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201830Jan

Two ASL Students Share their Adventure in Geneva, NY

 

Two of our students are currently spending a semester abroad at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, in Geneva, NY.

 

Maximilian and Constantin share their experience on our Study Abroad Blog. For the next three months, you can follow them on their adventure. Impressions from the beautiful campus, freezing temperatures, and the challenges of settling in are featured in their most recent posts.

 

Geneva First Impressions

Geneva First Impressions
201829Jan

First Things First

About two weeks ago, my study-abroad adventure @Hobart and William Smith Colleges, located in Geneva, NY, took off. Geneva is located at the deepest of the Finger Lakes, the Seneca Lake.  My journey was off to a rocky start. After spending some time in NYC beforehand, we wanted to take a Greyhound bus to Geneva. Since our bus from NYC was delayed, we missed our connecting bus in Binghamton. We, my companions an I, were left with a decision: wait 5 hours for the next bus to Geneva, or take an uber. We decided in favor of the latter.

201828Jan

Settling In

It’s been an interesting couple of first days for me. After spending a week rather off the usual touristic places in NYC (my highlights: thrift shopping in Brooklyn and exploring freezing-cold and almost completely abandoned Coney Island) I have finally arrived in Geneva, NY — the place I will call home for the next 4 months or so. The journey upstate was exhausting and frustrating. The bus from NYC was delayed 1.5h, which meant that we missed the connecting bus in Binghamton, NY.

The Secrets of Success - Learning From Silicon Valley and Israel

Date: 
22. Feb 18:00 - 20:00

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PLEASE REGISTER FOR THE EVENT AT THE LINK BELOW:
https://goo.gl/forms/TESD26ECS93ZNZDE3

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Join the American Space Leipzig for a roundtable discussion on innovation and success in the tech industry with Gideon Marks, Anchor Mentor at Google Launchpad Accelerator and Board Advisor at GlobeKeeper.

Gideon Marks has been active in high tech for 30 plus years in growth companies from inception through initial public offering and in M&A transactions. Working with many entrepreneurs from Europe, Korea, Israel, and Silicon Valley led Gideon to share his experience with what makes startups more successful than others and what is needed as far as leadership, traction, funding, and technology. 

In his talk he will focus on topics such as: doing the right things, telling a good story to investors, numbers have to add up, finding the right investors, building credibility. In addition Gideon will cover the topic of innovation and why Silicon Valley and Israel spearhead it.

The event is free and open to the public.

 

201821Jan

Prof. Garrett Discusses the Government Shutdown at DLF

On January 20, American Studies Leipzig's Prof. Crister S.

Written Exam Society, History, and Politics II

Date: 
05. Feb 09:00 - 11:00

Society, History, and Politics II (04-001-1006)

Lecture (Dr. Usbeck):

written exam, 90 minutes, between 9:00 – 11:00 am, HS 6 (HSG)

Written Exam Ethnicity and Diversity in US Culture

Date: 
02. Feb 11:00 - 13:00

Ethnicity and Diversity in US Culture (04-001-1018)

Lecture (Prof. Pisarz-Ramirez)

written exam, 90 minutes, between 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, HS 11 (HSG)

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