Miscellaneous

Successful first FASoS webinar on online teaching and learning

40+ FASoS and UM staff participated in the 1st FASoS webinar on online teaching and learning on 1 April. In breakout groups and a plenary debate, participants discussed the challenges of taking PBL online.

There were also contributions by Diede Diederiks (UTQ coordinator and educationalist), Mirko Reithler (EdView coordinator) and Sjoerd Stoffels (project leader educational technology). The webinar was hosted by CPD coordinator Patrick Bijsmans.


Read more…

FASoS alumni win NORTIA student essay competition

About one and a half years after the end of the course, Mathias Weidinger’s and Patricia Senge’s MaRBLe research project titled “MEPs’ Receptiveness to Third Country Interests in the Framework of ACP-EU Parliamentary Diplomacy” just won the NORTIA student essay competition 2020.

NORTIA published the essay online and invited them to their conference on 50 years of foreign policy cooperation in Florence.

Nominations for UM student prize are open

Nominate a (fellow) student for the UM student award.

This annual award is presented in recognition of a student or group of students who have delivered outstanding achievements in a civil, social or cultural context. The award consists of a statuette, a €1000 cash prize and a portrait of the winner in the student hall of fame in the UM administration building.

Recommendations can be submitted to Monique Kussendrager until 1 May 2020.


Read more…

No chair massages until further notice

Due to the situation around the COVID-19 virus, no chair massages will be given until further notice.

Please keep checking the FASoS weekly for news about the return of the chair massages.

RMES alumna nominated for Theodore Roosevelt American History Award

RMES alumna Eva Durlinger has been nominated by the Roosevelt Institute for American Studies (RIAS) for the Theodore Roosevelt American History Award (TRAHA).

The TRAHA will be awarded to the best master’s thesis in American history during the annual Amerikanistendag on 29 May.

The title of Eva’s thesis is “US Foreign Policy toward Western Europe: The Nixon Administration, Werner and Davignon”. Her supervisor was Prof. Mathieu Segers.


Read more…

FASoS alumna interviewed by Observant

FASoS alumna Lieke van den Krommenacker has been interviewed by Observant.

In 2003, she was interviewed by Observant to tell about his future dreams. In today’s article, she reflects on what dreams she mentioned back then have been fulfilled.

You can read the entire article here.

Mosaïek Magazine is looking for writers for their spring issue

Mosaïek Magazine is happy to announce that the theme of their Spring Issue is BODIES. They are looking for articles and artworks on topics related to bodies, human or otherwise. Feel free to think outside of the box: human bodies, animals, political bodies, etc.

Send your submissions to mosaiek-submissions@maastrichtuniversity.nl.

The submission deadline is 27 March.

FASoS alumnus Koen Beumer interviewed by Observant

FASoS alumnus Koen Beumer has been interviewed by Observant.

In 2003, he was interviewed by Observant to tell about his future dreams. In today’s article, he reflects on what dreams he mentioned back then have been fulfilled.

You can read the entire article here.

CAST alumna nominated for the Higher Education Thesis Award 2019

CAST alumna Tessa Groen has been nominated by the Landelijke Studenten Vakbond and ScienceGuide for the Higher Education Thesis Award 2019. The prize will be awarded in the Dutch Senate by the Minister of Education, Culture and Science Ingrid van Engelshoven.

The title of her thesis is ‘Rankings Practices: Understanding the Impact of World University Rankings on Policies and Practices in Dutch Higher Education’.


Read more…

Nico Baakman interviewed by FASoS student

After over forty years of teaching, of which 20 years at Maastricht University, Dr. Nico Baakman retired on 14 January 2020. On this occasion, and as a goodbye to his students and colleagues, his former student Hannah Segers talked to him about his career as FASoS tutor and his experiences along the way.

You can read the interview here.

FASoS Weekly © 2020 All Rights Reserved

Designed by WPSHOWER

Powered by WordPress