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Sunday, 4 December 2022

News from NIA | Intercollegiate Tournaments organized by Nitte DU

The faculty and students of NIA participated in the intercollegiate tournaments organized by Nitte Deemed to be University. 

Table Tennis: 15 students and one faculty participated in this event held on 9th November 2022. Ar Jacob Thomas won the Runners up under the faculty category. 

Badminton: 15 students and one faculty participated in the Badminton match held on 15th November 2022. 

Basketball: 15 students participated in the Basketball match held on 15th November 2022.

News from NIA | Studio Wrap-up: Design insights from Bijoy Ramachandran of Hundredhands, Bangalore

Architect Bijoy Ramachandran who was a speaker at the NitteDU TEDx event shared his thoughts and ideas with the students of Nitte Institute of Architecture on 19th November 2022.

News from NIA | Award for Ar. Nihal Rahman

Alumni of NIA, Ar.Nihal Rahman has been awarded the "Rising Architect and Entrepreneur of the Year 2022, Karnataka” award and his firm N.R Achitects and Constructions has bagged the "Most Promising Architecture and Interior Design Firm of the Year 2022, Karnataka" award under Residential Projects & Commercial Projects Category 2022 on 06.11.2022.

News from NIA | Structures Workshop-II: Heritage Conservation and Adaptation

Heritage Documentation Workshop of Basel Mission structures in Mangalore. The workshop conducted by 2/3 studio compromised of lecture by Ar. Veena Choudhary on "Introduction to Heritage Conservation - Principles, Techniques and Overview on field of Conservation Architecture" followed by site documentation of heritage structures in KACES Campus, Balmatta by Ar.Veena, Ar.Kruthika Chillara and Ar.Nidhi Hegde K. The aim of the workshop was to sensitise upcoming batches of architects to understand and study the advanced structural, climatic and material knowledge represented in the architecture of the buildings and their relevance to form cultural identity and architectural model for typology of the said built.

News from ABSMIDS | Free dental treatment camp

The Department of Public Health Dentistry, AB Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences in association with the International College of Dentists and Primary Health Centre, Nellyadi conducted a free dental treatment camp at Primary Health Centre, Nellyadi on 30.11.2022. Oral health awareness was provided. 

A total of 18 patients were screened during the camp. 4 patients underwent oral prophylaxis, primary impression was made for 1 patient, 1 patient underwent try in for denture, dentures were delivered to 2 patients, 4 patients underwent extractions, 3 patients underwent restorations, medications were prescribed for 1 patient and 2 patients were referred to the dental college for further treatment.

News from NSAMEMHS | First place in the Science Paper Presentation Competition “Samvedana”

Akshara S, Class 10 and Anush Arun K, Class 9 of Dr. NSAM English Medium High School, Nitte bagged the first place in the Science Paper Presentation Competition “Samvedana” held at Dr. M Ramanna Shetty Memorial English Medium High School, Thokur on 30-11-2022. The competition was organised by Karavali Sahodaya. Nearly 27 CBSE Schools of Udupi & Mangalore Districts participated in this competition. We congratulate the young achievers.

Friday, 2 December 2022

News from NUCSER | Stress Management and Goal Setting

A series of sessions on 'Stress Management and Goal Setting' were conducted by Ms Pricilla D'Silva of 'You Matter'- Counselling & Training Centre on 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th October and 14th of November 2022 for I, II, III BSc and I and II MSc students of NUCSER. 

The sessions involved fun ice-breakers, understanding our body reactions during stressful situations, and skills to enhance time management and productivity. The Eisenhower box was explained to the students that helps in categorizing tasks according to our priority as urgent, not urgent, important or not important. Prioritizing tasks and managing time without leading to a build-up of stress on the mind and the body was also explained effectively. During the session, the students were allowed to meditate for 2-5 minutes at random intervals to teach them the impact of meditation on the body and mind. Meditation can play an important role in tackling stressful situations such as exams, submissions, family matters etc. The sessions were fruitful and empowered the students with a deeper insight into the working of their body and mind. The skills taught during the sessions will help in handling stress, improving productivity and caring for one’s mental health.