REPORT OF ACTIVITIES
The annual report on USI's 14° academic year is now online
The document, which always refers to the preceding academic year - describes the activities of
our University in a detailed manner. In addition to the news, significant facts and key figures that characterized the 2009-2010 academic year, the report describes the core education and research activities. This edition of the annual report opens with an overview of the state of USI in 2010 as well as an illustration of the "Campus 2" project and the operating procedure necessary for its realisation.
Read the annual report.
CONSIGLIO DI STATO
The leadership of the DECS for the 2011-2015 legislature is passed to new Socialist State Councillor, Manuele Bertoli
Department of Education, Culture, and Sport (DECS) has a new director: State Councillor Manuele Bertoli. USI expresses its gratitude to departing State Councillor Gabriele Gendotti for his inspired leadership of the
Department during the last decade, and extends its welcome to Hon. Bertoli. A speech by the newly elected State Councillor and Director of DECS is scheduled during the Dies academicus on Saturday, May 14 at 10am (Aula magna, Lugano Campus).
PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH ECONOMICS
Enrolment is open for the new Summer School in Public Health Policy, Economics and Management
The Summer School, which will be held on the Lugano Campus from August 15 to 20, is aimed at professionals and managers in the health system interested in acquiring the necessary tools to successfully face the challenges of the sector. In addition to the courses (in English and French), taught by
internationally renowned lecturers, the participants will have the opportunity to exchange knowledge and opinions with their colleagues and build new professional networks. The Summer School is organised by the Swiss School of Public Health+ (SSPH+) in collaboration with the
USI Institute for Microeconomics and Public Economics (Mecop) and the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH).
More information and enrolment form.
UNI Cinema: new site and the next scheduled film screenings
The new UNI Cinema website is now live online. UNI Cinema is the student association that offers film screenings every two weeks, with selections based on their origin: the Old Continent. The next scheduled date is Wednesday, April 20 at 8.30pm in Room 354 (Lugano Campus) with the film "Der Himmel über Berlin" (Wings of Desire) by Wim Wenders.
- Sushi for Japan: Today, Monday, April 18, from 12pm to 2pm, at the Park side terrace of Palazzo
Canavée (Academy of Architecture, Mendrisio), sushi plates will be sold with proceeds benefitting Japan disaster relief. You can also still make a donation at the reception desk of the Academy in Villa Argentina.
- Medinex, official distributer of Sunrise, joins a growing number of businesses offering special deals on products and services to students and collaborators at USI. Offers and conditions.
USI Flash will resume on May 2, 2011, along with the start of classes. Until then, we wish
everyone a great vacation and a Happy Easter!
Monday, April 18, 12pm
Sushi for Japan
Park side Terrace of Palazzo
Canavée, Mendrisio Campus
Monday, April 18, 7pm
Roger Diener (architect): public lecture entitled, "Berlin Cases. Conservation and Restoration. Swiss Embassy and the Museum of Natural History"
Aula magna, Palazzo Canavée, Mendrisio Campus
Tuesday, April 19, 12.30pm
MORSE: "A Glimpse at Persistence without Liquidity Events: Asymmetric Effects on Success and Failure"
Seminar held by Johannes M Pennings (Wharton School – University of Pennsylvania)
Room A33, Lugano Campus
Tuesday, April 19, 3.30pm
"Dante's neoplatonic sources on the theme of light", Prof. Marco Ariani (Università degli Studi Roma Tre)
Seminar part of the doctoral course,
"Tradition and the fortunes of Italian classics, literature and arts"
Registration through ISI
Room 251, Lugano Campus
Wednesday, April 20, 10.30am
Simulation with the Recruiting team of the Swiss Federal Administration
information and registration through the Career Service site
Room A33, Lugano Campus
Wednesday, April 20, 8.30pm
Screening of Der Himmel über Berlin (Wings of Desire) by Wim Wenders
Room 354, Lugano Campus