This summer Professors Eckhard Bernstein and Jutta Arend,
both members of the modern languages and literatures department,
climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in the Republic of Tanzania.
idea to make the climb was suggested by Arend, and while
Bernstein said he was at first apprehensive, it did not
take too much time for him to become enthusiastic about the
Both said that the climb, which took six days to complete,
was an unforgettable experience. The mountain, at 19,340
feet, is the tallest in Africa.