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Snapshots: Vienna marathoners ‘in it for the long run’ in Webster’s centennial year

Snapshots: Vienna marathoners ‘in it for the long run’ in Webster’s centennial year

| April 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Webster Vienna community once again came together to participate in the Vienna City Marathon, one of the city’s most exciting events. Ten students, staff, faculty and alumni of Webster University’s Vienna campus were among the more than 44,000 runners who took part this year. Several others had to drop out due to illness or […]

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Snapshot: EU energy advisor, Oxford professor talks policy at Webster Vienna

Snapshot: EU energy advisor, Oxford professor talks policy at Webster Vienna

| April 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Vienna campus was host to a lecture and Q&A this month with Dieter Helm, professor of energy policy at the University of Oxford and special advisor to the European Commissioner for Energy. Helm was welcomed by Arthur Hirsh, director of Webster Vienna, Private University. The event was organized and moderated by Samuel R. […]

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Vienna Snapshots: Spring Career Lunch introduces students to banking industry

Vienna Snapshots: Spring Career Lunch introduces students to banking industry

| April 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Vienna campus recently welcomed members of the Erste Group, one of the largest financial services providers in Central and Eastern Europe, to speak to students at the Spring Career Lunch. During the presentation, Erste Group program director Brigitte Raschka-Seidl and recruiter Nicole Broz introduced 24 current students to career opportunities in banking and […]

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‘Under the Radar’ Gathers International New Media Producers, Scholars in Vienna

‘Under the Radar’ Gathers International New Media Producers, Scholars in Vienna

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster Vienna was once again an international hub for new media art and film as the Media Communications department held its fifth annual international symposium, “Under-the-Radar,” March 6-8. Organized by faculty member Holger Lang, the conference is designed for researchers, artists, students, independent filmmakers, scholars, newcomers and anyone who enjoys working at the verges of […]

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Students Prepare Baroque Banquet for Guests with Vienna Visiting Professor

Students Prepare Baroque Banquet for Guests with Vienna Visiting Professor

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The atrium of the Palais Wenkheim was the site of a special Baroque Banquet that drew journalists and academics from other institutions to Webster University Vienna on March 24. The inspiration for the event was food historian and author Ken Albala, Webster Vienna’s Elizabeth Chopin Visiting Professor 2015, who taught one week of a four-week […]

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Snapshot: Webster LEADS Students Feed Vienna Homeless

Snapshot: Webster LEADS Students Feed Vienna Homeless

| March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Last weekend, two Webster University students took it upon themselves to lend a helping hand to some of Vienna’s neediest residents. Ilian Scheutz and Matthias Smolej, both members of the Webster LEADS student leadership program, spent the weekend volunteering at the International Mathematics Competition hosted by Webster Vienna. The event brought quite a crowd to campus: 220 competitors, accompanied […]

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Webster Vienna Hosts Math Competition with Teens from 42 International Schools

Webster Vienna Hosts Math Competition with Teens from 42 International Schools

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Vienna campus was host to an international mathematics competition for students age 14-16 during the weekend of March 13-15. The competition was organized by the International Schools Math Teachers Foundation (ISMTF), which holds three such competitions for different age groups per year. The founder of ISMTF is Webster Vienna professor and math program […]

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Around Webster: Visionary Awards; Brutschin’s conflict research; Barnidge’s Pakistan workshop; Ehrhard student employment coordinator

Around Webster: Visionary Awards; Brutschin’s conflict research; Barnidge’s Pakistan workshop; Ehrhard student employment coordinator

| March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news and accomplishments for members of the Webster University community include: Pollock, Nadal MA ’75 Named 2015 Visionary Award Winners Kelly Pollock, adjunct faculty member, and Cecilia Nadal (MA ’75), were among the seven women recognized for the 2015 Saint Louis Visionary Awards. Pollock, executive director of COCA, was honored as Outstanding Arts […]

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Snapshots: Vienna hosts ‘Babies Club’ for expat parents, parents-to-be

Snapshots: Vienna hosts ‘Babies Club’ for expat parents, parents-to-be

| March 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University welcomed the Vienna Babies Club (VBC) to the Vienna campus on March 10 for an educational evening, which included a presentation and a panel discussion comprised of local educators and VBC parents. Over 65 VBC members gained firsthand knowledge about the Austrian educational system and schooling options for their bilingual children. The VBC […]

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In the News: Schubert on ISIS, Pollak on EU; Chess in NY Times; WILLOW in RFT

In the News: Schubert on ISIS, Pollak on EU; Chess in NY Times; WILLOW in RFT

| March 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Geraghty-Rathert’s WILLOW Project in RFT The Riverfront Times ran a full feature on the Community Coalition for Clemency and  The Women Initiate Legal Lifelines to Other Women, or WILLOW Project, founded by Anne Geraghty-Rathert, associate professor of Legal Studies and Chair of Women and Gender […]

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