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Will coronavirus make CBS more sustainable?

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.

Reorganization falls into place: Five employees leave CBS

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.

All employees can return to CBS from Monday June 15

The Danish Government has announced that all public institutions in eastern Denmark can reopen from next week. This means that all CBS employees can return to their offices. “We are looking very much forward to seeing you on campus again,” says the University Director of CBS.

CBS’ new organizational structure leads to layoffs

Communications, CBS Business and the two deans’ offices  cease to exist as independent units in CBS’ new structure, which, as a consequence, has led to layoffs. The Director of CBS Business, Louise Seest, resigns.

Amanda is back at CBS: “I have had to do meetings in the bathroom”

From a one-room apartment shared with her boyfriend, PhD Fellow Amanda Bille has attended online supervision sessions on the balcony, carefully coordinated to avoid the neighboring school's recess, and has waved goodbye to the PhD project of her “dreams”. Now, back at CBS, she says she has done more than she would have accomplished in a whole week at home.

Campus opens for PhD Fellows and researchers whose physical presence is required

CBS’ 200 or so PhD Fellows, along with researchers who need to be physical present at CBS, now have access to campus. According to the Dean of Research at CBS, the PhD Fellows have had “severe challenges” during the lockdown, which is why they are all now allowed back. CBS’ PhD Association, PAC, calls it “a nice gesture to help us get back on track”.  

3D printer from CBS helps produce more than 500 visors for health-care personnel

A 3D printer from CBS’ BITLAB, together with more than 500 3D printers in Denmark, has helped produce 63,644 visors for Danish health-care personnel. At the peak of the corona crisis, the health-care sector “was in desperate need,” says Michael Ford Folkmann, a student and IT Advisor at CBS who picked up the 3D printer at CBS and printed the visors from home while writing his master’s thesis.

CBS opens its doors to school students

Local schools are being allowed to use the empty classrooms and auditoriums at CBS to teach the oldest students. “It’s just great to be back together with my classmates,” says Cilla Bing Costa from Ny Hollænderskolen.  

Jespers Torvekøkken takes over from Spisestuerne

On September 1, Jespers Torvekøkken will start running the canteen services at CBS. CBS warmly recommends the former staff of Spisestuerne and hopes that many of them will be re-employed. CBS Students is curious to see whether the new canteen service provider can match Spisestuerne’s high standards.

CBS WIRE turns 3: Read, watch and listen to 30 great personal stories

CBS WIRE turns three on May 16, and to celebrate, the editorial team has browsed through its treasure trove of stories and cherry-picked 30 articles, films and podcasts that reflect the wide range of funny, clever, cool, innovative, caring, skilled, curious and peculiar people interviewed by CBS WIRE over the past three years. ENJOY!

Spisestuerne files for bankruptcy: 70 staff members lose their jobs

The government support packages and additional help from CBS Students and CBS were not enough to safe Spisestuerne from bankruptcy. CBS Students, which owns Spisestuerne, is devastated by the news and that 70 staff members are now unemployed. Also, CBS Students says they are “disappointed with the way CBS has dealt with this matter”. New canteen expected to open next semester.

New organization of CBS can have a big impact on employees  

As part of the new strategy under development, five units are undergoing reorganization, which can result in major changes for the employees involved. According to two shop stewards, the Senior Management cannot eliminate layoffs. The shop stewards say the announcement of the new organization is bad timing and encourage CBS to do everything to avoid layoffs.

IT was well-prepared when CBS closed down… until unforeseen challenges arose

CBS’ IT department had spent weeks before the actual lockdown testing different solutions for working at home – in case CBS had to close. Since then, they have helped move campus life online while preventing system overloads. Now, IT is fighting hackers and figuring out how to hand over computers and phones to new employees.

Now coronavirus has consequences for CBS staff and students

No Thursday bars in March, no annual celebration, fewer study seats at the libraries and fewer classes on campus. Coronavirus has resulted in a number of initiatives to avoid spreading the infection that has infected two students and put three individuals from CBS in precautionary quarantine at home.

What should CBS’ new strategy cover? Five people from CBS have some ideas

More time for staff representatives, excellent teaching and research, outreach to society, inclusive and innovative learning environments. CBS is midway through drawing up a new strategy to replace the current one. CBS WIRE has talked to five people from different corners of CBS about their wishes for the new strategy.

Job satisfaction survey: TAP and VIP have trouble seeing career opportunities at CBS

In the new job satisfaction survey, both TAP and VIP agree that career opportunities are not sufficiently transparent at CBS and that there hasn’t been good follow up on the 2016 survey. However, confidence in the Senior Management has improved. The results are up for discussion at the General Consultation Committee meeting on Friday December 13.

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