Kathmandu University News

KU and Investment Board of Nepal Sign an MoU

isms | 13 August, 2015 13:49

Kathmandu University and Investment Board of Nepal have officially agreed to forge into a partnership through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

The MoU was signed by Prof. Dr. Bhola Thapa, Registrar of KU, and Mr. Radhesh Pant, CEO of Investment Board, in the presence of Prof. Dr. Ram Kantha Makaju Shrstha, Vice Chancellor of KU. 


The MoU signing took place on 11 August 2015 in a special function organized at the Office of Investment Board, New Baneswar.


Prof. Dr. Mohan Bikram Gewali, Dean of School of Science, Prof. Dr. Bim Prasad Shrestha, Associate Dean for Research at School of Engineering, Dr. Rajendra Koju, Associate Dean of School of Medical Science, Dr. Manish Pokharel, Head of Department of Computer Science and Engineering, and a number of high level officials from Investment Board attended the program.

KUSoEd PhD Thesis Selected for an International Award

editorial | 13 August, 2015 08:33

The PhD thesis of Prakash C Bhattarai, a recent PhD completer from School of Education, has been selected for the 2015 Paul T. Begley Award.

The thesis is entitled Ethical Leadership in Nepali Technical and Vocational Education and Training Schools: A Convergent Mixed Methods Study.

The award will be presented by Consortium for the Study of Leadership and Ethics in Education (CSLEE) at its 20th Annual Conference (website:http://sites.psu.edu/cslee20/) to be held at the Nittany Lion Inn in University Park, Pennsylvania from October 15-17, 2015. The Awards ceremony will be held on Friday, October 16.

This award is given annually to a recently completed thesis for its contributions to the field of values, ethics, and leadership in education.

Opening Ceremony and Workshop of KOICA-APP program with SNU

editorial | 13 August, 2015 06:17

KOICA-APP program, a collaborative research program between KU and Seoul National University (SNU), organized an opening ceremony and workshop on August 4 and 5 at the main campus, Dhulikhel. The program was jointly launched by His Excellency Mr. Yong Jin Choe,  Korean Ambassador to Nepal,  and Prof. Dr. Bhola Thapa Registrar, KU.




This academic partnership program aims to establish  KS B &W Center at KU for industrialization of the natural resources of Nepal.

During the project opening ceremony His Excellency Mr.  Choe, and Prof. Thapa, Prof. Mohan Bikram Gewali, Dean of School of Science, KU, and Prof. Byung Gee Kim of SNU highlighted the significance of the KOICA-APP program.

The opening ceremony was followed by a workshop on the water and bio-project of KS B &W Center. Speakers from KU, SNU, Government of Nepal and the industry shed lights on the importance of water and the natural resources for industrialization in Nepal.




Extension of the Deadline for Application to Masters in Mechanical Engineering

isms | 13 August, 2015 04:46

The deadline for submitting the application form for Masters Program in Mechanical Engineering has been extended till 31 August 2015.


The detail about the program and key dates can be found at  http://www.ku.edu.np/mech/Welcome.html.

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