Webster Vienna undergraduate student, Benedikt Kaltenboeck, is getting the chance of a lifetime to intern with Bloomberg in their new headquarters in England. Read about how Benedikt got his hands on this unique opportunity and what is in store for him with Bloomberg.
Community, fun and some Spanish – that are the ingredients to cook up a delicious meeting of the Spanish Club. On April 11th, in cooperation with the International Student Officer of SGA, the newly founded Spanish Club organized a Latin Cooking Night to celebrate and share the unique cultures of the students.
Together, they prepared, cooked, chopped and baked traditional meals from the Peruvian, Venezuelan, Mexican and more kitchens.
Last Saturday, some of our students took the opportunity to take part in an excursion to Mauthausen, a former concentration camp of the Nazi regime in Austria (1938-1945). Today, Mauthausen serves as a memorial to preserve the memory of the victims.
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.
Joachim Honeck, MA, lecturer in the IR department, was interviewed on WDR COSMO Radio Colonia. He talked about Austria’s new government, chancellor Sebastian Kurz, and the challenges of their nationalist policies in the domestic and European sphere.