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Verity Named Interim Director for Study Abroad

May 22, 2017

The Office of Academic Affairs has announced that Hannah Verity, director of Global Program Development, has been named interim director of the Office of Study Abroad effective June 1. In this role, she will work with colleagues in Study Abroad and the WINS program to develop plans for an expanded and enhanced Study Abroad campaign for 2017-18. Verity will continue in the role of director of Global Program Development while serving as interim director of Study Abroad.

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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.

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President Strobel and Rep. Valdez (Val) Demings '90

Webster Leadership Advocate for Student Aid, Develop Partnership in D.C.

May 02, 2017

Webster University President Beth Stroble, Provost, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Julian Schuster, and Associate Vice President for Government Relations and Sponsored Programs Carolyn Corley traveled to Washington, D.C. last week to advocate for student financial aid and advance Webster relationships with U.S. and international partners.

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Photography students

Students Search for 'Perfect Shot' in Chiang Rai, Thailand

May 01, 2017

Led by Webster Thailand lecturer Thomas Groves, a group of photography students from the Leiden, St. Louis and Hua Hin campuses traveled more than 940 kilometers to far northern Thailand in search of the "perfect shot." Located in the pristine mountains of Wiang Pa Pao, students had the opportunity to explore the natural scenery along with the impressive organic coffee farm nearby.

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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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Webster Geneva welcomed new students from around the world for spring orientation.

Snapshots: Orientation in Geneva Heads to the Mountains

January 24, 2017

Webster Geneva's Spring New Student Orientation welcomed 77 new students from all over the world to the campus in Bellevue, Switzerland, including 50 through the Webster International Network Schools program. The students were thrilled to be "exposed to so many different cultures and languages" among their classmates, and enjoyed an orientation trip to Chamonix in the French Alps.

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Almost one in three Webster study abroad students do so on faculty-led programs that include a short-term travel experience.

Faculty-Led Study Abroad Proposal Deadline for Spring, Summer 2018

January 17, 2017

Members of the Webster faculty, adjuncts included, are invited to plan and propose short-term study abroad courses, which are often a necessary alternative for students who cannot accommodate international year-long or semester programs. The deadline for submitting faculty-led courses (hybrid or otherwise) to the Office of Study Abroad with travel during Spring Break 2018 and Summer 2018 is Feb. 15, 2017.

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New students in Ghana include several from across West Africa and three students in the Global MA in International Relations program from the United States (2) and Austria (1).

Webster Ghana Welcomes New Students from Across West Africa, Beyond

January 17, 2017

Webster's campus in Accra, Ghana, welcomed new students from across the West African sub-region to add to its diverse student base for Spring 2017. New students were drawn from Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Congo-Brazzaville, DRC, and Mali, with students from English-speaking countries in West Africa learning from their French-speaking counterparts and vice versa.

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