The Scio Foundation, Manipal, spread awareness about misconceptions related to menstruation and encouraged students to opt for healthier practices at Revels’19. Their Su-Khoon campaign kept the participants engaged with an exciting scavenger hunt and a discussion about an important matter which frequently gets shushed down and should instead be talked about openly.
Ganesh Nayak, an Assistant Professor at the Department of Electronics & Instrumentation, shares his journey of self-discovery in his newly released book that highlights his bicycle ride into the Himalayas, tracing roads not taken and his ascent out of addiction.
The Scio Foundation organised a talk on sustainable menstruation by Nishant Bangera, founder of Muse Foundation and A Period of Sharing. The talk focused on health issues related to the menstruation and promotion of sustainable and safe solutions for the same. The informative and interactive talk served the purpose of creating awareness about an issue which is often not discussed openly.
The Smart India Hackathon, one of the biggest in the world, was organised in MIT, Manipal on the 2nd and 3rd of March, 2019. It was a gruelling competitive coding event, which saw 24 teams from all over the country participate in the event in Manipal. The Hackathon encouraged students to work towards finding solutions to real-world problems that were presented by industry professionals.
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.
Mr. MAHE was the perfect amalgamation of fitness and bodybuilding and witnessed participants from several colleges affiliated under MAHE flexing their muscles and showing off their posture to claim the top prize.
The third edition of TEDx Manipal was held on the 24th of February, 2019, at TMA Pai Hall auditorium with an incredibly diverse lineup of speakers. The theme for the event was Cognizance, having a sense of awareness or knowledge.
Dr Shivakumar, a delegate of the Illinois Institute of Technology’s India office, gave a talk on the registration and procedures regarding provisional admission for Master’s courses in the university. The talk invited students of MIT interested in continuing their higher studies in the United States of America.
On 17th February, thousands of participants ran together as a part of Manipal Marathon−organised by Manipal Academy of Higher Education, in association with Manipal Runners’ Club and Udupi District Amateur Athletics Association.
Following the Pulwama terrorist attack that left the nation in shock, students of MIT undertook a candlelight march from the Student Plaza to the DC office. The march witnessed the chanting of slogans and a show of patriotic spirit and solidarity in the memory of the martyred jawans.