Simon Bertilsson, IBA: When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? “A truck driver. I loved cars, especially fire engines with ladders that could be winched up.”
Charlotte Biil, project manager: When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? “A theatre director. I dreamed up all kinds of theatre shows in the yard and wrote my own plays.”
Viktor Gauti Dudjónsson, Service Management: When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? “A vet. I liked animals and wanted to help them.”
Laura Parbøl Engelund, IBP: When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? “A baker. I have a sweet tooth and thought if I were a baker, I could eat all the cakes I pleased.”
Paru Davé, programme manager: When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? “An explorer. Because I wanted to discover completely new plants that no one had ever seen before.”
Karsten Hansen, student: When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? “A motorcycle police officer. Something with excitement and speed.”
Laora Berisha, student: When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? “A doctor. I’ve always looked up to doctors and nurses – ever since I was very small and was taken to hospital with stomach pains.”
René Kramhøft Jakobsen, Head of Area: When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? “A professional handball player. I played a lot of handball back then.”
Heidy Fu, MSc EBA: What are your plans for the summer? My initial summer plans were to go for a graduation trip abroad, but since that is currently not possible, we will just discover more of Denmark. And that’s nice.
Jack Kværnø-Jones, PhD, IOA: What are your plans for the summer? The original plan was a family gathering in Wales but that’s been interrupted by coronavirus. Quite disappointing. Now we are renting a holiday home by the seaside in Denmark.
Beata Maria Rasmussen, administrative officer, Financial Analysis: What are your plans for the summer?
We certainly won’t get to London as we had discussed, but maybe to Randers – the old Randers Hotel is really cozy – or the ’mountains’ of Mols or who knows, somewhere else entirely.
Jannick Friis Christensen, PhD Fellow, Department of Organization. What are your plans for the summer? I will have my PhD Defense at the end of June and embark on a new research project in August, studying pride as a public ritual and a socially-integrative ‘civil religion’. Other than that, my plan is to have no plans and see what comes my way.
Ditte Thøgersen, PhD, IOA: What are your plans for the summer? I’ll be staying at a holiday home with all four children and taking a trip to Jutland.
Guilherme Ghiraldi Simionato, MSc Customer & Commercial Development: What are your plans for the summer? We were excited to finish our thesis and were going to Africa for the summer. But coronavirus stopped our plans, so now my friends and I are going on a car trip in Denmark. That’s going to be amazing.
Sophie Marie Cappelen, PhD, IOA: What are your plans for the summer? I will be finishing my PhD in Norway, where I’ll be lucky enough to be spending plenty of time outdoors in the countryside.
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.
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.
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.
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.
'Student Life at CBS', a new app designed by CBS Students, is due out on September 1. Based on interviews and workshops with students and student organizations at CBS, it integrates many practical features that share the same aim – to help students maneuver through the vast terrain of unions and events.