The STEM event MINT-Tag at Jacobs University was full of aha-experiences, impulses, inspiration and much more. Entertainment was not neglected either: at the end, the students tested their knowledge in the form of a quiz. Jacobs University took part in the 2nd MINT-Tag in Bremen with four workshops, this time digitally.
"As a university with a strong focus on teaching and research in the natural and technical sciences, it is particularly important to us to promote talents in these areas. The MINT-Tag provides important impulses to attract young talents to science," said Professor Thomas Auf der Heyde, Provost at Jacobs University.
MINT is the German equivalent to STEM. The abbreviation stands for the subjects mathematics, information technology, natural sciences and technology. "The future of space travel, the future of digitization, the future of climate" were the topics aiming to inspire participants to take up STEM subjects. Jan Lorenz, who dealt with the mathematics of elections in his workshop, succeeded in doing so as well as Andreas Martin Lisewski, who explained how networks of private computers and smartphones are searching for intelligent life in space.
The commitment of the students of Jacobs University was also impressive. How does a website work and which technologies are developing the Internet further? These were topics that Muhammad Dorrabb Khan Niazi and Nurgun Rafizade addressed in their workshops with great enthusiasm.
Good to know: many of the MINT-Tag offerings were documented and can be accessed permanently by teachers for their lessons. Free of charge, of course.
About Jacobs University Bremen:
Studying in an international community. Obtaining a qualification to work on responsible tasks in a digitized and globalized society. Learning, researching and teaching across academic disciplines and countries. Strengthening people and markets with innovative solutions and advanced training programs. This is what Jacobs University Bremen stands for. Established as a private, English-medium campus university in Germany in 2001, it is continuously achieving top results in national and international university rankings. Its more than 1,500 students come from more than 110 countries with around 80% having relocated to Germany for their studies. Jacobs University’s research projects are funded by the German Research Foundation or the EU Research and Innovation program as well as by globally leading companies.
For more information: www.jacobs-university.de
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