Mexico, Apr. 16 (Notimex).- The rector of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM, for its acronym in Spanish), Enrique Graue Wiechers, will begin a working visit to the University of Arizona (UA), in the United States, to review various collaboration projects related to research, innovation, development and promotion of Mexican culture and arts between both institutions.
In a statement from the highest house of studies it was reported that Graue will meet with the president of the AU, Robert C. Robbins and hold a meeting with the philosopher and political scientist Noam Chomsky, considered the founder of modern linguistics.
Also, the rector will visit several laboratories to learn about projects such as the Binational Arid Zones Consortium and will discuss the collaboration of the University of Arizona in the new 6.5-meter telescope to be installed at the National Astronomical Observatory (OAN) of San Pedro Mártir, Baja California, as well as joint health work related to antivenoms.
He will also review with directors of different schools of the UA, projects related to the teaching of music, social sciences, the humanities, and a bilingual program to promote reading, among others.
Graue Wiechers is accompanied by the Secretary of Institutional Development, Alberto Ken Oyama, and the Coordinators of Scientific Research, Humanities and Relations and International Affairs, William Lee Alardín, Alberto Vital and Francisco Trigo, respectively.