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News and scholarly activities from Webster University community members

News Around Webster: Kingston, McGrath, Scharf, Cosic, Hellinger

February 17, 2017

Lindsey Kingston published "Haitians Seeking Refuge in Brazil," Kim McGrath presented a webinar on leadership and negotiation strategies, Emily Scharf co-published on transformative learning, Dan Hellinger consulted on Danielle Smith-Llera’s book on Che Guevara, and Zlatko Cosic's film "It Can't Go Forever" screens at Artspace in Tel Aviv.

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Webster Geneva welcomed new students from around the world for spring orientation.

Snapshots: Orientation in Geneva Heads to the Mountains

January 24, 2017

Webster Geneva's Spring New Student Orientation welcomed 77 new students from all over the world to the campus in Bellevue, Switzerland, including 50 through the Webster International Network Schools program. The students were thrilled to be "exposed to so many different cultures and languages" among their classmates, and enjoyed an orientation trip to Chamonix in the French Alps.

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Lake Forest along Chicago's North Shore.

Webster Welcomes Lake Forest to WINS Partner Network

November 14, 2016

Webster University welcomes its newest Webster International Network of Schools (WINS) member, Lake Forest College, a private liberal arts college along Chicago’s North shore. Founded in 1857, Lake Forest recently expanded its study abroad offerings to include nearly 200 off-campus study programs in more 70 countries. Webster’s international campuses are now a part of that expanded range of programs.

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Transylvania University is in the heart of downtown Lexington, Kentucky.

Transylvania University Joins WINS for Study Abroad

April 19, 2016

Webster University welcomes its newest Webster International Network of Schools (WINS) member, Transylvania University, a highly ranked liberal arts college in the heart of Lexington, Kentucky. "Transy" encourages all students to study abroad, regardless of major, and offers a wide array of programs. Webster's international campus locations will provide a set of unique, high-quality learning opportunities for these students.

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Schuster discussed the role of a global university in higher education and Webster's unique place in this landscape.

Schuster Keynotes Kent State International Symposium

April 06, 2016

Julian Schuster gave the keynote at the Kent State University Internationalization Symposium on April 1, which brought together 150 academics and administrators from universities around the world as well as representatives from the government, nonprofit and corporate sectors. His address, "The Global University: Its Place and Role in Higher Education," focused on the characteristics of a global university and highlighted Webster’s unique history and international footprint. Webster and Kent, a WINS partner, are discussing further collaboration.

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Webster WINS Conference in Athens

August 06, 2015

The Webster International Network of Schools (WINS) program conference was held at Webster-Athens from July 13-15, and showcased Webster’s international campuses as study abroad destinations for participating institutions. Attendees from longstanding, new and prospective WINS institutions attended the conference.

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