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ANUGA 2011

From the 8th to the 12th of October, “the world’s leading food fair for the retail trade and the food service and catering market” will take place in Cologne.

Tickets are 29 Euros (pre-sale until 7.10.2011) and 50 Euros at the ticket office per day. It is possible that discounted or free tickets will be available to an organized group of students from Witzenhausen.

For more info visit the following web page:


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Job Opportunities at the Witzenhausen Summer Fest

The Witzenhausen Summer Fest takes place every year – this year it will be on the 16th of July.
Last year around 400 people participated in this fest – a big event for Witzenhausen.

This year there is an opportunity for students to cook, offer their food and provide some buffet services. We would like to offer food from different regions. They could be some Asian, African, European, Western and middle east food.

University will pay for the raw material.

What we need :

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Open Day Domäne Frankenhausen

Sunday June, 26th will be an open day at the research farm in Frankenhausen from 1100 to 1800.

Everyone is invited to join in and visit.

Liebe Kolleginnen und Kollegen an der Uni Kassel.

Wir von der Domäne Frankenhausen möchten Sie herzlich zu unserem diesjährigen großen Hoffest einladen. Als Lehr- und Forschungsbetrieb für Ökologischen Landbau öffnen wir am 26. Juni, von 11.00 Uhr bis 18.00 Uhr alle unsere Hof-, Scheunen- und Stalltore für Besucher aus der Region und natürlich für Sie, die Mitarbeiter und Mitarbeiterinnen der Universität Kassel.

Machen Sie sich mit der ganzen Familie auf den Weg zu uns. Zum Thema “Tiere in der Ökologischen Landwirtschaft” haben wir uns für Jung und Alt etwas einfallen lassen.

Was Sie auf der Domäne erwartet?

– ein schlaues Tierquiz für Kinder (und Erwachsene)
– eine Strohburg, herrlich groß
– Handwerkskunst aus der Region
– Vorführungen zur Landarbeit mit starken Pferden
– Live Musik im Park mit den Bluesmessengers und den Trobosaika – die Ausstellung “Mensch Macht Milch” – macht nachdenklich! – Regionale Köstlichkeiten, vom selbstgebackenen Kuchen bis zum Biobratwürstchen

und das ist noch lange nicht alles…
…wir bereiten schon alles vor, für einen schönen Sonntag mit Ihnen!

Die Domäne Frankenhausen finden Sie an der B 83 vor Grebenstein, einfach den Schildern folgen.

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Sports and Health day “Uni in Bewegung” – 29. June 2011

Our Sport and Health day Uni in Bewegung, on the 29th June in the
Aueparkhalle in Damaschkestraße offers a wide range of tournaments, health
and fitness information together with join-in activities for the eleventh
time. The Allgemeiner Hochschulsport feature a varied sport and health
program from 1 pm onwards.

Members of the university, students and people who are interested can take
part in fitness checks, preventive back excercises, walking style analysis
and participate in health courses.
You can try out interesting sports activities such as baseball, rowing or
slackline. The Headis, on the Road to World Cup tour will demonstrate a
mixture of table-tennis and football. Thumbcatching, the highlight in the
early evening, will be great fun in a mini ring where two hook their hands
together and pull. Apart from the yearly sport contests in ball games and
team half marathon there will be a tombola and various demonstrations
presented by the Allgemeiner Hochschulsport.

When the prize-giving is over, the After-Sports-Party starts at 8 pm in
the foyer, Aueparkhalle, Damaschkestraße 25. For further information and
precise time schedule please contact

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SIA Film Making

There will be a film made of the SIA experience:

21 of June: Filming at the Nothern Campus Mensa: We need some students who sit and eat, drink and talk.

01. of July: 14:00 – 18:00 Filming a seminar with Prof. Buerkert and a guided tour in the tropical greenhause in Witzenhausen. We need students as participants of the seminar, who agree to be in the movie.

02. July: from about 16:00 onwards. We need students to prepare for the SIA Party in the evening. Place Witzenhausen – Big grillparty. We will make some shots of the preparations (only of students who agree – so you can also help even though you don’t want to be in the film)and we will make some sequence of the party to show students enjoying leisure time with each other.

Please all of you come at least to the party. If you cannot come for very important reason -please tell me, and also tell if you come, so that we know how many we can calculate with. You will get a separate invitation for the party.

We also want to film by prof. von Cramons lecture here in Göttingen. Time is not fixed yet.

More info will come.