USAID Media and Youth Outreach Tour

USAID Media and Youth Outreach Tour by Subaita Fairooz Six students from the Department of Media and Communication took part in the USAID Media and Youth Outreach Tour in Jashore from July 24 to July 25, 2019. We were selected from the Development Communication and Journalism streams of the department. The first component of our tour revolved around aquaculture and the second part involved sustainable agriculture practices. We got to visit a hatchery in Jashore and also learn about the activities of a NGO called Banchte Shekha and how they are able to carry out efficient pond management practices. On [...]

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Dept of Media and Communication and CSSR host Session on PhD Education in the U.S

To encourage and guide young scholars, the Department of Media and Communication (DMC) and the Center for Social Science and Research (CSSR) organized a talk on “Pursuing PhD Education in the U.S: Opportunities for Bangladeshi Young Scholars”. The program addressing the Lecturers and prospective PhD candidates of Independent University, Bangladesh was held on July 29, 2019. The talk was conducted by Dr Abu Naser, Assistant Professor, California State University, Bakersfield. He outlined the admission procedures and primary requirements for PhD admission in the U.S along with responding to various queries from the audience. Dr Naser served as a Senior [...]

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Conference on “Quadrangulated Quandary” held at IUB

A daylong conference titled "Quadrangulated Quandary" was held at the Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) on Thursday, July 4, 2019, at the university campus in Bashundhara R/A, Dhaka. The event was organized by the Global Studies and Governance (GSG) Program of the School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (SLASS) at IUB. Though quandary is a universal problem, GSG focuses on Bangladesh to illustrate the problems and prospects. Four tensions challenging policy-makers have been selected for analysis: globalization-localization; information and communications technological revolutions; gender; and the environment. The inaugural ceremony of the Conference took place in the morning. Prof. Milan [...]

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