May 6, 2014
CEU’s Annual Report 2013 won a Platinum Award, the top honors, in the Hermes Creative Awards, an international competition for professionals involved in the concept, design, writing and publication of traditional and emerging media. CEU also won a Gold Award in the Integrated Marketing Materials category - CEU’s entry in this category focused on our recruitment materials, including our general recruitment brochure, suite of departmental brochures, online banners, posters and advertisements, molinos, Open House city lights poster, donor brochure, education fair presence and much more.
April 8, 2014
CEU’s team, made up of Barna Szabo (a student in the MA in Economics program), Istvan Kovacs, Andras Borsos, and Balint Ando (all students in the MA in Economic Policy program), finished second in the National Finance Competition organized by Klautz Gyula College of Szechenyi Istvan University in February. In the competition, 16 teams solved a complex, actual financial case of an automotive firm located in Gyor.
March 25, 2014
Janos Kertesz, professor at CEU's Center for Network Science (CNS), was awarded the Szechenyi Prize by Hungarian President Janos Ader on March 15. The award honors those who have made an outstanding contribution to academic life. Kertesz, who is also a member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, received the Szechenyi Prize for his internationally recognized achievements in statistical physics and its interdisciplinary applications, especially in the field of network science.
March 25, 2014
CEU alumnus Darko Angelov (IRES '04) was awarded the Hungarian Commander’s Cross Order of Merit for his contribution to the deepening of Macedonian-Hungarian cooperation. Angelov is completing his service as Macedonian Ambassador to Hungary this spring, and will begin his term as the Macedonian Ambassador to Greece this fall.
March 25, 2014
Professor of Economics John S. Earle was awarded the Abram Bergson Prize by the Association for Comparative Economic Studies for the Best Paper during 2011 and 2012. He co-authored the paper “Did Post-Communist Privatization Increase Mortality?” with Scott Gehlbach, professor of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin. The prize acknowledges the best article published in the journal Comparative Economic Studies in the previous two years.
March 11, 2014
Daniel Kodaj, a doctoral student in the Department of Philosophy, won the 2014 Religious Studies Postgraduate Essay Prize jointly with Harvard’s Ryan Davis for his essay “The Problem of Religious Evil.” The paper will be published in the December 2014 issue of Religious Studies. Kodaj recently won an Award for Advanced Doctoral Students from the department.
February 11, 2014
Andras Vadas, doctoral student in the Department of Medieval Studies, has been awarded the 2014 Junior Prize by the Andras Kubinyi Foundation for the Study of the Middle Ages for his recently published book “Kormend es a vizek. Egy telepules es kornyezete a kora ujkorban” (Kormend and the Water: A Settlement and its Environment in the Early Modern Period).
February 11, 2014
CEU has announced the winners of its 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.hu/admissions/financialaid/other/academicawards. Winners of the Award for Advanced Doctoral Students:
January 14, 2014
Gergo Nemes, a doctoral student in the Department of Mathematics and its Applications, received the Pro Scientia Medal in mathematics on November 18. The medal, awarded every two years by the Budapest-based Society of Pro Scientia Medalists, recognizes the best research project conducted by a student while enrolled in a Bachelor or Master’s program at a Hungarian university. For more, see http://mathematics.ceu.hu/article/2013-12-04/pro-scientia-medal-gerg%C5%....
December 3, 2013
Gyorgy Bogel, professor of management at CEU Business School, was awarded the Neumann Prize by the John von Neumann Computer Society in recognition of his work on the effects on society of developments in information and communication technology. The award was presented at the Digital Equal Opportunity Conference in Budapest Nov. 28. The prize bearing the society’s name has been awarded since 1976 to people who have achieved significant results in the development of a culture of computer technology.