Schwäbisch Gmünd

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Schwäbisch Gmünd

(shvĕb`ĭsh gəmünt`) or

Gmünd,

city (1994 pop. 63,701), Baden-Württemberg, S Germany, on the Rems River, at the northern foot of the Swabian Jura Mts. It has long been known as a gold-working and silver-working center; other manufactures include machinery and glass. Founded by the mid-12th cent., Schwäbisch Gmünd was a free imperial city from 1268 until 1803, when it passed to Württemberg. Noteworthy buildings include the city hall (1783–85) and the St. Johanniskirche (1210–30), a late Romanesque church.
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Born in Schwabisch Gmund, the 'thoroughbred car man' was responsible for Sales and Marketing at Porsche AG until recently.
1) Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden; (2) Green Science Policy Institute, Berkeley, California, USA; (3) ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland; (4) Leuphana University, Luneburg, Germany; (5) POPs Environmental Consulting, Schwabisch Gmund, Germany; (6) University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA; (7) University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; (8) London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom; (9) European Centre on Sustainable Policies for Human and Environmental Rights, Brussels, Belgium; (10) Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, USA; (11) Hope College, Holland, Michigan, USA; (12) Technical University of Denmark, Kongens Lyngby, Denmark; (13) University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands Address correspondence to S.
Speakers at the conference will include Professor Peter Stone, head of the School of Arts and Cultures at Newcastle University, Anneka-Susan Hackenbroich, from the University of Education Schwabisch Gmund in Germany, Tim Padley, curator of archaeology and Andrew MacKay, head of collections at Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery Trust.
Schwabisch Gmund, Germany, 18th International Conference on Improving University Teaching.
History: A former industrial town which centred on coal mining and glass making, it is twinned with Schwabisch Gmund in Germany and Gorlovka in the Ukraine.
Weleda's largest cultivation area for medicinal plants covers 20 hectares in Schwabisch Gmund, Germany, where a new processing plant to obtain extracts for its products--Weleda Naturals GmbH--was inaugurated in November 2006.
In Europe, Ningbo Haitian recently set up a company called Zhafir Plastics Machinery in Schwabisch Gmund, Germany, to produce a premium line of all-electric presses using European components.
Plummer, University of Maryland University College of Schwabisch Gmund
Pure Washer by Tatjana Voronova from Hochschule fur Gestaltung Schwabisch Gmund, Germany.
The federal highway 29 leads im Remstal in east-west direction of Waiblingen (BundesstraE-e 14) Schwabisch Gmund to Aalen and continue to NE[micro]rdlingen (national road 25).