In the News
Honourable Vice President of India inaugurates Moturi Satyanarayana Centre for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences at Krea University
The Honourable Vice President of India Shri. M. Venkaiah Naidu, inaugurated the Moturi Satyanarayana Centre for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences at Krea University on Wednesday, 08 September 2021. The official inauguration event was hosted at Raj Bhavan in Chennai.
Moturi Satyanarayana Centre for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences aims to promote scholarship in the humanities and social sciences. The centre commemorates the life and legacy of veteran freedom fighter, Member of the Constituent Assembly, the Provisional Parliament two-time Rajya Sabha MP, Shri. Moturi Satyanarayana.
Dr Mahesh Rangarajan, Vice Chancellor of Krea University explained that, “While aligned with and integral to Krea’s larger vision and mission, Moturi Satyanarayana Centre for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences aims to create a centre of academic excellence. The scholarship, exchange and dialogue within and by the centre will help promote a vibrant intellectual milieu both within and beyond Krea. Research is vital to our future and the work done here will help think about the past and present in preparation for a better future.”
Speaking at the inauguration, The Honourable Vice President said, “Today I commend the management, staff and all those associated with this momentous milestone in Krea’s journey synonymous with quality education in Humanities and Social Studies. Named after the eminent son of India, Shri. Moturi Satyanarayana, I am certain this centre with its academic rigor and quality will be a transformative and engaging hub of teaching and learning.”
Is sustainable tech like EV really sustainable? – Climate Physicist and Professor at Krea University, Chirag Dhara co-authors an opinion article for ‘Scientific American’
Prof Chirag Dhara, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies at Krea University, co-authored an opinion piece on sustainable technology. In this analysis, the authors delve deeper into the EV paradigm and question its ‘sustainability’. Originally published in the popular science magazine Scientific American, the article was republished in the digital news site Scroll.in.
Read the article here: https://scroll.in/article/999108/in-an-infinite-growth-paradigm-even-electric-vehicles-will-remain-utterly-unsustainable
LEAD at Krea University signed an MoU with WE Hub Hyderabad on the occasion of International Women’s Day, 2021, with Executive Director Sharon Buteau present to seal the partnership. The event was held at WE Hub headquarters in the presence of Deepthi Ravula, Founder-CEO, WE Hub, and Mr Jayesh Ranjan, IAS, Principal Secretary to the Government of Telangana, IT E & C department. WE Hub is a first of its kind state-led incubator under the Government of Telangana, working to foster and promote women entrepreneurship. The partnership will produce a series of research outputs on the support mechanisms and challenges prevalent in Telangana for women entrepreneurs. This research engagement will eventually inform policy-making for women-entrepreneurs.
‘Online and Downloadable: Writing Pedagogies in the Pandemic’, the Centre for Writing and Pedagogy’s inaugural conference concluded on 12 and 13 February 2021. Close to 700 participants
“Marketing has moved from Brand-led to Category-led,” says Shiv Shivakumar, Management Thinker at IFMR Graduate School of Business’ Marketing Conclave
Giving the keynote at the virtual conference ‘Inside Marketing 2021’ organised by the IFMR Graduate School of Business (IFMR GSB), Krea University, management thinker and
Krea University opened its Early Action round to Undergraduate admissions on 19 October 2020 and this round closes on 20 November 2020. The Early Action Round is the shortest application window in the admissions cycle, and offers significant benefits to applicants who like to plan early.