Kenya Universities Sports Association (KUSA) League


Intense competition was witnessed last weekend when our men’s basketball team thrashed Kenyatta University’s Ruiru Campus and Daystar University 61-42 and 42-26 respectively, while their female counterparts walked over Mount Kenya University with a 20-0 win. The men however, lost to their subsequent match against Kenyatta University 38-25.

In 2005, LEGO, the Danish toy maker, took the technology community by surprise when they cheered the hacking of its 3D modelling platform called LEGO Factory. Executives initially fancied the idea of legal action as an archetypal corporate reaction especially since the company still struggled to recuperate from near bankruptcy.

Professor Munyae Mulinge (Professor of Sociology) takes a class of graduate and doctoral students through the steps of proposal and dissertation writing on Friday, February 17.

The USIU-Africa Language Support Unit hosted for this year’s first Writing Clinic on Friday, February 17 from 10 am in the Chandaria School of Business. The clinic was organized around two simultaneous sessions for undergraduate and post-graduate students.

Dr. David Mwambari (Assistant Professor of International Relations) delivers brief remarks during the Consultative Meeting on Identity, Violence and Social Cohesion in Kenya at the InterContinental Nairobi on Monday, February 13. Looking on are (from third left): Dr. Pierre Sane (USIU-Africa University Council member), Mr. Siddharth Chatterjee (UN Resident Coordinator) and Prof. Peter Kagwanja (African Policy Information Center, University of Nairobi).

Dr. David Mwambari (Assistant Professor of International Relations) spoke at the Consultative Meeting on Identity, Violence and Social Cohesion in Kenya at the InterContinental Nairobi organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) at the Intercontinental Nairobi on Monday, February 13.

Dr. Dana Basnight Brown (Associate Professor of Psychology and Research Scientist)

Dr. Dana Basnight-Brown (Associate Professor of Psychology and Research Scientist) made a presentation on "An Overview of Cognitive Science: Key Themes and Methodologies" to members of the scientific community at the IBM Research – Africa research facility’s IBM Think Lab, at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa.

Dr. Kioko Ireri (Assistant Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication) hands over 48 copies of Media Law Handbook for Eastern Africa to Dr. Sylvia Ogola (University Librarian) on Tuesday, February 14. Looking on is Mr. Daniel Okello (Principal Librarian - Acquisitions).

Non-profit German political foundation - Konrad Adenauer Stiftung -  has donated 48 copies of a new book in media law to USIU-Africa’s Journalism Program.

The Criminal Justice Studies (CJS) program in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences in partnership with the Kenya Professional Society of Criminology (KEPSOC) has issued a call for papers to be presented during the first ever Criminology and Criminal Justice Conference in the East Africa region to be held from June 15-16 on campus. 

On Friday February 10, USIU-Africa Alumni Association in partnership with She Goes Tech initiative held a conference dubbed "She believed she could, so she did STEM” at the USIU-Africa auditorium on Friday, February 10.

Dr. Marie Nelson (Lecturer, University of Nairobi) was part of the panel of speakers during the Black History Month Pan African Symposium held on Tuesday, February 14 at the auditorium. Looking on is Dr. Duncan Ojwang (Law Lecturer, University of Nairobi), Ms. Muthoni Wanyeki (Executive Director, Amnesty International for East African and the Great Lakes) and Prof. Macharia Munene (Professor of History and International Relations)

Vice Chancellor Prof. Paul Zeleza (third left), Chancellor Dr. Manu Chandaria (fifth left), Dr. Ella D. King, Prof. Beverle Michele Lax, Dr. Marie Nelson, Elimo Njau and Philda Njau (Paa Yaa Paa) together with the President of Black History Month 2017 Committee Mr.  Antonio Longangi and his fellow committee members unveil the portrait of Dr. Lillian K. Beam during the opening ceremony of the Black History Month 2017 celebrations held at the auditorium on Wednesday, February 8.