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CDU Art Collection

Pepai Jangala Carroll
Born c.1950, Haasts Bluff, NT
Language: Pitjantjatjara
Ininti 2011
Terracotta with slip, sgraffito and clear glaze
H31.5cm; 12cm [diameter]
Charles Darwin University Art Collection - CDU2233
Acquired by purchase, 2011
Image © the artist & courtesy Ernabella Arts, SA

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February 2012

22 Semester 1, Orientation, Casuarina campus (all students)
22 Semester 1, Orientation, Alice Springs campus (all students)
23 Orientation International students - Casuarina campus
27 Semester 1 teaching starts

Event details on CDU What's On calendar


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CDU continues to attract more students in 2012
The wait is over for more than 1500 students who have received an offer to study with Charles Darwin University in 2012.

Ecologist heads faculty

A passionate ecologist and environmental scientist has taken over the helm of one of Charles Darwin University's two higher education faculties.

Delegation builds partnerships with China

A visit to the Northern Territory's sister province of Anhui in China by a small delegation from Charles Darwin University has boosted its emerging cross-cultural partnerships with Chinese universities.

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Managing Buffel Grass good for native animals
A Central Australian researcher has found that more native animals live in areas that have been cleared of the introduced pastoral grass Cenchrus ciliaris (Buffel Grass).
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Teachers dig deep into Earth Sciences
Charles Darwin University is helping Territory school teachers to whet the appetite of secondary students for a career in Earth Sciences, by bringing the real world of science into classrooms.
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CDU expert to speak in Washington on climate change
The future of our natural resources may be at risk through climate change, according to a Territory resource management expert who will travel to Washington to take part in this year's prestigious Australian Ambassador's Speaker Series.
Humanitarian academic assists surgeons on Thai mission
A Charles Darwin University humanitarian specialist has returned home to the Territory after a trip to Thailand where he supported a mercy medical mission that provided life-changing surgery on children.
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Alison builds futures through education
Even as a youngster Alison Wunungmurra believed that education was the key to success.
Campuses prepare to welcome students
Hundreds of students throughout the Territory will take their first steps as university students at this year's Charles Darwin University Orientation Day this month.
Australia Day double take for CDU health student
It was a case of déjà vu for Charles Darwin University's Felix Ho when he was named Citizen of the Year at the Australia Day Awards ceremony in Darwin.
Students awarded for innovative research
Improving the survival rates of saltwater crocodile hatchlings is one of three Charles Darwin University research projects awarded a 2011 Northern Territory Research and Innovation scholarship.


Beauty spots filled in a flash at Alice Springs campus
Beauty Therapy classes have begun at Charles Darwin University's Alice Springs campus for the first time in response to ongoing demand in Central Australia.
Nhulunbuy campus celebrates strong year in East Arnhem
Charles Darwin University staff and students celebrated a strong year in the East Arnhem region at the end-of-year presentation ceremony in Nhulunbuy.
New construction lecturer on the block at Alice campus
What does the Phantom of the Opera have in common with vocational education and training at Charles Darwin University's Alice Springs campus?


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