Argentine officials visit Rice

Argentine officials visit Rice
Argentine officials visit Rice

A delegation of top Argentine officials visited Rice June 8 for a meeting with President David Leebron and others from the university community to explore opportunities for collaboration, such as student and faculty exchange, study abroad programs and research.

Pictured (left to right) are Argentine Deputy Consul General Ramiro Lascano; Consul General Gabriel Volpi; Nicolas Shumway, the Frances Moody Newman Professor Emeritus of Spanish and Portuguese at Rice; Leebron; Jorge Arg├╝ello, Argentine ambassador to the United States; Rosario Sa Martinez, marketing and recruitment specialist for Rice's Engineering Professional Master's Program (EPMP); Caroline Levander, Rice's vice president for global and digital strategy; Mark Jones, the Joseph D. Jamail Chair in Latin American Studies at Rice; Fred Higgs, vice provost for academic affairs, director of the Rice Center for Engineering Leadership and the John and Ann Doerr Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Seiichi Matsuda, Rice's dean of graduate and postdoctoral studies; Adria Baker, associate vice provost for international education and executive director of the Office of International Students and Scholars at Rice; Agustina Fernandez Moya, director of EPMP and the organizer of the meeting; and Deputy Consul Alejandro Anibal Garcia. (Photo by Jeff Fitlow)

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