Prof. Attiya Waris Appointed Ag. Deputy Principal CHSS

Prof. Attiya Waris has been appointed Ag. Deputy Principal CHSS.

Prof Warris formerly worked as Director of Research and Enterprises. She holds a PhD in Law and is a specialist in Fiscal Law, Policy and Development. She is an advocate, company secretary and arbitrator of 20 years standing.

Prof. Warris takes over position of deputy principal following the elevation of Prof. Mohamud Jama to Principal CHSS.

Prof. Mohamud Jama Appointed CHSS Principal

Prof. Mohamud Jama has been appointed acting Principal, College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Until his appointment, Prof. Jama has been working at the College of Humanities and Social Sciences  as deputy Principal in charge of main Campus.

Prof. Jama takes over CHSS following former principal Prof. Enos Njeru’s elevation to Deputy Vice Chancelor in charge of Human resource and Administration.

Prof. Stephen Kiama Installed as Vice Chancellor

Prof. Stephen Kiama Gitahi has officially been installed as the 8th Vice Chancellor of the great University of Nairobi.

In a colorful function held at the Taifa Hall in main campus and steamed online to a global audience, Prof. Kiama took oath office with a clear vision of what lay ahead in terms of spearheading the university to global academic and research excellence.

Justice Oscar Angote Excited about Historic University of Nairobi Online Exams

This was a first for Justice Oscar Angote!

If it were normal times he would be at the parklands campus for his final end of semester exams-instead he had to write his exams right from his office at the Machakos law courts.

“Although it was exam day, I had never felt so comfortable- I was going to after all sit for my exams in office immediately after I was done with work.” said Justice Angote.

UON CONDUCTS FIRST VIRTUAL EXAMS

Speaking during the preparations for the exams, the Director CASELAP, Dr. Collins Odote explained the steps and measures the Centre had undertaken in ensuring the exams were conducted successfully. All the secretaries were sensitized on how to operate google drive, they were also provided with a reliable internet connection to allow them to receive and type the exams.  A secure email address from CASELAP exam centre was also created to ensure the exams were secure.

Coronavirus: Unleashing the Power of Youth in Fight against Pandemic

Throughout this pandemic though, there have been countless stories of hope in humanity. Nurses, doctors, clinical officers and community health workers are risking their lives in order to save the world. Citizens, rich and poor have rallied together to contribute to the Covid-19 fund kitty set up by the government. Thousands are self-isolating in order to prevent spread of the disease in the communities. These are signs of hope and proof that we are all together in it.

Keeping Hope Alive: Prof. Bahemuka’s Challenge to the Youth

We are facing a public health crisis that has never been witnessed before in the history of the modern world.  Like a whirlwind, Covid-19 struck the world so fast no one seems to understand what it is that is happening.  In a single, ominous strike COVID-19 has killed thousands, shut down economies, rendered millions jobless and overseen closure of schools. Practically, COVID-19 has completely disrupted all spheres of our lives in ways we couldn’t ever have imagined before.