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Encyclopedia > Universidad de Buenos Aires
Universidad de Buenos Aires
Motto:
Established 1821
Location Buenos Aires, Argentina
School type Public
Enrollment 308.594 (2004)
Rector Arq. Berardo Dujovne [1]
Rector's officce Address Viamonte 430/444
Buenos Aires

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Phone +54 (11) 4508-6461
/ 4510-1100
Website http://www.uba.ar/

The Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA) is the biggest university in Argentina, founded on August 12, 1821 in the city of Buenos Aires. It consists of 13 faculties, six hospitals, 10 museums and three high schools: Colegio Nacional de Buenos Aires, Escuela Superior de Comercio Carlos Pellegrini, and Instituto Libre de Segunda Enseñanza. A university is an institution of higher education and of research, which grants academic degrees at all levels (bachelor, master, and doctor) in a variety of subjects. ... August 12 is the 224th day of the year (225th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The coronation banquet for George IV 1821 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Buenos Aires (English: Fair Winds, originally Ciudad de la Santísima Trinidad y Puerto de Santa María de los Buenos Aires, City of the Holy Trinity and Port of Saint Mary of the Fair Winds) is the capital of Argentina and its largest city and port, as well as... The Colegio Nacional de Buenos Aires is a public high school in Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... The Escuela Superior de Comercio Carlos Pellegrini (ESCCP) is a public high school in Buenos Aires, Argentina, one of the most prestigious in the country. ... The Instituto Libre de Segunda Enseñanza nowadays. ...


Despite its size, the UBA has no central campus. Even though plans existed for a centralized 'university city', it currently holds only 2 schools with all other schools dispersed throughout the city. The Universitätscampus Wien, Austria ( details) Campus (plural: campi) is Latin for field or open space. English gets the words camp and campus from this origin. ...


This campus, called Ciudad Universitaria, is located in Nuñez, in northern Buenos Aires. It is close to Jorge Newbery Airport and River Plate Football Stadium. The Universitätscampus Wien, Austria ( details) Campus (plural: campi) is Latin for field or open space. English gets the words camp and campus from this origin. ... Nuñez in the map of Buenos Aires Nuñez is a barrio or neigbourhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... Aeroparque Jorge Newbery (IATA airport code: AEP) is the main airport for domestic flights in Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... The Estadio Monumental Antonio V. Liberti, better known as El Monumental or River Plate Stadium, is a stadium in the Nuñez district of Buenos Aires, Argentina. ...

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Faculties

The faculties that compose the University are:

Of these, only the last two have their buildings located in Ciudad Universitaria, a campus-like location on the northern part of the city. The others are scattered around the city in buildings of various sizes, some have even more than one building. Projects to move some faculties to Ciudad Universitaria are in the works. Psychology (ancient Greek: psyche = soul or mind, logos/-ology = study of) is an academic and applied field involving the study of the mind, brain, and behavior, both human and nonhuman. ... Engineering is the application of scientific and technical knowledge to solve human problems. ... Radiographs (X-rays) can reveal if a person has cavities, bone disease or other abnormalities Dentistry is the art and science of prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of conditions, diseases, and disorders of the oral cavity, the maxillofacial region, and its associated structures as it relates to human beings. ... Bowl of Hygeia Pharmacy (from the Greek φάρμακον = drug) is the profession charged with ensuring the safe use of medication. ... Biochemistry is the study of the chemistry of life, a bridge between biology and chemistry that studies how complex chemical reactions give rise to life. ... The Philosopher (detail), by Rembrandt Philosophy is a field of study that includes diverse subfields such as aesthetics, epistemology, ethics, logic, and metaphysics, in which people ask questions such as whether God exists, whether knowledge is possible, and what makes actions right or wrong. ... Literature is literally acquaintance with letters as in the first sense given in the Oxford English Dictionary (from the Latin littera meaning an individual written character (letter)). The term has generally come to identify a collection of texts, which in Western culture are mainly prose, both fiction and non-fiction... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Medicine is the branch of health science and the sector of public life concerned with maintaining human health or restoring it through the treatment of disease and injury. ... The social sciences are a group of academic disciplines that study the human aspects of the world. ... Veterinary medicine is the application of medical, diagnostic, and therapeutic principles to companion, domestic, exotic, wildlife, and production animals. ... ... Buyers bargain for good prices while sellers put forth their best front in Chichicastenango Market, Guatemala. ... Exact science refers to systematized knowledge. ... The term natural science as the way in which different fields of study are defined is determined as much by historical convention as by the present day meaning of the words. ... The Parthenon on top of the Acropolis, Athens, Greece Architecture (from Latin, architectura and ultimately from Greek, αρχιτεκτων, a master builder, from αρχι- chief, leader and τεκτων, builder, carpenter) is the art and science of designing buildings and structures. ... Usually considered in the context of the applied arts, engineering, architecture, and other such creative endeavours, design is used as both a noun and a verb. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


Notable alumni

The following former students of UBA received a Nobel Prize: Communism - Wikipedia /**/ @import /w/skins-1. ... Ernesto Guevara de la Serna (June 14, 1928 â€“ October 9, 1967), commonly known as Che Guevara or el Che, was an Argentine-born physician, Marxist revolutionary, politician, and Cuban guerrilla leader. ... Sir Edward Appletons medal Photographs of Nobel Prize Medals. ...

Engineering School
Engineering School

Image File history File links Ingenieria_UBA.jpg Sumario Universidad de Buenos Aires - Engieneering School Source: UBAC http://www. ... Image File history File links Ingenieria_UBA.jpg Sumario Universidad de Buenos Aires - Engieneering School Source: UBAC http://www. ... Carlos Saavedra Lamas (November 1, 1878 – May 5, 1959) was an Argentinian academic and politician who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1936. ... // Error creating thumbnail: convert: unable to open image `/mnt/upload3/wikipedia/en/f/f5/Nobel_Peace_Prize_Medal. ... Bernardo Alberto Houssay (April 10, 1887–September 21, 1971) was an Argentinian physiologist who received (with Carl and Gerty Cori) the 1947 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for his discovery of the role played by pituitary hormones in regulating the amount of blood sugar (glucose) in animals. ... List of Nobel Prize laureates in Physiology or Medicine from 1901 to the present day. ... Luis Federico Leloir, born September 6, 1906 – died December 2, 1987, was a biochemist born in Paris but who lived all his life in Argentina. ... This is a list of Nobel Prize laureates in Chemistry from 1901 to the present day. ... Adolfo Pérez Esquivel at World Social Forum 2003 Adolfo Pérez Esquivel (born November 26, 1931 in Buenos Aires, Argentina) was the recipient of the 1980 Nobel Peace Prize. ... // Error creating thumbnail: convert: unable to open image `/mnt/upload3/wikipedia/en/f/f5/Nobel_Peace_Prize_Medal. ... César Milstein (October 8, 1927 – March 24, 2002), an Argentine scientist, was born in Bahia Blanca, Argentina. ... List of Nobel Prize laureates in Physiology or Medicine from 1901 to the present day. ...

Rectors

  • Dr. Antonio Sáenz 13-06-1821 to 25-07-1825.
  • Dr. José Valentín Gómez 10-04-1826 to 23-08-1830.
  • Dr. Santiago Figueredo 23-08-1830 to 22-02-1832.
  • Dr. Paulino Gari 13-12-1832 to 11-1849.
  • Dr. Miguel García 11-1849 to 26-06-1852.
  • Dr. José Barros Pazos 01 -07-1852 to 5-05-1857.
  • Dr. Antonio Cruz Obligado 9-05-1857 to 03-1861.
  • Dr. Juan María Gutiérrez 1-04-1861 to 3-10-1873.
  • Dr. Vicente Fidel López 15-02-1874 to 12-06-1877.
  • Dr. Manuel Quintana 12-06-1877 to 26-01-1881.
  • Dr. Eufemio Uballes 1-03-1906 to 1-03-1922.
  • Dr. José Arce 1-03-1922 to 1-03-1926.
  • Dr. Ricardo Rojas 2-03-1926 to 1-03-1930.
  • Dr. Enrique Butty 1-03-1930 to 11-12-1930.
  • Dr. Benito Nazar Anchorena (interventor) 16-12-1930 to 1-06-1931.
  • Dr. Mariano Castex 1-06-1931 to 9-03-1932.
  • Dr. Angel Gallardo 11-05-1932 to 9-04-1934.
  • Dr. Vicente Gallo 11-05-1934 to 11-05-1941.
  • Dr. Coroliano Alberini 12-05-1941 to 16-10-1941.
  • Dr. Carlos Saavedra Lamas 17-10-1941 to 30-07-1943.
  • Dr. José Luis Romero 1-10-1955
  • Eng. José Babini 1-01-1956 to 19-02-1956
  • Dr. Alejandro Ceballos 5-05-1956 to 27-12-1957
  • Dr. Risieri Frondizi 27-12-1957 to 28-12-1962
  • Dr. Julio Olivera 28-12-1962 to 18-03-1965
  • Eng. Hilario Fernández Long 26-03-1965 to 29-07-1966
  • Dr. Luis Botet 11-08-1966 to 7-02-1968.
  • Dr. Raúl Devoto 7-02-1968 to 24-07-1969.
  • Dr. Andrés Santas 25-07-1969 to 21-07-1971.
  • Dr. Bernabé Quartino 22-07-1971 to 29-01-1973.
  • Dr. Carlos Alberto Durrieu 29-01-1973 to 30-05-1973
  • Dr. Rodolfo Puiggrós (interventor) 29-05-1973 to 2-10-1973
  • Eng. Enrique Martínez (interventor) 7-09-1973 to 2-10-1973
  • Lic. Ernesto Villanueva 4-10-1973 to 28-03-1974
  • Dr. Vicente Solano Lima 28-03-1974 to 25-07-1974
  • Dr. Raúl Federico Laguzzi 25-07-1974 to 17-09-1974
  • Dr. Alberto Ottalagano (interventor) 17-09-1974 to 26-12-1974
  • Eduardo Mangiante 27-08-1975 to 12-02-1976
  • Dr. José Alocén 12-02-1976 to 24-03-1976
  • Cap. De Navío Edmundo E. Said 29-03-1976 to 6-08-1976
  • Eng. Alberto Costantini 6-08-1976 to 14-09-1976
  • Dr. Sol Rabasa 14-09-1976 to 25-02-1977
  • Dr. Luis Carlos Cabral 25-02-1977 to 31-08-1978
  • Dr. Alberto V. Donnes 31-08-1978 to 23-11-1978
  • Dr. Lucas Lennon 24-11-1978 to 20-11-1981
  • Dr. Alberto V. Donnes 20-11-1981 to 28-12-1981
  • Dr. Alberto Rodríguez Varela 28-12-1981 to 23-12-1982
  • Dr. Carlos Segovia Fernández 27-12-1982 to 23-12-1983.
  • Dr. Francisco Delich 26-12-1983 to 19-03-1985
  • Dr. Oscar Julio Shuberoff 19-03-1985 to 06-05-2002
  • Dr. Guillermo Jaim Etcheverry 07-05-2002 to 07-05-2006
  • Arq.Berardo Dujovne (acting) 08-05-2006

Manuel A. Quintana y Sáenz de Gaona (1835 - 1906) was the President of Argentina from 12 October 1904 to 12 March 1906. ... José Arce (1881 - 1968) was an Argentine political and diplomatic figure. ... Carlos Saavedra Lamas (November 1, 1878 – May 5, 1959) was an Argentinian academic and politician who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1936. ... Hilario Fernández Long (12 September 1918–23 December 2002) was an Argentine engineer and educator. ... Vicente Solano Lima was a conservative politician, vice-president of Argentina from May 25, 1973 to July 13, 1973. ... Guillermo Jaim Etcheverry (born circa 1940) is an Argentine physician, former head of Universidad de Buenos Aires. ...

References

  1. ^ Vice-Rector in charge of the Universidad de Buenos Aires. On the eve of the election of a new Rector given that Guillermo Jaim Etcheverry's (former Rector) term expired on May 7, 2006 .

Guillermo Jaim Etcheverry (born circa 1940) is an Argentine physician, former head of Universidad de Buenos Aires. ... May 7 is the 127th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (128th in leap years). ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

External links

  • ((Spanish)) Official website

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