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Webster Vienna Hosts Top Global Talent in 2nd Annual FIDE WOM Chess for Girls Competition

Webster Vienna Hosts Top Global Talent in 2nd Annual FIDE WOM Chess for Girls Competition

| July 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University was the proud co-host of the 2nd annual “FIDE WOM Chess for Girls” competition, which brought 10 of the world’s best young chess players from around the globe—from Indonesia to Belarus—to the Vienna campus for a week of training and competition. Webster University partnered with the Commission for Women’s Chess (WOM) of the […]

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Geneva Students in ‘Innovation and the Arts’ Cluster Visit Renowned Art Basel

Geneva Students in ‘Innovation and the Arts’ Cluster Visit Renowned Art Basel

| June 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

This month Webster University students in Geneva experienced the world’s most important modern and contemporary art fair. On Saturday, June 20, students enrolled in “Current Art” (ARHS 2200) and “Basic Digital Photography” (PHOT 1010) visited Art Basel, which brings together around 300 galleries from all over the world each year, drawing huge crowds of dealers […]

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Vienna Guests Share Stories of Immigrant Entrepreneurship in Austria

Vienna Guests Share Stories of Immigrant Entrepreneurship in Austria

| June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Starting a business may seem like a daunting task under any circumstance, especially in a heavily regulated market such as Austria. For immigrant entrepreneurs, that challenge is magnified. Webster Vienna hosted five foreign-origin entrepreneurs to discuss that very topic at the recent “ImmiPreneurs” — Immi(grant) (Entre)Preneurs — Business Breakfast. The breakfast was part of the […]

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Alumnus Maj. Gen. Hughes (MA ’95) Delivers Fort Leavenworth Keynote

Alumnus Maj. Gen. Hughes (MA ’95) Delivers Fort Leavenworth Keynote

| June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Almost 150 graduate candidates from Webster University’s Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, campus location were honored as part of a joint graduation ceremony held Wednesday, June 10. As one of three schools participating in the joint ceremony, the installation graduated over 215 students with accredited associates, undergraduate and graduate degrees. Webster University conferred 147 degrees in seven […]

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Global Leadership Academy in Vienna: Microsoft tour, career planning

Global Leadership Academy in Vienna: Microsoft tour, career planning

| June 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

The goals of the Global Leadership Academy (GLA) are to develop and enhance the leadership skills of faculty and staff at Webster University and to provide a comprehensive and grounded understanding of Webster in all its complexity. Each year these goals are advanced as a cohort of fellows study and practice relevant leadership topics in workshop […]

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Centennial Event Connects Trustees, Vienna Alumni, Advisory Board

Centennial Event Connects Trustees, Vienna Alumni, Advisory Board

| June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

June 8 was the occasion for another Webster University centennial event in a historic setting: A networking event in the Vienna city center, where members of the Webster University board of trustees, the Vienna campus advisory board, and several alumni had the opportunity to exchange insights and reflections from Webster’s past and future. The event […]

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Global Leadership Academy in Vienna: Finance, hackathon, IR program-in-depth, leadership profiles

Global Leadership Academy in Vienna: Finance, hackathon, IR program-in-depth, leadership profiles

| June 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

A very busy week in Vienna continues for 2015 fellows of Webster University’s Global Leadership Academy. Over breakfast on Tuesday, the fellows met with Greg Gunderson, vice president and chief financial officer, who has been leading the cohort through a financial simulation this year. He led a discussion of why each team made the decisions […]

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Global Leadership Academy Opens June 2015 Session with Webster Vienna Tour, Symposium, Student Panel

Global Leadership Academy Opens June 2015 Session with Webster Vienna Tour, Symposium, Student Panel

| June 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Global Leadership Academy’s 2015 cohort began their June session in Vienna on a Sunday afternoon with a tour of the new Webster Vienna campus at Palais Wenkheim, followed by a symposium and student panel on Monday. Arthur Hirsh, campus director, led the fellows through the beautiful facility ending in the atrium where they were […]

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Webster LEADS Students at Geneva, Vienna Form Bonds, Prepare to Mentor New Students

Webster LEADS Students at Geneva, Vienna Form Bonds, Prepare to Mentor New Students

| June 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Last weekend, students in the Webster LEADS leadership program from the Webster University Vienna and Geneva campuses met up for what has become a hallowed annual tradition – a joint retreat in the Swiss Alps. Senior student leaders from both campuses, supported by Student Services staff, led a series of workshops, activities, sessions — some […]

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Webster Signs MOU with Oxford Brookes University

Webster Signs MOU with Oxford Brookes University

| June 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University and Oxford Brookes University have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to explore ways the two institutions can work together. Potential areas of cooperation include allowing students to study in each other’s programs, faculty exchanges, joint research projects and conferences, and joint programs that could lead to dual degrees from both universities. Oxford […]

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