Monday, February 6, 2023

Photo Series: 10 things studying abroad taught me

Last fall, I studied abroad at Webster’s Geneva, Switzerland campus. After spending four months exploring six countries and 14 cities, here are 10 things...

Letters from Thailand: Asia’s highest gun violence statistics still do not outdo the U.S.

The fact that the U.S. is a more developed country and still as a higher gun violence rate is problematic.

Songkran: A Thai water festival

It was a real splash

Letters from Thailand: I am now a Buddhist

I went to Thailand for study abroad and will be coming back with an entirely different religion. And I love it.

Letters from Thailand: Hua Hin – my Thai cultural immersion trip

Being immersed in a different type of culture is something that you have to go out of your way to do, even when you study abroad.

Webster University’s Thailand campus moves to fix Wi-Fi issues

Webster's Thailand campus has large deluxe dorms with flat screen TVs. However, they also have some WiFi issues.

Letters from Thailand: a review of Bangkok

The familiar bright lights of the city flash in hundreds of colors all around as the van door opens. We step out into the...

Lack of diversity is a problem everywhere – even abroad

The type of diversity is different in Vienna than in the U.S, but it is still a struggle.

Letters from Thailand: My first step into study abroad

The "land of smiles" has proved to be right when the Thais greet you with smiles every morning.

Webster introduces Ghana study abroad through two month research program

Professor Danielle MacCartney and ten Webster students were among the first to officially study abroad at Webster's campus in Accra, Ghana.

Webster Cup returns to Leiden at international soccer tournament

LEIDEN, Netherlands - Webster soccer teams from three European campuses met in Leiden on Apr. 8 for the 14th annual international soccer tournament. After...

Leiden students join Amsterdam women’s march

LEIDEN, Netherlands – The recent Women’s March on Washington was organized as a worldwide response to rising far-right rhetoric around the world. Groups of Webster students from the Leiden campus attended the march in Amsterdam.
On the NPO Radio1 "News and More" bus

Webster students talk Trump in The Netherlands

LEIDEN, Netherlands - The inauguration of Donald Trump made big news in Leiden last week. Dutch broadcaster NPO Radio1 invited three Webster University students to...

Preparation for study abroad students: Five months before departure

Caillin Murray, staff writer, outlines plans for students five months before they depart.

Get outta town

To recognize International Education Week, The Journal created a special study abroad package full of the information students should know before going overseas.

Parent encourages study abroad

My daughter and our family planned on Mallory studying abroad in Thailand since her freshman year at Webster. We went to the meetings and...