Employee News

[Video] 'You're Being Lied To' Media Literacy Discussion

November 19, 2020

The Oct. 26 online conversation with KMOX radio personality Megan Lynch and media literacy expert and School of Communications professor Julie Smith is available to view. Part of Media Literacy Week, the discussion centered on how much misinformation is being spread through social media and websites, and how regular viewers can separate the lies from the truth. During the hour-long discussion, Smith and Lynch also shared ways that people can determine if a rumor or story is true or fake.

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Light the Lights

Variety Theatre 'Light the Lights' Program to Feature Several Webster St. Louis Community Members

November 17, 2020

The Variety Theatres of St. Louis is streaming “Light the Lights," a virtual musical featuring performances, interviews and magical Variety Theatre moments Nov. 16-19. Among those interviewed for this program was Chancellor Stroble. Numerous Webster students, alumni and designers and directors are also featured in the one-hour film. For details on how to watch the program, visit varietystl.org/LTL. All funds raised will go to Variety Theatre's Performing Arts Fund to support Variety Kids in our inclusive Performing Arts program that teaches new skills, builds confidence and introduces lifelong friends.

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 Teaching Festival

2021 Teaching Festival 'Reflections on Teaching in a Pandemic' Feb. 8-12

November 17, 2020

The campus community is invited to participate in the 2021 Webster University Teaching Festival held on Feb. 10-14, with the theme 'Reflections on Teaching in a Pandemic'. The 2021 Teaching Festival will occur almost one year after faculty and students experienced extreme disruptions created by the global coronavirus pandemic.

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