Nearly one month after Cyclone Idai slammed into the southeast African coast, the streets of Mozambique’s busy port city of Beira are “returning to life” as the search for survivors continues throughout neighboring Zimbabwe. Acting proactively to this disaster, Webster Vienna’s Center for Liberal Arts organized on April 24th a Marlene Rutzendorfer’s “Keystone Seminar: City Life - Cities in Transition” course student’s attended the seminar: “Cyclone Idai and post-disaster recovery in times of climate change”. The host, Dr. Valentin Seidler, developmental economist and former representative of the Austrian Red Cross to the EU Commission in Brussels discussed how to build strategies for short-term relief and long-term development.
In 2017, we had the privilege to announce that the student Eva Smrekar has scored in the 97th percentile of the Major Field test. This year, it's Matthew White's turn! He is also a psychology student and scored in the 96th percentile.
Can Evaluative Conditioning Change Well-Established Attitudes Towards Popular Brands? Your Brain Says Yes Even Though Your Mouth Says No
Shannon Bosshard¸ School of Psychology, University of Newcastle, Monika Koller, Vienna University of Economics and Business and Peter Walla, CanBeLab, Department of Psychology, Webster Vienna Private University are the authors of the study addressing the issue of whether strongly developed relationships towards brands could be modified through the use of evaluative conditioning.
Webster Vienna Private University proudly awarded a full-time scholarship to Ms. Rania Ali, enrolled in the International Relations Bachelors program beginning the Fall 1 term. She is one of many standout students awarded scholarships for the coming academic year, and joining a competitive international student body at Webster Vienna.
Students from all departments showcased their research at Palais Wenkheim on April 23, 2019 in the second Graduate Research Summit.
A student-organized conference, the Graduate Research Summit provides local students the opportunity to present their research on posters or in oral presentations. A Scientific Committee consisting of faculty members at WVPU judged their abstracts and decided upon the winners.
Webster Vienna students, study abroad students and alumni had the opportunity to take part in an educational trip to Mauthausen Concentration Camp. Situated in Upper Austria on a hill next to the Danube, the KZ stands like a warning sign and reminder of this horrific time in European, Austrian, and Jewish history.
Webster Vienna’s Career and Placement Service department hosted Microsoft Lunch for more than 20 students. They had a chance to discuss with Marlies Strobl, Human Resource officer and Erdinc Dudu, Digital Advisor at the Microsoft Vienna headquarter, as well as Rafael Rodrigues Radischat, Webster alumni and current Microsoft Partner Development Intern.
Brexit! When, How? All important questions concerning Brexit are still unclear.
Which Brexit variant is the most likely from a current perspective?
Check and comment the discussion held at the Ö1 radio talk show with Prof. Dr. Johannes Pollak, director of the Webster Vienna Private University, as well as Cornelia Primosch, ORF London; Dieter Reinisch, Experta at the University of Vienna, and Gregor Schusterschitz, Ambassador - Austrian delegation to the Brexit negotiations.
Dr. Franco Algieri, WVPU International Relations Department Head, has recently been interviewed by Austrian military magazine “Militär Aktuell.” The China expert talked about the economic and political background of China’s “Belt and Road Initiative” (BRI) and their new military assuredness.
In his article „Eine europäische Armee – mehr als Zukunftsmusik?“, in the Austrian newspaper Die Presse (Saturday 24 November 2018), Franco Algieri analyzes the recent calls for a true European army by French president Emmanuel Macron and German chancellor Angela Merkel.
Dr. Gernot Gerger from the Psychology department at Webster Vienna Private University was recently featured in a TV special which focused on what makes someone attractive and the science behind this phenomenon.