2015 Global News Articles

Webster Athens Study Abroad Students Celebrate Holidays with Refugee Children

December 22, 2015

Webster Athens study abroad students provided presents for over 100 children at the Caritas Refugee Center in Athens on Dec. 16, bringing joy and happiness to the refugee children. The students helped transform the center, where the children usually come to eat with their parents daily, into a festive holiday wonderland, complete with toys and supplies for the celebration.

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Geneva students Nour Lashuel, Etsehiwot Negash and Joy Warugi presented in Paris.

Webster Geneva Scholars Present at Paris Climate Forum

December 18, 2015

While governments met in Paris this December to tackle climate change at COP21, students from Webster Geneva and 20 other top universities were meeting across town to address the same issues with innovative local plans. The Global University Climate Forum was organized by the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU), Yale University, Sorbonne Universities, and the International Sustainability Campus Network (ISCN) to create a platform for student engagement in climate issues and to exchange ideas on how to make their campuses more environmentally sustainable.

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The Orlando campuses will be combined into one downtown location

Webster Orlando to Move Near Proposed Creative Village Downtown

December 16, 2015

Webster University will combine its two Orlando locations into a high-tech campus near site of proposed downtown redevelopment. The location is less than one block from the Amway Center, home of the Orlando Magic basketball team, within walking distance from many major downtown corporations and only blocks away from the proposed Creative Village educational hub. The move is expected to happen in May.

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