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Richard Sheng

Sheng Publishes 'Making Aircraft More Effective and Profitable'

April 02, 2019

Richard Sheng, adjunct faculty member teaching in Webster's MBA program at China, has published a new text, "Systems Engineering for Aerospace: A Practical Approach." The book stems from his years of experience with McDonnell Douglas and Boeing. More recently, Sheng has been serving as a Senior Technical Fellow at the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) in its Aircraft Design and Research Institute.

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Dr. Derek Butler (center, front) hosted the group at BASECLEAR at the Leiden BioScience Park.

Leiden Campus Hosts China MBA Students, Alumni

August 30, 2018

A group of 22 Webster China MBA students and alumni completed a summer study tour through the Netherlands this month, hosted by the Webster Leiden campus. Activities included Webster faculty lectures and site visits on topics like consumer technology, biotech, EU economy and more. It was the 11th such tour with Webster China MBA partners Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE), and the University of Electronic Science and Technology China (UESTC).

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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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In the News

In the News: Miller-Struttmann's bees, Cross on Minneapolis, Rumenjak on IR, MBAs in Egypt

July 24, 2017

Nicole Miller-Struttmann's research on tracking bees received additional coverage from the Associated Press and St. Louis Post-Dispatch. ... Remy Cross was quoted in AP stories about the Minneapolis Police Department after a fatal shooting of a woman who had called 911 ... Webster Leiden lecturer Nives Rumenjak was consulted for an IAmExpat profile about the international relations program. ... Seven Webster MBA grads were among 52 welcomed home through a joint U.S.-Egypt program for women scholars.

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Sumendra Sing, MBA student at Webster University Thailand

Thailand MBA Student Wins Top E-Commerce Paper

March 13, 2017

Sumendra Singh, a Webster University student pursuing his MBA in Thailand, has won the Best Paper Award at an international e-commerce conference in Bangkok. Written in collaboration with his MBA thesis mentor Leslie Klieb, the paper on e-commerce security was honored at the International Conference on E-Commerce, E-Business and E-Technology (IC17Thai).

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Webster community members in the news.

In the News: Stroble, Curtis on cyber security; de Jong on MBA; Polgar in Das Magazin

September 01, 2016

President Beth Stroble and faculty member Jim Curtis were on KMOX radio to discuss cyber security trends, MBA alum Pascal de Jong praised Webster's faculty and network in Dutch magazine "Hello Zuidas," and Susan Polgar was featured in the Swiss magazine, "Das Magazin."

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Walker School faculty from St. Louis and Charleston area locations.

Snapshot: Walker School Leaders in Charleston for Faculty Collaboration

June 23, 2016

Faculty members Joe Roberts, Dave Porras and Debbie Psihountas in the George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology met with the faculty at the Charleston Metropolitan and Joint Base campus locations Friday, June 17. It's part of a series of visits by this leadership team in St. Louis to interact and connect with Walker School faculty at extended campuses, encouraging collaboration and enhanced student learning outcomes.

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The chess team's impact was noted in BBC Magazine.

In the News: Chess in BBC, Woolf on torture, Psihountas on MBA

May 20, 2016

Linda Woolf is profiled in St. Louis Magazine for her efforts to strengthen ethical codes in the APA and keep psychologists out of interrogation sites, Debbie Psihountas is quoted in the Ladue News for an article about MBA programs serving working professionals, and the chess program is cited in a BBC feature on how St. Louis has become a world hub for chess.

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Webster MBA students Marilynn Dawson, Kent Sheffield Morris Fordham shined above thousands of competitors.

MBA Students Prevail over Thousands in International Capsim Competition

April 21, 2016

Three Webster University MBA students studying at the Jacksonville campus have beaten more than 2,000 challengers to win the Capsim international business simulation competition. Kent Sheffield, Morris Fordham and Marilynn Dawson demonstrated world-class managerial expertise in pitting their skills against thousands of other students around the world to prevail in a grueling, 30-hour competition. "This simulation challenges and engages students and lets them demonstrate their business knowledge," said faculty member John Jinkner.

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MBA partnership at Webster Vienna

Webster Partners with University of Applied Sciences in Vienna on MBA

April 11, 2016

Webster Vienna has formed a partnership with the University of Applied Sciences, FH Campus Wien to jointly offer the first Professional MBA program for professionals in the areas of Life Sciences, Engineering Business or the Construction Economy. The dual-language program has been developed by both universities with the aim of providing a strong foundation in relevant management, leadership methods, complementing the established industry experience of prospective Professional MBA students.

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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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In the News: Top MBA in StL, KC coverage; Centennial gala; Marin in Austrian papers

December 07, 2015

Webster University's MBA program was featured in the St. Louis and Kansas City Business Journals, the Centennial gala which raised $1.2 million for student scholarship funds was covered in Ladue News and the St. Louis American, and Bernd Marin's appointment as director of Webster Vienna appeared in several major Austrian news outlets.

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Johnson at the Cyber Center launch announcement

In the News: Cyber Center of Excellence

October 29, 2015

The launch of the Midwest Cyber Center of Excellence was covered in several regional news outlets. Webster's Cyberspace Research Institute was included in coverage of cybersecurity legislation, and Debbie Psihountas and an MBA student were quoted in a St. Louis Business Journal story on regional enrollment trends.

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