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IT Password Reminder

Webster IT Password Protection Reminder

March 23, 2017

Information Technology would like to remind everyone about Webster's password protection policies. Users may never share their passwords with anyone else in the University, including co-workers, managers, administrative assistants, IT staff members, etc. Everyone who needs access to a system will be given their own unique password. For more information visit the Information Technology page.

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Spring Faculty Institute

Spring Faculty Institute 2017: 'From Enrollment to Retention' April 7

March 23, 2017

This year’s Spring Faculty Institute, around the theme, “A Holistic Approach: From Student Interest to Enrollment to Retention,” will take place Friday, April 7, 2:30-6:30 p.m. in Sunnen Lounge. The goal of the event is to develop further institutional awareness among the faculty about the process of securing student enrollment and seeing them through to graduation. RSVP by April 3.

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Sessions are also recorded for those who cannot attend live.

Library Webinars: Research Techniques, Overview of Library Resources for You

March 22, 2017

In its continuing series of global webinars for faculty, students and staff at any campus, the Webster University Library offers more sessions this spring on "Beginning Research for BUSN and MNGT 5000," "Mendeley 102: Advanced Techniques for Researchers," plus its regular "Overview of Library Resources." For those who cannot attend at the time of the webinar, registering allows you to see a recorded version.

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CMS Young Composers

CMS Presents Emerging Composers Concert and Composition Workshops

March 22, 2017

The Community Music School of Webster University presents the Emerging Composers Concert on Saturday, March 25, at 3 p.m., at the Community Music School Concert hall. The event will feature professional performances of the winning works from the Young Composers Competition performed by St. Louis musicians from Equinox Chamber Players, members of the Perseid Quartet, and other area professionals. Additional workshops will be held with Elizabeth Ogonek of Oberlin Conservatory and David Werfelmann of Webster University.

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Filmmaking

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

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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Next Fall

Conservatory Students Direct Spring Capstone Projects

March 21, 2017

Melania Ricks (Next Fall) and Max Friedman (Rhinoceros), students in the Conservatory of Theatre Arts, will present two senior directing capstone projects March 31-April 2, and April 7-9. Both productions are student-run. This project is also a semester assignment for Conservatory acting, costume design, scenic design, lighting design, sound design and stage management students.

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Dispositive Environments Exhibition

Hunt Gallery Opening, Artist Talk: 'Dispositive Environments' March 24

March 21, 2017

The exhibition Dispositive Environments opens this month in Webster University’s Cecille R. Hunt Gallery, with works by Mel Watkin, John Sabraw, Eva Ju, Chris Jordan, Ursula Biemann, Libby Reuter and Joshua Brown. Curated by Jeffrey Hughes, the exhibition highlights the tension between technology and permanence, and the too often neglected ecological consequences of industrial rapid expansion. An opening reception is planned on March 24 from 6-8 p.m., with an artist lecture by Sabraw at noon.

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News around Webster

News Around Webster: Armbruster, Cosic, Mossotti, Roberts

March 21, 2017

Karla Armbruster will present at Rhodes and Stellenbosch universities in South Africa, Joe Roberts received the Visionary Leader Award, Zlatko Cosic's film will screen in the U.K., and Travis Mossotti presented at TEDx Gateway Arch.

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Summer/Fall 2017 Software Deadline April 17

March 21, 2017

The lab and multimedia classroom software request deadline for Summer/Fall 2017 is Monday, April 17. The University’s IT organization will assess all new software requests based on a number of factors in coordination with the programs of each school. These factors include: the product life cycle, the vendor’s support structure for the software, compatibility with Webster’s PC/Mac platforms, and the product’s global roadmap, among other considerations.

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2017 International Distinction Award Applications Due March 31

March 20, 2017

The Office of Academic Affairs is accepting applications from undergraduate students for the 2017 International Distinction Award. Students who successfully complete all of their requirements for their bachelor's degree and satisfy three core components of international education will have their bachelor's degree awarded with International Distinction. Applications are due by 5 p.m. on March 31 and should be sent to Allison Scheuler in the Office of Academic Affairs.

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