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Strategic axis: Public Commitment


Medical students showing a "Muévete por la salud" poster.

Students Attempting to Have Social Impact during the Pandemic

Students from different undergraduate programs carry out health, sustainability, and education initiatives to contribute to the external community with their…

Breathe, Heal and Sing!: Singing Back to Life

A new program teaches breathing techniques used by opera singers to aid Covid-19 patients after discharge.

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Ucéanos: 5 tons of waste have been removed from Chilean beaches thanks to this student initiative

Since 2018, the project has focused its activities on cleaning beaches and sustainable awareness. It has removed 5 tons of waste from Bucalemu, Quinter…

Elisa Loncon in a traditional Mapuche outfit..

Elisa Loncon: The decolonization of language

In 2016, Revista Universitaria (the University Magazine) interviewed professor Elisa Loncon. On Sunday, July 4, the professor and researcher of the Mapudungún…

"Artifica Tu Casa": The online arts festival which joins eight Chilean universities

The arts festival will return this year to share eight different cultural visions of artists and teachers from all over Chile. Every Wednesday in July and…

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UC Chile's Contributions to the Chilean Constituent Process

UC Chile has made a wide range of contributions to this historic milestone. With gender parity and representation of indigenous peoples, a democratically…

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UC Constitutional Process Commission: How to achieve a Constitution that unites people?

For several months, twenty UC faculty members from various disciplines ponder on the upcoming process of writing a new constitution. This reflection resulted…

UC Sustainability Report: Advances, Projects, and Commitments

As humankind, we are at a pivotal moment to face the various socio-environmental problems that affect us. In this scenario, Pontificia Universidad Católica de…

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UC and its Path in Fighting Climate Change

Experts say our planet is in crisis. And some of its consequences are irreversible, but not all is lost. We have committed to being carbon neutral. What does…