News May 2007 You will find the news of May 2007 on this page. Topics are for instance the Financial Times Ranking, the Graduation Days or the St. Gallen Symposium. Financial Times Ranking In the Financial Times' latest executive education ranking, the University of St.Gallen (HSG) occupies 11th place among Europe's best business schools (2006: 13th out of 17). Thus the HSG has taken another great step toward its aim of being placed among the ten best European business schools. The HSG is the only German-language business school to have been included in this demanding ranking. The first place in Europe was awarded to the IMD in Lausanne. Financial Times ranking 2007 in detailHaniel Seminars on "Aesthetics and Management" in St.Gallen's Lokremise 14 May 2007. The Haniel Seminars, which take place from 21 May to 2 June 2007, are devoted to the relationships between art and economy. Specialists such as Adrienne Goehler, Daniel Libeskind, Peter Sloterdijk, Roger Schawinksi and others discuss the relationship between artistic and economic conduct on the occasion of two official panel sessions. The sculptural structure created by Daniel Libeskind for the 2005 Freshman Week can be seen by the general public for the first time. Flyer about the seminar series (in German)Flyer about the panel discussion (in German)Masters' Graduation Day 12 May 2007. One hundered and forty-nine graduates reached the second rung of the academic ladder and received their degree of a Master of Arts HSG (M.A. HSG) on Masters' Graduation Day. President Ernst Mohr devoted his address to the issue of "doped careers". 37th St.Gallen Symposium at the HSG from 31 May to 2 June 2007 8 May 2007. On the "Three days in May", the campus of the University of St.Gallen will host the 37th St.Gallen Symposium with 600 high-ranking specialists from trade and industry, science, society and politics, along with 200 selected students from all over the world. Under the general heading "The Power of Natural Resources" they will debate the increasing scarcity of natural resources and try to point out some solutions. St. Gallen Symposium ISC Bachelor Graduation Day 5 May 2007. On the occasion of Graduation Day, 187 graduates were awarded the degree of a Bachelor of Arts HSG (B.A. HSG) by President Ernst Mohr: 124 in Business Administration, 30 in International Relations, 17 in Economics, 8 in Law und 8 in Law and Economics. In his address, the President outlined the difference between "being up-to-date" and "having your finger on the pulse of things" (in German). The ceremony and the attractive all-day fringe events for family and friends on campus and in the city constituted a worthy conclusion to this first step on the academic ladder. CEMS Conference at the HSG on 10/11 May 2007 4 May 2007. Thirty-five representatives of Europe's leading business universities and of international companies will be hosted by the HSG on 10/11 May 2007. The CEMS agenda will include such items as an extension of the alliance with universities outside Europe and the reform of the CEMS Master's Program in International Management.