An alternative child care project namely, One-to-one Child Sponsorship Project, is launched in Jimma University on 28th of January 2016 whereby beneficiary children and parents/care givers, sponsors of the children, representatives of stakeholder government sectors and NGOs, religious leaders and students attended the event.
On the meeting held on January 2, 2016,Jimma University Board approved the promotion of Drs. Fikre Lemessa, Markos Tesfaye and Yeshigeta Gelaw to full professorship. Before the approval a review process and decision has been made by the respective departments and colleges of the applicants and by the University Senate.
Jimma University has a long stayed culture of celebrating European New Year’s Eve with its Expatriate staff members. The New Year was celebrated in the presence of 120 expat staff members and their families, the President, V/Presidents and senate members of the university.
The Gloabal Knowledge Exchange Network (GKEN) of UK and Jimma University (JU) of Ethiopia in close collaboration with Addis Ababa Science & Technology University (AASTU), Satellite Connections in Education & Health (SCIEH) group, Alliance
Jimma University (JU) in collaboration with Center for International Health-Ludwig-Maximillian University (CIHLMU) and Jhpiegohas conducted an academic teachers training program in Hawassa, Ethiopia, with the theme of “Teaching and assessing Professionalism and Ethics in Health Professionals Education”.