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An exchange of ideas

  • German Consul General in Toronto Peter Fahrenholz, third from left, visited Queen's on Nov. 3 to discuss research opportunities and student exchanges. Attending a luncheon with him were, from left: Hugh Horton, Interim Vice-Dean, Faculty of Arts and Science; Alexandra Gerstner, director, German Academic Exchange Service; Steven Liss, Vice-Principal (Research); Cynthia Fekken, Associate Vice-Principal (Research); and Kathy O’Brien, Associate Vice-Principal (International).
    German Consul General in Toronto Peter Fahrenholz, third from left, visited Queen's on Nov. 3 to discuss research opportunities and student exchanges. Attending a luncheon with him were, from left: Hugh Horton, Interim Vice-Dean, Faculty of Arts and Science; Alexandra Gerstner, director, German Academic Exchange Service; Steven Liss, Vice-Principal (Research); Cynthia Fekken, Associate Vice-Principal (Research); and Kathy O’Brien, Associate Vice-Principal (International).
  • German Consul General in Toronto Peter Fahrenholz hosted a special reading by author Marc Degens, background, during his visit to Queen's on Nov. 3.
    German Consul General in Toronto Peter Fahrenholz hosted a special reading by author Marc Degens, background, during his visit to Queen's on Nov. 3.
  • Members of the Queen's and Kingston communities attend a special reading by author Marc Degens hosted by German Consul General in Toronto Peter Fahrenholz.
    Members of the Queen's and Kingston communities attend a special reading by author Marc Degens hosted by German Consul General in Toronto Peter Fahrenholz.

German Consul General in Toronto Peter Fahrenholz visited Queen’s on Thursday, Nov. 3 to discuss research opportunities and student exchanges.

During his visit, Mr. Fahrenholz met with Steven Liss, Vice-Principal (Research), Kathy O’Brien, Associate Vice-Principal (International), Cynthia Fekken, Associate Vice-Principal (Research) and Hugh Horton, Interim Vice-Dean, Faculty of Arts and Science, toured a chemistry lab at Chernoff Hall and hosted a reading by German author Marc Degens for members of the Queen’s and Kingston communities.

The Consul General was joined by Alexandra Gerstner, director, German Academic Exchange Service (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst – DAAD), who made a presentation to graduate coordinators and faculty members focused on DAAD research programs and funding opportunities.

Recently it was announced that four Queen’s students – Zachary Broth, Laura Hergott, Caroline Krzyszkowski and Jae Moon – have been accepted into the Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE Germany) program through DAAD.