Author Archives: Karen Paulson

About Karen Paulson

Alumni Coordinator at Lund University

LU meets alumni in London

On 4 October we hosted an alumni reception at the Swedish Embassy in London. Many alumni gathered after work for a fruitful evening of mingling and networking. Alumni also enjoyed an inspiring talk by Professor Thomas Kalling, professor of Strategic Management and director of SITE at the School of Economics and Management (LUSEM). In his talk Innovation Research at LUSEM through … Continue reading

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Swedish alumni event in NYC, 13 September

Lund University alumni based in New York City had the opportunity to mingle at the Official Swedish Residence on Park Avenue, as part of a special reception co-hosted by Mr. Leif Pagrotsky, Consul General of Sweden in New York, and several Swedish universities. The Swedish universities were in the Big Apple as part of a marketing and recruitment visit, with … Continue reading

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LU Alumni around the world: Denver

Gordon Lindeen attended our alumni event in Denver last spring and reconnected with Lund University. He is a shareholder at Hall Estill Attorneys at Law in Denver, Colorado. We have asked him a few questions about what he has been up to since his exchange studies at Lund University in the 1980s. Q: What do you work with today? What does … Continue reading

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Open lectures by 2018 Honorary Doctors

It’s soon time for the doctoral degree conferment ceremony on 25 May. Several Honorary Doctors will be in town and giving lectures open to the public between 22-24 May. If you’re also in town, you’re welcome to attend! See details below. Honorary Doctors at the Faculty of Medicine Professor John Chalmers – ADVANCE, a factorial trial of blood pressure lowering and glucose … Continue reading

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Alumni around the world: Toronto

This week we meet Omar Abbasi, who studied International Marketing & Brand Management (class of 2009) and now lives and works in Toronto, Canada. Q: You have a Master’s degree in International Marketing & Brand Management from Lund University. What are you working with today, and would you say that your LU education has helped you get to where you … Continue reading

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TEDx talks, communication mistakes and Studentafton “eftersits”

This week we meet Olle Bergman, a skilled communications consultant with an engineering degree (LTH alumnus, class of 1989) who is giving his next TEDx talk this Saturday in Bremen. Q: What do you work with today? I’m a communications consultant, public speaker, educator, freelance writer and author. Since 1998, I have run the company, Bergmans Bokstäver, together with my … Continue reading

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LU Alumna Ranks Among 35 Most Travelled Bloggers in 2017

While most students and alumni dream of travelling the globe, one of Lund University’s alumni didn’t stop at a single trip around the world this year. Larissa Olenicoff, who graduated from Lund University in 2012, is now a popular travel blogger. She shares travel stories on her blog blonde-gypsy.com and impressive photography on her Instagram account. Her travels haven’t gone … Continue reading

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Alumni events in New York and Washington, D.C.

The day after the Alumni Homecoming Weekend, I was on a plane to New York! Still hyped up on all the excitement in Lund during Homecoming, I was looking forward to meeting even more alumni on the East Coast! On 24 October, the Consul General Mr. Leif Pagrotsky invited Lund University alumni to the Swedish Residence in New York City … Continue reading

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