Wednesday, October 5, 2022
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...

Student describes Thailand with three words

Study abroad student Macy Salama talks about her first impressions of Thailand.

‘Life moves forward’ for family of officer slain in Kirkwood shooting

Kirkwood police officer Tom Ballman made the ultimate sacrifice for his community on Feb. 7, 2008.

Webster’s Zlatko Ćosić portrays nature through motion painting

Webster University adjunct faculty member Zlatko Ćosić changed his identity to escape war in Yugoslavia. He used his life and nature to begin a career in art.

The St. Louis “Ripper” connection

Could Jack the Ripper have died in St. Louis? Dr. Francis Tumblety, a suspect in the murders, did. Webster University graduate student Michael Sandknop is looking into the connection as well as the evidence in his upcoming documentary.

Alumnus Maarten de Boer finds success as a celebrity photographer

Despite majoring in special education, Webster University alumnus Maarten de Boer found a passion for the camera. His career as an in-demand celebrity photographer earned him the Distinguished Alumni Award.

Battling narcolepsy with nutrition

Webster University student Charissa Martin considered herself the “always-sick, never-feels-good” girl who normally took around six medications at once. But after adopting a gluten-free diet as a way to combat her narcolepsy, she has seen a huge improvement in her day-to-day life.

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.

Reporter Todd Smith’s scars will never heal after Kirkwood shooting

Todd Smith survived being shot during the Kirkwood City Council shooting in 2008. It was not the first shooting he survived.

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.

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.

Daughter and father share the stage

Senior acting major Austen Danielle Bohmer was born into the world of theatre. Both of her parents work in the industry – more specifically, Broadway – so she spent a lot of time in theatres growing up. But theatre is not the only thing she has in common with her parents: attending Webster University runs in the family, too.

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.

Former Webster student brings his moves to The Lion King musical

Geoff Myers, who studied at Webster for two years, has been dancing to the "Circle of Life" since 2003, when he joined a Chicago production of The Lion King. That relationship has been ongoing, and his role has expanded since.

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.

Alumnus creates, manages St. Louis Big Band

Recent Webster grad Ryan Sheehan revives the big band era in St. Louis. He founded and manages The St. Louis Big Band, a group that performs music reminiscent of the Great Depression-era Tommy Dorsey and Benny Goodman Orchestras.