XXVI Dies academicus

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Date: 7 May 2022 / 10:00 - 12:00

Aula magna, Campus Ovest Lugano

The Dies academicus is the University's annual celebration and a chance to meet and share information on USI's development.

The next Dies academicus, the 26th, will be held on Saturday 7 May 2022 at 10 am in the West Campus Lugano Aula magna with the following programme:

Opening ceremony
Boas Erez, Rector of Università della Svizzera italiana

Welcome address
Monica Duca Widmer, President of the Council of Università della Svizzera italiana

Speech
Boas Erez, Rector of Università della Svizzera italiana

Keynote
Serena Tinari, investigative journalist and co-president of Re-Check

Honours
Honorary doctorate
CS Award for best teaching

Musical interludes
Stefano Romerio / Roberto Pianca Duo

Thanks to the collaboration with the Museo delle Culture in Lugano, on the occasion of the Dies academicus in the Aula magna a masterpiece from the Montgomery Collection will be presented to the public: a 16th century ceramic bottle restored using the kintsugi technique, among the works in the temporary exhibition "Japan. Arts and Life" (on show at Villa Malpensata until 8 January 2023 - www.musec.ch).

For organisational reasons, confirmation is requested by e-mail to dies@usi.ch by 25 April 2022.