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The University of Nairobi participated in the 2014 Commission for University Education Exhibition held in Eldoret Town. The three day exhibition saw the University interact with students and prospective students.
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The University of Nairobi held its 50th Graduation Ceremony on Friday December 6th 2013 which coincided with the on-going 50th celebrations of the nation.
The highlight of the ceremony was the installation of the new Chancellor, Dr. Vijoo Rattansi who replaced Dr. Joseph Wanjui whose term came to an end.
Over 9,000 graduands were conferred with Degrees and awarded Diplomas and the third Doctor of Science (DSc.) in the University’s history was awarded to Prof. David M. Ndetei. The ceremony drew graduands mainly from the Colleges of: Health Sciences and Humanities and Social Sciences.
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The programme has developed the capacity of the University as a player in the higher education sector, to implement the Constitution, ensuring that it practices integrity in its activities. Ultimately integrity has been institutionalized and personalized in the University community. Through the sensitization process the University held television talk shows, public lectures, colloquia, symposia, panel discussions, legal and medical clinics, tree planting and clean up exercises among others. The objectives of the program included facilitation towards improved access to information contained in the Constitution, set up policies systems and procedures aimed at implementing the Constitution as well as the provision of tools and resources.
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The University of Nairobi has just concluded a two-day symposium seeking to analyse the ‘Supreme Court’s decision in Raila vs Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) and Others.’ The forum sought to provide a better understanding of the case, not only for legal and intellectual reasons but also for public interest. Sponsored by the Ford Foundation and organized by the School of Law, the symposium attracted over 200 students, lawyers, communication experts and civil rights activists.
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A public lecture was held at the University of Nairobi, by the Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Justin Muturi and the Speaker of the Senate, Hon. Ekwee Ethuro while discussing 'The Role of the Parliament of Kenya in the Implementation of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
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During the just concluded of Inter-university Council for East Africa (IUCEA) exhibition 2013, the University of Nairobi (UoN) had an opportunity to show case its programmes and services to the members of public. The three-day event held at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC) saw UoN interact and network with prospective students and partners drawn from East Africa.
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Prof. David Musyimi Ndetei, defended his Doctor of Science defense at the University of Nairobi (UoN). Titled ‘Studies and Works in Mental Health to Inform Practice and Policy in the African Social Cultural Context,’ Prof. Ndetei presented his research journey that commenced in 1979. He has authored six books, 21 monographs, over 250 publications in professional journals and book chapters. He has also been published in over 700 articles in the Nation Newspaper and has appeared in numerous radio and TV shows.
This is the third Doctor of Science degree candidate that the University of Nairobi has evaluated since its inception in 1956.
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The University of Nairobi (UoN)recorded excellent performance at the 2013 Nairobi International Trade Fair by taking the top positions in the various categories.
UoN scooped first position in seven categories, second position in three categories and third position in three categories. The University of Nairobi was named the best university stand and the best institution of higher learning in developing and advanced technology.
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University staff and students Participate in Sports to Promote Constitutionalism.
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University of Nairobi signs Memorandum of Understanding Tiajin Normal University.
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The University of Nairobi made history by hosting the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) Conference to be held in Africa.The Conference which has been organized by the University of Nairobi (UoN) in conjunction with the ACU is part of the Associations’ centenary celebrations 2013 and a follow up from last year's gender conference. The opening ceremony was held in Taifa Hall.
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The 49th Graduation Ceremony was held on23rd August, 2013 at the Great Court, Main Campus.
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The University of Nairobi Alumni Association (UONAA) received a major boost today when the Chancellor, Dr. Joseph Wanjui made a donation of Kshs. 1 Million towards the setting up of an Alumni Centre.This is the first individual contribution towards the Alumni Centre project.Speaking during the cheque presentation ceremony Dr. Wanjui challenged other alumni to come forward and support the project in terms of endowing their resources. He noted that philanthropy was not common and that the private sector needs to do more in terms of supporting trusts. Dr. Wanjui noted that it is important for the University to develop linkages that will promote the growth of the Alumni Association.
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The University of Nairobi was yet again the host of a town forum that saw esteemed scholar and Professor Emeritus Ali A. Mazrui give a moving lecture.The lecture captured the journey that has led to the realization of the judiciary system that we have in place today. He noted that Kenya’s journey to independence has seen revolutionary reforms, specifically focusing on the three arms of Government namely the Legislature, Executive and Judiciary. According to Prof. Mazrui, the gradual ‘Africanization’ of the system was faced with challenges that are still being addressed.
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The University of Nairobi (UoN) became the first institution of higher learning to take up a leadership role in the implementation of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 when it launched the Rapid Results Initiative (RRI). Under the initiative the University will embark on a 100 days sensitization programme on the implementation of the Constitution.
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The University of Nairobi (UoN) feted over 330 students for their astounding academic performance for 2009/2010 and 2010/2011 academic years.
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In a ceremony officiated by the Vice-Chancellor Prof. George Magoha, the University of Nairobi (UoN) gave a befitting farewell to senior retiring managers: Mrs. Salome Ndinda Munavu and Mrs. Elizabeth Gesare Ongwae, who served as the University Librarian and as the Administration Registrar, respectively. Mrs. Munavu has served the University for 37 years while Mrs. Ongwae for 27 years.
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In a colourful ceremony held on July 2, 2013, at the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences (CAVS), the Wangari Maathai Institute (WMI) launched the STAKE Project. The STAKE project (Stabilizing Kenya through Resolving Forest Related Conflicts) was officially launched by the Cabinet Secretary for Ministry of Environment, Water and Natural Resources, Prof. Judy Wakhungu. To mark the auspicious occasions, nine ceremonial tree species were planted by the project stakeholders at WMI site to celebrate the walks and works of the late Prof. Wangari Maathai who was the chair of the STAKE Project steering committee.
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Various landmarks in the University of Nairobi.
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The Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board architectural design competition awards
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In the lecture, the tension between global investments in militarism and commitments to gender equitable development were explored in detail. Prof. Mama who is the Director of Women and Gender Studies Programme, University of California, made a presentation on the role of women during war, how women have survived times of unrest and what their direct involvement is.
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The retreat, held in Nakuru, was co-ordinated on behalf of the Vice-Chancellor by the University’s Chief Legal Officer, Ms Rebecca W. Ngondo, who is a trained Integrity Assurance Officer. Ms Ngondo is the coordinator of the Integrity Programme. Several facilitators engaged the participants on a number of issues including the Constitution Implementation Commission on the Constitution of Kenya 2010 (Chapter Six (Leadership and Integrity) and Chapter Thirteen (Public Service and State Officers).
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The University of Nairobi (UoN) in a joint initiative with the government through the Ministry of Devolution and Planning and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) launched the Gender Research and Documentation Centre.
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The University of Nairobi took part in the exhibition by Kenyan Universities held at the KICC between June 20 and 22, 2013.
The Exhibition was organized by the Commission for Universities Education (CUE) formerly Commission for Higher Education (CHE) in which all public and private institutions of higher learning took part.
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The University of Nairobi (UoN) held a two day sensitization training on Intellectual Property Policy.
The workshop which was held at CCU saw members of the University Management Board, Deans, Directors and Intellectual Property (IP) champions attend.
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A training for the newly elected SONU executive officials for the academic year 2013/2014 was recently organized by the University of Nairobi. The new officials were taken through talks and presentations by various University officials including the Deputy Vice Chancellor- Student Affairs, Prof. I.M Mbeche.
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First year students admitted to the University of Nairobi (UoN) for the Academic Year 2013/2014 were officially inducted into the University Community. The 5,000 students admitted to the Colleges of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, Architecture and Engineering, Biological and Physical Sciences, Education and External Studies, Health Sciences and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
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The World Trade Organization Director-General Pascal Lamy, visited the University of Nairobi and addressed students and staff from the School of Economics. He made a presentation on Africa: The Growth Continent for the 21st Century.”
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The ground breaking ceremony was held on Friday, 17th May, 2013 at the construction site at the Main Campus. It presided over by UoN top management led by the Chancellor Dr. Joseph Wanjui.
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Prof. Goran Hyden, a distinguished Professor Emeritus of Political Science and former Director, Center for African Studies, University of Florida at Gainesville, USA, made the keynote presentation during the Wajibu Wetu Public Lecture. In an initiative dubbed Wajibu Wetu, public and private universities have been brought together to contribute towards the creation of a sustainable culture of peace.