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CUDS Shapes New Committee


The annual general meeting (AGM) of Chittagong University Debating society (CUDS), the central debating organisation of Chittagong University, established in 1996, was held at a city restaurant on January 4, 2013. The fourteenth committee, consisting of 21 executive committee members, was formed to run the organisation for the next one year with Moriom Jahan Sinthia being the president and Afzalur Rahman as its general secretary. Lutfur Rahman, the president of the 13th committee, formally announced the names of the new committee. The meeting also bade adieu to its outgoing president and general secretary. The function was presided over by its moderator Mahbubul Haque, Professor Dept of Bangla, Chittagong University, with Professor Dr MD Alauddin, the Pro VC of Chittagong University, as a chief guest.

Spring Semester Begins at IUB


Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) organized an orientation programme on Saturday, January 12, 2013 at its permanent campus at Bashundhara, Dhaka, for the newly admitted students of the spring 2013 Semester. Professor M Omar Rahman, Vice Chancellor, welcomed the students and depicted the distinctive nature of IUB education which places importance of professional education on the foundation of cross-disciplinary liberal arts curricula. Also Professor Nadim Jahangir, Dean, School of Business, Professor Mohammed Anwer, Dean, School of Engineering and Computer Science, Dr Zakir Hossain Raju, Dean (in charge), School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Dr Rita Yousuf, Dean, School of Life Sciences, Dr Md Abdul Khaleque, Asst Professor, on behalf of School of Environmental Science and Management, and Dr Tanvir A Khan, Registrar, spoke to the newly admitted students on the occasion. The programme was conducted by Ms Lima Choudhury, Senior Asst Director, Undergraduate Admissions of IUB.

Seminar on Career Planning for Statistics Students

Department of Statistics, Biostatistics and Informatics, University of Dhaka, has arranged a seminar on "Career Planning for Statistics Students -Sharing My Own Experience" on January 8 ,2013. The speaker was Mohammed Shahidullah, Phd, MPH who is the state demographer of Illinois department of Public Health, Springfield, Illinois, USA. He delivered a presentation providing the needed instruction in order to plan the career path for the students of statistics. The chairman of SBI department, Professor Khaleda Banu and teachers of the department were present in the seminar. The seminar was concluded with a lively question-answer session.

Orientation at Bangladesh Agricultural University


The orientation of newly admitted students at Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) was held at Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin auditorium of BAU on January 10, 2013. The orientation for level-1, semester-1-2013 was addressed by the BAU vice-chancellor Professor Dr Md Rafiqul Hoque as chief guest. Newly admitted students under six faculties of the university attended the programme. The programme was addressed by convener of dean parishad Professor Dr Abul Khayer, register Md Nazibur Rahman, convener of provost parishad Professor Dr. Mohammad Aslam Ali, president of BAU Teachers Association Professor Dr Abdur Rahman Sarker, proctor of the university Sajjad Hossain Selim and member secretary of orientation committee Professor Dr AKM Zakir Hossain, among others.

Workshop on “Creative Learning” held at Daffodil
International College


Daffodil International College organised a workshop on “Creative Learning” held at DIU auditorium on 12 January 2013. The programme was conducted by Professor Dr Sharkar Abdul Mannan, Chief Editor, National Curriculum and Text Book Board (BCTB). Mr Mohammad Nuruzzanan, Vice Chairman, Daffodil International College presided over the program. Mr Zamshedur Rahman, Principal, Daffodil International College gave the welcome speech. All of the students and faculty members of Daffodil International College attended the programme.

International Workshop on Research Process and Publication


The Moazzam Hossain School of Business, Presidency University conducted a two days on “International Workshop on Research Process and Publication” from 10 - 11 January, 2013.In the closing ceremony the programme was presided over by Professor Dr Muhammad Mahboob Ali, Head, School of Business and Chief Guest was Mr Moazaam Hossain, Chairperson, Presidency University Foundation and special guest was Mr M Amanullah, Member, Presidency University Foundation.

DIU Air Rover Scout Unit Distributed Warm Clothes

Daffodil International University Air Rover Scout Group distributed warm clothes among the destitute winter victims of Gobra Tola Union of Sadar Upazila of Chapainawabganj district on January 8, 2013. Dr Shah Alam, Deputy Commissioner of Chapainawabganj, was present at the program as Chief Guest and distributed warm clothes among the winter victims. Among other distinguished guests Mr Md Mosfiqur Rahman, Founder, Chapainawabganj Muktomohadal and Deputy National Commissioner, Bangladesh Scouts, Professor Dr Majharul Islam Toru, Head, Department of Bangla, Nababgonj Government College, Ms Farhana Rahman Setu, Rover Scout Leader, DIU Air Rover Unit, Mr Shaiful Islam Khan, Public Relations Officer, Daffodil International University Mr Md Shamim, Rover Scout Leader, Chapainawabganj Muktomohadal were also present in the warm clothes distribution programme.

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