Kunjungan Tokoh Dunia

December 8, 2009

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29 November 2009: Sekolah Sains Sosial sungguh bertuah kerana mendapat kunjungan seorang sarjana terkemuka dan tokoh hak asasi sedunia, Prof. Richard Falk. Beliau kini memegang portfolio sebagai Rapporteur Khas kepada PBB khusus untuk isu-isu bersabit hak asasi penduduk Palestine. Tokoh ini telah berdiskusi secara tertutup dengan beberapa orang tenaga akademik di UMS, bersabit hal-ehwal hak asasi dalam konteks akademik. Kedatangan beliau bersama isterinya adalah inisiatif Prof. Dr. Sabihah Osman dan Program Hubungan Antarabangsa, menerusi jalinan usahasama dengan Dr. Chandra Muzaffar.


Kadazandusun Chair and Community Service

December 8, 2009

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Recently, a group of 25 secondary school students from Kudat stayed overnight after attending a course at the Outward Bound School in Kinarut. The girls managed to fit in sleeping on mattresses on the floor, while the boys camped in tents in the yard. Click here to read more.

In another event, a group of visitors was very impressed with the UMS campus, and as members of the indigenous Dusun community of Ranau felt proud that UMS has a Kadazandusun Chair. They said that the visit had inspired them to encourage their children and grandchildren to work hard at school so that they could one day study at UMS. Click here to read more.


Bengkel Climate Change di Taiwan

November 29, 2009

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12-21 November 2009 (Tainan, Taiwan): Dr. Ramzah Dambul telah menghadiri satu bengkel pembangunan kapasiti untuk bidang penyelidikan impak perubahan iklim anjuran START (The Global Change SysTem for Analysis, Research and Training). Program yang dikenali sebagai Advanced Training Workshop on Southeast Asia Regional Climate Change and Health Issues telah berlangsung di Zenda Suites (sebuah premis seminar milik National Cheng Kung University). Seramai 20 saintis dari Read the rest of this entry »


Kadazandusun Chair goes International

November 27, 2009

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AP Dr. Jacqueline Pugh-Kitingan (Kadazandusun Chair)

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jacqueline Pugh-Kitingan, holder of the UMS Kadazandusun Chair, was recently appointed Adjunct Research Fellow in Anthropology, from the School of Political and Social Inquiry, Monash University, Australia. This is an honorary annual appointment.

According to the Monash University Council, adjunct appointments have been established as Read the rest of this entry »


Kejayaan Berganda

November 27, 2009

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Dr. Bilcher Bala (Program Sejarah)

Tahniah diucapkan kepada Dr. Bilcher Bala (Program Sejarah) yang baru-baru mendapat dua kejayaan berganda. Pertama, kejayaan memperoleh ijazah kedoktoran daripada Universiti Malaya. Kedua, kejayaan mendapat dana FRGS bernilai RM40,000.00 bagi kajian bertajuk ‚ÄúSejarah Masyarakat Lundayeh: Kajian Mengenai Asal-Usul, Migrasi dan Petempatan di Daerah Sipitang, 1945-2000″. Kejayaan Dr. Bilcher Bala ini sekaligus mencipta rekod unik Read the rest of this entry »


KADAZANDUSUN CHAIR REPRESENTS UMS AT ICTM 40TH WORLD CONFERENCE IN SOUTH AFRICA

November 27, 2009

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1 – 8 July 2009 (South Africa): Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jacqueline Pugh-Kitingan, who holds the UMS Kadazandusun Chair, recently presented some of her ethnomusicological research on the ritual world of the Lotud Dusun of Tuaran, Sabah, at the ICTM 40th World Conference in South Africa.

ICTM (International Council for Traditional Music) is one of the major world bodies dealing with research in Ethnomusicology. Read the rest of this entry »


Salam Idul Adha 2009

November 27, 2009

Sekolah Sains Sosial (UMS) dan Buletin de’ SinggahSini,


…. mengucapkan Salam Idul Adha kepada semua warga UMS dan kaum keluarga masing-masing.

Salam pengorbanan sejagat
kepada semua!


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