Dr. Samuel R. Schubert commented on FM4’s news magazine show Reality Check today, Dec. 1, about the recent decision by OPEC member countries to reduce oil production by 1.2 million barrels per day on the condition that non-OPEC countries reduce production by 600,000 barrels per day, in order to increase oil prices.
Webster Vienna’s Student Government Association (the SGA) went on their very first team-building retreat from November 18-20th to Budapest. The trip allowed participants to get to know each other and develop stronger connections. SGA president, Balint Molnar (a Hungarian native), organized this memorable trip for the members, even creating a treasure hunt at the picturesque Castle of Budapest. The SGA also participated in a team building activity called, “Escape the Room”. A game with mind-challenging tasks and a realistic atmosphere.
Last week Webster Vienna welcomed a group of Hospitality Management students from the Zeeland Institute of Business and Technology (ZIBAT) in Denmark on campus. The project initiator and faculty sponsor, Dr. Pernille Eskerod from the Business and Management Department, welcomed the students together with their assistant professor Dr. Billy Adamsen in Vienna and offered them a four-day multifaceted academic and practical experience on the topic of Change Management.
Associate Professor of Economics at Webster Vienna Private University, Dr. Nikolaos Antonakakis, PhD, MSc, BSc, has been named by Thomson Reuters among the top 1% 2016 highly cited researchers in economics worldwide.
The Psychology department will be dominantly participating in next years International Convention of Psychological Sciences conference.
We are very proud that Ass.Prof. Marc Mehu got an entire symposium accepted with himself and other well known experts speaking about "Emotion, Communication, and Social Interaction: A Multi-Level Approach".
Together with further 3 abstract and poster presentations (authored by faculty and students) that got accepted too Webster Vienna Private University will be well represented.
Webster Vienna, through the Elizabeth Chopin Visiting Professorship Grant, and in partnership with Lauder Business School, will have the privilege to host Professor Joel M. Stern’s course: “The Theory and Policy of Modern Finance” this Spring. A pioneer and leading advocate of the concept of managing for shareholder value, Prof. Stern has published and co-authored several acclaimed books on financial economics and is founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Stern Stewart & Co.
The New Student Orientation is mandatory for new students and a great opportunity to meet one’s peers new to Webster and familiarize oneself with the American university system, meet and make an appointment with the academic advisor, learn more about Vienna and all it has to offer to degree seeking students, discuss cultural differences and culture shock, and last but not least get acquainted with the Webster Vienna campus and its various services, staff and faculty.
Article on innovation within Webster Vienna along with a special feature on the Vice President and Provost of Webster University, Dr. Julian Schuster, and the Head of our Business department in Vienna, Dr. Nikolaos Antonakakis.
Article on a current Bachelor Thesis research of Caroline Gatter, a Webster Vienna student, and Kathleen Hodkinson, Assistant Professor at Webster Vienna Private University, on the differences between Tinder versus online dating agencies.