More than 600 Central European University students from nearly 80 countries, including the CEU Business School, received their degrees at the 2015 commencement ceremony, the University’s 24th. They join a body of over 12,000 CEU alumni who are distinguishing themselves as the next generation of leaders and scholars around the world.
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Students, alumni, staff, faculty, friends, relatives got together to party one last time in the Academic Year 2014/2015 at Duna Palota. A big thank you to all the 514 people who came and made the evening unforgettable. Check out the photos:
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Title/Position: Full Professor, Head of the Department of Mathematics and its Applications
Number of years at CEU: 3
Home city/town & country: Budapest, Hungary
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By bringing key documents together in one single volume,this book offers penetrating new insights into Soviet policies in Romania, Hungary and Austria that contributed to the origins of the Cold War. The book was edited by Csaba Békés, founding director of the Cold War History Research Center, Budapest, and senior research fellow at the 1956 Institute, Budapest, László Borhi, senior research fellow, Hungarian Academy of Sciences and visiting professor at the Institute for European Studies, Indiana University, Peter Ruggenthaler, senior research fellow at the
Exceptional master's and doctoral students were recognized in June for their academic achievements with awards presented on June 18. Scroll down for the slide show of photos of the ceremony.
Maria Kronfeldner, associate professor in the Department of Philosophy, has won a CEU Humanities Initiative grant for her project, entitled Establishing Topics in the Philosophy of the Humanities and Social Sciences (ToPHSS).
CEU's Department of Mathematics and its Applications and the Renyi Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences co-hosted the Laszlo Fejes Toth Centennial Conference June 22-26 with 115 participants from 40 countries. Noted speakers included Abel Prize laureate Endre Szemeredi, Wolf Prize laureate Laszlo Lovasz and Rotschild Prize laureate Gil Kalai.
CEU School of Public Policy students Robert Papp and Yuxin Wang (both MPA ’15) presented their research projects at the 15th Annual Research Postgraduate Conference of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Hong Kong. “It was a great way to meet other researchers in social science and hear about diverse topics across disciplines,” commented Wang.