June 2019

JU held Marvelous Graduation Ceremony

On 29th June, 2019 JU held a very colorful graduation ceremony in the presence of members of the university senate, other invited guest and families of the graduates at the Jimma University Civic Center (JUCC) of the main campus. Professor Asmerom Legesse, a prominenet scholar of Anthroplology with extensive research on oromo Gadaa system has also been an honorable guest on the event. A total of 2683 students have completed their study and graduated at the ceremony of which 343 are Masters and PHD graduates while 2340 are graduates at BA level.

Seventh (7th) Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Day colorfully celebrated at Jimma University

The 7th Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Day was colorfully celebrated at Jimma University on 21st of June 2019 with the theme “One Health Approach to Combat Anti-microbial Resistance”. The event was organized by Jimma University School of Pharmacy, Ethiopian Pharmaceutical Association (EPA), Federal Ministry of Health and Ethiopian Food and Drug Authority (EFDA).

Jimma University Becomes Member of the GRRN

Jimma University becomes a member of the Global Resilience Research Network (GRRN).  This network is led by the Global Resilience Institute at the Northeastern University of USA. Currently over 26 known international universities are a member of this network as described in its website:  https://globalresilience.northeastern.edu/network. With the effort of Prof. Argaw Ambelu through his research network, currently, Jimma University becomes part of this large research group.

Jimma University and Seven Oaks Hospital’s Chronic Disease Innovation Center (CDIC) have discussed and agreed to collaborate

Mr. Mohamed Abazinab, the official representative of Seven Oaks Hospital’s Chronic Disease Innovation Center (CDIC) and the Canada Wellness Institute (CWI), meet with Jimma University for the purpose of advancing discussions with key stakeholders regarding potential chronic disease related projects in Ethiopia.


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