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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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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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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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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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Webster University Thailand

Open Forum with 2nd Candidate for Thailand Director

February 28, 2018

The Webster Groves campus will host a candidate interviewing for the position of Director of Webster University Thailand on Monday, March 5. Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend an open forum with the candidate at 2:15 p.m. in the Library Conference Room. Information on the candidate will be shared there, and attendees are asked to fill out a feedback survey afterward.

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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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athens

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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