IFuL tempts students to think outside the box

The integration of the Studium generale program in the new Bachelor's and Master's degree courses is in full swing. The Interdisciplinary Research and Teaching Division (IFuL) has designed its courses to encourage students to move outside their individual subject to question their own methods and learn about other working methods.

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The euro area needs a redemption pact

Beatrice Weder di Mauro presented the Annual Report of the five-member German Council of Economic Experts at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU). This council, which has included Weder di Mauro since 2004, is suggesting a redemption pact for the euro area as a way out of the current crisis.

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All humans come from Africa

Friedemann Schrenk is the 13th scholar to hold the Johannes Gutenberg Endowed Professorship. His lecture series on paleo-anthropology for the summer semester 2012 will focus on the evolution of human beings. Under the title "Out of Africa: The Global History of Homo Sapiens" he wants to look at the spatial, biological and cultural connections that have led to the human beings of today.

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