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Students discuss themes at the Global Student Leadership Summit

Students Bond, Strategize, Prepare for Action at Leadership Summit

May 30, 2019

Students from Webster campuses in Accra, Geneva, Leiden, Vienna and Webster Groves are deep into the planning for Friday's presentations on strategies to improve student experiences at each of their campuses as part of the Global Student Leadership Summit. All week they have engaged in leadership theory, inter-cultural bonding and reflections, and an issues management case study as part of this unique immersive experience that John Buck explained can only happen at Webster University.

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Syrian Refugee and Activist Rania Ali Awarded Scholarship at Webster Vienna

May 10, 2019

Webster University has awarded a scholarship to Rania Ali, who will enter into the International Relations Bachelors program at Webster Vienna beginning Fall I. Born in 1995, Ali escaped her hometown of Raqqa, Syria in 2014, filming every step. Her journey was later turned into the documentary. An aspiring journalist, she will be joining a competitive international student body at Webster Vienna.

tags: students, academics, extended campus, global, webster life, webster today, scholarships, financial aid, international relations, vienna

Celebrating the intercampus football championship

Geneva Hosts Intercampus Football, 'Webster's Got Talent' Final

May 03, 2019

Each year, students from across Webster University's European campuses gather for a weekend of activities, including a student leaders’ summit, an intercampus football (soccer) tournament and the European finals of "Webster’s Got Talent." This year was hosted by Student Affairs in Geneva, led by Kristina Shimkus, welcoming about 50 student leaders and participants from Webster’s Leiden and Vienna campuses to join their counterparts in Geneva.

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Speakers at Webster Ghana's event

In the News: Ghana, Vienna, ELL program, Smith and George

April 08, 2019

Numerous media outlets in Ghana covered Webster University’s lecture “Celebrity, Complicity and Community: Making Sense of ‘Surviving R. Kelly,'" held on the Ghana campus. ... NBC affiliate KSDK covered the English Language Learners certification program. ... Würstel Stand had a photo essay on Webster Vienna's Palais Wenkheim. ... Alexanderia Smith and Rebecca George, faculty in Webster's Professional Counseling program in South Carolina, were guests on Visibility's "Our Voices Our Stories" podcast series.

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Warwick Economic Summit

12 Webster Vienna Students Attend the Warwick Economic Summit

February 22, 2019

On Jan. 31 Webster Vienna sent 12 students to Coventry, England for the 2019 Warwick Economic Summit, Europe’s largest student-led conference. The summit discussed topics of economics, management, development, and international relations. Students networked with industry leaders and made invaluable connections with peers from around the globe.

tags: academics, extended campus, global, webster life, webster today, vienna

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Chopin Visiting Professorship Brings Neumann, Kraidy to Vienna

February 14, 2019

Webster Vienna, through the Elizabeth Chopin Visiting Professorship, will host Iver Neumann and Marwan M. Kraidy for a lecture and seminar.  Neumann has been scheduled for Feb. 19-20. Dates for Kraidy will be announced. This endowment brings 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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Webster Vienna Hosts Panel on Brexit, Euro and Populism Feb. 21

February 01, 2019

With a Euro crisis, Brexit, and international developments shaking the very foundations of European Union integration, is it time to re-invent the European project? Webster Vienna will host an evening on this topic Thursday, Feb. 21. Professor and campus director Johannes Pollak will be joined by fellow panelists Thomas Wieser of BRUEGEL and Georg Svetnik of BKS Bank, with the discussion in German moderated by Eric Frey of Der Standard.

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News around Webster: Gregg, Schoellhammer, Liberati, De Giorgi

January 09, 2019

Ryan Gregg’s new book, “In City Views in the Habsburg and Medici Courts,” was published by Brill. ... Geneva visiting professor Adm. Giuseppe De Giorgi was profiled in UN Special. ... Vienna's Ralph Schoellhammer's editorial about what the U.S. withdrawal from Syria says about Europe is in the Jerusalem Post. .... Ryan Liberati’s "Counselor competence with male body image disturbance” was published in the Alabama Counseling Association Journal.

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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.

tags: extended campus, global, webster life, webster today, vienna, christoph strasser

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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