7
Sep

Martha Thorne appointed Dean of IE School of Architecture and Design

Written on September 7, 2015 by Roberto Arribas in Architecture

Martha_ThorneIE University announced the appointment of Martha Thorne as Dean of IE School of Architecture. Martha Thorne has served as the Executive Director of the Pritzker Architecture Prize since 2005. She held the position of Associate Curator of the Department of Architecture at The Art Institute of Chicago from 1996 to 2005. She is the editor and author of several books, including The Pritzker Architecture Prize: The First Twenty Years, and author of numerous articles for architecture journals and encyclopedias. Ms. Thorne holds a Master of City Planning degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Urban Affairs from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She undertook additional studies at the London School of Economics.

Martha Thorne has formed part of the IE School of Architecture & Design management team since its inception and previously served as Associate Dean for External Relations.

“Martha Thorne’s commitment to international architectural education and her expertise in the global architecture market have made her a reference worldwide within the industry,” said Santiago Iñiguez, President of IE University. “Her appointment as Dean of IE School of Architecture and Design will serve to further the School’s aim to bring the best of innovation and management to architectural disciplines.”

IE School of Architecture & Design places emphasis on excellence in design, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Throughout its different programs such as the Bachelor in Architecture, the Master in Architectural Management & Design and the Master in Design for Work, Retail and Learning Environments, IE students are encouraged to take a creative approach to architecture, learn the latest digital skills in a contemporary context, and develop talents to become leaders in a changing field.

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Martha Thorne, nombrada Decana de IE School of Architecture and Design.

IE University anunció el nombramiento de Martha Thorne como Decana de IE School of Architecture. Desde 2005, Thorne es Directora Ejecutiva del Premio Pritzker de Arquitectura. Ha sido Associate Curator del Departamento de Arquitectura en el Art Institute of Chicago desde 1996 hasta 2005. Es editora y autora de varias publicaciones, incluyendo The Pritzker Architecture Prize: The First Twenty Years, y ha escrito numerosos artículos en revistas de arquitectura y enciclopedias. Thorne posee un Máster de Planificación Urbana en la Universidad de Pensilvania y una Licenciatura en Urbanismo  en la Universidad Estatal de Nueva York, en Buffalo. Amplió sus estudios en la London School of Economics y ha formado parte del equipo  de IE School of Architecture & Design desde su creación; hasta ahora ejercía las funciones de vicedecana de relaciones externas de esta escuela.

“El compromiso de Martha Thorne con la enseñanza de arquitectura internacional y su habilidad en el mercado global de arquitectura la han convertido en una referencia mundial dentro de la industria”, afirmó Santiago Íñiquez, Presidente de IE University.  “Su nombramiento como Decana de IE School of Architecture and Design permitirá a la escuela apuntar más lejos para  atraer la mejor innovación y gestión a las distintas disciplinas de la arquitectura”.

IE School of Architecture & Design  enfatiza la excelencia en el diseño, la innovación y la iniciativa empresarial. A través de sus diversos programas como el Bachelor in Architecture, el Master in Architectural Management & Design y el Master in Design for Work, Retail and Learning Environments, se motiva a los estudiantes del IE a tener un enfoque creativo hacia la arquitectura, a aprender las últimas competencias digitales en un contexto contemporáneo y a desarrollar el talento para ser líderes en un campo siempre cambiante.

7
Sep
  • The latest intake at IE University is made up of 750 students, most of whom speak three to four languages 
  • Students hail  from 60 countries and have undertaken their school studies in a total of more than 50 education systems 
  • IE University renews its organizational structure in readiness for new development phase 
  • Lee Newman to head new School of Human Sciences and Technology 
  • Martha Thorne takes over as Dean of IE University’s School of Architecture and Design

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Some 750 new students from sixty countries  worldwide have begun their higher education studies at IE University. Eighty percent of the highly qualified intake are international students who have studied in a total of 50 educational systems worldwide, notably, the United States, China, Japan, India, Scandinavia, and the leading economies of the EU.

“We are very proud of the fact that IE University’s student body now comprises more than 95 nationalities, drawn by our excellent results and international recognition,” said Santiago Íñiguez, President of IE University. “IE has consolidated itself as one of the most diverse universities in the world, with a model based on values like innovation, excellence, internationality, and an entrepreneurial spirit.”

Lee Newman 01Among the most significant developments of this new academic year, which commenced on September 2 at the Madrid and Segovia campuses, is the creation of the IE School of Human Science and Technology, which will offer programs in fields which include communication studies, behavioral sciences, big data, and positive psychology. It will be led by its new dean, Lee Newman, a graduate of Brown University, with an MBA and Ph.D from MIT and the University of Michigan respectively. Lee Newman is an internationally renowned expert in leadership and behavioral sciences who, in addition to setting up his own companies, has served as a member of the boards of many leading international companies, including McKinsey & Company.

 

Martha_ThorneMartha Thorne, the Executive Director of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, assumes the position of Dean of the IE School of Architecture and Design. Until now she has served as Associate Dean for External Relations at IE. Martha Thorne is an expert in urban planning and has a Master’s Degree in City Planning from the University of Pennsylvania. She has studied at New York State University and the London School of Economics.

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The new academic year also sees Antonio de Castro take over as Vice Rector for Academic Affairs at IE University. An expert in EU law, for the last five years he has held several senior posts at IE University, and previously served as chief administrator of the Council of the European Union. He studied at the Autonomous University of Madrid, as well as at Spain’s Escuela Diplomática and the College of Europe.

About IE University

IE University was founded as an extension of IE’s academic model to university education to offer innovative solutions for undergraduate and graduate studies. It has a student body comprised of over 95 nationalities and a faculty comprised of some 400 Spanish and international experts. IE University offers both Spanish and English-taught degrees in the fields of Business Administration, Architecture, Biology, Communication, Law, Psychology, and International Relations. 

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IE University alcanza 95 nacionales entre su alumnado 

Setecientos cincuenta nuevos alumnos de sesenta nacionalidades comenzarán este curso sus estudios superiores en IE University. Esta clase, que alcanza el 80% de alumnos internacionales en el campus de Segovia, se caracteriza por la excelencia de los alumnos, procedentes de más de 50 sistemas educativos repartidos por todo el mundo, como el bachillerato internacional, el sistema americano, el chino, el japonés, el indio, los  escandinavos o los principales de la Unión Europea.

“Estamos muy orgullosos de haber podido atraer a un alumnado  de más de 95 nacionalidades gracias a los buenos resultados y al reconocimiento internacional”, subrayó Santiago Íñiguez, Presidente de IE University.  “IEU se ha consolidado como una de las universidades del mundo con más diversidad entre sus estudiantes a partir de un modelo basado en valores como la innovación, la excelencia, la internacionalidad y el espíritu emprendedor”, añadió.  Read more…

28
Jul

Event opens on September 11 and runs from September 19-27

This year focuses on Spanish talent, looks to Europe, explores Arab culture, discusses issues such as the role of women in the arts, the future of the media, and particularly reporting on culture, as well as providing an opportunity to meet leadincontemporary writers, thinkers, and artists.

Taking part will be writers Antonio Muñoz Molina, María Dueñas, José Manuel Caballero Bonald, Jessie Burton, Sadie Jones, Tim Bowler, Emmanuel Carrère, Alaa Al Aswany, John McHugo, Rafael and Santiago Roncagliolo, Juan Villoro; artist Harland Miller; philosopher A. C. Grayling; former British deputy prime minister Nick Clegg; lawyer Miriam González Durántez; filmmakders Rosa Bosch and Angeles González-Sinde; and art critics Rosa Martínez, among others.

Journalists such as Juan Luis Cebrián, Bieito Rubido, Pedro J. Ramírez, John Ridding, Anne McElvoy, Jorge Lanata, John Hooper, Mark Skypworth, Martin Chilton, Antonio Lucas and the editors of the most important arts sections join this cultural and artistic fiesta.

hayfestival2014The HAY Festival Segovia celebrates its 10th anniversary, marking this historic occasion with a varied and full programme over the course of 10 days, from inauguration on September 11, and then from September 19-27.

This year focuses on Spanish talent, looks to Europe, explores Arab culture, discusses issues such as the role of women in the arts, the future of the media, and particularly reporting on culture, and provides an opportunity to meet some of Britain’s leading contemporary writers, thinkers, and artists.

The festival will be inaugurated by Spain’s international best-selling writer María Dueñas, in collaboration with the Fundación Lara, and will be closed by singer-songwriter Marwan, who will perform some of his songs and talk to Spanish journalist Benjamín Prado about his work. For 10 days, Hay Festival Segovia will provide a window on the world and an opportunity to hear what some of the leading figures from the arts scene have to say.

Europe, centre stage

On Saturday, 26 September, Europe will take centre stage at the Hay Festival. Four discussions organized jointly with IE University will look at politics and society within the EU, the role of women, the future of the media, and how Spain and the Spanish are seen in Europe.

The Aula Magna of IE University will be the setting for a conversation between Nick Clegg and veteran Spanish journalist Pedro J. Ramírez, founder of leading newspaper El Mundo, and now setting up his own digital daily, El Español, on events in Europe, Spain, and the UK over recent years.

Miriam González Durántez, a Spanish lawyer involved in the Inspiring Women campaign in the United Kingdom, along with Anne McElvoy, Senior Editor at The Economist and a specialist in covering global health, education, and welfare policies, will discuss the role women are playing in 21st century public life.

Change is sweeping the global media, driven by the new technologies. John Ridding, CEO of The Financial Times, recently bought by the Nikkei group, will discuss the future with Juan Luis Cebrián, founder of El País and president of Grupo Prisa, Diego del Alcázar, founding president of IE Business School and former president of the Vocento Group.

And to provide some insight into how Spain is seen by the rest of the world will be three distinguished journalists who have spent many years reporting on Spain: John Hooper, The Guardian’s Southern Europe Editor and author of The New Spaniards and The Italians; Paul Ingendaay, the Frankfurter Allegemeine Zeitung’s correspondent and author of a German-language guide to understanding the country; and Giles Tremlett, The Economist’s correspondent and author of The Ghosts of Spain.

British authors and artists

Once again, with the collaboration of the British Council, the HAY Festival’s global partner, a long list of some of the United Kingdom’s leading thinkers, writers, and artists will be coming to Segovia in September.

Among the highlights will be Sadie Jones, author of The Outcast, which has just been adapted by the BBC for television and radio; Jessie Burton, whose debut novel The Miniaturist has sold half a million copies; Tim Bowler, bestselling young people’s author translated into 30 languages; poet, playwright and presenter Owen Sheers; and Jay Griffiths, author of popular novels such as Pip, Pip, Wild, and A Love Letter From a Stray Moon.

Visitors to the festival will also have the opportunity to discover the work of Harland Miller, one of Britain’s leading contemporary artists. He will be talking to Graham Sheffield, filmmaker and former Spanish culture minister Angeles González-Sinde. Miller’s installation The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters will be on display at the Quintanar Palace.

Aside from a range of international movies, this year’s festival will feature the BAFTA 2014 short film finalists at the Cárcel-Filmoteca de Segovia. Read more…

28
Jul

Será inaugurado el 11 de septiembre y se celebrará además del 19 al 27 de ese mes

Esta edición apuesta por reconocer el talento español, acercarse a Europa, la cultura árabe, conversar sobre cuestiones como el papel dhayfestival2014e la mujer en la cultura, el futuro de los medios de comunicación, la información cultural y acercar al público español a prestigiosos filósofos, autores y artistas plásticos

Participan los escritores Antonio Muñoz Molina, María Dueñas, José Manuel Caballero Bonald, Jessie Burton, Sadie Jones, Tim Bowler, Emmanuel Carrère, Alaa Al Aswany, John McHugo, Rafael y Santiago Roncagliolo, Juan Villoro; el artista Harland Miller; el filósofo A. C. Grayling; el político británico Nick Clegg y el español Nicolás Sartorius; la abogada Miriam González Durántez; las cineastas Rosa Bosch y Angeles González-Sinde; y la crítico de arte Rosa Martínez, entre otros

Periodistas como Juan Luis Cebrián, Bieito Rubido, Pedro J. Ramírez, Jorge Lanata, John Hooper, Mark Skypworth, Martin Chilton, Antonio Lucas y los directores y editores de los más importantes suplementos y secciones de Cultura se unen a la fiesta del pensamiento y las artes

El HAY Festival Segovia celebra su décima edición y con ese motivo ha preparado un variado y completo programa que se prolongará durante diez días, desde su inauguración el 11 de septiembre y posteriormente del 19 al 27 de septiembre.

Este año, el HAY Festival apuesta por reconocer el talento español, acercarse a Europa, la cultura árabe, conversar sobre cuestiones como el papel de la mujer en la cultura, el futuro de los medios de comunicación, la información cultural y acercar al público español a prestigiosos filósofos, autores y artistas plásticos británicos.

El Festival, que será inaugurado por la escritora María Dueñas, con la colaboración de la Fundación Lara, y clausurado por el poeta y cantautor Marwan -que conversará con Benjamín Prado e interpretará algunas de sus canciones-, invita a mirar al mundo y a reflexionar de la mano de destacadas figuras: escritores, filósofos, artistas plásticos, cineastas y periodistas.

“Quiero agradecer a los patrocinadores, colaboradores, voluntarios y amigos que durante diez años, en los buenos momentos y en los de dificultades, han apostado por HAY y han consolidado esta cita de Segovia como uno de los más importantes encuentros multiculturales del mundo”, ha señalado Sheila Cremaschi, directora de HAY Festival Segovia.

Homenaje a los creadores españoles

De la mano de Acción Cultural Española (AC/E) el ciclo Trayectorias, será un gran homenaje a nuestros creadores y gestores que han recorrido diversos caminos que les han ayudado a perfilar su producción y, con ella, nuestra cultura contemporánea. Protagonistas del cine, música, literatura, artes plásticas, cultura digital, etc., participarán en este ciclo para contarnos los múltiples caminos y el papel protagonista que sus trayectorias en el extranjero han tenido en la configuración de sus carreras como creadores y cómo esas determinaciones se han convertido en un libro, una pieza musical, una obra audiovisual…, una actitud frente, en y para el arte. Read more…

13
Jul

???????????????????????????????La alumna brasileña Daniela Machado ha recibido el premio White & Case el mejor trabajo fin de Grado de Derecho de IE University, tras el acto de graduación de la primera promoción de Derecho de la universidad privada. Este galardón fue entregado por Juan Manuel de Remedios, socio Director de White & Case en Madrid, y está dotado con una beca de cinco mil euros para la realización del Master en Abogacía en IE Law School. White & Case  es uno de los principales despachos de abogados del mundo por operaciones asesoradas y facturación, y el premio representa una apuesta conjunta de este prestigioso bufete y de la institución académica para impulsar el talento entre los futuros graduados en derecho.

La investigación galardonada aborda las recomendaciones propuestas por la OCDE sobre los instrumentos financieros híbridos; además analiza y compara las leyes en este ámbito desarrolladas en Brasil y en Estados Unidos. Daniela Machado se mostró muy satisfecha por el premio recibido, que supone la culminación de sus estudios en Derecho en la universidad privada. Al acto de entrega de este reconocimiento a la joven graduada también asistieron Carlos Daroca y Yoko Takagi, abogados de White & Case, la directora del grado en Derecho en IE University, Soledad Atienza, y varios profesores de la universidad.

Daniela Machado acaba de graduarse en IE University y pertenece a la primera promoción de Derecho que lanza la universidad privada, formada por alumnos de varios países que han desarrollado su experiencia profesional en ciudades como Londres o Hong Kong y han realizado sus prácticas en prestigiosos bufetes de abogados y empresas como JP Morgan, AT Kearney, Nomura, Accenture, Clifford Chance, Santander UK, Cuatrecasas Gonçalves Pereira, Hogan Lovels, DLA Piper, Cisco systems, Garrigues, Stephenson Harwood, Taylor Vinters, Linklaters, Uria y Menéndez, Pérez Llorca, Neinver, entre otros. Read more…

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