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  • Sunday, 11 Apr 2010

Charity walk

THE Interact Club of SMK (P) Sri Aman, Petaling Jaya is organising a charity walk to raise awareness about autism in Malaysia, to create a sense of responsibility and to encourage teens to believe that they can make a difference in another’s life.

The walk will be held on Apr 17 in conjunction with World Autism Month.

The 2km walk starts at 8am and will conclude at 1pm. There will also be entertainment performances and food sales set up by the students.

The fee to participate is RM25. Besides helping the cause, participants will also receive a T-shirt.

Those interested in participating can do so by registering at the event on April 17 at SMK (P) Sri Aman at Jalan 14/49, Petaling Jaya, Selangor at 7.30am. For more information, call the school at 03-7876 5041.

Public lecture

UNIVERSITI Tunku Abdul Rahman (Utar) is organising a public lecture titled ‘The Transformation of Society through Building a Research Culture: Researchers as Nation Builders’ on Apr 19 at its Petaling Jaya campus.

Educators, education-industry related stakeholders, academicians, researchers, and students are invited to attend.

The lecture will be delivered by president of the Malaysian Association for Education Prof Datuk Dr Ibrahim Ahmad Bajunid, who will address the Malaysian education system, fostering of research cultures and researchers’ contribution towards achieving the national agenda.

Admission is free. To register, call Izad at 03-7956 7604 / 016-221 6942 (Izad), or e-mail izads@utar.edu.my. Alternatively, visit www.utar.edu.my.

PR seminar

WAWASAN Open University’s Centre for Professional Development and Continuing Education will conduct a seminar and forum titled Crisis Communication and Public Relations on Apr 21 at Berjaya Times Square and Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur.

For details, call 03-9281 7323 ext 125/131 (Mohan/Wang) or e-mail mohanankan@wou.edu.my.


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