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CEU's Klaniczay Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Central European University (CEU) announces that University Professor Gabor Klaniczay, founding faculty of the Department of Medieval Studies, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Founded in 1780, the Academy honors exceptional scholars, leaders, artists, and innovators and engages them in sharing knowledge and addressing challenges facing the world.

International Moves Can Provide Pathway to Rational, Just and Inclusive Migration Policy, Says Bhabha

“It is hard to think of a time when public engagement with migration policy globally has been as evident or as polarized as it is now,” said Harvard Professor Jaqueline Bhabha, as she opened her Rethinking Open Society lecture “Can We Solve the Refugee and Migration Crisis?” at CEU. She believes that, despite the sharp rise in nativism, “moves are afoot that can provide a pathway to a rational, just and inclusive migration policy for all in open and democratic societies.”

CEU Hosts Differential Equations Workshop on Fundamental Questions of Mathematics

April 16, 2018

How do viruses spread or how to model liquidity? Among many other fundamental topics in everyday life or high-level mathematics, this question was in focus at the Workshop on Differential Equations at CEU April 4-6. The workshop grew out of the School in Differential Equations of Professor Gheorghe Morosanu, former head of CEU’s Department of Mathematics and its Applications.

CEU Receives Hungarian Construction Industry's Award For Excellence

April 5, 2018

CEU received the Hungarian Construction Industry’s Award for Excellence on March 27 in a ceremony at the University's Nador 13 and Nador 15 buildings.

"When I first entered these buildings as the new rector of CEU, I said 'wow!' remarked President and Rector Michael Ignatieff at the award ceremony. "And I still say 'wow.'” He also emphasized the difficulties of organizing construction in the middle of the city in a World Heritage Zone, but expressed his hope that CEU made a remarkable contribution to the Budapest cityscape with its new campus.

CEU Alumna Maria Baiocchi Wins Woodrow Wilson Women's Studies Fellowship

April 5, 2018

CEU Alumna Maria Baiocchi was named a 2018 Woodrow Wilson Women’s Studies Fellow. The program supports PhD candidates in the humanities and social sciences whose work addresses women’s and gendered issues in interdisciplinary and original ways who are in their final year of dissertation writing. Baiocchi is one of 10 winners this year who will receive a $5,000 award for expenses such as research-related travel, data work/collection, and supplies connected with completing their dissertations.