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Robert Koegel

Scholarship Helps Student Make the Most of Japan Study Abroad Experience

September 21, 2017

Senior Robert Koegel used what he’s learned at the home campus to have an excellent study abroad experience. Koegel is majoring in International Studies and minoring in Japanese. He hopes these degrees will help him get a job with an American based multinational company that has offices in Japan so that he can travel between the two. Koegel is originally from Colorado and came to Webster for Cross Country and Track.

tags: academics, global, webster today, study abroad, college of arts and sciences, students, international languages and cultures

Clark will take a five-week course as part of her study abroad experience in Russia.

International Relations Student First to Study Abroad in Russia

May 12, 2017

This summer Shannon Clark, an international relations major, will be the first Webster University student to study abroad in Russia, through a five-week program on politics and public diplomacy at Moscow International University. Drawn to Webster because of its diversity, she has been able to pursue independent studies in Russian language and cultures with guidance from faculty member Raisa Belotserkovsky.

tags: academics, college of arts and sciences, study abroad, students, international relations, human rights, international languages and cultures, global, webster life, webster today

Stephanie Werner receiving GAHC scholarship

German Majors Win GAHC Scholarship to Study in Europe

May 02, 2017

German majors Stephanie Werner and Gina Perhat have won the German American Heritage Society (GAHS) scholarship granted annually by the GAHS and St. Louis Stuttgart Sister Cities (SLSSC) for students going to Europe to take German classes through Webster University. Werner will to attend the Vienna campus, while Perhat will participate in an internship organized by the Dual University in Villingen-Schweningen, a suburb of Stuttgart.

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ILC Launches New Translation Program in French and Spanish

April 24, 2017

In the Fall, the Department of International Languages and Cultures (ILC) will begin offering French- and Spanish-to-English Translation Certificates. This program will coincide with ILC’s move to Browning Hall, the new Interdisciplinary Building, where there will be a state-of-the-art Translation Lab. Translation is one of the fastest growing occupations according to the U.S. Department of Labor, and Webster has one of the few professionally-oriented translation certificates in the country.

tags: academics, college of arts and sciences, webster life, home page, webster today, students, french, spanish, international languages and cultures

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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

Series of events commemorates bond between United States and France

Centre Francophone, Webster Film Series Host WWI Cine-Concert 'Wings'

April 04, 2017

One hundred years after the United States entered World War One, the French Embassy seeks to shed light on this momentous occasion through a series of events across the U.S. throughout 2017 as part of a yearlong program “How 1917 Changed the World." Join the Webster University Film Series & the Centre Francophone, and Cinema St. Louis for a special ciné-concert to commemorate the centennial.

tags: academics, film, centre francophone, french, global, international languages and cultures, partnerships, community engagement, college of arts and sciences, school of communications, webster film series, webster life, webster today

ILC Trivia Night

TAs Host Friendly Competition at ILC International Trivia Night

March 31, 2017

Teaching assistants from the Department of International Languages and Cultures hosted an International Trivia Night on on March 28, creating a fun event in which Webster students could learn about other countries and cultures through some friendly competition. Over 50 students attended the event, which included pizza and snacks.

tags: college of arts and sciences, faculty, webster life, webster today, international languages and cultures, global

2017 Global Game Day

Snapshots: ILC's 2017 Global Game Day

March 27, 2017

The International Languages and Cultures Department hosted the second annual Global Game Day on Thursday, March 23, in the University Center. The ILC collaborated with Campus Activities, ESL, UFGC, JSA, and MCISA in continuation of the idea of #WeAreAllWebster. The event gave International and domestic students a chance to interact and make new friends through playing games together.

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News media coverage with Webster University faculty and staff

In the News: Cuille, Joe Schuster, van der Steege and Yang Fan

March 07, 2017

Endowed professor of French Lionel Cuille was profiled in the March 3 St. Louis Business Journal, Communications and Journalism professor Joe Schuster was quoted in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on former Cardinal Charlie Peete, and Madeleine van der Steege and Yang Fan were quoted on Webster Leiden's offerings for women entrepreneur development.

tags: college of arts and sciences, faculty, global, entrepreneurship, international languages and cultures, business, management, in the news, school of business and technology, school of communications, webster today

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Centre Francophone hosts a forum on Reimagining French Instruction for the 21st Century

February 28, 2017

Webster University’s Centre Francophone and Vista Higher Learning will host a forum on Reimagining French Instruction for the 21st Century on March 4, from 8:30-11 a.m., in the EAB. This event is hosted by Lionel Cuillé, the Jane and Bruce Robert endowed professor of French at Webster University.

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Human Rights in Mexico: Hear from Parents of the Disappeared

October 26, 2016

On Sept. 26-27, 2014, 43 students were kidnapped at Iguala/Ayoztinapa in the state of Guerrero. Parents of one student who remains missing and another who evaded being taken will share their experiences and also talk about the current human rights and migration issues in Mexico. There are two opportunities to hear from them on Oct. 31 at Webster.

tags: academics, college of arts and sciences, human rights and humanitarian studies, international languages and cultures, webster life, webster today


Snapshot: Spanish class celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

September 27, 2016

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 to Oct. 15), students in Spanish and Methods in the Teaching of Foreign Languages and ILC teaching assistants, attended the St. Louis Public Library event, We Are St. Louis: Mexican Heritage on Sept. 21, learning about the history of the Mexican community in St. Louis.

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