Andreas Rangert, Husqvarna, is Bridge Builder of the Year
On Saturday 25 March, this year's edition of the Jönköping Gala took place where Jönköping University (JU) awarded the Bridge Builder of the Year Award to Andreas Rangert, Head of Development at Husqvarna. At the gala, JU also won the Meeting and Event of the Year Award and the JU Solar Team project was presented on stage during the festivities.
JU Solar Team aims for gold with their new solar car
The JU Solar Team is aiming for gold in Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in Australia with their new solar car, which is named Axelight and was unveiled on 22 March.
JU’s district nursing education receives high rating
The specialist nursing education at the School of Health and Welfare, Jönköping University (JU) , which has a focus on district nursing, has been rated as "high quality" after an assessment by the Swedish Higher Education Authority (UKÄ). In the assessment, UKÄ looked at four different areas of the programme. All of the areas received a satisfactory result.
JIBS-researcher rewarded €100,000
Per Davidsson, Professor in Entrepreneurship at Jönköping International Business School, has been named the 2023 winner of the Global Award for Entrepreneurship, widely regarded as the world's most prestigious award in entrepreneurship research with a prize sum of 100,000 euros. According to the Prize Motivation, Per Davidsson receives the award "for his role as a pioneer of influential and high-quality research contributions and as a community builder in the entrepreneurship field."
Around 1,500 people visited Open House at JU
Around 1,500 people visited the Open House at Jönköping University (JU) on 11 March.“There was a fantastic influx of visitors and a substantial increase compared to last year and the year before the pandemic,” says Anders Wadell, project manager for Open House.
Hone your skills during Jönköping University’s Summer School
Develop your academic and applied knowledge, experience an international environment and learn about Swedish culture through Jönköping University’s Summer School and the course ”Purchasing Logistics with a Global Perspective” at the School of Engineering (JTH). Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) and the School of Health and Welfare at JU also offer summer courses.
Nextstep connects job-seeking students with global companies.
On Tuesday, 7 March, the annual career fair Nextstep took place at Jönköping University (JU). 43 international and national companies gathered at Campus Arena to meet with JU students and discuss the career opportunities awaiting them after graduation.
Young Female Leader of the Year 2022 announced
In the evening of 2 March, the big award ceremony was held at restaurant Småland at Elmia in Jönköping where the winner of Young Female Leader of the Year was announced. The winner is Eliza Sjöberg, IT and Administration Director at Flintab AB. Jönköping University is a partner to Young Female Leader of the Year.
SEK 30 million to educate professionals in the metal industry
The Knowledge Foundation has granted SEK 30 million to the project CIRCUMET, which is led by the School of Engineering (JTH) at Jönköping University (JU) in collaboration with Chalmers University of Technology, University West, RISE (Research Institutes of Sweden) and a large number of companies and organizations. In CIRCUMET courses focused on professionals will be developed within circularity and sustainability in the manufacture of metal components.
230 students participated in online game about sustainability
On 22 February, 230 students at Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) took part in the interactive 2030 SDGs Game as part of the course Responsible Enterprise. For three hours, the students, organized into 72 groups, participated in building a world according to the 17 global goals. This was the first time this kind of interactive teaching had been used at the university, and it was a success!