The late President Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi served as the longest Chancellor of the University of Nairobi between 1978 – 2002. The University fraternity will forever be grateful to him for expanding the higher education infrastructure to meet the growing demand for the University education in Kenya.
May the Almighty God rest his soul in Eternal Peace.
Led by the outgoing Dean, Prof. James Njihia, School of Business outlined several issues they wanted addressed. Key among them was delayed payment of Direct Service Providers (DSP), availability of lecture rooms at Main Campus, availability of office space for senior lecturers to enable them hold consultations with graduate students, recruitment of more staff to replace those who have been transferred.
This was the rallying call by the University of Nairobi Vice Chancellor, Prof. Stephen Kiama, on February 5, 2020 during the orientation program for graduate students. “Learn speaking skills that will be key during poster presentations, reading skills that will help you understand lots of literature regarding your research area, learn networking skills and improve your social linkages,” he said.
Speaking during the training exercise, the University of Nairobi Vice Chancellor, Prof. Stephen Kiama,
took the opportunity to thank the staff for their role in keeping law and order, protection of lives and
property. “The aim of this training is to help you write appropriate witness statements that will help us
arrive at immediate conclusion. Statements should be factual and help us arrive at conclusions
immediately. We are interested in knowing the truth, not fixing anyone. Statements should be prompt,
Canadian High Commissioner to Kenya, H. E. Lisa Stadelbauer, challenged medical experts in the audience to discuss emerging health challenges facing the country. She praised the 40 year collaboration that has since played a leading role in eradicating poverty, eradicating HIV/AIDS, eradicating STDs and trained many health professionals.
“Use your time wisely to get the best of this university. University of Nairobi made us who we are today. We are the best university in the region and in Africa. We are ready to avail all service to make your stay here memorable. Such services include security, counselling, career services, transport, sports and games among others,” he said.
Speaking during a public lecture at the University of Nairobi Towers on January 20, 2019, Prof. Pinelopi spoke on the effects of technological advancements like 3D printing and robotics. “Companies and multinationals that have embraced technology have been able to grow much faster and have been able to create jobs. Countries that have been able to embraced Global Chain have registered significant growth in the last 50 years,” she said.
Speaking during the meeting, Prof. Neil Emery, Vice-President, Research and Innovation, Trent University expounded on the nature of the collaboration they would love to see between the two institutions of higher learning. He noted that as Trent University, they are strong in research. Their research areas include soil pathogens, bio fertilizers, analytic chemistry, pesticides, fungicides and wildlife ecology among others. They have research interests in access to clean water, climate change, renewable energy and technology, hydrology and forestry.