Uppsala University alumni news
Anita Falkenek is Uppsala University Alumna of the Year 2017
Anita Falkenek is CEO of Krav and has long worked with environment and sustainability issues. She has a degree in ecotoxicology and biology from Up...
Centenary symposium: Has the democratisation of the world come to a halt?
The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation – one of the largest private research funding bodies in Europe – is 100 years old this year. The centenary...
Uppsala alumna Therese Lundstedt: Breaking new ground in conservative industry
The art of communicating simply and precisely to get a message across is one of the things alumna Therese Lundstedt learned from her studies in Upp...
New world ranking: Uppsala University in 63rd place
Uppsala has kept its place among the top 100 in the latest ranking of the world’s best universities. In the 2017 ranking from Shanghai Jiao Tong Un...
Traditional Uppsala ‘gasque’ for alumni and friends in Zürich
Uppsala University Switzerland Alumni Chapter gathered some 30 alumni at Zunfhaus zur Schmiden in Zürich to hold a real Uppsala ‘gasque’. Chapter c...
250 free tickets to Sunday’s sold out game Sirius–Hammarby
Through an agreement with Sirius Fotboll, Uppsala University is offering up to 250 free student tickets to this Sunday’s sold out match between Sir...
New alumni chapter founded in Switzerland
In February, the foundations were laid for a new alumni chapter in Switzerland and Liechtenstein, the sixth in Uppsala University’s family of inter...
The Humanities Theatre – a new arena for discussion
Doors will soon open to the new Humanities Theatre – a spectacular auditorium and lecture hall, built as a classical theatre and equipped with the ...
Panel discussion and mingle at CEMUS’s alumni event
On Sunday 18 March, CEMUS (the Centre for Environment and Development Studies) held its annual alumni event. This year, the event was organised in ...
Trita Parsi visits Uppsala for Alumnus of the Year lecture
Trita Parsi, 2016 Uppsala University Alumnus of the Year, will visit Uppsala University on 14 March to receive his award and give a lecture titled ...
Alumni get together in Pune, India
On 10 January, Uppsala University held an alumni meetup in Pune, India. Alumni had a chance to catch up with Uppsala University through a delegatio...
Erika Rahmqvist – new scholarship holder in New York
Uppsala University’s scholarship for a one-year internship at the Swedish–American Chamber of Commerce in New York is in its sixth year. Erika Rahm...
Alumni meetup in El Salvador
On 19 January, a small alumni event was held in Santa Ana, El Salvador. For an informal atmosphere and to enable everyone to come, the meeting was ...
Daniel Hartman – new scholarship holder in Hong Kong
Since 2015, Uppsala University has funded a scholarship tied to a one-year internship at the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong. Daniel Hartm...
250th anniversary of Swedish Freedom of Information Act celebrated in London
On 2 December 1766, the world’s first-ever freedom of information law was signed into law in Sweden. The 250th anniversary was celebrated at an eve...
He spreads knowledge of runes in the US
Professor of Scandinavian Languages Henrik Williams has helped the Minnesota Vikings, a professional football team, with his expertise in runes and...
Nobel lectures in Uppsala 13 December
It is a long-standing tradition for the newly awarded Nobel laureates to be invited to Uppsala University in connection with the Nobel Prize ceremo...
Uppsala University Hong Kong Alumni Chapter holds get-together
All Uppsala University friends and alumni are invited by the UU Hong Kong Alumni Chapter to attend a dinner get-together at Hong Kong Beef & Libert...
Trita Parsi named Alumnus of the Year 2016
Uppsala University’s Alumnus of the Year award 2016 goes to political adviser and Iran expert Trita Parsi. His studies at Uppsala University became...
This year’s Björkén Prize to energy researchers
Auli Niemi, Professor of Groundwater Modelling at the Department of Earth Sciences and Anders Hagfeldt, solar cell researcher and guest professor a...