Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul







President of PUCRS joins international conference on impacts of pandemic on higher education

Event promoted by USP brings together presidents of institutions from Brazil and abroad

25/06/2020 - 12h08

2020_06_25_webinar_reitor_fulbrightThe Universidade de São Paulo (USP), with support of Brazil Fulbright Commission and UnB – University of Brasília (UNB), is proud to promote the International Forum for Discussion: Back to New Normal?, on Jun 30, 2020, at 11 AM. The webinar How coronavirus is changing Higher Education: Perspectives for University Research and Teaching, will feature the presence of the President of PUCRS, Br. Evilázio Teixeira among its guest speakers. 

In view of the new coronavirus pandemic, leaders of national and international institutions will be joining forces to discuss the impacts, challenges and perspectives for the future. The session aims to share experiences and good practices, and discuss higher education in this new scenario from different points of view. The event will be streamed on Youtube (click here) and will be delivered in English.  


  • Evilázio Teixeira – President of Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul. 
  • JB Milliken – President of University of Texas System  
  • John J. Jenkins – President of University of Notre Dame 
  • Vahan Agopyan – President of Universidade de São Paulo