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.

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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.