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UNESCO Establishes Chair Professorship at Northwestern

August 14, 2018

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has announced they will establish a Chair on Fundamental and Interdisciplinary Physics at Northwestern University.  The position is established in support and recognition of the Colegio De Fisica Fundamental E Interdisciplinaria De Las Americas (COFI), located in San Juan, Puerto Rico.  Prof. Mayda Velasco serves as General Director of COFI and will hold the UNESCO Chair Professorship at Northwestern University.