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Issue 19
29 August 2007


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NORTHERN EDITIONS FEATURE PRINT

Northern Editions feature print: Nabiru (Harry) Bullen's Winpa

Nabiru (Harry) Bullen
Winpa 2007
Screenprint
Image size: 41 x 51 cm, edition of 30
Collaborator: Bobbie Ruben
Printer: Simon White

Price: $490 unframed (inc. GST)


CDU PRESS FEATURE BOOK

On the Discourse of Social Science by Peter Wignell

Peter Wignell's new book On the Discourse of Social Science, uses the theory and analytical tools of Systemic Functional Linguistics to examine the discourse of social science from two perspectives.

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CDU PRESS BOOK LAUNCH

Dr Peter Wignell and Professor Brian Grey

Dr Peter Wignell and Professor Brian Grey at the launch of Peter's new book: On the Discourse of Social Science


STUDENT PROFILE - CDU SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT

Eva Templin

Eva Templin

What are you studying @ CDU?
Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Law

Why did you choose to study @ CDU?
Because it was closer to home and especially because there are smaller classrooms allowing me to get to know lecturers and tutors.

Best aspects about studying your course with CDU?
Getting to know other people of different ages and diversities who have similar aspirations/goals in life.

Best things about being awarded a scholarship:
Being awarded with a scholarship acts as motivation for me to continue my studies. It's great that the University supports and encourages students.


TOP NEWS STORIES

l-r: national funding manager AUS Daniel Tackenberg, CDU Vice-Chancellor Professor Helen Garnett, CDU Sport president Bill Adams

$200,000 grant adds muscle to CDU Sport

CDU's 22 sporting clubs will be muscling up following a $200,000 grant from Australian University Sport, the peak body governing university sport. Read more >>

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EVENTS

30-31 Aug : 11th Annual Chronic Diseases Network Conference
30 August : HIV and AIDS - a perspective from Cambodia and Mozambique - MSHR seminar series
31 August : The wanderings of a field naturalist in the jungles of biopolitics - SER seminar series
7 September : If teams are so good, what's happening in secondary schools? - EHS seminar series
8 September : NT Training Awards Gala Presentation Dinner
For more information go to What's On >>
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CHARLES DARWIN SYMPOSIUM: A SKILLED WORKFORCE FOR REGIONAL AND REMOTE AUSTRALIA: KEEPING, ATTRACTING, TRAINING

Peter Sheahan

Symposium keynote speaker: Peter Sheahan

Keynote speaker for the free Symposium on 28 September at CDU’s Alice Springs Campus, Peter Sheahan has established a globally recognised brand as a leading expert in workforce trends and generational change. Read more >>

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INTERNATIONAL

Mr K Balapatabendi PC

High Commissioner of Sri Lanka visits

The High Commissioner of Sri Lanka, His Excellency Mr K Balapatabendi PC, recently visited CDU and met with Vice-Chancellor Professor Helen Garnett. Read more >>

His Excellency Dr James Lukabyo

High Commissioner of the Republic of Uganda visits

The High Commissioner of the Republic of Uganda, His Excellency Dr James Lukabyo, recently visited CDU and met with Vice-Chancellor Professor Helen Garnett. Read more >>

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Vocational Education and Training

2007 DEET Northern Territory Training Awards

CDU is a finalist in a number of award categories at this year’s Northern Territory Training Awards. Read more >>

Fashion students bloom for Daffodil Day

Fashion students bloom for Daffodil Day

CDU fashion students have been rewarded for their hard work with great results during this year's Daffodil Day fashion spectacular. Read more >>

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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Prime Minister launches childcare DVD

Prime Minister John Howard recently launched a free DVD aimed at helping parents raise their young children.
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CDU women hone leadership skills

CDU women hone leadership skills

The Australian Women and Leadership Forum ‘Darwin Leadership Voice’ attracted a strong contingent of women from CDU at the one-day event in Darwin on Thursday, 24 August. Read more >>

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STUDENTS

Indigenous students get a taste of uni

Indigenous students get a taste of uni

Over 180 Indigenous students and support staff from Territory high schools got a taste of tertiary and vocational education when they visited CDU's Casuarina campus as part of the 'Taste of Uni' program held on 21 and 22 August. Read more >>

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REGIONAL CAMPUSES

Course shows how to create business in the bush

Course shows how to create business in the bush

A Northern Territory course is showing Aboriginal people how to build successful enterprises based on local natural resources. Read more >>

Lessons keep tourism on track

Lessons keep tourism on track

4WD travel has the potential to create more jobs and income in the desert if tourism agencies, businesses, Aboriginal entrepreneurs and land managers work with the markets to expand the range of products and experiences. Read more >>

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ARTS

DSO wows at first time venue

Two geologists swapped their picks for wind instruments and took up with the Darwin Symphony Orchestra for a free community concert recently at Borroloola. Read more >>

Northern Editions feature print: Nabiru (Harry) Bullen's Winpa

Northern Editions feature print

Winpa refers to a living waterhole, or jila, in the Great Sandy Desert near the Perceval Lakes, and is a powerful and sacred place. Read more >>

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