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
January 31, 2017
The CEU Distinguished Teaching Award recognizes CEU faculty members for promoting high standards of teaching, linked with the mission and institutional ambitions of CEU. Initiated by the Provost and established by the CEU Senate in 2014, this award not only underscores CEU's long-standing commitment to excellence in teaching, but also provides an opportunity for faculty, students and alumni to acknowledge teaching at CEU that has had a special impact on their academic work and lives. The Award will be presented at the CEU Opening Ceremony in September 2017.
January 31, 2017
The CEU Award for Outstanding Research was founded to recognize outstanding research by CEU faculty that has significant international impact. Nominations should be sent to email@example.com in electronic format by Friday, March 31, 2017.
January 6, 2017
CEU’s campus redevelopment project, the first phase of which was completed in August 2016 with the opening of the new Nador 13 and 15 buildings, received the Environmental Social and Sustainability Award, part of the CIJ Awards Hungary competition sponsored by CIJ, Europe’s leading Real Estate digital and print news provider. Campus Redevelopment Director Pal Baross accepted the award on behalf of CEU November 29 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel here in Budapest.
January 2, 2017
Albert-Laszlo Barabasi, visiting professor at CEU’s Center for Network Science and the Department of Economics, was awarded the Gabor Denes Prize, an honor presented each year to Hungarian scientists who have demonstrated extraordinary innovation. The prize is named for physicist, electrical engineer, and humanist Dennis Gabor (1900-1979, known as Gabor Denes in Hungarian), who won the 1971 Nobel Prize in Physics for inventing the hologram. The award was presented to Barabasi and 12 other scientists on Dec. 22 at the Hungarian Parliament.