TUMstudinews: The Newsletter for Students

Don't miss anything: Important dates and infos for students, stories from the campus, interviews – this and more you can find in our newsletter TUMstudinews. It is published three times per semester. On this site you can subscribe and read all previous issues.

Soteria's ventilation mask
12/21/2020

Student team "Soteria": Creative in the COVID-19 pandemic

A printable ventilation mask

Corona is keeping the world on its toes – and fast and flexible solutions are in demand. The idea of a team of students from TUM and the University of Göttingen is highly creative: They developed a ventilation mask that can be produced entirely with a 3D printer.

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Marcus Bischoff in front of Cargo Kite chart
12/21/2020

TUM Entrepreneurial Masterclass - applications open until February 1

Interview with Entrepreneurial Masterclass student Marcus Bischoff

Marcus Bischoff has a vision: emission-free transport of goods by sea – an economical means of transport that, at the same time, helps to decarbonize the shipping industry. The Master's student, who is part of the first TUM Entrepreneurial Masterclass, is working on a concept that could revolutionize container shipping all over the world.

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Marein Orre
12/21/2020

TUM4Mind for mental health

Getting topics out of the taboo zone

"Problems in times of Corona", "Obstacles of home studying", and "Gratitude as a way of life" are three of the exciting topics that were addressed in the scope of the TUM's Digital Awareness Week focusing on mental health. There will be more to come in January and February.

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TUM Future Learning Initiative chart
12/21/2020

TUM Future Learning Initiative

Starting signal for innovative pilot projects

And the winner is... From a total of 13 video pitches in the scope of the TUM Future Learning Initiative, the TUM family selected the "Sustainable Living Lab", the "Programming Language Center", and "BreakMore".

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Chart of Corona Virus
12/21/2020

Perspectives on the Corona-pandemic

Public lecture series "COVID-19 Lectures"

In the scope of their work, several researchers at TUM and the Universitätsklinikum rechts der Isar are intensively involved in efforts to fight the pandemic. In the new public lecture series "COVID-19 Lectures", they will shed light on the pandemic from the perspective of their respective fields of expertise.

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TUM Supervisory Award winner 2020 Prof. Dimitrios Karampinos with staff
12/21/2020

Winner of the TUM Supervisory Award 2020

The best doctoral supervisor at TUM

Who offers the best doctoral supervision at TUM? According to the TUM Graduate Council, the answer is Prof. Dr. Dimitrios Karampinos, Professor of Experimental Magnetic Resonance Imaging at the Faculty of Medicine.

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Donuts on laptop screen
12/21/2020

Five days, five topics

Short webinars on academic writing and publishing

In January, the University Library is launching its new themed weeks with coffee break webinars: 5 days, 5 topics, always at 1:30 p.m., 30 minutes each.

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Light bulbs and lettering "Online Education"
12/21/2020

Interactive learning tutorials

Self-study with the IEEE eLearning Library

The University Library offers now all TUM members access to the IEEE eLearning Library. From the collection about 500 learning tutorials in English on a variety of topics in science and technology were licensed.

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Student Initiatives Day logo
12/21/2020

Not to be missed

Doubt, orientation, engagement

A premiere for the Dies Academicus in 2020: on December 3, TUM held its annual celebration completely online for the first time.

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