In December 2019, when news arrived from Wuhan about a deathly new strain of coronavirus, hardly anyone could have predicted the worldwide pandemic that was on the horizon. As the nation comes to a halt and health care workers battle this disease from the front lines, the migrant workers and farmers have their own struggle underway.
IOSD organised an interactive tech-talk session between the students and Miri Rodriguez, the global head of Internship at Microsoft. The students were briefed on the nuances of working in the corporate world and the various opportunities available to them at Microsoft. The importance of empathy in a workspace was also stressed upon by the speaker as she interacted with the audience.
Two professors from MAHE, Dr Krishnamurthy Bhat and Dr Anish Warrier, recently participated in a research expedition to the continent of Antarctica. The MIT Post got a chance to speak to the pair and learn about their journey, their research, and life at the South Pole.
Lensation, organised by the Photography Club Manipal, offered photography enthusiasts a chance to showcase their talents through varying platforms. With attempts to challenge participants, the three events held under the category saw photographers take different angles all while portraying their best works.
Crescendo allowed the music aficionados of Manipal to show their rhythmic caliber on stage. As the audiences were engulfed in vibrant yet soulful music, the participants held nothing back to win the competitions. From Acapellas to Rap Battles, Crescendo allured to every member of the music community.
The Human Library showcased a plethora of people from various walks of life akin to books, sharing their stories. As the speakers covered topics ranging from mental health and loss to discovering oneself, it helped attendees expand their own worldview and gain novel perspectives.
Returning to his own college from a successful career in Microsoft, Tanay Pratap sought to impart his knowledge and experience into the future entrepreneurs and tech enthusiasts of Manipal. The event was a huge success as each member of the audience grasped something from the talk.
On the late Sunday afternoon of 1 March, 2020, RedX in collaboration with the KMC Blood Bank organised their first blood donation drive. With the hopes of garnering people for a social cause, the club held their event prior to the college’s much awaited cultural festival—Revels.
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