Recent Webster Vienna Private University graduate, Julia Feil Zimmerman, is now a Program and Organizational Associate at the Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens. Below you will learn more about Julia's journey from musician to women and youth empowerment advocate at an international organization after her studies at Webster.
Three members of the Webster Vienna family, Franz Weber (MBA/Finance ’95), Gregor Jarisch (a soon-to-be Webster Alum) and Emilija Ilic (current Marketing graduate student) joined forces to start-up their own software development platform: EDDI.
Last month, The 1020, a programme exploring international relations from Webster Vienna Private University, had the opportunity to interview Dr. Jozef Bátora who shared his analysis of the ongoing crisis in Slovakia.
Leadership fun under the Italian sun. That was our motto for this year’s Webster LEADS Leadership retreat in Pistoia, Italy. And, though, the weather didn’t really hold up to Italian standards, it didn’t shadow the mood of our 30 LEADS students from the Geneva, Leiden and Vienna campus.
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.
Dr. Elina Brutschin, latest addition to the Webster International Relations Department Research Faculty, will present a core field of her extensive research activities. She recently presented the findings of using a methodology of computer simulations with regard to EU decision making at the ECPR (European Consortium for Political Research) Conference held at the University of Glasgow, September 3-6, 2014. Dr. Brutschin on her inaugural lecture:
Dr. Jozef Bátora, professor in the international relations department, was recently quoted by the Washington Post regarding the situation in Slovakia. From demonstrations to resignations, the murder of a young journalist investigating government corruption has caused political unrest that has yet to resolve.
Dr. Samuel R. Schubert, Associate Director of Webster Vienna and professor in the international relations department, was interviewed by Kurier.at on current world affairs and if things really are as bad as they seem.
Read the article (in German) and listen to the podcast interview (in English) here.