UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI

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Research

The vision, mission and core values of the University demonstrates the importance placed upon research activities within the University. Find out more below.

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Colleges

As a result of rapid expansion and complexities in administration, the university has a decentralized administration composed of six campus colleges headed by principals.

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Invitation to a public lecture by CSU President, Dr. Tony Frank

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President Tony Frank received his bachelor's degree in biology from Wartburg College and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Illinois. He completed a Ph.D. and residencies in pathology and toxicology at Purdue University. He served on the faculty at Oregon State University before joining Colorado State in 1993, where he served as chairman of the Department of Pathology and Associate Dean for Research in the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.Dr. Frank served as Vice President for Research and Information Technology at Colorado State from 2000-2005. In this role, he was responsible for the network and data systems of the university and for oversight of the approximately $303 million in research activity that occurs annually at Colorado State. He was appointed to the position of Senior Vice President in July 2004 and was responsible in this role for coordination of the academic core of the university. In 2005, he also assumed the title of Provost of Colorado State University, leading the Division of Academic Affairs and serving as CSU's chief academic officer. Dr. Frank was named Senior Executive Vice President in 2008 and later in 2008, President of the University. Tony and his wife, Patti, have three daughters. 

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UoN HIV interventions

The University provides Preventive and Curative Health through the following means:

Sensitization of HIV/AIDS

  • Educational Awareness Campaigns are carried out in every campus once a year

 

Stigma & Discrimination

  • UON HIV/AIDS Policy
  • Campaign against Stigma & Discrimination
  • Advocacy

 

HIV/AIDS Mainstreaming

  • Curriculum, policy and programme levels
  • AIDS Control Units (ACUs)

UoN and UJ sign MOU

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(Left) Prof. Aggrey L. Abate, the Vice Chancellor, UJ and Prof. Isaac Mbeche, Deputy Vice Chancellor (DVC), Student Affairs, UoN, exchange signed documents of the MOU.

The University of Nairobi (UoN) and the University of Juba (UJ) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding that will see the two work together in different areas of collaboration including  establishing student and staff exchange programmes and research and production partnerships, curricula development, among others.

Speaking on behalf of the Vice- Chancellor during the signing ceremony, Prof. Isaac Mbeche, Deputy Vice Chancellor (DVC), Student Affairs, welcomed the initiative and cited the importance of partnerships. He said that UoN has admitted over 200 students from Sudan, and is therefore honoured to be involved in capacity training for the country.

ICT staff plant trees

From Left: ICT Staff: Deputy Director, Mr. Joseph Michina, Mrs. Jedidah Kibuna, Administrator and Mr. Ibrahim Otieno, Director, plant the first tree together.

 

The University of Nairobi ICT staff yesterday planted 120 indigenous trees within the University’s Chiromo Mortuary and swampy area next to the sports ground.

Not only is the initiative an important University activity as it is part of the University performance contract requirement but also the centre’s contribution to greening the environment. The Centre is required to plant 60 trees but saw it fit to double the number.