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The CEU/Ambedkar School English Tutoring Program

July 11, 2017

The Ambedkar English Tutoring program was initiated by Head of CEU's Department of Mathematics and Its Applications Karoly Boroczky when he, together with a group of CEU math students, visited the Ambedkar School near Miskolc, Hungary in April 2016. Ambedkar is what one of Ambedkar is what one of teachers there calls a "second-chance high school." The students are from the marginalized Roma population and are often segregated in public schools.

CMDS Wins Google Funding to Develop Media Ownership Tool

July 7, 2017

With a €50,000 grant from the Google DNI Fund, CEU's Center for Media, Data and Society (CMDS) will develop a visualization tool for tracking and analyzing media ownership in Hungary according to political ties, ideology and interest groups. The free-to-use, publicly available tool will be designed for research and policy making purposes, but also for journalists and others interested in learning more about media ownership with the help of a user-friendly program.

CEU Alumni, Industry Experts Host Careers in Research Event

July 4, 2017

In preparation for the "ERA Mobility and Career Day" event slated for November 2017, the CEU Career Services Office hosted a preparatory event, entitled Careers in Research on May 23.
The presentations on EURAXESS services and RESAVER were followed by an informal meet-up with CEU alumni currently working in research in Europe, returning to CEU to talk to students and young researchers about their experience, successes and challenges on the research job market, and to share their advice.

CEU’s Career Services Office Is First Administrative Unit to Win EU Funding, Co-hosts ERA Mobility and Career Day

July 4, 2017

As the first administrative unit of CEU to attract EU funds to the University, the Career Services Office participates in the project “ERA Mobility and Career Day”, funded by Horizon 2020. The initiative aims to promote the EURAXESS network, an initiative of the European Union and its member states, aiming at supporting mobility and career development and enhancing international collaboration within the European Research Area (ERA).

Best of the Mirabaud Media Lab: A Special Screening for CEU Trustees

The CEU Board of Trustees were treated to a special screening of documentary films by CEU students on June 24. The "Best of the Mirabaud Media Lab" event was a highlight in an intense weekend and an opportunity to engage directly with students and a new initiative at CEU.