects new and "gently used" books for children from infants to teens, donating them to schools and other agencies serving low-income families. Since the project began, 15,393 books have been donated by Webster students, faculty, and staff. To donate, look for golden collection boxes around campus.

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Webster University’s Department of Dance Presents Shedding, a Bachelor of Fine Arts Choreographic Concert

BFA Choreographic Concert 'Shedding': Oct. 6-8

September 28, 2016

Webster University’s Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts Department of Dance presents Shedding. The concert showcases the original choreography of senior BFA Dance candidates: Camaron Ballard, DJ Duncan, Jacob Henss, and Molly Ryan. Shedding runs Oct. 6 and 7 at 7:30 p.m., and Oct. 8 at 2 p.m. The performance is located in Stage III, the lower level of Webster Hall, 470 E. Lockwood Ave. The concert is free and open to the public, though donations are accepted.

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Eleven students from nine countries and three continents come together in Cha-Am.

Snapshot of Webster with 9 Nationalities in Thailand ESL Class

September 28, 2016

Diversity is the norm across Webster classes, but this fall's ESL class in Thailand, with 11 students from nine countries and three different continents, has initiated a special kind of chemistry among students who are learning English as well as about customs and cultures very different from their own. "This mix of nationalities creates an amazing atmosphere of friendship, sharing and learning," said professor Charles Emond

tags: academics, global, webster life, thailand, home page, diversity and inclusion, esl, webster today

rendered invisible

'Rendered Visible' Curated Exhibit Addresses Incarceration, Justice System

September 28, 2016

An opening reception for "Rendered Visible" will be held on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Arcade Contemporary Art Projects located at Webster University’s Gateway Campus in downtown St. Louis. "Rendered Visible" is a curated exhibit of works by seven artists addressing the topic of American incarceration and the justice system.

tags: college of fine arts, webster life, webster today, arcade contemporary art projects, gateway campus

slasher

Conservatory Presents 'Slasher' Sept. 28-Oct. 9

September 27, 2016

The Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University presents "Slasher" Sept. 28-Oct. 9, with performances in Emerson Studio Theatre. This hilarious dark comedy won high praise at its premiere at the 2009 Humana Festival. It’s a night of laughs...with a few screams mixed in. This production contains violence and strong language and is intended for mature audiences only.

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Spanish

Snapshot: Spanish class celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

September 27, 2016

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 to Oct. 15), students in Spanish and Methods in the Teaching of Foreign Languages and ILC teaching assistants, attended the St. Louis Public Library event, We Are St. Louis: Mexican Heritage on Sept. 21, learning about the history of the Mexican community in St. Louis.

tags: academics, college of arts and sciences, global, webster life, webster today, spanish, international languages and cultures

career and fair

Parking for Career and Internship Fair: Oct 6

September 27, 2016

The annual Career and Internship Fair is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 6, in Grant Gymnasium in the University Center from 1:00 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. Most of Lot H near the University Center will be reserved for the employers with booths at the Fair. The University has arranged off-campus lots and approximately 120 staff members in selected campus departments will be parking in these off-campus lots, or utilizing other modes of transportation that day.

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Prepare before the fair!

How to Dress and Prepare: Career and Internship Fair Prep Events

September 26, 2016

The annual Career and Internship Fair is coming up Oct. 6. Students and alumni are encouraged to both participate in the fair and prepare and plan accordingly with the following pre-fair events that address topics such as resume review and prep, professional dress, and more. Receive guidance from the Career Planning and Development Center team to put your best foot forward at the fair!

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