11 May 2016
Volume: 4
Issue: 22
UKZN Music Lecturers (from left) Ms Debbie Mari, Mr George Mari, Mr Neil Gonsalves and Professor Salim Washington.

UKZN Celebrates International Jazz Day

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The Centre for Jazz and Popular Music staged Generations of Jazz as part of International Jazz Day which brings together communities, schools, artists, historians, academics, and jazz enthusiasts all over the world to celebrate and learn about the music, its roots, future and impact.

UDokotela Upasana Singh nezifundiswa zase-Open University yase-Mauritius emuva kokusayina isivumelwano sokusebenzisana.

MoU phakathi kwe-UKZN ne-Open University izoqinisa ukubambisana kwezocwaningo

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I-UKZN nenyuvesi yase-Mauritius i-Open University basayine isivumelwano sokusebenzisana esizoqinisa ukusebenzisana phakathi kwalamanyuvesi amabili.

UKZN Nursing students during the anti-bullying campaign.

UKZN Nursing Students Organise Anti-Bullying Campaign

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A group of fourth year UKZN Nursing students organised an anti-bullying campaign at Montarena Secondary School in Chatsworth, Durban, for Grade 8 and Grade 9 learners.

UKZN Student Team members with Facilitator Professor Maheshvari Naidu (seated right).

UKZN Students Part of SADC Inter-Institutional Workshop

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Five UKZN students joined approximately forty other students from campuses across southern Africa for a two day workshop hosted by Africa Gender Institute (AGI).

Visiting scholars Dr Abraham Osinubi (left) and Dr John Basgen.

International Scholars Visit UKZN’s Morphology and Andrology Group

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UKZN’s Morphology and Andrology Group (MAG) hosted two international scholars, Dr John Basgen and Dr Abraham Osinubi, whose two-week visit focused on collaboration with staff and postgraduate students.

Ms Sarah Beerhalter (left), Ms Friederike Kraemer and UKZN staff meet with farmers.

International Sustainable Agriculture Experts Visit SAEES

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Three representatives of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH recently visited the School of Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences (SAEES) at UKZN to deliver training on sustainable agriculture to staff and postgraduate students.

Dr Tharmalingam Ramesh with a serval cat.

UKZN Serval Research Featured by Earth Touch News

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Research being undertaken in UKZN’s School of Life Sciences on the African serval cat has been featured in a documentary produced by Earth Touch News.

Dr Shamim Bodhanya.

Systems Thinking Expert Awarded 2016 Emerald Literati Network Award

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Graduate School of Business and Leadership academic and systems thinking expert, Dr Shamim Bodhanya, and his former Post-Doctoral Fellow, Dr Sandra Hildbrand have been awarded the 2016 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence, for their outstanding research on the application of the viable system model.

Ms Zethembiso Mdletshe.

Music Graduate Performs at Jazz Centre

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The Centre for Jazz and Popular Music featured recent BA (Music) graduate and Afro/soul/jazz vocalist, Ms Zethembiso Mdletshe, who performed most of her own compositions and a few covers.

Ms Shannon Bennetts and Ms Mrishka Panallal working on their drypoint etchings using a lightbox at the Caversham Press.

Centre for Visual Arts Students at the Caversham Press

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Students of UKZN’s Centre for Visual Arts in Pietermaritzburg attended two workshops at The Caversham Press, under the tuition of renowned master printmaker, Mr Malcolm Christian.

From left: Mrs Suvina Singh, Ms Jodi Coxwell, Professor Deresh Ramjugernath, and Mr Trevor Lorimer.

InQubate(ing) “Mind to Market” Initiatives for Socio-Economic Prosperity

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“From Mind to Market” was the theme of an intellectual property and commercialisation seminar organised by UKZN’s InQubate on the Howard College campus.

Students at the College of Humanities Careers Day.

College of Humanities Hosts 2016 Careers Fair

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The College of Humanities Student Support Services held a Careers Day on the Howard College and Pietermaritzburg campuses giving students the opportunity to interact with various organisations which exhibited including RCL Foods, SAPS and UKZN.