• 2/1/2018

Not to be missed

Olympic Games, climate change, and church service

TUM student Johannes Lochner (Master’s student of Electrical Engineering) is one of the world’s top bobsleighers. In a few days, he will be taking part in the Olympic Games in Pyeongchang.

All fingers crossed at TUM: Johannes Lochner, student of Electrical Engineering, will take part in the 2018 Olympics in South Korea. (Photo: zurich versicherung)
All fingers crossed at TUM: Johannes Lochner, student of Electrical Engineering, will take part in the 2018 Olympics in South Korea. (Photo: zurich versicherung)

His first race in a 2-man bob will be on February 18, and his first race in a 4-man bob is scheduled for February 24. All fingers crossed at TUM, Johannes! More information:
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Student Initiative ConsciousCoders: The effects of AI and Big Data

VR, Google Glass, and autonomous driving: What are the effects of artificial intelligence and Big Data on our society – and what role do the developers play with regard to disruptions? ConsciousCoders offers a platform to discuss topics like this. In a one-day workshop (“AI and Big Data: Boundless Potential or Serious Threat – What Influence do we Developers Have?”), 30 students of relevant courses of study will discuss what AI is already capable of – and how developers, our society, and decision-makers could deal with innovation and its challenges. March 3, 2018, Center for Digital Technology & Management (CDTM); Application from February 14. More information: www.consciouscoders.io

Apply now: Climate-KIC Summer School 2018

The world’s largest summer school on climate change, climate innovation, and entrepreneurship – at internationally renowned universities: Over the course of three or five weeks, the participants will develop business ideas focusing on ways to reduce or adapt to climate change, working in international and interdisciplinary teams. Possibilities: 3 weeks (from July 2 to 22 July or from August 13 to 31) or 5 weeks (from July 2 to 5 or from July 30 to August 31). TUM students can take part in the Summer School free of charge. You can apply until February 18, 2018. More information: journey.climate-kic.org. Contact: educationspam prevention@climate-kic.org or schumacherspam prevention@zv.tum.de

Edinburgh Jazz Night

The TUM JazzBand is expecting visitors from our twin town in Scotland. The Edinburgh University Jazz Orchestra will be visiting for two joint concerts – on February 22 in the Black Box at Gasteig (at 7:30 pm) and on February 24 at the Carl-von-Linde Lecture Hall at Main Campus (at 6 pm). Admission is free; Doors: 1 hour before the beginning of the concert. More information: www.jazzband.tum.de

Family café of the universities in Munich

For parents who study: The TUM’s Family Service offers an informal get-together for parents – in cooperation with the Studentenwerk München, the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, and the Hochschule München. Here, (expecting) prospective students and students with children can meet up for a cup of coffee or tea. Drinks are provided. April 10, 2018, from 3 pm onwards. Kita Herzerl München, Lazarettstr. 62, 80636 Munich

Save the date: Ecumenical church service at St. Markus

On the occasion of the TUM’s 150th anniversary, there will be an ecumenical church service at St. Markus Church in Munich – on April 12, 2018. The motto of the Service will be “Glaube und Wissen” (“Faith and Knowledge”). The service will be held by the President of the Council of the Protestant Church in Germany, Heinrich Bedford-Strohm; Card. Reinhard Marx, Archbishop of Munich and Freising; and Archpriest Apostolos Malamoussis. There will be music by the TUM Choir. Afterwards, there will be a reception organized by the Protestant University Community (Evangelische Hochschulgemeinde, EHG) and the Catholic University Community (Katholische Hochschulgemeinde, KHG). April 12, 2018, at 5 pm Location: St. Markus Church, Gabelsbergerstraße 6, 80333 Munich. More information: Ecumenical church service TUM

Award ceremony: IdeAward of the TUM

The TUM IdeAward aims to promote ideas and technologies with great market potential. The event is a great opportunity to get to know the entrepreneurial university and a selection of the most convincing start-up ideas. A total number of 33 business ideas were submitted. The 10 most promising concepts will be presented at the award ceremony, and the best three will be awarded. The award-winning teams will receive prize money totaling € 37,500 (sponsored by the Zeidler Research Foundation) and a coaching by the TUM Gründerberatung and UnternehmerTUM. February 8, 2018, at the Enrollment Hall on Main Campus. The pitches by the 10 best teams and the award ceremony start at 6 pm, followed by a networking get-together with buffet and drinks at 7 pm. Winners of the last years: TUM Ideaward - former award ceremonies

“Kunst und Krempel” in Raitenhaslach

The BR’s TV show on antiques will be visiting Raitenhaslach. Almost twenty half-hour episodes will shot at the TUM Science and Study Center – from April 6 to 8, 2018. In order to participate in the free antique consultations, interested antique owners can now apply by sending a photo of their objects to the BR. The range of topics covers: art on paper, jewelry/silver, musical instruments, toys, sculptures, paintings. The BR is especially interested in young participants! More information: “Kunst und Krempel”

Save the date: Campuslauf 2018

Up to 1,500 participants will be able to join the traditional running event – this time on occasion of the TUM’s 150th anniversary. As in the previous year, there will be two different track lengths. Location: Campus Garching. Date: May 3, 2018. Anyone from TUM can take part: students, employees from science and administration, and all TUM alumni. Registration will be possible soon. Contact: campuslaufspam prevention@tum.de. More information: TUM Campus Run 2018

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