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Issue 23
8 October 2007


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NORTHERN EDITIONS FEATURE PRINT

Northern Editions feature print: Phyllis Thomas' Boil Dreaming

Phyllis Thomas
Boil Dreaming 1999
Etching and chine collé
Image size: 21 x 25 cm, edition of 40
Collaborator: Leon Stainer
Printer: Monique Auricchio
Price: $198 (including GST)


TOP NEWS STORIES

Hundreds robe up, ready for graduation

More than 1170 students will graduate at CDU's October graduation ceremony in Darwin. Read more >>

Alice Springs community turns out for building opening

Alice Springs community turns out for building opening

Members of the Alice Springs community joined visiting dignitaries to celebrate the opening of the Higher Education Building at CDU’s Alice Springs campus on 27 September. Read more >>

CDU Palmerston bakery officially opened

CDU Palmerston bakery officially opened

Apprentice bakers in the Northern Territory will benefit from a new state-of-the-art training facility established at CDU’s Palmerston Campus. Read more >>

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EVENTS

8 Oct-14 Dec : Boot Camp - CDU Sport
9 October : Racism and the health of Indigenous Australians - CDU Public Lecture Series
10 October : Humanizing Madness: Psychiatry and the Cognitive Neurosciences - CDU Bookshop launch
11 Oct-4 Nov : Gifted: Curated by Anita Angel - CAH/CDU Art Collection exhibition
12 October : Trophic dynamics of freshwater fish: Sources of variation - SER seminar series
12 October : Graduation ceremony - Darwin Entertainment Centre
16 October : Microbes on the edge - How the most unlikely organisms could help industry - CDU Public Lecture Series
17 October : National Ride to Work Day - Casuarina Campus
17 October : The Australian politics of nuclear energy - SAIKS/Governance Program seminar
19 October : Mobilize this '07 - Youth symposium
For more information go to What's On >>
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RESEARCH

Native forests reduce the risk of catastrophic floods

Each year extreme floods kill or displace hundreds of thousands of people and cause billions of dollars in damage to property. The consequences of floods are particularly catastrophic in developing countries. Read more >>

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CDU PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES

Yin Paradies

Racism and health of Indigenous Australians under the microscope

The appalling state of Indigenous health in Australia stems from historical and contemporary forms of colonisation and racism, according to a speaker at the upcoming CDU Public Lecture Series. Read more >>

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INTERNATIONAL

Funding support for CDU student exchange program

CDU’s International Office is giving students the opportunity to learn about another culture while they earn credit towards their degree. Read more >>

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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Summer Semester 2007

There’s still time to apply for Summer Semester

If you want to beat the heat and make the most of this wet season, there is still time to apply for CDU's Summer Semester. Read more >>

Mobilizethis 07 Youth Symposium

Mobilizethis 07 Youth Symposium

Leading experts will come together at the 2007 MobilizeThis Youth Symposium this month to tackle the issue of communicating with youth online via today's emergent technologies. Read more >>

Discovering tropical birds

Discover the Territory’s tropical birdlife

CDU's School of Science and Primary Industries has developed and launched a new study/travel course called Discovering Tropical Birds. Read more >>

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ALUMNI

Collette Foster

Distance no barrier in gaining highest degree

Distance is often regarded as an insurmountable barrier, but it certainly hasn’t been one for CDU graduand Collette Foster. Read more >>

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STUDENTS

CDU helps Tiwi students realise graduation dream

CDU helps Tiwi students realise graduation dream

The Tiwi Islands have received a talent boost with a recent ceremony at Nguiu to mark the graduation of 110 students in disciplines ranging from information technology to forestry. Read more >>

CDU bakery apprentices achieve exceptional results

CDU wins acclaim at National Bakeskills Competition

A Northern Territory bakery team has achieved exceptional results at this year’s National Bakeskills competition in Sydney. Read more >>

Indigenous students excel at work experience

Indigenous students excel at work experience

Several Indigenous work experience students have successfully completed a VET in Schools bakery program with CDU. Read more >>

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REGIONAL CAMPUSES

CDU recognised as a key NT export

The NT Export Awards have recognised CDU’s economic contribution to the Territory. Read more >>

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ARTS

Franck Gohier's Gifted

GIFTED: CDU Art Collection exhibition

The CDU Art Collection, in association with the School of Creative Arts and Humanities, is set to present Gifted: Recent donations of limited edition prints by 49 contemporary Australian artists. Read more >>

Northern Editions feature print: Phyllis Thomas' Boil Dreaming

Northern Editions feature print

This bold etching represents one of the important geological rock formations in the central Kimberley region, called Purnululu National Park, or the Bungle Bungle Range. Read more >>

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