Charles Darwin University enews
   Issue 2 - 7 March 2011 www.cdu.edu.au         

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NORTHERN EDITIONS

FEATURE PRINT

Northern Editions printmaking studio

Kuwaku Therese-Marie Dumoo,
Bush Tucker, 2010

Etching, edition of 10
Image 25 x 25cm
Collaborator: Jacqueline Gribbin
Printer: Karlissa Kennedy
Price: $275

On display at Northern Editions Gallery until 18 March 2011

For more information, visit our website www.northerneditions.com.au


CDU ART COLLECTION

CDU Art Collection

Marina Strocchi
Born 1961, Melbourne
Resides Alice Springs, Northern Territory
Brancusi Palms 2003
Acrylic on paper, 75 x 56.5cm
Charles Darwin University Art Collection – CDU1852
Gifted by the CDU Foundation to the CDU Art Collection, 2010
Image © and courtesy the artist

CDU Art Collection
& Art Gallery


CDU PRESS

CDU Press

Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award 1984-2008: celebrating 25 years

Edited by Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

Read more at CDU Press


WHAT'S ON IN
MARCH 2011

14

CDU Higher ED Week

18

Career Adviser's Day

Event details on CDU What's On calendar


CDU/AIM SHORT COURSES

CDU / AIM Short Courses

Professional short courses
for managers and staff


104.1 TERRITORY FM

104.1 Territory FM website

TOP STORIES

Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research and International

CDU appoints Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research and International

Charles Darwin University has appointed a new Deputy Vice-Chancellor to head its Research and International portfolio.

Health Minister welcomes NT medical students

Health Minister welcomes NT medical students

The Federal Minister for Health, Nicola Roxon, recently visited Charles Darwin University to address the class of commencing Northern Territory Medical Program students.

Alice Springs Open Day

Alice Springs Open Day

CDU will be open to the public on Thursday, March 31, providing an opportunity to see what is on offer along with loads of fun and entertainment for the whole family.

CDU works toward training Katherine

CDU works toward training Katherine

The commitment of CDU to the Katherine region was showcased recently when Vice-Chancellor Professor Barney Glover travelled to Katherine to hold a community forum.

orientation week

Orientation week welcomes international students

More than 200 new international students from 37 countries were welcomed to Charles Darwin University during orientation week 2011.

Bombing of Darwin

Bombing of Darwin's forgotten casualty a tourism hot spot

Darwin could become Australia’s “Mecca” for aviation archeologists and enthusiasts nationally and internationally, according to a Territory maritime archaeologist.

Carlos' silver lining

Carlos' silver lining

Charles Darwin University’s grounds crew will turn the devastation left behind by cyclone Carlos into tons of woodchips and mulch.

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RESEARCH

Andrew Campbell

CDU appoints leading resource management expert to head institute

One of Australia's leading authorities in natural resource management has joined Charles Darwin University as Director of one of its flagship research institutes.

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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Professor Daniella Stehlik

Breakfast to celebrate global centenary of International Women’s Day

Breakfast to celebrate global centenary of International Women’s Day

Young Achievers Awards

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 2011.
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STAFF

Dr Ram Vemuri

Returning home to build confidence in Indian students

A chance meeting with the Australian High Commissioner of Thailand in 1965 instilled in Ram Vemuri the difference he could make as an Indian student studying in Australia.

Culture immersion accelerates learning

Culture immersion accelerates learning

An opportunity to travel to Indonesia has given CDU manager of international projects and operations Sally-Anne Hodgetts a valuable insight into the rich culture, warmth and generosity of its people.

Rhonda Gilchrist

CDU academic in the running to co-chair national Indigenous body

A Charles Darwin University (CDU) academic is among the final round of candidates in the running to co-chair Australia’s premier representative body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Don Fuller

Advancing Indigenous Australia through knowledge engagement

Far more needs to be demanded of service deliverers and people responsible for interacting with Indigenous communities to facilitate cultural understanding, according to a Northern Territory academic.

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STUDENTS

Kieran Bush

Kieran's one bright spark

Having a hand in Darwin’s booming construction industry is something that Indigenous welding apprentice Kieran Bush is pretty pleased about.

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REGIONAL CAMPUSES

Training in Nhulunbuy

Training creates work boost in Nhulunbuy

Training by Charles Darwin University in Nhulunbuy has lead to a mini jobs boom for Indigenous people.

Indigenous futures

Development program strengthens Indigenous CV's

The prospects of eight Indigenous workers in the Alice Springs region have taken a huge step forward following the successful completion of a career development program.

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