Kathmandu University News

Foundation Stone-Laying Program of Lungs Centre Held

editorial | 30 November, 2017 20:03

27 November 2017

The foundation stone-laying of Lungs Treatment and Research Centre was held at Battase Daanda, Panauti-5, Kavre.

The centre will be one of the first institutions in Nepal to provide primary and tertiary-level facilities for the treatment of lungs-related diseases. The centre will be divided into four components: asthma treatment, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) treatment, allergy centre and diagnosis centre.

The program was attended by Prof. Dr. Ram Kantha Makaju Shrestha, Vice Chancellor; Prof. Dr. Bhola Thapa, Registrar; Prof. Dr. Parasar Koirala, Chairperson of University Grants Commission (UGC); Mr. Madhu Prasad Regmi, Secretary of the Ministry of Education; Prof. Dr. Suresh Raj Sharma, founding VC of Kathmandu University; Mr. Bel Prasad Shrestha, former Mayor of Dhulikhel municipality; Dr. Rajendra Koju, Dean of KU School of Medical Sciences and other important personalities of Kathmandu University and Dhulikhel Hospital. 

In the program, the speakers emphasized on the quality service that Kathmandu University and Dhulikhel Hospital have been providing and assumed the Centre will be a value addition in the same path of quality assurance. 


Korean Language Course Completion Ceremony

editorial | 30 November, 2017 19:52

On 27 November 2017, the completion ceremony of the Korean language course was held in CV Raman Auditorium.

Ms. Eunji SIM, who was dispatched from Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) in January 2016, taught Korean at Kathmandu University for about two years. Eleven of her students studied Level 1 (Beginner course), Level 3 (Intermediate course) and Level 5 (Advance course) and received a certificate.

Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Ram Kantha Makaju Shrestha, Registrar Prof. Dr. Bhola Thapa, Dean of School of Science Prof. Dr. Subodh Sharma, Director of Student Welfare Dr. Ramesh Kumar Maskey, Member of the Executive Council Dr. Bim Prasad Shrestha, Coordinator of HMU Dr. Hem Raj Kafle, and Visiting Professor to Department of Chemical Engineering Dr. Kyunyeong Park attended at the event among a number of other faculties.

From KOICA, KOICA director, Dr. Hyungkyoo KIM, attended the meeting and talked about Korea and KOICA on the subject of "Why should you learn Korean language and Korea". H

Both Dr. Shrestha and Dr. KIM congratulated certificate recipients and encouraged those who are studying Korean.

Ms.Eunji SIM returns to Korea next month after completing her two-year tenure as a volunteer. And in mid-December her successor, Mr. Hancheon Lee will come and teach Korean in the University. 

KOICA has been sending Korean language teachers to Kathmandu University since 2010. The language volunteer is stationed at the Humanities and Management Unit.

Invitation to a Scientific Seminar

isms | 30 November, 2017 13:35

A scientific seminar is going to be held on the topic of “Global and Regional Air Pollution by Ozone and PM2.5 and Their Co-control” with the key presentation by Dr. Hajime Akimoto, who is one of the leading scientists in the field of atmospheric science, and currently the Guest Scientist at the National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan. Those interested in the topic are invited to attend the seminar.

Venue: Mini-auditorium hall, KU, Dhulikhel

Date: December 1, 2017 (Friday)

Time: 10 to 11 AM



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