Elizabeth Garrett, former visiting faculty at CEU’s Department of Legal Studies, has been elected Cornell's 13th president, and the first woman to hold that post. Garrett taught courses in the Comparative Constitutional Law (CCL) program at CEU in academic year 1998-99, 2000-01, 2002-03 and 2004-05. As President of Cornell, she will replace David Skorton July 1, 2015.
By supporting the CEU|next:generation fund, alumni can help provide scholarships to talented, deserving students from around the world. These Alumni Scholarships are awarded to recipients in financial need who demonstrate both a real commitment to community service and the potential to become leaders at CEU and beyond. Since 2001, alumni philanthropy has provided scholarships to 133 students from around the world.
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2014-2015 has named CEU among the world's top 100 universities in the social sciences category for the first time in the University's history. Ranked number 91, just behind the Ivy League's Brown University, CEU is one of only 31 European universities to make the list. CEU is not eligible for placement in the overall university rankings as it does not have undergraduate programs.
CEU mourns the loss of Professor Jacek Kochanowicz, who passed away October 2. Kochanowicz was a visiting professor at CEU for 14 years, holding a parallel professorship at Warsaw University, his alma mater.
The Human RightS Initiative (HRSI) in collaboration with the CEU LGBTIQ Club is organizing this year’s Coming Out Week October 6-10. Taking into account specific politics behind the
concept of “coming out” and the international context of CEU, HRSI aims to celebrate and raise awareness of forms of gender dissent and sexual emancipation either rooted in the culture of global North or global South.
Queering the Japanese Garden - Wednesday, October 8 - Friday, October 10, 12 - 2 p.m., Laptop area
In his new book, Uwe Puetter, professor at the Department of Public Policy (DPP) and director of the Center for European Union Research (CEUR), offers one of the most comprehensive accounts of European Council and Council decision-making by covering two decades of European integration from the late 1990s until the years after the entering into force of the Lisbon Treaty.