The First World War was more than a battle between rival alliances – there were dissenters and families divided by conflicting loyalties, according to Adam Hochschild, who tells their stories in "To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918" and spoke about them at CEU Nov. 25.
CEU Business School is launching a new doctoral program in Business Administration. The inaugural class will commence in September 2016.
CEU and CEU Business School promote an environment that facilitates high-quality research, and encourages intellectual risk-taking and a radical rethinking of the foundations. Academic excellence and the research conducted by our distinguished faculty make the University truly outstanding in CEE and also in the academic world.
Philanthropy Awareness Day 2015, hosted by CEU's Alumni Relations and Career Services (ARCS) on November 13, prompted 198 CEU students, 61 staff, 9 alumni, 9 faculty and 3 friends to offer donations, and were rewarded with a piece of cake, also baked by members of the CEU community,and a CEU-branded water bottle, while supplies lasted.
Researchers need not travel to California anymore
Joint memorandum of OSA Archivum and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
A special mobile phone subscription package is available for CEU employees and their family members with T-mobile. Details on the plan can be found here. In order to join this plan, employees need to get a certificate of employment from HRO, and then present the certificate along with an ID or passport at any T-mobile store.
Following a review of alternative systems and consultations with CEU community representatives, the IT Department is ready to replace Novell-based services (e.g. email, file services) with Microsoft Office365. A state-of-the-art system, Microsoft Office365 will be an improvement on the current services provided by Novell and provide for the needs of the CEU community (e.g. real-time sharing of documents, internal messenger system, etc).
The CEU Community came together last week to prepare 531 food packages to refugees crossing through Croatia and Slovenia. Donations included meal tickets, food items, cash and gas cards, reaching a total of 428,800 HUF. Volunteers of the CEU Helps group purchased food items, and prepared the packages. Lilla Jakobs, program manager at the Center for Policy Studies at CEU, delivered the packages personally to a refugee processing center at the CRO/SLO border on Saturday, Nov. 7.
CEU alumna Yuliya Voytenko (ENVSCI PhD ‘07) has been granted SEK 3 million from FORMAS (the Swedish Research Council) for a 3-year research project, entitled Sharing and the City (2016-2018). Voytenko is currently a researcher at the International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE), a MESPOM Consortium partner.
The Academic Cooperation and Research Support Office (ACRO) at CEU is inviting departments to organize Undergraduate Summer Conferences (USC) in August, 2016. These 2 to 5 day long events would give a number of selected undergraduate students the opportunity to spend a few days in Budapest, interact with CEU faculty and graduate students through participation in the conference sessions and other related events (dinners, tours, etc.), and get acquainted with CEU facilities (dormitory, library, etc.).