Tag: Webster University Vienna campus

Snapshot: Vienna Hosts English/Writing Workshop with Geneva Instructors, St. Louis Guest

Snapshot: Vienna Hosts English/Writing Workshop with Geneva Instructors, St. Louis Guest

| May 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

For the first time, English and Writing instructors from Webster Vienna and Webster Geneva gathered for collaboration at a workshop, “The Trans-disciplinary Functions of the English Programs.” Samia Geldner, department head of English at the Webster Vienna campus, organized the workshop in collaboration with Abbott Chrisman of Webster Geneva. Joining 12 instructors from Webster Vienna […]

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Open House for New Vienna Student Housing Location

Open House for New Vienna Student Housing Location

| April 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster Vienna celebrated the opening of its new student dorms, ӦJAB Webster Residence am Augarten with an open house for students, faculty, administration and alumni on April 24. Upon arrival, guests were encouraged to “check In” via Facebook to ӦJAB Webster Residence am Augarten and pose with the Gorlok. Also in attendance were reconstruction project representatives from […]

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Webster Vienna Model UN Team Shines at First International Conference in France

Webster Vienna Model UN Team Shines at First International Conference in France

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Model United Nations team from Webster University Vienna turned in an impressive performance at their first international Model UN conference, MEDMUN, in Menton, France, March 28-30. Seventeen students from Webster’s model UN team participated and competed against students from other universities, including SciencesPo, Princeton, MIT and Cambridge. Webster students received the second-highest number of […]

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Webster Vienna Students Pass Rigorous CFA Finance Exam

Webster Vienna Students Pass Rigorous CFA Finance Exam

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

In 2013, Webster University in Vienna received recognition by the CFA Institute as the first and only university in Austria to be a CFA partner. The institute is renowned for its CFA charter. Upon the successful completion of the three progressively harder levels, one is entitled to carry the exclusive title CFA, a so-called “door […]

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Vienna’s Webster Scholars Present Results of Social Impact Internships

Vienna’s Webster Scholars Present Results of Social Impact Internships

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Students in the Webster Scholars Program at the Webster University Vienna campus presented the results of their social impact internships from the last two months, part of their second course in the program, “Paradigms in Global Citizenship” (GNST 2500/50). The exciting internship opportunities were brought to the students by course professor Rita Pollozhani, in cooperation […]

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Snapshot: Vienna Speaker Discusses Future of European Gas Market

Snapshot: Vienna Speaker Discusses Future of European Gas Market

| March 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Walter Boltz, director of e-control and deputy chairman of the European Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators, gave a lecture on the “Future of the European Gas Market”at the European Union House on Feb. 27, 2014. This was the second talk in the “Energy Talk Series” at Webster University Vienna, which brings internationally renowned […]

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WebsterLEADS Workshop Develops Webster Vienna Student Leaders

WebsterLEADS Workshop Develops Webster Vienna Student Leaders

| March 4, 2014 | 1 Comment

Under the guidance of Jutta Pedigo and Alexandra Elias, 22 Webster University Vienna student leaders attended the WebsterLEADS workshop at Villa Aurora on Feb. 21. The experienced trainer Christopher Greulich presented toolkit of “Leadership Accessories For on the Go.” Students considered questions such as: What are the characteristics of a good leader? Where does leadership […]

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Austrian ‘Alphabet’ Filmmaker Discusses Education, Culture with Webster Vienna Audience

Austrian ‘Alphabet’ Filmmaker Discusses Education, Culture with Webster Vienna Audience

| February 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Erwin Wagenhofer, one of Austria’s leading documentary filmmakers, gave a stimulating talk to Webster University students and faculty in Vienna’s Burg Cinema on Feb. 14 after a screening of his latest film, Alphabet. The documentary, which takes a critical worldwide look at educational systems based on competitiveness and economic needs rather than individual creativity, is […]

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In the News: Vienna’s Kummer on Fiat-Chrysler; Rishe on Olympics, Super Bowl, MLB; Jazz Program on HEC-TV

In the News: Vienna’s Kummer on Fiat-Chrysler; Rishe on Olympics, Super Bowl, MLB; Jazz Program on HEC-TV

| January 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent  media coverage involving Webster University includes: The completion of the Fiat-Chrysler merger and resulting decisions on headquarters and the markets for its primary stock listing has business reporters turning to Webster University Vienna’s Christopher Kummer for his analysis. Bloomberg BusinessWeek quoted him: “A listing in the U.S. makes sense, as this allows more flexibility […]

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‘Vegetarianism in Vienna’: Ethics Students Awarded for Excellent Blog

‘Vegetarianism in Vienna’: Ethics Students Awarded for Excellent Blog

| January 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

In Fall 2013, first-year Webster students enrolled in FRSH Ethics got up close and personal with issues of poverty, vegetarianism, prostitution, food waste and more. Ethics is a core part of the Freshman Seminar and aims to foster ethical reasoning skills. For the Ethics final project, faculty members Avina Gupta and Katharina Ferris, created an opportunity […]

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