Around the new office
Leen Meijboom devoted his life to the ‘Randtriever’, a book retrieval robot that caused a small revolution in the Dutch library scene and attracted visitors from all over the world to Rotterdam’s University Library.
What’s so special about the machine in the UL’s skybridge?
Leen Meijboom devoted his life to the ‘Randtriever’, a book retrieval robot that…
The lobby of the Theil Building is always equipped with exhibition stands run by student societies and study societies seeking to promote the events they host on campus. Who creates and constructs these stands? EM visited Beaufair, the company that supplies EUR with its stands.
This is where they build stands for in the Theil building
EM visited Beaufair, the company that supplies EUR with its stands.
We are holding ‘walk-in days’ on Monday 18 and Tuesday 19 March: come and visit us with a good idea for an article, and we’ll create one right away.
Pitch your story at EM’s new editorial office
EM has moved to a new location! That is why we are holding ‘walk-in days’ on Monday…
The first pitch comes from Ulisses Sawczuk da Silva, master’s student in Media, Culture and Society. Besides his studies, he works at a start-up that develops an app to make contact locally. “The app’s called Swabit,” he says.
Your story: ‘A social media app that really connects’
Ulisses Sawczuk da Silva introduces his new app, Swabit.
Ingeborg de Pater of the Erasmus Debating Society pitched her society’s anniversary festivities to EM. The Debating Week will be the highlight of the festivities. Everyone is welcome to attend the debates: Dutch students and international students, with or without debating experience.
Your story: Anniversary edition of Debating Week to be ‘more international than ever’
Ingeborg de Pater of the Erasmus Debating Society pitched her society’s anniversary…
Medical student Christiaan Vermaas shares his experiences as a volunteer at Sophia TV, the broadcasting platform of Sophia Children’s Hospital. He hopes that the medical establishment will pay more attention to the impact an illness can have on a patient’s social life.
Your story: ‘There’s more to child patients than just their illnesses’
Medical student Christiaan Vermaas shares his experiences as a volunteer at Sophia TV,…
Timothy Nahr, master’s student in Global Business and Sustainability, shares his view on sustainability and systems thinking. He wants to create more awareness about sustainability using his University of Laif platform. “I established this platform because I think the curriculum offered by most programmes still lacks some component of what sustainability is,” says Timothy.
Your story: ‘Sustainability isn’t a hipster fad’
Timothy Nahr, master’s student in Global Business and Sustainability, shares his view…
The fashion industry is one of the most polluting industries in the world and needs to reinvent itself to save the planet. This week, Assistant Professor Mariangela put together an innovative workshop for her master’s students to start bringing more focus to fashion.