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17th International Humanitarian Conference Proceedings Published

17th International Humanitarian Conference Proceedings Published

| July 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

The official proceedings have been published from Webster University’s 17th International Humanitarian Conference, which took place in 2012. The proceedings were edited by Alexander Vautravers, head of Webster University Geneva’s International Relations Department, with Daniel Donavan, a graduate of the Global MA in International Relations program, who is launching his own non-governmental organization. Vautravers and […]

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Webster Vienna, Geneva Team for Video Production at UN Palace of Nations

Webster Vienna, Geneva Team for Video Production at UN Palace of Nations

| June 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

The international network of Webster University campuses provides students options for study at multiple campuses. It also creates opportunities for students at different campuses to work together. Students and faculty from Webster University Vienna’s recently supported their colleagues in Geneva in a high-end production project during the public symposium of the United Nations Conference on […]

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Global Leadership Academy: Reflections on Week in Geneva

Global Leadership Academy: Reflections on Week in Geneva

| June 27, 2013 | 1 Comment

The Global Leadership Academy’s 2013 cohort held its second week of meetings and workshops at the Webster University Geneva campus last week. The week-long session focused on topics key to leading in an international organization. Geneva provided a rich backdrop to explore these topics as well as an immersion experience which allowed GLA fellows to […]

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Webster Geneva, Vienna Student Leaders in 1st Joint LEADS Retreat

Webster Geneva, Vienna Student Leaders in 1st Joint LEADS Retreat

| June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

“One of the best weekends ever!” “One of the most epic weekends I’ve had in a long time!” “Start to finish, simply an amazing experience with great people.” “Great weekend. You will all be missed.” Those were some of the comments accompanied by tears, kisses and hugs at Geneva’s International Airport on Sunday, June 9, […]

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Global Leadership Academy 2013 Fellows Gather in Geneva

Global Leadership Academy 2013 Fellows Gather in Geneva

| June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

The second weeklong meeting of the 2013 Global Leadership Academy (GLA) began this week in Geneva. The 23 members of the GLA represent faculty and staff from all over the Webster world. This weeklong session focuses on leading in an international organization, and started with a tour of the Geneva campus, interaction with a panel […]

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Around Webster: Stringer on Liechtenstein; Krajcovic on Feminism and Leadership; Hyman on Climate Change

Around Webster: Stringer on Liechtenstein; Krajcovic on Feminism and Leadership; Hyman on Climate Change

| June 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news about Webster University community members includes: Stringer Compares Small-State Behavior to Corporate Strategy and Branding Kevin D. Stringer, chair of Business & Technology programs at the Webster University Geneva campus, published a research paper entitled, “Sovereign Liechtenstein: The Soft Power Projection of a Very Small State” with The Centre for Small State […]

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Geneva Hosts EU Economist on Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment

| April 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Geneva campus recently hosted Lucian Cernat, chief economist for trade with the European Union Commission in Brussels, who discussed the importance of free-trade agreement between the EU and the United States. His guest lecture was arranged through the International Relations program at Webster Geneva. Cernat presented compelling arguments for why new attempts to […]

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Webster Geneva DBA Cohort Draws Students from Multiple Continents

| March 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Two simultaneous workshops for the Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) were held over the weekend at Webster University’s campus in Geneva, Switzerland, drawing students from several countries including Saudi Arabia, Trinidad, Thailand, Ireland and Serbia. A part-time, doctoral program in business designed for experienced managers, the DBA is an academically rigorous but practical professional qualification […]

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Hofmans Named Interim Director for Geneva Campus

| March 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Provost and senior vice president Julian Z. Schuster and associate vice president and director for International Programs Grant Chapman are pleased to announce the appointment of Willem Jan Hofmans as interim director for Webster University Geneva for the 2013-14 academic year. Hofmans is an executive coach and leadership consultant with his firm, HSFC, in Geneva. […]

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In the News: Webster Geneva and Global Degrees in ‘Swiss Style’

In the News: Webster Geneva and Global Degrees in ‘Swiss Style’

| February 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Geneva campus was profiled by Swiss Style magazine, “The Swiss Magazine for Leaders.” The article, titled “Global Degrees,” quotes Webster Geneva’s Bob Spencer and Ron Daniel about Webster’s growth and mission and spotlights the Global Citizenship Program: “Being a global citizen implies “a huge ability to deal with change, ambiguity, uncertainty; it also […]

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