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Hoop, There It Is: Grand opening of the multipurpose court in Thailand

September 18, 2019

Together, members the Webster Thailand Bangkok and Cha-am campus communities celebrated the Grand Opening of the Multipurpose Court at the Cha-am campus on Sept. 4. The event started off on a lively note that reflected the splendor of the court. The Thailand Student Government Association (SGA) proposed building a multipurpose area two years ago, with the goal to create a space that would allow students from both campuses to host many unique and exciting events for fellow students.

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Chinese artist Dengbai Yuejin

Confucius Institute Hosts Academic Conference, Art Exhibit

September 13, 2019

The Confucius Institute at Webster University (WUCI) hosted an academic conference in the East Academic Building entitled “Embracing the World: China’s Transformation in the New Era, 1979-2019” on Sept. 4. Scholars and experts from Webster University as well as universities from both the U.S. and China came together for a day of multidisciplinary academic exchange on issues pertaining to China. On the same day, the Confucius Institute held an art exhibition in the Edward Jones commons featuring the works of noted Chinese artist Dengbai Yuejin.

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The Palais Wenkheim, home of Webster Vienna Private University

Vienna: Webster's 'perfect' city

September 06, 2019

Vienna, home to a Webster University campus since 1981, has once again received international acclaim as the "most livable city in the world." The latest report by the Economist weighs a variety of factors including stability, health care, culture and environment, education and infrastructure, to give Vienna a near-perfect score. Webster students, staff and faculty from all around the world call this city home, and students from Webster and WINS partner schools enjoy a taste through a range of study abroad opportunities.

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Hamline University

Hamline University Partners with Webster's WINS Program

August 12, 2019

Hamline University, a private liberal arts college located in Saint Paul, Minnesota, has joined the Webster International Network of Schools (WINS) program. The WINS program provides access to Webster's international campuses on four continents, allowing full-time, degree-seeking students of affiliated U.S. universities to study abroad at one of Webster's international campus locations and allows for collaborative program development amongst partner institutions.

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