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New multinational Upfield coming to campus: Unilever 2.0

Again, a multinational decided to settle in Wageningen. Say welcome to Upfield.

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Ring road around campus – Six alternatives explained

In the recent report on the new road around campus, six routes were proposed to race around campus. Because many of you probably could not tell the difference between the six alternatives, we describe here what makes every route so special. Which variant would you choose?

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Bring back a sense of humanity to our university.

We carry on at our normal study pace in these absurd times. Wouldn’t it be better to take a breath and maybe think about how to do this online learning thing properly first? No, WUR thinks not.

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Please help poor students pay WUR! Donate to the WUR fund.

To help those students with a difficult financial situation, WUR started a crowdfunding campaign. In all their generosity the multi-million company WUR offers the possibility for you, a student that is living on government loans and frozen pizza, to pay for their tuition fees. We slightly rewrote the original crowdfunding text. Additions are marked. We […]

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Exceptional Achievements of Professors well awarded!

According to the financial report of WUR, a professor holding a personal chair made 365.547 and a half euro in 2017 and that’s even more than the Dutch prime minister. How is this possible?

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Dutch parliament members question WUR’s collaboration with pesticide manufacturers

In response to an article published on news platform Follow the Money, members of parliament De Groot en Paternotte (D66) have filed questions regarding the independence and reliability of WUR’s research. They have officially asked for a response of both the Dutch ministers of agriculture and education.

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Why did the board not receive the indigenous people of the Amazon

The 31st of October, a delegation representing the Indigenous Peoples of Brazil (APIB) strived to make change during their visit to the Wageningen Campus. While previously being welcomed by Pope Francis and French president Emmanuel Macron, Wageningen University gave a slightly colder welcome; when the indigenous peoples of Brazil knocked on their door, the board […]

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Who is to blame for the Dutch agricultural impasse?

An opinion piece – by David Benjamin de Winter One of the most heated and prevalent discussions in Dutch society right now, and most certainly in the hallways of Wageningen University, is the debate about the reculturisation of our agricultural landscape. The discussion is in full swing at this moment, as many people are afraid […]

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We should be marching on

Already almost four months ago, on a cloudy Friday afternoon in May, a few hundred students and citizens of Wageningen came together to march the streets of our small town, to raise awareness for the climate crisis we are in. What has happened since? (too little)

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