Accept yourself, your sexuality, and your true gender. Keep fighting for your rights and be PROUD. These are statements from people who, during their lives, have paved the way for more gender equality and freedom to express yourself. CBS WIRE has looked through quotes made by these significant figures and has chosen five statements that might inspire you.
11 Aug 2022
After a time out between CBS’ Senior Management and CBS Students, a new constructive dialogue results in a renegotiated plan for Café NEXUS.
06 Jul 2022
Vice Dean of Green Transition at CBS: Not everyone at CBS must work passionately to solve our climate crisis
More students and employees at CBS should make an effort to help the green agenda, but not necessarily everyone at our university has to join in, according to Hanne Harmsen, CBS’ Vice Dean of Green Transition. “I don’t believe in universities with a single agenda,” she says, adding that we also need our politicians to acknowledge the importance of social sciences when solving our climate crisis.
04 Jul 2022
Many people believe that crypto currencies are simply hot air and therefore worthless. But CBS professor Jan Damsgaard believes that the value of a crypto currency lies in the blockchain technology behind it and the possibilities it holds.
29 Jun 2022
Right now, CBS is helping three Ukrainian students who are entering CBS’ International Summer University Programme. “We are working together with Kharkiv National University in Ukraine and have offered them a free spot on relevant courses at CBS during the summer,” explains Wilbert van der Meer, Head of the International Office at CBS. Learn more about the initiative in this article and find out how you can help Ukrainian students.
29 Jun 2022
CBS professor on how small enterprises and researchers should work together: “It’s kind of like dating”
How do we prevent researchers and small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) from overlooking each other when hoping to collaborate? Start by accepting different work paces and respecting each other’s differences, advises CBS Professor Luigi Butera. “It’s kind of like dating,” he said at a recent workshop designed to bring SMEs and CBS researchers closer together.
29 Jun 2022
About half of all students in Denmark have used at least one illegally shared textbook while studying. The majority are obtained from friends or study groups, and many students find this practice acceptable. But when books are illegally shared, writers are not paid, which over the years will mean that fewer textbooks will be written in Danish and about Danish subjects.
22 Jun 2022
Humour is essential everywhere – in all walks of life. But how does humour work? And is it always helpful? Humour researcher and professor emeritus at CBS Lita Lundquist and British-born, Danish-based Helen Dyrbye, translator and principal author of The Xenophobe’s Guide to the Danes, have co-authored a new book called Danish Humour – Sink or Swim and have some advice on how humour can backfire across cultures.
21 Jun 2022
Laurenz Aisenpreis is a CBS student who, in his spare time, helps refugees in Greater Copenhagen to get bikes so that they can leave the house to buy groceries, go to work etc. “We don’t have enough bikes for all the requests, so we need as many as we can get,” Laurenz says, encouraging everyone to donate their old bikes to a good cause.
21 Jun 2022
The Danish democracy festival Folkemødet attracts crowds of people every year. Several professors from CBS have been asked to participate and share their knowledge. One of them is Associate Professor Birthe Larsen from the Department of Economics. She is especially looking forward to talking about inflation and inequality.
17 Jun 2022
"Studying at an institute of higher education is not on the cards for everyone. I trained as a social and healthcare worker when I was 19 years old and now I have a master's degree in Human Resource Management. That meant I had a different background to many others on my programme, but that only creates positive input if you dare to use your experience and are proud of not taking the traditional route," says Lea Riis Jensen. She is a former CBS student and for years she thought she was never going to complete an education at a university. In this article she writes about her doubts about ever finishing the education of her dreams.
15 Jun 2022
Hafaz Shah is an HD student at CBS who is constantly improving his resume to attract potential employers. Yet he is repeatedly rejected at job interviews. He knows the reason: his wheelchair. Hafaz has cerebral palsy and therefore can’t walk, which, according to him, is often a showstopper for any hiring panel. “When people see me, they assume I won’t be able to work,” he says.
14 Jun 2022
We need to end the burning of perfectly good clothes and inspire people to be fashionable in more sustainable ways. This is the joint mission of CBS Fashion Society and the activistic designer brand OUR SHIFT.
08 Jun 2022