November 29, 2011
Pathways to 2020 Able to Deliver the Additional 6 to 11 Gigatonne Cuts Needed to Get World onto Safe Track Budapest, 29 November 2011—Cutting emissions by 2020 to a level that could keep 21st century global temperature rise under 2 degrees C is technologically and economically feasible, says a comprehensive new study released in London and Nairobi on 23 November by the UN Environment Program (UNEP).
November 4, 2011
See full transcript of event remarks here https://www.ceu.hu/soros-transcript-nov3-2011 See full video coverage of event here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1lI3mdtSeRA
October 20, 2011
Budapest, Oct. 20, 2011—On Oct. 26, Prince Hassan of Jordan will share his views on the Arab Spring at a public lecture at Central European University. His Royal Highness Prince El Hassan bin Talal of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan will speak within the framework of the university’s Rector’s Lecture Series Special Event. CEU President and Rector John Shattuck will give introductory remarks; Nadia Al-Bagdadi, Head, Department of History, CEU, will act as the moderator of the event.
September 15, 2011
Budapest, 15 September 2011—CEU begins its twenty-first academic year with an intake of 622 new students from nearly 80 countries who join the doctoral, second-year Master’s, and undergraduate students already at the university. With this new cadre, CEU enrolls more than 1,600 students from nearly a hundred countries. The CEU community also includes some 10,000 alumni worldwide.
July 18, 2011
Budapest, July 18, 2011—Central European University (CEU) named Krisztina Kos director of CEU Press, effective July 1. Promoted from her position as editor, Kos brings expertise gained over 10 years in publishing, deep knowledge of CEU, and a vision for developing the Press.
June 9, 2011
Budapest, 9 June 2011—In the fall of 1991, students from Central and Eastern Europe began their studies in a handful of degree and certificate programs being offered in Prague by Central European University. That following spring, 100 students celebrated the completion of their CEU studies in Economics, History, and Sociology at the University's first commencement ceremony. This year, almost 600 students from 76 countries will receive their degrees¾Master’s or Doctoral—at this year’s graduation ceremony, the University’s 20th.
June 9, 2011
Budapest, 9 June 2011—Central European University (CEU) has named Wolfgang H. Reinicke Dean of the new CEU School of Public Policy and International Affairs in Budapest, effective September 1, 2011. Reinicke is currently co-founder and Director of the Global Public Policy Institute in Berlin, Nonresident Senior Fellow at The Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C., and Managing Director of Galaxar S.A. in Geneva.
June 9, 2011
Budapest, 9 June 2011—Economists from Central European University (CEU) and the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA) have shown that the achievement gap between Roma and non-Roma students is substantial both in both reading skills and mathematic reasoning, however, these differences are explained by social disadvantages; ethnicity plays no additional role.
May 27, 2011
Budapest, 27 May 2011—An international team of researchers (E. Teglas, Central European University; E. Vul, University of California, San Diego; V. Girotto, University IUAV of Venice, Venice, Italy; M. Gonzalez, CNRS, Marseille, France; J.B. Tenenbaum, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA; L.L.
May 4, 2011
4 May, 2011, Budapest—Organized jointly by the Department of Public Policy at CEU, the Global Public Policy Institute, the Brookings Institution, and supported by the European Commission, the Norwegian Embassy in Budapest and Drager Foundation, TEGD will bring together professionals from all sectors (governments, NGOs, business, media, think tanks, universities) in order to promote constructive debate on energy security issues in natural gas.