Global News

Lunar New Year

Snapshots: Confucius Institute Hosts Lunar New Year Celebration

February 18, 2019

The Confucius Institute at Webster University partnered with the Chinese Education and Culture Center in St. Louis (CECC) to bring a Lunar New Year Celebration on Feb. 11. The event, held on the Browning Mainstage at the Loretto-Hilton Center, strove for inclusivity, with a bilingual format. Performers traveled from both far and near to contribute to the celebration.

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Webster University President Beth Stroble with Ambassador Barfuor Adjei-Barwuah of the Republic of Ghana

Leadership Meets with U.S. Legislators, International Ambassadors

February 15, 2019

President Beth Stroble, Provost, Senior Vice President and COO, Julian Schuster, Chief Communications Officer, Rick Rockwell, and AVP for Government Relations and Sponsored Programs, Carolyn Corley, met last week with members of congress, officials at the Department of State and embassy personnel to advance Webster priorities and affirm University relationships with key policy-makers.

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vienna

Chopin Visiting Professorship Brings Neumann, Kraidy to Vienna

February 14, 2019

Webster Vienna, through the Elizabeth Chopin Visiting Professorship, will host Iver Neumann and Marwan M. Kraidy for a lecture and seminar.  Neumann has been scheduled for Feb. 19-20. Dates for Kraidy will be announced. This endowment brings world-renowned professors in the fields of Business, International Relations, Art, Media and Psychology to lecture and share their professional experiences through public forums.

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Webster University Ghana kicked off Black History Month with a panel discussion.

Webster Ghana Joins in Commemorating Black History Month

February 12, 2019

Webster University Ghana kicked off Black History Month with a panel discussion on “Black Migration – Exploring our Roots and Beyond” focusing on the African Diaspora returning to Ghana. Christa Sanders, Campus Director of Webster Ghana, moderated the discussion at the W.E.B. Dubois Center, resting place of the great scholar and activist, W.E.B. Du Bois.

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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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