School principals and vice-principals from all across the country came for the Annual School Leaders' Summit, held at Ashoka University on the 24th of February, 2017. Gauri Jhangiani, a second-year undergraduate student at Ashoka University, writes on one of the sessions she attended.
The year 2016 witnessed significant milestones for Ashoka University. The year began with a visit from Honourable Chief Minister of Haryana, Shri ML Khattar at the campus and ended with the appointment of current Vice Chancellor Rudrangshu Mukherjee as its next Chancellor, after Prof. Andre Beteille’s three-year term ends in April 2017. Here is a quick snapshot.
Over the course of the two-day programme, various parallels were brought into the picture, as the word “Conservatism” surfaced By Team Ashoka
At Ashoka University, the Office of Learning Support was inducted to address not only support and accommodation towards physical disabilities, but learning disabilities as well.
Durba Chattaraj, who is the Director, Centre for Writing and Communications at Ashoka University will be a part of a roundtable, by the European Research Council (ERC) funded research project based at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London on the PMGSY (Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana) tomorrow.
Organized by: SOAS, University of London; Centre for Policy Research (CPR), New Delhi; and, CAMP, Mumbai. Date and time: 6 December 2016, 9:30 am to 1 pm followed by lunch. Venue: Conference Hall, CPR, Dharma Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi 110021
Ashoka University today named renowned historian and current Vice Chancellor Rudrangshu Mukherjee as its next Chancellor, after Prof. Andre Beteille’s three-year term ends in April 2017. Rudrangshu Mukherjee has played a crucial role as Ashoka’s first Vice Chancellor and has led the achievement of a significant number of milestones since his appointment in 2014.
An interview with Saikat Majumdar, Professor of English and Creative Writing at Ashoka University on the relevance of creative writing education in India
Siddharth Varadarajan, who is the Founding Editor of The Wire, paid a visit to Ashoka University on Tuesday, November 29th. Mr. Varadarajan formally inaugurated the Media Lab at Ashoka, after which he was interviewed by Prof. Vaiju Naravane and her journalism students in the Media Lab.
George McCown, Director and Chairman of the Management Council at MDC Acquisition Partners Inc. spoke at Ashoka University on the 11th of November 2016.
Shakespeare's Ashes, hosted by British Council and Shakespeare Society of India, along with Ashoka University, commemorated the 400th death anniversary of the playwright over a two-day festival this October.
This time during last year, the team at AIM Smart City Accelerator was gearing up to announce its first call for applications from aspiring entrepreneurs. After an overwhelming response from participants across the country and a tough selection process, eight startups became a part of the program which began in March, 2016. [...]