September 26, 2017
Emilia Jamroziak (MA'97) has been elected as director of the Institute for Medieval Studies at the University of Leeds. She graduated from Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan and Central European University in Budapest, received her PhD from the University of Leeds in 2001, and has worked as professor of religious history at Leeds since 2014.
September 18, 2017
Sooronbay Jeenbekov, the Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan selected Yulia Kalinichenko (IRES’2013) and Bermet Tursunkulova (IRES’1999) as his new advisors.
May 9, 2017
CEU Business School alumnus Armen Avak Avakian (BUS MBA '09) has been appointed Executive Director of the Development Foundation of Armenia. Avakian follows former Acting Executive Director Karen Meguerditchian in the role. For more information, see http://gov.am/en/news/item/8901/
March 16, 2017
Toward the goal of becoming a leader in digital technologies in Europe, Hungary is building its largest pavilion ever at the CeBIT conference, which starts in Hannover March 20, and CEU InnovationsLab company Talk-A-Bot will be one of the exhibitors as a successful innovative startup. Talk-A-Bot represented the 18 Hungarian companies participating in CeBIT at a press conference held today by Hungarian government spokesperson Zoltan Kovacs and government project manager Tamas Deutsch.
March 14, 2017
AbsoRice Hungary Kft., a CEU InnovationsLab company, received the "Innovative Startup of the Month Award” from the Hungarian Ministry for National Economy. CEU InnovationsLab is a business incubator operated at Central European University. Founders and Managing Directors Marton Olah and Tamas Peter Nagy accepted the award from Minister Mihaly Varga in a ceremony held March 14.
March 14, 2017
As CEU moves forward, keeping alumni informed is crucial. That's why Phonathon 2017 students are calling alumni around the world, as a part of a 6-week campaign that ends on April 2. They are eager to find out how everyone's doing and to deliver the latest news, including CEU's bold new strategic planning, academic unit updates, Alumni Campaign news, and this year's Alumni Reunion in Budapest.
February 14, 2017
Senada Sali (RAP '14, IRES '15) has become the first lawyer of Roma origin to be named to the European Roma Rights Center in a decade. Read more here about Senada's childhood, decision to study law in her native Macedonia and at CEU, her motivation and her career, in her own words.
January 20, 2017
Mariana Kotzeva (ECON ’93) was appointed Acting Director-General of Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union located in Luxembourg, effective January 1, 2017. Kotzeva, who was visiting professor in the Department of Economics at CEU from 1998 to 2002, joined Eurostat as a special adviser in April 2012 and was appointed Deputy Director-General in July 2014.
January 20, 2017
Alumni donors successfully closed CEU's Alumni Campaign last month by contributing $35,000 in excess of the campaign's $1 million goal. See the final statistics here. Nearly 3,000 CEU alumni and friends contributed to the campaign, dubbed CEUnext, which supports the University's future via student scholarships, school and departmental aid, campus redevelopment and more.
January 17, 2017
In The Monumental Nation: Magyar Nationalism and Symbolic Politics in Fin-de-siècle Hungary CEU alumus Balint Varga (HIST '07) reframes the narrative of nineteenth-century nationalism, demonstrating the complex relationship between local and national memories.