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SUNY Geneseo

Webster Welcomes SUNY-Geneseo to WINS Study Abroad Network

April 25, 2017

Webster University welcomes its newest Webster International Network of Schools (WINS) member, the State University of New York (SUNY) Geneseo, a premier public liberal arts college in the picturesque Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York. Founded in 1871, Geneseo is now a part of the statewide SUNY system that was designed to meet diverse needs across a vast geographic landscape. WINS expands Geneseo's study abroad programming, and also extends Webster campuses as study abroad destinations for students across the SUNY system.

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Lombok, Indonesia

A Photographer's Dream in Lombok, Indonesia

April 25, 2017

As part of a creative research program for Webster University Thailand’s media communications faculty member Thomas Martin Ronald Groves recently completed and published a photo book entitled "A Glimpse of Kawah Ljen and Lombok, Indonesia." Situated just east of Indonesia’s tourist island of Bali, Lombok is famous for its pristine beaches, adventurous surfing and unique wildlife.

tags: academics, thailand, faculty, global, webster life, webster today, school of communications

Students, faculty and staff celebrate the Buddhist New Year

Webster Thailand Makes a Splash at Annual Songkran Festival

April 24, 2017

Thailand’s annual Songkran festival (Water Splashing Festival) takes place each year from April 13-15 to mark the beginning of the Buddhist New Year. Throughout these three days, young and old alike congregate across Thailand to celebrate with music, laughter, over-indulgence, and of course water. From a light sprinkling of water for purification purposes to all-out water fights, the festival is a favorite of both Thais and foreigners.

tags: global, thailand, students, faculty, staff, webster life, webster today

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Webster Athens Open House: Meet Our Visitors From Greece

April 24, 2017

Faculty and students are invited to an open house to meet with our visitors from Greece on Monday, April 24 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at The Global Exchange in Sverdrup 107. Webster-Athens’ Vasilis Botopoulos, chancellor and managing director, and Susie Michailidis, vice chancellor for academic affairs, will be available to speak about their campus, their offerings and opportunities for both faculty and students.

tags: extended campus, global, webster today, greece, athens, faculty, student

Views of the 2016 undergraduate recruitment viewbook

Webster Wins Marketing Awards for Recruitment, Inclusion, Fundraising, Social Campaigns

April 14, 2017

Webster University won several marketing and communication campaign awards from Higher Ed Marketing and the Collegiate Advertising Awards. Webster received honors for undergraduate recruitment ("You, Unlimited"), diversity and inclusion advertising, social media ("Cooking Up a Quality Education" video), and alumni donor and faculty/staff campaigns (Calendar Year-End Fundraising).

tags: academics, alumni, global, home page, advancement, global marketing and communications, admissions, home page, webster life, webster today

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Airport CEO André Schneider is Geneva Commencement Speaker

April 14, 2017

André Schneider, chief executive officer of Geneva Airport, will be the speaker at the 2017 Webster University Geneva graduation ceremony on May 13. Throughout his career Schneider has led and developed advisory projects related to many important issues around sustainable development, from energy to mobility and finance. "Our students will enjoy and benefit from his experience and insights into the professional world," said Webster Geneva director Clementina Acedo.

tags: academics, global, geneva, commencement, webster today

The Online Learning Center's Programs were named the best in the state and the sixth best in the nation, according to a recent survey.

Online Programs Named the Best in Missouri, Sixth Best in the Nation

April 12, 2017

Webster University offers the best online courses for college students working on a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Missouri, according to AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org. Webster is listed in first place, up five spots from last year, among Missouri schools, and sixth place nationally. The rankings were released Thursday.

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ILC Hosts 17th Annual Rosita Awards Celebration

April 11, 2017

The Department of International Languages and Cultures (ILC) hosted the 17th annual Rosita Awards April 7, honoring students who have pursued the study of language and culture beyond beginning level. At the ceremony, two students were randomly selected as the recipient of a small scholarship, which was created by Professor Emeritus Consuelo Gallagher in 1999. This year, Sofia Gianino (French) and Chen Wang (ESL) were awarded the scholarship.

tags: academics, global, webster life, webster today, international languages and cultures, center for international education

Session focused on technology and the data collection trend

Geneva Panel: Big Data, End of Privacy?

April 10, 2017

“Big Data: The End of Privacy?” was the theme of a D.Bates panel that took place on the Geneva campus of Webster University on Thursday, March 30. Organized by Fernando Lagraña, director of the Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) program and moderated by Dominique Jolly, chair of the Walker School programs at Webster Geneva, this D.Bates session focused on technology and usage aspects of the massive data collection trend that we witness today, with a special focus on journalism and health care.

tags: academics, faculty, global, geneva, school of business and technology, webster life, webster today

Co-owner and business manager of Studio Schrofer

Leiden Spotlight: Alumni Sonia Sin, co-owner Studio Schrofer

April 06, 2017

As Chief Cheerleader of award winning furniture design firm Studio Schrofer, Sonia Sin doesn’t have “normal” days at the office. She champions good designs as enthusiastically as she does her political protesting, environmental activism and various philanthropies. Studio Schrofer has been recognized by the city of The Hague as one of its Creative Ambassadors.

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