On March 28th Webster Vienna Alumni hosted an event on campus called "Cultural Speed Dating and Mashup" with their newly established NGO called ICDO (International Cultural Diversity Organization). The mission of ICDO is to promote diversity, interculturality and raise awareness of different cultural expressions in order to encourage the development of cultural interaction.
Professors: Dr. Marc Mehu, Dr. Peter Walla, Dr. Kathleen Hodkinson, staff member: Nataly Loumba, alumna: Kathleen Burns, student: Nikola Gojcai all took part in this year's International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS) at the Austria Center Vienna.
Graduate International Relations student, Kathryn (Katy) Witkowski (class of ‘17) gave us an exclusive interview on the newest podcast to hit the airwaves straight from Webster Vienna Private University. Make sure to tune in!
Adjunct faculty member Ambassador Emer. Dr. Franz Cede and Christian Prosl published the English version of their book, Ambition and Reality: Austria’s Foreign Policy since 1945. The German version has been available since 2015.
The book offers crucial insights into Austria’s diplomatic goals and policy initiatives since the end of World War Two, which former EU Commissioner Franz Fischler notes in the book’s foreword had yet to be presented concisely.
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.