On 22 November 2008, ETH Zurich celebrated a successful 153rd academic year in the history of the university.
In front of 600 guests from research, politics, army, and economy, outstanding researchers, faculty members and students received an award for their achievements.
ETH Day 2008
In her speech, Rector Heidi Wunderli-Allenspach appealed to politics to not sacrifice ETH Zurich's competitiveness in favour of the reform of the Swiss Higher Education Area. The Academic Orchestra played at the ceremony, afterwards a banquet offered opportunities for conversations.
Presentation of honorary doctorates
Rector Heidi Wunderli-Allenspach awarded - amongst others - Prof. Dr. Enrico Bombieri honorary doctor and Prof. Dr. Teresa Fitzpatrick the Latsis Prize.
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