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PUC-Rio - Vídeo Institucional / Institutional Video (subtitles in English)
PUC-Rio - Vídeo Institucional / Institutional Video (subtitles in English)
Published: 2016/04/28
Channel: PUC-Rio Oficial
Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
Published: 2016/10/18
Channel: World_Edu
Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
Published: 2012/03/20
Channel: HPCatalyst
Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
Published: 2016/06/09
Channel: Science Of Stupid Boy
Design Expo 2015 - Pontifical Catholic University (Brazil)
Design Expo 2015 - Pontifical Catholic University (Brazil)
Published: 2016/06/22
Channel: Microsoft Research
Boone - Brazil, Pontifical Catholic University, Global Studies and Portuguese major
Boone - Brazil, Pontifical Catholic University, Global Studies and Portuguese major
Published: 2011/03/02
Channel: UCSB EAP
Brazil protesters await pope
Brazil protesters await pope
Published: 2013/07/22
Channel: Catholic News Service
First day in RIO
First day in RIO
Published: 2015/08/04
Channel: DJ E$$
Inside Story - Can new leader pull Brazil out of its worst recession?
Inside Story - Can new leader pull Brazil out of its worst recession?
Published: 2016/09/01
Channel: Al Jazeera English
Connection Rio Report for PUC - Rio de Janeiro, by Pedro Dugin
Connection Rio Report for PUC - Rio de Janeiro, by Pedro Dugin
Published: 2009/10/10
Channel: 19pimenta77
PECS@Rio+20: Interdisciplinary Workshop with PUC-Rio
PECS@Rio+20: Interdisciplinary Workshop with PUC-Rio
Published: 2012/06/19
Channel: pecsweb
How is this ICAO different from other international medical meetings?
How is this ICAO different from other international medical meetings?
Published: 2011/12/07
Channel: myhealthywaist
Brazil - Nadia and Armando, Pontificia Universidade Católica
Brazil - Nadia and Armando, Pontificia Universidade Católica
Published: 2011/06/06
Channel: UCSB EAP
PUC-Rio University Student Rental Apartments in Rio de Janeiro
PUC-Rio University Student Rental Apartments in Rio de Janeiro
Published: 2012/10/18
Channel: RiodeJaneiroRentals
Pegada de Lobo! Ao Vivo na PUC-Rio!
Pegada de Lobo! Ao Vivo na PUC-Rio!
Published: 2016/06/16
Channel: BackpacKiwi
PUC Rio
PUC Rio
Published: 2016/11/11
Channel: FUN BeEn
Rio de Janeiro PUC-Rio University Student Rental Apartments
Rio de Janeiro PUC-Rio University Student Rental Apartments
Published: 2012/10/20
Channel: RiodeJaneiroRentals
PARTY PILL2 COMERCIAL
PARTY PILL2 COMERCIAL
Published: 2009/11/12
Channel: junhosol
Lua Workshop 2016: On the design of Lua - Roberto Ierusalimschy (PUC-Rio)
Lua Workshop 2016: On the design of Lua - Roberto Ierusalimschy (PUC-Rio)
Published: 2016/12/03
Channel: luaworkshop
Transgender
Transgender's social name accepted by PUC-Rio
Published: 2015/05/12
Channel: Sergio Viula
Beach update!
Beach update!
Published: 2013/07/08
Channel: ThePPVTV
Rio to Santiago
Rio to Santiago
Published: 2015/06/15
Channel: Adam Suty
Stead Seminar - Professor Nadia de Araujo, PUC-Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
Stead Seminar - Professor Nadia de Araujo, PUC-Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
Published: 2015/03/27
Channel: Center for International and Comparative Law - UBalt Law
Etnoafro- III Black Consciousness Week PUC-RIO / Mario Epanya
Etnoafro- III Black Consciousness Week PUC-RIO / Mario Epanya's Exhibition
Published: 2011/12/14
Channel: Luana Martins
BlackBerry Launches Tech Center in Rio de Janeiro in Partnership with PUC-Rio
BlackBerry Launches Tech Center in Rio de Janeiro in Partnership with PUC-Rio
Published: 2013/12/18
Channel: BlackBerryDevBR
Palestra com o Reitor da Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, padre Jesus Hortal
Palestra com o Reitor da Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, padre Jesus Hortal
Published: 2008/09/22
Channel: TVArautos
SAE Aerodesign East 2013 - AeroRio Advanced Second Flight
SAE Aerodesign East 2013 - AeroRio Advanced Second Flight
Published: 2013/04/16
Channel: Igor Lins e Silva
Are abdominal obesity and type 2 diabetes a concern for health authorities in Brazil?
Are abdominal obesity and type 2 diabetes a concern for health authorities in Brazil?
Published: 2012/04/25
Channel: myhealthywaist
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Published: 2016/10/18
Channel: World_Edu
Brazilian students fascinated with Chinese language, culture: China Factors Special, Part III
Brazilian students fascinated with Chinese language, culture: China Factors Special, Part III
Published: 2015/05/16
Channel: New China TV
SWAP
SWAP
Published: 2015/09/30
Channel: Grunje Games
"everyBuddy", the Project
"everyBuddy", the Project
Published: 2015/11/22
Channel: EveryBuddy
Ney Dumont (PUC-Rio, Brazil) comments on the continuous vitality of BEM research in Brazil
Ney Dumont (PUC-Rio, Brazil) comments on the continuous vitality of BEM research in Brazil
Published: 2015/09/24
Channel: WIT Conferences
Lua Workshop 2017: How much does it cost? - Roberto Ierusalimschy (PUC-Rio / Lua.org)
Lua Workshop 2017: How much does it cost? - Roberto Ierusalimschy (PUC-Rio / Lua.org)
Published: 2017/10/30
Channel: luaworkshop
Finding Beauty in the Other - 2015 - Panel VI
Finding Beauty in the Other - 2015 - Panel VI
Published: 2015/10/22
Channel: NDTHEO
FilmeCLARO
FilmeCLARO
Published: 2009/04/30
Channel: fernandavdp
Rio Confucius Institute taking root
Rio Confucius Institute taking root
Published: 2014/05/15
Channel: chinadailyus
Justin Bieber puts on a cosy display with a mystery brunette in Rio de Janeiro as he leans in for a
Justin Bieber puts on a cosy display with a mystery brunette in Rio de Janeiro as he leans in for a
Published: 2017/03/31
Channel: Breaking News Daily
GEOBIA2012 - A parallel image segmentation algorithm on GPUs
GEOBIA2012 - A parallel image segmentation algorithm on GPUs
Published: 2012/07/27
Channel: GEOBIAinRIO
Justin Bieber cosies up to a mystery brunette in Brazil/  Rio De Janeiro, Brazil 29 mar 2017
Justin Bieber cosies up to a mystery brunette in Brazil/ Rio De Janeiro, Brazil 29 mar 2017
Published: 2017/04/01
Channel: PAPARAZZI NEWS
Workshop_PUCRio
Workshop_PUCRio
Published: 2015/03/18
Channel: Leah Cabrera Fischer
TIAUR Fulbright Hays - Conferencia de la Dra. Angela Randolpho Paiva en PUC-Rio
TIAUR Fulbright Hays - Conferencia de la Dra. Angela Randolpho Paiva en PUC-Rio
Published: 2016/12/03
Channel: TIAUR FULBRIGHTHAYS
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Published: 2016/06/09
Channel: Science Of Stupid Boy
[LGM PUC-Rio 2017] KDEnlive, a leap forward - Farid Abdelnoir - Estúdio Gunga
[LGM PUC-Rio 2017] KDEnlive, a leap forward - Farid Abdelnoir - Estúdio Gunga
Published: 2017/05/02
Channel: Libre Graphics Rio - Programas Gráficos Livres
Housing the Majority, Sessions 1 & 2
Housing the Majority, Sessions 1 & 2
Published: 2015/04/22
Channel: Columbia GSAPP
Will New Economic Measures Revive Brazil’s Economy?
Will New Economic Measures Revive Brazil’s Economy?
Published: 2015/04/03
Channel: WoodrowWilsonCenter
What are the recent trends in physical activity and eating habits in Brazil?
What are the recent trends in physical activity and eating habits in Brazil?
Published: 2011/09/21
Channel: myhealthywaist
Sango
Sango
Published: 2015/04/02
Channel: LIFE PUC-Rio
Research session 2: Monetary policy rules
Research session 2: Monetary policy rules
Published: 2016/06/01
Channel: Національний банк України
CAEL NOTURNO 2009 TROTE RENATÃO E DJKLAUS!!!! video 2
CAEL NOTURNO 2009 TROTE RENATÃO E DJKLAUS!!!! video 2
Published: 2009/10/02
Channel: Dj Klaus Coura
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Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro
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Coat of arms of the university
Other name
PUC-Rio
Motto Alis Grave Nil (Latin)
Motto in English
With wings, nothing is heavy
Type Private, non-profit
Established October 30, 1940; 77 years ago (October 30, 1940)[1]
Affiliation Roman Catholic (Jesuit)
Chancellor Orani João Cardinal Tempesta, O. Cist.
Rector Josafá Carlos de Siqueira, S.J.
Vice rector Francisco Ivern Simó, S.J.
Academic staff
800[2]
Students 17,900
Undergraduates 10,400
Postgraduates 7,500
Location Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
Campus Urban
Colors Yellow and Blue
Website puc-rio

The Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (Portuguese: Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, PUC-Rio) is a Catholic pontifical university in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is the joint responsibility of the Catholic Archdiocese of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro and the Society of Jesus. In 2016, PUC-Rio was ranked as the fifth best university in Latin America by Times Higher Education magazine.[3]

History[edit]

The University was created in 1941 by the Society of Jesus to emphasize humanistic values in the pursuit of knowledge. PUC-Rio has 12,000 undergraduate students, 2,500 graduate students, and 4,000 extension students. In 2009 it ranked first among 2,252 higher education institutions in Brazil on ENADE, a benchmark exercise run by the Brazilian Ministry of Education.[4][5]

PUC-Rio has highly accredited faculties in Law, Engineering, Computer science, Psychology, Economics, Business, and International Relations.[6] It fosters cultural diversity in its student body. It has participated in exchange programs with Harvard, Notre Dame, UC Berkeley, UCLA, Brown University as well as European universities, with hundreds of students participating each year.[citation needed]

Location[edit]

PUC-Rio is located in Gávea[7] in the south of Rio, at the edge of Tijuca National Forest. The campus was once a coffee farm. A creek crossed by three bridges runs through the campus. Several city bus lines pass the university, which is near the suburban neighborhoods of Leblon, Ipanema, Jardim Botânico, and Lagoa. Metrô busses connect the campus to the General Osório station in Ipanema and the Botafogo subway station on Botafogo beach. The Botanical Gardens and Leblon beach are within walking distance of the university.

Campus[edit]

Main building
The church of the Sacred-Heart of the PUC

The campus was built with donations from institutions and foundations in the early 1940s. In the early '60s the USA through its American Schools and Hospitals Abroad program donated the building now named after President John Kennedy; the grant was received during his administration. Besides the Central Library there are three specialized libraries. Solar Grandjean de Montigny, PUC-Rio's Cultural Center, has year-round visual arts exhibitions. Pilotis (Kennedy building's ground floor) hosts cultural events such as political debates, shows, and fairs. The "Festa Junina" each June features folkloric food, costumes, and dance from old Brazil.

On campus are three restaurants, five coffee-shops, a pizza-parlor, a bookstore, an office supply store, copy centers, branches of Banco Itaú and Banco Santander Brasil, a post office, newsstand, and ATMs. The neighborhood of the university contains more shops, banks, the Planetarium, specialized bookstores, restaurants, and a mall.

Admission[edit]

Undergraduate admission to PUC -Rio takes two forms of entry to graduation: ENEM and Vestibular own. Through these tests are distributed academic scholarships to students.

Research[edit]

The Lua programming language was developed by Roberto Ierusalimschy, Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo, and Waldemar Celes, members of the Computer Graphics Technology Group[8] at PUC-Rio, beginning in 1993.

Notable alumni[edit]

Faculty[edit]

The following are a partial list of professors from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Foundation Day
  2. ^ Número de Professores
  3. ^ "Top 50 universities in Latin America revealed". Times Higher Education (THE). 2016-07-07. Retrieved 2017-10-17. 
  4. ^ "Ed Min". 
  5. ^ "Censo" (PDF). 
  6. ^ "Ensinopesq". 
  7. ^ "Gávea". 
  8. ^ "Tecgraf". 
  9. ^ "Alex Behring". 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 22°58′45.48″S 43°13′56.82″W / 22.9793000°S 43.2324500°W / -22.9793000; -43.2324500

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