May 6, 2015
This Christian Science Monitor article highlights CEU's Roma Access Programs and how participation in the programs has helped alumni reach their goals. http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Europe/2015/0505/To-battle-racism-Roma-scale-Europe-s-ivory-tower
April 16, 2015
Hungarian weekly HVG interviewed CEU President and Rector John Shattuck. The following is a translation of the article, which appeared in the April 16 print edition. The key politicians of neither the US nor the EU will attend the May 9 Victory Day celebrations in Moscow. What has gone wrong in the relations between Russia and the West?
December 3, 2014
The BBC's Sean Coughlan writes about CEU's history, its mission to promote and support open societies and democracy, and how the latter are being scrutinized and challenged throughout the world. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-30271801
November 18, 2014
CEU President and Rector John Shattuck talked about his career in diplomacy and law, CEU, the Frontiers of Democracy initiative, and the future of graduate education in an article entitled “A Global System for Graduate Education?” published in The Atlantic earlier this month.For the complete article, see
October 20, 2014
Erin Jenne, associate professor in CEU's Department of International Relations and European Studies, writes about the U.S. Tea Party and its open hostility toward Washington in this Washington Post guest post. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/monkey-cage/wp/2014/10/19/the-tea-partys-anti-washington-consensus/
October 10, 2014
In this piece in Slate, SPP Assistant Professor Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick writes about how the U.S. decision on UAVs (personal drones) will affect policy in the rest of the world. http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2014/10/09/how_the_faa_s_drone_policy_will_affect_the_rest_of_the_world.html Versailles image credit: Lionel Allorge
September 9, 2014
Professor Phil Howard of CEU's Center for Media and Communication Studies (CMCS) at the School of Public Policy (SPP) writes about the media situation in Hungary in this New York Times op-ed piece. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/09/opinion/hungarys-crackdown-on-the-press.html?_r=0
August 22, 2014
Amy Brouillette, director of the European Media Project at CEU's Center for Media and Communication Studies (CMCS), writes about Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban - his rise to power and his desire to turn Hungary into an "illiberal" state - in Foreign Policy.
August 21, 2014
Wolfgang Reinicke and Thorsten Benner of CEU's School of Public Policy write about the Hungarian prime minister and how the rest of Europe should be reacting to his recently stated objective to make Hungary an "illiberal democracy." http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/thorsten-benner-and-wolfgang...
July 19, 2014
CMCS Research Fellow Markos Kounalakis writes about the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight 17, Russia's involvement, and how the world will react. http://www.sacbee.com/2014/07/19/6566579/markos-kounalakis-russia-is-now.html