GIC News Archive

German Researchers Demonstrate Flow of Bike-Share Traffic

Aug 10, 2016 |

German researchers from Potsdam have taken GPS tracking data from bike-share organizations in Berlin, New York and London to create an interactive installation with visual images of the flow of bikes in the three cities. The cf. city flows exhibition allows researchers to analyze and compare bike-sharing systems in the three cities.

An American Woman and her Granddaughter Travel to Germany to Lay Six Stumbling Stones

May 18, 2016 |
Carol Kleinman

Carol Kleinmann traveled from a Washington, D.C. suburb to a small German town to lay six Stolpersteine ("stumbling stones") in honor of family members that were victims of the Nazi regime. Her granddaughter accompanied her on the emotional journey to Koblenz.

Study Looks at American Perceptions of Germany

Apr 5, 2016 |

How do Americans view Germany and its role in Europe? How have these perceptions changed in recent years? Have domestic politics in the United States impacted these views? Our MAGID Study answers these questions and more!

In the Spotlight: Timo Winkel

Mar 4, 2016 |

Our monthly Spotlight Series highlights Germans, German-Americans and Americans with a German connection who have made a difference in their communities or have an interesting story to tell.

In the Spotlight: Oliver Baumann

Feb 3, 2016 |
Baumann headshot

For ten years, Oliver Baumann has lived in the United States, advising companies and institutions how to make their buildings more sustainable and energy efficient. In just a decade, the German-born CEO transformed his company from a one-man show to a multimillion dollar firm with 25 employees in four locations.