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January 2010: Study tour to Germany

For 21 University of Rhode Island students, a 10-day study tour of Germany (January 2011) organized by the URI International Engineering Program was an opportunity to explore another culture and get a leg up on others who will soon be entering the global job market.

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July 2009

Goethe Institute Certificate Exams Goethe Zertifikat B1 and Goethe Zertifikat B2 are administered during the German Summer School.

June 2009

29th Annual Deutsche Sommerschule am Atlantik, June 21-July 31, begins its six-week program of intensive instruction in German language and culture at all levels, including extensive extracurricular program.

April 2009

2009 Modern Languages Department Excellence Awards Ceremony

February 2009

The following German IEP students begin their six-month professional internship at companies throughout Germany:

Name Company Location
Barlow, Michael Benteler GmbH Paderborn
Boduch, Rebecca Siemens AG Erlangen
Carlson, Scott ZF Friedrichshafen Friedrichshafen
Danesh, Sheida Hexagon Metrology Wetzlar
Dircks, Robert ZF Friedrichshafen Friedrichshafen
Drew, Shawn BMW Munich
Freeman, Justin Volkswagen Wolfsburn
Hartnet, Patrick Züblin AG Stuttgart
Kusemiju, Temiloluwa Seimens Braunshweig
Leuzarder, James ZF Friedrichshafen Friedrichshafen
Lospaluto, James Bosch Stuttgart
O'Brien, Colin Deutsche Bahn Munich
O'Leary, Krysten BMW Munich
Olufunmilayo, Jenyo Kolbenschmidt Pierburg Nettetal
Pierce, Jarrod Pentair/Schroff Straubenhardt
Priedeman, Robert ZF Friedrichshafen Friedrichshafen
Pytka, Alex PolyIC Fürth
Rambikur, Evan Hochtief Essen
Reeb, Alex Züblin AG Stuttgart
Serpa, Jarred MTU Hanover
Wagner, Phillip Züblin AG Stuttgart
Zalewski, Sebastian Volkswagen Wolfsburg
King, Bard Adam Opel
Ouellette, Kristopher Bosch

January 2009

German major Josh Bennett begins his study abroad semester at the TU Braunschweig.

German and Business majors Matthew Dolan, David Leibovitz, Dallas Grant begin one semester study abroad at the Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften in Hamburg.

Spring Semester Deutsche Kaffeestunde begins every Wednesday 4-5 PM in the IEP House downstairs.