Discipline and Function

‘We women need to help each other take the next step’

Marjolein de Jong8 November 2022
Marceline Tutu van Furth and her wife, Anglican priest Mpho Tutu van Furth, have launched an online platform #ITOO.

101-year-old VU Amsterdam alumnus: ‘I recently resigned from my last post’

Marjolein de Jong8 November 2022
VU Amsterdam alumnus Lambertus Zijp (101) spent World War II in hiding and studying law from his safe house.

‘Investing in yourself means investing in more job satisfaction’

Marjolein de Jong8 November 2022
Govert Buijs advocates for less education early in life and more room for retraining and career switches later in life.

Personalia edition november 2022

Redactie VU Magazine8 November 2022
An overview of awards, new positions and other developments regarding VU alumni and scientists.

Want to work on your mental health? Then go on an adventure!

Marjolein de Jong18 July 2022
After an adventure-filled life as a foreign correspondent, Anthropology alumnus Brigitte Ars began a quest for the phenomenon of adventure.

Scientists bring Constantijn Huygens back to life

Marjolein de Jong23 May 2022
VU alumna and Professor of Neuropsychology Hanneke Hulst, together with other scientists, reconstructed a fragrance created by Constantijn Huygens.

‘I used to think I had to be like the men’

Marjolein de Jong31 October 2021
VU alumna and trailer manufacturer Marinka Nooteboom is Business Woman of the Year for 2022. „It’s actually good for women to stand out."

‘Be proud of where you come from’

Marjolein de Jong30 August 2021
Law alumna Mounia Benabdallah (37) grew up in Amsterdam-West and is now a partner at Baker McKenzie in New York.

‘There is value in resistance’

Hannah Stoffels17 May 2021
VU alumnus Dineke de Groot is the first woman president of the Supreme Court of the Netherlands: „It's no big deal, yet special at the same time."

‘The campus needs to be a living lab’

Bart Juttmann19 October 2020
In the current anniversary year Josja van der Veer looks back on her performance in the area of sustainability, innovation and entrepreneurship.