March 7, 2008
Webster University to Host First Human Rights Summer Institute
Webster University will host its first Human Rights Summer Institute for 2008-2009 high school seniors. The Institute is designed for students interested in studying human rights and who are concerned about the state of the world today. Students will hear from human rights experts and participate in guided research, tackling topics such as human trafficking, child labor and the environment.
The Human Rights Summer Institute kicks off the Webster University College of Arts and Sciences “Year of Human Rights, which will span the entire 2008-2009 academic year. It will also commemorate the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on December 10, 1948.
Webster University (www.webster.edu) is an international, multi- campus university, headquartered in St. Louis, Mo. Founded in 1915 as a small private college, Webster now offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs through five schools and colleges, in more than 100 domestic and international campus locations. Through the College of Arts and Sciences, Webster offers one of the only Human Rights degree programs in the United States. The university is committed to excellence in teaching, to joining theory and practice, to small class sizes, and to educating students to be lifelong independent learners, fully prepared to participate in an increasingly international society.
Monday – Thursday, June 9-26, 2008
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
470 E. Lockwood Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63119
$75, which covers supplies and a boxed lunch each day
Andrea Miller, International Human Rights Program Coordinator 314-246-8698, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.webster.edu/hrep/