Diversity and Inclusion

Recently Webster University hosted a forum on Diversity and Inclusion. Discussion included Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care, Hate Speech/Hate Crimes, Examination of the Criminal Justice System, Gender in Media, Hashtag Activism, Unpacking Unconscious Bias and more. The following podcasts capture the importance of these presentations as presented by experts in their field.

Diversity and Inclusion: Dr. Donald M Suggs

Active in the civil rights movement in the 60’s and 70’s, a founding member of the Center for African Art, currently serving on the St Louis Art Museum Board of Commissioners, and Publisher/Executive Editor of the St. Louis American, Dr. Suggs shares his experiences, prejudice he endured, and his perseverance in this insightful podcast.

 

Webster University’s Student Success Portal – A Powerful Game Changer

You’re about to discover the power of Webster University’s Student Success Portal.  This new portal, by Starfish, allows you to be an engaged and true partner in your academic journey. From finding important information you need quickly to setting appointments online to connecting with faculty, this robust program will enhance your experience as a student and give you options from how you seek assistance at Webster.

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.

Oblivious to Witchita

EXPLICIT LANGUAGE. Travel along with Roman and Josh through Wichita, Kansas as they share stories and impressions about restaurants, macaroons, a large Native American guarding the city, and donuts that rivals national chain Voodoo Donuts

Diary of a Boomerang Kid

EXPLICIT LANGUAGE: What’s it like to be a boomerang kid? For that matter what “is” a boomerang kid? Are you one of them? This podcast explores the emotional aspects of being a boomerang kid, how it affects relationships and personal growth

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