20,000crocusesinpurpleandwhiteforKielUniversity

Incollaborationwiththegardeners,universityalumnusCordeliaAndreen(left)andjubileecoordinatorAnneWallerplantbulbsfor20,000crocusesinKielsPrinzengarten.
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Justintimefortheupcomingjubileeyear2015KielUniversityreceivedanearlybirthdaypresentonThursday20,2014.OntheinitiativeoftheuniversitysalumniProfessorRdigerAndreenundDrCordeliaAndreenbulbsfor20,000crocuseswereplantedinKielsPrinzengarten.ThefloridityclosetothemonumentforTsarPetertheThirdisnottobeseenyet.Inthecomingspring,however,thecrocuseswillblossomintheuniversitycolorspurpleandwhite.WhenweheardofthecommonideaoftheuniversityandtheCityofKieltoplantvariousspacesthroughoutthetowninthecolorsoftheuniversitywewereexcitedimmediately,explainsRdigerAndreen.ItisamatterofgreatimportancetomeandmywifetorecallthecloseconnectionofKielUniversityandtheKielerSchlosswiththeseplants.Theuniversitywasfoundedhereandhereithaditsbuildingssince1768.CordeliaAndreenadds:WefeelaclosebondwiththeuniversityandhavethewishthatnumerousalumniandsupporterswilljoinusinvisualizingtheimportanceofKielUniversityforthecityduringtheanniversaryyear.AnneWaller,projectmanagementuniversityjubilee,reportsthatthewholeofKielshallbloominpurpleandwhitein2015:Wehopeformanyotherorganizationsandindividualstoplantintheuniversityscolorsnextyeartoshowtheirsolidarity.

Furtherinformationonthejubilee:

www.uni-kiel.de/cau350/

Contact:

Dr.BorisPawlowskiundAnneWaller

Projectmanagementuniversityjubilee

phone:+49431880-5214

email:cau350@uni-kiel.de