The digital economy is growing rapidly, and increasing along with it are cyber crime, cyber spying and (online) influence via social media, such as on Facebook during the presidential elections in the United States. “The ongoing digital threat, and how we defend ourselves against it, is an issue that affects us all,” explains Dick Schoof, National Coordinator for Counterterrorism and Security. Today he held the keynote speech titled “Cyber security: A never-ending race” during the opening of the academic year at Nyenrode Business Universiteit.
On 31 May 2018, Nyenrode in close cooperation with the American Friends of Nyenrode hosted an Alumni Event on Manhattan aimed at bringing students, faculty and staff in contact with Nyenrode alumni living and working in New York.
Last May, a group of Full-time MSc in Management students represented Nyenrode in the annual Universiteitsstrijd (University Battle) Dorus Manders, Janneke Klip, Hans Hilberdink and Maxim Mommers share their experience.
Prof. Ruud Wetzels has been appointed as a professor at Nyenrode Business Universiteit as of 1 July to hold the chair in Data Science. In this chair, Wetzels will be conducting research focused on applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI), mathematics and statistics in the business world.
Last 24 May, Nyenrode Amsterdam hosted its annual Network Event aimed at bringing Bachelor and MBA students even closer to the business community. The event included workshops on growth hacking, personal branding and networking opportunities.