Psych Students Achieve High Performance on Major Field Test

Webster Vienna Private University would like to congratulate the graduating Psychology students on their performance on the Major Field Test in Psychology on Saturday, May 11, 2014. The Major Field Test has been normed on over 17,000 students from over 300 American universities. The test covers all the main areas of Psychology: Memory/Cognition/Learning, Perception/Sensation/Physiology, Developmental, Social, Clinical/Abnormal/Personality, and Measurement/Methodology (Statistics and Research Methods). The national mean is 155.8 points (SD=15.3) from 200 possible points.

Faculty Recognized for Successful Symposium

In early May, Webster Vienna’s Media Communications faculty Holger Lang was invited to a honorary reception and dinner presented by the Convention Office at the Vienna City Hall.With this event, the City of Vienna recognized successful organizers of conferences during the year 2013.  Mr. Lang and his colleague and co-organizer Mrs. Elisabeth-Zoe Knass had put on the symposium “Under-the-Radar” already since 2011.

One of the presenting groups

Marketing Strategies Project

The Marketing Strategies class, MNGT 4920, just completed a successful project with sustainable furniture company, Retyred Furniture.

Retyred Furniture develops furniture made out of old car tires in Indonesia for an Australian Company run by the famous Austrian kite-surfer, Bernie Kudernatsch.  The students had the challenge of creating a market entry strategy for Retyred on entering the Austrian market.

Three groups presented their findings to the clients at the ad agency, Identum, in a real life situation, impressing the clients with many ideas,concepts and strategies.

Wenkheim

Wenkheim Countdown: 14 Weeks

It's Wenkheim Wednesday and just 14 weeks to go until we move into our new building! Outside the Palais, passer-byers can now read our University's name which has been branded on the front of the building.

Taking down the scaffolding at Wenkheim from neighboring hotel

Wenkheim Wednesday: 15 weeks left!

Happy Wenkheim Wednesday! Earlier this week, the keys to the building were officially passed over to our new Head of Facility Management for Palais Wenkheim, Renata Caminada. The occasion marks the first step towards moving into the new Webster campus.

Mirza Beganovic, George Sakvarelidze, and Mohamed Yunisi

Students Win Kindles for Outstanding Work

In Spring 2014, first year Webster Vienna students enrolled in FRSH 1200 got up close and personal with issues of poverty, gay rights, WWII, multicultural society and more. Ethics is a core part of the First Year Seminar on the Vienna campus, which includes a special unit that aims to foster ethical reasoning skills.

Marathon Runners

Webster in Vienna Marathon

Congratulations to the Webster students and faculty who successfully completed the 2014 Vienna Marathon!

For decades, Vienna has been hosting its City Marathon. This year, more than 40,000 people participated, a new record.

English Workshop

Trans-disciplinary Functions of the English Programs

Congratulations to Samia Geldner, Dept. Head of English at the Webster Vienna campus, on the highly successful workshop "The Trans-disciplinary Functions of the English Programs" that she organized and held this past weekend. She did this in collaboration with Abbott Chrisman (MFA) from Geneva.

Glass meeting room

Wenkheim Countdown: 16 weeks left!

Wednesday, April 30, 2014:
It's another Wenkheim Wednesday! We're only 16 weeks away from our move-in and we hear developments will be taking place very quickly from here.

Over the past week, the crew has installed nearly all of the building's classroom and office doors and windows. To give a modern look to our neoclassical campus, the facility features a number of rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows, which are likely to be glazed once finished. Other recent changes include more carpeting and installing covers to the heating/cooling systems.

Residence am Augarten Housewarming

Webster Vienna celebrated the opening of its new student dorms, OeJAB Webster Residence Am Augarten on Thursday, April 24, 2014. This housewarming party was open to all students, faculty, administration and alumni. We were also very pleased to host everyone that was involved in its reconstruction including Mr. Santi of the project management company, KS Ingenieure, and Helmut Herglotz representing the owners of the building from the firm, “Geduris”. Special Guest, Mag.

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