The rectors Juan Cancino of the Catholic University of the Holy Conception and Víctor Fajardo, of the University of Magallanes, presented "Two Rectors Facing Creation", a work that is being exhibited at the Catholic University until January 29.
"Two Rectors Facing Creation" is the title of the photographic compilation that rectors Juan Cancino, from the Catholic University of Santísima Concepción and Víctor Fajardo, from the University of Magallanes are presenting at the Extension Center of the Catholic University until January 29.
The exhibition compiles the work of both rectors, who in their travels around the country have dedicated themselves to photographing the natural beauties of our territory. This exhibition includes the creative work of the two university authorities, with images of plants, animals and pristine landscapes of the southern-southern zone, Patagonia, Tierra del Fuego, Puerto Williams, central and northern Chile.
The rectors have exhibited their photographs in Punta Arenas, Concepción and Santiago and they plan to continue touring the Cruch universities. They are expected to present themselves in Valparaíso soon.
The rector Juan Manuel Cancino has a degree in Biological Sciences from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and a PhD in Marine Zoology from the University of Wales in the United Kingdom. From 1983 to 1992 he was an academic at the Faculty of Biological Sciences of our University, the year in which he went on to work as an academic at the Universidad Católica de la Santísima Concepción, of which he is its rector since 2006. He registers over 70 publications in magazines and books of his specialty and is the author of two books of poems.
The rector Víctor Fajardo is a State Professor in Chemistry and Natural Sciences from the University of Chile, a Master's Degree in Chemistry from the State Technical University, a Doctor of Science with a Chemistry mention from the University of Chile. He did a post-doctorate at Pennsylvania State University in the United States. He has been a visiting professor at the University of Karachi, Pakistan; at Penn State University and Purdue in the United States; at the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain; and at the Spanish Higher Research Center. He has been a professor at the University of Chile and since 1973 he has held various positions at the University of Magallanes, of which he has been its rector since 1994.
Photo credit: Courtesy UC