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Webster Uzbekistan Welcomes New Students at Spring Orientation

January 13, 2020

Webster University in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, greeted its first Spring cohorts, welcoming approximately 70 undergraduate students at the final registration process on Jan. 10. Graduate orientation was held on Jan. 6 in the evening. The ten new MBA students had the opportunity to meet Webster staff and campus leadership, as well as learn more about the university's values and academics.

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Webster Geneva Student Aya Abdullah Speaks At Opening Plenary of the Global Refugee Forum

December 20, 2019

Webster University Geneva Aya Abdullah was a speaker at the opening plenary of the Global Refugee Forum in Geneva. This event was the most important high-level political event on refugees ever taken place; and one year after the creation of the Global Compound for action on refugees. Abdullah, who is member of the Global Youth Advisory Council, spoke immediately after seven heads of state, including the presidents of Switzerland and Turkey. Abdullah spoke about her experience as a refugee, fleeing Iraq to Syria with her family at the age of 14, and then again in 2011 to Turkey due to the war in Syria.

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Webster Athens Students Host Holiday Celebration for Refugee Children

December 18, 2019

For the fifth year in a row, Webster Athens study abroad and local students, under the direction of the Office of Student Affairs, coordinated a holiday celebration for refugee children at the Caritas Refugee Center. The party took place on Dec 13, at the facilities of Caritas Hellas, where approximately 100 children and their families had a chance to enjoy the festivities and forget about their difficulties for a while.

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Webster Athens Hosts The International Scientific Forum 'The Water'

December 17, 2019

Webster Athens hosted the International Scientific Forum “The Water” on Dec. 10-11. This Forum was organized by the Center of European Studies and Humanities "Ioannis Kapodistrias" in close cooperation with Webster Athens and under the auspices of the President to the Hellenic Republic on the premises of Zapio, in Athens, Greece. The Forum targeted several main aims: to provide academics, researchers, representatives of the government and business people a platform where they could share their ideas, present papers and receive feedback about their research

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Gorloks Give Back: Webster Tashkent students meet with children with disabilities

December 03, 2019

The spirit of giving thanks was felt in Webster Tashkent on Nov. 28 as students connected to their community. On Thanksgiving, 15 student volunteers and a few staff members went to Qibray, a town near Tashkent, to meet with local children with disabilities. Webster University partnered with an organization called Opa-singillar, which translates to “Elder sisters and younger sisters,” who provides support and advocacy for women and children with disabilities. During the meeting, students played games with the children, presented them with treats, and even had a small dance.

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