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SA’s effort to improve child health is having teething problemshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5664SA’s effort to improve child health is having teething problemsProfs Renée Blaauw & Lisanne du PlessisUnderstanding children’s nutritional status is important. Globally, nearly half of all deaths in children under five are caused by malnutrition.
Africa Open student and staff member win HSS Awardshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5661Africa Open student and staff member win HSS AwardsLynne Rippenaar-MosesKyle Shepherd, an award-winning international pianist who graduated with a Masters degree from the Africa Open Institute (AOI), and AOI staff member, Prof Christine Lucia, have been awarded South African Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) Awards.
Med student chosen to help ‘change the world’http://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5654Med student chosen to help ‘change the world’Wilma StassenA first-year medical student, Keaton Harris, is one of just 21 young people from around the world that were selected to take part in the Young Sustainable Impact (YSI) Innovation Program.
Tygermaties win women's and men's Molassesêr titleshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5643Tygermaties win women's and men's Molassesêr titlesLiezel EngelbrechtStudents at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS) showed off their talent at the recent Molassesêr competition – and proved that they weren't just bookworms.
Alcohol, illegal drugs can trigger self-harmhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5637Alcohol, illegal drugs can trigger self-harmAlec Basson [Corporate Communication/Korporatiewe Kommunikasie]If you use substances like alcohol and illegal drugs, you are at a greater risk of engaging in self-harm and other forms of suicidal behaviour, which are serious public health problems in South Africa.
SU Convocation elects 4 new Council membershttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5627SU Convocation elects 4 new Council membersKorporatiewe Kommunikasie / Corporate CommunicationsThe new Council members are Mr Charl Cillié, Adv Jean Meiring and Mr Johan Theron for the term 2 April 2018 to 1 April 2022, and Prof Joan Hambidge for the term 2 April 2018 to 1 April 2020.
100 Artefacts to tell SU’s storyhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5631100 Artefacts to tell SU’s storyCorporate Communications DivisionThe Stellenbosch University Museum is planning an exhibition to commemorate the centenary year of the University.
SU stakeholders invited to give input into new draft Statutehttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5617SU stakeholders invited to give input into new draft StatuteCorporate Communication / Korporatiewe Kommunikasie​​Stellenbosch University (SU) has released the first version of its new draft Statute for an internal and public consultation process.
SU experts honoured by Academy for Science and Artshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5613SU experts honoured by Academy for Science and ArtsCorporate Communication / Korporatiewe KommunikasieResearchers at Stellenbosch University are again among those who will be honoured this year by the South African Academy for Science and Arts (Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns) for their contributions to science and arts.
Legal industry discriminates against people with dyslexiahttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5589Legal industry discriminates against people with dyslexiaCorporate Communication / Korporatiewe Kommunikasie [Alec Basson]People with dyslexia (reading and writing disabilities) struggle to find jobs in the legal industry because employers draft advertisements in a way that excludes them.