Featured Partner: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
October 28, 2019
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), is a private coeducational institution of higher learning famous for its scientific and technological training and research located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The mission of MIT is to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology, and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world.
The Institute is committed to generating, disseminating, and preserving knowledge and to working with others to bring this knowledge to bear on the world’s great challenges. MIT is dedicated to providing its students with an education that combines rigorous academic study and the excitement of discovery with the support and intellectual stimulation of a diverse campus community. It seeks to develop in each member of the MIT community the ability and passion to work wisely, creatively, and effectively for the betterment of humankind.
During the Year of German-American Friendship, MIT is partnering with Wunderbar Together to host several events that reflect the Institute’s mission and showcase German-American cooperation science, technology, design, and the arts.
Goethe’s Digital Kinderuniversity will be hosting a STE(A)M and German event for hundreds of children aged 8-13 with lectures by prominent German scientists, philosophers, and even an astronaut! Students will also get to participate in a series of workshops on beatboxing, juggling, and creating their own Bauhaus-inspired designs.
The MIT List Visual Arts Center will also be showing Berlin-based artist Alicja Kwade’s most recent exhibit, “Alicja Kwade: In Between Glances” as a part of Wunderbar Together. The exhibit will run until the end of the year.
Featured Partner: American Institute for Contemporary German Studies
The American Institute for Contemporary German Studies is an independent, nonpartisan think tank dedicated to understanding the challenges and choices facing Germany and the US.Read More
The German-American Fulbright Program
The German-American Fulbright Commission is an organization founded to facilitate international friendship, understanding, and communication. It provides students, professors, journalists, etc. with the opportunity to participate in international exchanges to promote these ideals between the United States and Germany.Read More