The Business and Management Department held another Research Seminar within its new event series. This time Dr. Pernille Eskerod, research expert on project management and stakeholder management, provided insights into her latest research work and techniques to students, staff and faculty. Her research seminar was based on a case study on the 50-year-old Astoria Bridge that connects the American states Oregon and Washington. Dr.
On Friday, April 21st, a group of enthusiastic Webster Vienna students visited the OPEC offices. As a part of WEBMUN, a student organized model UN club, the members were invited to see the facilities. While at the offices they had a tour, met the Secretariat, and closed with a Q&A session. Student Daniil Titov said, "The trip to OPEC was fascinating as the students could learn vital facts about the structure and day to day operations of the organization.
Join us in exploring the exciting journey of one of our dedicated alumna, Barbara Kargl: an entrepreneur, a business woman, and an accomplished mother. Barbara graduated from Webster Vienna Private University (WVPU) in 1996 with a Bachelor in Management and International Relations.
Webster’s student-organized Model United Nations Organization (WebMUN) traveled to Budapest for MUNapest, a model UN conference. From April 11th to the 15th, 9 students from the International Relations Department took part in the simulations.
On April 7th, Webster Vienna's Football Club and two students from Webster's Got Talent Vienna 2017 traveled to Leiden; their mission: to take home the gold.
Every year, Webster's European campuses come together to play football and show off their talent during the Webster European Championship Weekend hosted by either the Vienna, Leiden, or Geneva Campus. During this weekend, both a football tournament and talent show take place. This year, Leiden was the host.
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.
An article co-written by Dr. Bradley E Wiggins, associate professor and department head of media communications, was recently re-published in Hungarian by the peer-reviewed, online journal Apertúra. The article was identified as a definitive piece of scholarship on the topic of internet memes and was included in a special issue of Apertúra along with re-publications of related, definitive scholarship by others.
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.