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Humanitarian Perspectives on a Global Scale at Webster Leiden

March 20, 2019

Webster Leiden's International Relations Department welcomed humanitarian perspectives on a global scale to start the Spring 2019 semester. Visiting leaders from Malaysia, legal experts and NGO coordinators from around Europe engaged students in Leiden, while local trips and regional conferences brought them into the field.

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Geneva's 24th International Humanitarian Conference: Humanitarian law and human rights

March 14, 2019

Webster University Geneva’s Department of International Relations, together with the Webster Humanitarian Association (WHA), held its 24th International Humanitarian and Security Conference (IHSC) on March 7-8. This year’s conference, “Rebalancing International Humanitarian Law (IHL) and Human Rights: The Significance of the 1949 Geneva Conventions Seventy Years On,” included a gripping and motivating keynote address by Dr. Gilles Carbonnier, Vice-President of the ICRC and Professor of Development Economics at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies.

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Central Washington University Joins WINS Program

March 12, 2019

Central Washington University (CWU), located in Ellensburg, Washington, is the newest institution to join the WINS program. Steve Cook, associate director of Education Abroad, visited Webster Athens last summer; and in 2019, two CWU music faculty will bring a group of students abroad for a program facilitated by Webster Vienna. 

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Digital Marketing, Technology Firm to Visit Campuses for Web Redesign

March 06, 2019

The University has selected Primacy as the digital services firm to design and create the next iteration of the external website, Primacy's first campus visits for consulting with University community members will take place this month in Webster Groves and South Carolina, where they will engage in research and discovery sessions with key stakeholders representing faculty, staff, administration and current students within the Webster community.

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Warwick Economic Summit

12 Webster Vienna Students Attend the Warwick Economic Summit

February 22, 2019

On Jan. 31 Webster Vienna sent 12 students to Coventry, England for the 2019 Warwick Economic Summit, Europe’s largest student-led conference. The summit discussed topics of economics, management, development, and international relations. Students networked with industry leaders and made invaluable connections with peers from around the globe.

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Cohort Selected for 2019 Global Student Leadership Summit

February 21, 2019

A cohort of 23 student leaders from Webster University campuses in St. Louis, Geneva, Vienna, Leiden, and Accra have been selected for the Webster University 2019 Global Student Leadership Summit, to be held May 27-31, in St. Louis. Those selected form a diverse group of undergraduate and graduate students representing 14 nationalities from campuses in five countries.

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Webster Staff Alliance (WSA) announces 2019 scholarship recipients.

Webster Staff Alliance Awards 7 Extended Campus Travel Scholarships

February 18, 2019

Webster Staff Alliance (WSA) is pleased to announce the Webster Staff Alliance Scholarship Award Recipients for 2019. The objective of the Scholarship Award is to provide extended campus staff members with an opportunity to connect and engage with the home campus and home campus personnel while participating in a professional development opportunity.

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Janice Neal will serve as the CCME president for 2019-20.

Janice Neal Named CCME President for 2019-20

February 18, 2019

Janice Neal, director of the Webster Los Angeles Air Force Base campus location and regional director for the Western Region of military campuses, took office as president of the Council of College and Military Educators (CCME) during the organization’s annual symposium in Austin, Texas on Jan. 24. Neal has been actively involved in the CCME board since 2010. She previously held positions as CCME secretary, vice president, and is now president in 2019-20.

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Chopin Visiting Professorship Brings Neumann, Kraidy to Vienna

February 14, 2019

Webster Vienna, through the Elizabeth Chopin Visiting Professorship, will host Iver Neumann and Marwan M. Kraidy for a lecture and seminar.  Neumann has been scheduled for Feb. 19-20. Dates for Kraidy will be announced. This endowment brings world-renowned professors in the fields of Business, International Relations, Art, Media and Psychology to lecture and share their professional experiences through public forums.

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Enter the Annual Juried Photography Show

February 14, 2019

Entries for the 2018-2019 Annual Juried Photography Show are now being accepted. All currently enrolled Webster students in all programs worldwide are eligible, as are students who were enrolled in any term in 2018. The exhibition will run in the May Gallery from April 5-May 3, with a reception and awards presentation on Friday, April 5, from 5-7 p.m. Any work that involves a photographic process is welcomed, but the work should have been produced during the past year, while a student at Webster.

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Student success

Students Selected to Present Research at Tourism Conference

February 11, 2019

For the second year in a row, a Webster Thailand student is presenting at the Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Marketing and Management (AHTMM) Conference. Last summer, former MBA graduate student Rituraj Bhuyan presented his research in Bangkok on the influence of management practices on turnover in a five-star hotel. This year MBA graduate student Sirilak Khetsoongnoen has been accepted to present her research at the 9th AHTMM Conference, held this summer in Portsmouth, England.

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Amnesty International Thailand Hosts International Relations Students

February 08, 2019

Graduate students in the international relations program at Webster University Thailand were hosted by Amnesty International Thailand (AI). Arranged by Professor Latifa Laghzaoui of Webster University, this meeting with AI was an opportunity to explore the organization’s work both in Thailand and internationally. The topics focused on AI’s work with urban refugees in Bangkok and their human rights activism globally.

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