Life at JU

Jönköping University has been a place of great activity over the past 25 years. Here are a few moments from life on campus.

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New engineering students ...

New engineering students try on their overalls (2002).

Christina Almgren, Inform...

Christina Almgren, Information manager, at Open House in 1999.

Urban Wigert and Katarina...

Urban Wigert and Katarina Blåman from JIBS with the new student catalogues that were published for the recruitment campaign of spring 1994.

Bo Nordström, Associate P...

Bo Nordström, Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering, became the teacher of the year at the School of Engineering in 1996, and is seen here with a diploma and glass apple.

Mona Sahlin, Deputy Prime...

Mona Sahlin, Deputy Prime minister and minster for equality opens a new student project at Träcentrum in 1995.

Open House at the School ...

Open House at the School of Engineering, circa 1999. Second from right is John Ahlnér, Head of Marketing and later marketing and internationalization manager at School of Engineering.

Gunner Eckert (Physics te...

Gunner Eckert (Physics teacher) and Kristian Blom (representative from the student association HI TECH) give a presentation at Open House, 2002.

The Chemistry department ...

The Chemistry department gives science demonstrations at Open House in 2002.

Students giving a demonst...

Students giving a demonstration of their robot at Open House 2002.

JU student Stefan Bergstr...

JU student Stefan Bergström (on far right), chats to secondary school students at the student fair in Stockholm, 1996.

Physics teachers from aro...

Physics teachers from around Sweden were invited to a course at JU, given by Örjan Nilsson and Michael Österlund (standing).(Photo circa 1998).

Lab technician Lars Johan...

Lab technician Lars Johansson show students how to turn candlesticks. (Photo circa 1998?)

From left, Jenny Lundqvis...

From left, Jenny Lundqvist (now Axelsson), Christian Axelsson, Johan Lindström, Morgan Blomqvist. (1996)

JIBS had their offices at...

JIBS had their offices at Ansvarshuset, before they moved to their premises on campus in 1997.

Johan Wiklund nails his t...

Johan Wiklund nails his thesis to the wall at JIBS in 1998.

Anders Melander was the f...

Anders Melander was the first PhD to nail his thesis 'Industrial Wisdom and Strategic Change: The Swedish Pulp and Paper Industry 1945-1990,' at JIBS in 1997.

In the autumn of 1995, th...

In the autumn of 1995, the first PhD candidates started their education at JIBS. Here they are at their introduction meeting, being welcomed by Leif Melin (standing) and Clas Wahlbin (sitting to the right of him).

From left, Mia Holmlund, ...

From left, Mia Holmlund, Daniel Kristoffersson, Tobias Prague and Mattias Bergenkull - students from the School of Engineering who won an award at the Royal Academy of Engineering Sciences in 2004, for their 'Cycle 2 - side by side tandem´.

H.R.H Queen Slivia hands ...

H.R.H Queen Slivia hands out awards to four students from the School of Engineering at the Royal Academy of Engineering Sciences. (2004)

Crown Princess Victoria V...

Crown Princess Victoria Visits the university in 2004. She is received by (from left) a representative of Jönköping County Council, Clas Wahlbin (JU President), Petri Salonen (Chair of the Student Union) and Linda Bergqvist (né Rahm).

Crown Princess Victoria i...

Crown Princess Victoria is given a tour of the university by JU President Clas Wahlbin, 2004.

International visitors to...

International visitors to the university in 1994. From left Michael Wester, Stanley Steinberg from the University of New Mexico and Igor Gashkov, a teacher from Russia who later taught at the School of Engineering from 1997-1999 and then moved to Karlstad University.

In 2002, Bengt Westerberg...

In 2002, Bengt Westerberg, at that time the chairman of JÄMO (now Diskrimineringsombudsmannen), came to JU to lecture on gender equality. He is picture here HI TECH representative Azaheh Gharaei.

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