FACULTY OF INFORMATICS
Graduation Ceremony for 71 Graduates in Informatics
13 Bachelor’s degrees, 40 Master’s degrees, 7 Executive Masters and 11 PhDs were conferred on Friday. The graduates hailing from 18 different countries, had the privilege to take part in a one of a kind ceremony: the event was held within the celebrations for the Faculty of Informatics 10th anniversary. Congratulations to all newly graduates!
TABLE ON DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES AND EDUCATION
Local and global insights into digital initiatives in higher education
On Friday, October 24 at 1pm in the Auditorium of Lugano Campus, the State Secretary for Education, Research and Innovation Mauro Dell’Ambrogio, USI’s prof. Lorenzo Cantoni, prof. Per Bergamin (Institute for Distance
and eLearning Research, FFHS) and Andreas Ledergerber (Head of the Science and Technology Office, Washington Swiss Embassy), will tackle issues such as the rapid development of digital technologies and the possibilities to use them to reinvent higher education.
LESSONS OF ARCHITECTURE
Durisch + Nolli Architects
The firm Durisch + Nolli
Architects was founded in 1993 thanks to the synergy between ETH Zürich’s graduates Pia Durisch (Lugano, 1964) and Aldo Nolli (Milan, 1959). Since the very beginning their research has been characterised by their "out in the open" ways, and over the years through
their work, they have become exponents of a constant confrontation between Swiss and European contemporary architecture. The lecture will be held on Thursday, October 23 at 7.30pm in the Aula Magna of Mendrisio Campus.
SWISS SCIENCE AND INTERNATIONAL NETWORKS
Swissnex at USI this week for its annual meeting
Swissnex is a Swiss network of science and technology counsellors based in nineteen countries over the world. It serves as one of the tools of our federal politic to encourage a bi-lateral cooperation in education, research and innovation. Its mission is to take an active role in strengthening Switzerland’s leadership as a world-class location for the fields mentioned above.
14TH WEEK OF THE ITALIAN LANGUAGE IN THE WORLD
Memory and Words in Exile
The encounter Memory and Words in Exile. From the Volume: The Red Bicycle by Manuela Balanzin will be held on Thursday, October 23 at 5.30pm in the Auditorium (Lugano Campus) featuring Lucia Bellaspiga, Eddo Rigotti, Carlo Ossola and Manuela Balanzin. The lecture is
organised within the 14th Week of the Italian Language in the World.
INSTITUTE FOR THE HISTORY AND THEORY OF
ART AND ARCHITECTURE
International Conference "Le jeu savant"
The convention will tackle the different angles of the issue of light and darkness in the 20th century’s architecture, thanks to a contribution of researchers hailing from different
European countries and from the United States. Organised by Silvia Berselli, Matthias Brunner and Daniela Mondini, the event will be held on Friday and Saturday, October 25 and 26 in room C3.89 (Canavée Building, Mendrisio Campus).
INFORMATION SESSION ON LUGANO CAMPUS
Student Mobility for the Purpose of Study or
The event organised by the International Relations and Study-Abroad Office is open to all students interested in mobility during the academic year 2015-2016. On Thursday, October 23 at 12.30pm in the Auditorium, a presentation will be held
concerning all mobility programmes, partner universities, registration procedures and admission requirements. The USI Career Service will be there to introduce the placement scholarships SEMP and the Career Service for International placement scholarships.
PUT YOURSELF TO THE TEST WITH A DICTATION
For all Lovers of the French
The annual dictation contest by the Association France-Tessin with the support of prof. Bertil Cottier will be held on Tuesday, October 21 at 6pm in room A31 of Lugano Campus. The event is open to anyone interested, both Francophones or non-Francophones. All contestants will compete in two distinct categories with prizes to be assigned to both groups. Registration at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, 21 October, 10.30am
Room A32, Lugano Campus
Tuesday, 21 October, 2.00pm
Room 351, Lugano Campus
Tuesday, 21 October, 3.30pm
Room A23, Lugano Campus
Tuesday, 21 October, 5.15pm
Room PC-04, Blue Building, Lugano
Wednesday, 22 October,
Room A32, Lugano Campus
Wednesday, 22 October, 6.00pm
Auditorium, Lugano Campus
Thursday, 23 October,
SUPSI, Gallery 2, Manno
Friday, 24 October, 5.00pm
Room A11, Lugano
Friday, 24 October, 5.30pm
Punto Franco, Chiasso