La USFQ invita a las Conferencias Chancellor's Lectures con la participación de Robert J. Zimmer Presidente de la Universidad de Chicago.

La Universidad San Francisco de Quito te invita a las Conferencias Chancellor's Lectures


Conferencia por Presidente Robert J. Zimmer
“Educating for leadership in a globalizing world”
Abstract:  The increase in global interactions of many types are evident and likely to expand. We discuss ideas about the implications for the nature of the education
universities around the world should be providing.

Lugar: USFQ, Teatro Calderón de la Barca
Fecha: Martes 08 de septiembre
Hora: 2:30pm to 4:00pm.

Conversatorio con Dr. Shadi Barstch-Zimmer
"What the knowledge of antiquity can teach us about things we take for granted
and about the limited range of what we call “knowledge.”"

Lugar: USFQ, Salón Azul
Fecha: Martes 08 de septiembre
Hora: 4:00pm a 5:00pm

Las conferencias serán dictadas en inglés.
Para información llamar a: Nancy Orellana 297-1804 o Nicole Baden 297-1839


On July 1, 2006, Robert J. Zimmer became the 13th President of the University of Chicago. Prior to his appointment as President, Zimmer was a University of Chicago faculty member and administrator for more than two decades specializing in the mathematical fields of geometry, particularly ergodic theory, Lie groups, and differential geometry.

As President of the University, he serves as Chair of the Board of Governors of Argonne National Laboratory and Chair of the Board of Directors of Fermi Research Alliance LLC, the operator of Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.  Zimmer held the title of Max Mason Distinguished Service Professor of Mathematics at Chicago before leaving for Brown, where he was the Ford Foundation Professor of Mathematics in addition to being Provost.

President Zimmer is the author of two books, Ergodic Theory and Semisimple Groups (1984) and Essential Results of Functional Analysis (1990), and more than 80 mathematical research articles. He has served in the faculty of the U.S. Naval Academy from 1975 to 1977 and has held visiting positions at Harvard University and at institutions in Israel, France, Australia, Switzerland, and Italy.


B.A. from Princeton University, M.A. and Ph.D. from University of California-Berkeley in Latin and classics, respectively. She was awarded the Quantrell Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching in the College in 2000 and the Faculty Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching in 2006 at the University of Chicago. She was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2007. Bartsch also served as Chair of the Faculty Board of the University of Chicago Press from 2006-2008[7] and Editor-in-Chief of Classical Philology from 2000-2004 and 2014 onwards. She has been appointed the Inaugural Director of the Stevanovich Institute on the Formation of Knowledge.


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