The Centre for Media Pluralism and Freedom (CMPF) at the European University Institute in Florence published a policy report entitled "Monitoring Media Pluralism in Europe - Testing and Implementation of the Media Pluralism Monitor 2014" in January. The CMDS team was led by Center researcher Amy Brouillette, together with media and legal experts Peter Bajomi Lazar, Judith Bayer and Borbala Toth.
At the end of the first application cycle, the Student Recruitment Office reports a significant rise in the number of applications to CEU’s master’s and doctoral programs. The number of applications and the number of applicants have risen by nearly 30% compared to the final figures from last year.
CEU Business School and the Department of Economics, in cooperation with IBM, is launching a new Master of Science program in Business Analytics. In development for over two years, the state-of-the-art one-year program will commence in September 2015.
The cross-disciplinary MS in Business Analytics aims to develop the skills and competencies needed for creating value in a business setting from data analysis.
The New York State Education Department (NYSED) has approved the proposed changes of degree names at the Department of History, Department of Medieval Studies, and Department of Mathematics and its Applications.
CEU's School of Public Policy (SPP) announced the appointment of Yasmin Sooka as the inaugural George Soros Visiting Chair for the fall 2015 term.
CEU’s campus redevelopment project, now underway on Nador utca in downtown Budapest, provides fertile ground for the study of historic buildings and the challenge of renovating them for modern use in an urban environment. Students in CEU’s Cultural Heritage Studies Program donned hard hats and reflective vests for a tour of the Nador utca 13 and 15 buildings to explore the history and plans.