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Results: 1 - 20 of 32
Results: 1 - 20 of 32
  • 24 Feb 2020
    AUC lecturer Bart Verheggen publishes new book on climate change

    AUC lecturer and tutor Dr. Bart Verheggen has been an active participant in the public debate about climate change for over a decade. His first book on the topic, written in Dutch and published by Prometheus, is ...

  • 21 Oct 2019
    AUC featured in Ad Valvas for 10-year anniversary

    The independent journalistic platform of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Ad Valvas, recently published an extended story on Amsterdam University College in honour of AUC's 10-year anniversary. The story is divided ...

  • 14 Jun 2019
    Dr. Bart Verheggen in Nieuwsuur discussing extreme weather and climate change

    AUC lecturer and tutor Dr. Bart Verheggen was recently interviewed for a news segment by Dutch media outlet Nieuwsuur to discuss the link between observed extreme weather and climate change. Taking place partially in ...

  • 25 Nov 2017
    AUC community projects with Zeeburgia mentioned in Het Parool column

    AUC students participating in community projects at Zeeburgia football club have been mentioned in Dutch newspaper Het Parool for their exemplary work! Published on 25 November 2017, the column by Prof. Dr. Geert ten ...

  • 4 Jul 2017
    Students visit Cyprus to study effects of culture capital role

    A group of 15 AUC students, led by Prof. Dr. Murray Pratt (Dean of AUC) and Dr. Pedram Dibazar (AUC lecturer and tutor), visited Cyprus for 10 days in June 2017 for the first edition of the course “Culture Lab”.

  • 29 Oct 2016
    Geert ten Dam discusses exemplary AUC community project in Het Parool

    In her recent weekly column for Amsterdam newspaper Het Parool, Prof. Dr. Geert ten Dam, President of the UvA Executive Board, discusses how AUC students are bridging the gap between two different worlds through ...

  • 12 Apr 2016
    Mindshakes features Dr. Sennay Ghebreab

    AUC Head of Studies Social Sciences was recently featured in the Mindshakes online series called "In My Humble Opinion". In a short film clip, Dr. Ghebreab discusses the fascinating links between preconceptions, ...

  • 20 Mar 2016
    Interview with AUC Dean Murray Pratt in Folia

    AUC Dean Prof. Dr. Murray Pratt was recently interviewed by Max Rozenburg for student-oriented weekly Folia. In the interview, Pratt discusses his transition into life at AUC, his views on higher education and some ...

  • 25 Feb 2016
    Project Omakase: AUC student serves sushi from dorm room

    AUC student Kitsanin Thanyakulsajja was recently featured in an article in Dutch media outlet RTL Nieuws and in a video by student-oriented weekly Folia. Thanyakulsajja, a first year student, is originally from ...

  • 25 Feb 2016
    AUC Refugee Certificate Ceremony in the NRC Handelsblad

    A short news item in the NRC Handelsblad (original: "Diploma na vlucht uit Syrië") about the Refugee Certificate Ceremony that took place at AUC on Wednesday, 24 February 2016 to acknowledge the participation of 33 ...

  • 24 Feb 2016
    AUC student interviewed by Advalvas for work on food sharing app

    AUC Student Axel Meta was recently interviewed by Advalvas about his work on Sharood, a food sharing app he co-founded, and the importance of community engagement in the digital age.

  • 23 Nov 2015
    Dr. Sennay Ghebreab interviewed by Volkskrant on Eritrean community

    Amid many discussions about immigration and integration policy, Dutch newspaper the Volkskrant interviewed AUC Head of Studies for Social Sciences, Dr. Sennay Ghebreab, regarding his experience of migrating to the ...

  • 13 Apr 2015
    AUC student's reflections on Dutch student life in the Guardian

    English AUC student writes in the Guardian about the positive attributes of studying in the Netherlands.

  • 26 Jun 2014
    Sacha Hilhorst gains inspiration at McDonald’s Diemen Sniep

    AUC student, Sacha Hilhorst won first prize at the writing competition Write Now! with her short story on "Flesh and Blood". Read the full interview in Dutch:

  • 8 Apr 2014
    Combining a demanding academic programme with top sport

    AUC student Dirk-Jan van Egmond combines his study Liberal Arts & Sciences at AUC with high-level fencing. He became champion during the Dutch Championships of 2013 and won the international tournament Sista in USC ...

  • 8 Apr 2014
    AUC students attract special speakers to TEDxAUCollege Conference

    In March, AUC students organised a TEDx conference "Sketches of a New World" at AUC. Dutch newspaper 'Spits' spoke to students behind TEDxAUCollege and Dean Marijk van der Wende about the conference and the ...

  • 21 Jan 2014
    AUC students in the Dutch Financial Times

    "University College students aim for summa cum laude". Two AUC students and one graduate student were interviewed by the Dutch Financial Times about their experiences at AUC and about why they have chosen to study at ...

  • 20 Jan 2014
    AUC students in Elsevier magazine

    "The Dutch university colleges have the future". The weekly magazine Elsevier recently published a 12 page article on the University Colleges in the Netherlands. Two AUC students were interviewed and featured in the ...

  • 30 Sep 2013
    Where has the heat gone? AUC lecturer interviewed on global warming

    The Dutch newspaper “Trouw” recently interviewed Bart Verheggen, teacher of the AUC courses “System Earth”, “Biogeochemical Cycles” and “Energy, Climate and Sustainability” on the short-term changes in the trend in ...

  • 13 Feb 2013
    AUC featured: Liberal Arts Go Dutch

    The traditionally American liberal arts model continues to gain popularity around the globe, but perhaps nowhere has it become so well-established so quickly as in the Netherlands. After Utrecht University founded ...