Tuesday, 20 September 2011

Media Meet 2011


Two day National Seminar - Media Meet 2011 which was held on the 2nd and 3rd of September, began with an inauguralceremony at 9 30 AM, held in the auditorium. The ceremony began with the lighting of the lamp for which the dignitaries, Fr. Vice Chancellor, Mr. Krishnaswamy and the Chief Guest, Mr. Harish Bijoor,
Mr Harish Bijoor touched on the basics of advertising and explored the present, past as well its future with special refer- ence to the representation of men in Indian media over the years.
The different events that were held during the meet were Ad-Centric (paper presentation), Adzap (Ice breaker), Ad making (viral video competition), iQ (Quiz), Pitch it Right, workshops based on ad photography, social media marketing, print ads, audio visuals, etc.
The key event for media meet was the panel discussion held on 3rd September which was moderated by Prof Anil Pinto. The panelists for the evening were Ms.SnehaIype, Ms.Valerie Pinto, Mr.VikramSood, Mr. VimalParathsarathy and Mr.VipulThakkar.
The Battle of Creativity truly brought out the talents and skills of the participants and got together students from various parts of the country in a sprit of harmony and togetherness.



Media Conclave:
The seventh Media Conclave was held at the Ohio conference hall at 10 a.m. on September 10, 2011. Research papers were presented by the Traditional Media team under the guidance of Prof. Naresh Rao and in the presence of the guest of honor Mr. Chandan Nandy- Chief News Editor, The Deccan Herald, Bangalore, and other faculties of the Media Studies department of Christ University.
Students presented paper on topics like: Community radio- A key to rural development, The perception of colors in newspapers and Are ads on television more effective than ads in print?

Following the presentation, the guest lecture was delivered by Mr. Chandan Nandy who spoke about the changes in journalism over the years. He stressed on the point that newspapers should be open to all kinds of ideas, story ideas, and subject matter and so on, hence stressing that the news from rural regions should also be given importance. He also stressed that journalism cannot be taught in a class and so, students should be asked to do extensive field work.
 Following the speech, Mr. Nandy along with Prof. Naresh Rao released special copies of the University news letter ‘Commix’ by the students of First M.S. Communication.



Transtalkies
On 9th September 2011, Transtalkies held the film screening of the Documentary film “Partners in crime” directed by Ms Paromita Vohra. Ms Paromita Vohra herself was present to present her film. Paromita Vohra is a documentary filmmaker and writer based in Mumbai whose films explore issues of politics, feminism, culture and desire.
Partners in Crime explores the grey horizons of copyright and culture in times when technology is changing the contours of the market. The film also  takes you through a story about art, crime, love and money which is running the piracy market be it a pirated DVD openly available of the pre released film or “inspiration” from old songs which is blended with modern orchestra and becomes a super hit.
The film was well made and it presented a serious topic with a little humor without diluting the importance of the issue, which was Piracy and ownership intellectual rights. 


Tuesday, 13 September 2011

GATEWAYS 2011


All the hard work put in by the post graduate students of the Department of computer Science has finally paid dividends. The annual national IT festival GATEWAYS 2011 was inaugurated by Mr. Tilak K,  Chair, University Relationships Nokia-Siemens Networks.  This academic year saw the organization of a festival that surpassed all expectations and boundaries.  This was propelled with a turnout of 34 colleges and 298 students taking part from across the country. Gateways this year saw the organization of events such as IT Quiz, Paper Presentation, Dumb Charades, Gaming, Web Page Designing, Best Manager and a lot more along with the added attraction introduced this year- Gateways Carnival,  made this fest more exciting than it has ever been before with double the fun, excitement and experience with its attempt to make its presence felt not only throughout the campus but in the entire city as well.

There was a festive feel within the campus with the Gateways Carnival being organized. It was also aimed to involve all the other Christites, at the same time spreading the festive spirit.  The carnival was filled with fun, games, pomp and show. A few cultural performances by the post graduate students of the Computer Science Department added to the success and colors of Gateways. With the organization team going all out in the marketing this year, the publicity of Gateways extended not only across the campus but right through the city.  

Monday, 5 September 2011

BLOSSOMS


Blossoms start with an Intra Departmental Cultural Fest and culminates in to an Inter Deanery Competitions. This includes Music, Dance, Literary, Art & Theater events. Under the above mentioned categories, we had twenty different events organized last year which are as follows: Rangoli, Triology, Cartooning, Pot Painting, Collage, Flower arrangement, Short story/essay/poetry, Extempore, Debate, Potpourri, Dumb Charade, Jam, Quiz, Indian Music, Western music- electric, Western music- acoustic, Indian dance, Mime, Street Theater & Proscenium Theater.
CUIM provides this platform as a way of recognizing potential talent amongst the student community within its campus. The scoring pattern is based on the involvement and participation of all students and faculty of the department. CUIM participates as a separate unit to compete with the rest of the deaneries including commerce and management deanery. CUIM includes all students from the main as well as Kengeri campus and give them opportunity to explore creativity and teamwork
For the last two consecutive years, CUIM has bagged the OVERALL WINNERS - TROPHY!
We are looking forward to a hat-trick win this year too..!  

Department of Management Studies is organizing a Panel discussion on HUMAN CAPITAL ANALYTICS

Christ University, Department of Management studies, stalwartly fosters the experiential learning through regular interaction with industry experts, professionals and learned professors from various institutions. It Endeavors to enrich students’ through organizing Seminars and discussion forums on current issues on regular basis. As one such initiative, we are organizing a Panel Discussion: on HUMAN CAPITAL ANALYTICS - The Missing Link: Measuring Human investment Returns And Industry Academia interface.

We cordially invite you to grace the occasion with your presence and share your expertise in the discussion. Also please find attached the brochure for your perusal

Date: 17th September 2011

Timing: 9AM to 3PM

Venue: Central Block, 10th Floor, New Main Auditorium,

For More Details

                      

Yours sincerely,

MFM program,

Department of Management Studies

Sunday, 4 September 2011

GATEWAYS 2011


Gateways, the annual national inter-college festival for students at the post graduate level
organized by the Department of Computer Science. It is one such platform and it is all about
innovation, competition and a portal to make that all so important connection with other
like-minded IT professionals. Gateways has been a grand success for the last 13 years with
participants raving about their entire experience right from innovation, organization and time
management of various events to the competitive spirit that the festival involves.

Gateways 2011 aims to reach greater heights with more events, a larger turnout and much
more innovation. The department has gone all out in trying to publicize the event right from
creating a Facebook page, to putting up banners and posters throughout to the city, in an
attempt to connect to as many people in the city. This is to keep in accordance to the theme
chosen for this year ‘Connectec’.




Events such as PERCOLATORS, BRAINOZAP, PROYEKTO LAUNCH, DECEPTRICK, WEB CASTERS,
POTPOURRI, MYRMIDONS and a lot more along with the added attraction this year- the
GATEWAYS CARNIVAL, promise to make this fest more exciting than it has ever been before
with double the fun, excitement and experience with its attempt to make its presence felt not
only throughout the campus but in the entire city as well.

With its variety and enthusiasm, Gateways 2011 is all set to sizzle and rock. The mega event
is scheduled to be held on the 6th and 7th of September, 2011. Please join in this function and
encourage the young bubbling minds.