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 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…

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…

Happy Holidays from the Deans of Arts & Sciences

2015 has been a big year for Webster as students, faculty, staff, and alumni across the globe have celebrated the University’s centennial. It’s been a big year for Arts & Sciences, too – full of growth and change. We launched several new programs (among them an MA in Human Services and a BS in Computational…

Research Across Disciplines Expands for Second Conference

Research Across Disciplines returns to Webster University December 11-12, and this time around, the student research conference will be bigger and better than ever. In April, RAD showcased research performed by undergraduate students across the region in a variety of academic fields within arts and sciences; for its second incarnation this winter, RAD has expanded to…