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Ferran Adrià, Vargas Llosa, Le Clézio and Chris Patten to take center stage at IE University during Hay Festival Segovia

12/09/2014 - IE University

Big names in the worlds of literature, art, architecture and journalism will be in Segovia for a new edition of the Hay Festival, set to take place on September 20 - 28. Over fifty creators will come together at Hay Festival Segovia to take part in debates, conversations, concerts and exhibitions of visual arts held in a range of venues of the Castilian city, declared a world heritage site by UNESCO in 1985.

For the sixth consecutive year IE University will be the Festival’s key partner and sponsor. The University will host some of the main events, welcoming creators of world renown to its campus to take part in this international festival of ideas, art and thought, including key players from the worlds of literature, gastronomy, education and politics. IE University has organized some fourteen events, with the active participation of its professors and experts, who will be playing a key role in activities related directly to their fields of expertise. The activities in question will be centered around key areas of university education that include architecture, communication, humanities, international relations and law.

On Saturday, September 20, the Festival will kick off in IE University’s Aula Magna, with a debate organized by IE University and El País, centered on the changes that have taken place in Europe since the First World War. Participants in this opening debate will include the editors of newspapers The Guardian, La Repubblica, El País, Tages-Anzeiger and La Gazeta Wyborcza, with the presence of the UK Ambassador, Simon Manley, and the President of IE University, Santiago Íñiguez. On Saturday, September 27, the day when most of the main events will take place, IE University will be hosting seven important debates, with participants that include Nobel Prizewinners Mario Vargas Llosa and Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio, chef Ferran Adrià, UK politician Chris Patten, and writer Javier Marías.

IE University will also be running events in collaboration with media organizations ABC, Marca and Elle magazine. Some of the big names that will be taking part include Michael Steinberg, Director of Humanities at Brown University, journalist Don Guttenplan, Paul Smith, Director of the British Council in the US, historians Manuel Lucena and Felipe Fernandez-Armesto, Honorary President of the Loewe Foundation Enrique Loewe Lynch, José Carlos Martínez, Artistic Director of Spain’s National Dance Company, writer and former footballer Jorge Valdano, Óscar Campillo, Director of Marca, journalist Santiago Segurola, television presenters Marta Fernández (Noticias Cuatro) and Sandra Barneda (Telecinco), Antonio Fernández, General Director of International Trade and Investment at Spain’s Ministry of Finance and Competitiveness, Fidel Sendagorta, Secretary General of the US Spain Council Foundation, international landscape artist Martha Schwartz, imperial Prince Georg Von Habsburg, author Peter Esterházy, and Professor Arpad Von Lazar.

More information: http://news.university.ie.edu/2014/09/ferran-adria-vargas-llosa-le-clezi...

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Weber Shandwick Prize for IE University’s Best End of Degree Project in the Master in Corporate Communication

14/07/2014 - IE University, Communication

The global public relations agency awarded the prize to the “Echo Effect” project commissioned by MED-EL

 

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Debate focuses on Europe at Hay Festival Segovia 2014

21/05/2014 - Hay Festival, IE University

  • Hay Festival Segovia organizers announced today that they are now selling tickets for a third of the program of the 2014 edition, set to take place on September 20-28, on their website at www.hayfestival.com/segovia.
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IE University adds to scholarship programs with Quirón Hospital Group

07/05/2014 - IE University,

The Quirón Hospital Group will subsidize the “Young Talent Leader” scholarship valued at €120,000, which will permit an outstanding student from an emerging country to study at IE University.

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Shigeru Ban, architect of the IE Paper Pavilion, winner of the Pritzker Prize 2014

25/03/2014 - IE University, architecture

Japanese architect Shigeru Ban was awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize yesterday for his sustainable architecture model and his humanitarian work.

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IE University set to open new urban campus building in Madrid in September

18/03/2014 - IE University, Madrid, campus

IE University is to open a new campus building in the center of Madrid this coming September. The new building, which has a surface area of some 7,000m2 and is located at Calle Velázquez 130, forms part of IE University’s plans to strengthen its presence in Madrid and expand its bachelor degree program portfolio.

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Undergraduate students from IE University among the top 4 of the Hult Prize, Dubai

10/03/2014 - IE University, business

  • Four bachelor students of IE University were the only undergraduate students competing against experts with MBAs, Phds and Master’s degrees.

 

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IE University ranked No. 5 in Europe by Education Times and Youth Incorporated

03/03/2014 - IE University, ranking,

IE University holds the No. 25 position worldwide in the ranking drawn up by the education supplement of The Times of India and Youth Incorporated magazine, based on the opinions of students and professors from 1,300 universities and over 8,000 recruiters

IE University, with campuses in Madrid and Segovia and students from 87 countries, is ranked among the 5 best universities worldwide for business administration programs