Wearing lipstick and high heels all began as self-exploration for CBS graduate Finn Ferjá. But his sequin-clad drag counterpart, Miss Boogie O’Kayla, obviously has greater potential than giving Finn a personal boost of empowerment. Miss Boogie is a role model for the youth of today and makes businesses more diverse and inclusive.
14 Aug 2020
When Jespers Torvekøkken reopens the six CBS canteens on August 24, you’ll see some familiar faces, but a smaller assortment and initially no buffet. However, sustainability and gaining an ‘organic catering’ accreditation are still high priority, explains the Customer Manager.
13 Aug 2020
Coronavirus has serious consequences for exchange trips: “Hopefully, we’ll be back to normal in two or three years”
234 students are studying abroad on exchange trips this semester. The figure last autumn was 1,088. Martin Jes Iversen, Vice Dean of International Education, reflects on what he calls the “unfortunate and terrible” consequences of coronavirus for exchange trips. However, there is light in the dark for students hoping to go on exchange.
12 Aug 2020
Despite the widespread financial consequences of the COVID-19 crisis, CBS student Emma Due Bitz and her two partners from Female Invest have been included on the coveted Forbes’ ‘30 under 30’ 2020 list and have managed to expand their subscriber base by 710 percent. And just as the pandemic exploded, they all went fulltime while also studying.
11 Aug 2020
CBS Library’s makeover has lasted for a couple of years, but has now reached its final stage, which includes a compact self-service canteen and color-coordinated reading booths with smart light dimmers. Recreational books are also finding their ways onto the shelves.
10 Aug 2020
Based on expectations from policy makers at the Ministry of Higher Education and Science, CBS has found 100 additional places for new students in its 2020 intake. 50 of those have been created at the BSc in Business Administration and Digital Management, which is welcoming 175 new students.
07 Aug 2020
Just before the summer vacation, Jannick Friis Christensen defended his 380-page PhD thesis on diversity management in front of 70 attendants, opponents and jury members. It all proceeded as normal, however, due to the risk of infection, he was forced to carry out his defense in an alternative manner: online.
06 Aug 2020
When Vera Rocha’s research showed that female start-up employees are more likely to become entrepreneurs if they have female bosses, that conclusion was “too important” to be reserved solely for academic journals. So now it has become a two-minute animation movie. She hopes CBS will support researchers in turning more of their results into short, practical movies.
05 Aug 2020
In response to the Covid-19 crisis, Alouette, AMASS, Lola and Ved Stranden 10 are partnering up with CBS to explore new models for learning and new forms of collaboration, as well as making teaching cases for students. The resulting ‘steppingstone’ could help transform the old industry to withstand times of change and other crises.
01 Jul 2020
Micro-courses, round-table discussions and an online accelerator are among the plans CBS and the Copenhagen School of Entrepreneurship are launching to help “reactivate business activity” in a post-Covid-19 society.
01 Jul 2020
For four weeks, Professor Kim Normann Andersen and his colleagues have been testing whether robots can be used as teachers’ doppelgangers in schools. Three Danish schools have been involved in the project, and now the results are coming in.
30 Jun 2020
The effects of coronavirus may turn out to be environmentally and financially advantageous, as we will probably fly less and not need to expand our campus with new buildings to the same extent, claims CBS’ Green Program Leader. However, the social aspects of running a sustainable university post-COVID-19 are more ambiguous.
30 Jun 2020
Entrepreneurship research got “unique” DKK 40 million funding from Maersk: “It has propelled CBS into a whole other league”
CBS is halfway through spending the DKK 40 million it received in 2014 from Maersk to build an internationally renowned entrepreneurship research environment. The Head of Department of Strategy and Innovation and an assistant professor reflect on the first six of 13 years of research.
24 Jun 2020
As a result of the reorganization, five employees have either resigned or will resign from their positions in the months ahead, according to a statement on CBS Share. Moreover, 46 employees and 17 student assistants will be relocated. The aim is to move the employees to a new physical location in week 42.
23 Jun 2020
COVID-WISE is a new project that aims to use an approach where little to no prior research exists to support short-term enterprises at CBS that are addressing Covid-19-related challenges. Right now, the project team is looking for students, faculty members and external individuals wishing to join. And when COVID-WISE is launched in July, the aim is to have 30-40 cases and provide ECTS points.
22 Jun 2020
In a new ‘mini’ survey conducted by CBS Students, 54 percent of 114 students across 26 study programs at CBS expressed dissatisfaction with this spring’s online teaching. CBS researchers agree that online teaching has its limits.
19 Jun 2020
CBS startup beats physical inactivity: “Coronavirus made our business explode, along with the need to exercise”
Physical inactivity is a global health problem, according to the WHO. Three graduates from CBS and the University of Copenhagen set out to solve the issue and get employees moving through active breaks called ‘Pleazers’. The startup has already attracted multinational businesses including L’Oréal and Nestlé to its digital platform, which received a serious head start when the coronavirus outbreak hit.
19 Jun 2020
What’s it like to be back at CBS? “It’s good to see people’s real faces again – but I miss my coffee machine at home”
VOXPOP: All employees are allowed back to CBS starting from this week. So what is it like? What has working from home been like? And do they miss anything about their home offices? Hear five CBS folks’ perspectives on the matter.
17 Jun 2020
“You may not learn about statistics at the theater, but the theater can teach you about the wicked challenges we share”
If you ask CBS’ Associate Dean for Lifelong Learning, the theater is a good place to learn. Right now, he is collaborating with the organization Stages of Science on a play about the ethical dilemmas of artificial intelligence. The plan is to invite both students and CBS alumni to join in and help shape the project.
17 Jun 2020