Please submit Your Calendar Announcements and Updates to the Webmaster

Year 2014 Events
Year 2013 Events
Year 2012 Events

November 2015 25/11/2015 The Rhine-Ruhr-Chapter is inviting all intested Cornellians and friends to an evening at the

at Massener Str. 31/Lindenplatz 1, 59423 Unna. Please follow the signs to "Lindenbrauerei"

Meeting-Time: 18:00

Afterwards a nice get together and evening dinner is planned at Gildenstube at the Ristorante Meisterhaus at Hertinger Str. 32, 59423 Unna. Tel:02303-14685

R.s.v.p. for the pesentation and/or dinner to Mrs. Winkelmann (tel: 0211-559430) email to Detlef Rahmann.
November 2015 23/11/2015 The Berlin Chapter, being also active in the IvyLeage University encompassing Berlin IvyCircle, is forwarding an IvyCircle invition to all interested Cornellians for an event coming up on Nov 23rd in Berlin with Wharton Professor Eric K. Clemons, who will give an extremely interesting talk about:

"Online reviews and information changes consumer purchases, retailers strategy and the future of entire industries"
Subtitle: How America surpassed Germany as a brewing nation, 499 years after the Reinheitsgebot

The talk will be held in Berlin at the Eschenbräu, Triftstr. 67, 13353 Berlin at 6:30 pm. Please R.S.V.P. Georgette Savan (penninberlin@gmx.de)
October 2015 15/10/2015 The Frankfurt Chapter is joining all other Cornellians around the world and in Germany for the local Celebration of the
International Spirit of Zinck's Night.
The invitation is extended to all interested Cornellians in the Frankfurt area and to their spouses and friends.

Date: Thursday, 15 October 2015
Time: 7;00 pm
Zum Bitburger, Hochstrasse 54, 60313 Frankfurt am Main
Tel:   069 280 302

The Bitburger Restaurant is centrally located in downtown Frankfurt nearby Alte Oper and Zeil. You may find direction under the link to the restaurant. It also is easily accessible by public transportation.

If you require additional information, please contact Volkmar Hellmich
October 2015 15/10/2015
The Stuttgart Chapter’s 2nd Annual 
International Spirit of Zinck’s Night Celebration

Date: Thursday, 15 October 2015
Time: 7:00 pm
Place: Die Weinstube Schellenturm, Weberstraße 72, 70182, Stuttgart,
Tel:   0711 236 48 88 

The Cornell Club of Germany, Stuttgart Chapter
, together with the London School of Economics alumni club, will gather for Cornell’s traditional Zinck’s Night celebration on Thursday, the 15th of October, 2015 at the restaurant Weinstube Schellenturm. Members of other alumni groups from English-speaking universities are welcome (and expected!). 

Space is limited. Please RSVP to Marla Weston: mweston@weston-legal.de.

We will be seated one floor above ground level. There are 15 steps up to the seating area. Unfortunately, there is no lift. The friendly host assured me, however, that he and his team are ready and able to assist as needed. If you wish assistance in arriving safely at the dining area, please don’t hesitate to contact me in advance so that I can make the staff aware.

For our non-Cornellian colleagues
An ad from an 1879 issue of The Cornellian should go a long way to explaining the Cornell tradition honoring Herr Zinck and his bar. Let it be shown to you by attending Cornellians.
October 2015 15/10/2015

Please already mark your calendars for the 2015 Zinck's Night on the third Thursday in October -- just as every year! Klaus Conrad (M.S.'60) and Deloyce Conrad (B.S.'59) of the Munich Chapter have reserved a table in some of the areas at the Ratskeller right at Marienplatz in the center of Munich for anytime after 6;30pm. Marienplatz can easily be reached by S- or U-Bahn public transportation.

Deloyce and Klaus are inviting all intested Cornellians to join fellow alumni, spouses and friends around the world for the annual celebration of the

International Spirit of Zinck’s Night

In addition to this posting Deloyce also tries to reach all Cornellians and Friends in the greater Munich area by e-mail. Please do help her out if you can to have a complete and accurate (e-)mailing list of Cornell alumni in the greater Munich area.

If you require additional information and/or to “R.S.V.P.” or if you may have special suggestions, please contact the Conrads under (08152) 79674 or mail to Deloyce.

Stuttgart Summer All-Alumni Event

Time: 6:30pm
Place: Goldener Adler (in the Biergarten, weather-permitting), Böheimstraße 38, 70178 Stuttgart, http://www.goldener-adler-stuttgart.de

The Cornell Club of Germany, Stuttgart Chapter
, together with the London School of Economics alumni club German Friends of LSE ("Verein der Freunde der London School of Economics and Political Science e.V.“), will gather for a beer garden evening on Wednesday, 5th of August 2015 at the Goldener Adler restaurant. Cornell and LSE alumni and friends, including members of other alumni groups from English-speaking universities, are welcome. RSVP to Marla Weston: mweston@weston-legal.de.

Public Transportation is available: 

Haltestelle Marienhospital (Buslinie 41), ca. 100 Meter
Haltestelle Erwin-Schoettle-Platz (U1,U14,Buslinie 42), ca. 5 Min.
Haltestelle Marienplatz (U1,U14,Zahnradbahn 10), ca. 5 Min.

There is also a public parking garage across the street diagonally: the underground garage of the Marienhospital.

For more information on transportation: http://www.goldener-adler-stuttgart.de/kontakt.html

We’re looking forward to seeing you! If you’d like to be on the Stuttgart Chapter mailing list, please e-mail me, even if you can’t make it to the event. We’ll also be celebrating Zinck’s Night in October...

Marla Weston ´92 (BS AEP)
July 2015 07/30/2015

Klaus and Deloyce Conrad may again announce plans, as during the last many years, for the "Summer Quarterly" of the Munich Chapter.

This annual Cornell beer garden “get-together” in Munich may again take place in the Hirschgarten, (www.hirschgarten.de) any time after 6:30 p.m. Directions and parking are also given in the English version on the Hirschgarten website.  It gives the S-Bahn directions as well – it is important that the correct stop is “Laim” and not the “Hirschgarten” stop! In case of bad weather Deloyce and Klaus may reserve a table either under an awning, or indoors.  The reservation is always done under the name “Cornell-Conrad.”

If you plan to again take part in this get together and need additional information please contact the Conrads via mail to Deloyce.
July 2015 07/21/2015 3rd Ivy League Summer Drinks!

Once again, forwared by Deloyce Conrad, The Harvard Club of Munich is inviting all Ivy-Leaguers in the area to join them for their annual "Ivy League Drinks" at Schumann's Bar in Munich on Tuesday, 21st July.

 For RSVP please respond until July 17th to Erika.Suemegi@crcie.com

June 2015 05/06/2015-
The 24th annual Cornell Weekend of the Cornell Club of Germany is approaching soon and all interested Cornellians are invited and asked to participate. 

This year's annual Cornell weekend will resume in the east of Germany, in the city of Leipzig, in the German federal state of Saxony. Preparations  are almost complete for the the program, the agenda for the annual meeting, the registration form and of course the official invitation will be published. You may also register with the new CornellConnect event registration.

The Leipzig meeting will convene at the Steigenberger Grandhotel Handelshof in Leipzig. We are greateful to our Cornell Hotel School co-alumnus Tobias Brown for having assisted us in negotiating for room contingencies  at our two conference hotels, the Steigenberger Grandhotel Handelshof Hotel and the Intercity Hotel, located almost next to one another.

Favourable rates have been negotiated as follows:

  1. Steigenberger Grandhotel Handelshof
Salzgäßchen 6
04109 Leipzig
Tel.: +49 341 350581-961/991
Fax: + 49 341 350581-888
Rate: EUR 140 single or double (!) occupancy,

  1. InterCity Hotel Leipzig
Steigenberger Hotel Group
Tröndlinring 2
04105 Leipzig
Tel.: +49 341 308661-0
Fax: +49 341 308661-900
Email: leipzig@intercityhotel.de
Rate: EUR 90 single occupancy/ EUR 120 double occupancy

When you will be making your booking, as soon as it will be possible, please indicate that such booking be made under the "Cornell Weekend 2015" arrangement.

The application form with the fees for the annual get together you will find here.

Friday, June 5, 2015

We will start the weekend with a welcome event and dinner at 07:00 p.m. at the famous Auerbachs Keller, Grimmaische Str. 2-4, 04109 Leipzig. An after dinner presentation will be given by the journalist Karsten Pietsch about "1000 Years of Leipzig in 100 Minutes". This follows our line of learning about the history at all of those places we have visited over the many years of annual Cornell weekends.

Saturday, June 6, 2015

We will continue the weekend at 09:00 a.m. with our annual Members Meeting of the Cornell Club of Germany e.V. at the Steigenberger Grandhotel Handelshof.

At 10:30 a.m. we all are invited to come togehter for a guided tour of the city center of Leipzig.

Around 12:15 p.m. we are going to sit down for lunch at the Gasthaus Barthels Hof, Hainstrasse 1, 04109 Leipzig.

At 01:30 p.m. we will continue the day with with a guided bus tour (with a stop at the "Völkerschlachtsdenkmal") to and through the Leipziger Neuseenland, worth knowing for the redevelopment of the former surface mining area and its use today.

As we are approaching 03:00 p.m. a boat trip on the Markkleeberg Lake with coffee and cake is waiting for us. Thereafter we are returning to Leipzig per bus. After arriving there some wonderful sound for our ears is being served with an organ concert at the Nikolai Church
at 05:00 p.m.

After that we will get ready for the evening event which will start at the Steigenberger at
07:00 p
.m. with Aperto followed by a festive dinner.

Around 08:30 p.m. an after dinner presentation will be given by Dipl.-Phys. Hans-Guenter Thonemann, MS'81 (Cornell): "Particle Physics @ Cornell -  A Journey through time from Ithaca via Los Alamos, Hiroshima and Nagasaki to Geneva, Higgs and Heidelberg, Tuebingen, Hamburg and Back", a different perspective of ones interest in history. 

Sunday, June 7, 2015

This is the final day of our annual Cornell Weekend at Leipzig and we will start the day at
09:30 a.m. with our traditional "Big Red Brunch". At 11.00 a.m. the official program of the weekend will end.

The program for the entire weekend you are also able to download here (German, English).

If you have specific questions with regards to the annual meeting or to the agenda or if you want to make specific suggestions, please contact Wolfgang Fritzemeyer .

April 2015 23/04/2015 Memorial ceremony for our beloved member and treasurer Evelyn Meierholzner, who passed away suddenly on December 27, 2014, while vacationing in Cuba.

Time: 09:45 am; Location: Waldfriedhof, Alter Teil, München, Fürstenrieder Str.
See also: Sueddeutsche Zeitung 04/04/2015.

Volkmar Hellmich is planning get together of the Frankfurt Cornell Alumni and all other Cornellians associated with the Rhein-Main Chapter

Everyone is asked to please mark your calendar for the the upcoming event on Friday 17 April 2015: we are very pleased that Cornell Alum Vidhya Rangaraju will share with us current research on the memory and neuroscience. We will visit the Max Planck Institute in Frankfurt (Riedberg) and go for dinner afterwards. 

Time: 17.00h CET

Title: 'Memory and the Brain - what have the neuroscientists been upto?'

Description of the visit: A brief presentation on the past, present and future of neuroscience research on memory; Visit to the science exhibit in the institute in honor of its ‘100th anniversary’; A brief tour of the research laboratories; Dinner/Drinks at a nearby restaurant. 

Institute address: 
Max Planck Institute for Brain Research
Max-von-Laue-Str. 4
60438 Frankfurt (Riedberg)

Directions by U-Bahn: Take the U8 towards Riedberg and get off at the Uni Campus Riedberg stop.

Park Avenue
Riedbergplatz 3
60438 Frankfurt am Main
(less than 5 minute walk from the institute)
January 2015 25/01/2015 The first 2015 "Quarterly" get together of the Munich Chapter is again organized by Klaus and Deloyce Conrad . This time there will be a meeting at the "Münchner Stadtmuseum" for visiting an exhibit "Rumford - Rezepte für ein besseres Bayern"  In order to have enough time for tickets everyone who wants to participate is asked to meet punctually at 11:00 a.m at the entrance hall.

The Stadtmuseum, St.-Jakobs-Platz 1, 80331 München can be reached by public transportation (S/U-Bahn Station Marienplatz or U-Bahn Station Sendlinger Tor)

Due to the extent of the exhibit (in fact, due to the extraordinary extent of the life and works of Benjamin Thompson, aka Count Rumford), Klaus and Deloyce have decided to employ the VHS dozent for the "standard" 90-minute tour (in German).  This entails an additional cost of € 5,- per Person.

All interested Cornellians are invited to join that Sunday morning that . If you require addtional information, please contact the Conrads under (08152) 79674 or email your inquiry to Deloyce.