DOUBLE CELEBRATION FOR CDR POSTGRADS: LAUNCHING OF STUDENT LOUNGE & E-MAGAZINE
USM PENANG, 28 July 2022 – It was a double celebration for CDR postgrads when the Student Lounge was officially opened and the publication of CDR Journal Club’s first edition of their e-magazine. The lounge was transformed from an underutilized computer room into a comfortable learning space for CDR students. There is also a dedicated space for a food bank where the club welcomes donations of food. With the tag line ‘A space created by the students, for the students’, the transformation could not have happened without active efforts from the Journal Club committee over the years and cooperation from JPPA USM. The launch was officiated by the Deputy Director, Dr. Siti Rafidah Yusof who also the current Journal Club’s Advisor.
The club’s first edition of the e-magazine was a fruitful effort that deserves a celebration. Initially planned to document events organized by the club, the final publication seen expansion to include articles contributed by the students and CDR academic staff. The club thanked MPRC USM for their professional help in photography sessions. It is aimed that the e-magazine would be an annual publication, as a platform for CDR students and staffs to explore creative writing and science communication. The e-magazine can be accessed by scanning the QR code provided below.
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