March 14, 2017
Games and playing are essential parts of human life that show significant cultural variation and reflect the changes in society. However, their role as an element of cultural heritage and the social identity of various communities is often underestimated.
February 22, 2017
Sandeep Pai, a student in the MSc in Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management (MESPOM) program, received the prestigious Ramnath Goenka Award for his investigative journalism work uncovering high-level corruption in India. Sandeep used Right to Information requests to find out how Indian MPs used their influence to persuade public sector undertakings (PSUs) to fund publications, organizations and events associated with the politicians.
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
December 13, 2016
On Saturday, December 3 the CEU Sports Center organized the "Santa Claus" Indoor Soccer Championship. 8 teams participated in the tournament. All participants received a small gift from Santa Claus. See photos here! Result of the championship: 1st place: THE A-TEAM (RICHARD KARTOSONTO, RUMEN KEREKOV, EDINA TIPTER, ALEXANDER KARADJOV, CONSTANTIN IORDACHI, BOLDIZSÁR NAGY, ZOLTÁN MOLNÁR) - photo above
December 13, 2016
CEU students visited a local animal shelter in Budapest December 2, volunteering their time to support animal welfare. They were introduced to the animals and given a brief history of the shelter and how it helps the animals. They had the chance to spend some quality time with the dogs, showing them some much-needed love and taking them for a long walk in the fresh air. Given the limited supply of food for the animals, the students were happy to bring some supplies.
October 18, 2016
Danish Latif, a student in the Department of Political Science, was elected president, and seven other students were elected to the Student Union Board for 2016-17.
May 17, 2016
Savannah Carr-Wilson and Sandeep, MESPOM master’s students in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy, are currently writing a book, entitled the Fossil Fuel Curse. They plan to conduct research in India and Canada this summer and turn their findings into a unique non-fiction book that will bring global attention to the impact fossil fuel extraction has on communities in India and Canada, and what will happen to these communities when the world makes a transition to renewable energy.
May 3, 2016
Gian Carlo Miranda and Janeca Naboya, master’s students in the Department of Legal Studies at CEU, presented their paper “Tug-of-War: Politicizing Humanitarian Aid in Times of Natural Disasters” at the Southeast Asian Studies Symposium at the Mathematical Institute, Oxford, on April 14-16.
April 19, 2016
For the first time ever, CEU joins Danube Regatta, a dragon boat race of university crews. Cheer for the students rowing for CEU on May 7!
March 21, 2016
Three SPP students were selected by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration to compete in the NASPAA 2016 Student Simulation Competition in Maastricht on February 27.