In a haunting parallel to the barges that brought the Black Death to Europe, an isolated cruise ship quarantined off the coast of Japan has become the symbol of the COVID-19—the disease caused by a novel coronavirus strain that has already taken more than 3,000 lives. Read on to learn more about the origins of this virus, and how it is gradually bringing the whole world to its knees.
‘Uncharted’ is a vivid account of the challenges faced by the author, Ganesh Nayak, as he struggles to quit an addiction that spanned his twenties, as well as a tale of his exhilarating cycling expedition to three different locations in the country.
On the morning of 27th September 2019, the SCIO Foundation, Manipal organised a career counselling session for high school students from the nearby Vidyodhaya School. Through their interactive talks, they disseminated information about career options and cleared doubts about future prospects in various fields.
On 13th September 2019, the Student Support Centre organised an evening of poetry and music with the theme—Conversations Through Rhythm. The event allowed the gathering to express their feelings, and talk about experiences that were close to their heart in a safe and supportive environment.
For centuries, humans have strived to find ways to use technology to help improve their lives. In the past few decades, as we have entered the golden age of technology, the line between human and machine has blurred further and further. Now, as we move into an era where the natural course of evolution could be disrupted by man-made interventions, our generation must ponder difficult questions about the future of our relationship with technology.
AIESEC organised World Café to provide a platform to students across all MAHE college to have an open discussion on some of the problems we face today. The event witnessed talks by faculty members and students, singing performances, and an award-winning act by ADA Dramatics.
Deciding on a career choice is a difficult decision to make for most high school students. With the aim of helping and keeping students better informed of the different options available, the Scio Foundation organized Veda, a career guidance workshop, that took place on 10th February 2019.
With the introduction of antibiotics in human evolution, the world finally found its cure for many deadly infections. But extensive use of these fueled the development of resistant microbe species. The 21st century has now become the battleground for the war against human-created antimicrobials and resistant organisms termed superbugs.