News Articles

Richard Sheng

Sheng Publishes 'Making Aircraft More Effective and Profitable'

April 02, 2019

Richard Sheng, adjunct faculty member teaching in Webster's MBA program at China, has published a new text, "Systems Engineering for Aerospace: A Practical Approach." The book stems from his years of experience with McDonnell Douglas and Boeing. More recently, Sheng has been serving as a Senior Technical Fellow at the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) in its Aircraft Design and Research Institute.

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Lunar New Year

Snapshots: Confucius Institute Hosts Lunar New Year Celebration

February 18, 2019

The Confucius Institute at Webster University partnered with the Chinese Education and Culture Center in St. Louis (CECC) to bring a Lunar New Year Celebration on Feb. 11. The event, held on the Browning Mainstage at the Loretto-Hilton Center, strove for inclusivity, with a bilingual format. Performers traveled from both far and near to contribute to the celebration.

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Webster Co-Hosts University Conference in Beijing

September 26, 2018

Webster University China co-hosted a conference in Beijing featuring Adjunct Professor, Indira Ravindran. Other hosts included members of the American Universities-China Association (AUCA) and the Schwarzman College of Tsinghua University. The all-day event included issues vital to U.S. universities that have operations inside of China.

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Dr. Derek Butler (center, front) hosted the group at BASECLEAR at the Leiden BioScience Park.

Leiden Campus Hosts China MBA Students, Alumni

August 30, 2018

A group of 22 Webster China MBA students and alumni completed a summer study tour through the Netherlands this month, hosted by the Webster Leiden campus. Activities included Webster faculty lectures and site visits on topics like consumer technology, biotech, EU economy and more. It was the 11th such tour with Webster China MBA partners Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE), and the University of Electronic Science and Technology China (UESTC).

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Webster China's Candice Zhao and Nelly Zhang at AUCA

Webster Joins AUCA Career Fairs in China

August 15, 2018

Webster University China staff took a large part in the just completed 2018 American Universities China Association (AUCA) career fairs. More than 4,000 students representing 16 universities and other institutions attended the fair events. Most of the attending students graduated in 2018. Graduates attended fair events in Shanghai, Shenzhen and Beijing.

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Confucius Institute

Bristol Elementary Students Celebrate Chinese New Year at Confucius Institute

March 14, 2018

As part of its ongoing celebration of Chinese New Year, the Confucius Institute at Webster University recently partnered with teachers at Bristol Elementary School in Webster Groves to give students a taste of this holiday’s major customs and over all significance to the over one billion people who celebrate it worldwide.

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Yang Ning, Dongning Guan and Xing Shi were runners up among 224 competitors.

Webster University Students Prove World-Class Business Acumen

January 19, 2018

Webster University students Dongning Guan, Yang Ning and Xing Shi were runners-up in an international business simulation competition last semester, succeeding against students from 224 universities across 19 countries. The Webster team competed in the 2017 Capsim Fall Challenge against finalists from the United States, India, Taiwan, Lebanon and Israel. They are students of Webster Jacksonville-based faculty member John Jinkner, who taught at Webster China over the summer.

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Webster China MBA faculty members Greg Hoffmann and Fred Heismeyer in Cambodia.

Faculty in China Use New Year to Deepen Asian Experience

February 25, 2016

Two faculty members in the Webster China MBA program utilized the break created by the Chinese New Year to expand their experience in China and deepen their insights into the fast-changing business environment of southeast Asia. Webster staff in Shanghai helped Greg Hoffmann and Fred Heismeyer arrange visits to Cambodia and Vietnam during the traditional Spring Festival break.

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More than 70 alumni participated in the Webster UESTC IMBA Forum at the sprawling, new UESTC campus.

70 Alumni Share Ideas at China MBA Forum

January 06, 2016

More than 70 alumni participated in the Webster UESTC IMBA Forum at the sprawling, new UESTC campus. Representing Webster University, Nelly Zhang shared Webster highlights from 2015, including new rankings for Webster, the groudbreaking for a new Interdisciplinary Science Building on the home campus in St. Louis, and new certificate programs. Participants included a graduate of the first joint MBA class in Chengdu.

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