Category Archives: Education

Mario Vargas Llosa, Doctor Honoris Causa in Cluj-Napoca. On Storytelling

Mario Vargas Llosa, recipient of the 2010 Nobel Award for Literature, is on a three-day official visit in Cluj-Napoca, Romania following the invitation of Babes-Bolyai University (UBB). Vargas Llosa has been awarded today the Doctor Honoris Causa of UBB Cluj-Napoca … Continue reading

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An Apple a Day Keeps the Romanian Education System at Bay

There was this custom in primary school to bring an apple to your teacher once in a while. You would sneak during breaks and leave on her (it was a she) desk the most beautiful, big and of course red … Continue reading

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World Bank: Romania Is a Poverty Leader in the EU

Romania has joined the EU in 2007 along with Bulgaria. No one said that we were quite ready to do that, that is why we still have convergence programs in which we continuously adapt to EU norms. Jim Yonk Kim, … Continue reading

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When Human Memory Becomes Disposable: From Handwriting to Hand-Typing

“A chosen society of philosophers, men of a liberal education and curious disposition, might silently meditate, and temperately discuss in the gardens of Athens or the library of Alexandria, the abstruse questions of metaphysical science. The lofty speculations, which neither … Continue reading

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