Profs. Schubert, Pollak and Brutschin publish on Russia-EU-Ukraine in EJFR

The International Relations Department is happy to announce the publication of Dr. Schubert, Dr. Pollak and Dr. Brutschin’s most recent research. Their article Two futures: EU-Russia relations in the context of Ukraine offers an answer to a highly important question the EU is currently facing: “Should it strengthen its economic and energy ties despite Russia’s growing assertiveness in the hope to solidify its medium term energy security and reel in Russian foreign policy?

Prevention Video Project for the UNODC

Professor Velásquez Montiel-Probst's Lifespan Development Class (PSYC 2300) has teamed up with the UNODC (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime) and Webster Vienna's Media Department over the last few months to develop videos to help prevent drug abuse and crime worldwide.

NSO 2013

New Student Orientation (Spring I, 2015)

The New Student Orientation (NSO) will kick off for our incoming undergraduate and graduate students from January 7th-11th. It is a great opportunity to meet one’s peers new to Webster and familiarize oneself with the American university system. Students also have the opportunity to 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.

Turning Creativity into real Economic Value

In this video Professor Dr. Julia Skobeleva describes her vision of how she is building bridges between the Business & Management Department and Media Department at Webster Vienna. It is important for business students to learn to be more creative and media communications students to learn business skills. Her students seem to agree. 

Psychology Inaugural Lecture

Yesterday, on December the 4th Psychology's Ass.Prof. Marc Mehu gave his Inaugural Lecture about Nonverbal Communication. By using verbal communication he told us a lot about the tools that we all use to communicate without using language. Thanks Marc for an informative and wonderful evening.
 

Christmas Market Gorloks

Charity Christmas Market 2014

On December 4th, a bunch of little Christmas helpers rose early to transform our Atrium into a cozy winter wonderland with delightful music and dishes from around the world! Courtesy of the  Student Government Association and several groups of dedicated students, the Christmas market offered punch, delicious treats and Christmas gifts for the benefit of several good causes!

United Nations Women’s Guild Bazaar

Webster students were out in force for a good cause last weekend. A dozen blue-and-yellow clad students volunteered at the annual United Nations Women’s Guild Bazaar to help raise funds for children’s charities around the world. Volunteers helped out selling gift items, tombola tickets, prizes and at the cloakroom – though they were of course free to enjoy the festivities as well! All student volunteer hours were counted as part of the Service Learning component of the Webster LEADS program.

"IR Must(-)Read” – Discussing Kissinger’s “World Order”

On November 28th a group of engaged students under the guidance of Prof. Elina Brutschin and IR Department Coordinator Joachim Honeck met at Café Prückel to discuss former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger’s latest Book “World Order” in the atmosphere of a typical Viennese “Kaffeehaus”.

The book portrays the political order in the past 2000 years of history and offers some forecasts for the developments in the future 50 years. A lively debate emerged about Kissinger as a politician, his legacy and his expectations about future developments.

Webster Remembers

As a liberal arts institution of higher education with a strong emphasis on global education and thinking, Webster University is committed to educating its students in remembering significant historical events. No event was more shattering for the world order and for the lives of millions of ordinary citizens than the First World War.
 

Webster in the News of a crucial OPEC Ministerial Meeting

Dr. Mehdi Ali, Professor of Economics at Webster, participated in the 166th Meeting of the OPEC Conference as Analyst. The meeting was held at the OPEC Secretariat here in Vienna, on 27th November, 2014. It was attended by the Oil ministers of the OPEC member countries and received wide media attention.

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