August 4, 2014
Hungarian news portal vs.hu reported on what foreigners like about living in Hungary. They interviewed six young people who came to Budapest and stayed. Derya and Gabriela, who study at CEU’s Department of Medieval Studies, emphasized the architecture, which carries the imprint of the past centuries like a living book of history. Derya, who comes from Turkey, was amazed by how much freedom people have here. ”In Hungary, everybody behaves and dresses anyway they like! In my country, if somebody looks and acts different, people exclude them and speak ill of them.
June 17, 2014
Joci Marton, who completed the Roma English Language Program and is now graduating from the Roma Graduate Preparation Program, volunteers with Uccu, a Hungarian NGO that facilitates dialogue between Roma and non-Roma elementary and middle school students.
June 3, 2014
The Hungarian weekly tabloid HOT! published an interview with current Business School Part-time MBA student Marta Hollo. Hollo used to be presenter, reporter and editor of Fokusz and Fokusz Plusz, two of the most popular television shows on Hungarian commercial television channel RTL Klub.
March 25, 2014
CEU’s Department of Legal Studies has a tradition of awarding grants to the highest achieving students to visit prestigious law schools and research centers in Europe and North America for research. For the first time, these opportunities were made possible by the generous donations of alumni. As a result, Volodymyr Rog of the International Business Law (IBL) master’s program spent five weeks at Cornell Law School in January and February.
October 22, 2013
Laszlo Jakab, a student in CEU’s Roma Access Programs, spoke of his path from the poorest part of the small town of Kistelek, Hungary, to a college degree and enrollment in RAP in an interview published in the Oct. 6 edition of Nok Lapja, Hungary’s biggest-selling weekly magazine, with a circulation of 217,000.
September 24, 2013
Agoston Berecz, a second-year doctoral student in the Department of History, recently published his first book, “The Politics of Early Language Teaching: Hungarian in the Primary Schools of the Late Dual Monarchy.” It’s the first volume of Pasts, Inc. Studies and Working Papers, a new publishing initiative of Pasts, Inc. Center for Historical Studies. The series is edited by Constantin Iordachi and Balazs Trencsenyi, associate professors in the department and co-heads of CEU’s Pasts, Inc.
August 13, 2013
Frank G. Karioris, a PhD candidate in gender studies; Emily D. Saras, who graduated this June with an MA in sociology and social anthropology; and Claudia Manta, a PhD student in gender studies, were inspired by CEU’s new interdisciplinary Science Studies Certificate program to launch a new academic journal called Pulse.
July 16, 2013
When Ivonig Corfmat decided to take the Bloomberg Aptitude Test, he wanted to find out how well his financial skills had developed since he began CEU Business School’s full-time MBA program last September. He wasn’t expecting the results: the fifth highest score among test takers in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, placing him in the Bloomberg Hall of Fame for May’s test.
May 21, 2013
CEU Business School students Aswad Harris, William Lloyd, Virginia Mocsai and Sarat Sarngadharan beat teams from prominent business schools to win the divisional championship at the Intercollegiate Business Ethics Case Competition (IBECC) in San Diego this month. The students were enrolled in the “Ethical Leaders in Business” course, taught by Professor Peter Hardi, which inspired and assisted them in terms of content. They put in weeks of work into preparing the case with Hardi’s assistance, and stepped up their preparations with the help of Professors Tibor Voros and Jay Fogelman.
May 7, 2013
Adrienn Kacsor, an M.A. student in the Department of History, and fellow students Adela Hincu and Alexandra Preda, want CEU’s new library to be the best it can be, so they decided to gather input from primary users of the library, the students.