Global News

This book provides a wealth of empirical material to understand key aspects of EU governance including its plurality of actors and policy making modes and its functioning during crisis management.

"The Role of EU Agencies in the Eurozone and Migration Crisis" - A New Book by Our Director, Dr. Pollak

December 03, 2020

In the book “The Role of EU Agencies in the Eurozone and Migration Crisis - Impact and Future Challenges”, written by Dr. Johannes Pollak, Professor of International Relations and European Politics at Webster Vienna Private University, as well as senior research fellow at the Vienna Institute for Advanced Studies, and Peter Slominski, assistant professor at the Department of Political Science/Centre for European Integration Research at the University of Vienna, examines how different EU agencies function during times of crisis management.

tags: global, vienna

Election

Webster World Report on Election Aftermath, 'Anti-Racist' Discussion Excerpts

November 20, 2020

The 16th edition of the Webster World Report, the discussion linking Webster University’s global operations during this year of crises, features in-depth discussions with Professors Bill Hall and Gwyneth Williams, two of the University’s experts on political science, and a student about how they see the presidential election in the United States and what they think of the aftermath. The news segment of the program includes excerpts from the recent Webster Speaks program entitled “My Journey Toward Becoming an Anti-Racist.”

tags: college of arts and sciences, advancement, faculty, global, webster life, webster today, political science, webster speaks, podcast

Global

Study Abroad and GLCS Offer One-Credit Introductory Course

November 11, 2020

The Office of Study Abroad and the Department of Global Languages, Cultures, & Societies have partnered to offer a one-credit course that introduces and prepares students for Webster’s study abroad programs and the university’s global network of campuses. Offered over WebNet+ for students at any campus and at WINS partner institutions, and in person at the Webster Groves campus, the course builds basic academic, linguistic and practical knowledge and skills facilitating international travel, intercultural competence, and engagement with global socialcultural issues.

tags: global, webster life, webster today, study abroad, students, global languages

Julie Smith

Webster World Report on Classroom Engagement and Online Learning

November 06, 2020

The 15th edition of the Webster World Report features Julie Smith discussing her new book, "Wake Them Up: Supercharge Your Classroom Engagement," and the second part of an in-depth discussion with Michelle Loyet, the director of the Online Learning Center on the philosophical approaches to creating and teaching online courses. The news segment of the program includes excerpts from a panel on U.S. politics that featured Gwyneth Williams; coverage of the School of Communications’ conference on health communications; highlights from the “Webster Speaks” video series from October; and more.

tags: school of communications, college of arts and sciences, faculty, global, webster life, webster today, political science, online learning center, podcast