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Central Washington University Joins WINS Program

March 12, 2019

Central Washington University (CWU), located in Ellensburg, Washington, is the newest institution to join the WINS program. Steve Cook, associate director of Education Abroad, visited Webster Athens last summer; and in 2019, two CWU music faculty will bring a group of students abroad for a program facilitated by Webster Vienna. 

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Study Abroad in Summer of Fall 2019

2019 Summer, Fall Study Abroad Application Deadlines

February 27, 2019

Students have a variety of choices for study abroad in summer or fall 2019, and study in Thailand includes a housing scholarship at the Cha-Am campus. The deadline for applying for summer term is Feb. 28. Applications for studying abroad in fall 2019 are due March 30. Interested students should contact the Office of Study Abroad, located in Sverdrup Room 207, or through worldview@webster.edu.

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Spelman College will join the WINS program.

Webster Welcomes Spelman College to WINS Program

February 25, 2019

Spelman College, one of the nation’s oldest historically Black college and universities (HBCUs), is the newest addition to the WINS program. Located in Atlanta, Georgia, Spelman is among the most selective women’s college in the nation and is recognized as a leader in Study Abroad, sending students to more than 40 countries.

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Short-term faculty-led study abroad proposals has been extended to March 15.

Short-term, Faculty-led Study Abroad Proposals Deadline Extended

February 20, 2019

Webster faculty members are invited to submit proposals for short-term, faculty-led study abroad programs for Spring and Summer 2020. These programs are credit-bearing and have an embedded travel component that highlights and supports the course learning objectives. The format may include but is not limited to global hybrid format (online course with travel component), condensed on-location courses, and other approved structures.

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Summer Study Abroad Faculty Led Programs

February 13, 2019

Webster is offering seven fantastic short term faculty led programs in various locations for students this summer! There are options for both undergraduates and graduate students. Four of the seven courses are taught online so they will work well for students at any Webster Campus. The academic disciplines offered include Art; Art History; Criminology; International Studies; Legal Studies; Management; Religious Studies; and Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies. Programs range in length from one to five weeks.

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Student Artist Finds Inspiration and Opportunity in Athens

January 11, 2019

Maxim Heller, a senior Peace Studies student at Goucher College, a WINS affiliate in Baltimore, Maryland, decided to spend his last semester studying abroad at Webster Athens. There he was able to combine two passions in his life, volunteering and painting. He had no idea this experience would change his life in such a dramatic way.

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Webster Athens hosted a holiday party for local refugee children.

Webster Athens Students Hold Holiday Party for Refugee Children; Reflections on Odyssey in Athens Experience

December 19, 2018

On Dec. 14, the Odyssey in Athens study abroad, along with the local and international students, through the guidance of the office of student affairs at Webster Athens held the fourth annual party for refugee children at Caritas Hellas. Over 100 children and their families came to the Caritas center, where they come daily for their meal, to see the kitchen area transformed to a festive holiday wonderland. In addition to 200 gift bags for the children, non-perishable food and supplies were purchased and delivered to the families who reside in one of the refugee squats in Athens.

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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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