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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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