Tag: Webster University Geneva

Ovarian Cancer Coalition Named Webster Geneva Alumna Spokesperson

| February 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University Geneva alumna and TLC personality Nani E. Vinken was named spokesperson for the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC). Ed. note: Please note, this is an old announcement that was inadvertently marked as “new” through our news gathering service. Webster Today editors apologize for the misunderstanding — but still congratulate Vinken for this honor! […]

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Webster Geneva Faculty Visit Historic Swiss Fort Dailly

| December 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Visiting professor and military historian Martin Van Creveld led a Webster University contingent to historic Fort Dailly on Dec. 6. Located in the Swiss Alps and guarding the entrance of the Rhone valley, near St. Maurice, the area has been a historic axis of invasions, from Hannibal’s army and elephants crossing into Italy, to Napoleon’s […]

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Snapshot: Humanitarian and Former ICRC Head at Webster Geneva

| November 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Former Swiss bilateral diplomat, Secretary of State and former secretary of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) Cornelio Sommaruga recently spoke about his life and engagement in an inspiring lecture at Webster University’s Geneva campus. He came to Webster at the invitation of Michel Veuthey, professor of International Law at Webster University Geneva and former […]

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Geneva’s Van Creveld, Vautravers at Swiss Army Training Ground

| November 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Visiting professor and military historian Martin Van Creveld visited the largest Swiss Army base in Thun, central Switzerland, Nov. 17, for a half-day tour of one of the most modern training and simulation infrastructures in the world. Since 1817, Thun is the first training ground and also the largest of the Swiss Army. South of […]

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Snapshot: Global MA in International Relations Geneva Orientation

Snapshot: Global MA in International Relations Geneva Orientation

| November 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

The 10 students from the Webster University Global MA in International Relations (GMAIR) Cohort 3 landed in Geneva Oct. 29 for orientation at Webster’s Geneva campus. The orientation included a campus tour, an introduction to the administrative and student services, library and IT issues. “The Globals” were able to meet the faculty of the History, […]

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Military Historian Returns to Geneva as Visiting Professor

Military Historian Returns to Geneva as Visiting Professor

| November 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University Geneva welcomes back visiting professor Martin van Creveld for the Fall 2 2012 term. A visiting professor in the International Relations Department, he will be teaching one graduate and one undergraduate course on the themes of “Future Wars” (INTL 5860) and “Political Theories” (POLT 1070). Van Creveld previously visited Webster Geneva in 2011 […]

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In the News: Vautravers on Mali; Rishe on Lance Armstrong; SPICE Cup

In the News: Vautravers on Mali; Rishe on Lance Armstrong; SPICE Cup

| October 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage featuring Webster University: Alexander Vautravers, head of International Relations at Webster’s Geneva campus, appeared both on France 24’s English edition and on Al Jazeera English this week to discuss the situation in Northern Mali and the UN/ECOWAS options to bring an end to the human rights abuses, free Western hostages, prevent […]

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Geneva M.A. in Counseling Program Receives Swiss Accreditation

Geneva M.A. in Counseling Program Receives Swiss Accreditation

| September 12, 2012 | 1 Comment

The Master of Arts in Counseling program at Webster University’s Geneva campus has received professional accreditation from the Swiss Association of Counseling (SGfB). Ros Thomas, associate professor and head of psychology and counseling at Webster Geneva, said the campus was notified of its accreditation in a July 2012 letter in which the SGfB praised the […]

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New Media Tools and Human Rights at Webster Geneva

New Media Tools and Human Rights at Webster Geneva

| April 2, 2012 | 1 Comment

How is new media shaping the activities and reporting of modern protest movements and humanitarian action? That was one of the topics at the latest Media Trends conference at Webster University’s Geneva campus. The Media Communications department at the Geneva campus, in partnership with The Institute for Media and Global Governance (IMGG), hosted the third […]

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Humanitarian Conference Recap: Refugees and Armed Conflicts

Humanitarian Conference Recap: Refugees and Armed Conflicts

| March 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Students in the current Geneva cohort of Webster’s Global MA in International Relations program went “beyond the call of duty to do a truly excellent job” in working with other Webster students to make the annual humanitarian conference in Geneva a success, said Alexandre Vautravers, head of the International Relations program at Webster University Geneva. […]

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