30 May 2018
Volume: 6
Issue: 26
Ijaji uMnu Albie Sachs neDini yeSikole SezoMthetho uSolwazi Managay Reddi; abasebenzi nabafundi.

Ukuthathwa Komhlaba Kungenziwa Ngendlela Enokuthula - Ijaji u-Albie Sachs

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IJaji leNkantolo yoMthethosisekelo eselathatha umhlalaphansi uMnu Justice Albie Sachs uthi ukuthathwa komhlaba eNingizimu Afrika kungenziwa ngendlela enokuthula, kube nenkulumompendulwano enamandla futhi enomqondo.

Artworks by student Ms Caroline Birch on display at the Jack Heath Gallery.

Visual Arts Student Exhibits Work at Jack Heath Gallery

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Master of Arts student Ms Caroline Birch exhibited her work at the Jack Heath Gallery in Pietermaritzburg.

Highlights from Under the Stars at the Open Air Theatre.

Under the Stars in Honour of Story Teller Gcina Mhlophe

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First-year UKZN Drama and Performance Studies students recently showcased a production of Under the Stars at the Open Air Theatre on the Howard College campus in honour of African storyteller Dr Gcina Mhlophe, who was in the audience.

UKZN represented at conference in Uganda.

UKZN Represented at Librarians Conference in Uganda

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Positioning Library and Information Services to Achieve Sustainable Development: Innovations and Partnerships was the theme of the 23rd Standing Conference of Eastern Central and Southern African Librarians (XXIII SCECSAL) held in Entebbe in Uganda.

Professor Kriben Pillay.

A Fast Way to Health

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When UKZN’s Professor Kriben Pillay reached a point where he couldn’t eat or drink anything without experiencing extreme heartburn, the symptoms of which were only alleviated by taking medication that was not designed for long-term use - and which later gave him tinnitus (persistent ringing in the ears) - he knew health alarm bells were literally ringing.

From left: Dr Carolyn Baker, Ms Tertia Beharie, Professor Annegret Stark and Ms Suvina Singh.

Women in Innovation and Creativity Celebrated on World IP Day

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The brilliance, ingenuity, curiosity and courage of women who are driving change in the world and shaping the common future were celebrated at the Annual Word Intellectual Property (IP) Day event on UKZN’s Howard College campus.

Celebrating Africa Day with pride.

Africa Day Celebration on Pietermaritzburg Campus

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When Africans gather to celebrate Africa Day the blots of colonialism and apartheid remind them of a history of oppression in which the scars left behind continue to bleed.

Masters in Architecture students Mr Mthokozisi Sibisi (left) and Mr Vahin Parmananda.

UKZN Students Win International Architecture Award

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Masters in Architecture students Mr Vahin Parmananda and Mr Mthokozisi Sibisi have won the prestigious 14th Annual Saint-Gobain Multicomfort house student contest held in Dubai.


The UKZN Griot Of Predators and Creditors

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February saw my offering two seminars in the School of Arts on how to spot a predator.

Delegates at the NanoAfrica Conference in Salt Rock.

UKZN Contributes to Successful NanoAfrica Conference

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UKZN played an important role in the 7th NanoAfrica Conference which attracted 180 delegates from Institutions of Higher Education, government, research councils, industry, the medical sector, and various science and technology organisations. 

Ms Tasmeera Singh, Professor Luc Beaudoin (Denver University) and Ms Normah Zondo.

Assessing the Impact of Ranking Systems on Universities

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The impact ranking systems have on universities around the world was discussed at a UKZN gathering which featured visiting United States academic, Professor Luc Beaudoin.

Pupils at the youth activation programme at Durban’s Playhouse Theatre.

UKZN Academic Inspires Youngsters to Love Maths!

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School of Accounting, Economics and Finance academic Dr Msizi Mkhize inspired thousands of Durban school learners to enjoy Maths during a presentation he gave at a screening at the Playhouse Theatre of Gibson Kente’s musical drama How Long?

Winners of the 2018 Minquiz KZN Regional Competition with UKZN staff.

School of Education hosts 2018 Minquiz Competition

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UKZN’s School of Education recently hosted the 2018 Minquiz KZN Competition - an annual national Science and Mathematics contest for Grade 12 learners, sponsored by MINTEK.