Tuesday, April 20, 2021

First international student graduates from Conservatory

Jaemin Shin, from Korea, will be the first international student to graduate from both the Dramaturgy program and the Conservatory.

Webster student premieres film at international film festival

Maalik Shakoor's first paying acting job was in a Missouri Lottery commercial. Now, he has just premiered his short film "He Who Listens" at the St. Louis International Film Festival.

Webster’s Indian culture club Sangam brings Indian light festival to campus

Sangam, Webster's newest club, brought traditional Indian food, clothing and activities to campus to celebrate India's celebrated holiday, Diwali.

Loui family grows up with Webster Conservatory

Wayne Loui is one of the original founding members of the Conservatory. 50 years later, he and his family are still a big part of the performing arts school.

Peter Sargent, founder of Conservatory, receives lifetime achievement award

Peter Sargent has dedicated his life to teaching design since he founded the Conservatory in 1967.

Webster assistant professor Lisa Brunette releases new app “Sender Unknown: Into the Woods”

Lisa Brunette writes and releases new "text based adventure" app to positive reviews.

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.

Webster student heals through yoga

Webster student Monica Benassi had a near death experience which prompted her to pursue her passion for yoga.

Students share experiences of Greyhound bus transportation

Akhmab Islomoe got his first views of American on a Greyhound bus, while Vincent Vega was inconvenienced by a Greyhound bus.

Leiden students work to solve international ‘crisis’ at model UN

LEIDEN, Netherlands - The Webster University Leiden delegation returned from Munapest — Model United Nations (UN) of Budapest — short on sleep, but experienced on collaboration to solve a diplomatic crisis.

Student delegate Natalie Fuller trades Illinois for international

LEIDEN, Netherlands - From Metro-east to far-east, Natalie Fuller traveled to Budapest with the Webster Leiden delegation to take part in a simulated experience to solve diplomatic matters.

iFest 2017 lets students experience new cultures

International Festival, otherwise known as iFest, is an annual event at Webster University. Food, dancing, crafts and other activities are a part of the event.

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.

Workshop teaches women how to navigate the gender pay gap

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) came to Webster University April 17 to teach women the complexities of negotiating pay in the workplace.

Author Leon Logothetis brings “kindness” to Webster

Logothetis spoke at Webster University about the value of kindness, and the people and travels that inspired his new book and Netflix show.

Trainer offers Webster students kickboxing lessons

TITLE Boxing Club Rock Hill instructor Heath Norton teaches a Webster University student the basics of boxing in the Sunnen Lounge April 17. Campus Activities hosted the one-hour session called “Intro to Kickboxing.”