2016 Global News Articles

Caritas

Webster Athens Students Host 2nd Annual Holiday Celebration for Refugee Children

December 21, 2016

On Dec. 14, Webster and Odyssey in Athens study abroad students once again transformed the Caritas Refugee Center into a festive wonderland for over 100 children who have left their countries due to war and are living in substandard conditions in refugee camps in Greece. Under the guidance of the Office of Student Affairs, this was the second year Webster Athens students planned and organized this party.

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Anthony Rhodes

Thailand 'Psychology Matters' Podcast Launches with Cross-Cultural Perspectives

December 16, 2016

Webster University Thailand has launched a new "Psychology Matters" podcast on Hua Hin Surf 102.5 FM radio, with faculty member Anthony Rhodes devoting the first few episodes to exploring perceptions and misunderstandings between native Thais and foreigners. With a light-hearted, accessible approach, the series will take a psychological look at a range of topics like Thai language, cross-cultural exchanges and working in culturally diverse workplaces.

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The evening also showcased

Video: Vienna WEBTalks Showcases Webster Talent, Common Bonds

December 16, 2016

Webster Vienna hosted its first WEBTalks, an event welcoming three extraordinary Webster-associated speakers for an evening of TED Talk-style insights from Oscar-winning alumnus Charles Randolph, space neuroscientist alumnus Vladimir Ivkovic and Webster chess coach and grandmaster Susan Polgar.

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The Palais Wenkheim, home of Webster Vienna in the capital city's second district.

Webster Vienna to Receive Reaccreditation through 2022

December 16, 2016

Webster University will receive institutional reaccreditation in Austria, continuing dual U.S. and Austrian accreditation for the campus known locally as Webster Vienna Private University. The national accrediting body AQ Austria acknowledged Webster Vienna's effort to meet requirements, which AQA considers fulfilled. The institutional reaccreditation is for the six-year period ending in January 2022.

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