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Role of women in art severely underestimated

Marjolein de Jong31 August 2021
Were women once only good at appearing nude on a canvas? According to Jitske Jasperse, this is a much too limited view.

VU to open new walk-in counselling service for students with mental health issues

Marjolein de Jong17 May 2021
Arne Popma, a VU alumnus and currently a child and adolescent psychiatrist at UMC, is one of the co-founders of the @ease foundation.

Mirjam van Praag on DURF, the Office for University Relations

Marjolein de Jong18 January 2021
President Mirjam van Praag affirms that she has grand ambitions for this new office, responsible for university relations and fundraising.

Caught in a web of disadvantage

Jessica Brouwer18 January 2021
Halleh Ghorashi takes a stand against the negative portrayal of refugees and migrants and fights for diversity and inclusion.

VU alumnus Jos Brils receives special Romanian distinction

Marjolein de Jong17 January 2021
Every month we focus on an alumnus who has made an outstanding achievement. This time an interview with Jos Brils.

‘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.

'The European Union is the great experiment of our time'

Jasmijn Snoijink19 October 2020
Eredoctor Anne-Marie Slaughter about the US elections, filter bubbles and democratic resilience.

WHY IS FAKE NEWS THRIVING DURING THE CORONAVIRUS EPIDEMIC?

Frauke van Goethem8 April 2020
Fake news is flourishing these days, but why? We asked Ivar Vermeulen, associate professor in Communication Science and fake news researcher.

Back to the origins of eroticism? Sexperiment!

Marjolein de Jong17 December 2019
We seem to have a limited view of what sexuality is, according to philosopher Ype de Boer.

How a hallucinogenic trip can change your life for the better

Marjolein de Jong17 December 2019
The building in Zandvoort that once functioned as a church is now the backdrop for a special type of retreat sessions with psychedelic truffles.