ACADEMY OF ARCHITECTURE
A Public Lecture by the 2011 Pritzker Prize Eduardo Souto de Moura
Eduardo Souto de Moura (Oporto, 1952) has been awarded with several national and international prizes. Last year he received the prestigious Pritzker Architecture Prize, also known as the Nobel Prize of Architecture. The public lecture will be held on Wednesday, 21 March at 8pm in the Aula Magna of Mendrisio Campus (Canavée Building).
The Greatest Swiss Talent studies at USI
Eliane Müller is a 21 years old student of the Faculty of Communication Sciences. On saturday evening on SF1 she won the talent show Die grössten Schweizer Talente (Switzerland's got Talent). Eliane is currently a third year Bachelor student from the Canton Luzern. She won out thanks to her vocal talent and amazing piano skills. She was awarded with a prize of 100thousand Francs and she will perform as and opening act for DjBobo's concert at Hallenstadion in Zurich on 20 May.
More Information and video of her performance of "Nothing Else Matters" by Metallica.
ISI: LECTURE SERIES QUI E ORA TO CONCLUDE
The Artist’s Thumb according to Victor Stoichita
The series Qui e ora. Accedere al presente attraverso la letteratura e le arti is ending its second year after five succesful lectures. The last lesson, open to anyone interested in attending, will be held by art history Professor
Victor Stoichita on Friday, 23 March at 4pm in the Auditorium. More Information.
MAESTRI MILANESI (MASTERS FROM MILAN)
A Public Lecture by Architect Alessandro Mendini
Alessandro Mendini (Milan, 1931) is an architect, designer and has been chief editor for many publications of prime importance in the field of Architecture. On Thursday, 22 March at 7pm in the Aula Magna of Mendrisio Campus, he will be hosting the next public lecture for the series Maestri Milanesi (Masters from Milan), organised by the Academy of Architecture. More
STARTUPS.CH AWARD 2012
50'000 Francs of Start-up Capital for your Business Venture
Three young entrepreneurs – one from the German speaking part of Switzerland, one from the French part and another from the Italian – will be selected based on their business
plan and will have the chance of winning 50'000 CHF each, to develop their projects. Registration deadline 30 June. More Information.
The Lithuanian Minister of Culture visits the Academy of
The Lithuanian delegation has payed a visit to the Mendrisio Campus last Friday with the goal of getting more acquainted with the activities of the Academy of Architecture. The visit took place on the occasion of the opening of the photo exhibit Artisti del lago di Lugano e del Mendrisiotto nel Granducato di Lituania, running until 9 April in the Church of San Sisinio della Prioria della Torre di Mendrisio.
Tuesday, 20 March, 9am
Workshop of the Institute of Computational Science
Exploiting Modern High Performance Architectures with Barnes-Hut Tree Codes
Room 354, Lugano Campus
Tuesday, 20 March, 4.30pm
Seminar of the Faculty of Informatics
From Garments to Granules: principled simulation of collisions and contact
Room SI-006, Lugano Campus
Tuesday, 20 March, 5.15pm
Seminar of the Institute of Economics
Ageing, Cognitive Abilities and Retirement
Room EL PC004 (former Lab basement), Lugano Campus
Tuesday, 20 March, 6.30pm
Inspiration, Production, Consecration. The birth of a traditional Indian artwork.
Lecture by Gian Giuseppe Filippi for the series Altr'Arti
Auditorium, Lugano Campus
Wednesday, 21 March, 3.30pm
Seminar of the Faculty of Informatics
User Engagement: A Scientific Challenge
Room SI-008, Lugano Campus
Friday, 23 March, 9am
Workshop of the LabiSAlp
The Industry in the Alps, between memories and capitalization, from the nineteenth to the twentieth Century
Canavée Building, Room C 3.88, Mendrisio Campus