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Record Breaking Cyclist Visits Webster Vienna

December 14, 2018

On Nov. 29, Webster Vienna welcomed special guest speaker Christoph Strasser to Palais Wenkheim. Strasser is the world record holder for the fastest time in one of the most grueling ultra-cycling races in modern history: the Race Across America. While there, he shared his journey and inspirations with the students, staff and faculty, and was available for a book signing and photos afterwards.

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St. Louis On the Air

In the News: Stroble on Ghana; Algieri on EU; Student on homelessness

December 12, 2018

President Stroble was Don Marsh's guest on "St. Louis On The Air" to discuss Webster and Ghana; the interview can be heard online. ... In an article published in Austria's Die Presse, Franco Algieri analyzed the recent calls for a European army by French president Emmanuel Macron and German chancellor Angela Merkel. ... Nurse Anesthesia student India Johnson's interview on homelessness outreach is now viewable online at The Pulse.

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Marketing Expert Visits Webster Vienna through EU Program

December 05, 2018

CEO and Associate Professor Svend Hollensen of Hollensen ApS, the University of Southern Denmark, and EURO FH, is an internationally recognized textbook author, business consultant, and researcher. He visited Webster Vienna for five days this November to teach and inspire students through lectures on international marketing and workshops for marketing strategies and influencer marketing.

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After surviving a car crash, Strasser has gone on to win several ultra-cycling races, and is a five-time winner of Race Across America.

Vienna WebTALKS Presents: Ultracycling Champion Christoph Strasser Nov. 29

November 16, 2018

Webster University Vienna presents the second biennial WebTALKS event, featuring ultracycling superstar Christoph Strasser on Nov. 29. Prior to Nov. 13, only Webster students and alumni may register, before being opened up to the public. Those who attend will have the opportunity to purchase Strasser's book and get it signed. Please note this talk will be in English. Space is limited and seating is on a first come-first served basis.

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Batora discussed the political situation in Slovakia after a journalist investigating corruption was murdered.

Webster Professor Discusses Uprising in Slovakia

June 13, 2018

Last month The 1020, a program at Webster Vienna exploring international relations, interviewed faculty member Jozef Bátora for his analysis of the ongoing crisis in Slovakia, where people took to the streets after a journalist investigating corruption was murdered. Protests led to the resignation of the prime minister. Bátora was previously interviewed on Austrian TV about the news. Listen to the insightful interview on SoundCloud or YouTube.

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Congrats to the winners of the Spring 2018 Gorlok Greats Awards

Gorlok Greats Award Winners Recognized for Spring 2018

April 24, 2018

Through the Gorlok Greats Program, the Webster Staff Alliance recognizes outstanding staff members whose achievements relate to Webster University strategies and support the University's values and mission. Congratulations to the Spring 2018 winners: Theresa Altmann, Sheila Anglin Jordan, Ed Chisholm, Holly Hubenschmidt, Engy Kassem and Shelley Krahl, and to all the nominees!

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Around Webster: Antonakakis, Cuille, Jensens, Rosenblum

April 17, 2018

Warren Rosenblum is giving two talks this week on the origins of the Nazi euthanasia program. ... Vienna's Nikolaos Antonakakis published a guest post for the London School of Economic's British Politics and Policy Blog drawing upon research with Ioannis Chatziantoniou and David Gabauer. ... Lionel Cuillé spoke at Brown University on the 50th anniversary of the Paris student revolution. ... Gina Jensen and Scott Jensen were presented the CSCA Outstanding Contributions to Forensics award.

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Congratulations to Marianne Grant

Vienna Student Wins Best Graduate Thesis in International Relations

April 17, 2018

Marianne Grant, studying at the Vienna campus, has been selected as the winner of the 2018 Graduate Thesis Award in International Relations for "Buying Time: The Effect of Costly Signaling and Interdependence on Low-Conflict Duration." Webster Thailand student Len Thanh Vu received a certificate of honorable mention. The Graduate Thesis Award in International Relations is given annually to recognize individual excellence in student research.

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Mahfood discusses conditions for school teachers on KMOV.

In the News: Mahfood on teachers; Barrett on MLK; Schubert on world affairs; Media Academy

April 04, 2018

Education professor Stephanie Mahfood and two Webster students were interviewed in KMOV's coverage of teacher strikes across the U.S. ... St. Louis Public Radio featured Sonja Perryman, keynote at this year's School of Communications Media Academy. ... Photography professor Bill Barrett discussed a famous photo as part of KSDK coverage of the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination. ... Vienna international relations professor Samuel Schubert was interviewed by Kurier.at on current world affairs.

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Professor Paula Hanssen with Samantha Womack

European Studies Major Wins German Travel Scholarship

March 20, 2018

Samantha Womack has received the Summer 2018 St. Louis Stuttgart Sister Cities travel scholarship for students studying German and/or working in a German-speaking country. She is looking forward to learning more about German culture and working in Europe during the internship in the state of Baden-Wurtemberg close to Stuttgart, our sister city.

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Nominations are due by Mar. 1

Call for Nominations: Dr. Ortner-Chopin Visiting Professorship at Webster Vienna

January 17, 2018

Webster Vienna is excited to re-launch the Dr. Ortner-Chopin Visiting Professorship. This professorship was created in honor of Chopin's long history of service to the university and the community. The endowment allows Webster Vienna to attract world-renowned professors in the fields of business, international relations, art, media and psychology to lecture and share their professional experiences through public forums.

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Doaa Al Zamel shared her experiences in Austria as a Syrian refugee.

Vienna Campus on National TV for Panel with Syrian Refugee, Policy Experts

January 11, 2018

The Webster Vienna campus was featured on Austrian national television as it hosted a panel with Syrian refugee Doaa Al Zamel and several international influencers and policy experts discussing pressing issues around refugee rights and public policy. The panel was hosted by Klaus Unterberger of ORF, which profiled Doaa Al Zamel in its news program.

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Webster in the news

In the News: Stroble on tax bill impact; Commencement speaker; Algieri in Die Presse

December 21, 2017

President Stroble was the featured interview during NBC affiliate KSDK's coverage of the tax bill passed by Congress, capturing her thoughts on how it could impact access to higher education and the services non-profit organizations provide. ... Webster's choice of 2018 commencement speaker Michael McMillan was featured in the St. Louis American. ... Vienna's Franco Algieri penned a guest commentary in Die Presse on EU-Asia relations.

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Zoey Bruce, Matt Margulis and Paula Hanssen

Snapshot: German Language Students Sing Bilingual Carols

December 14, 2017

German language students in International Languages and Cultures attended the the German American Heritage Society party on Sunday, Dec. 10, in the Alumni House to entertain the members and enjoy some German specialties. The Society provides an annual scholarship for students going abroad to study the German language and be immersed in the culture.

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