The Universidad de Guanajuato (in English, the University of Guanajuato) is a university based in the Mexican state of Guanajuato, made up of about 33,828 students in programs ranging from high school level to the doctorate level. Over 17,046 of those are pursuing undergraduate, masters, and doctorate degrees. The university offers 153 academic programs, including 13 doctorates, 39 masters programs, and 65 bachelor's degrees. The university has schools in fourteen cities throughout the state of Guanajuato.
|University of Guanajuato|
Universidad de Guanajuato
|Motto||La Verdad Os Hará Libres (Spanish)|
Motto in English
|The Truth Shall Make You Free|
|Colours||White, gold and blue|
The university traces its history back to the educational institute called the Hospice of the Holy Trinity, which was established on October 1, 1732. On August 29, 1827, upon the signing of the first constitutional government, the school changed its name to the College of the Immaculate Conception and fell under government responsibility. Programs founded around this time included Mining, Law, Painting, Sculpture and Architecture. In 1831, a library was established.
The name of the college changed again in 1867, this time to the National College of Guanajuato. During the following decade, technical programs at the school grew rapidly, as did research. Finally, in 1945, the college changed its name to the University of Guanajuato, and the school was granted autonomy by the state legislature beginning on May 21, 1994.
Increase, preserve and share all knowledge aimed towards the upright development of the human being, through the preservation of its environment and the construction of a democratic, just and free society.
The University of Guanajuato is a public institution offering highschool and university education.
High School System
The Mexican Association for International Education (AMPEI) Spanish: Asociación Mexicana para la Educación Internacional [AMPEI], is a non-profit membership organization which brings together international educators from Mexican higher education institutions.
Its core membership is composed by individuals in charge of the different international education activities in colleges and universities from Mexico, and elsewhere.
AMPEI has developed a collaborative work with related organizations from other parts of the world, such as NAFSA, CONAHEC, CBIE, and EAIE.
AMPEI also works actively with the different Embassies in Mexico, as well as government agencies and foundations, engaged in supporting international education and academic exchanges in higher education.Abejas de León
The Abejas de León (English: León Bees) is Mexican professional basketball team. It has been a member of the LNBP since the 2009-10 season.El estudiante
El estudiante (English: The Student) is a 2009 Mexican film written and directed by Roberto Girault, and starring Jorge Lavat, Norma Lazareno, José Carlos Ruiz, Jeannine Derbez, Siouzana Melikián and Cristina Obregón. The film depicts the story of a 70-year-old man called Chano, who decides to go to university despite his age.Guanajuato (disambiguation)
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The institute provides a range of courses, and offers a BA in Visual Arts and an MA in Fine arts in association with the Universidad de Guanajuato.
Its courses and degrees are recognized by most North American universities.
It has been popular with American and Canadian students and artists since it opened in 1950, and the town now has a large expatriate community from the USA and Canada.Maciej Żółtowski
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Maciej Żółtowski participated in many master-courses working under supervision of notable artists like Zoltán Pesko, Lászlo Tihanyi, Yuri Simonov and Gianluigi Gelmetti.
For the artistic achievements, he received twice the Polish Ministry of Culture scholarship and the Tadeusz Baird scholarship. In 1997, he was awarded with the fellowship of the German Stiftung Kulturfonds in Künstlerhaus Schloss Wiepersdorf. In 2000, he won the scholarship for young conductors of the Japanese Music Foundation JESC. He was the winner of the first composers’ competition held by the Musica Sacra Society in Warsaw. In 1999, he was the finalist of the Toru Takemitsu Composition Award (Tokyo). In 2002, the President of the Republic of Poland decorated him with the Silver Order of Merit. In 2017 the Polish Minister for Culture and National Heritage awarded him the Bronze Medal “Gloria Artis” for merits to culture.
Maciej Żółtowski held posts in many Polish music institutions: chairperson of the Young Circle in the Polish Composers’ Union, secretary general of the Warsaw Branch of the Polish Composers’ Union, secretary general and subsequently president of the Jeunesses Musicales Poland – the Polish section of the Jeunesses Musicales International. Since 2010 he is President of the ISCM (International Society for Contemporary Music) Polish Section.Maciej Żółtowski collaborated with many Polish symphony orchestras including the National Symphony Orchestra of the Polish Radio (Katowice), the Polish Radio Orchestra (Warsaw), the Polish Orchestra Jeunesses Musicales, Beethoven Academy Orchestra and Poznan Philharmonic. International audiences could see Maciej Żółtowski conducting in plenty of concert halls in Europe, Asia and both Americas. His most recent engagements included: Orkestra Akademik Başkent (Ankara/Turkey), Orquesta Sinfónica de Salta (Argentina), Orquesta Sinfónica de Cuenca (Ecuador), Sinfonia Toronto (Canada), Wuhan Philharmonic Orchestra (China), Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Arlington, Garland Symphony Orchestra (USA), Voronezh Philharmonic Orchestra (Russia), Shumen State Symphony (Bulgaria), Orchestra Filarmonica Nino Rota (Italy), Cyprus Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra da Camera del Trasimeno (Italy), Orquesta de Cámara de Bellas Artes (Mexico), Orquesta Sinfónica del Estado de México, Orquesta Sinfónica de la Universidad de Guanajuato (Mexico), Orquesta Sinfónica de la Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León (Mexico), Orquesta Sinfónica de Yucatán (Mexico), Krasnoyarsk Symphony Orchestra (Russia), Çukurova State Symphony Orchestra(Turkey), the Pilsen Philharmonic (Czech Republic), the Wuhan Symphony Orchestra (China), Sinfonia Finlandia Jyväskylä (Finland), Vogtland Philharmonie (Germany) and Mikkeli City Orchestra (Finland).
Appointed artistic director and conductor of the Cyprus State Orchestra (former name of the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra) in 2002, Maciej Żółtowski has developed the ensemble to high artistic standards. This has resulted in many international tours the orchestra did under his direction, visiting London, Copenhagen, Paris and Athens. In Cyprus alone, he has led over 80 concert, opera and ballet productions. His tenure ended in 2005 with a highly acclaimed “Concert for 10 pianos and orchestra” organised by the Steinway Club. In 2007-2017 Maciej Żółtowski held the post of the Managing and Artistic Director of the Radom Chamber Orchestra in Poland.Mexican major rugby league
It is Mexico's major and most important Rugby Union league.Mexicana Universal Guanajuato
Mexicana Universal Guanajuato is a pageant in Guanajuato, Mexico, that selects that state's representative for the national Mexicana Universal pageant.
The State Organization has produced one Nuestra Belleza México titleholder in 2007 with Elisa Nájera and two Nuestra Belleza Mundo México in 1998 with Vilma Zamora and 2011 with Mariana Berumen.
Nuestra Belleza Guanajuato is located at number 5 with three crowns of Nuestra Belleza México/Mexicana Universal.Orquesta Sinfónica de la Universidad de Guanajuato
The Orquesta Sinfónica de la Universidad de Guanajuato or OSUG is the resident symphonic orchestra for the University of Guanajuato, located in the state of the same name in central Mexico. It was founded shortly after the School of Music at the University in 1952 under the direction of José Rodríguez Frausto. This made the University for first in Mexico with a resident symphonic orchestra.Patricia Goedicke
Patricia Goedicke (June 21, 1931 – July 14, 2006) was an American poet.
Born Patricia McKenna in Boston, Massachusetts, she grew up in Hanover, New Hampshire, where her father was a resident psychiatrist at Dartmouth College. During her high school years she was an accomplished downhill skier. She earned her B.A. at Middlebury College in 1953, where she studied with Robert Frost. She also studied under W. H. Auden at Young Men's Hebrew Association of New York City in 1955.
She married in 1956 Victor Goedicke, a professor at Ohio University, where in 1965 she completed her M.A. in creative writing and poetry. She divorced in 1968, the same year that while an artist in residence at the MacDowell Colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire, she met Leonard Wallace Robinson. He was a writer for The New Yorker and a fiction editor and book editor at Esquire Magazine. They married in 1971. The couple later moved to San Miguel de Allende in the Mexican state of Guanajuato, where she taught creative writing at the Universidad de Guanajuato. Goedicke and Robinson returned to the United States in 1981, and she became professor at the University of Montana, where she taught until her retirement in 2003.
Her awards and honors include the Rockefeller Foundation Residency at its Villa Serbelloni; a National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship; a Pushcart Prize; the William Carlos Williams Prize; the 1987 Carolyn Kizer Prize; the Hohenberg Award, and the 1992 Edward Stanley Award from Prairie Schooner. Her last book was recognized as one of the top 10 poetry books of 2000 by the American Library Association. The Tongues We Speak was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year in 1990.
Goedicke died of pneumonia and a complication of lung cancer, at St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center in Missoula, Montana.Rowena Bali
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The journal's thrust areas are: English Literature, Literature Written in Other Languages, New Literature in English, Indian Writings in English, Colonial and Postcolonial Literature, Cultural Studies, Critical Theories, Aesthetic Studies, Literature and Environment, Visual Arts, Digital Art, Photography, History of Art.
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XHJUA-FM 100.7 is a radio station in Guanajuato, Guanajuato. It is the flagship of the Radio Universidad de Guanajuato service, which is also relayed on XEUG-AM 970 in Guanajuato, XHLTO-FM 91.1 in León and XHSML-FM 91.3 in San Miguel de Allende.Yulma Rocha Aguilar
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