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Illiteracy and emotional intelligence

Peter Toohey :Rosie Berdich works at Varn & Platt Canning Co, Bluffton, South Carolina as an oyster shucker. Lewis Wickes Hine, her friend, was a photographer and would-be reformer who

Digital Overuse

Phil Reed :Governments around the world are beginning to talk about introducing legislation to tackle what they perceive to be a problem with the negative effects of excessive or inappropriate

Workshop on Research Methodology at IU

IU Correspondent  :A day-long workshop on 'Research Methodology and Conducting-e-Research' was held at Islamic University (IU), Kushtia recently. Institute of Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) organized the programme in association with

ACU representative meets DU VC

ACU representative meets DU VC

Campus Report :Aditya Malkani, South Asia Representative of the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) called on Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor (VC) Prof Md. Akhtaruzzaman at the latter's office of

IU Mphil, PhD admission test results published

Campus Desk :The admission test results of PhD and Mphil were published under 2018-19 academic session of Islamic University in Kushtia Friday, reports UNB.The admission test was held at

JU student becomes 3rd in 7.5km run

Campus Desk  :A student of Jahangirnagar University (JU) became 3rd in the 7.5km run competition organised by Bangladesh Youth Leadership Centre (BYLC) marking Int'l Youth Day 2019, reports UNB.Mahfuzul

NDF organises debate training workshop in Jhenaidah

Campus Report :A day long debate training workshop under the auspices of National Debate Federation (NDF) was held at Government Nurunnahar Women College of  Jhenaidah recently.The slogan of the

Dhaka University Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Md. Akhtaruzzaman inaugurates a day long international seminar on 'Mechatronics and Industry 4.0: Practice-oriented  Education and Training for Employment' held at Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban  of the University recently.

Dhaka University Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Md. Akhtaruzzaman inaugurates a day long international seminar on 'Mechatronics and Industry 4.0: Practice-oriented Education and Training for Employment' held at Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban of the University recently.

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SEU distributes relief among flood affected people

Campus Report :18 Members of Southeast University (SEU) Social  Services Club have recently visited Gaibandha district to help a number of 300 flood affected families includes over 1,000 people

KU Convocation in December

Campus Report :Khulna University (KU) authorities has decided to hold the sixth convocation of the university in the first week of December next.The decision was taken at a meeting

Cleanness drive for protecting Dengue outbreaks at JnU

JnU Correspondent :With the slogan "Keep our campus clean, everyone stays safe" teachers of Jagannath University (JnU) and volunteers of JnU Rover Scouts started a cleanliness drive from JnU

CIU holds 'Game of Presentations'

CIU holds 'Game of Presentations'

Campus Report :Independent Marketing Club under the Marketing Department of Chittagong Independent University (CIU) organized a competition titled `Game of Presentations Volume 2.0' at its auditorium recently. Participants from

NUB observes Death Anniv of Bangabandhu

Campus Report :Northern University Bangladesh (NUB) has commemorated the 44th death anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by hosting a meeting and a special prayer.

BRU awards best participant among officials

BRU awards best participant among officials

Campus Report :Md. Sarfaraj Alam, a Sub-Assistant Engineer (automobile) of Transport Pool of Begum Rokeya University (BRU), Rangpur has been nominated as the best participant for the second month

The Deepest Intimacy

The Deepest Intimacy

Samantha Smithstein :Many, if not most, of us enter a romantic relationship from a place of need. We feel lonely; we need company. We feel anxious; we need to

Making Friends Can Be So Hard

Making Friends Can Be So Hard

Nick Luxmoore :"My friends are my life! They mean everything to me! I only go to school to see my friends! Without them, I've got nothing!"As parents and carers,

Racism, Asian Shame, and Suicide

Racism, Asian Shame, and Suicide

Sam Louie  :When it comes to racism and suicide, one must consider the cultural implications that are at play that can lead someone to kill themselves. Racism is a

Childhood of a Leader

Childhood of a Leader

Jennifer Tackett :If you are an adult, and I asked you to look at a group of kids and tell me which one of them is the "leader of

Infants can pick out leaders from bullies

Infants can pick out leaders from bullies

Life Desk :Infants, by the age of two, have the potential to distinguish between the power asserted by a leader and a bully, finds a study, shedding light on

Research on Suicide

Research on Suicide

With more than three dozen people killed in mass shootings in Texas, Ohio, and California, many US politicians are proposing gun regulations in hopes of curbing gun-related deaths.Mass shootings

The Clash of Civilizations

Scott Atran :Part - IThe spread of substate and transnational forms of terrorism that target ordinary civilians for mass murder tears at the social and political consensus in our

Talking about Politics at Work

Talking about Politics at Work

David Burkus :I was raised by parents in a generation where discussions of politics or money were taboo to all but very close friends. (Of course, I've abandoned that

Bangladesh To participate In

Bangladesh To participate In

Life Desk  :Bangladesh, for the first time, is going to participate at the World Skills Competition 2019, scheduled to be held during 22-27 this month in Kazan, Russia.The National

Just Your Luck

Marty Nemko :Speaking to Harvard's 2019 graduating seniors, dean Rakesh Khurana asserted that Harvard grads don't deserve their success. Rather, they are the benefits of privilege, of luck.My reflexive reaction

People Living With HIV But Dying Of TB

People Living With HIV But Dying Of TB

Bobby Ramakant  :Every case of active tuberculosis (TB) disease comes from an individual with latent TB infection. And every new case of latent TB infection is a sign of

The Purposeful Life Healthy, Wise And Not Too Wealthy

The Purposeful Life Healthy, Wise And Not Too Wealthy

Susan Krauss Whitbourne  :The idea that being healthy, wealthy, and wise is the key to happiness has a long tradition and was, in fact, the title of a British

Aging and Exercise

Aging and Exercise

Dena Kouremetis :There are times I feel I must have blinders on. I have opinions about things (especially aging, which is why I started this blog) and wonder why

The Dark Side of Cell Phones

Glenn Geher :Humans did not evolve to live in large-scale societies. Being nomadic for the lion's share of human evolutionary history, ancestral humans had important ecological constraints on group

Invulnerables: The Origins of Resilience

Arash Emamzadeh :As I noted in a previous blog post on the subject, resilience has been conceptualized in five different ways: As good mental health, as adapting and adjusting

Eating probiotics likely to help prevent depression

Eating probiotics likely to help prevent depression

Life Desk :Besides keeping your gut healthy, consuming a diet rich in probiotics - also called as "good" or "helpful" bacteria - may help protect against depression, finds a