Friday, June 30, 2017

TEDx UNN holds on 1st July, 2017

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TEDx UNN
TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages. Meanwhile, independently run TEDx events help share ideas in communities around the world. TEDx was created in the spirit of TED’s mission, “ideas worth spreading.” It supports independent organizers who want to create a TED-like event in their own community.
Our event is called TEDxUNN, where x = independently organized TED event. This is the first ever TEDx event in UNN. At our TEDxUNN event, TEDTalks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TED program, but individual TEDx events, including ours, are self-organized.
This independent TEDx event is operated under license from TED.
Date: Sat. July 1st 2017
Venue: Niger Hall, University Guest House, UNN
Time: 08:00 am prompt






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Saturday, June 24, 2017

UNN IR, Now UNNSPACE



LAUNCHING OF UNNSPACE

The Library Management wishes to invite all staff, students and researchers, to visit the newly upgraded Institutional Repository of the University, herewith referred to as UNNSPACE. The Repository has been upgraded from 3.0 to 6.04, and running on Ubuntu Linux which has also been upgraded from 12.0 to 16.04 LTS
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Friday, June 23, 2017

Monday, June 5, 2017

A University of North Carolina Ph.D Student Visits University of Nigeria Library

Mark Reeves
Mark Reeves is a Ph.D candidate at University of North Carolina whose research focuses on the global history of anticolonialism in the 20th century, especially intersections between anticolonialism and various forms of internationalism. He recently visited University of Nigeria, Nsukka library to further embark on his research topic tentatively titled: “Lost Horizons: Anticolonial Internationalism, 1930-1970,” compares the careers of four anticolonialists from different regions: Shukri al-Quwatli (1892-1967), the first president of Syria; V.K. Krishna Menon (1896-1974), the Indian diplomat and Minister of Defense; Carlos Romulo (1898-1985), the journalist and diplomat from the Philippines; and Nnamdi Azikiwe (1902-96), activist editor and first president of Nigeria.” (Click to learn more).
In connection with his research title, he visited the Africana Section of the Library, and paid a special visit to Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe’s house located at Onuiyi, Nsukka. Mark was warmly welcomed by the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration), Prof. Charles Igwe. His contact person in the library was Mr. Vincent Ekwelem, Deputy University Librarian (Technical Services).
See pictures after the cut...
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Today is World Environment Day!

Today June 5, 2017 is World Environment Day. Erik Solheim, Head of UN Environment talks about his place that matters in nature and encourages everyone to connect #WithNature this 5th of June #WorldEnvironmentDay. Watch the video to learn more! 

In this light, we urge our students to join in this trend by taking a selfie  outside to show how they are  #WithNature 
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Friday, June 2, 2017

DISCLAIMER! UNN SANDWICH AND EVENING PROGRAMMES

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The attention of the University of Nigeria Management, has been drawn to a certain advertorial calling for purchase of admission forms for a “Proposed Take-off” of Sandwich and Evening Degree and Diploma Programmes of the University of Nigeria. The unsuspecting members of the public have been advised to purchase admission forms from the office of the Registrar-UNN or from the Ondo State Form Collection Centres at:  

i.                Akure liaison office
ii.               Owo Liaison Office
iii.              Ore Liaison Office
iv.              Akungba and Ifori Liaison Offices and
v.               Ifedore Area
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Federal College of Education Eha-Amufu To Affiliate With University of Nigeria

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Image may contain: 1 person, sitting and indoorPlans are underway by the authorities of Federal College of Education, Eha-Amufu, Enugu State to affiliate with the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) for its degree programmes.
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