Cool side job: become city poet of Wageningen

Cool side job: become city poet of Wageningen

After years of loyal poetry service, city poet Ivanka de Ruijter moves on and that means that Wageningen is now hiring a new city poet.

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Le Roi Soleil du Vallei

Although recent plans to build a solar park at Nergena were cancelled, WUR is determined to remain the Roi Soleil du Vallei. They have now set their eyes a few hundred meters down the road and bought the Versailles of Bennekom: Groot Nergena.

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Black Friday MOOC Crowds at WUR ‘Irresponsible’

WUR calls for ‘common sense’ after Black Friday shoppers throng the streets on campus for those amazing MOOC deals. Scenes of the packed bridge at the little pond with the cute swans have raises alarm bells with health authorities asking the public to act responsibly.

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How to impress that Unilever Hottie!

We all know if you want to impress the Unilever hottie you see in the library every Wednesday, you got to get that image in tip top shape. Unilever doesn’t just go for any old scrappy looking independent university, they choose the finest looking in the land.

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Dialogue Centre – a PR dream come true!

While some people turn to picking up old and new hobbies, domesticate whole cultures of yeast and bacteria in their kitchen, or exhaust the Dutch supply of puzzle games, the WUR seems to have found their way of beating boredom during a global pandemic. New buildings are popping up on campus like mushrooms these days. The newest acquisition in the collection: a dialogue centre.

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WUR’s guide to masking positive results

It seems that the most pressing factor that determines chicken health commonly goes by the name of ‘financial interests’ and it does not really require an animal nutrition degree to understand it, but instead you can make use of this thorough and useful guide on how to follow the researchers’ footsteps.

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Tom(23) thinks he is an activist because he commented on Facebook

When Covid-19 hit and governmental restrictions made it increasingly difficult to stand up for resistance, at first Tom was afraid it would stop him from being activist. Until yesterday, because yesterday Tom commented on Facebook. “It was a post on the US elections” Tom says. “I read the comments of people that said that Trump […]

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Dutch student happy to not receive €300,- per month because of student challenge

Kim (23) was happy to hear a few years ago that she would not receive any student subsidy (stufi) because all the money would be spend on improvements in education. And since a few weeks she knows her money was well spent.

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