Reveling The Mystery of Game Design

Interested in game design? How do you get started? Where can you get experience if no one will hire you until you have experience? Webster University School of Communications Game Design Professor Lisa Brunette talks about available jobs, competition, the business of game creation and more in this revealing interview.

Dazzling Local Talent Compete at the Fox Theater

Fox Performing Arts Charitable Foundation Executive Director Amy Scheers discusses how the foundation fosters, promotes, and encourages young people in the St. Louis region to discover and participate in the joy and wonder of live performances. The program showcases talented teens from the St. Louis area as students compete for college scholarships, cash prizes, special awards and public appearance opportunities.

Addressing the Reality of Global Warming

What will happen to our planet if we do nothing to address Global Warming? What can we, as individuals, do to avoid the damage to our planet due to  Global Warming?  From Webster University’s Department of Biology, Dr. Nicole Miller-Struttmann, shares insights into the reality of Global Warming, what could happen if nothing is done and how an increase of just 4 degrees could cause a chain reaction of catastrophic measure to many parts of the world.

What We Learn and Why We Must Share It

As dedicated educators, we focus our attention on the methods, theories, concepts, and knowledge that it takes to engage our students in the classroom but how much time do we spend sharing some of what we learn with each other? In this podcast, Webster University President, Dr. Beth Stroble, shares some of her personal learning opportunities. From her travels to Japan to diverse reading recommendations and invites all of us to share articles and books we read, travel experiences, information on conferences we attend, and more, with each other.

Storytelling with Documentaries: Creating the Big Picture

Woodrow Wilson Fellow and award-winning executive producer and founder of Spy Pond Productions, Eric Stange, is an independent documentary film producer, and writer. His work has been broadcast on PBS, The Discovery Channel, and the BBC. In this Eric discusses steps needed when creating a documentary including the importance of identifying the story you want to tell, how to create it, and the business behind producing documentaries.