Fourteen Days in the “Land of a Thousand Hills”

Rwanda is a landlocked East African country whose green, mountainous landscape has earned it the nickname “Land of a Thousand Hills.” This summer, a group of nine undergraduate students and two professors from The Institute for Human Rights & Humanitarian Studies at Webster University traveled to the country as part of a hybrid area studies course. The two-week trip…

Webster Athens Participates in the 1st Annual Iraqi-European Business & Investment Forum

Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susie Michailidou, Admissions Director and HPIR Instructor Antonia Dimou, and Head of HPIR John Nomikos participated in the first “Annual Iraqi – European Business & Investment Forum”  on April 21, 2016, in Athens, Greece, with the support of the Arab-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, the Annual Iraqi-European Business and Investment Forum. The Forum emphasized…

Webster Athens Participates in the 3rd Annual EENE Economic Forum

Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susie Michalidou and HPIR Instructor and Admissions Director Antonia Dimou participated in the 3rd Annual Economic Forum on April 20, 2016, titled “Challenges for Growth” organized by the Hellenic Entrepreneurship Association (EENE) and the Wharton Alumni, University of Pennsylvania; Club of Greece. The forum’s agenda focused on Geopolitics and Geo-economics: The direct…

Webster Athens Faculty Participates in Athens Natural Gas Forum

Vice-Chancellor of Academic Affairs Susie Michailidou and HPIR Instructor and Admissions Director Antonia Dimou participated in the “3rd Athens Natural Gas Forum 2016” on April 22, 2016, organized by the Hellenic Institute of Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development (IEA), SGT Symeon G. Tsomokos S.A. and Boussias Communications. The Forum centered on issues ranging from developments in the…

Professor Daniel Hellinger Lectures at Webster Athens

Professor Daniel Hellinger visited Webster Athens on April 24-29, 2016. During his visit, he delivered a lecture to Webster Athens faculty staff and students titled: “Cuba: Reform or Transition?“ Hellinger, an expert on Latin American Affairs elaborated that reforms in Cuba, were supposed to ignite economic growth to reinforce the social programs that guarantee social…

Webster Hosts Third Biannual Research Across Disciplines Conference

Last weekend, April 29th and 30th,  the East Academic Building at Webster University was overtaken by more than forty graduate and undergraduate students from St. Louis area universities who presented their intellectual or creative work. The biannual Research Across Disciplines conference kicked off on Friday evening with oral and poster presentations, followed by a Webster University dance ensemble spring…

Registration Open for Fall 2016 Travel Hybrid Course

The College of Arts & Sciences is offering an opportunity for students to combine a classroom or online learning experience with a trip abroad this fall.  Space in the short-term hybrid course is limited, so students are encouraged to apply soon! Location:  Berlin and Dresden, Germany Online Course Dates:  September 26 – November 19, 2016…