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Opening Ceremony of the American Institute of Musical Studies 2015

Deputy Chief of Mission Eugene Young attended the opening ceremony of the 45th American Institute of Musical Studies (AIMS)  program in Graz. In his remarks he pointed out the high value of this summer program as it promotes cultural exchange and mutual understanding. The AIMS Festival Orchestra, conducted by Alexander Kalajdžić, and the AIMS singers, led by Darryl Cooper, presented compositions ...
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Ogni Suono Saxophone Duo

The U.S. Embassy together with the  Fulbright Commission hosted a concert featuring the duo Ogni Suono , consisting of American saxophone player and Fulbright Scholar Phil Pierick and his partner Noa Even. The duo presented contemporary American and international compositions. Fulbright Austria Executive Director Lonnie Johnson introduced the program and highlighted the value of educational exchange.
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Dianne Welsh on the Future of Higher Education

Professor Dianne H.B. Welsh , Hayes Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship and Founding Director of the Entrepreneurship Program at The University of North Carolina Greensboro, recent Fulbright-Hall Distinguished Chair for Entrepreneurship in Central Europe at WU Wien, delivered a presentation during a workshop at the Amerika Haus. The program was organized by the U.S. Embassy Vienna in cooperation with the ...
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Award Ceremony – Video Contest

Winners of the video contest, organized by the U.S. Embassy in cooperation with the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna (BOKU Vienna), were invited to the Amerika Haus to receive their awards. The prizes were presented both by U.S. Ambassador Alexa Wesner and Rector Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Martin H. Gerzabek. The topic of ...
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Women and Entrepreneurship

On June 22, Ambassador Alexa Wesner, a former entrepreneur, participated in a panel discussion on “Women and Entrepreneurship” at Amerika Haus Vienna. The evening was organized by the U.S Embassy Vienna in cooperation with the  Austrian Fulbright Commission and the Fulbright Women’s Roundtable. On the panel the Ambassador was joined by Professor Dianne H.B. Welsh, Hayes Distinguished Professor ...
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