CEU Annual Report 2016 features the new Roof Garden on the cover, a nod to the new campus, to Budapest, and to the “greenness” of the CEU building. It includes a message from CEU President and Rector Michael Ignatieff, as well as photo galleries of life at CEU and the University's 25th anniversary celebrations. It also highlights some of our mission-driven, interdisciplinary teaching and research projects such as the Roma in European Societies Initiative and OLIve as well as the Striking from the Margins research project and the Digital Humanities Initiative.
The 2016 CEU Annual Report is now available. It features the new Roof Garden on the cover, a nod to our new campus, to Budapest, and to the “greenness” of our building. It includes a message from the President and Rector, as well as photo galleries of life at CEU and our 25th anniversary celebrations. It also highlights some of our mission-driven, interdisciplinary teaching and research projects such as the Roma in European Societies Initiative and OLIve as well as the Striking from the Margins research project and the Digital Humanities Initiative.
After considerable discussion with the Student Union leadership, University Senate Library Committee, Library Staff, IT Department, and with the support of the Rector, Provost and Dean of Students, the CEU Library is extending its hours on a trial basis to better serve library users. Many factors were considered including: specific requests, current library usage patterns, public transportation schedules in the late evening impacting travel for students and staff, and staffing requirements.
Library Hours from Sat, March 4 through mid-June (addition of 28 hours per month):
Members of the CEU community are invited to the fifth yearly performance of the "Hate Speech" Monologues on March 13, Monday at 7 PM in the Nador 15 Auditorium. The performance is open to the public.
As it is a participatory performance, the call for participation is still open, including faculty and staff. To join the performing cast, contact Peter Molnar at email@example.com
Bankito, Hungary’s biggest socially conscious festival will be held this year July 12-16 with the topic of corruption taking center stage. Those who are interested in social inequalities, have experience in working with vulnerable, oppressed groups or simply have some ideas on how one could convey such issues to the average festival goer in an accessible way, are welcome to volunteer.
- state corruption, politics: „which you look at from afar”
Every year taxpayers in Hungary have the opportunity to designate 1% of their previous year’s (already paid) taxes to an approved charity of their choosing. The CEU community is encouraged to participate in this national philanthropic effort.
Support a local charity organization and try delicious food at the same time at Szimpla Farmer’s Market on Sunday, March 5.
At the ‘Common Cauldron’ Community Cooking event the Dean of Students Office Team will prepare and serve lunch to visitors for a donation that will be given to ‘RÉS’ Social and Cultural Foundation to purchase bean bags for the Temporary Home for Families.
Lunch will be served from 12 noon.
Venue: Szimpla Farmer’s Market/Szimplakerti Háztáji Piac
The following relocations took place in February:
Due to the refurbishment of Faculty Tower adjustments will be made to the computer labs’ size and location. The moves will take place on February 25, 2017.
Nearly 250 participants got their skates on for the 14th CEU Valentine’s Day Ice Skating Party February 10. CEU students, faculty, staff, and alumni, friends, and family enjoyed the fun-filled party at Arena Plaza Jégterasz. Those who couldn’t skate had the chance to learn the basics with the help of instructors. The icy experience was thawed by hot beverages sponsored by the Student Union.