January 20, 2016
The refugee crisis was amplified by a failure of western intervention policies, the loss of control of European borders, and insufficient support for refugee camps, according to Professor Michael Ignatieff of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, who spoke Jan. 12 and 14 at CEU.
December 2, 2015
http://444.hu/2015/12/02/terroristak-es-a-menekult-front - Hungarian news portal 444.hu published the Op-Ed CEU President and Rector John Shattuck wrote entitled “Terrorists and the Refugee Battleground” for Project Syndicate. For the original article, see https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/europe-us-should-welcome-refugees-by-john-shattuck-2015-12 Further coverage:
December 1, 2015
CEU President and Rector John Shattuck wrote this op-ed focusing on the history of refugees and making a clear distinction between those seeking asylum due to war and persecution and terrorists. http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/europe-us-should-welcome-refugees-by-john-shattuck-2015-12
October 20, 2015
Central European University (CEU) is offering a number of full scholarship packages for Syrian citizens at the master's and doctoral level for Academic Year 2016/2017. Applications are welcome for all academic areas for the full length of the program. Scholarships are awarded based on academic merit.
October 5, 2015
Translation of the interview CEU President and Rector John Shattuck gave to Hungarian daily Nepszabadsag, published on October 5, 2015 A Feeling of Isolation and Exclusion is Noticeable
September 22, 2015
CEU’s Opening Ceremony, held September 21, celebrated the start of the 2015-2016 academic year and also launched the University’s 25th Anniversary. The incoming class, more than 600 students from a record 107 countries, received a special welcome from President and Rector John Shattuck.
September 10, 2015
September 8, 2015
http://444.hu/2015/09/08/megnyitja-kapuit-a-menekultek-elott-a-ceu/ - Hungarian news portal 444.hu reports: President and Rector of Central European University (CEU) John Shattuck announced that the institution is helping those in need in the current refugee crisis in Budapest in his letter to the university community.