Webster Life News


Campus Activities Headliner Jameela Jamil Rescheduled for Dec. 9

October 17, 2019

The Campus Activities Fall headliner, Jameela Jamil, has now been rescheduled to Monday, Dec. 9. Jamil's accomplishments include writer, DJ, model and radio host. She has recently gained a large following speaking out against body-shaming in the media. Due to a medical issue preventing travel, this event (originally scheduled for Sept. 16) was postponed. Already distributed student tickets with the original date will still be accepted on the rescheduled event date. Any faculty, staff or alumni who previously purchased a ticket has received an email from Campus Activities with instructions for requesting a refund if desired. Tickets are still available for purchase.

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Chatham University Joins WINS Program

October 16, 2019

Chatham University is the newest institution to join the WINS program. Located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the university is composed of three distinct locations: the historic arboretum, Shadyside Campus; Chatham Eastside and Eden Hall Campus which is one of the world’s most sustainable. All Chatham students are encouraged to study abroad, and the university offers a study abroad voucher to support undergraduates choosing from a number of programs that now include the full WINS network.

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Music Majors Win Top Honors at NATS Chapter Auditions

October 15, 2019

Webster University music majors took top honors at the St. Louis-area chapter auditions of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) on Oct. 12, hosted by Webster University. Winning first place in their divisions were sophomore Madalyn Tomkins, sophomore Caleb McCarroll (winning first in both musical theatre and classical division), senior Olivia Bosaw, senior Madeleine Buckley, and graduate student Amy Mazzeo. Conservatory of Theatre Arts junior Savannah Smith won first place in her musical theatre division, and first-year music major Kelly Beekman won second place in her division.

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Webster Groves Shrewsbury Rock Hill Area Chamber of Commerce Heart of the Community Awards

Heart of the Community Award Nominations

October 15, 2019

The Webster Groves - Shrewsbury - Rock Hill Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for its Heart of the Community award. Nominations are open in several categories, including the Heart of Gold Award, which recognizes individuals making exceptional contributions through volunteer service or commitment to the individuals they serve. Nominations are due by Oct. 26. Awards will be presented Feb. 7, 2020.

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The Luke Air Force Base campus location is an active partner in the Glendale, Arizona community.

Webster University Receives 2019 Best of Glendale Award

October 15, 2019

Webster University has been selected for the 2019 Best of Glendale Award in the University category by the Glendale Award Program, recognizing Webster and its Luke Air Force Base location. The awards recognize institutions that "make the Glendale area a great place to live, work and play." Webster's Luke AFB campus is active in the Glendale community, including engagement with the Glendale Chamber of Commerce, enrolling Glendale First Responders in graduate programs and other efforts.

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