June 24, 2015
CEU alumnus Ivan Lesay (POLS ’06) was recently appointed State Secretary of the Ministry of Finance of the Slovak Republic. He replaces Vazila Hudak, who became the country’s economic minister.
June 16, 2015
In his new position Jeff Le (POLS ’07) will help with the daily running of California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.’s Cabinet. Le, who earned an MA in political science at CEU in 2007, was appointed on June 5.
May 12, 2015
Tinatin Khidasheli, who earned a Master of Political Science at CEU in 1996, has been named defense minister of Georgia, the first woman to hold the post. She is also the first of CEU's alumni to become defense minister.
March 23, 2015
CEU alumnus Alan Renwick (POLS ’97 MA, ’98 MPhil) has been named deputy director of the Constitution Unit in the University College of London's Department of Political Science. His tenure will commence in September 2015.
February 10, 2015
CEU alumnus Rob Swainston (POLS 2000) is currently an artist in residence at Bard College. Born and raised in rural Pennsylvania, he studied art and political science at Hampshire College, and subsequently lived and worked in Central Europe, pursuing postgraduate studies in political science at CEU. His solo exhibition, entitled “Carry On” is on display in the Riverside Galleries at Garrison Art Center (New York, U.S.) through Feb. 15. This exhibition marks the culmination of a year of printmaking at Garrison Art Center.
February 7, 2015
http://mandiner.hu/cikk/20150204_kantor_zoltan_nem_fognak_elenyeszni_a_nemzetek - Hungarian news portal mandiner.hu interviewed Zoltan Kantor (POLSCI’96 / NAT’ 99), director of the National Politics Research Center (Nemzetpolitikai Kutatóintézet) about Hungarian national politics. Kantor pointed out that the aim is to stop the decrease and assimilation of Hungarians living outside of Hungary’s boarders. Another item of Hungarian coverage: Klub Radio, 06.02.2015.