Tag: Webster University Vienna campus

Vienna Panel on Human Trafficking: Is Enough Being Done?

Vienna Panel on Human Trafficking: Is Enough Being Done?

| January 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Are governments doing enough to combat human trafficking? This was the theme of a Jan. 23 panel discussion moderated by Arthur Hirsh, director Webster University’s campus in Vienna, Austria. Four experts addressed the complex issues involved in this modern-day form of slavery of the 21stcentury: Ambassador Elisabeth Tichy-Fisslberger, National Coordinator on Trafficking in Human Beings […]

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‘Lizzy’ Student Entrepreneur at Webster Vienna

‘Lizzy’ Student Entrepreneur at Webster Vienna

| October 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster University Vienna student Gregor Jarisch is the co-founder of Spoken Language System, an Austrian start-up founded four years ago and designed to compete with call centers. Their creation “Lizzy” is a virtual advisor, who for now is helping customers finding their way through the Internet jungle, but later on will also be used for […]

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Webster Vienna Soccer Players in All-Star Charity Game

Webster Vienna Soccer Players in All-Star Charity Game

| October 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

On Oct. 5, members of Webster University Vienna’s soccer team played against members of FK Austria Wien in the biggest charity football event in Austria. Alan Castillo, Andrei Aschilean, and Usman Rathor joined the TRIALOG All-Star Team, a team consisting of Christian, Muslim and Jewish players who were trained by former national team player Ivica […]

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Webster Vienna Photography/Video Students in Sicily

Webster Vienna Photography/Video Students in Sicily

| May 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

A group of 12 students and two faculty from Webster’s Vienna campus arrived well last week in Syracuse on the Italian island of Sicily. They’re there for a two-week study trip that will enable them to broaden their cultural understanding, learn about the history of Sicily and study in a photography and video class on […]

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Webster Vienna Presents Student Photo Exhibit May 4

Webster Vienna Presents Student Photo Exhibit May 4

| April 27, 2011 | 1 Comment

The Webster University Vienna Art and Media Departments will present an exhibition of new student photographs and written statements Wednesday, May 4, 2011. Both analog film and digitally generated photographic works will be presented  in the Student Corridor Gallery. This body of work was created in Spring II courses taught by Jorge Oliver, chair of […]

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March 2 Panel: 30 Years of Webster University Vienna

March 2 Panel: 30 Years of Webster University Vienna

| March 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

To mark 30 years of Webster University’s Vienna campus, a panel discussion is taking place Wednesday, March 2, 7 p.m., in the Vienna campus’s OMV Conference Center. The panel brings together some of the people who assured Webster University’s early success in Vienna and who have firmly left their mark on what it is today.

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College of Arts & Sciences News at Global Thinking

College of Arts & Sciences News at Global Thinking

| November 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

Check the Global Thinking blog for the latest news and profiles from the College of Arts & Sciences. Recent updates include: – Associate professor of Philosophy Kate Parsons used her Wilma and Roswell Messing Jr. Faculty Award to spend three weeks in Turkey examining feminism and women’s complex roles in this Muslim country. Parsons spoke […]

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Webster Vienna MBA student wins C-QUADRAT award

Webster Vienna MBA student wins C-QUADRAT award

| October 28, 2010 | 0 Comments

Bernhard Graser, MBA student at Webster University Vienna, became the first recipient of the C-QUADRAT Science Award, a unique thesis competition from the fund company C-QUADRAT with a prize worth 5,000 Euros. The C-Quadrat award was a scientific thesis competition, and all MA and MBA students at Webster University Vienna were invited to participate. Graser’s […]

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Vienna campus hosts special Model U.N.

Vienna campus hosts special Model U.N.

| October 25, 2010 | 0 Comments

Webster University in Vienna was sponsor and host for the third HISTOMUN conference, which took place on the Vienna campus October 18 – 21. Tina Gausterer-Hofmeister, public relations, Vienna campus, described the event as “a huge success, with 60 students from 17 different nations participating.” A Model United Nations (MUN) is a conference that authentically […]

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