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I. Quarter 2021

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DFG North America at the virtual European Career Fair

(3/31/2021) The European Career Fair, (ECF) organized by the European Club of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), was held on a virtual platform this year due to the coronavirus. One of the advantages of this was a significant expansion of geographical coverage without any increase in CO2 emissions from air travel.

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“Research in Germany” at the virtual APS March Meeting

(03/24/21) After the American Physical Society was forced to cancel its annual March Meeting at short notice last year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the event was able to take place securely online this March. From 15 to 19 March, researchers from all over the world had the opportunity to come together virtually for the March Meeting. With over 11,000 participants, it was the largest meeting of the APS to date in terms of numbers.

New Year’s Mixer for German Alumni and Fellows

(02/04/21) For several years now, the German Consulate General New York has invited representatives and alumni of the university liaison offices and funding organizations based in the city to a New Year’s reception at the Consul General’s residence. This year the event was held virtually due to the corona pandemic, but it was still a resounding success with more than 100 guests.


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