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Fountain bench

Wenkheim Wednesday: 10 Weeks!

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014
Only ten more weeks 'til we officially  open the doors to Palais Wenkheim and begin a new chapter in Webster history.  This week will be the final week for our construction workers as they briskly finish up the final touches to the building's mill work.

Since last week, the library's project rooms have nearly been completed. The rooms now feature comfortable booth seating, surrounding each room's large work table. In addition, sliding glass doors have been added to the rooms.

Wenkheim Countdown: 11 weeks!

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014
We must wait only 11 more weeks until our students move into Webster's new campus, Palais Wenkheim. As the millwork continues, the Palais begins to look more and more like a university campus every day (apart from the giant machine being used for painting touch-ups in the Atrium). Today, we got a glimpse of the workers carrying in a few of the classroom desk/chairs and watched as they carried each of them up the stairs and into the classrooms. The chairs seen below are special swivel chairs which will be used in six of the university's classrooms. They will continue to move in more furniture during the upcoming weeks.

Career Event Participants

Hilton Worldwide Career Event

Hilton Worldwide recently launched Careers@Hilton Live: Youth in Hospitality Month, its largest ever global career event showcasing the many opportunities available to young professionals in the hospitality industry. It was a special honor for Webster Vienna University to be part of this exceptional career-event: Webster Scholars as well as Webster Leads students, Members of the Delta Mu Delta and of the Dean’s List had the great chance to meet General Manager of Hilton Austria, Mr. Norbert Lessing, together with some top Managers at Hilton Stadtpark in Vienna.

Graduation Weekend 2014

Thanks to a collective effort from staff, Webster Vienna’s 2014 graduation festivities successfully took place this weekend – and it was certainly something to behold!

It started off with the Honors Convocation Friday evening at Palais Eschenbach, where 26 awardees were recognized for their academic excellence. An intimate cocktail reception followed with approximately 100 guests. Photos from the Honors Convocation/Cocktail can be found on our Flickr album.

Building library benches

Wenkheim Countdown: 12 weeks!

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
It's Wenkheim Wednesday and just 12 more weeks 'til we move into the newly renovated Palais Wenkheim. With an extended weekend ahead, you may want to consider taking an evening stroll down Praterstrasse to see the Palais's beautiful, illuminating lights we had set up on the façade.  Other additions include new studio lights in the Video Recording Studio. Although the room is completely black, the new lights have the ability to turn the studio into the brightest room in the building.

Tolga Yazici

Introducing our 2014 Commencement Speaker

We are pleased to announce this year’s graduation speaker, Dr. Tolga Yazici.

Wenkheim Countdown: 13 weeks!

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

Wenkheim

Wenkheim Countdown: 14 Weeks

It's Wenkheim Wednesday and just 14 weeks to go until we move into our new building! Outside the Palais, passer-byers can now read our University's name which has been branded on the front of the building.

Taking down the scaffolding at Wenkheim from neighboring hotel

Wenkheim Wednesday: 15 weeks left!

Happy Wenkheim Wednesday! Earlier this week, the keys to the building were officially passed over to our new Head of Facility Management for Palais Wenkheim, Renata Caminada. The occasion marks the first step towards moving into the new Webster campus.

Mirza Beganovic, George Sakvarelidze, and Mohamed Yunisi

Students Win Kindles for Outstanding Work

In Spring 2014, first year Webster Vienna students enrolled in FRSH 1200 got up close and personal with issues of poverty, gay rights, WWII, multicultural society and more. Ethics is a core part of the First Year Seminar on the Vienna campus, which includes a special unit that aims to foster ethical reasoning skills.

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