Dr. Ali Participates in Arab Energy Forum

Dr. Mehdi Ali, Professor of Economics at Webster, participated in the Arab Energy Forum held in Bahrain from November 22nd-23rd, 2013.

WUV Thanksgiving Dinner 2013

Webster students, staff and family gathered together to celebrate the American holiday with a traditional Thanksgving feast!

Introducing the International Relations Working Paper Series

First IRWP papers now available online

Webster University’s International Relations Working Paper Series (IRWP) posted its first two working papers on November 25, 2013. The papers “The Interdependence and International Politics of Oil Rentier States: The Case of Saudi Arabia” No.1 (2013) by Islam Qasem and “How the Russian Energy Sector Reacts to Its Foreign Policy: The Costs of Being a Volatile Supplier” No. 2 (2013) by Elina Brutschin are now online and available for public access.
 

Beyond University: Paid Internship Opportunities

Mentored Internship Program/Part-time Jobs

10 hours per week, January – May 2014
Are you looking for an internship to increase your market value, leading to a possible job offer and getting credit hours for it?

Come join us for an information session on December 2, 2013 in room No. 316, 14:00-15:00.

WebsterLEADS Kickoff Evening

The power of leadership: what legacy would YOU want to leave as a WUV Student Leader? What sort of input will you need to pay attention to in the here and now if you intend to have this kind of impact?  

Webster Vienna Film Premiere

On November 12th, 2013, the Vienna Media Communications department presented selected work from media-production courses at Top Kino in Vienna. It was a very successful screening at a sold out movie theatre. “The focus for us is to show examples of student work,” says Holger Lang, organizer of the event and professor at Webster. And, he added, the screening is also a reward for the students.

Where is Europe’s “Google”?

Entrepreneurship and Innovation in an International Context

On November 5, Webster Vienna’s 6th annual Alumni Symposium took place at Palais Eschenbach. Young entrepreneurs and business representatives discussed the importance of having a spirit for innovation, start-ups and sustainable leadership.

Student resources

Undergraduate Advising Cafés

“Webster University has so many resources for students, it is important for them to learn to navigate the system as soon as possible and make the most of their academic career,” remarked Jennifer Ebner-Daigle about the undergraduate advising office's latest initiative.

Dr. Ali Participates in OPEC Event

On 7th November, Dr. Mehdi Ali, Professor of Economics, participated in the OPEC Secretariat launch of its 2013 World Oil Outlook and its 2013 Annual Statistical Bulletin. Dr. Ali made two main interventions, one related to the rapid rise of oil domestic consumption in some Arab oil producers members of OPEC.  Since this is likely to impact their oil exports, he asked for the views of the OPEC Secretariat. The Secretariat confirmed its awareness of this increase and is dialoging with these countries on the matter. He also commented on energy poverty.

Alumni Get-Together at Motto am Fluss

On October 17, 2013, members of the Webster University Vienna Alumni Association got together for a splendid evening at the Danube bank. Everyone had a wonderful time, catching up with old friends and colleagues at Vienna's stylish  Motto am Fluss restaurant.

For those who could not attend but would like to keep themselves up to date with all the events that are planned for next year, please feel free to send us an email.

We are always so looking forward to seeing you!
Webster Vienna Alumni Office

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