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Webster student at city hall

Vienna Students Practice Waltz, Head to Ball of Sciences

February 15, 2017

Webster University students at the Vienna campus once again participated in the annual Wiener Ball Der Wissenschaften (Vienna Ball of Sciences) held at Vienna's historic city hall. A week before the formal event, dance instructor Gernot Pruschak walked them through classics, including the Viennese waltz, while a reception held at Webster Vienna before the ball prepared students for an unforgettable cultural experience.

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Ela Gandhi visits Webster Vienna Feb. 8.

Vienna Welcomes Ela Gandhi, Peace Activist and Interfaith Leader

February 07, 2017

Renowned peace activist and interfaith leader Ela Gandhi will share her insights in a special event for Webster University students, alumni, faculty and staff at the Vienna campus. Through the Gandhi Development Trust, Gandhi works to raise awareness and support for educational and research initiatives around the globe.

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News around Webster

Around Webster: Barrett's Day Review; Woolf on TOPSS; Ft. Leavenworth security roundtable; Ali on OPEC

December 19, 2016

Bill Barrett’s review of a Dorothy Day book appears in the Catholic Worker, Linda Woolf was named to an APA committee on secondary schools, Katie Ervin, Gary Hobin and Mark Wilcox joined the CGSC Foundation National Security Roundtable, and Mehdi Ali was an oil analyst at the Nov. 30 OPEC meeting.

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The Palais Wenkheim, home of Webster Vienna in the capital city's second district.

Webster Vienna to Receive Reaccreditation through 2022

December 16, 2016

Webster University will receive institutional reaccreditation in Austria, continuing dual U.S. and Austrian accreditation for the campus known locally as Webster Vienna Private University. The national accrediting body AQ Austria acknowledged Webster Vienna's effort to meet requirements, which AQA considers fulfilled. The institutional reaccreditation is for the six-year period ending in January 2022.

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The evening also showcased

Video: Vienna WEBTalks Showcases Webster Talent, Common Bonds

December 16, 2016

Webster Vienna hosted its first WEBTalks, an event welcoming three extraordinary Webster-associated speakers for an evening of TED Talk-style insights from Oscar-winning alumnus Charles Randolph, space neuroscientist alumnus Vladimir Ivkovic and Webster chess coach and grandmaster Susan Polgar.

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Study break!

Vienna Students Prep for Finals, Take a Break with the Dogs

December 14, 2016

For the third time, the library at Webster Vienna coordinated a study week program during the busiest time of the semester. The library kept its doors open late, provided an encouraging environment topped with quotes from alumni, and hosted dogs coordinated by SGA to let students alleviate the stress from final exams.

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Nikolaos Antonakakis

In the News: Rockwell on Cuba, Antonakakis on Energy and Environment, Schubert on OPEC Cuts

December 02, 2016

Nikolaos Antonakakis shared insights on Austrian national radio ORF about the energy-growth-environmental degradation nexus, Vienna's Samuel Schubert was interviewed on FM4 about OPEC's conditional decision to cut production and boost oil prices, and Rick Rockwell was interviewed on KMOX morning news about the impact of Fidel Castro's death on U.S.-Cuba relations.

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Miller-Struttman

News Around Webster: Antonakakis Economics, Miller-Struttman Research, Barrett Photography

November 30, 2016

Webster Vienna professor Nikolaos Antonakakis was named by Thomson Reuters among the top economics researchers worldwide in 2016, Bill Barrett’s photograph of Dorothy Day was selected for the Museum of the City of New York "400 Years of NYC History" exhibit, and Browning Professor of Biology Nicole Miller-Struttmann presented in Puerto Rico on her research of bees.

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From left to right: Jesse Alexander, Vienna; Phil Gwaltney, Thailand; Ted Hoef, St. Louis; Julian Schuster; Beth Stroble; Christine Benninger, Leiden; Adelina Martey, Ghana; and Kristina Shimkus, Geneva.

Global Student Life Colleagues Gather for Connections, Best Practices

November 28, 2016

Webster University student life coordinators from the Geneva, Vienna, Leiden, Thailand, and Ghana campuses met at the Webster Groves campus Nov. 14-18 as part of efforts to improve and synchronize the global student-centered experience called for in Webster's strategic plan. Their visit was timed to coincide with a national association of student life administrators conference held in St. Louis.

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Stroble and Curtis on Fox 2

In the News: Cybersecurity, Chess, Schubert in TV Interviews

October 04, 2016

President Elizabeth Stroble and assistant professor Jim Curtis were featured on Fox 2 to discuss the growing cybersecurity program, chess coach Susan Polgar and Ray Robson were on STL Live to discuss Webster's four-time national champion chess team, and Vienna international relations assistant professor Samuel Schubert was on Austrian National Television to offer insights on the U.S. presidential election.

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The atrium includes the names of 2,986 alumni plus skylines from Webster locations around the globe.

Vienna 35th Anniversary Display Honors Alumni, Global Campuses

September 30, 2016

With Webster University celebrating 35 years in Vienna, a new art installation in the atrium of the Palais Wenkheim includes the names of all 2,986 alumni of the Vienna campus as well as landmark skylines from Webster's campus locations in Vienna, Leiden, Geneva, Athens, Accra, Beijing, Bangkok and St. Louis. Designed by Seth Weiner, adjunct faculty member, the display offers visitors a stunning visual reminder of the connections among alumni throughout the campus network.

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The inaugural summit included 29 students from eight campuses.

Global Student Leadership Summit Set for June 2017 in Vienna

September 28, 2016

Vienna has been selected as the host for the Webster University 2017 Global Student Leadership Summit (GSLS) to be held June 3-10, 2017, President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble and Provost Julian Schuster announced this week. Strong interest following the inaugural 2015 summit in St. Louis resulted in plans to repeat the program every two years and rotate its location around Webster’s international campuses. A cohort of 26 student leaders will be recruited from the campuses in Accra, Geneva, Leiden, St. Louis, Thailand and Vienna.

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