Uppsala University alumni news
The Running of the Falls celebrates 40th anniversary with the pioneers manning the first boat
15 April 2015
Would it be possible to go rafting down the Fyris River when the water was at its highest level? On 30 April 1975, two students decided to find out...
Valborg celebrations for alumni across the world
9 April 2015
Uppsala University’s different alumni chapters all over the globe are gearing up for a number of Alumni events and Valborg celebrations. Check the ...
Successful alumni reception in Brussels
19 March 2015
On Monday 16 March, Uppsala University hosted an alumni reception at the Leopold Hotel in Brussels. Some 50 guests – former students, a few honorar...
Inspiring alumni meeting in San Francisco
16 February 2015
In connection with the scientific conference AAAS in San José, Uppsala University organized a meeting for alumni and friends in San Francisco 12 Fe...
Uppsala University researchers at AAAS Meeting
11 February 2015
From 12 to 16 February the AAAS Meeting, the world’s largest scientific conference, takes place in San Jose, USA. Researchers from Uppsala Universi...
New Uppsala University Scholarship recipients in Hong Kong and New York
19 December 2014
Two students, Anna Reibring and Karin Lind, have been awarded Uppsala University Scholarships to work in Hong Kong and New York. Reibring will take...
Five new medal recipients named
10 December 2014
This year’s gold Linnaeus Medal is being awarded to Birgitta Bremer, Professor Bergiana at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and Director of Be...
Seven Nobel Laureates to give lectures at Uppsala University
28 November 2014
It is a long-standing tradition for the Nobel Laureates to be invited to Uppsala University in connection with the annual Nobel Prize ceremony in S...
US Alumni experienced Uppsala for one evening
17 November 2014
The 13 November, some 40 Uppsala University alumni and friends gathered at the Harvard Club in New York for a traditional ‘gasque’ and the annual g...
Alumni events in Shanghai and Beijing
4 November 2014
During the last week of October, Uppsala University arranged two events for its alumni in China. First an alumni dinner in Shanghai in conjunction ...
Helen Clark gives the 2014 Dag Hammarskjöld Lecture
29 October 2014
Helen Clark, administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), will give this year’s Dag Hammarskjöld Lecture 4 November, titled ‘T...
Full house at alumni reception in Tokyo
21 October 2014
In connection with the Uppsala choir Orphei Drängar’s tour in Japan, Uppsala University organised activities in both Osaka and Tokyo for alumni and...
Uppsala University welcomes donation for studies in Japan
20 October 2014
Mitsubishi Corporation, a Japanese company, has donated SEK 357,000 towards Uppsala University’s student exchange programme with Japan.
New Master’s programmes announced for 2015
16 October 2014
The application window for Master’s studies beginning in 2015–2016 has opened today. Uppsala University is proud to announce the availability of th...
Alumnus of the Year 2014: Jan and Maria Berglin
6 October 2014
The 2014 Alumnus of the Year award has been awarded to cartoonists Jan and Maria Berglin. They have been chosen for the award for their important i...
Successful alumni event in Moscow
1 October 2014
In connection with the Uppsala based choir Allmänna sången performing in Moscow, Uppsala University invited alumni and friends to the concert and a...
New support services for international faculty and staff
25 September 2014
As of September 2014, Uppsala University offers extended services to international employees and scholarship holders through the International Facu...
Japanese and Swedish researchers meet at the Sweden–Kyoto Symposium
5 September 2014
The 11–12 September, over 60 prominent researchers from the highly ranked Kyoto University will visit Sweden for two days to take part in the Swede...
Carl Linnaeus ranked most influential person of all time
13 June 2014
Researchers at the University of Toulouse have used Wikipedia and network theory to rank the world’s most influential people through history. At th...
Proven track record of success for Uppsala’s Global Swede recipient
12 June 2014
Despite having spent less than two years in Sweden, 25-year-old Jie Cao from China has already proven to be an extraordinary student with a talent ...