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FAMU and Trine University become WINS members

Webster Welcomes FAMU, Trine University to WINS

November 03, 2017

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) and Trine University have joined the Webster International Network of Schools (WINS) program. Both institutions attended the WINS conference in Leiden this Summer, and will be sending their students to study abroad at a number of Webster’s international campuses.

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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.

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Kelly Heath, Director of the Office of Study Abroad

New Study Abroad Director Named

September 13, 2017

The Office of Academic Affairs announced that Kelly Heath has been named Director of the Office of Study Abroad. “Kelly’s broad experience in important components of study abroad – from program development and recruitment to policy and program assessment – will help us to continue to strengthen and improve study abroad experiences for our students,” said Nancy Hellerud, vice provost.

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10 Blocks on the Camino Real

The National Theatre of Ghana Performs Tennessee Williams at Webster

September 08, 2017

The National Theatre of Ghana will be performing a production of "10 Blocks on the Camino Real," written by Tennessee Williams, directed by David Kaplan, and produced by Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival on the Webster Groves Campus, Monday, Sept. 11. The performance will take place at 12 p.m. in the green space between The Loretto-Hilton Center and the Thompson Music Building. The performance is free and open to the public.

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WINS partners at Webster Leiden

WINS Conference Welcomes Study Abroad Partners to Leiden

August 07, 2017

The Webster International Network of Schools (WINS) program conference, held at the Leiden campus July 2-5, showcased Webster's international campuses as study abroad destinations for WINS partner institutions. This year's attendance marked the highest in WINS program history, including long-standing partners such as King's College, and new partners such as Goucher College.

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Visiting Ghana for the first time, students and faculty integrated and formed connections and friendships on campus and in the surrounding community.

Life-Changing West African Study Abroad Experience in Ghana

July 14, 2017

This summer, 10 Webster University students had the experience of a lifetime through the inaugural "West African Experience" study abroad program at Webster's campus in Accra, Ghana. Danielle MacCartney, associate professor of Sociology at the Webster Groves campus, taught Global Social Problems, supported by the Leif J. Sverdrup Global Teaching Fellowship. Webster Ghana academic director Michael Williams taught a second course, Pan-African Social Movements. Learn more about their experience in this story and at a study abroad event this fall.

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Goucher College

Webster Welcomes Goucher College to WINS Study Abroad Network

June 29, 2017

Webster University welcomes its newest Webster International Network of Schools (WINS) member, Goucher College, an innovative liberal arts college and graduate school preparing students for 21st-century careers and global learning. A highlight of Goucher's unique liberal arts curriculum is the requirement that all undergraduates must study abroad at least once before graduation.

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Lara Teeter, seen here teaching in the Muny Summer Intensive, is head of Musical Theatre at Webster.

News Around Webster: Teeter at Broadway Bootcamp; McGrath, Daniel on GCP; Rockwell with Afghan journalists

June 26, 2017

Lara Teeter taught at Kristin Chenoweth’s Broadway Bootcamp in Oklahoma. ... Kim McGrath and Ron Daniel presented at NAFSA in Los Angeles on "Global Citizenship: Learning Outcomes in a Worldwide Curriculum." ... Rick Rockwell was cited for his webinar work with journalists in Afghanistan and the Salam Watandar radio network by Internews.

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Verity

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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