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Meeting Norwegian culture can be challenging, but for our alumni of the month Hope Corbin, studying in Norway was a good experience. Get involved and learn to listen to others is Corbins advice to students. Today she is an Associate Professor at the Western Washington University, but has returned to Bergen to be part of the Refugee Resilience Network project.
Olaug has written since she was 19 years old, she has always liked to write and wrote a lot over the years. At Heimly Folkehøgskule she sent a manuscript to a publisher – and suddenly she had become a published author. Nilssen has recently published the book, “Tung tids tale” - a story of how it is to be the mother of a child with autism.
Prime Minister Erna Solberg is one of the key note speakers at the Sustainable Development Goals conference at the University of Bergen, 8-9 February, 2018.
Jeanett Thomsen was hesitant about going abroad – now she lives and works in Tokyo, Japan. Trading rainy Bergen with the city that never sleeps was a decision that she never regretted. She has one advice to students considering going abroad - Just go!
He is described as a versatile and passionate art lover. With a solid academic background from UiB and Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), the artistic lawyer is KODE’s new managing director.
From late nights in good company and long afternoons in the canteen at Sydneshaugen to being Head of Communications for the UCI Road World Championship 2017. Toril Berle Schalck has learned a lot and uses her knowledge to handle a hectic everyday life.
Stig Arild Pettersen is the author behind the book “Erling Lorentzen – Vilje og motstand” and the foreign political podcast series “Du verden”. At UiB, he studied Arabic and Ceomparative Politics, but what he remembers the best from his student days is the engaged hours at Studentersamfunnet in Bergen.
As a student, Lene Bergman dedicated herself to concerts, writing fanzines and working at Hulen. Nevertheless, she spent her time at the university learning about studying and writing. Today, the former UiB student is general manager at the communications agency Mannheimer.
Get international experience! The leader for Centre for Cancer Biomarkers (CCBIO), Lars A. Akslen, advises today’s students to go abroad.
She calls herself a debating gynecologist and was elected debater of the year in Bergens Tidene (BT) in 2016. For Agnethe Lund writing was like therapy. Her advice to other alumni is therefore to throw yourself into it rather than keeping your opinions to yourself.
On 1st of March Arvid Hallén resigned as managing director of the Research Council. Now he will be deputy chairman and contribute to the development of the Western Norway University of Applied Sciences. He recalls the good student environment at Social Anthropology and lectures with Fredrik Barth himself.
Magnus Matningsdal’s retirement as professor at the Faculty of Law in 1989 marks the beginning of some 2000 additional hours he has spent at the lectern in Dragefjellet. Today, the Supreme Court Justice will be awarded honorary alumnus status at this year’s Christie Conference.
Rector Dag Rune Olsen wishes all alumni a wonderful holiday season and a happy new year!
The Norwegian Parliament founded the University of Bergen in 1946. The event will be marked at the semester start ceremony.
The new design for the website is based on the University of Bergen's graphic profile. The visual changes will make the graphic identity on screen and in print more consistent.
The opening of the University hall on September 2 was one of the great occasions in the history of the University of Bergen.
Professor Noel Keenlyside has been awarded a Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council (ERC). He is the first University of Bergen researcher to be awarded this prestigious grant.
According to an international panel of experts, the development-related research and education at the University of Bergen is of an excellent international standard.

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