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Tag: Administration
Publish Date: July 30th, 2002

The 1st meeting of the Selection Committee of BU for the post of lecturers for the Department of Architecture was held in the Conference Room of BU at 3:00 P.M. on July 22, 2002. Dr. Salehuddin Ahmed, Deputy Executive Director, BRAC and Treasurer, BU, Professor Khairul Enam, BUET, Dr. Abu Sayeed Mustaque Ahmad, University of Asia Pacific, Dr. Fuad H Mallick, Chairperson, Department of Architecture, BU were present in the meeting. The meeting was chaired by Prof. J R Choudhury, VC, BU. The Committee approved a list of teachers for appointment in the Department of Architecture, BU.

The 2nd meeting of the Selection Committee of BU for the post of Lecturers of Department of Management and Business was held at the Conference Room of BU on July 28, 2002 at 3:00 P.M. Dr. Salehuddin Ahmed, Deputy Executive Director, BRAC and Treasurer, BU, Professor Nurur Rahman, IBA, Dhaka University, Professor Abdur Rab, Chairperson, Department of Management and Business, BU were present in the meeting. The meeting was chaired by Professor J R Choudhury, VC, BU. The Committee approved a list of teachers for appointment in the Department of Management and Business of BU.

Tag: Human Resources Department
Publish Date: July 29th, 2002

The teachers who have joined BU since July, 2002 are:

Department of Architecture:
i) Mr. Abul Quasem Md. Abdullah, BSc (Arch), BUET 
ii) Mr. Hafizul Hasan, BSc (Arch), BUET 

Department of CSE:
i) Mr. Javed Hasan, BSc (CSE), BUET, MSc (Applied Science & IT), Australia
ii)Mr. A S M Zillur Rahman, BSc (CSE), BUET 
iii) Mr. Risat Mahmud Pathan, BSc (CS), NSU 
iv) Mr. Ashfaq Rahman, BSc (CSE), BUET 
v) Mr. Shafquat Rahman, BSc (CSE), BUET
vi) Ms. Amena Hasan Abedin, BSc (EEE), BUET
vii) Ms. Afroza Sultana, BSc (CS), NSU
viii) Mr. Mahady Hasan, Bsc (CS), IUB 

Department of Economics & Social Science:
i) Ms. Nadia Rawshan, MSS (Economics), DU
ii) Mr. Adnan Al Wahid, MSS (Economics), DU

Department of English: 
i) Ms. Sohana Manzoor, MA (English), DU
ii) Ms. Afia Arafat, MA (English), DU 
iii) Ms. Faria Tofail, MA (English), DU
iv) Ms. Nazia Husain, MA (English), DU 
v) Ms. Ruhma Khalil Choudhury, MA (English), DU, MA (English), USA

Department of Management & Business:
i) Ms. Sawlat Hilmi Zaman, MBA, IBA, DU 

Department of Mathematics & Natural Science:
i) Mr. Kazi Aminur Rahman, MSc in Mathematics, DU 
ii) Mr. Mozzem Hossain, MSc in Mathematics, DU
iii) Mr. Md. Moshiur Rahman, MSc in Mathematics, DU
iv) Mr. Md. Jakir Hossen, MSc in Mathematics, DU
v) Mr. Rezwanur Rahman, MSc in Physics, DU
vi) Mr. Wahaduzzaman, MSc in Physics, DU
vii) Ms. Shemin Hasna Kalam, MSc in Applied Physics and Electronics, DU

Tag: Department of Architecture
Publish Date: July 28th, 2002

The second summer Study Tour of Angan was of a building under construction, named the 'Novo theater Project' Architect Ali Imam, of the Department of Architecture, Ministry of Public Works who is the architect of the building talked about the project to the students at the site on July 25, 2002. The building has various spaces, including a large planetarium covered by a geodesic dome. The students also had an opportunity to observe the various structural systems of the building and the methods of construction.

Tag: Department of Architecture
Publish Date: July 26th, 2002

A paper titled "Architecture of Light: Louis I. Kahn's National Assembly Building, Dhaka" by Dr. Zainab F. Ali of the Department of Architecture, BRAC University has been published in the "Design with the Environment" Proceedings of the 19th International Conference of PLEA (Passive and Low Energy Architecture) held at Toulouse, France in July 2002. The PLEA conference is the largest held on the subject of Low Energy Architecture.

Tag: Human Resources Department
Publish Date: July 26th, 2002

Professor Firdous Azim completed her MA in English from Dhaka University in 1976. She received her Ph.D. in 1989 from Sussex University in UK. She joined Dhaka University as a lecturer in 1978 and was a Professor in the Department of English, Dhaka University. She has written and edited a number of books including: The Colonial Rise of the Novel (Routledge:1993), Infinite Variety: Women in Society and Literature (UPL:1995). She joined BRAC University as a Professor and Chairperson of the Department of English on July 1, 2002.

Tag: Administration
Publish Date: July 22nd, 2002

An informal discussion session on BU- its mission and goals was held in BU Seminar Room on July 21, 2002 at 3:30 P.M. The objective of the program was to create a scope for free exchange of ideas between BRAC top executives, senior managers and BU VC and Chairpersons of the Departments. 34 senior Executives of BRAC attended the program. Dr. Salehuddin Ahmed, DED, BRAC and Mr. M Enamul Haq Choudhury, MD, BRAC Bank also attended the program.

Tag: Department of English and Humanities
Publish Date: July 19th, 2002

The Department of English, BU organized a seminar on "Maternity and Women's Writing: Cross-Cultural Perspectives" at the University auditorium on July 18, 2002 . A talk was given at the seminar by Dr. Radha Chakravarti, Reader in the Department of English, Gargi College, Delhi University, India. The Seminar was held as part of an effort to introduce feminist and post-colonial readings of literary texts and it was hoped that many such seminars would follow.

Tag: Office of Co-curricular Activities, Student Affairs
Publish Date: July 16th, 2002

BRAC University Photography Club organized a three daylong photo exhibition from 13-15 July, 2002 at BRAC University campus. Professor J. R. Choudhury, VC, BU inaugurated the exhibition. A total of 35 photographs taken by 8 students of various departments were put on display. The students who participated were Tareq Hadi, Mushfiqur Rahamn, Ikhtiar Mohammad, Shah M Azlan, Md. Toufic Hossain, Shoeb Ahmed, Jakir Hosain, Md. Nafisur Rahman. Md. Toufic Hossain was awarded the First Prize. Iftikhar Mohammad and Shoeb Ahmed won the Second and Third Prizes respectively.

Tag: Administration
Publish Date: July 15th, 2002

The second workshop of BRAC University Initiative for Learning and Development (BUILD) was held at BRAC Center for Development Management (BCDM), Rajendrapur from 11-13 July, 2002. Mr. Cole P Dodge, former Country Director of UNICEF, Bangladesh, facilitated the workshop. All members of BUILD other than Professor S M Islam and Dr. G S Fakir attended the workshop. Professor S M Islam and Dr. G S Fakir are currently visiting UK and USA.

Tag: Department of Architecture
Publish Date: July 13th, 2002

Angan conducted a Study Tour on July 10, 2002 of The Institute of Fine Arts Building, Dhaka University (formerly known as The Art College) designed by Architect Muzharul Islam in 1953. Students and the faculty of the Department of Architecture had the opportunity to visit the institute and its garden-like surroundings, which is a successful example of a modern building that respects its site and culture well.

Tag: Student Affairs, Relationship Management Office
Publish Date: July 8th, 2002

The three-day Orientation program for new students (Fall Semester, 2002) was inaugurated by Professor J. R. Choudhury, VC, BU in BRAC Center Inn on July 7, 2002. The program included an address by the VC, introduction to BU by the Registrar and the introduction to the Departments of BU by the Chairpersons of the Departments. The inauguration session was followed by a get-together arranged for the new students, teachers and administrative staff of BU.

Tag: Administration
Publish Date: July 6th, 2002

The 6th Meeting of the Governing Board (GB), BU was held in the Conference Room, BU on July 4, 2002 at 3 P.M. Mr. F. H. Abed, Chairperson, BRAC and President GB, BU chaired the meeting.

Tag: Department of English and Humanities, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Publish Date: June 29th, 2002

Based on a collaborative arrangement between BU and IMC, fifty one students of IMC (1st Course) are currently enrolled in Summer Semester- 2002. The students are taking the ENG 100, Foundation Course and CSE 103, Introduction to Computer Science. These are 3-credit courses, offered by the Department of English and the Department of Computer Science & Engineering of BU. The Classes started on June 17, 2002.

Tag: Administration
Publish Date: June 29th, 2002

A workshop on "BRAC University - mission and goals" was held at BRAC Centre for Development Management (BCDM), Rajendrapur from June 6 to June 8, 2002. The workshop was facilitated by Mr. Cole P Dodge, former Country Director of UNICEF, Bangladesh. Dr. G S Fakir, Director, Training Division, BRAC acted as the Co-facilitator. The workshop ended with the formation of BRAC University Initiative for Learning and Development (BUILD). The members of BUILD are Professor J R Choudhury, Vice Chancellor, BU, Dr. Salehuddin Ahmed, Deputy Executive Director, BRAC, Dr. Yousuf M Islam, Chair, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, BU, Mr. M Mahfuzul Bari Chowdhury, Senior Faculty Member, Training Division, BRAC, Ms. Sonia Akter, Lecturer Economics, BU, Ms. Lima Choudhury, Student Affairs and Coordination Officer, BU, Ms. Shreyasee Sharma Pati, Assistant Registrar, BU, Ms. Farzana Choudhry, Lecturer Management & Business, BU, Dr. Imran Matin, Research Economist, BRAC, Professor M Nurul Islam, Chair, Department of Mathematics & Natural Science, BU, Dr. Mohammad Rafi, Senior Research Sociologist, BRAC, Professor Abdur Rab, Chair, Department of Management and Business, BU, Dr. A A Ziauddin Ahmad, Department of Physics, BU, Dr. Fuad Hasan Mallick, Chair , Department of Architecture, BU, Professor Syed Manzoorul Islam, Department of English, Dhaka University and Major General (Retired) Muhammad Sahool Afzal, Registrar, BU. BUILD will conduct research and re-define the long term mission and goals of BU keeping in view the global, regional and national academic environment.

Tag: Administration
Publish Date: June 26th, 2002

A meeting of the Selection Committee of BU for the post of Lecturers of Department of English was held in the Conference Room of the BU on Tuesday, June 25, 2002 at 3:00 P.M. Dr. Salehuddin Ahmed, Deputy Executive Director, BRAC and Treasurer, BU, Professor Niaz Zaman, Dhaka University, Professor Kaiser Md. Hamidul Haque, Dhaka University and Professor Syed Manzoorul Islam, Dhaka University were present in the meeting. The meeting was chaired by Professor J. R. Choudhury, VC, BU. The Committee approved a list of teachers for appointment in the Department of English of BU.

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