Events

February 2017

Wednesday, February 1

Study Abroad Application Fair

Summer Study Abroad applications open on Wednesday, February 1st. Stop by The Global Exchange in Sverdrup 107 for a one-stop application shop! Complete your...

Internship Fair Preparation – Career Series for International Students

This workshop will review how to strategically approach your internship search and best practices when networking at the fair.

Zatoichi Goes to the Fire Festival

Part of Strange Brew: Cult Films at Schlafly Bottleworks (Kenji Misumi, 1970, Japan, 96 min.) In the twenty-first installment of the long-running film...

Thursday, February 2

D.BAtes: The Role of Academic Research in International Organizations

Register Here International Organizations (IOs), and particularly United Nations specialized agencies, are often knowledge-based institutions. As such, they...

Friday, February 3

Friday Forum: Emilio Maldonado & Nasheli Juliana, 'Politics of Exchange'

Join us Friday, Feb. 3, at noon in Sverdrup 123 for a lecture by Emilio Maldonado & Nasheli Juliana. These two amazing artist are featured in the Cecille R....

Reflective Teaching Community: Support versus Challenge

The Reflective Teaching Community (RTC) will hold its next session on Friday, Feb. 3, 12:00 to 1:00 pm CST. All part-time and full-time faculty and academic...

Town Hall on Immigration Executive Order

The Webster University community is invited to town hall discussion on the impact of the Trump administration's Jan. 27 executive order on immigration to...

Hunt Gallery Opening: 'Politics of Exchange' with Emilio Maldonado, Nasheli Juliana

Please join us on Friday, February 3rd at 6 p.m. as we kick off our spring season with "POLITICS OF EXCHANGE - Emilio Maldonado + Nasheli Juliana ". ...

Reset (Relève: Histoire d'une création)

(Thierry Demaizière, Alban Teurlai, 2016, France, 120 min.) Reset invites audiences into the Paris National Opera. Following Black Swan choreographer...

Reset - Paris Opera Ballet

The Webster Film Series presents Reset. Reset invites audiences into the Paris National Opera. Following Black Swan choreographer Benjamin Millepied,...

Saturday, February 4

Walker Seminar:  Big Picture Thinking

Modern business finds itself in an increasing complicated and ever-changing environment. This course introduces students to “Big Picture Thinking.” Big...

Reset (Relève: Histoire d'une création)

(Thierry Demaizière, Alban Teurlai, 2016, France, 120 min.) Reset invites audiences into the Paris National Opera. Following Black Swan choreographer...

Reset - Paris Opera Ballet

The Webster Film Series presents Reset. Reset invites audiences into the Paris National Opera. Following Black Swan choreographer Benjamin Millepied,...

Sunday, February 5

Faculty Recital: Daniel Schene, piano

with guest artists Wanda Becker, violin, and Andrew Ruben, cello PROGRAM Sonata in B-Flat Major by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Nocturne in E-Flat Major by...

Reset (Relève: Histoire d'une création)

(Thierry Demaizière, Alban Teurlai, 2016, France, 120 min.) Reset invites audiences into the Paris National Opera. Following Black Swan choreographer...

Reset - Paris Opera Ballet

The Webster Film Series presents Reset. Reset invites audiences into the Paris National Opera. Following Black Swan choreographer Benjamin Millepied,...

Monday, February 6

Running a Multinational Magazine in Thailand

Guest speaker Gregoire Grechant, BK Magazine Editor in Chief, Product Director will hold an in-depth discussion at Webster University Thailand in Bangkok...

The Trump Administration: Political and Historical Implications, An Informal Seminar for Faculty, Staff, Students and Community Members

This reading and discussion group will meet Wednesdays this spring to examine the Trump administration in its political and historical context. We will...

Speaker: Marion Bataille

French artist. Pioneer of pop-up books. Marion Bataille gives a 45-minute talk and a 15-minute Q&A. She will present her work method, her approach to...

Black History Month Concert: "Tadd Dameron: a Centennial Celebration", Jeff Anderson Quartet

The Jeff Anderson Quartet pays homage to American composer Tadd Dameron during the centennial year of his birth. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tadd_Dameron

Tuesday, February 7

Library Webinar: Support and Resources for Faculty Research

Wondering how to move forward on a research project, get support for your scholarly activities, and use Webster’s resources more effectively? This webinar...

Film Series - America Divided

Several episodes in the "America Divided" film series will be shown on campus for Black History Month. Feb 7: "The System" Feb. 14: "The Battle to Fix...

Wednesday, February 8

Webster, African Renaissance and Diaspora Network and UNAIDS

The community is invited to a special event marking an MOU between Webster University and the African Renaissance and Diaspora Network. The parties will...

Reflective Teaching Community: Additional Session on "Support versus Challenge"

The Faculty Development Center invites all part-time and full-time faculty and academic partners to attend a reprise session on "Support versus Challenge" on...

Thursday, February 9

ThompsonTalk: Lou Goldford

Lou Goldford, Webster University music alumnus and composer.

Adobe Creative Jam

The Adobe Creative Jam is a unique two-part creative experience. Witness fellow students competing in either the Graphic Design, Photography, or Video...

Alliance for Interracial Dignity: Breaking the Pipeline to Prison

The next Alliance for Interracial Dignity community meeting us scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 9, at 7 p.m. in the Webster Groves School District Service Center...

Friday, February 10

Movement Workshop:  Sustainability in Your Microenvironment

Fall in love with your environment! Come travel through the Keyhole! Webster University Alumna, Performer, Arts Educator and Nature Enthusiast Heather...

Sustainability in Your Micro-environment with Heather Sultz

Heather Sultz, an arts educator (and Webster U alumna!) interested in sustainability issues, is visiting the Webster University campus this February. On...

All Governments Lie:  Truth, Deception, and the Spirit of I.F. Stone

(Fred Peabody, 2016, USA, 91 min.) Independent journalists Amy Goodman, Glenn Greenwald (Snowden), Jeremy Scahill (Dirty Wars), Matt Taibbi and others are...

Saturday, February 11

Walker Seminars: Entrepreneurs - Legal and Practical Aspects of a Successful Start-up Investment Offering

Students interested in launching an entrepreneurial endeavor need to have a practical understanding of the needs of investors. Investors in most communities,...

Artistic Merit Scholarship Recital

Featuring selected Artistic Merit Scholarship students from the Community Music School of Webster University.

All Governments Lie:  Truth, Deception, and the Spirit of I.F. Stone

(Fred Peabody, 2016, USA, 91 min.) Independent journalists Amy Goodman, Glenn Greenwald (Snowden), Jeremy Scahill (Dirty Wars), Matt Taibbi and others are...

Sunday, February 12

Explore Music! SPAIN

Join us as we explore the music and culture of Spain. Flamenco has been described both as a way of life and a fusion of cultures, as expressed through...

Faculty Recital: Concert for Strings and Voice, Martha J. Hart, mezzo-soprano, Mieko Bergt, piano, and Arianna String Quartet

Martha J. Hart, mezzo-soprano, and Mieko Bergt, piano, are joined in this recital featuring the Arianna String Quartet. Music for voice and strings by...

School Recital

Featuring students of the Community Music School.

All Governments Lie:  Truth, Deception, and the Spirit of I.F. Stone

(Fred Peabody, 2016, USA, 91 min.) Independent journalists Amy Goodman, Glenn Greenwald (Snowden), Jeremy Scahill (Dirty Wars), Matt Taibbi and others are...

Monday, February 13

Alpha Beta School Students Visit

The purpose of this visit is to tour our facilities, interact with our admissions team, meet faculty if possible and learn more about Webster University.

The Trump Administration: Political and Historical Implications, An Informal Seminar for Faculty, Staff, Students and Community Members

This reading and discussion group will meet Wednesdays this spring to examine the Trump administration in its political and historical context. We will...

ThompsonTalk: Clubbing for Classical Musicians

Sarah Robinson on Clubbing for Classical Musicians - a guide to alternative venues. Read an interesting NY Times article about it.

Dany Laferrière

Exceptional webinar with Dany Laferrière Haitian-Canadian novelist elected to the Académie Française in 2013 Exceptional webinar First Haitian and Quebec...

Carolbeth True Trio with Erika Johnson, vocals, and photos by Dennis Owsley

The group will perform jazz associated with or written by great jazz legends against a backdrop of enchanting photographs of many musicians taken by Dennis...

Tuesday, February 14

Study Abroad Application Pizza Party

Join the Office of Study Abroad for a summer application pizza party! OSA staff will be on hand to help students complete their study abroad applications AND...

2017 Teaching Festival Presentation: THE SCHOLARS LEARNING COMMUNITY IN THE CITY OF WEBSTER GROVES: INQUIRY AND ACTIVE LEARNING TO CLAIM AN EDUCATION

Kim Kleinman, Director, Undergraduate Advising Sarah Riss, Former Superintendent, Webster Groves School District Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble, President,...

J.P. Morgan Chase Information Session

Come meet representatives from J.P. Morgan and learn more about their orginization and impact on our economy.

Wednesday, February 15

Human Rights Round Table

“THE NEW U.S. ADMINISTRATION AND THE ISSUE OF MIGRANTS AND REFUGEES” February 15th, 2017, 18:00-20:00 Webster Campus – LLC On the eve of the 22nd Annual...

Tuesday, February 14

Film Series - America Divided

Several episodes in the "America Divided" film series will be shown on campus for Black History Month. Feb 7: "The System" Feb. 14: "The Battle to Fix...

Game Show: 'Know Ya Boo' Presented by The Galaxy Radio

Think you know your boo, friend or roommate? Enter the gameshow "Know Ya Boo" for a chance to win this Valentine's Day. Sign up now at...

Wednesday, February 15

Graduate Studies Workshop

Earn an accredited American master's degree in just 14 months while still working full time. This upcoming graduate studies workshop creates the opportunity...

2017 Teaching Festival Presentation:COLLEGE CREDIT FOR WHAT ADULT LEARNERS ALREADY KNOW: HELPING STUDENTS DOCUMENT THEIR LEARNING

Erica Ellard, Director, Academic Resource Center Victoria (Tori) Meyer, Associate Professor, Audio Aesthetics & Technology Dept. Janice (Jan) Palmer,...

Internship Fair 2017

EXPLORE INTERNSHIPS & MEET RECRUITERS Wednesday, February 15th 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. East Academic Building Edward Jones Commons Dress Professionally...

Reference USA  Information Table

Representatives will be on campus Wednesday, Feb 15 to demonstrate the features of the ReferenceUSA database. The demonstration will be held in EAB,...

Walker EDGE Spring Internship Fair

The Walker School of Business & Technology Walker EDGE Office, in collaboration with the Career Planning & Development Center, will host an internship fair...

ThompsonTalk: Faculty Panel

Faculty Panel, moderated by Drs. Colletti and Werfelmann.

Thursday, February 16

Capture the flag event (CTF) together with Hackershub

Join us for our capture the flag event (CTF) together with Hackershub on 16 February 2017 in Leiden! Visit Webster University and learn about our MS...

Wednesday, February 15

Conservatory Presents: The Philadelphia Story

The Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University presents: The Philadelphia Story by Philip Barry Feb. 15–19, Feb. 22–26 7:30 pm, Sundays at 2...

Thursday, February 16

22nd International Humanitarian and Security Conference

On February 16-17, 2017, Webster University Geneva’s Department of International Relations, together with the Webster Humanitarian Association, will hold its...

2017 Teaching Festival Presentation: WAKE THEM UP! ENGAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR THE COLLEGE CLASSROOM

Julie Smith, Instructor, Communications & Journalism Dept. Would your students come to your class if they didn't have to? The days of "sit and get"...

2017 Teaching Festival Presentation: FINDING THE STUDENT VOICE OF THE INTROVERT

Julie Smith, Instructor, Communications & Journalism Dept. We know that student voice is important, but what about our students who prefer not to use...

Career Series for International Students

OPTIONAL PRACTICAL TRAINING (OPT) WORKSHOP Practical Training is a form of employment directly related to an F-1 student's area of studies. Learn about...

Conservatory Presents: The Philadelphia Story

The Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University presents: The Philadelphia Story by Philip Barry Feb. 15–19, Feb. 22–26 7:30 pm, Sundays at 2...

Friday, February 17

22nd International Humanitarian and Security Conference

On February 16-17, 2017, Webster University Geneva’s Department of International Relations, together with the Webster Humanitarian Association, will hold its...

2017 Teaching Festival Presentation: PROMOTING AGENCY AND INCLUSION THROUGH AN INTERNATIONAL PODCAST PROJECT

Kit Jenkins, Professor, Communications & Journalism Dept. Sean Leahy, Head of Media Communications, Leiden, Netherlands Giving students voice and showing...

2017 Teaching Festival Presentation: CREATING MEANINGFUL CHANGE: BUILDING AN INCLUSIVE AND EMPOWERING CLASSROOM ENVIRONMENT

Colette Cummings, Director, Multicultural Center and International Student Affairs Liza Dister, Coordinator, Faculty Development Center

2017 Teaching Festival Presentation:EVALUATING STUDENT WORK WITH TURNITIN

Carolyn Brown, Writing Center Coordinator & Plagiarism Prevention Coordinator, Academic Resource Center Laura Hardin Marshall, Plagiarism Specialist,...

Chess Club Session

Come to our weekly Chess sessions where you can play the game of Chess with the spice members and other people from the Webster Groves community.

 "Lift Every Voice"  Black History Month Celebration with the St. Louis Symphony

Webster University African American Alumni Chapter Join AAAC, the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra and the Saint Louis Symphony IN UNISON Chorus for the...

Conservatory Presents: The Philadelphia Story

The Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University presents: The Philadelphia Story by Philip Barry Feb. 15–19, Feb. 22–26 7:30 pm, Sundays at 2...

The C Word

(Meghan O'Hara, 2016, USA, 89 min.) Cancer is no laughing matter – but the archaic way we are beating it is! With a dose of good humor, heart, and a touch...

Turning the 'Other' into a Brother

In this personal, powerful talk, former CIA officer and CEO of The Euphrates Institute (www.euphrates.org). Janessa Gans Wilder, describes her experiences...

Saturday, February 18

Walker Seminars: Developing and Delivering Effective Presentation

This seminar will prepare students for success in developing and delivering presentations. Topics focused on developing presentation material include:...

Atelier

Another exceptional event organized by the Centre francophone and the AATF promoting the continued education of our amazing French teachers in the St Louis...

Conservatory Presents: The Philadelphia Story

The Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University presents: The Philadelphia Story by Philip Barry Feb. 15–19, Feb. 22–26 7:30 pm, Sundays at 2...

The C Word

(Meghan O'Hara, 2016, USA, 89 min.) Cancer is no laughing matter – but the archaic way we are beating it is! With a dose of good humor, heart, and a touch...

Sunday, February 19

Conservatory Presents: The Philadelphia Story

The Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University presents: The Philadelphia Story by Philip Barry Feb. 15–19, Feb. 22–26 7:30 pm, Sundays at 2...

Faculty Recital: Jacob Lassetter, baritone

Jacob Lassetter, Associate Professor of Voice at Webster University, makes his Saint Louis recital debut with an exciting and diverse program accompanied by...

The C Word

(Meghan O'Hara, 2016, USA, 89 min.) Cancer is no laughing matter – but the archaic way we are beating it is! With a dose of good humor, heart, and a touch...

Monday, February 20

Guest Lecture: Project Opportunity Exploitation (Bangkok)

Guest lecture by visiting professor Dr. Pernille Eskerod, Webster University Vienna: Maximizing Stakeholder Benefits through Project Opportunity...

The Trump Administration: Political and Historical Implications, An Informal Seminar for Faculty, Staff, Students and Community Members

This reading and discussion group will meet Wednesdays this spring to examine the Trump administration in its political and historical context. We will...

Field Experience Orientation - WEBG

The Department of Professional Counseling will host a field experience orientation for all students hoping to start Practicum in fall 2017 through the...

Black History Month Keynote Speaker - Soledad O'Brien

Award winning journalist, documentarian, news anchor, producer, philanthropist, and founder and CEO of Starfish Media Group.

Webster University Jazz Collective

Webster Jazz Collective Dan Smith, Director Dan Smith directs the Webster University Jazz Collective in the music of Coltrane, Ellington, Parker, Lennon...

Preparatory Program Winter Concert

Featuring students of the Community Music School's Preparatory Program in their Winter Concert. The eight movements as performed will include works by...

Tuesday, February 21

Campus tour visit - Tema International High School

We are excited to inform you of the upcoming visit of final year students from Tema International School (TIS). The purpose of this visit is to tour our...

Library Webinar: Optimizing Your Research Footpring in the Online Landscape

Is your research discoverable or are you one of hundreds of James Smiths, Mary Jones, or S. Sørensens ? Should you have a profile on ResearchGate or...

Information Session: Webster University Gateway Campus at the Arcade

This introduction to Webster begins with a presentation at 6:00 p.m., followed by an opportunity for you to apply for admission, tour the campus, learn about...

Library Webinar: Mendeley 101: An Introduction to Citation Management

In this online presentation, attendees will have an opportunity to learn the basics of Mendeley including how to set up an account, upload documents, create...

Open House at Webster University Louisville

Jump Start Your Career Goals by enrolling in your graduate program at Webster University. Start your program in March. RSVP to louisville@webster.edu

Film Series - America Divided

Several episodes in the "America Divided" film series will be shown on campus for Black History Month. Feb 7: "The System" Feb. 14: "The Battle to Fix...

Wednesday, February 22

Regional Dynamics in Asia - Case Studies from South and Southeast Asia

Paper Titles Connectivities between India and Thailand: Historical Links to Contemporary Convergences – Lipi Ghosh, Calcutta University Regional...

Public Lecture

While the economies in much of Africa have been showing significant growth rates, there has been no commensurate improvement in the living standards and...

Career Series for International Students

Applying for Jobs & Internships / Curricular Practical Training (CPT) A combined workshop to review job and internship search principles plus learn about...

Radio Preservation & Locating Missing Voices of US Cultural History

As US policymakers debate the relationship between digital humanities, material preservation, curation, accesibility, and the establishment of groups like...

Information Session

This introduction to Webster begins with a presentation at 5:30 p.m., followed by an opportunity for you to apply for admission, tour the campus, learn about...

Information Session: Webster University at WingHaven

This introduction to Webster begins with a presentation at 6:00 p.m., followed by an opportunity for you to apply for admission, tour the campus, learn about...

Conservatory Presents: The Philadelphia Story

The Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University presents: The Philadelphia Story by Philip Barry Feb. 15–19, Feb. 22–26 7:30 pm, Sundays at 2...

Thursday, February 23

The ABCs of Assessment:  Action Plans, Best Practices and Creativity

All faculty members are invited to join us for lunch on Thursday, February 23rd, from 11-1 p.m. as Tami Eggleston speaks to Webster faculty members about...

Information Session: Degree programs at Westport

This introduction to Webster begins with a presentation at 6:00 p.m., followed by an opportunity for you to apply for admission, tour the campus, learn about...

James Clark: Diversion of at-risk youth, development of family structure

James Clark, VP of Better Family Life will give a guest lecture on the Better Family Life Organization. He will be be presenting information on the...

Student Recital: Korryn McDonald, mezzo-soprano

Junior music education major Korryn McDonald, mezzo-soprano, presents a voice recital with Joe Neske, collaborative pianist. This event is one of several...

Conservatory Presents: The Philadelphia Story

The Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University presents: The Philadelphia Story by Philip Barry Feb. 15–19, Feb. 22–26 7:30 pm, Sundays at 2...

Friday, February 24

Critical Conversations – Crossing Borders

At Fall Convocation, President Stroble previewed an opportunity for members of the Webster University community to participate voluntarily in reading groups...

Conservatory Presents: The Philadelphia Story

The Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University presents: The Philadelphia Story by Philip Barry Feb. 15–19, Feb. 22–26 7:30 pm, Sundays at 2...

Newtown

(Kim A. Snyder, 2016, USA, 85 min.) Twenty months after the horrific mass shooting in Newtown, CT that took the lives of twenty elementary school children...

Webster University Choral Ensembles at Cathedral Basilica

Experience two of St. Louis area's finest collegiate choirs in the splendid acoustics of the Cathedral Basilica. This collaboration between Webster...

Saturday, February 25

Conservatory Presents: The Philadelphia Story

The Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University presents: The Philadelphia Story by Philip Barry Feb. 15–19, Feb. 22–26 7:30 pm, Sundays at 2...

Newtown

(Kim A. Snyder, 2016, USA, 85 min.) Twenty months after the horrific mass shooting in Newtown, CT that took the lives of twenty elementary school children...

Sunday, February 26

Conservatory Presents: The Philadelphia Story

The Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University presents: The Philadelphia Story by Philip Barry Feb. 15–19, Feb. 22–26 7:30 pm, Sundays at 2...

Webster Presents: Webster University Orchestra

Under the baton of conductor Dr. Paul Davis, the Webster University Orchestra will perform Johann Sebastien Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 and Ludwig van...

Newtown

(Kim A. Snyder, 2016, USA, 85 min.) Twenty months after the horrific mass shooting in Newtown, CT that took the lives of twenty elementary school children...

Monday, February 27

Webster University Wind Ensemble

Webster University Wind Ensemble Dr. Paul G. Davis, Conductor David Naylor, graduate assistant conductor

Jazz Faculty Concert: David Clewell, poet with Paul DeMarinis and Kim Portnoy

Jazz at Webster Faculty Concert with: Poetry from David Clewell, professor, EnglishPaul DeMarinis, professor, Department of Music, on saxophoneKim Portnoy,...

Tuesday, February 28

Guest Lecture: Project Opportunity Exploitation (Cha-Am)

Guest lecture by visiting professor Dr. Pernille Eskerod, Webster University Vienna: Maximizing Stakeholder Benefits through Project Opportunity...

Library Webinar: Beyond Google Images: Finding and Using Pictures Appropriately

Looking for images to use in your papers, projects, and presentations? In this presentation, we'll go beyond Google Images to explore what library databases...

Senior Recital: Danielle Feinstein, soprano

Senior vocal performance major Danielle Feinstein, soprano, with Nancy Mayo, piano, present a recital in partial fulfillment of the degree Bachelor of Music...

February 2017