October 19, 2015
“CEU was always my top choice,” says Agim Selami (MAPP ‘12) looking back at his decision to study public policy at CEU. His motivation to go to graduate school was the recognition that he needed to upgrade his knowledge and skills on public policy analysis. He chose CEU mainly because it "offered a high-ranking MA program on public policy at the global level, and because it was something of a hub for think tanks, policy analysts, and researchers.”
October 13, 2015
The Demjan Group, owned by one of Hungary’s most prominent businessman Sandor Demjan, has donated € 1 million to establish a migration fund to support improving conditions for refugee children currently in Hungary or on the borders of the country. The fund will be used to buy food, clothing, finance domestic travel, healthcare and to produce information materials and assist civilians and authorities who are working to resolve the situation. CEU Business School alumna Borbala Czako (IMC'90) has been appointed to chair the fund.
October 6, 2015
Hungarian weekly HVG interviewed Marion Smith (IRES'09), executive director of the Victims of Communism (VOC) Memorial Foundation, a U.S.-based non-profit educational organization. The interview explores the similarities between VOC and the Hungarian House of Terror Museum, the Hungarian government’s support towards the establishment of the foundation, and Smith’s views regarding current Hungarian politics.
October 1, 2015
Artist Selma Selman was a wild child and thinks she probably would've been voted “least likely to graduate from high school,” but her teachers pushed her to succeed. In 2014, she received the Zvono Award for Best Young Artist in Bosnia Herzegovina and she is now studying for her master's at Syracuse University in New York.