“This is the University where science began in the 16thcentury in medicine and astronomy. Doctor Caius, the founder of my college, was trained in Padua and I was born 300 years to the day after the death of Galileo. So I feel a strong connection”.
Stephen Hawking, during a visit to Palazzo Bo in 2006
In 2008, following a proposal by then rector Vincenzo Milanesi, the University Administration Council gives the green light for development of the new Biology and Biomedicine educational complex. After six years, on 30 September 2014 “Il Fiore di Botta” is inaugurated under the rectorate of Giuseppe Zaccaria. Designed by Ticino-based architect Mario Botta, the structure […]