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Eastern Illinois University is the newest WINS member.

Webster Welcomes New WINS Partner, Easter Illinois University

October 30, 2018

Webster University welcomes its newest Webster International Network of Schools (WINS) member, Eastern Illinois University (EIU). Located on a compact 320-acre campus in Charleston, Illinois, EIU has earned its reputation by offering a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate programs taught by an experienced and caring faculty.

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Exciting Spring Break Study Abroad Offerings for 2019

October 23, 2018

Webster is offering 6 fantastic programs in various locations from Vienna, to Thailand, to Ecuador for students this Spring Break. Options for both undergraduates and graduate students are available in a variety of academic disciplines. These courses are taught during the Spring Semester with the study abroad component taking place over Spring Break.

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Spring 2019 Study Abroad Application Deadline Extended

October 05, 2018

The Spring 2019 study abroad application deadline has been extended to Friday, Oct. 19. This extension applies to students interested in studying abroad during the Spring Semester, Spring 1 and Spring 2. Any students who are still interested in studying abroad need to stop by the Office of Study Abroad as soon as possible to go over next steps with them.

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Ghana Webster University campus.

Office of Study Abroad Hosts Ghana Morning Meet and Greet Sept. 28

September 21, 2018

The Office of Study Abroad is hosting a Ghana Campus Morning Meet and Greet Friday, Sept. 28 from 8:30-10:30 a.m for students, faculty, and staff. Adelina Martey, a representative from the Ghana Campus, will be visiting St. Louis to connect with students interested in studying abroad in Ghana. Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries will be provided by the Office of Study Abroad.

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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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John Buck and Anna Dickherber were interviewed by Fox2 as part of a student move-in feature.

In the News: Top colleges overseas; Palmer on Monsanto; Student move-in; Ghana outreach

August 24, 2018

Forbes named Webster one of the top U.S. colleges with branches overseas. ... John Buck and Anna Dickherber were interviewed on camera for a Fox2 feature on student move-in day. ... J.P. Palmer was interviewed on Fox 2/KPLR 11 regarding the employee impact of the Monsanto-Bayer merger. ... Webster Ghana was featured in multiple news outlets for recent community engagement on National Youth Day, investigative journalism, and the #metoo movement.

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Learn about the many study abroad possibilities for you at Webster.

Study Abroad Open Houses: Aug. 29 for students, faculty

August 23, 2018

It's never too early to plan your study abroad experience! The Office of Study Abroad will host two Open Houses on Wednesday, Aug. 29. A session for students will be held 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in Sverdrup 207. A session for faculty and staff will be held 4 p.m.-6 p.m., also in Sverdrup 207. Food will be provided at both events. Come find out about Webster study abroad opportunities, scholarships, how to plan, and more.

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The group celebrated their final week with lunch from the renowned Kostas, a famous spot near the Athens campus known for traditional Greek souvlaki.

Athens Study Abroad Students Volunteer at Refugee Center, Conduct Research

August 16, 2018

Webster students wrapped up their summer “Global Health and Inequality” study abroad term at the Athens campus with field research and service experiences, including participating in community response to the wildfires in the region. After posting many of their reflections on a class blog, the group of psychology majors anticipates presenting their findings at upcoming research conferences, including Webster University's Research Across Disciplines conference in December.

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Psychology Majors Study Abroad in Athens

July 25, 2018

Webster University psychology majors Lily Davis, Rachel Downey, Reese Moore, and Emilia Triola are participating in the thematic “Global Health and Inequality” study abroad experience at the Webster Athens campus. Led by associate professor of Psychology Eric Goedereis, the students from the Webster Groves campus are enrolled in two, three-credit courses, plus a one-credit International Field Experience.

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Webster students are studying European Contemporary Dance in Geneva as part of a summer abroad program.

Dance Students Spend Summer Abroad in Geneva

May 30, 2018

Webster University Department of Dance students are enjoying an eight-week summer course at the Webster Geneva campus with classes from Webster alumnus Ramon Moraes and fellow Royal Ballet School alumna Estelle Bovay. This new study abroad program for dance is a partnership between the Department of Dance, Webster Geneva, and Conservatoire populaire de musique, danse et théâtre in Geneva.

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Overall, 42 students were awarded scholarships for study abroad in Summer or Fall 2018.

Study Abroad Scholarships Awarded to 42 Students

May 29, 2018

Webster University study abroad scholarships have been awarded to 42 students going abroad on Summer 2018 and Fall 2018 programs. Overall, 26 students received awards for summer and 16 for fall. Award amounts ranged from $500-$3,000, with the average award was around $1,000. Students were selected based on a variety of factors, including GPA, financial need, essays, and recommendations, and the specific requirements of each award. During the 2018-19 academic year, about $100,000 in study abroad scholarships will be awarded.

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The students observed and assisted teachers and taught English skills in one local school for seven weeks, while also visiting other schools and taking a seminar on Dutch culture and pedagogy.

Teacher Education Students Immersed in Leiden

May 02, 2018

Six Webster teacher education students have been immersed in an international practicum for the past seven weeks in Leiden, the Netherlands. They observed and taught in a local school two days a week while also visiting other schools and taking a seminar in Dutch culture, school systems and pedagogy. The practicum was piloted by Ted Green, who is teaching at Webster Leiden this spring through a Sverdrup Fellowship, Webster's faculty mobility program.

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Professor John Nomikos welcomed defense attachés from nine states during the lecture series at Webster Athens.

What's a Defense Attaché? Webster Athens Students Learn from the Experts

April 19, 2018

What does a defense attaché do, anyway? Webster students from four continents at the Athens campus heard from those who do the job, in a lecture series led by assistant professor John Nomikos and featuring defense attachés from France, Germany, Poland, Israel, Italy, Romania, Russia, Serbia and the United States. These international representatives touched on national security issues and presented in unique styles reflecting the diversity of how each gathered, analyzed and disseminated information in their roles.

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