November 2017

Call for Abstracts (Waamicha Waraqaa Qorannoo)

The Institute of Oromo and Afro-Asiatic Studies (IOAS) of Wollega University and the Institute of Oromo Studies (IOS) of Jimma University are collaboratively organizing the Third International Oromo Studies Conference which will be hosted at Wollega University on April 13-14, 2018. Abstracts on a wide range of topics related to the following themes are required:

Graduates of Jimma University Received National Medal Award for Science and Technology Projects

Jimma University graduates of 2017 from Biomedical Engineering, and Computer and Electrical Engineering received awards for Science and Technology projects.

Unveiling Ceremony of the Book regarding the life and work of Dr. Tekelsion W/Mariam was held in Adama

On a ceremony held at the Adama Rift Valley Hotel on Saturday, November 11, 2017, the book written by Mr. Alemestaye Mengesha on the life and work of Dr. Tekelsion W/Maraim was unveiled. 

The writer of the book, Mr Alemestaye Mengesha welcomed the guest of honor Dr. Tekeslion W.Mariam, Professor Fikre Lemessa, JU staff and invited guests to the ceremony. He also presented a summary of the book in which he picked interesting stories and shared it with the audiences. 

JU students discuss Science and Technology, Education, Entrepreneurship and Youth Empowerment.

Jimma University in collaboration with the USA Embassy organizes a conference on the works and life history of President John F. Kennedy at Jimma University (JU) new conference Hall on November 09, 2017. 

Prof. Esayas Alemayehu, Scientific Director, Institute of Jimma University conveyed warm welcoming speech to participants and extended his appreciation to University’s council members and the USA Embassy for their role in organizing the conference.   

Jimma University and US Embassy in Addis Ababa Organized Exhibition

On the occasion of the 100th birthday of John F. Kennedy, a one-week photo exhibition is displayed at Jimma University to commemorate the late president of the United State of America, John F. Kennedy’s life and work. 

The Exhibition is opened on Thursday November 09/2017 in the newly built Conference Hall situated in the main campus of the University. Present on the opening ceremony of the Exhibition were JU Senate members, Academic staff and students of the University; invited guests, and guest from the US Embassy.

Jimma University signs MOU with Sector Development Study and Research of Ministry of Culture and Tourism

November 9, 2017: Jimma University signs a memorandum of understanding with Ministry of Culture and Tourism’s Sector Development Study and Research Directorate. The agreement is targeted at cementing strong linkage that results in mutual benefit among Universities engaged in training and research pertinent to culture and tourism, technical and vocational training institutes, research institutes and industries.

JU Graduated Students

Jimma University conducted graduation commencement on November 04/2017 in the newly built mini-stadium situated in the main campus of the University. The event was attended by University Senate members, University staff and families and friends of graduates. 

Delegates from Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) Visits JU

Delegates composed of four professors (Dr. Alireza Nikbakht Nasrabadi, Dr. Mahdi Mohammadreza Khami ,Dr. Farzin Leila Shahmoradi and Dr. Azadeh Shadmehr ) from the TUMS are visiting JU from 29th October to 2nd November, 2017.  


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