Issue 2
1 March 2010


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NORTHERN EDITIONS
FEATURE PRINT


Elizabeth Nyumi
Parwalla 2005
Etching on paper
Image size: 25 x 25 cm, edition of 25
Collaborator & printer: Dian Darmansjah
Price: $375 unframed


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CDU ART COLLECTION

 

CDU Art Collection


CDU Art Collection's first exhibition in the CDU Art Gallery, entitled Prelude, is open for viewing.

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WHAT'S ON

Mon, Mar 1

Semester one teaching begins

Fri, Mar 5

Careers Advisor's Day

Mon, Mar 8 - Fri, Mar 12

Health Aspects of Disaster: Intensive course and study tour

Wed, Mar 10 & 24

Faculty of Law, Business and Arts Seminar Series

Wed, Mar 31

Careers Fair, Casuarina campus


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CDU/AIM SHORT COURSES

CDU / AIM Short Courses

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for managers and staff
at all levels

Semester one courses
Enrol online

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TOP STORIES

Hundreds of new students attended Orientation celebrations at CDU’s Casuarina campus

CDU welcomes more students in 2010

Hundreds of new students streamed through Charles Darwin University’s Casuarina campus on Wednesday as part of the Orientation 2010 celebrations. Read more

Fulbright Scholarship to connect NT’s best to the US

A new Fulbright scholarship is set to advance the expertise and experience of Northern Territorians. Read more

Northern Territory developed virtual hospital tool that allows student nurses to care for patients from admission to discharge has been showcased at an international conference in Germany

CDU's vHospital showcased in Germany

Northern Territory developed virtual hospital tool that allows student nurses to care for patients from admission to discharge has been showcased at an international conference in Germany. Read more

Paul Fitzsimons, the interim Director of the Alice Springs campus

CDU appoints interim head of Alice Springs campus

Charles Darwin University’s Alice Springs campus will be headed by an interim director during the three-month search for a replacement for the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Community and Access, Don Zoellner. Read more

Vice-Chancellor Professor Barney Glover

VC marks first anniversary

The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Barney Glover, has marked his first anniversary at the helm of the Northern Territory’s only university. Read more

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RESEARCH

Cane toads are being turned into sausages in Australia’s Northern Territory as part of a research project to help save an endangered mammal

Cane toad sausages on the menu for quolls

Cane toads are being turned into sausages in Australia’s Northern Territory as part of a research project to help save an endangered mammal. Read more

Let’s Start: Exploring Together Preschool Program, is an early intervention that helps families by improving parent-child relationships through play

Helping children at the start

Reducing parents’ anxiety can have a dramatic effect on improving their children’s behaviour and assist with entry to school, a Charles Darwin University study shows. Read more

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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Indigenous artists taking part in the printing workshops at CDU

Printing workshops attract artistic assembly

Some of the Northern Territory’s emerging and established Indigenous artists converged on Charles Darwin University for a series of unique printing workshops. Read more

Dion Beasley

Three on shortlist for CDU Arts Award

Three inspirational artists will vie for the Charles Darwin University Arts Award category in the NT Young Achiever's Award 2010. Read more

Education Minister Chris Burns

Literacy and Numeracy Taskforce to drive results

A new Literacy and Numeracy Taskforce is being established as part of the Territory Government’s Smart Territory strategy. Read more

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STAFF

CDU Press title Prepare for Impact: When people and environment collide in the tropics

New books focus on climate change and sustainability

Significant collaborations between Charles Darwin University and its research partners from across the globe have resulted in the launch of two new international book titles. Read more

Charles Darwin University lecturer Gus Sanders urges motorists to get their vehicles up-to-scratch now to avoid tragedy this Easter

‘Lemons’ could sour Easter driving, auto expert warns

A Territory car expert is urging motorists to get their vehicles up-to-scratch now to avoid tragedy on the roads this Easter. Read more

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STUDENTS

Charles Darwin University has welcomed the second group of apprentices under its Indigenous Apprenticeship Program

Indigenous apprentices start work at CDU

An innovative apprenticeship scheme is providing real training and work opportunities for Indigenous people. Read more

Tracey-Lee Konidaris

Tracey-Lee finally makes the cut in Tennant Creek

At the age of 14, Tracey-Lee Konidaris's dream of a hairdressing career was crushed. Read more

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REGIONAL CAMPUSES

Building has started on a new training facility on Alice Springs campus

New student accommodation and teaching block for Alice Springs

Educational resources will be boosted in Alice Springs with the announcement of an accommodation block and new teaching facilities at the local university campus. Read more

Runners prepare for the big race in Central Australia

Runners make tracks in the US

A fun run at Santa Teresa, a community east of Alice Springs, has helped reignite interest in long distance running within Central Australia’s Indigenous community. Read more

Falcon gains new wings for racetrack

Alice Springs' automotive students are turning a stock standard EA Ford Falcon into a race car as part of their studies. Read more

Most people who engage in controversial debate on social networking sites do so because they feel safer behind a PC than in the front bar, says a Northern Territory academic

Facebook the 'pub without the punch-ups', says academic

Most people who engage in controversial debate on social networking sites do so because they feel safer behind a PC than in the front bar, says a Northern Territory academic. Read more

Associate Professor Pascale Dettwiller

NT pharmacy graduates receive top score in national audit

The Australian Pharmacy Council, the peak accreditation body for pharmacy students, has given top marks to Charles Darwin University’s first group of graduates. Read more

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ARTS

CDU Press

Indigenous Issues in Australian Universities: Research, Teaching, Support
Jack Frawley, Maggie Nolan, Nereda White (eds)

This collection of essays by both Indigenous and non-Indigenous scholars offers a range of perspectives on issues confronting Indigenous students, staff and Indigenous studies in Australian higher education. Read more