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Jun
04

One Square Piece of Paper- Endless Possibilities

Mindfulness practices are those which make us take the time and the space to be aware of what we are doing in ‘the moment’, with no judgement or expectations. All too often, especially in the current pandemic situation with its social distancing and lockdown regulations, we are barely aware of the days passing us by. [...]
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Jun
02

Emma L. Conlon International Service Award

Golden Z Club of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo is the daughter club of Zonta Colombo 1. It’s 2019/2020 commitees’ aim was to uplift mental wellbeing in different populations in Sri Lanka. The international award, Emma L. Conlon Service Award, recognizes the project which best represents the ideals of Zonta International among 131 […]

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May
27

Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka donates 11000 medical masks

Dr. Wimal Hewamanage, Director (Sri Lanka) and Prof. Huang Wei, Director (China) of the Confucius Institute, University of Colombo received 11,000 medical masks from the Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka on behalf of the Vice-chancellor, Senior Professor Chandrika N Wijeyaratne on 27th May 2020. The Vice-chancellor stated that these masks are to be dispatched to […]

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May
24

COVID can help find a new model of thinking and living

Worldwide, the COVID-19 pandemic has made the lifestyle of people take an unprecedented turn. Sudden halting of close human contact, social distancing, even with your nearest and dearest take a huge mental toll on people. In a Sri Lankan setting where our culture is very much shaped by human bonds, the current pandemic has forced [...]
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May
19

Embracing the truth of Dhamma to rise above the COVID catastrophe

As the entire world is clouded by the COVID-19 fright, Vesak full moon poya falling on May 7 brings a beacon of hope to Buddhists all over the world beckoning them all to revisit the timeless truth of Lord Buddha's words transcending ethnic and religious differences, that 'every human being is the author of his [...]
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May
13

Change the cycle, Break a sweat!

Covid-19 is a global pandemic which has affected our day to day lives. While we work together to overcome this adversity, with the guidance of the administration, as the undergraduates of University of Colombo we prepared this small message for you. In a time where staying at home, abiding by the instructions of authorities, is [...]
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Apr
16

HEAL THE WORLD | Euphony Choir

Amidst this global pandemic situation, the choristers of Euphony; the choir of the Faculty of Science, University of Colombo focused their energy toward something positive to help people cope with the sense of isolation and calamity. May this melodious creation be a tribute to all those who work at the front line to save the […]

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Apr
04

Rakemu Api

A team from the Faculty of Science collaborated with the Sri Lanka Army to develop a mobile and web-based application, ‘Rakemu Api’ as a social responsibility project on the face of the COVID-19 outbreak. This application enables people of Sri Lanka located at any corner of the country to make online requests for essential medical/food […]

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