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Discussion with thought leaders
ALCRL
Posted on 26 Sep 2012

A discussion was held at the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) with international thought leaders on corporate governance on Monday, 4 September 2012.

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Jurisprudence participates in the Feast of the Clowns
Isolde de Villiers
Posted on 27 Sep 2012

The Feast of the Clowns has been part of the City of Tshwane’s calendar since 2000. What started out as a small street festival, has now established itself as the only annual festival in the inner city combining celebration and social justice.

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One of South Africa’s 30 wonder women
Department of Human Resource Management
Posted on 26 Sep 2012

Prof Shirley Zinn, an extraordinary professor in the Department of Human Resource Management, has been designated as one of South Africa’s 30 wonder women by the Wits Business School Journal.

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International Excellence Award for Prof Cukrowski
Martie Meyer
Posted on 09 Jul 2013

Prof Ignacy Cukrowski, a Full Professor in the Department of Chemistry in the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences recently received the International Society of Electrochemistry’s (ISE) Excellence Award: Teaching and Research.

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Prof Cheryl de la Rey congratulates medical graduates trained in Cuba
Sanku Tsunke
Posted on 05 Jul 2013

Prof Cheryl de la Rey, the Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Pretoria, congratulated 62 medical doctors during their graduation ceremony held at the University. The Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, and the Deputy Minister, Dr Gwen Ramokgopa, were in attendance.

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Nelson Mandela exhibition in the Merensky 2 Library
Elsabe Olivier
Posted on 04 Jul 2013

The Department of Library Services will pay tribute to Mr Nelson Mandela with an exhibition which includes a series of posters and books on his life and times.

The Nelson Mandela Digital Archive Exhibition will be presented in the Merensky 2 Library from Monday, 1 July until Wednesday, 31 July 2013.

The Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory performs the core work of the Nelson Mandela Foundation. This Foundation is a non-profit organisation established in 1999 to support Mr Mandela’s ongoing involvement in worthy causes even after his retirement as President of South Africa.

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UP medical students uplift communities in Pretoria area
Sanku Tsunke
Posted on 02 Jul 2013

Medical students from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Pretoria are making a difference among the less privileged communities in Pretoria and surrounding areas through their society, Jeans and Jerseys (Project JJ). On 29 June the medical students donated books and launched a ‘readathon’ competition to a group of boys residing at Crossroads Boys Shelter at Salvokop, west of Pretoria.

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Drama researchers interrogate masculinity
Chris Broodryk
Posted on 26 Sep 2012

At the conference "Work/Force: South African masculinities in the media" (13-14 September 2012, Stellenbosch), two Drama lecturers and one postgraduate student delivered papers on various aspects of masculinity.

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Philippines’ Foreign Affairs Deputy Minister outlines her country’s foreign policy
Sanku Tsunke
Posted on 02 Jul 2013

Foreign Affairs Deputy Minister for International Economic Relations of the Philippines, Laura Q Del Rosario, delivered a lecture on her country’s foreign policy’s implications in Southern Africa. She addressed both the domestic and international diplomatic corps, as well as University of Pretoria staff.



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Pretoria-Fordham scholarly collaboration strengthens
Faculty / Fakulteit
Posted on 02 Jul 2013

The Faculty of Education at the University of Pretoria is strengthening ties with the Graduate School of Education at Fordham University. The Dean, Prof Irma Eloff, recently visited the Lincoln campus and the Rosehill campus at Fordham in New York.

Prof Eloff met with leading Fordham scholars in education, as well as arts and humanities. Mutual areas for long-term academic collaboration were explored.

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