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Results: 1 - 20 of 292
Results: 1 - 20 of 292
  • The Emotional Turn in Contemporary Public and Academic Debates
    3 Mar 2021
    Since October 2019 and throughout 2020-2021, Amsterdam University College serves as a venue for a series of academic and public events focused on an amazing and highly sensitive dimension of human existence: the ...
  • Martin van Hees
    Martin van Hees appointed dean of Amsterdam University College
    2 Feb 2021
    Martin van Hees is professor at the Department of Philosophy at the Faculty of Humanities at VU Amsterdam. The appointment is for a term of 5 years, effective 1 March 2021.
  • AUC course "Peace Lab" goes digital for first edition focusing on Rwanda
    15 Jan 2021
    The AUC course Peace Lab is hosting its first edition focusing on Rwanda in January 2021. A counterpart to the June edition which focuses on Kosovo, students would normally travel to Rwanda to carry out fieldwork and ...
  • Dr. Forrest Bradbury
    Dr. Forrest Bradbury concludes Comenius Teaching Fellowship, results in ‘Maker Lab’
    12 Jan 2021
    AUC tutor and lecturer Dr. Forrest Bradbury has recently completed his Comenius Teaching Fellowship for the project “Flipping the physical science lab course and making critical researchers.” Working with Freek Pols ...
  • Murray Pratt
    Prof. Dr. Murray Pratt to leave AUC in January 2021
    17 Nov 2020
    After five enthusiastic years at Amsterdam University College, Prof. Dr. Murray Pratt announced on 16 November that he will be moving on from the role of Dean of AUC on 31 January 2021.
  • AUC Class of 2020 graduates in first-ever online ceremony
    17 Jul 2020
    The Graduation Ceremony for the AUC Class of 2020 was celebrated on Monday 6 July in a live broadcast via YouTube. AUC's first-ever online graduation ceremony, the names of more than 285 third-year students were read ...
  • Impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19) at Amsterdam University College
    16 Jul 2020
    In the face of the coronavirus outbreak, Amsterdam University College continues to provide students with the best possible (digital) learning environment to ensure that current students can continue their education.
  • Dora Achourioti awarded UvA Grassroots subsidy
    11 Jun 2020
    AUC lecturer Dora Achourioti has been awarded a UvA Grassroots subsidy for her project "Digital testing as part of the students' learning process."
  • Big Questions in Time course creates digital exhibition for final projects
    11 May 2020
    One of the new Big Questions courses offered at AUC beginning this spring is called Big Questions in Time. In this course, students are asked to examine the central question “what is time” from a variety of different ...
  • AUC students lend a helping hand in times of the Coronavirus
    31 Mar 2020
    As the world continues to deal with the implications of the coronavirus and need to prevent its further spread, a group of motivated AUC students have stepped up to offer assistance to those in need around the ...
  • Making sense of mass violence
    'Making sense of mass violence' with Professor Abram De Swaan
    13 Mar 2020
    In following the policy of the University of Amsterdam (UvA), this series of events have been postponed until further notice due to recent measures being implemented to prevent the further spreading of the new ...
  • AUC students give sessions on physics in Oxford-London International Seminar
    21 Feb 2020
    From 2 to 4 January, six AUC students participated in the 22nd edition of the International Interdisciplinary Seminar that took place at the University of Oxford and in the Netherhall House in London.
  • AUC students visit Rijksmuseum's Study Room for photo viewings
    7 Feb 2020
    On 25 November 2019, Rijksmuseum curator Hans Rooseboom generously shared a selection of photographs from the museum’s collection with students taking the AUC course "The Photograph as Social Political Document" ...
  • American Presidency Paul Verhagen
    AUC alumnus Paul Verhagen publishes book on American presidency
    27 Jan 2020
    AUC alumnus Paul Verhagen (Class of 2015) has recently co-authored a book titled 'Het Amerikaanse presidentschap: Het machtigste ambt ter wereld' (The American presidency: the most powerful office in the world). ...
  • Nina Tellegen joins AUC Scholarship Fund board
    21 Jan 2020
    Nina Tellegen has joined the board of the AUC Scholarship Fund (ASF) as its newest member on 1 December 2019. Since March 2016 Ms.Tellegen has served as the director of the Amsterdam Economic Board.
  • AUC lecturer Dr. Bart Verheggen publishes book on climate change
    21 Jan 2020
    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 ...
  • AUC alumni receive awards in 2019
    AUC alumni receive prizes for societal contributions: AUV Alumni Award and UvA'er of the Year
    8 Jan 2020
    In late 2019, AUC alumna Lisa van Holsteijn was announced as the winner of the AUV Alumni Award and Erik van Halewijn was named Folia’s UvA’er of the Year. Both Erik and Lisa were awarded the prizes for their efforts ...
  • LCOY
    Local Conference of Youth the Netherlands 2019 takes place at AUC
    6 Dec 2019
    From 16 - 17 November 2019, the second Dutch Local Conference of Youth (LCOY) took place in the AUC building. Organised jointly by a group of motivated AUC students and students from other universities in the ...
  • UvA'er van het Jaar: Erik van Halewijn & Sennay Ghebreab
    Members of AUC community nominated for 'UvA'er of the Year'
    22 Nov 2019
    On Wednesday 20 November 2019, AUC’s Head of Studies of the Social Sciences Dr. Sennay Ghebreab and AUC alumnus Erik van Halewijn (Class of 2018) were both named nominees for Folia’s UvA'er of the Year award.
  • Right2Education Aurora Diversity Award
    Right2Education named second runner-up for Aurora Diversity and Equality Award
    12 Nov 2019
    On Monday, 28 October, AUC student initiative Right2Education was announced as the second runner-up of Aurora Universities Network’s Diversity and Equality Award. The prize ceremony was held in the Stedelijk Museum ...