The Conference, that will be held on 27 and 30 June, has been organized by the International University Menéndez Pelayo (UIMP) and the State Association for University Programmes for the Elderly (AEPUM), integrated by 40 Spanish universities with more than 40,000 students over 50 years old registered.
The University of Alicante has been honoured in the category of Site Awards of the 1st edition of the Awards for OpenCourseWare Excellence (ACE). The award-ceremony will be held in Boston, on 5th May during the annual meeting of the OpenCourseWare Consortium.
The University of Alicante's business project Flytech has been the winner in the first edition of a enterprenurial and innovative project launched by theAlicante Puerto Club Rotary, held on Friday, 15 April, at the Local Development Agency in Alicante.
The students in the 6th year of the University of Alicante's Joint Programme in Law and Business Administration, Berta Hernández, Javier Osuna and Víctor Parra, have received the Deloitte Business Game'11 Award in its 4th edition.
Ukrainian female scientist Larissa Brizhik has received the Prigogine Award, at the CAM's Cultural Hall from the hand of the UA Vice President for Research, Development and Innovation, Manuel Palomar, in recognition for her research work on ecological systems.
Minke whales, the most hunted whale species, are very rare to find in the Mediterranean Sea. It so happens that a University of Alicante's group of the Faculty of Sciences has watched a specimen opposite Tiñoso Cape.
Olax22 SL, a technologically-based company emerged from the UA in 2010, has been selected as a finalist in the European Venture Contest Awards on Innovation (EVC), for its novelty proceeding to recover the components contained in the waste generated in the flexographical andphotogravure printing industry.
The University of Alicante hosts -from 27 to 30 April- 800 members of AEGEE, the largest youth association in Europe. The objective of the general assembly is to develop several projects for promoting active citizenship. 'Summer Universities' is one of the most outstanding projects.
Thirty-four companies, organizations and institutions will participate this year in the 13th edition of the Employment & Self-Employment Marathon organized by the University of Alicante. It has been conceived as a meeting point for these external collaborators with the university community and, especially, with the students and new graduates, so that they can make a more efficient job search.
This year, language competence level has increased and so has the number of required credits. The total number of students selected by the UA for participating in the mobility programme, has been consolidated as compared to last year's figures in this respect, in which the UA experienced and increase of around 50%.
On 4th April, the University of Alicante's started the Internet Portal Devuelvemelavoz.ua.es. sound files based on the radio broadcasts coming to Spain from exile during Franco's regime.
The University of Alicante hosts from 8 to 10 April the 12th Edition of the prestigious EIPIN Internacional Conference (European Intellectual Property Institutes Network), a meeting point of the most prestigious European network on industrial and intelectual property.
Ignacio Jiménez Raneda, University of Alicante's President, has welcomed in his office the well-known American Hispanist Russell P. Sebold, doctor honoris causa by our University in 1984 and winner of the International *Elio Antonio de Nebrija Award (Universidad de Salamanca, 2001).
The University of Alicante's Philharmonic Orchestra inaugurates its Spring Programme on 11 April, in which six performances will be offered at several concerts halls all over Spain.
The University of Alicante's President, Ignacio Jiménez Raneda, has welcomed the children of the city of Pasto, Colombia, in his office. They are part of the Laboramusic Project, which -through music- offers help and integration to disabled or poor people.
The Open Seminars organized by the University of Alicante's Faculty of Sciences will start Friday, 1st April, at 10 am. The objective of these seminars is to disseminate the activities by the faculty and the research lines developed by its departments, as well as its postgraduate programmes.
On 4th April, at 7 pm, the Minister of the Presidency, Ramón Jáuregui, will participate in the 4th Ernest Lluch Conference, in which he will give the lecture ¿A los diez años del asesinato de Ernest Lluch ¿Llega por fin la paz?", along with the University of Alicante's President, Ignacio Jiménez Raneda, at the University Venue in Alicante's Rafael Altamira Hall (sited on Ramón y Cajal, 4).
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