National University of La Plata facts for kids
Universidad Nacional de La Plata
|Motto||Pro Scientia et Patria|
|Chancellor||Fernando Alfredo Tauber|
The National University of La Plata (Spanish: Universidad Nacional de La Plata, UNLP) is one of the national universities in the Argentine city of La Plata. The university was founded in 1905 by Dr. Joaquín Víctor González.
- Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism
- Faculty of Arts
- Faculty of Agrarian and Forest Sciences
- Faculty of Astronomic and Geophysic Sciences
- Faculty of Economic Sciences
- Faculty of Exact Sciences
- Faculty of Law and Social Sciences
- Faculty of Medic Sciences
- Faculty of Natural Sciences and Museum
- Faculty of Veterinary Sciences
- Faculty of Humanities and Education Sciences
- Faculty of Informatics
- Faculty of Engineering
- Faculty of Dentistry
- Faculty of Journalism and Social Communication
- Faculty of Social Work
- Fine Arts High School "Professor Francisco Américo de Santo"
Famous students and professors
- Raúl Alfonsín (Law degree in 1950) President of Argentina (1983–1989)
- Florentino Ameghino (Professor of geology)
- Adolfo Pérez Esquivel (Nobel Peace laureate)
- Juan José Arévalo (Philosophy PhD in 1934)
- Mario Bunge (Physics-Mathematics PhD in 1952)
- René Favaloro (Medicine degree in 1949) Inventor of the coronary artery by-pass
- Julio Palmaz (Medicine degree in 1971) Inventor of the balloon-expandable stent
- Emilio Pettoruti
- Raúl A. Ringuelet (Professor of Zoology)
- Carlos Saavedra Lamas (Law teacher, rector, Nobel Peace laureate)
- Ernesto Sábato (Physics PhD in 1937, writer)
- Néstor Kirchner (Law degree in 1976) President of Argentina (2003–2007)
- Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (Law degree in 1979) President of Argentina (2007-until now)
- Florentina Gómez Miranda (Law degree in 1945) Argentine Deputy from 1983 to 1991
- Horacio Pagani (Industrial design) CEO of the automotive company, Pagani Automobili S.p.A.
- History of the University of La Plata (Historia de la Universidad de La Plata), Julio Castiñeira, Universidad Nacional de La Plata.
- National University of La Plata on the Centennial of its Nationalization (La Universidad Nacional de La Plata en el centenario de su nacionalización), Universidad Nacional de La Plata.
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