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David Johannes Treschow Ellebye.

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New CBS Students president ditches CLS, delays graduation to lead student union

Monday evening, CBS Students elected David Johannes Treschow Ellebye, who has formerly represented CBS Conservative & Liberal Students (CLS), as its new president. He promises to work to bring back Nexus Thursdays and fight the political reforms.

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Newly elected president resigns – CBS Students to choose new leader

The newly elected president of CBS Students, Tomas Vemola, has resigned from his post for personal reasons. CBS Students has called for an Extraordinary General Assembly to elect a new president.

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ChatGPT is a powerful tool that students must learn to control – experts weigh in on the future of AI in education

Is it a cure for writer’s block, or a tool for cheating? Will it bring the end of education as we know it? The latest developments in AI text generators, most famously ChatGPT, are forcing us to rethink writing, teaching and learning.

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CBS to review exam questions in response to ChatGPT developments

CBS cannot detect if students use Artificial Intelligence to cheat on exams. The university has therefore initiated a review of all exam questions to test generative AI and its ability to solve student assignments. ChatGPT will soon be taking CBS exams.

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Students suspended because of “Slutty Fall Break” invitation take CBS to court

The six students who, in 2019, were suspended for nine months after sending a private party invitation are now suing CBS. Three separate lawsuits have been filed against CBS from students seeking financial compensation. CBS Legal says CBS does not intend to settle and will take all three cases to court.

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A trip to Italy inspired Francesca and Fannar to open their own pasta boutique

Thanks to two CBS graduates, Copenhagen now has a pasta boutique where you can buy freshly made pasta. Francesca Tenze and Fannar Hannesson had never thought they would end up running a food business. But, a trip to food-Mecca Bologna inspired them to quit their jobs and start their own company, La Fresca, modelled on the traditional Italian concept.

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CBS professor’s review of corona measures is happy news for democracy in Europe

In the spring of 2020, political science associate professor Mads Dagnis Jensen, like many others, was celebrating the end of lockdown drinking a beer with some fellow political science researchers in Christianshavn. At a time when just about everyone was comparing different governments’ Covid-19 measures, you can bet that these comparative politics nerds also were. “Why don’t we write a book,” one of his colleagues suggested.

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Professors fear shorter master’s degree could lower academic standards

Shorter Master’s programmes, less student grants, improved teaching quality, and more life-long learning opportunities. As the new Danish government takes shape, some of the proposals in the Danish education reform, which have sparked widespread debate over the last couple of months, are now on their way to being realised. In early December, Nina Smith, the economist who leads the government’s Reform Commission, visited CBS to present the reform of which many professors are sceptical.

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New centrist government to roll out education reforms

Denmark has a new government. After 42 days of negotiations, acting prime minister and leader of the Social Democrats Mette Frederiksen finally presented her new three-party coalition government on Wednesday. Among the policies the new government plans to roll out is an extensive education reform that has been widely debated over the last months.

Thomas Rald Kaspersen

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Study Board opts for retake of annulled midterm: “The least bad option”

BSc Digital Management students who recently had their midterm annulled will ultimately have to retake the exam. While some students had hoped for a solution where they could avoid a retake and have the final exam count for the full grade, the Study Board ruled in favour of a retake and maintaining the original exam format.

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1,500 scholars gather to discuss future of digitalisation in Copenhagen

What will digitalisation look like in the future? That is a hot topic for discussion at the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), the yearly international conference of the Association for Information Systems, which returns this week to Denmark after 32 years.

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Students given old exam assignments – CBS voids exams again

When Daniel Westermann Strandby, a third-semester BSc student in Digital Management, sat down to take his midterm exam in Corporate Finance he was surprised – he had already seen the exam questions before. “They were almost identical. Everyone who had read through the material available from previous exams could recognise large parts of it. I found this highly surprising,” he says.

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CBS Students takes majority of seats in student elections

Representatives from CBS Students secured the most prestigious seats in last week’s student elections, according to the preliminary results.

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