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Strategic axis: Public Commitment


María José de la Fuente is smiling and standing in a boat, while is holding seaweed above his head.

Huiro Regenerativo: Growing Seaweed for Sustainable Development

The startup, created by UC Chile biologist María José de la Fuente and Colab UC Chile executive director Sebastián Gatica, is revolutionizing the way…

The delegation from UC Chile faculty and goverment officials are checking a filtration system in California.

What Chile Can Learn From California's Fight Against the Drought

During a recent visit to California, UC Chile and Chilean government authorities got a first-hand look at some measures that deal with droughts, including…

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UC Chile strongly committed to safeguarding Chile's cultural heritage

Violeta Parra, Vicente Huidobro, Fernando Castillo Velasco, Ana González, René Combeau, and Jorge Brantmayer are some of the Chilean artists whose collections…

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Challenges for School Education During and After the Pandemic

Education is an area that the coronavirus health crisis has seriously impacted. Nearly 168 million children were affected by the closure of their schools. The…

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…