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UNT alumna Dr. Tamara Contador is nominated for the 2019 ASPIRE science award

The APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research, and Education ("ASPIRE") is an annual award sponsored by Wiley and Elsevier that recognizes young scientists who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence in scientific research and collaboration with scientists in the region. This year, ASPIRE received 15 nominees contributing to the ASPIRE theme of natural laboratories. See all the nominees here.

At the Sub-Antarctic Cape Horn Center in Puerto Williams

Dr. Ricardo Rozzi meets with international dignitaries, from L to R: Dr. Peter Mombaerts, Director of the Max Planck Research Unit, Frankfurt, Germany; Dr. Adrian Palacios, Provost for Research at the University of Valparaiso, Chile; Carolina Goic, Senator from Magallanes Region; and Francisco Chahuan, also from Valparaiso, Chile.

Construction on the Sub-Antarctic Cape Horn Center continues!

Construction crews are busy in Puerto Williams, the location of the forthcoming Sub-Antarctic Cape Horn Center. This center will be an international hub for research, education, and community outreach. New York-based Ennead Architects designed the LEED-compliant complex with a sensitity to the landscape and environment. Learn more about Ennead Architects and see renderings of the Center here.

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