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Issue 14
2 July 2007

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Northern Editions feature print: Spinifex 2003, Dorothy Napangardi

Dorothy Napangardi
Spinifex 2003
Etching; image 20 x 25 cm, sheet 36 x 40cm
Collaborator/Printer: Monique Auricchio
Printed: Northern Editions at Charles Darwin University
Price: $480 (GST inclusive)


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Carlo Barone and Adrian Walter

Stars galore for Darwin guitar festival

Some of the finest performers on the national and international concert circuit will be in Darwin this week to headline a glittering array of talent and activities for the Seventh Darwin International Guitar Festival concert series. Read more >>

Darwin at Downe - A tribute to Charles Darwin

Darwin at Downe - A tribute to Charles Darwin

One of history’s great scientists will be the focal point of an interesting presentation to be held at the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory on Thursday 5 July 2007. Read more >>

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2-4 July : 4th Annual AUCEA Conference
4-14 July : Seventh Darwin International Guitar Festival
6 July : Remoteness, ICT application and geographical economics of Northern Territory - SSPR seminar series
6 July : Indigenous interests and the National Water Initiative - SER seminar series
9 July : Speakers corner - NAIDOC Week event
9 July : Audit best practice for chronic disease project - ABCD key findings and factors affecting uptake - MSHR seminar series
11-13 July : 16th National Vocational Education and Training Research Conference
12-13 July : VTE enrolment days - Alice Springs and Casuarina campuses
12-29 July : Visual arts and design staff show - CAH Gallery exhibition
14 July : Guitars on the Strand - Darwin International Guitar Festival 2007 event
16 July : The health impact of human rights violations in the context of Australian asylum policies - MSHR seminar series
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Ruth Wallace

Working from our strengths using e-learning

Ruth Wallace, an educational researcher from CDU's School of Education, is leading a research team to analyse the use of e-learning to recognise knowledge and competence with Indigenous enterprise owners in the NT and WA. Read more >>

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His Excellency Christian Mühlethaler, Ambassador of Switzerland

Ambassador of Switzerland visits CDU

The Ambassador of Switzerland, His Excellency Christian Mühlethaler and his wife visited CDU on June 13. Read more >>

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No frills for 16th VET research conference

CDU's Alice Springs Campus is set to host the 16th National Vocational Education and Training Research Conference from 11-13 July 2007. Read more >>

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The Hon. Justice Michael Kirby

High Court Judge visits CDU

CDU was honoured in June with a visit by Justice Michael Kirby of the High Court of Australia. Read more >>

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Speakers ‘cornered’ during NAIDOC Week

A range of renowned speakers will come to CDU's Casuarina Campus to deliver engaging presentations on a number of topics as part of Speakers Corner, a NAIDOC Week event. Read more >>

Suicide prevention a capacity and priority of CDU

Building the capacity of organisations was critical to implementing successful suicide prevention strategies, said Don Zoellner at a recent Aboriginal Suicide Prevention and Capacity Building Workshop held in Alice Springs. Read more >>

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Ramingining CEC students sample uni life

Ramingining CEC students sample uni life

A group of senior secondary students from Ramingining recently toured CDU's Casuarina Campus as a part of a week long Careers Expo. Read more >>

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Partnering in Leadership pilot project complete

Partnering in Leadership pilot project complete

June marked the successful completion of the Partnering in Leadership pilot project, a joint initiative between CDU and Victoria University. Read more >>

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Janine Stanton with her table

Trades evening builds strong community support in Alice Springs

The skills and talents of future and potential trades students were on show during June at CDU Alice Springs. Read more >>

CDU's Sarah Hanks and Karen Cole

CDU takes to the beaches in Nhulunbuy

Staff from CDU's Nhulunbuy Campus enjoyed themselves and promoted the University by sponsoring and participating in the GoCroc Gove Beach Volleyball Day in June. Read more >>

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The recent launch of Pam Oliver's 'Empty North'

New and forthcoming releases from CDU Press

This is a busy time for CDU Press with the release of six new titles over the next few weeks and a series of recent and upcoming book launches. Read more >>

Dorothy Napangardi exhibition opens at CDU

Northern Editions printmaking studio and gallery at CDU, in collaboration with Gallery Gondwana recently launched an exhibition of etchings and screenprints by celebrated Warlpiri artist Dorothy Napangardi. Read more >>

Spinifex 2003 by Dorothy Napangardi

Northern Editions feature print

In this exquisite etching by Dorothy Napangardi the artist has created a striking black and white design depicting the ancestral women dancing across the soakages and the crustations of salt in the country of Mina Mina; through the Spinifex clumps and over the sand hills. Read more >>

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