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We look forward to seeing you at Webster.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014:
With just 18 weeks to go, we're getting even closer to moving into our beautiful, new campus, Palais Wenkheim.
Since last week there has been a great deal of progress going on in the Atrium. They have finished up painting the walls, cleaning up the floors and tearing down the remaining scaffolding. The historic fountain is visible again and not surrounded by a protective wall of wood. The crew has moved in a giant lift to help them reach the glass ceiling to touch up the windows.
A huge congratulation is due to the Webster University Model United Nations team for its extremely successful performance at its first international Model UN conference, MEDMUN in Menton, France! Our Model UN team sent 17 students to participate and compete against students from other prestigious participating universities—such as SciencesPo, LSE, Princeton, MIT and Cambridge —and came out as champions. Webster students received the second-highest number of awards of all participating universities, only coming after Colgate University, and two of our students r
On April 2nd, 2014, Webster Vienna’s Student Government Association hosted the very first International Food Festival on campus. The international student and faculty body got together, cooked, and served a variety of delicious food. Represented countries included Austria, Brazil, Ukraine, Russia, Albania, Syria, Mexico, The UK, Hungary, Macedonia, Croatia and many more. Tickets for the event were sold for 2€ each and resulted in almost 200€ which was donated to a great charity, helping children in war zones. The event was a great success.
Yet again, Vienna has been ranked #1 on Mercer's Quality of Living Rankings. Achieving the title now six years in a row, Vienna was also highlighted by Mercer's for being #1 in the world for conferences and corporate events.
The survey analyzed 223 cities using 39 different factors including the following ten categories:
On March 7th, the Webster Scholars Program students presented the results of their social impact internships from the last two months, a part of their second course in the program: Paradigms in Global Citizenship (GNST 2500/50). The exciting internship opportunities were brought to the students by course professor Rita Pollozhani in cooperation with Steliana Kokonova from the Impact Hub and Reka Artner from TEDxVienna. By pairing each Webster Scholar up with a social entrepreneur, the internships provided the students a unique learning experience.
Professor Julia Skobeleva's Spring I Graduate Organizational Behavior course spiced up their last class of the term with an architecture competition. Intended to demonstrate the interaction between individual team roles in an organizational environment, the students were challenged to work in groups to construct a tower using a set of provided materials.