Yoga students bring laurels

Students of B.Sc Yoga, Shoolini University won the District level Yoga Championship held in Baddi on February 9.
There were two categories of competitions – group performance and individual performance. In the group performance a team of six students including Pragya Nidhi, Deeksha Chaudhary, Shobha Thakur, Deepika, Swati Sharma and Mona participated and bagged first position competing with five other teams. In the category of individual participation, Shobha Thakur, Mona and Deepika Chaudhady secured Gold, Silver and Bronze medal respectively.
The team will now participate at the State Level Yoga Championship.
(Anoushka Jain)


GHS opens Hairport salon on campus

Good Host Spaces Pvt. Ltd. (GHS), the company that has taken over the functioning of hostels in the University, has introduced the first luxury salon called Hairport within the campus.
The company takes measures to offer students a new-age living experience and to make them feel just like home in the hostels. GHS has a presence in multiple locations across India which includes Manipal University Jaipur at Jaipur, Woodstock and County at Bangalore, TAPMI at Manipal.
Speaking about the inauguration of Hairport salon in the campus, a spokesman of the company said It is a full-service unisex Salon providing hair styling, coloring, highlighting, makeup, personal care and many more”.
GHS, the country’s largest purpose-built student accommodation in association with the respective Universities, has started operating Shoolini’s student housing from December 1. The process has already started to upgrade the services for the hostellers.
(Nikita Sahi)


National Geographic grant for $ 59,930

Shoolini University has won National Geographic Grant NGS-64405R-19 worth USD $ 59930 for proposal : “What goes up must come down: Himalayan Upstream plastic waste solutions that minimise downstream marine inputs” with Katie Conlon, Fulbright Research Fellow Portland University USA.
Prof Ashutosh Mohanty, Director, Disaster Management and Climate Change, said the international project could promote Himalayan sustainability and expand our research scope to inter disciplinary water and waste management fields.

FIP scholarship to present paper

Dr Aditi Sharma, Assistant Professor, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, has been awarded with the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) scholarship to present her PhD work at FIP Pharmaceutical Sciences World Congress which is going to be held at Montreal, Canada in May 2020.
The work was done under the supervision of Prof Rohit Goyal, according to Dean Prof Deepak Kapoor.

2nd prize for paper presentation on law

Students of law participated in National Seminar cum work shop on Climate Emergency, No Time Left , Act Now in Panjab University, Chandigarh on 15th February 2020.Which was presided over by  Honorable Mr. Justice A K Goel, chairman NGT. Students were accompanied by Assistant Professor Ms. Anupriya Thakur who also bagged 2nd position in paper presentation out of 94 participants.

Fully paid scholarships for Taiwan

Registrar Dr Sunil Puri, who is also Dean, Academics, has said fully paid scholarships (including tuition fee and living expenses) are available for Shoolini University students. He said these are for Masters and PhD programme in Taiwan. Interested students should contact International Office immediately, he said. 


Research paper published in RSC

School of Chemistry, Shoolini University has got a research publication in a very reputed journal green chemistry (RSC) with impact factor 10. The work was started three years ago with collaboration in PEC Chandigarh, according to Dr Neeraj Gupta, former Head, School of Chemistry who said it will be helpful to increase the research perception of the University. 
Meanwhile, a manuscript “Monotherapy of RAAS blockers and mobilization of aldosterone: A mechanistic perspective study in kidney disease” has been accepted for publication in Chemico Biological Interactions Journal (3.5 impact factor). Its co-authors include Gaurav Gupta, Deepak Kapoor, Rohit Goyal, Poonam Negi, Kamal Dua.