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 […]

Professor Chew presented Paper at Florida State University

On 4 March, Prof Dr William L. Chew III presented a paper entitled “Yankee Observers, Napoleon and American Exceptionalism” at the annual conference of the Consortium on Revolutionary Europe, 1750-1850, hosted by Florida State U in Tallahassee, Florida. He was subsequenty inducted into the “Masséna Society” for Napoleonic Scholarship, named after one of Napoleon’s most […]

Lawrence Watson Lecture on sustainable alternative Development

VeCommunity is a student group which aims to make other students aware of strategies to help people affected by natural disasters or unfair treatment. Their most eye-catching activity in Spring 2011 so far was a guest lecture by Lawrence Watson, consultant to the Asia Fair Trade Forum, on “Making alternative development sustainable”. His areas of […]

BBC Libya Correspondent is VeCo Communications Alumna

At the start of the unrest in Libya, only very few journalists were present in the country. One of the news channels to have a resident correspondent was the BBC. Since 2004, their resident Tripoli correspondent, responsible for covering the news from Libya, Tunesia and Algeria, is Rana Jawad, a VeCo Communications Studies alumna from […]

VeCo / IES Spring Lecture Series 2011: The EU as a Diplomatic Actor

Vesalius College and the Institute for European Studies (IES) launches this spring a high-level lecture series that brings together senior EU Diplomats and Top European scholars in order to examine the performance of the European Union in International Diplomacy. The Lecture series runs from 15th February to end of May, every tuesday from 6pm to […]

Professor Koops publishes new Book on EU Foreign Policy

Joachim Koops has authored a major study on the European Union as an International Actor and its cooperation with NATO and the United Nations in the area of peacekeeping and crisis management. His new book “The European Union as an Integrative Power? Assessing the EU’s Effective Multilateralism towards NATO and the United Nations” examines the […]

Flemish VTM Interviews American VeCo Students on State of the Union

Sometimes, studying in a foreign country offers unexpected opportunities. For the news coverage of President Obama’s State of the Union on January 25 2011, the biggest commercial TV-station in Belgium, Flemish VTM, asked 5 American Vesalius College students to watch the speech live in their news studio and share their impressions of the speech with […]