Conference Announcement: 1st Caleb University International Conference

PRESS RELEASEConference Announcement:1st Caleb International ConferenceCaleb University Imota, Lagos.Professor Oluyinka EsanConference Director With core values that include innovation, service and creativity Caleb University, ImotaLagos is leading conversations on innovation and development as it hosts its first InternationalConference with the theme: #Future Forward! Disruptive Innovations. What Next? The hybrid eventwill hold at the University’s main campus, Imota and online.An array of prestigious speakers, leaders in their respective fields, drawn from home and abroadwill speak at the 2021 Caleb University International Conference which holds on the 26th and 27th ofOctober. Prof Oyebanji…

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KIU PhD Student to Present a Viva Voce on Decentralization & Youth Participation in Local Government

Rebecca Nabejja/Kampala international University News By Stuart Bogere Oswald KIU, Main Campus – The Directorate of High Degrees and Research invites the entire KIU Community and the General Public to a Viva Voce presentation by Shaft Nasser Mukwaya, a PHD Student from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. The presentation is slated to take place next week on Tuesday, 19th October 2021 at 10am via zoom meeting. Mukwaya’s study sought to assess the influence of decentralization and youth participation in local government in Uganda by establishing platforms and factors affecting…

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Admissions into the Graduate Entry Medical Programme (GEMP) – 2022/2023 Academic Year

The University of Ghana Medical School (UGMS) is inviting applications from qualified applicants for admission into the Graduate Entry Medical Programme for the 2022/2023 Academic Year. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Applicants should have a good (BSc) First Degree (Minimum of 2nd Class Lower) in the following science-based courses: Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Physician Assistantship, Pharmacy, Nursing, Nutrition, Dietetics, Food Science, Biomedical Engineering, Laboratory Sciences, Physiotherapy and Radiography. Graduates whose courses are not listed should not apply. Candidates should have obtained a good WASSCE/SSSCE grade in three (3) core and Three (3) Elective science subjects…

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University of Nairobi Research Week 2021

November 24, 2021 – November 26, 2021Time08:00 – 17:00LocationAn Exclusively Online ConferenceIn Conference REGISTER / SUBMIT ABSTRACT The global, regional and national agenda and programmes for sustainably improved welfare is threatened by many natural and non-natural challenges. The novel Coronavirus has suppressed global economic activities for nearly a year and a half since its outbreak in late 2019 and disrupted conventional work, research and learning environments.  The global 2030 agenda, regional and national development visions and action plans did not achieve much during the year ending 2020. We need to appraise how our…

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U.S. District Court Gives HBCU Student Athletes Green Light In Case Challenging NCAA’s Academic Performance Program

 Student athletes beat motion to dismiss in case seeking damages for discriminatory treatment, according to FeganScott and May Lightfoot Law INDIANAPOLIS (Sept. 16) — A U.S. District Court handed a first victory to a group of Black student-athletes at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) seeking to change NCAA rules that they claim intentionally discriminate against and punish them. The case, filed in 2020, claims that the NCAA’s Academic Performance Program (APP) — ostensibly designed to improve student-athlete academic performance — in fact undermines HBCUs’ mission to serve the historically…

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Harvard Art Museums names new curator of American collection

From The Harvard Gazette “We had this idea in our home that no matter where we were, one could walk into an art museum and feel connected to the entire world …,” said Horace D. Ballard, a newly appointed associate curator at the Harvard Art Museums. Ballard wants to inspire fresh looks at what pieces say about gender, culture, politics Museums have long been a place of passion, community, and connection for Horace D. Ballard, the newly appointed Theodore E. Stebbins Jr. Associate Curator of American Art at the Harvard…

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Delaware State University rises to Top Ten Historically Black Colleges and Universities nationwide

Delaware State University rises to Top Ten Historically Black Colleges and Universities nationwide University retains standing as #3 public HBCUAmong Top 1% in Social Mobility Dover, DE – /September 14, 2021/ — US News & World Report announced today that Delaware State University has risen to #10 nationally among all other Historically Black Colleges and Universities while retaining its ranking as the #3 public HBCU in America. The University returns to the Top Ten for the first time since 2014. The University achieved its most significant gains in social mobility, a…

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THE World University Rankings 2022 Released

Times Higher Education (THE) announced the results of the THE World University Rankings 2022. TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS 2022 REVEALS PLANET’S BEST UNIVERSITIES AS UK’S UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD TOPS TABLE FOR 6TH CONSECUTIVE YEAR AND OTHERS SEE BOOST FROM COVID-19 RESEARCH UK’s University of Oxford (1st) retains top spot for the sixth consecutive year A record 1,662 universities from 99 countries and regions rank, 136 more than last year Several universities climb table following success of Covid-19 related research Mainland China claims highest ever position in table as…

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Twenty Two (22) winners of RUFORUM Young African Entrepreneurs Competition 2021 announced

Press Release,13th September, 2021 The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) is pleased toannounce the 22 winners of the 2021 RUFORUM Young African Entrepreneurs Competition.The competition attracted 340 applications from 26 countries in Africa namely Benin,Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Chad, Congo Brazzaville, Cote d’Ivoire, DRCongo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Morocco, Namibia,Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Somali, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda and Zambia.The following three-stage process was undertaken to identify the top 22 winners: All 340 applications were reviewed for compliance to the call guidelines A total…

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University of Amsterdam in 65th place in Times Higher Education World University Rankings

University of Amsterdam News The University of Amsterdam has risen one place from last year in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings and now occupies 65th place worldwide. This makes the UvA the second highest ranked Dutch university in the rankings. THE published the 2021-2022 rankings on Thursday, 2 September. As is the case every year, Dutch universities are strongly represented, with seven in the top 100. Just like last year, the UvA is the second highest ranked Dutch university in the ranking. Wageningen University & Research has the…

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