Issue 5
7 June 2010

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Judy Mengil - Binjin 2008

Judy Mengil
Binjin 2008
etching on paper
Image size: 50 x 33 cm,
edition of 30
Collaborator: Manni Redlich and Glynis Lee

Feature print, Northern Editions



Lena Kuriniya - Marebu manbulubi

Lena Kuriniya
Marebu manbulubi (Pandanus mats and bush potato) 2002
Drypoint etching (Workshop Proof, edn 20)
25 x 20.5cm [image]; 40 x 50cm [paper]
Collaborator: Monique Auricchio
Printer: Simon White
Charles Darwin University Art Collection – NTU996
Gifted by the artist and Northern Editions Printmaking Workshop, 2002
Image courtesy the artist’s estate and Maningrida Arts & Culture, NT

Looking at Art, CDU Art Collection & Art Gallery



In Your Face by Margot Ford

In Your Face: A case study in post multicultural Australia
By Margot Ford


Monday, June 7

Medical Research Week 2010 Mini-Symposium

Tuesday, June 15 to Thursday, June 17

The 2010 Science Experiment

Thursday, June 17

Semester 2, 2010 STAT, Casuarina and Alice Springs campuses



CDU / AIM Short Courses

Professional short courses
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Vice-Chancellor Professor Barney Glover

CDU names partner for proposed urban subdivision

Charles Darwin University has named a joint venture between CIC Australia Ltd (CIC) and the Larrakia Development Corporation (LDC) as its preferred partner in the proposed urban subdivision on a portion of Palmerston campus.

Graduation attracts hundreds

Charles Darwin University recently held its mid-year graduation ceremony with more than 500 graduands turning up at Casuarina campus to receive their awards.

CDU awards Honorary Doctorates to Territory pioneers

The outstanding contribution of two prominent Territory identities has been recognised with Honorary Doctorates during Charles Darwin University’s recent mid-year graduation.

Territory tertiary education pioneers recognised 

Two Chancellors of the former Northern Territory University (NTU) have been awarded Emeritus Chancellorships at a recent ceremony at Charles Darwin University.

CDU-School scholarships set to nurture academic excellence

Seven Northern Territory schools will be part of a $400,000 scholarship scheme being rolled out by Charles Darwin University.

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Professor Stehlik appointed Chair of RIRDC

Charles Darwin University’s Director of the School for Social and Policy Research, Professor Daniela Stehlik has been appointed as the Chair of the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC).

Sport and race under the microscope

Indigenous athletes in the Northern Territory have been subject to more extreme and prolonged hardships than their southern counterparts, according to research from Charles Darwin University.

PhD research targets engagement at Kakadu

Engagement practices at Kakadu National Park need to be reconsidered if growing tensions between state authorities and the Park’s traditional owners are to be relieved.

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Durack Residents’ Group and university meet

Representatives of the Durack Residents’ Group (DRG) and Charles Darwin University have met to discuss the university’s proposed residential development at Palmerston campus.

Exhibition marks International Nurses Day

Charles Darwin University marked International Nurses Day with an exhibition that tracks the achievements of some the Territory’s extraordinary nursing pioneers.

Grow your own at new community garden

All aspiring green thumbs now have the chance to learn to grow their own produce at a new community garden initiated by students at Charles Darwin University.

School students rise to challenge of global warming

Hundreds of high school students converged on CDU’s Casuarina campus recently for the Schools for Social Change competition, with O'Loughlin College students taking out the top prize.

Silent art auction to support a green cause

Territorians recently had the opportunity to bid on local and interstate artworks as part of the Top End Sustainable Living Festival to be held at the George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens.

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NTG recognises CDU nursing academic in awards

A Charles Darwin University nursing academic has won the professional nurse award at this year’s NT Nursing Awards held recently at Parliament House, as part of International Nursing Day celebrations.

CDU staff member crowned Miss NT Australia

Suzanne Daryabor was recently crowned Miss NT Australia at the Darwin Filipino Club’s 21st anniversary gala.

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CDU growing graduates and communities

The success of 14 Indigenous men and women in a horticulture training course has planted the seeds for a career in the industry.

Apprentice inspires work ethic

An accident part way through Liam Hunter’s apprenticeship did not stop him from achieving his goal of becoming a tradesman. It gave him more determination to finish.

National Gallery of Australia acquires work of CDU artist

The National Gallery of Australia has acquired a work by Charles Darwin University visual artist and PhD candidate Caroline Rannersberger under the cultural gifts program.

From Pakistan to the Territory for CDU scholars

Muhammad Nawaz, Farha Sattar and their two teenage sons were destined to call the Territory their home.

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Hay day for Katherine students at Fred’s Pass

Wrapped in awards, Holly Crighton is enjoying her big wins at the Darwin-based Fred’s Pass Rural Show.

Construction ahead of schedule in Alice Springs

Two new major learning and accommodation facilities in Alice Springs are ahead of schedule.

Mine gives thumbs up to Tennant students

A group of ambitious, hard working Indigenous locals from Tennant Creek are paving the way for others to tap into the local mining industry.

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