On October 31 and November 01, 2019, the SEACEN Center organized a two-day research seminar, pooling together delegates from 8 Central Banks in Asia: Cambodia, India, Mongolia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Dr. Maria Teresa Punzi, Assistant Professor of Economics at WVPU, has been leading the project “The distributional Impact of Monetary Policy in SEACEN Economies.” Dr. Punzi, together with Dr. Ole Rummel, have chaired the two-day seminar, and Dr. Punzi opened the event by presenting an overview of the project as well as some preliminary findings.
In cooperation with the Centre for Translational Neuroscience and Mental Health Research (University of Newcastle - Australia) and with the Sydney Medical School (University of Sydney - Australia), Dr. Peter Walla had again of his articles published in a Neuroscience Journal (Brain Sciences). Do EEG and Startle Reflex Modulation Vary with Self-Reported Aggression in Response to Violent Images?
On Halloween, students celebrated the American holiday by going to three haunted houses together. The Student Resource Center sponsored the event, and all faced their fears of zombies, clowns, and interesting oddities.
Students then went on to enjoy the Student Government Association's annual Halloween Party.
Webster Vienna Private University welcomed the Fall II 2019 students in style at its New Student Orientation on Wednesday, October 23.
Students from around the world came to Palais Wenkheim to learn all the tools, tips and tricks they need to succeed while at Webster Vienna.
Through exploring campus in the Orientation Scavenger Hunt and workshops geared towards preparing them for their university experience, students gained a deeper understanding of their degree programs, the resources available on campus, and their colleauges.
Webster Vienna students, faculty and staff, as well as members of the Viennese diplomatic and business communities, took the opportunity to engage with Dzurinda on a number of serious issues – a highly unstable neighbourhood, the aggressiveness of Russia, unprecedented immigration, and the rise of populism, extremism and nationalism – that the EU, as a key pillar of the transatlantic community, is encountering.
“We got to dig into our creative side which some of us didn’t think we had,” summarized Webster Vienna Student David Ilioski, when describing Dr. Johannes Jaeger’s recent Creativity Workshop at WVPU. Dr. Jaeger, Scientist, and Natural Philosopher hosted a Series of Lectures and Workshops at Webster Vienna, many of which left students, faculty and overall participants reflective of their realm of personal creativity.
Webster Vienna Private University was honored to receive the European Branch of the American Counseling Association (EB-ACA) during its 60th annual conference, which has happened during September 27th – 28th.
Spirit Week Friday brings with it sweet bites and coffee so you can finish the week strong! Enjoy some delicious donuts from Donuteria and coffee to power through your classes or work before the weekend.
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.