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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 usually reserve 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 usually 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 may also try 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.
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
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.
|The 24th annual Cornell Weekend of the
Cornell Club of Germany is approaching soon and all
interested Cornellians are invited and asked to
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.
rates have been negotiated as follows:
Tel.: +49 341 350581-961/991
Fax: + 49 341 350581-888
Rate: EUR 140 single or double (!) occupancy,
Steigenberger Hotel Group
Tel.: +49 341 308661-0
Fax: +49 341 308661-900
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
will start the weekend with a welcome event and dinner
at 07:00 p.m. at the
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
At 10:30 a.m.
we all are invited
to come togehter for a guided
tour of the city center of Leipzig.
p.m. we are going
to sit down for lunch at the Gasthaus
Barthels Hof, Hainstrasse 1, 04109
At 01:30 p.m. we will continue the
day with with a guided bus tour (with a stop at the
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
After that we will get ready for the
evening event which will start at the Steigenberger at
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
is the final day of our annual Cornell Weekend at
Leipzig and we will start the day at
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
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.
Max Planck Institute for Brain Research
60438 Frankfurt (Riedberg)
Directions by U-Bahn: Take the U8 towards Riedberg and get off at the Uni Campus Riedberg stop.
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
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.