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Webster University Thailand

Open Forum with Candidate for Thailand Director

February 16, 2018

The Webster Groves campus will host a candidate interviewing for the position of Director of Webster University Thailand on Tuesday Feb. 20. Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend an open forum with the candidate 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. in the Library Conference Room. Information on the candidate will be shared there and a feedback form made available through Webster Today.

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Summer Study Abroad Info Session Rescheduled for Feb. 12

January 30, 2018

An information session for Summer Study Abroad will be held Monday, Feb. 12, from 5-6 p.m. at the Pearson House, room 2. Students will learn about study abroad research opportunities, including coursework, research and field trips, research projects, special scholarship and other funding opportunities. The session will cover two unique research focused programs: "Thailand: Inequality and the Environment" and "Athens: Global Health and Inequality."

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Kung Fu and Chi Kung master, Iain Armstrong visits Webster University Thailand Cha-Am

World Class Kung Fu and Chi Kung Master Visits Webster Thailand

January 24, 2018

Every semester the Student Psychology Club at the Webster campus in Cha-Am, Thailand, schedules an event to promote psychology, as well as educate and practically demonstrate beneficial psychological principles and applications to the student body. During the Fall II term, the Psychology Club invited Iain Armstrong, a Kung Fu and Chi Kung master with Nam Yang Pugilistic Association to Webster University Thailand for two days of intensive instruction in Chi Kung, a holistic, non-invasive healing modality that many use to manage stress and anxiety.

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Nishant Upadhyay, BA '16

Alumus Spotlight: Nishant Upadhyay Reflects on His Learning Experience at Webster Thailand

November 30, 2017

Originally from India, Nishant Upadhyay studied for his BA in International Relations at Webster Thailand’s Cha-Am / Hua Hin campus from 2014 to 2016. After considering various institutions to attend across Southeast Asia, Upadhyay felt the opportunity to study ASEAN within the framework of global politics was best addressed in Thailand.

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 Loy Krathong, which refers to the lotus-shaped baskets (krathong) that people float (loy) down waterways across Thailand. Traditionally made from the trunk of a banana tree and decorated with banana leaves and other flowers, each krathong has its own unique design and personality.

Webster Thailand Celebrates Loy Krathong

November 17, 2017

Celebrated each year, Thailand’s Loy Krathong Festival provides an opportunity for people to wave goodbye to their troubles of the past year and welcome a future of good fortune. Celebrations are held across the country, but are most prominent in Sukhothai, Chiang Mai and Bangkok. 

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Oct. 2017 marked the 23rd consecutive year that WWW has been held worldwide.

Webster Works Worldwide Projects in Thailand Support Local Agencies

November 14, 2017

Webster University Thailand students in Bangkok and Hua Hin/Cha Am observed the 23rd annual Webster Works Worldwide on Oct. 28, each working with agencies that serve children in their local communities. In Bangkok, participants went to the Baan Tan Tawan Foundation, which supports underprivileged and orphaned children. Participants from Hua Hin/Cha-Am visited the Brain & Mind Disabilities Center in Ratchaburi province.

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Performers at the

Webster Thailand Hosted a Photography Exhibition in Remembrance of King Rama IX

November 06, 2017

Webster Thailand hosted a charitable photographic exhibition titled “Remembrance of King Rama IX at Hua Hin” from Oct. 27 - 29. The exhibition featured photographs taken by Webster Thailand's School of Communications professor Buddhaporn Srisupawat. Each photo in the exhibition depicted the late king at various iconic Hua Hin locations.

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News Around Webster: Ibroscheva, Tamashiro, Lochli

October 19, 2017

School of Communications associate dean Elza Ibroscheva recently published in two European peer-reviewed journals, on Bulgarian television and Hillary Clinton’s use of Twitter in the 2016 election. ... School of Education professor Roy Tamashiro presented two papers relating to the little-known Jeju 4.3 Massacre in South Korea. ... Webster Thailand’s Roland Nikolaus Lochli published a German language book on East Asian giants, “Die Volksrepublik China, Japan und das Ostchinesische Meer, 1970-2012.”

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Lobsang Dundup Sherpa Subirana

Alumnus Spotlight: Lobsang Dundup Reflects on His Experience at Webster Thailand

October 03, 2017

Originally from Spain, alumnus Lobsang Dundup earned his Bachelor of Arts in International Relations at Webster Thailand’s Hua Hin / Cha Am Campus. Since completing his degree, Lobsang has gone on to be accepted into MSt in International Relations graduate program at the University of Cambridge. When discussing his time at Webster Thailand, Lobsang fondly remembers the profound impact that Webster’s teaching staff had on his studies and the vibrant class discussions with professors and classmates.

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The Thailand campuses were recently host to Global Leadership Academy, a worldwide leadership development program for faculty and staff.

Search Committee Formed for Director of Thailand

July 08, 2017

A search committee has been formed for the position of director of Webster University Thailand. The director serves as the Webster University Thailand’s senior executive officer, carries final and overall legal responsibility for the management of its operations, and is supported by the academic director, and members of the Webster University Thailand staff and faculty.

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GLA 2017 fellows in Thailand.

GLA Concludes Week in Thailand with Team Presentations

June 16, 2017

The Global Leadership Academy 2017 cohort concluded its summer week in Thailand with group presentations on different topics in higher education and Webster's network, followed by a campus thank you lunch and farewell dinner. They now head back to their respective campuses before a final week together in the fall in St. Louis. The application period for 2018 GLA opens July 28.

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GLA fellows and the provost joined staff in Bangkok in creating paper flowers, part of a nationwide remembrance of the King of Thailand.

GLA Summer Session in Thailand Continues with Leadership, Cultural Activities

June 14, 2017

The 2017 cohort of Global Leadership Academy continued its summer session in Thailand with leadership and personality reflections with David Pendleton before the group transferred from Bangkok to Cha-am, with cultural activities along the way including a visit to Phra Nakorn Khiri National Museum and Historical Park. The group also participated in the nationwide creation of 60 million paper flowers to commemorate the king who passed away last year.

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