UAP stages plays of Rabindranath Tagore
The Department of English, University of Asia Pacific (UAP), staged five short plays based on the translation of some of the literary works of Rabindranath Tagore, December 13, 2018 at their campus. The drama festival was titled “Tagore in Translation: Transcending Time”. The plays, performed by the students of the English Department, were “Sampatti Samarpan”, “Gora”, “Kabuliwala”, “Silence of Subhashini”, and “Mohamaya”.
National Professor and VC of UAP, Prof. Dr. Jamilur Reza Chowdhury, was present as the chief guest. Tasneem Siraj Mahboob, Member of the BOT, UAP, was also present at the programme as a special guest. Air Commodore Ishfak Ilahi Choudhury (Retd.), Treasurer, UAP also graced the programme with his presence. Arjumand Ara, Head of the Department of English, UAP presided over the programme.
The jury panel included Dr. Mahmudul Alam, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, UAP; Dr. Mehnaz Tazeen Choudhury, Associate Professor, Department of English, UAP; and Layeqa Bashir, Assistant Professor, Sociology, Department of Basic Sciences and Humanities, UAP. The performances were followed by a cultural event. The programme received warm accolades from the audience. Later on, crests and certificates were distributed among the winners in different categories.
BUBT awards winners of Talent Hunt 2018
The prizegiving ceremony of the five-day long Talent Hunt 2018 was organised by the Cultural Club of Bangladesh University of Business and Technology (BUBT) on December 15, 2018 at the main campus of the university in Rupnagar, Mirpur-2, Dhaka. TV actor Kochi Khondokar awarded winners of the competition as special guest.
Prof. Md. Abu Saleh, VC, BUBT was the chief guest while Prof. Md. Enayet Hossain Miah, Treasurer, BUBT was present as the special guest. The programme was presided over by the Prof. Mian Lutfar Rahman, Advisor, Students Affairs of BUBT.
Deans of various faculties, chairmen of different departments, officials, faculty members and students were present in the programme. Md. Alamgir Kabir, Lecturer, Dept. of EEE coordinated the programme.
DIU to support establish School of Engineering in Nigeria
Daffodil International University (DIU) has taken initiative to support establishing School of Engineering in Nigeria and signed a Memorandum of Agreement with Al-Qalam University Katsina (AUK). With a view to launch engineering school, Prof. Shehu Garki Ado, VC, AUK along with Alhaji Muhammad Lawal Lamido, Director, Academic Planning paid a visit to DIU.
AUK has signed agreements with the Department of Software Engineering, Textile Engineering & Master of Public Health (MPH) in a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) signing ceremony held on December 13, 2018 at the Milanayaton 71 of the university. Prof. Yousuf Mahbubul Islam, PhD, VC of DIU and Prof. Shehu Garki Ado, VC of AUK signed on behalf of the respective organisations in presence of Dr. Md. Sabur Khan, Chairman, BOT, DIU.
This is the first time that any Bangladeshi university has signed an MoA for the establishment of academic cooperation in Nigeria. Under the agreement DIU will extend its cooperation in the development of software, textile & public health education in Nigeria.