The New York State Education Department registered the new Advanced Certificate program in Inequality Analysis to be offered jointly by Bard College and Central European University New York, taught by professors from the two universities.
CEU alumnus David Khan (LEGS '05) has been appointed leader of the Alberta Liberal Party in Canada. Prior to running for leader of the party, Khan served as the party's executive vice-president. He was elected leader on June 4, 2017.
He holds a BSc from the University of British Columbia, a Juris Doctor degree in Law from the University of Toronto. He studied international and European human rights and constitutional law at CEU, and French at l'Université du Québec à Chicoutimi. He works as a lawyer in Calgary, practising indigenous law.
The Human RightS Initiative (HRSI) at CEU offers a one–day intensive workshop on the Basics of Project Management at CEU on Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 9 AM – 5 PM.
This workshop aims to provide participants with practical skills needed to work in the non-profit sector. The workshop is recommended to participants with no or relatively little experience in project management.
Goals of the training
To equip course participants with tools and knowledge which enable them to lead the implementation of any project in their own organization.
Within CEU’s Open Learning Initiative Blinken OSA hosts a higher education program geared towards refugees and asylum seekers in Hungary.
The CEU Residence Center hosted a Blood Drive on September 22. From the 38 people registering, 21 were able to donate blood. Among the donors were CEU students, Residence Center staff, and locals also attended the drive. Four students and one staff volunteered to promote the drive in the neighborhood. The students enjoyed connecting with the local community this way.
The revised Academic Staff Handbook approved by the CEU Senate has entered into force effective October 2, 2017.
The Handbook can be accessed online in the CEU Document Repository at https://documents.ceu.edu. Log in with Microsoft ID and password to be able to view the document.
Academic Staff Handbook /summary of modifications/
Climate of doubt: A re-evaluation of Büntgen and Di Cosmo’s environmental hypothesis for the Mongol withdrawal from Hungary, 1242 CE, an article co-written by scholars from various Hungarian institutions, CEU faculty and doctoral students, has been published in Scientific Reports in response to a scholarly hypothesis developed by two leading scholars from Switzerland and Princeton University.