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Faculty and Students unite for a good Cause

A community team of Vesalius students and faculty participated in the “Race for the Cure” in Antwerp, supporting the efforts of Think Pink for breast cancer awareness and education. Although Sunday morning is a bit early for most, the team members either ran 6km or walked 3km, along with more than 3100 other participants.  Our […]

Franz Bingen Honours Essay Prize

Vesalius College is pleased to announce the Franz Bingen Honours Essay Prize, effective Fall 2011. The prize is given to one student, each semester, with the best Honours Essay (at least A-) and is for €250. The winner will be decided by a jury composed of Dean, Associate Dean and Heads of Department.  

Andrée Bingen Senior Scholarship

Vesalius College is pleased to announce the Andrée Bingen Senior Scholarship, effective Fall 2011. The scholarship is given to one student, each semester, and is for €900. To be eligible, you must be a 3rd year student with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.8. For more information, please contact Ms. Louise Bond at lbond@vub.ac.be […]

Prof. Dr. Koops invited to speak at three Peacekeeping Expert Workshops

On 7th July, Prof. Dr. Koops spoke on ‘New Horizons, Persisting Peacekeeping Problems: Lessons Learned from the UN Standby Arrangement System and the Standby High Readiness Brigade for UN Operations (SHIRBRIG)’, at the Expert Workshop, ‘New Horizons and Old Problems for UN Peacekeeping’, organized for Members of the German Parliament and policy experts by the Friedrich Ebert […]

Prof Dr Joachim Koops briefed EESC on the EU’s role in Peacebuilding

On Monday, 25 July 2011, Prof. Dr. Joachim Koops was invited by the EU’s European Economic and Social Committee  to provide expert advice for their study and opinion on “The Role of the European Union in peace building in external relations: Best practice and perspectives”. In the 1 1/2 hour meeting, Prof. Dr. Koops briefed […]

Prof Dr William L. Chew III presented “The Easel and the Eagle: Rembrandt Peale Views Napoleonic France

On July 6, 2011, Prof Dr William L. Chew III presented “The Easel and the Eagle: Rembrandt Peale Views Napoleonic France,” at the academic congress “Napoleonic Europe at Its Peak,” the Ninth International Napoleonic Conference of the International Napoleonic Society. The conference was held in Den Helder, The Netherlands and co-sponsored by the Dutch Royal […]

VeCo Professor on Differences between Legal Systems for TV News

The national French-speaking commercial TV-channel RTL called upon lawyer and VeCo professor Bruno De Vuyst to explain the differences between the Belgian and US legal systems with regards to criminal investigations, following the arrest of IMF chairman Dominique Strauss-Kahn. The video (in French) is available here.  

New Publication by History Professor Chew

Prof Dr William L. Chew III recently published “Yankee Observers, Napoleon, and American Exceptionalism,” in Napoleonica La Revue, Nr. 10, 2011/1: 23-48.

VeCo Professor Chairman of International Intellectual Property Committee

Bruno de Vuyst, Professor in the Vesalius College Business and International Affairs programmes, has been appointed as chairman of the Belgian commission on intellectual property  of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). ICC is the voice of world business championing the global economy as a force for economic growth, job creation and prosperity. More information […]

Marketing Class completes Google Challenge

Dr. Alea Fairchild, Business Chair and Professor of Marketing, awards the internal Vesalius College winners of the Google Online Marketing Challenge 2011 This is the third year Vesalius College has worked with Google to teach effective online marketing.  This competition serves as a vehicle for gathering real world data and discussing online advertising’s role in […]