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January 2016

January 29, 2016: Applause for an Eventful Life – Univ. Prof. Ernest Kulhavy’s 90th Birthday

Univ. Prof. Ernest Kulhavy turned 90 in December and the Marketing pioneer recently celebrated his milestone birthday during a special celebration at the JKU.

See the press release below for detailed information. Photos free of charge, photo credit: JKU/ Kunasz-Herzig, Cityfoto

Photo 01 from l: Rector Univ. Prof. Meinhard Lukas, Univ. Prof. Ernest Kulhavy, WK President Christoph Leitl, Univ. Prof. Gerhard Wührer, Finance Minister Hans Jörg Schelling, Governor Josef Pühringer

Photo 02 from l: Univ. Prof. Ernest Kulhavy, Rector Univ. Prof. Meinhard Lukas

Photo 03 from l: Univ. Prof. Ernest Kulhavy, Finance Minister Hans Jörg Schelling

January 29, 2016: Everything in View: 3D Pilot Glasses Co-Developed at the JKU

Flying has always been one of man's greatest dreams. Where as freedom is endless above the clouds, so are the challenges pilots face. Technology co-developed at the Johannes Kepler University has been designed to help maintain an overview of all of the data and instruments in the cockpit.

See the press release below for detailed information. Photo credit: JKU.

Photo 1: A pilot’s view of the superimposed flight information
Photo 2: Univ. Prof. Oliver Bimber testing the Aero Glass glasses

Kepler Society New Year’s Reception at the JKU Science Park

Over 200 alumni accepted the Kepler Society’s annual invitation to a New Year’s Reception. Prof. Dr. Meinhard Lukas and Kepler Society President Komm.-Rat Dr. Gerhard Stürmer welcomed an array of special guests representing local government and the business community.

See press release below for more information. Photos free of charge, photo credit: Kepler Society.

 
Photo 01: from l: JKU Rector Univ. Prof. Meinhard Lukas, IV President Dr. Axel Greiner, KS Manager Mag. Johannes Pracher, Deputy Governor Mag. Thomas Stelzer, KS President Dr. Gerhard Stürmer
Photo 02: from l: KS President Dr. Gerhard Stürmer, Parliament Member Dr. Brigitte Povysil, Councilman Mag. Günter Steinkellner
Photo 03: from l: VKB GD Mag. Christoph Wurm, KS Manager Mag. Johannes Pracher, WIFI Curator Mag. Markus Raml

Making a Tough Choice Easy: Assessment Testing for Graduating High Schools Students Means 30% Fewer College Dropouts

The Office of Academic Advising at the Institute for Education and Psychology at the Johannes Kepler University of Linz once again invites soon-to-be high school graduates in Upper Austria to take part in a unique assessment testing program. The assessment testing program has been held annually since 1991 and includes a section on personality types as well as questions to determine what areas of interests students are drawn towards.

The 2016 Johannes Kepler University Ball – “The JKU in Motion”

The Johannes Kepler Unviersity Linz keeps things moving - not just in research and teaching but also on the dance floor. Guests at this year’s 2016 JKU Ball at the Brucknerhaus in Linz enjoyed a splendid evening of dancing and entertainment.

See the press release below for detailed information on this year's JKU Ball 2016. Photos free of charge, photo credit: JKU/Pullirsch.

See: http://www.pullirsch.eu/kunden/mKqNdD for additional photos.

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JKU Ball 01: from left: Vice-Rector Dr. med.univ. Petra Apfalter, Vice-Rector Univ.Prof. Dorothea Greiling, Vice-Rector Univ. Prof. Alexander Egyed, Vice-Rector Univ. Prof. Andreas Janko, Vice-Rector Dr. Barbara Romauer, Rector Univ. Prof. Meinhard Lukas

JKU Ball 02: from l: , Vice-Rector Dr. Barbara Romauer, Dr. Astrid Lukas, Rector Univ. Prof. Meinhard Lukas, Governor Dr. Josef Pühringer

JKU Ball 03: Grand opening by the Linz Music Theater ballet ensemble under the direction of Mei Hong Lin