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COIL-Coaching
20/01/21 -
  • Erica Callery

Coaching COIL – UAS7 Virtual Academy Coaching Sessions in Full Swing

Balancing synochronous and asynchronous teaching; selecting the right technology tool and preparing students for international collaboration – these were just some of the many topics which were covered in the first round of the UAS7 Virtual Academy’s Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) coaching sessions held in early January 2021.
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Moving the Cities 2020
18/12/20 -
  • Gabriel de Mattos Strada

Moving the Cities 2020, Hackathon Uniting Industry & Academia

Moving the Cities is an international event that has been reoccurring annually since 2018. It unites students, professors, industry representatives and universities from all over the world. The goal of Moving the Cities is to look at regional challenges that cities face from an international perspective. To do just that, 135+ students from 6 countries collaborated digitally for one week. 28 internationally mixed teams with participants from Brazil, Chile, Germany, Colombia, England and the USA competed in the final pitches to convince the international jury of their solution.
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ivac-kickoff-teaser
09/12/20 -
  • Leonie Kirstein

UAS7 Virtual Academy officially kicked-off

On December 2nd 2020, the UAS7 Virtual Academy held its inaugural kick-off event. Project stakeholders from both the US and Germany came together virtually to learn more about the plans for the UAS7 Virtual Academy and get to know one another. Almost 50 faculty, project coordinators, e-learning and digitalization specialists as well as senior university members joined the event.
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Rethinking Cities: Smarter, Sustainable, more livable Communities
09/12/20 -
  • Friederike Moenning

RETHINKING CITIES: SMARTER, SUSTAINABLE, MORE LIVABLE COMMUNITIES

The rapid development of cities poses unique challenges at a time when urban areas worldwide are threatened by climate and environmental change. How can we make cities smarter and more sustainable using the latest technologies from renewable energy to smart grids? The one-hour live web-talk, Rethinking Cities contributed to this ongoing dialogue by addressing issues of sustainability, smart technologies, governance, and design from the perspective of the communities that inhabit these spaces.
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Virtual Career Booster Alumni
07/12/20 -
  • Friederike Moenning

VIRTUAL CAREER BOOSTER GERMANY 2020

On November 5 and 6, UAS7 had the opportunity to participate in the Annual Goethe Institut "Career Booster Germany" - per 2020 restrictions in virtual form. This year, UAS7 was represented in three separate sessions, presenting Study Opportunities at Universities of Applied Sciences and graduate programs. Additionally, Nathanial Long - SIP alumnus - participated in an Alumni Panel Discussion about Studying in Germany.
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Katie Kuester in Koblenz
18/11/20 -
  • Friederike Mönning

Third time’s the charm - Why former SIP student Katie decides to come back to Germany over and over

Katie Kuester is a marketing major from the University of Southern Indiana who spent her SIP experience at the Hochschule Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences this year, after participating in a summer program in 2019. We interviewed her about her experience in Germany during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Engineering Futures B
23/10/20 -
  • Friederike Mönning

Engineering the Future at the 23rd „Annual Colloquium on International Engineering Education“ (ACIEE)

The theme "Engineering the Future" for this year's 23rd Annual Colloquium on International Engineering Education (ACIEE) at the university of Rhode Island (URI), emphasized the need to continuously adapt, innovate, and forge new and stronger relationships with each other for all parties involved in this field.
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Future Forum: Building Biopolis - Global Challenges and Solutions for Coastal Areas
21/10/20 -
  • Friederike Mönning

Building Biopolis at the DWIH Future Forum

The German Center for Research and Innovation (GCRI) New York recently called to envision the green city of the future. From October 14 to 17, interested Future Forum attendants were able to participate in the "Building Biopolis" project together with American and German climate experts from industry, policy and academia.
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