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Higher education institutions create national teaching support network

  • During the Second Conference of Higher Education Learning and Teaching Centers Representatives held on January 13th, at Universidad de Santiago, Alicia Pérez, Management and Quality Coordinator of the Unit of Educational Innovation (UNIE, in Spanish), was elected executive director of this network, which goal is to formalize collaboration links to support teaching among 22 higher education institutions of the country.

Research will study flotation process to recover copper

  • The research, led by Dr. Miguel Maldonado, professor at the Metallurgical Engineering Department, intends to optimize this process through new on-line air measurement equipment.

During the last couple of years, we have heard about a decline in copper production, and according to experts this is one of the reasons why the quality of the mineral has been reduced. One way to revert this situation is improving mining procedures, which is a priority for mining industry.

More than 240 candidates participated in the national and international teachers’ application process at the University

  • University community and public authorities witnessed the opening of the envelopes containing the backgrounds of the candidates who participated in the call to cover 40 vacancies made by the U. of Santiago, on December 3rd.

On Friday 4th , the public opening of envelopes containing the resumes  of more than 240 applicants for 40 positions was held in the Salón de Honor. This was another step in the national and international teachers’ application process, designed to cover this number of vacancies for the seven Faculties of the U. Santiago.