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Message to the Community from the President, Provost and Chief Diversity Officer

March 22, 2019

The tragic loss of 51 lives during two horrific terrorist attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand last weekend is another stark reminder that we have much work to do toward encouraging others to learn and accept others with different backgrounds and belief systems. This hatred and bigotry toward our Muslim brothers and sisters, as well as any act of hate toward any member of the human community, should immensely affect us all.

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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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Study Abroad

Spring Break in Thailand, Italy, Ecuador: Follow Study Abroad Instagram this week

March 12, 2019

It may be Spring Break week for the University, but there are several faculty-led short-term study abroad trips happening right now, all around the world. Four students are publishing their experiences to the Office of Study Abroad's Instagram account. Follow along with them as they experience the sights and cultures of Florence, Italy; Quito and the Galapagos, Ecuador; and Bangkok, Thailand!

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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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News Around Webster: Kracen research, Iacobacci book, Cosic screening

March 08, 2019

Amanda Kracen presented findings on research co-authored by Webster students at the American Psychosocial Oncology Society conference. ... Nicoletta Iacobacci of Webster Geneva presented her book, "Exponential Ethics," which explores the ethical challenges surrounding the use of the latest technologies such as artificial intelligence and robots. ... Zlatko Cosic's 'Tapeta Lucida' will screen during the St. Louis Symphony: Live at the Pulitzer series March 26-27.

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Study Abroad in Summer of Fall 2019

2019 Summer, Fall Study Abroad Application Deadlines

February 27, 2019

Students have a variety of choices for study abroad in summer or fall 2019, and study in Thailand includes a housing scholarship at the Cha-Am campus. The deadline for applying for summer term is Feb. 28. Applications for studying abroad in fall 2019 are due March 30. Interested students should contact the Office of Study Abroad, located in Sverdrup Room 207, or through worldview@webster.edu.

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Spelman College will join the WINS program.

Webster Welcomes Spelman College to WINS Program

February 25, 2019

Spelman College, one of the nation’s oldest historically Black college and universities (HBCUs), is the newest addition to the WINS program. Located in Atlanta, Georgia, Spelman is among the most selective women’s college in the nation and is recognized as a leader in Study Abroad, sending students to more than 40 countries.

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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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Great Decisions 2019

RSVP for Great Decisions 2019

February 21, 2019

Alumni, students and members of the Webster Community are invited to participate in the 2019 edition of Great Decisions, the ever-popular series of current events, presentations and discussions led by Webster University faculty and sponsored by the Webster University Alumni Association. The series runs on eight consecutive Monday evenings, March 4-April 22.

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Min Khant Zaw at Black Hat Europe

Thailand Cybersecurity Student at Black Hat Europe

February 21, 2019

Webster student Min Khant Zaw, from the Thailand campus, was selected to attend the prestigious Black Hat Europe cybersecurity conference, a gathering of security professionals from government and academic institutions along with professionals from Fortune 500 companies. He reflected on the conference and how it connected to his academic experience at Webster.

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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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Short-term faculty-led study abroad proposals has been extended to March 15.

Short-term, Faculty-led Study Abroad Proposals Deadline Extended

February 20, 2019

Webster faculty members are invited to submit proposals for short-term, faculty-led study abroad programs for Spring and Summer 2020. These programs are credit-bearing and have an embedded travel component that highlights and supports the course learning objectives. The format may include but is not limited to global hybrid format (online course with travel component), condensed on-location courses, and other approved structures.

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