Science Week opened in the framework of the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of UNSa | Take the university to the streets.

From From 26 to 29 September Develop National Science, Technology and Culture Week As part of the celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of National University of Salta.

National Science, Technology and Culture Week is held each year with the aim of promoting participation, stimulating scientific advocacy, and displaying and sharing the work of researchers, educators, colleagues and students in Scientific and technological centers, ministries and the university. This year’s context is special because the Graduate School is celebrating half a century of existence in the province.

The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Communications, Victor Notarfrancesco, He told Salta/12 that the aim of these activities “is to take the university into the streets, a concrete act, to show how much and how well the university is doing, which often remains inside.” He assessed that the reception with the community on the first day was good.

“We had several occasions, the opening at noon in the square with the mayor (Bettina Romero) Minister of Education and National Senators. And there was a tour of the square, through the various stalls, and various activities in the historic courtyard of the Cabildo, along Miter Street, the Museum.”

Activities will be done From yesterday until September 29 70 platforms, more than 60 lectures, workshops and conferences, two days, five exhibitions and four major events, a publishing fair and a book show. They will meet in Plaza 9 de Julio and the surrounding areas of Salta. More than 500 researchers, educators, artists, students and colleagues from the country participate in the organization.

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“On Monday afternoon, a graduation ceremony was held for more than 150 alumni on the Provincial Theatre,” NotarFrancesco said. He noted that there were alumni from all colleges, some from the pandemic period, “so it was very emotional due to the difficulties” to complete the races in this context. “There was a graduate who came by motorcycle from Neuquen, who’s an agronomist, and he’s been working in that county,” he said.

The UNSa Dean, Daniel HoyosShe described it as a “great joy” meeting at Plaza 9 de Julio “to start the week of science, technology and culture”. “A week in which the Salta community learns deeply about the work our university is doing to further develop the spirit of education in Salta and the region.”

Hoyos highlighted the opening of three university extension centers in the neighborhoods of San Benito and Petzinario of Salta and Vaqueros, adding that they will do so “soon” in other municipalities.

On his part, the Minister of Education said, Matthias Canepa, He pointed out the importance of opening the university’s doors so that the “society” knows the activities carried out by researchers and teachers from that house of studies, to advance “knowledge and technology for the development of the province.” He said that the presence of this higher education institution in the province is a “big advantage”. He highlighted that it is a challenge to bring more educational offerings ‘inside’ where there is demand. “Poverty is being overcome through education, employment and productive development,” he said, and said they hope to coordinate efforts to “put youth first.”

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Activities

The Science, technology and culture fair and university publishing fair It is located 100 linear meters of covered structures arranged along Miter Street, between Spain and Caceres. Also in the inner courtyards of the historic town hall is a hotel Dr. Holfer Martinez Borelli Cultural Center and Zorella Palace.

Notarfrancesco explained that there is an academic-cultural corridor between these places and Casa de Hernández on Florida Street. Caseros Legislature Library; District Theater and Meccano Room in the House of Culture. In all these spaces, the public will be able to visit the exhibition of professors and researchers from the university and the Institute of Secondary Education (IEM), who, together with their teams of students and alumni, will present the results of research and academic work. They perform in different fields.

The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Communications Also highlighted the scientific serpentAnd the Day and activity workshops organized by Ariel Ramosprogrammer of international importance.

On Tuesday, September 27 at 4:00 pm, there will be, on the grounds of the Faculty of Humanities, a poetic forest where students will plant trees that represent the struggle to reverse the destruction of nature, while poets will transform the space into an open-air cultural center

Wednesday, September 28, at 6:00 pm in the Miter Street Conference Hall. Alberto Taccini and Monica Marquina They will present the book “University and Social Change. Takeni’s Plan: Past, Present and Future”. Takeni was the author of the plan to create new universities that led to the creation of UNSa 50 years ago.

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On Thursday, September 29 at 9:00 p.m., the county symphony orchestra will lead the closing ceremony, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the founding of UNSa. The show will be between Caseros and Miter.

Aileen Morales

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