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ETH - Eidgenoessische Technische Hochschule Zuerich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich
Overview: Campus Life
Rubbing shoulders with the elite
The first of a planned series of weeklong MTEC Lectures took place the week of 12 March with UBS Chairman of the Board, Marcel Ospel, as guest lecturer. Professor Lucas Bretschger, head of ETH MTEC, about this lecture.
Paraplegic – how to move on?
An evening devoted to rehabilitation after paraplegia.
Strengthened leadership for national computing centre
Representatives of ETH Zurich and the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS) reported on Monday 26 February 2007 new developments at the CSCS. To stabilise the centre, Marco Baggiolini will now support the current director Marie-Christine Sawley in managing the CSCS..
Shadowy sides of a light projection
The projection of Windows logos onto the ETH Zurich fašade created a heated debate. The instigator as well as representatives of Corporate Communications and Legal Services express their opinions.
Their hands are tied
The cantonal Animal Experimentation Commission has halted two experiments on macaque monkeys at the Institute of Neuroinformatics. Researchers and the Executive Boards of both Zurich Institutes are concerned at the Commission’s new policy.
“Management textbooks give only moderate help”
During the Equal! series of talks entitled “Interviews with ETH Zurich graduates”, Myriam Meyer Stutz, CEO of Ruag Aerospace, recounted her experiences at the top of the private sector.
Is peace feasible?
Peace processes can succeed. Tenacity, skill and know-how are required. Our columnist Andreas Wenger concludes that with a clear strategy, Switzerland would have even more to offer in this area than in the past.
Free rein in Silicon Valley
Two ETH doctoral students get to the bottom of the success of IT companies based in California.
Background knowledge as important as IQ
vWhat’s the use of intelligence if background knowledge is lacking? Not as much as one might think, says ETH educational psychologist Elsbeth Stern. That’s why schools should focus mainly on usable knowledge and less on methods.
“Involved in the election process”
On Thursday 14 December 2006 the ETH Board appointed the selection committee for the new ETH President. With three representatives, ETH professors can make their voice clearly heard. “ETH Life” talked to Board Chairman Alexander Zehnder.

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