September 26, 2017
Balazs Romhanyi, visiting professor in the Department of Economics and Business at CEU, has been awarded the Kaldor Prize by the jury of the Department of Economic Policy and Macroeconomics of the Corvinus University of Budapest. The prize, named after Lord Nicholas Kaldor, an economics professor of Hungarian origin at Cambridge University, is given every year to an economist who contributes to solving economic problems.
September 12, 2017
CEU alumna Lenka Bustikova (POLS '00) and Cristina Corduneau-Huci, assistant professor at CEU's School of Public Policy and Doctoral School of Political Science, Public Policy, and International Relations, received the prize for 2017 Best Paper award by the American Political Science Association's Comparative Democratization section for their article, Patronage, Trust, and State Capacity: The Historical Trajectories of Clientelism.
July 4, 2017
Each year, the U.S. Department of State honors individuals around the world who have devoted their lives to the fight against human trafficking. This year, Hungarian sociologist, human rights activist and former CEU researcher Viktoria Sebhelyi was named one of the Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report Heroes, receiving the Hero Acting to End Modern Slavery Award.
June 20, 2017
Tijana Krstic, associate professor in the Departments of Medieval Studies and History, and Gabor Kezdi, professor in the Department of Economics, have been named the recipients of the 2017 CEU Distinguished Teaching Award. The award recognizes CEU faculty members for promoting high standards of teaching, linked with the mission and institutional ambitions of CEU.
May 25, 2017
Peter Balazs, professor in the Department of International Relations and director of the Center for European Neighborhood Studies, received the Knight Commander's Cross of the Republic of Germany in recognition of his significant contribution to German-Hungarian relations and the development of Europe. Balazs received the distinction from Lieselore Cyrus, charge d'affaires of the German Embassy in Budapest, in a ceremony May 24.
May 19, 2017
The Governing Body of the University of Oxford’s St Antony’s College has elected CEU President and Rector Michael Ignatieff as its Honorary Fellow on May 3.
May 4, 2017
CEU's Open Learning Initiative (OLIve) program, won the Webit Award for Best Innovation for Education for the CEE region. Webit Awards demonstrate and endorse the quality and efficiency of business models, business and social impact, social projects and policy-making in the new digital and tech markets with special focus on CEE.
May 3, 2017
CEU Professor Gergely Csibra of the Cognitive Development Center and the Department of Cognitive Science has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in the U.S. in recognition of his distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.
March 14, 2017
CEU International Media Relations Manager Colleen Sharkey won the 2017 National Grammar Day haiku contest, sponsored by podcaster Grammar Girl and the American Copy Editors Society (ACES). Her haiku is a play on words that relate to both grammar and pregnancy: With a pregnant pauseI calculate periodsHere come contractions
February 13, 2017
CEU's University Doctoral Committee has announced the winners of the Award for Advanced Doctoral Students, rewarding outstanding student research, and the Academic Achievement Award for First-Year Doctoral Students, rewarding outstanding performance in coursework and comprehensive exams. A list of the winners and their departments follows. For more information about the awards, see http://www.ceu.edu/academics/student-awards