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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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Bestselling Author Michael Klare Discusses Energy Security at Webster Vienna

Bestselling Author Michael Klare Discusses Energy Security at Webster Vienna

| July 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster Vienna was recently host to a presentation by distinguished New York Times-bestseller author Michael Klare, “Climate, Geography, and Technology: the Changing Parameters of Energy Security.” Klare has written extensively about the changing nature of energy security. Originally, the term “energy security” referred to the protection of oil deliveries from supplier nations to consumer nations, […]

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Vienna Bids Farewell but Not Goodbye to Arthur Hirsh

Vienna Bids Farewell but Not Goodbye to Arthur Hirsh

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Over 90 colleagues and friends gathered June 24 to commemorate the tenure of Arthur Hirsh, who has stepped down after 15 years as director of Webster University’s Vienna campus. Hirsh announced his decision in December. President Beth Stroble and Provost Julian Schuster opened the event with a video message. “I know how much Webster Vienna […]

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Around Webster: Shah at TEDx Delft; Barnidge in Israel; Erickson’s new play; Méhu on sex and leadership

Around Webster: Shah at TEDx Delft; Barnidge in Israel; Erickson’s new play; Méhu on sex and leadership

| June 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news and accomplishments for members of the Webster University community include:   Shah at TEDx Delft on Bijlmer Project Sheetal Shah, lecturer and head of the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences at Webster Leiden, was a speaker at TEDx Delft Women at the end of May, focusing on her “classroom outdoors” concept […]

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In the News: Stroble, Schuster in Austrian biz feature; Sargent’s influence in theatre; Schubert on ISIS

In the News: Stroble, Schuster in Austrian biz feature; Sargent’s influence in theatre; Schubert on ISIS

| June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Stroble, Schuster, Webster Vienna Featured in ‘Format,’ Austrian Business Magazine A feature in the latest issue of Format, one of Austria’s top business magazines, interviews President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble and Provost Julian Schuster on a range of topics, including Webster University’s centennial, its global […]

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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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Snapshots: Austrian Marshall Plan symposium at Webster for 1st time

Snapshots: Austrian Marshall Plan symposium at Webster for 1st time

| June 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

For the first time, the Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation held its annual symposium at Webster University’s Vienna campus, where thought leaders discussed the significance of transatlantic relations in general and current issues in particular. Marc Bittner began the June 10 event discussing a survey conducted in Austria, indicating that while support for increased cooperation with the United […]

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Around Webster: Sheng in elite Chinese tech group; Henning on counseling ethics, Qasem on Saudi Arabia oil security, Walla on NeuroIS

Around Webster: Sheng in elite Chinese tech group; Henning on counseling ethics, Qasem on Saudi Arabia oil security, Walla on NeuroIS

| June 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news and accomplishments for members of the Webster University community include:  Qasem Book on Oil and Security in Saudi Arabia Islam Qasem, academic director, Webster University Leiden, has authored the forthcoming book on oil and security in Saudi Arabia. The expected publishing date is October 2015 by Leiden University Brill. “By providing an […]

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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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