Tuesday, February 7, 2023
Jim Singer sits in the studio

K-SHE legend shares his expertise with students

School of Communications student media coordinator Jim Singer found his passion for radio at a young age. He wants to help the next generation...

Colombian student’s love of learning takes her around the globe

Luisa Mercado earned a full ride scholarship to Webster in 2013. Now in her senior year, she hopes to start her masters degree in Saudi Arabia.

Former mayor of Kirkwood Arthur McDonnell recalls victims, community adversity in the wake of...

Art McDonnell continues his life despite the tragedy he lived through. Even so, he remembers the victims he knew personally.

‘Whose Streets?’ producer explores racial injustice through film

In his film, Damon Davis depicts events following the death of Michael Brown from the perspective of Black Lives Matter (BLM) activists. 'Whose Streets?' gives insight about the "black experience" during this time and in the years that followed.

John Buck displays leadership at Webster University

John Buck has both a master's and doctorate in leadership and management. He also has a huge collection of Olympic enamel pins.

Niel DeVasto: Grandfather of the Gorloks

Outgoing Sports Information Director Niel DeVasto has spent his professional life dedicated to Webster University. He helped start Webster's athletic program and form the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

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 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.

Nicole Roach continues diversity and inclusion legacy with non-profit

Nicole Roach is stepping down from the position of Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer. But her diversity goals will not end at Webster as she will continue to work through a new non-profit.

Webster student self-publishes second novel

Game and game design major Preston Lingle writes as a hobby. This has led to two-self published novels and a dream to write for role playing video games.

Fertility experiences inspire alumna’s new film

When alumna Zoe Kennison was told by a doctor that it was a woman's duty to have children, this inspired her to create a film that tackles the experiences and pressures on women regarding parenthood.

Webster alumni and students collaborate for brand-new sci-fi racing game

Independent game developing studio Happy Badger Studio are putting the finishing touches on SmuggleCraft, a racing game where players will smuggle contraband between three factions.

Webster alumnus Bryan Alaspa goes for horror, thrills in published works

A radio host speaks on air with a serial killer. An elevator serves as a gate to an alternate reality. A man walks into customs at the airport with credentials from a non-existent country.These stories come from the mind of Webster alumnus Bryan Alaspa, class of 1993.

Webster class washes away their senses at FLOAT STL

Lying down in a closed tank of water in silence for 90 minutes is the basis of what local FLOAT STL does. However, its salted water has become a popular mainstay for the way it relieves tension and relaxes the body and mind.

Webster graduates work behind-the-scenes on Super Bowl commercials

Webster University graduates Sean Funcik and Brian Verbarg became collaborators in two drug awareness advertisements that were broadcast during the 2017 Super Bowl.

Making the most of a degree in the arts

Webster University alumna Dion Allison works at Paint with a Twist, teaches art at an elementary school, pursues her Masters online and raises four children. She has no regrets that she graduated with a degree that has her working two jobs.