Charles Darwin University enews
   Issue 6 - 2 July 2012 www.cdu.edu.au         

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WHAT'S ON IN
July 2012

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Semester 2 Orientation Day

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Semester 2 teaching begins

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CDU China Engagement Event

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TOP STORIES

Uni goes live with CDU Mobile
Learning and teaching at Charles Darwin University will be boosted this month with the launch of a range of free mobile applications for staff and students.

Uni awarded for energy conservation
Charles Darwin University has received a Melaleuca Award for Energy Conservation recognising its commitment to environmental sustainability through reducing energy consumption.

CDU Aquaculture students release baby barras
More than 1400 barramundi fingerlings have been released into Palmerston lakes as part of Charles Darwin University's Aquaculture program.
Medical facility takes top honours for architecture
The Northern Territory Architecture Awards has given top honours to the NT Medical Program and Allied Health Infrastructure (Pharmacy) Facility located on Charles Darwin University's Casuarina campus.
University joins world's rising stars
Charles Darwin University has once again featured prominently in a list of the world's leading universities.
Friends, former colleagues celebrate Nan Giese's life
Friends and former colleagues of Nancy (Nan) Giese AO OBE Doctor of Education, honoris causa attended a celebration of the education pioneer's life last week on Casuarina campus.
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RESEARCH

Doctoral achievement in Alice Springs
Charles Darwin University has celebrated the graduation of an Alice Springs-based PhD student with Dr Jane Walker collecting her testamur at the mid-year graduation ceremony in Alice Springs.
Researcher poised for NT population snapshot
Uncovering the makeup and future directions of the Territory's population has been made easier for a Charles Darwin University population expert, with the release of the 2011 Census data.
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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Students donate after building trade skills
The RSPCA has benefited from a Try a Trade event held at Charles Darwin University's Casuarina campus when 30 dog beds were donated to the Boulter Road Animal Shelter.
Big picture view of land management opportunities on Tiwi
A group of Tiwi Island secondary students has received a "big picture" introduction to land management and how it relates to industry on the island.
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STAFF

Emerging writers awarded for prose
Charles Darwin University has awarded some talented Territorian writers as part of the 2012 NT Literary Awards in the categories of Travel Short Story and Essay.
New Head of VET Programs 'excited about oil and gas sector growth'
The newly appointed Head of VET Programs at Charles Darwin University, Dennis Tonkin, brings to the position more than 20 years of experience in the Vocational Education and Training and university sectors.
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STUDENTS

Yvette Carolin a home-grown success
A Charles Darwin University staff member and Indigenous mother of two thinks she was the "proudest student ever" to don a gown and mortar board and receive her under-graduate degree at the University's mid-year graduation ceremony.
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REGIONAL CAMPUSES

'Home on wheels' ready to head bush
Charles Darwin University has increased its capacity to deliver face-to-face classes in remote communities following the recent unveiling of a state-of-the-art mobile learning unit.
Alice campus applauds best and brightest
Charles Darwin University applauded its most outstanding Central Australian students at the recent Alice Springs campus prize-giving ceremony.
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ARTS

New exhibition reveals Central Australian frontier
A new exhibition of photographs capturing the heart of Central Australia at the turn of the 20th century and beyond will open at Charles Darwin University's Art Collection and Art Gallery next month.
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