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SBE’s Peter Bollen: “I have an emotional connections with many clips”

SBE’s Peter Bollen: “I have an emotional connections with many clips”

Collecting music had long been a hobby of Peter Bollen’s, but it turned into a true labour of love when he starting hunting down and restoring music clips from TopPop. Over the years the television broadcasters turned out to have wiped countless clips, a disproportionate number of them featuring Dutch artists. “Cleaning up clips and restoring them to their full glory gives me a real kick.”

Video: Paul Grauwe receives honorary doctorate, delivers lecture at 40th Dies Natalis

Video: Paul Grauwe receives honorary doctorate, delivers lecture at 40th Dies Natalis

On Monday, 11 January 2016, Maastricht University (UM) celebrated the 40th Dies Natalis in the St. Janskerk, under the theme ‘40 years young; the past, the future’. During the Dies celebrations we looked back on the university’s forty-year history and its many accomplishments over the years. As part of the celebration, Professor Paul Grauwe received his honorary doctorate

Crisis management: Petra Dassen-Housen, mayor of Beesel, talks about responding to a hostage situation

Crisis management: Petra Dassen-Housen, mayor of Beesel, talks about responding to a hostage situation

In this video interview, Petra Dassen-Housen, the mayor of Beesel, a small town in the Dutch province of Limburg, shares her experience with crisis management following a hostage-taking situation that ended with the death of the hostage-taker and his three-year-old daughter. She recently gave a lecture on the subject to third-year bachelor’s students participating in the course Crisis Management in Organizations (EBC2100) at the Maastricht University School of Business and Economics (SBE).

Prof. dr. Hein Schreuder on corporate transformation and business school collaboration

Prof. dr. Hein Schreuder on corporate transformation and business school collaboration

More than thirty years ago, in 1984, Prof. dr. Hein Schreuder was one of three professors to help establish the Faculty of Economics of the newly founded Maastricht University , now the School of Business and Economics (SBE). He left the university in 1991 to join DSM, where he served as Executive Vice-President Corporate Strategy & Acquisitions at DSM until 2012. Prof Schreuder returns to Maastricht on 24 April to deliver a keynote speech at Shaping the Future, a 30 Years of SBE celebratory event. His keynote will be based on a book recently coauthored called “From Coal to Biotech, The Transformation of DSM with Business School Support.” He spoke to us about his book and the experiences on which it is based.