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Webster the Netherlands Website Relaunched

January 27, 2017

After months of collaborative work from staff in Leiden and across the network, Webster University the Netherlands has relaunched its website with the aim of enhancing the user experience and providing visitors with an easier way to learn about Webster University, the only American university in the Netherlands.

tags: employee news, global, leiden, the netherlands, information technology, global marketing and communications, webster today

Webster international relations faculty member Nives Rumenjak addressed students at the beginning of the event.

Leiden IR Students Talk with Ambassadors at Japanese Tables Event

November 30, 2016

Webster University Leiden students and faculty had the opportunity to discuss a range of current international issues with 40 diplomats and ambassadors at the recent Japanese Tables Evening hosted by SIB Leiden. Faculty member and Leiden IR program coordinator Nives Rumenjak helped prepare the students for what several called a priceless evening.

tags: academics, college of arts and sciences, global, leiden, home page, the netherlands, international relations, webster life, webster today

H.E. Andrea Gustovic-Ercegovac

Leiden Hosts Croatian Ambassador

October 19, 2016

Webster University Leiden welcomed the Croatian Ambassador to the Netherlands, H.E. Andrea Gustovic-Ercegovac, for a fascinating lecture and interactive discussion on the relations between Croatia and the Netherlands. The event was organized by the International Relations department, the IR Club, and the Scholars Group at Webster, drawing both undergrad and graduate students as well as alumni, faculty, and non-Webster students to campus.

tags: academics, college of arts and sciences, leiden, the netherlands, international relations, global, webster life, webster today

Student turnout for the Residential Life Debate Watch Party spilled over into a second building.

In the News: Jensen, Karins on debate; Shah on Brexit, Trump; Cross, Barnidge on terrorism

September 27, 2016

Gina Jensen was interviewed on debate strategy ahead of the first presidential debate, Journal news editor Jessica Karins was quoted in USA Today about student reactions to the debate, Sheetal Shah wrote an article on the psychology of movements behind Brexit, Trump and Wilders, Remy Cross discussed counter-terrorism measures on St. Louis On The Air, and Robert Barnidge wrote a column on religious ideology and characterizations of the motivation behind acts of terrorism.

tags: academics, college of arts and sciences, faculty, criminology, forensic and debate, psychology, international relations, leiden, the netherlands, global, in the news, school of communications, webster today

Michelle Weaver

Alum Spotlight: Leiden grad uses Webster experience to land dream job at Spencer Stuart

September 23, 2016

Leiden student, Michelle Weaver, graduated with a B.A. in Applied Behavioral and Social Sciences (ABSS) and a minor in Management. She is a hard is very eager, dedicated, and engaged. She got an internship at Spencer Stuart, an American global executive search and leadership consulting firm. After two months, the internship turned into a full-time position.

tags: alumni, extended campus, leiden, the netherlands, global, webster life, webster today

First- and second-place finalists from each campus compete in the Webster's Got Talent finals.

Geneva Hosts Webster's Got Talent, European Soccer Tourney Joined by Refugees

April 21, 2016

The Geneva campus was the center of Webster's Europe-based talent this in both performing arts and athletics as it hosted the annual soccer tournament and Webster's Got Talent competition. Students from Webster's Leiden, Geneva and Vienna campuses gathered April 16 for a day-evening series of contests. After the soccer (football) tourney, an all-star Webster team played against a team of young refugees and asylum seekers from Iraq, Iran and Afghanistan who regularly interact with the Webster Humanitarian Association.

tags: global, webster life, geneva, leiden, the netherlands, vienna, students, webster humanitarian association, webster today

In the News: Arcade, Orlando, Qasem, Rodriguez, Smith

January 19, 2016

Recent news media coverage includes the Arcade Building opening, Islam Qasem's interview in Austrian newsmagazine Profil, Arnoldo Rodriguez on gas prices at Fox2, Don Corrigan's class in stltoday, the Orlando campus move, and Julie Smith's media literacy book.

tags: academics, employee news, faculty, in the news, leiden, the netherlands, orlando, international relations, school of communications, college of arts and sciences, gateway campus, webster today