Central Time Events

October 2017

Sunday, October 1

In Pursuit of Silence

(Patrick Shen, 2015, multiple countries, 81 min.) In Pursuit of Silence is a meditative exploration of our relationship with silence, sound and the impact...

Monday, October 2

Jazz@Webster: Debby Lennon with the Pfeffer Trio

Jazz@Webster Vocalist Debby Lennon takes the stage with the Pfeffer Trio. Nick Schlueter, piano, Jeremy Pfeffer, bass, and Joe Weber, drums.

Tuesday, October 3

First Gen Student Workshops: How does advising work?

A series of workshops for students whose parents did not graduate from a four-year university. All are welcome to attend any one or all of these workshops. ...

Wednesday, October 4

Race and Religion: Sheep and Servant Leadership

From the local Forum Series on Racial Disparities, the next event in Webster Groves is: Race and Religion: Sheep and Servant Leadership Holy Redeemer...

The Witches

Part of Strange Brew: Cult Films at Schlafly Bottleworks The Witches (Nicolas Roeg, 1990, UK/USA, 91 min.) In this adaptation of the children's novel by...

Thursday, October 5

Webster After Hours

Join us for a special networking event. Free food and refreshments. Click here to RSVP.

Friday, October 6

Reflective Teaching Community

Join us this month for the Reflective Teaching Community! All part-time and full-time faculty are welcome at this informal chat about teaching and learning,...

ThompsonTalk: Making Your Way Through the Global Citizenship Program

ThompsonTalk Webster University distinguishes itself by educating global citizens. Find out how this applies to your music major with Dr. Carla Colletti.

Walker Seminar:  Ancient Wisdom for Today’s Leaders

Leadership was a topic of great interest to ancient thinkers; they cared greatly about their societies, and developed a variety of views about how their...

Walker Seminar: Entrepreneurs: Legal & Practical Aspects of 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,...

High School Choir Invitational - CANCELED

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED Local high school choirs join the Webster University choirs for a combined concert.

Saturday, October 7

Walker Seminar: Entrepreneurs: Legal & Practical Aspects of 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,...

Walker Seminar:  Ancient Wisdom for Today’s Leaders

Leadership was a topic of great interest to ancient thinkers; they cared greatly about their societies, and developed a variety of views about how their...

Sunday, October 8

WebsterPresents: Webster University Orchestra

WebsterPresents Dr. Paul G. Davis conducts the Webster University Orchestra in their season opening performance featuring the 2016-2017 Concert/Aria...

Monday, October 9

WebsterSignatureSeries: Tricia Jöstlein & Nicolae Bica

WebsterSignatureSeries Professors Tricia Jöstlein & Nicolae Bica present a faculty recital of chamber music for horn, violin, and piano.

Tuesday, October 10

Tibetan Monks World Peace Sand Mandala

Come to the Webster University Center Commons/ Sunnen Lounge from October 10 through 12th to witness the Sacred Tibetan Buddhist Art of Sand Mandala Creation...

First Gen Student Workshops: Global Citizenship Program Explained

A series of workshops for students whose parents did not graduate from a four-year university. All are welcome to attend any one or all of these workshops. ...

WebsterSignatureSeries: Martha J. Hart & Kim Portnoy

WebsterSignatureSeries "I'm Just Wild about Harry: Music of Harold Arlen and Harry Warren" The historic Thompson House Recital Hall is transformed...

Wednesday, October 11

PRSSA Presents: Public Speaking Seminar

Hello PRSSA friends! Please join us for the Public Speaking Seminar on Wednesday, October 11th as we welcome our guest speaker, Peggy Dersch! If you're...

Tibetan Monks World Peace Sand Mandala

Come to the Webster University Center Commons/ Sunnen Lounge from October 10 through 12th to witness the Sacred Tibetan Buddhist Art of Sand Mandala Creation...

Internship Searching & Curricular Practical Training (CPT) Guidelines

CAREER SERIES FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS Internship Searching & Curricular Practical Training (CPT) Guidelines Wednesday, October 11 2:00 p.m. - 4:00...

ThompsonTalk: Jean-Pascal Vachon

ThompsonTalk Visiting professor Jean-Pascal Vachon speaks about Stax Records and how a record label from Memphis became the soundtrack of the Civil...

Thursday, October 12

Tibetan Monks World Peace Sand Mandala

Come to the Webster University Center Commons/ Sunnen Lounge from October 10 through 12th to witness the Sacred Tibetan Buddhist Art of Sand Mandala Creation...

Retirement / Farewell Reception for Professor Kit Jenkins

Please join the faculty and staff of the School of Communications, special guests and friends as we honor Professor Kit Jenkins. On Thursday, Oct. 12, from...

Professor David Clewell - Lifetime Achievement in The Arts Award Ceremony

Lifetime Achievement In The Arts Award Ceremony and reception. Honoring Webster University Professor and Webster Groves resident and Missouri Poet...

Library Online Training Session: Giving Great Presentations

Whether you are a presentation beginner or want to take your current skills up a notch, join librarians as we talk about how to give effective presentations...

Alliance for Interracial Dignity: In 63119 as a Person fo Color

Alliance for Interracial Dignity presents a panel: Living and Growing Up in 63119 as a Person of Color Moderated by Ed Johnson and Basiyr Rodney...

"Layers" - BFA Dance Concert

Webster University’s Department of Dance in the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts presents "Layers." The dance concert showcases the original choreography...

Friday, October 13

"Layers" - BFA Dance Concert

Webster University’s Department of Dance in the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts presents "Layers." The dance concert showcases the original choreography...

Saturday, October 14

"Layers" - BFA Dance Concert

Webster University’s Department of Dance in the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts presents "Layers." The dance concert showcases the original choreography...

Community Music School Fall Faculty Recital

Join us for an afternoon of exceptional artistry featuring members of the Community Music School faculty. Selections include Beethoven, Schubert, and Verdi....

Sunday, October 15

WebsterPresents: "How to Live in the Modern World" Webster Choral Ensembles

WebsterPresents The choirs of Webster University perform a program of choral works that deal with the issues facing us in the present day. Featuring...

Monday, October 16

How to be an Effective Advocate with Elected Officials

Students are invited to join Webster alumnus and lobbyist Jim Brown for a workshop titled, "How to be an Effective Advocate with Elected Officials," on...

Bill Nye at Webster [RESCHEDULED to Dec. 11] [SOLD OUT]

Author, educator and television personality Bill Nye, is scheduled to speak at Webster University on Dec. 11, 2017. It originally was scheduled for Monday,...

WebsterPresents: Webster University Wind Ensemble

WebsterPresents Dr. Paul G. Davis is on the podium conducting the Webster University Wind Ensemble.

Tuesday, October 17

Walgreens Information Table

Walgreens Information Table Tuesday, October 17 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. University Center Commons Stop by to speak to a representative about various...

Optional Practical Training (OPT) Guidelines

CAREER SERIES FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS Optional Practical Training (OPT) Guidelines Tuesday, October 17 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. University Center -...

First Gen Student Workshops: How to communicate with faculty

A series of workshops for students whose parents did not graduate from a four-year university. All are welcome to attend any one or all of these workshops. ...

WebsterSignatureSeries: Melissa Bishop, songwriter

WebsterSignatureSeries Old Stories, New Songs Professor Melissa Bishop presents a recital in the round on the Concert Hall stage of all original songs.

Thursday, October 19

 CLICK: Creating Links in Community Knowledge

ORGANIZATION EXPO | NETWORKING RECEPTION | KEYNOTE SPEAKER Walker EDGE brings back CLICK: Creating Links In Community Knowledge. Join us for drinks and...

CLICK:  Creating Links in Community Knowledge

Walker EDGE brings back CLICK: Creating Links In Community Knowledge. Join us for drinks and appetizers while networking with area nonprofit organization...

Friday, October 20

Faculty Fall Writing Retreat

Save the Date for the Fall 2017 Faculty Writing Retreat, to be held Friday, October 20, 9 am to 4 pm in the Faculty Development Center Suite (Emerson...

Student Veterans Organization (SVO) 'Q on the Quad

Join SVO members for a BBQ lunch (pulled pork & chicken) on the Quad at the University Center. Lunch is FREE for students; donations from faculty & staff...

Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde (with the Invincible Czars)

(John S. Robertson, 1920, USA, 73 min.) Based on the Robert Louis Stevenson novella, this is movie is considered to be the first important American horror...

Saturday, October 21

CMS Faculty Recital: Kyu Butler with Yoo Sun Na

Join CMS faculty member Kyu Butler (piano) and guest Soprano Yoo Sun Na for an evening of works by Brahms, Dvoràk, Popeney and featuring Korean art songs.

The Wrong Light

(Josie Swantek Heitz & Dave Adams, 2016, USA &| Thailand, 78 min.) In The Wrong Light, a charismatic activist leads a globally recognized NGO that provides...

Sunday, October 22

Agnes Wilcox Memorial Service

There will be a memorial service for Agnes Wilcox on Sunday, Oct. 22, at 7 p.m. in the Loretto-Hilton Center theater. Wilcox was on the Conservatory of...

The Wrong Light

(Josie Swantek Heitz & Dave Adams, 2016, USA &| Thailand, 78 min.) In The Wrong Light, a charismatic activist leads a globally recognized NGO that provides...

Friday, October 27

Sacred

(Thomas Lennon, 2016, multiple countries, 86 min.) Directed by Academy Award® winner Thomas Lennon and shot around the globe by 40 filmmaking teams, Sacred...

Saturday, October 28

Sacred

(Thomas Lennon, 2016, multiple countries, 86 min.) Directed by Academy Award® winner Thomas Lennon and shot around the globe by 40 filmmaking teams, Sacred...

Sunday, October 29

Sacred

(Thomas Lennon, 2016, multiple countries, 86 min.) Directed by Academy Award® winner Thomas Lennon and shot around the globe by 40 filmmaking teams, Sacred...

Monday, October 30

Jazz@Webster: 1967, Jazz in Transition

Jazz@Webster 1967: Jazz in Transition Director of Jazz Studies, Paul DeMarinis, will lead a faculty quintet in a program of cutting edge jazz...

WebsterPresents: Chamber Singers NCCO preview concert

WebsterPresents The Webster University Chamber Singers present a special FREE preview concert of their NCCO performance.

Tuesday, October 31

Free Coffee and Donuts with Public Safety

Public Safety is offering the campus community free coffee and donuts from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 31. A table will be set up in the University...

October 2017