MU VC moots proposal for appointment of four pro-VCs

 Mumbai University (MU) Vice Chancellor Sanjay Deshmukh has requested state government to appoint four pro-VCs for streamlining of the administration.

New Mumbai University VC receives brickbats for meeting Raj Thackeray

Newly-appointed Mumbai University Vice Chancellor Sanjay Deshmukh's meeting with MNS chief Raj Thackeray at the latter's residence here has created a flutter in political circles here with some parties on Thursday demanding action against the academician for his "unwarranted" act.

PIL on Mumbai, Kolhapur varsity VC appointments dismissed

The Bombay High Court on Friday dismissed a public interest litigation challenging the appointments of the vice-chancellors of Mumbai University and Shivaji University in Kolhapur after finding no merit in it.

Deshmukh promises to bring fame to Mumbai varsity worldwide

Mumbai University Vice Chancellor designate Dr Sanjay Deshmukh today said he would work towards making the varsity one of the best in the world during his five-year term.

Bombay HC asks varsity to reconsider Vice Chancellor's eligibility

 The Bombay High Court asked the Mumbai University's search committee to reconsider the eligibility of Vice Chancellor Rajan Welukar with regard to fulfillment of the stipulated criteria for the job.

PM Modi to inaugurate Indian Science Congress at Mumbai on Jan 3
PM Modi to inaugurate Indian Science Congress at Mumbai on Jan 3

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to inaugurate the 102nd Indian Science Congress here on January 3, it was officially announced here today.

Sound of Digital Music

Music production is an industry that demands versatility and offers diverse, lucrative career options. Sanchayan Bhattacharjee sings a different tune

Legal advice sought on Mumbai University Vice Chancellor's appointment: Tawde

Maharashtra Higher Education Minister Vinod Tawde said here on Friday that the government has sought all details from the High Court and is seeking legal advice pertaining to Rajan Welukar's appointment as Vice Chancellor of the Mumbai University.

Mumbai varsity VC was appointed without application of mind: HC

The Bombay High Court on Thursday ruled that the appointment of Rajan Welukar as the vice chancellor of Mumbai University reflects lack of "application of mind" and violated the criteria stipulated for the job.

Bar Council not bound to grant licence to practice law: SC

Pursuing law and practicing it are two different things, the Supreme Court has said and made it clear that the Bar Council of India (BCI) is not bound to grant advocacy licence unless an applicant fulfills the criteria laid down by it.

Tripathi Hindi Bhavan to come up in Mumbai University

The stone laying ceremony of Dr Rammanohar Tripathi Hindi Bhavan and Dr Zakir Hussain Urdu Ghar was held at University of Mumbai.

Prof Hatekar re-instated; to face dept inquiry: Mumbai University

Mumbai University has reinstated an economics professor, who was suspended by the Vice Chancellor for holding a press conference to criticise the functioning of the educational institution.

Mumbai University students, teachers find support in AAP

Students and teachers unions have found support in Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in their agitation at Mumbai University in support of a suspended professor.

Dr Sachin Tendukar soon?

The Mumbai University (MU) senate has once again proposed the name of cricketer Sachin Tendulkar for honorary doctorate degrees (honorary DLitt) in recognition of his exemplary achievement in the field of sports.

Ballet of the dolls

Mumbai University’s new certificate programme in puppetry is arguably the first-of-its-kind in India. Course director Meena Naik tells Prachi Rege how to pull strings effectively.

A class, not room

Mumbai University’s Centre for Extra Mural Studies takes learning beyond the confines of a classroom, making it a lifelong process Gauri Rane reports.

Mumbai University creates blood donors’ registry

University of Mumbai is creating a unique “registry” of student blood donors.

Mumbai University professors held for molesting colleagues

Two professors of Mumbai University were arrested for allegedly molesting three colleagues, including a lecturer, at the premier institution`s Kalina Campus in suburban Santacruz, police said.

Six detained in Mumbai varsity exam papers leak

Six people, including two Mumbai University employees, were detained in connection with the leak of engineering exam question papers, police said.

Thane Sub-center of Mumbai University inaugurated

During his speech, Welukar said that the new office will act as a shadow university.