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  • Mats Bojestig is Bridge-Builder of the Year


    Woman on stage with a frame On Friday 26 February, this year's edition of the Jönköping Gala took place, where Jönköping University (JU) awarded the newly established Bridge-Builder of the Year-award (Årets Brobyggare) to Mats Bojestig, Director of Health and Care at Region Jönköping County.
  • The Jönköping Gala 26 February – totally digital


    The Jönköping Gala is a local event that celebrates people, organisations, and companies whose efforts have been of great importance to our region. The gala, which was to be held in March 2020, was postponed and is now being held in digital format. Take the opportunity to be inspired and above all, do not miss Jönköping University’s award “Bridge-Builder of the Year”.
  • “The Jönköping model”: The Rescue Services work with suicide prevention can be vital


    Flera räddningstjänstfordon vid olycksplats. In Jönköping County, the Rescue Services (Räddningstjänsten) has a wider role when it comes to work with suicide prevention compared to other regions in Sweden. Their efforts can be lifesaving, according to a new study carried out by researchers at the School of Health and Welfare, Jönköping University, who, in collaboration with the Public Health Agency of Sweden, have investigated the so-called "Jönköping model".
  • Academic Ceremony postponed until 25 September 2021


    Akademisk Högtid Because of the current situation regarding Covid-19 it has been decided that JU’s Academic Ceremony will be postponed until 25 September this year.
  • Specialist doctors are trained in issues related to fragile elderly and death


    Fyra personer framför en tavla. Future specialist doctors from all over Sweden have participated in the highly topical course "Home care and care for the frail elderly", which has taken place over four days and been co-arranged by the School of Health and Welfare at Jönköping University and Region Jönköping County.
  • JIBS students win national thesis competition


    Niklas Koch and Sören Pongratz in their graduation gowns stand outside JIBS entrance. They have their arms around each other's shoulders and have their diplomas raised in the air. Both are smiling and looking out to the camera. Niklas Koch and Sören Pongratz, both master’s graduates from Jönköping International Business School (JIBS), have won first prize in the national Nytt&Nyttig thesis comptetition. The subject of their thesis looked at how esports users helped innovate the Nintendo game ‘Super Smash Bros.’ The prize winners were announced in a digital ceremony on 28 January 2021.
  • Several former JU students nominated for Young Female Leader of the Year award


    Young Female Leader of the Year award 2020. Among the 20 nominees for the Young Female Leader of the Year award 2020 in Jönköping County we find eight former students from Jönköping University (JU).
  • Family Business education can help companies strengthen and adapt to challenges of Covid-19


    Head and shoulder portrait shot of Massimo Baù. The Centre for Family Entrepreneurship and Ownership (CeFEO) at Jönköping International Business School, Jönköping University, has now opened applications for the second edition of their online Family Business Management executive education this spring.“Our research shows that family businesses are very resilient in times of crisis, but they also face their own unique challenges. We want to give them the theoretical knowledge to make sense of their own experiences and in doing so make better decisions for their company and their families,” says CeFEO director, Massimo Baù.
  • AACSB accreditation continues for Jönköping International Business School


    Exteriörbild på entrén till JIBS Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) has received renewed accreditation from the international accreditation body AACSB.
    “This is a very important recognition of JIBS as a provider of relevant and quality assured business education of the highest international standards,” says JIBS Dean and Managing Director, Jerker Moodysson.

  • ‘Aktiestinsen’ foundation awards SEK 150 000 for project regarding elderly safety


    Två kvinnor i ett större rum vid skrivbord bakom datorer On January 27, the annual scholarship announcement from Aktiestinsen Lennart Israelsson's Foundation awarded SEK 150,000 to the project "Elderly in safety" (In Swedish: “Äldre i säkerhet”). The project will be aimed at people in retirement homes and meeting places in Nässjö who, through seven themed study circles, will discuss safety from a then and now perspective.
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