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President Dr. Thomas Puhl Earns Second-Highest Score in the “University President of the Year” Survey
For the fourth time in a row, the members of the German Association of University Professors and Lecturers (Deutscher Hochschulverband (DHV)) see Puhl in the top group of university presidents.
Impact of discrimination on mental health
Up to now, there was some indication that discrimination negatively affects a person’s mental health and well-being. With a meta study, female researchers of the University of Mannheim show the clear negative effects of discrimination for the first time.
Water Damage in the Ehrenhof Library
Due to water damage, the subject library Schloss Ehrenhof must be temporarily closed.
Searching for Nazi-Looted Cultural Property: Mannheim University Library Receives Funding for Provenance Research
The University of Mannheim will receive funding of more than 75,000 euros for the project on cultural property that has been seized as a result of persecution in the collection of Mannheim University Library (“Verfolgungsbedingt entzogenes Kulturgut im Bestand der Universitätsbibliothek Mannheim“). ...
Higher Alcohol and Cigarette Taxes Reduce Marijuana Use
Young people often use marijuana in combination with alcohol and cigarettes. Therefore, a combination of tax increases on all three counterbalances rising marijuana use among youth after legalization.
How Will Higher Education Teaching Be Innovatively And Digitally Shaped in the Future?
On 9 April 2024, the Teaching and Learning Center (ZLL) at the University of Mannheim will host the symposium “Zukunft der Hochschullehre”, which is dedicated to current and future developments in higher education teaching.
Generous Donation for Students of the University of Mannheim
As of the fall semester 2024, the E.W. Kuhlmann-Stiftung will increase the amount they are funding and will award 15 Deutschland Scholarships.
The Higher the Level of Corporate Social Responsibility, the More Ethical the Private Behavior of Employees
When companies become more involved in social and environmental issues, this also has a positive effect on the moral behavior of their employees outside of work. This is the finding of a new study conducted by researchers of the Business School of the University of Mannheim.
Thomas Fetzer Elected New President of the University of Mannheim
The Professor of Law and current Vice President is set to take over from President Thomas Puhl in October.
Mitglieder der Bigband bei der Probe
Musicians Wanted
The College Jazz Orchestra, the big band of the University of Mannheim, is looking for new instrumentalists.