15 October 2020
Roméo Dallaire new Cleveringa Professor
Canadian Roméo Dallaire (1946) was UN Commander in Rwanda at the time of the genocide there, subsequently becoming a champion of human rights. He will give this year's Cleveringa Lecture on 26 November.
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Face masks mandatory in Leiden University buildings
As of 15 October, it is compulsory for everyone in our buildings to wear a face mask. The basic rule is as follows: if you are standing or walking, you must wear a face mask.
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Hello Leiden. How’s it going? Education Minister Van Engelshoven pays online visit to Leiden University
In an online visit to Leiden University on 12 October, Education Minister Ingrid van Engelshoven discussed the hot topics of the day with the Executive Board, lecturers and the University Council.
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Corona: support for students
The corona crisis has had a huge impact on Leiden University – and on the lives of our students. We’ve compiled a list of where they can find help.
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Turn left....No, the other left!
Around 15% of all Dutch people say they can’t tell their left from their right. Researchers in Leiden are trying to find out why.
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Bachelor’s Open Days and Master’s Week will be completely online – and that has its advantages too
Instead of meeting up in Pieterskerk, thousands of participants will meet one another on an online platform. How are the preparations going behind the scenes?
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New ‘progress pride flag’ flying on annual Coming Out Day
Instead of the traditional rainbow flag, the progress pride flag flew above University buildings on Coming Out Day this year.
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