Santiago News

On September 22, the Santiago Center launched its book “Columbia University and Chile: Over 100 Years of History.” 

Chile’s President Gabriel Boric addressed students and faculty on his views of politics, particularly the ongoing constitutional debate in Chile.

The Rio and Santiago Centers helped organize a trip for Brazilian winners of the Espírito Público prize to visit Chile and learn best practices.

Chilean Construction Chamber members visited Columbia University and met with faculty, students and alumni to get an inside look at the US resident

MacKenzie Isaac (TC’22) helped prepare publications with Universidad Mayor’s Research Center on Society.

Sebastián Salas (GSAPP’22), Research Fellow at ILAS, organized the conference and presented the results of his research.

Diego Plaza, CC'23, discusses his work with Professor Ricardo Martínez of Universidad Diego Portales on computational literary analysis of poetry.

Jaime Sotomayor, SPS’21, has reached a milestone 100 podcasts in the “Innovación Sin Barreras” (“Innovation without Barriers”) series.

Columbia film Professor Richard Peña took part in programs with Universidad Católica, film editor Andrea Chignoli and the Jewish Museum of Chile.

Xi Wang, MA'23 GSAS, has worked on the analysis of community property accumulation and transmission in rural families.

Alarcón and co-winner Julia Shipley, JN’20, will center their work on the growing mountain of clothes in the Atacama Desert in Chile.

In a flourish of literary expression, Columbia MFA in Creative Writing graduates Kai-Lilly Karpman and Zoe Engels presented their works.