Students Say German Intensive Weekend Was “Wunderbar”

16 German students and 3 German professors from Webster University got together on Friday, April 8th and Saturday April 9th, for the German Intensive Weekend.  Samuel Meyers, German Studies major said, “This was the third German Intensive Weekend I attended; it was also the best one by far!” They kicked off the weekend with a…

Collaborative Language Trivia

On April 21st, teaching assistants from Argentina, France, Germany, and Japan hosted a special trivia event at Marletto’s Café for students who had regularly attended their individual language tables throughout the academic year. Camille Fernandez, French TA said, “The idea was to have one last big event before the end of the school year.”  Around…

Annual Rosita Awards Adds Some Extra Flair

On Friday, April 29th the Department of International Languages and Cultures hosted their sixteenth annual Rosita Award Ceremony.  The awards were held in Sunnen lounge and included many new additions.  About seventy-five people attended the event, which consisted of an icebreaker, a catered dinner, student performances, and awards. The Rosita Award recognizes students who embrace…

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…