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ULAB Adventure Club team: at the highest point of Northern Bangladesh

ULAB Adventure Club team: at the highest point of Northern Bangladesh

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ULAB Adventure Club has successfully organized the “Kalapahar & Humhum Waterfall, Sylhet” tour, with a team of 56 adventurous people. Our honorable Moinak Kanungo sir, Director of all Clubs ULAB & the advisor of ULAB Adventure Club, and the executives of ULAB Adventure Club have led the team. On May 14th, 2022, the ULAB adventure club started trekking from Asgarabad Tea State to Kalapahar (8.4 km), with a big team of 52 people along with two guides. The team was divided into five groups. At 8.30 am, all teams started the journey to Kalapahar and reached at 12.30 pm in its peak. Kalapahar is the highest peak of Sylhet, Bangladesh. It was a thrilling and amazing trek. Everyone was tired but amazingly full of energy, they reached at the highest point of northern Bangladesh succes...
Seminar on Our Heritage: A Journey to the Root at ULAB

Seminar on Our Heritage: A Journey to the Root at ULAB

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The Center for Archaeological Studies (CAS) in association with the Department of General Education (GED) of the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) organized a seminar titled Our Heritage: A Journey to the Root on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at the ULAB Campus. The event was initiated with the welcome Speech Professor Dr. Shahnaj Husne Jahan, Director of the Center for Archaeological Studies and Head of the Department of General Education (GED) of ULAB. Total seven research papers were presented in this Seminar, where students of the Cultural Heritage of Bangladesh course showcased their understanding of the rich cultural heritage of Bangladesh. Their presentation covers the areas Chattogram Hill tracts: Where Clouds Touch Your Feet; Faridpur: A Sanctuary of Culture; Cultures a...
The ULAB Literary Salon Launched

The ULAB Literary Salon Launched

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The Department of English and Humanities at the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh kicked off a one-of-a-kind university-based literary adda, The ULAB Literary Salon, on May 14, 2022. The inaugural event featured a father-daughter poet duo, both of whom are ULABians. Professor ShamsadMortuza, Pro Vice-Chancellor, ULAB, and Dean of the School of Arts and Humanities, and his daughter, ArshiMortuza, Lecturer in Englishat Southeast University, recited poetry and discussed what inspires them to write and create. Presided over by Professor Kaiser Haq, poet, critic, academic, and mentor to the ULAB Literary Salon, the event was moderated by Sudeep Chakravarti, writer, researcher, and Associate Professor at the Department of Media Studies and Journalism, and the Department of English and H...
UIU won the Smarter Europe Award 2022

UIU won the Smarter Europe Award 2022

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A research Project “SirriS- Smart Solar Irrigation System” developed by the Centre for Energy Research of United International University won the Smarter Europe Award 2022 on the 10th May 2022 at Munich, Germany at the start of the InterSolar Europe Conference and Exhibition. The Team leader and principal investigator of the research pilot project Mr. Shahriar Ahmed Chowdhury Director, Centre for Energy Research of United International University received the award in Munich Germany. Smart Solar Irrigation System (SirriS) is a smart, automated field water irrigation system based on solar energy. The system consists of smart field parameter sensors like soil moisture, water LEVEL, PH sensors, bi-directional communication system, IoT and artificial intelligence-based decision-making s...
Inauguration of the ULAB Literary Salon on May 14

Inauguration of the ULAB Literary Salon on May 14

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The English and Humanities Department of ULAB—University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh—is announcing The ULAB Literary Salon, a first of its kind literary platform in Dhaka to bring together writers, readers and publishers from Bangladesh and elsewhere in South Asia in a setting that is both informal and engaging. Beginning 14 May 2022, once a month, each month, the ULAB Literary Salon will offer Dhaka’s literary-minded a Saturday evening of book launches of leading authors, book readings, discussions with authors, book signing by authors, and sales of such books at preferred rates by ULAB Lit Salon partners—some of Dhaka’s favorite bookstores. From time to time ULAB Literary Salon will also feature topical discussions with leading writers, editors and academicians. The inaugural U...
ULAB signs MoU with University of Calcutta

ULAB signs MoU with University of Calcutta

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Professor Sonali Chakravarti Banerjee, Vice-Chancellor, University of Calcutta, and Professor Imran Rahman, Vice-Chancellor, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh, signed an MOU on 21 April 2022 in the Office of the Vice-Chancellor, University of Calcutta. The MoU will pave the way for joint research, exchange of academic materials and publications, and student and faculty exchange.
ULAB Staff and U.S. Embassy Conduct Joint First Aid Training

ULAB Staff and U.S. Embassy Conduct Joint First Aid Training

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Since December, The Civil-Military Support Element from the Embassy of the United States of America in Bangladesh has been leading first aid training for staff at ULAB. Most recently, on April 21, 2022, ULAB staff learned several life-saving techniques including controlling bleeding, treating burns and snake bites, providing CPR, and much more. As a result of this training, ULAB will have a pool of first aid trainers and responders available on campus at all times to assist and provide lifesaving care during medical emergencies. Once the pool of trainers is ready, they will take the lead in training the greater ULAB community, ensuring a more effective response to any medical emergency.
Prerona Foundation and BFEC collaborate to launch Korean language course for migrant workers

Prerona Foundation and BFEC collaborate to launch Korean language course for migrant workers

Breaking News, Education
In FY 2020-2021, Bangladeshi migrant workers had sent home USD 24.77 billion in remittances, a record by its own standard, even in the face of a debilitating global economy during the ongoing pandemic. Bangladesh currently ranks as the sixth-largest source of international migrant workers globally, according to World Migration Report 2022. Bangladesh Bank reports, that the remittance inflow from about 10 million expatriates accounts for nearly 12 per cent of the country’s GDP. The sustainability of Bangladesh’s economic growth is indisputably much proportional to ensuring the sustainability of the country’s remittance growth. Sustaining the current robust growth of remittance inflow will be an impending challenge for Bangladesh. An increasing volume of outbound Bangladeshi workers fin...
‘Seeds for the Future 2022 Bangladesh’ Kicks off with Roadshows

‘Seeds for the Future 2022 Bangladesh’ Kicks off with Roadshows

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‘Seeds for the Future’, a flagship CSR program by leading global ICT infrastructure and solutions provider, Huawei, is back for the aspiring STEM and non-STEM students. The registration process has been opened for enthusiasts. From the beginning of April 2022, the registration is open and interested students can now register for taking part in ‘Seeds for the Future 2022, Bangladesh’ at free of cost by contacting their university departments. To initiate ‘Seeds for the Future 2022, Bangladesh’, roadshows are being arranged at the participatory universities this month. Recently two roadshows have been organized at the University of Dhaka (DU), and Islamic University of Technology (IUT) respectively. At the events, Dr. Anis Ahmed, Professor and Chairman, Department of EEE, University of...
Dr. Ramachandra Guha Speaks at ULAB

Dr. Ramachandra Guha Speaks at ULAB

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The Department of English and Humanities at the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) organized a seminar on March 30, 2022, with renowned historian, social thinker, and biographer, Professor Ramachandra Guha. The seminar, “Towards a Non-Chauvinist History,” focused on the five distinct forms of chauvinism that a historian must confront and overcome in a world that is defining and redefining the role of leadership. Professor Shamsad Mortuza, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, ULAB, formally welcomed the speaker who has a penchant for narrating the lives of charismatic figures with archival depth and scholarly breadth. Mentioning the purpose of the seminar, Professor Mortuza highlighted the importance of creating a discursive platform where students are engaged in multi-disciplinary learnin...