'Wired' at the Uni Bar
Get down to the Uni Bar every second Wednesday (starting 22 March) for Wired - live music from 4.30pm onwards!
2006 VET induction seminar
The second VET induction seminar for 2006 will be held on Monday 10 April. The seminar is designed specifically for new academic staff, however it is also suitable for administrative staff who want to understand the VET sector and systems.
MSHR free seminar
Associate Professor Paul M Kelly presents 'Engaging with the region: Seven years of policy and practice relevant TB research in Indonesia and Timor Leste' on Monday 3 April from 12.30pm to 1.30pm.
Tell us what you really think!
The CDU website survey closes this Friday 31 March - you've got just a few days left to tell us what you really think of the University's website!
Central Australian Expo
Visitors to the Charles Darwin University stand at the recent Chamber of Commerce NT Central Australian Expo were spoilt for choice - with food tasting, hairdressing and health checks offered by staff and students over the two day event.
Promoting CDU around the world
The International Office has kicked off its promotion schedule for 2006 with activities in India, Bangladesh, the Philippines, Korea and Indonesia.
Storm chasers 'wind' up
Groundbreaking Tropical Warm Pool International Cloud Experiment has wound up with much praise for producing one of the most comprehensive data sets of tropical cloud properties ever collected.
Tiwi, CDU and printmaking - a community partnership
Last week Northern Editions ran a printmaking workshop at Jilamara Arts & Craft on Melville Island, Tiwi. The workshop was a follow-up to one that had been conducted earlier at Northern Edition's studios on the University campus.
Gaining a diploma child's play for Brigham
Finding employment in a suitable career is one thing Brigham Archibald won't have to worry about when he finishes secondary school later this year, thanks to the pathways offered at CDU.
CDU arts award finalists announced
A classical musician, an Indigenous curator/artist and a performing artist are the finalists for the Charles Darwin University Arts Award to be presented at the 2006 Northern Territory Young Achievers Awards this Saturday.
Yulara Centre report
Charles Darwin University's Yulara Centre has been a hive of activity, with students continuing to enrol in many courses. Find out more...
Community engagement at CDU
Universities are no longer ivory towers dispensing knowledge at arms length from their communities. Students are more aware of the world around them than ever before.
O-Week 2006 bigger and better
CDU's Casuarina campus O-Week in 2006 grew bigger crowds and a more diverse range of activities compared to 2005, according to CDU market research.
Alumni membership growing rapidly
Charles Darwin University's Alumni numbers are growing rapidly, from 1 000 members this time last year to more than 6 500 CDU graduates currently registered.
CDU excels in national survey
The results are clear. Graduates of Charles Darwin University VET courses are easily gaining employment after completing their training.
SER free seminar
Marc Wohling presents 'Following the yellow brick road? Rethinking non-indigenous engagement with indigenous ecological knowledge', on Friday 24 March from 1pm to 2pm.
Interested in a job in the public sector?
Interested in a job or graduate position with the Public Service? How do you successfully answer the selection criteria? Find the answers to these questions and more at a graduate development seminar on Monday 3 April from 12pm.
CDU celebrates Harmony Day
There were smiles all around yesterday as the Centre for Access and English as a Second Language (CAESL) came alive with colour for Harmony Day.
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MSHR free seminar
Liz McDonald presents 'Improving hygiene and children's health in remote Indigenous communities: Attitudes and knowledge about hygiene behaviours and the transmission of infection' on Monday 27 March, from 12pm to 1pm.
DYO performs 'music for fools'
The Darwin Youth Orchestra performs some of the great orchestral works with an April Fools Day themed concert on Saturday 1 April at 5pm.
Desert 4WD tourism 'On Track' with community
CDU's Dr Dean Carson heads Desert Knowledge CRC project 'On Track', a world first study engaging communities across Australia in exploring the viability of a competitive and sustainable desert tourism industry.
MSHR free seminar
Dr Fay Johnston presents 'Is smoke really bad for you? Air pollution research through the ages', on Monday 20 March, 12pm to 1pm.
Conservation and Business short course
Registrations are still being accepted to the School for Environmental Research's short course on natural resource-based enterprise development, from 8 to 13 April. Find out more...
Education Summit kicks goals
A major summit in Darwin discussing a new direction for teacher education in the Territory has achieved impressive results this week.
TLDG introduces podcast
CDU's Teaching and Learning Development Group announces the University's first podcast, allowing you to receive TLDG event recordings automatically.
CDU lecturer investigates North American strategies
Will American and Canadian indigenous literacy strategies work in Northern Australia? That's the question driving Associate Professor Tess Lea, Churchill Fellowship winner, as she begins a three-month academic tour of North America.
Dragonflies at CDU
Calling all classical guitarists - new group, 'Dragonflies', allows you to hone your skills in an orchestral setting along with other classical guitarists. Find out more...
CDU music students sing up a storm
CDU certificate II and III music students in Alice Springs treated staff and students to a lunchtime concert at the neighbouring Centralian Senior Secondary College last week.
CDU women lead the way
As we celebrate International Women's Day this week, we can be assured there is no lack of leadership from women at CDU.
CDU staff are invited to an Australian Partnership for Sustainable Repositories workshop, Establishing a Digital Repository Service, on Tuesday April 11 at 9am.
Staff professional development leave in 2007
Are you a CDU staff member interested in applying for Staff Professional Development Leave in semester 1 or semester 2, 2007? Find out more at an information seminar on Thursday, 9 March 2006 from 12 to 1pm.
MSHR free seminar
Dr James Irvine presents, 'The role of public health in uranium impact assessment and monitoring: A wholistic approach in northern Canada', on Monday 13 March from 12pm to 1pm.
Scholarships will take you places
Students enrolled in VET or Higher Education courses at CDU have responded enthusiastically to a range of scholarships available with over 45 applications.
Next generation of Alice musos on show
The next generation of Alice Springs musicians will face their toughest assignment yet when they perform at a lunchtime concert as part of their VET Music studies at Charles Darwin University on 7 March.
International Women's Day breakfast
Celebrate International Women's Day in style with a full breakfast at Sky City Casino on Wednesday 8 March. Guest speaker, Professor Lesley Barclay AO, will provide a talk about 'Women as Leaders'.
A new role for Nyree
As Nyree Terry leaves EHS this week to take up the position of Palmerston Campus Administrator, she will be missed by many who have worked with her over the 21 years she has been with the faculty and University.
EHS staff congratulations
Congratulations go to a number of staff from the Faculty of Education, Health and Sciences who have won awards and research grants recently.
Garma Festival in 2006
In 2006, Australia's major Indigenous Cultural Exchange event, the Garma Festival, will focus on Indigenous education and training.
CDU honours 20,000th traveller
It may be her first time in Alice Springs, but Jennifer Evans from Atlanta, Georgia, has been presented with a special gift by CDU for being the 20,000th person to come to Australia as part of a cultural and educational travel program.