In the News: Ghana, Akande in Diverse Issues; Löwstedt on Austria Public Radio

| February 2, 2015

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes:

Löwstedt Discusses Palestine on Austria Public Radio

Anthony Löwstedt in the Media Communications Department at Webster Vienna chaired two sessions at “State Formation in Palestine: An Assessment and the Way Forward,” a conference held at the Diplomatic Academy, Vienna, Jan. 26. The conference was organized by the Vienna Institute for International Dialogue and Cooperation, the Diplomatic Academy, Vienna, Bir Zeit University and the Open Society Institute.

On Jan. 29 it was the subject of the program, “Journal-Panorama,” on Austria’s public radio station: http://oe1.orf.at/programm/395697. Hear Löwstedt’s appearance beginning at 27:30.

Ghana Campus, Akande in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Webster’s campus in Ghana is featured with a photograph of staff in the latest issue of Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. The article about American colleges expanding into Africa quotes Benajamin Akande, dean of Webster’s George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology, on opportunities in Africa:

“We recognize that this is a pioneering moment for Africa with its very young population, as well as the possibility of developing entrepreneurs and building businesses from scratch,” says Dr. Benjamin Ola Akande, dean of the George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology at Webster University. “What we teach in business schools is the application of how to enable businesses to come to fruition in a way that would develop countries. Africa is poised for that kind of investment.”

Read the full story from Jan. 29 here.

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