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Class of 2019

Commencements begin for Class of 2019

May 17, 2019

Webster University's 100th graduating class has begun celebrating at commencement ceremonies across the network, including ceremonies last weekend in Geneva, Leiden, St. Louis and Thailand with more to come this weekend and through the summer. Overall, the class includes 5,000 graduates -- ranging in age from 19 to 72 -- and representing 101 countries across the globe.

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Webster Thailand Students and Faculty Attend ICSP 2019

May 03, 2019

The International Conference on Spirituality and Psychology (ICSP) 2019 was held in Bangkok, March 13-15. Four faculty members from Webster University Thailand’s Department of Psychology and Department of Media Communications, along with ten undergraduate students attended the event. ICSP 2019 provided an excellent opportunity to gain insight into a wide range of topics and to network with researchers.

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Min Khant Zaw at Black Hat Europe

Thailand Cybersecurity Student at Black Hat Europe

February 21, 2019

Webster student Min Khant Zaw, from the Thailand campus, was selected to attend the prestigious Black Hat Europe cybersecurity conference, a gathering of security professionals from government and academic institutions along with professionals from Fortune 500 companies. He reflected on the conference and how it connected to his academic experience at Webster.

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Student success

Students Selected to Present Research at Tourism Conference

February 11, 2019

For the second year in a row, a Webster Thailand student is presenting at the Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Marketing and Management (AHTMM) Conference. Last summer, former MBA graduate student Rituraj Bhuyan presented his research in Bangkok on the influence of management practices on turnover in a five-star hotel. This year MBA graduate student Sirilak Khetsoongnoen has been accepted to present her research at the 9th AHTMM Conference, held this summer in Portsmouth, England.

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Amnesty International Thailand Hosts International Relations Students

February 08, 2019

Graduate students in the international relations program at Webster University Thailand were hosted by Amnesty International Thailand (AI). Arranged by Professor Latifa Laghzaoui of Webster University, this meeting with AI was an opportunity to explore the organization’s work both in Thailand and internationally. The topics focused on AI’s work with urban refugees in Bangkok and their human rights activism globally.

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Robin Ramcharan presenting his analysis at the Rohingya Crisis conference

Thailand Faculty Contribute to International Conference on Rohingya Crisis

September 04, 2018

Webster University Thailand’s faculty members, Kenneth Houston and Robin Ramcharan, along with scholars from around the world, contributed to “The Rohingya Crisis: A Multidimensional Tragedy” International Conference in Bangkok on Aug. 24. Ramcharan presented analysis of the role that ASEAN has (or has not) played in the crisis, while Houston analyzed the official discourse of Myanmar’s government.

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Barsky spoke about relations in Asia and Russian priorities.

Thailand Hosts Russian Ambassador Talk in Bangkok

April 23, 2018

Webster University Thailand hosted the Russian Ambassador to Thailand for an afternoon of discussion at the Bangkok Centre, Empire Tower. Kirill Barsky provided students and other attendees an overview of the key subject areas of concern to the interests of the Russian Federation and with a explicit goal of outlining how things look from the Russian perspective. This was a useful – and challenging – exercise given the diversity of nationalities who attended from the Webster Thailand community.

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Congratulations to Marianne Grant

Vienna Student Wins Best Graduate Thesis in International Relations

April 17, 2018

Marianne Grant, studying at the Vienna campus, has been selected as the winner of the 2018 Graduate Thesis Award in International Relations for "Buying Time: The Effect of Costly Signaling and Interdependence on Low-Conflict Duration." Webster Thailand student Len Thanh Vu received a certificate of honorable mention. The Graduate Thesis Award in International Relations is given annually to recognize individual excellence in student research.

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Ryan Guffey

Ryan Guffey Appointed Thailand Director

April 09, 2018

Ryan Guffey has been appointed as director of Webster University Thailand, as announced by Peter Maher, associate vice president of Academic Affairs, International Campuses and Initiatives at Webster University in St. Louis. Guffey will begin his new role on June 8. "Ryan has significant experience with U.S. higher education, and his international experience aligns very well with Webster’s global strategy," Maher said.

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31 organizations and businesses participated

Opportunities Abound for Students at Webster Thailand 2018 Career and Internship Fair

April 09, 2018

Webster University Thailand’s biannual Career and Internship Fair was held at the Bangkok Empire Tower campus on Wednesday, April 4. The fair provided students with an opportunity to discuss internship and employment opportunities with a range of well-known exhibitors. With 31 exhibiting organizations working both within Thailand and other countries within the region, students had no shortage of fascinating employers on hand to discuss their future career aspirations.

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Webster Thailand students traveled to Amphawa, located outside Bangkok

Amphawa Trip Teaches Thai Language, Culture, Tradition

April 06, 2018

With more than 80 percent of students at Webster University Thailand’s Bangkok and Cha-Am campuses coming from abroad, Webster consistently encourages the showcasing of Thai language, culture and tradition wherever possible. To this end, Ajarn Kulavir from the "Thai Ways" class, organized a weekend trip to the Amphawa District. Students learned Thai cooking, saw some of Amphawa's famous sites and even learned the significant role the simple coconut plays in everyday Thai life.

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Webster University’s Hua Hin/Cha Am campus 2018 International Food Fair

Thailand Food Fair Boasts International Culinary Delights

April 04, 2018

Co-organized by the Student Government Association (SGA) and Student Affairs, the event provided a unique opportunity for a number of Webster’s international students to cook, sell and showcase their national cuisines. This year saw a range of delicious foods and desserts on sale from countries both within Asia and across the globe. Some of the countries represented included Thailand, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Singapore, South Korea, Turkey and the United States.

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Students from Webster University Thailand and Mahidol University

Webster IR Students Experience Conflict Mapping, Assessment in Bangkok

March 13, 2018

Webster University Thailand and Mahidol University recently collaborated on a one-day training seminar for undergraduate and graduate students from both Mahidol and Webster Thailand as well as PhD candidates from Mahidol’s Human Rights and Peace Studies program. Participants were introduced to the principles of conflict mapping which serves as a transferable and practical rubric for the analysis of social conflict in a range of settings.

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