Conference : Departments of
Chemistry and Physics are going to jointly organise an International
conference in the month of January 2009 and it is expected that a few Nobel
Prize winners would attend this conference.
M. S. W. classes began
: The University has started
M.S.W. course from this academic year and 22 Students have taken admission
to this course. At present, Dr. R. B. Patil Professor of Sociology is the
Co-ordinator of the course. The M.S.W. classes have begun in the second week
of August 2008.
Visiting Lecture Series :Professor and prominent critic Mr. Digmbar Padhye and well-
known dramatist Professor Datta Bhagat delivered a series of lectures on
‘Sociology and Literature ‘ and ‘ Modern Marathi Literature’ under the
visiting professor scheme on 13th Aug to 29th Aug in
Appointment of Dr. P.A.
Attar as Professor & Head of English Department : Prof. Dr. P. A. Attar has been appointed as Head of English
Department in Shivaji University Kolhapur. Dr Attar has worked as a lecturer
for 25 years. After there he has also worked as Principal in
S.C.College,Kotoli for last two years.
Drama performance on Einstein :
A performance of the play Einstein by Gabrial Emanual was
held on 10th Sept 2008
at V. S. Khandekar Bhasha Bhavan. This Drama was translated by Sharad Navare.
The play was directed and acted by Sharad Bhuthadia.
Publication of the
book : “Shivaji University: Innovation and change”:
A book prepared by shivaji University
“Shivaji University innovation and Change” was published on 15th
The book was released by Dr. M. M. Salunkhe who explained the philosophy of
change that was responsible for the progress of the University. He thanked
all the members of the editorial board for preparing the book in time.
celebrated : The students of Dr.
Appasaheb Pawar Bhavan of the University organised the Ganesh festival in
the University. As a part of the festival the students organised lectures in
the evening in which prominent speakers were: Dr. B. M. Hirdekar, Controller
of Examinations, Dr. Rajendra Kankariya, Registrar and Dr. Ashok Chousalkar,
Head Deptt. of Political Science of the University Dr. S.S. Mahajan Commerce
Deptt. Students also organised cultural program & competitions on this
Dr. Rohini Tukdev’s
participation in an International Seminar:
Dr. Rohini Tukdev, Department of Marathi,
Kasturbai Walchand College
, Sangli presented a paper entitled “Between Colonial and National Marathi
Novel : Commemorating resistance of 1857” at international seminar,organized
by Aberdeen University of,Scotland (U.K). The seminar was held from 8th
July to 10th July 2008. The seminar was organized on the theme, ‘The Novel
and Its Border.’ In this seminar scholars from distinguished countries
presented their papers. In her paper Dr.Rohini Tukdev discussed various
aspects of novel.
Dr. G.M. Pawar honored with
A.K. Priyolkar Award: Dr.G.M.Pawar a leading critic of Marathi and Professor and
Ex- Head of the Marathi
Kolhapur, has been conferred with A.K.Priyolkar Award by
University. A.K.Priyolkar was a prominent research scholar in Linguistics of
Nineteenth Century and Medieval Literature in Marathi. The award is
conferred to commemorate his work and memories. It is conferred every year
to the research scholars who have been contributing to the field of research
in Literature. Dr. G.M.Pawar is also honored for his work entitled ‘Maharshi
Vitthal Ramaji Shinde : Life and Work’.
Meet of the Alumni :
A meet of the Alumni of the Marathi Department was organized.
The chief guest for the function was a leading dramatist Professor Datta
Bhagat. Dr. A. A. Dange the B.C.U.D. Director.Shivaji University,Kolhapur
presided over the function. Actor Sanjay Mohite, former student of the
Department was to elicited eliciated for his recent achievement of
Maharashtra Times Natya Gaourov Purskar.
implements to all the departments :
Shivaji University has taken initiative to introduce flexibility. As part of
it University has decided to introduce semester system to all the
departments. The semester system was applicable to the science departments,
but now Arts, Commerce & Social Science departments have also been
included in the scheme. This scheme will facilitate minute study of all
subjects by the students. Under this scheme continuous internal assessment
of the students would be done. Similarly the syllabus of the courses would
be changed according to changing circumstances.
The student’s of Shivaji
use bicycle in University campus :
Shivaji University has
decided to purchase 500 bicycles, which would be used by students & faculty
to travel within the university campus. Shivaji University has a huge campus
& roads of 150 km. walking from one department to the other, is a tedious
job. Hence Hon. Vice Chancellor has decided to give bicycles to the students
for the use within the campus. This will also help to protect the
environment of the campus.
The Department of Law
organised two lectures of Mr. Sharad Mirashi on Municipal Administration and
Anti corruption movement on 13th and 16th of Sept.
Dr. V.G. Nandealkar an
eminent professor of Political Science from Pune delivered a lecture on
Indian Administration to the students of pre IAS coaching of the University
on 13th Sept. 2008.
A congregation of fast and
present students from Solapur was organised on 31st Aug. 2008,
Dr. S. H. Pawar Vice-Chancellor, D.Y. Patil University and Mr. Ranjitsniga
Mohite-Patil, MLC were present on the occasion.
A congregate on of past
and present students of Sangli, Satara, Kolhapur and Solapur was organised
on 31st Aug. 2008 Shri Vinay Kore, Minister for Unconventional
Energy inaugurated the program. Shri Yuraj Sambhajiraje Chhatrapati Chaired
the Program. Dr. Milind Mankar demonstrated hypnotism to the students, who
well attended the congregation.