Sunday, March 26, 2023

Stories of survival: ‘New World’ encourages empathy toward St. Louis refugees

'New World' follows three refugee women before, during and after they fled to America in search of a new life. The play will be the final event of Webster University's Diversity and Inclusion Conference.

Talking green issues over coffee

Webster University Sustainability Coordinator Kelsey Wingo said that “going green” is not always easy. She created a space where students, faculty and staff talk about the environmental issues going on in the world.

An ‘Open Wound’ that keeps on bleeding

Author Vicken Cheterian discusses the aftermath of the Armenian Genocide of 1915 in his new book, "Open Wounds."

A look at the International Friendship Program

Webster's International Friendship Program gives the community an opportunity to develop friendships with international students.

Ilyasah Shabazz reflects on father Malcolm X’s legacy

Ilyasah Shabazz, the third daughter of activist Malcolm X, spoke to students and faculty about her history, accepting herself and finding ways to combat racism Thursday, March 31 at Nerinx Hall.

Webster’s Conservatory – What happens behind the scenes

Get a behind the scene look at how The Conservatory produces a show. From designing the set, to making the costumes; everything it took to make "As You Like It."

Poet Freeman Word leads workshop on campus

The workshop emphasized the importance of truth and connecting with oneself.

Stress Relief Week events met with low student turnout

No students signed up to attend Human iPod Night during stress relief week, and only a handful attended the nail painting event. Student event...

Speech and Debate team hosts Trivia Night fundraiser

On Saturday, Nov. 5, Webster's Speech and Debate team hosted its annual Trivia Night to raise funds for its biggest tournament of the season,...

New Gospel Choir on campus

Read more about the choir here.

Webster student Manali Ghag becomes president of Sangam

Manali Ghag has come from Mumbai, India to Webster Groves, Missouri, and has taken on new responsibilities.

Art student constructs wooden car in parking lot

Students and faculty that pulled into Lot H Monday may have noticed a dome of green in one of the parking spots by the Art Department. Caitlin Grace made an instillation for her Intermediate Drawing class where she had been instructed by her professor Lyndon Barrois to engage directly with the lived environment.

Drag performers bring story time to Emerson Library

Three drag queens came to Webster University's Emerson Library April 23 to read stories and dance along to hit songs with children and their parents.

Edward Jones CEO to speak at Commencement

St. Louis-based finance firm leader Jim Weddle previously served on Webster’s Board of Trustees and Executive Committee. The upcoming commencement will be his first address to graduating students.

Campus activities try to build community during COVID-19

On campus, clubs and organizations are figuring out new ways to connect and engage with students during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Involvement Fair was...

Japanese School celebrates new year

The sound of drums kicked off the new year celebration held by the St. Louis Japanese Language School in Grant Gym Saturday, January 21.