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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).

Results of “Women in Academia” project presented: How to achieve gender equity in universities (video)

Results of “Women in Academia” project presented: How to achieve gender equity in universities (video)

The higher up the career ladder you look, the fewer women you see in universities in the Netherlands. Nine percent of Maastricht University professors are women – but this can and must be improved, according to Dr. Lisa Brüggen of SBE.
Brüggen, who created the Elinor Ostrom Fund in 2014 to provide a long-term source of funding for women at Maastricht University, was the project leader of the “Women in Academia” Service Science project initiated by the faculty board of SBE.