Alumni Stories

CEU Medieval Studies Alumni, Faculty Join Conference on Towns as Living Places

October 24, 2017

CEU alumni, students and faculty were among the speakers and organizers of the conference entitled “Towns as Living Places: Static and Dynamic Aspects of Medieval and Early Modern Urban Communities” held in Vienna October 4-6. 

CEU Alumnus Khan Appointed Leader of Alberta Liberal Party

October 11, 2017

CEU alumnus David Khan (LEGS '05) has been appointed leader of the Alberta Liberal Party in Canada. Prior to running for leader of the party, Khan served as the party's executive vice-president. He was elected leader on June 4, 2017. 

He holds a BSc from the University of British Columbia, a Juris Doctor degree in Law from the University of Toronto. He studied international and European human rights and constitutional law at CEU, and French at l'Université du Québec à Chicoutimi. He works as a lawyer in Calgary, practising indigenous law. 

CEU Alumna Tregub Appointed Secretary General of Independent Defence Anti-Corruption Committee

October 9, 2017

CEU alumna Olena Tregub (POLS '05) has been appointed Secretary General of the Independent Defence Anti-Corruption Committee (NAKO), a joint initiative of Transparency International Defence and Security (the UK) and the Ukrainian chapter of Transparency International.

CEU Alumna Kiss Co-authors Interdisciplinary Study in Science

September 26, 2017

Even though the study of the Middle Ages seems to have little in common with environmental policies, the interdisciplinary nature of the Medieval Studies Department enables alumni to get involved in the study of long-term ecological processes and thus contribute to understanding of present climatic fluctuations.