Why do we miss?

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By: Natalia Giner Laguarda · 16 May 2019
Category: Education

The continuous verb tense of the word missing already shows its progressive aspect. I am more than sure that; the pressure felt in the middle of the chest when someone you were used to be with is not there anymore; could never be more alive overtime. Missing is more than…

Spinning at Wageningen

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By: Natalia Giner Laguarda · 9 January 2019
Category: Student life

If there is something you can’t avoid in Wageningen is the bike. Leaving home means cycling. No matter whether you are going to the university to attend a lecture, to the city center to have a coffee or to the super market to do shopping, you will have to take…

Do you want to make an impact?

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By: Natalia Giner Laguarda · 26 December 2018
Category: Education, Student life

Wageningen University is certainly the best university to focus your academic carrier on the theme ‘healthy food and living environment’. Wageningen University research and education are based on a fundamental scientific approach whose work is strongly connected with governments and the business community. But are you just looking forward to…

FabLab; Want to be a maker?

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By: Natalia Giner Laguarda · 12 December 2018
Category: Education

Wageningen University offers you more than just science, indeed Wageningen is well known for its capacity to translate science. Have you ever had an idea in your mind which you wanted to make physical? Did you ever thought about a molecule, a landscape, a prototipe or a new item and…

A weekend in Berlin

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By: Natalia Giner Laguarda · 21 November 2018
Category: Student life

Although Wageningen is a nice place to spend a weekend and chill with some friends, sometimes it feels too tiny. As you might know, reaching different places around Wageningen is sometimes hard. Last weekend I wanted to travel a bit without spending too much money on it. That its actually possible…

Lecture Week 2018

By: Natalia Giner Laguarda · 17 October 2018
Category: Education

Welcome to Wageningen! Are you considering Wageningen as your future university? Would you like to know what could you expect when studying in Wageningen? Join us to the online Lecture Week from Monday 22 October to Friday 26 October and experience Wageningen lectures. When and where will the online Wageningen…

Online Open Day 2018

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By: Natalia Giner Laguarda · 3 October 2018
Category: Student life

Welcome to Wageningen! Are you considering Wageningen as your future university? Would you like to know what could you expect when studying in Wageningen? Join us online on the Online Open Day on Friday 19 October and experience the university for a day.   What to expect During the Online Open…

Download the WUR W’App

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By: Natalia Giner Laguarda · 12 September 2018
Category: Student life

Arriving to Wageningen is by far the hardest task I had to accomplish in my entire Erasmus. For many students, getting used to all the new systems and people is extremelly hard. There is a lot of new information which become hard to process while dealing with you new courses….

Gymnastic popcorns

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By: Natalia Giner Laguarda · 4 July 2018
Category: Education

Have you ever stand in front of the microwave waiting for your popcorns to explode? Have you ever recorded a slow motion video of a kernel popping? Science is always around us and again is not magic what makes popcorn to pop but it is this time pressure who rules…

How does your book smell?

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By: Natalia Giner Laguarda · 30 May 2018
Category: Education

Did you know that your book could also be characterize by its aroma? Books are nor human being but they change their aroma as they get older. A combination of volatile compounds gives to your books their characteristic smell. But were you aware of the fact that this aroma changes…

Bevrijdingsdag 2018

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By: Natalia Giner Laguarda · 15 May 2018
Category: Student life

As each year, The Netherlands celebrated the Liberation Day (Bevrijdingsdag in Dutch). This celebration takes place each year the 5th of May. This day commemorates the end of the occupation by Nazi Germany during the World War II. What happened the 5th of May (Bevrijdingsdag ) On the 5th of…

Kingsday 2018

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By: Natalia Giner Laguarda · 8 May 2018
Category: Student life

Koningsdag or Kingsday is a national holiday celebrated in The Netherlands. This holiday is celebrated the 27th of April. This celebration represents the birth of the Willem-Alexander This holiday its known for its freemarket (vrijmarkt  in dutch) where the Dutch sell their second hand items. However, Kingsday is more known for its light…

Calçotada in Wageningen

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By: Natalia Giner Laguarda · 10 April 2018
Category: Student life

Even if I am not catalan, I was looking forward to share the event that took place last Saturday (7th of April) in Droevendaal. This was the first Saturday of the year we enjoyed 21ºC and around 300 people joined to this catalan event that receives the name of calçotada…

100 years later

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By: Natalia Giner Laguarda · 11 March 2018
Category: Student life

Were you too busy to figure out what happened in Wageningen during the 100 years? Did you miss the birthday of our university and are you wondering how did we celebrate it? Thursday 8th of March This Thursday I had the chance to assist to the “CRISPR-Cas from evolution to…

100 years WUR

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By: Natalia Giner Laguarda · 5 March 2018
Category: Student life

Do you want to miss the most well-known birthday of the year? I hope and guess no, therefore you should already note the date and check the event (100 years). Next March 9th 2018, Wageningen will celebrate the 100th Dies Natalis. This event will be the beginning of Wageningen’s birthday…

Wageningen has precipitated

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By: Natalia Giner Laguarda · 2 March 2018
Category: Student life

One kind word can warm this winter month; Snow. Many people were stressing out as February was arriving to its end and no snow was placed on the grass yet. At its very very end, February gave us a little bit of snow on the 28th. We woke up with -5…

I’ve been diagnose of BHS (Broken Heart Syndrome)

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By: Natalia Giner Laguarda · 23 February 2018
Category: Student life

“Believe me, when he left I felt a profound chest pain whose explanation I was not able to explain” Actually this chest pain can come together with ST segment abnormalities and transient left ventricular apical ballooning without coronary artery obstructive disease. This syndrome is called Takotsubo cardiomyopathy (TTC) and luckily…

CARNIVAL IN DEN BOSCH

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By: Natalia Giner Laguarda · 16 February 2018
Category: Student life

If you like singing, drinking and dancing while wearing a colorful outfit, you should have gone to celebrate carnival in the south of The Netherlands. As a second time in my life, I’ve travelled to the south of our amazing country to enjoy this party. During my Erasmus year, I…