EUROTECH 25TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION, April 11th, 2018 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm Cocktail Hour – Alumni Center Sports Museum 7:00 pm WELCOME DR. FRIEDEMANN WEIDAUER Eurotech Program Co-Director, Faculty Director- Eurotech Learning Community Professor of German OPENING REMARKS ELIZABETH VON WAGNER Officer for Cultural and Press Affairs, German Consulate General – Boston DR. HANS-GEORG WOLF […]
On March 24, Friedemann Weidauer conducted a half day workshop on STEM-centered first and second year language teaching for the Michigan AATG. The event was hosted by Wayne State University in Detroit and organized by Mark Ferguson, director of the Junior Year in Munich Program.
Britta Meredith, PhD student and German Ambassador to the Goethe Institute, visited the Weston High School in Connecticut to introduce students to career possibilities in connection with their German program. EUROTECH and EUROBIZ both met with great interest, and, apparently, we have to produce more brochures….
Britta Meredith (PhD candidate), Mareike Geyer (M.A. candidate, ALDS) and Prof. Manuela Wagner just published their article on “Social Justice in Beginning Language Instruction: Interpreting Fairy Tales” in the DIMENSION Special Issue for 2018: Focus on Social Justice and Critical Pedagogy. Abstract: This chapter bridges theories of social justice (e.g., Osborn, 2006) and intercultural citizenship (e.g. Byram, […]
In their “Pedagogical Strategies to Foster Intercultural Competence and Address Social Justice Issues in the Beginner Language Classroom” workshop Britta Meredith (PhD Candidate), Mareike Geyer (M.A. Candidate, ALDS) and Professor Manuela Wagner put theory into practice by presenting exercises grounded in principles of intercultural citizenship (e.g. Byram, 2008) and social justice (e.g. Osborn, 2006). Using […]
News from DAAD USA Important Dates March 28th: Internship Opportunity at DAAD/GAIN March 31st: Program Officer Position at DAAD/GCRI Upcoming Application Deadlines March 30th: Studienbrücke Deutschland April 15th: DAAD Young Ambassadors Program April 15th: DAAD-AICGS Fellowship Program April 15th: DAAD Post-Doctoral Fellows at the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University
EUROTECH celebrates 25 years of success with a grand celebration on April 11th, 2018, with invited guests from Baden-Württemberg, Connecticut, and UConn! Watch EUROTECHers tell their story in this youtube video:
Inga Pötzl joined the UConn team in Education Abroad in October 2017 and has been hard at work getting to know the campus, its students, and acclimating to Connecticut in a tough winter – hats off to her! Inga has a Master’s degree in American Studies and Cultural Studies and joins us from Berlin where […]
The Conviction Project is a multimodal research project, intersecting media studies and intercultural communication, and the first conversation with William “Bro” Adams, former Chairman of the NEH, was just published online. A shorter version will be forthcoming soon. Next is a conversation with former Dean of Auburn University, Anne-Katrin Gramberg. Learn more about the Conviction […]
Prof. Wagner has received the American Association of University Professors’ Award for Teaching Innovation in 2018! The award ceremony will take place April 23rd, 2018! Herzlichen Glückwunsch!
The Humboldt Foundation invites you to apply for the German Chancellor Fellowship: The German Chancellor Fellowship for tomorrow’s leaders Launch your career in Germany – become part of a worldwide network The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is searching for the leaders of tomorrow – from Brazil, China, India, Russia, and the USA. The German Chancellor […]
Based on the 25-year old, successful EUROTECH program, the German Studies section collaborated with the Business School to start a twin dual degree program in the Fall of 2018. UConn’s EUROBIZ program is designed to prepare you for a career in the global marketplace by offering you the opportunity to experience first-hand the practice of […]
The renowned dual degree program in German Studies and Engineering has a NEW website, complete with updated information about internships and study abroad info. Check out the International Engineering site altogether!