March 8 is annually recognized as International Women's Day (IWD).
October 23, 2017
President Doumbia-Henry delivered the Keynote opening address of the Maritime Conference Bahamas 2017 that took place in Nassau from 18 to 20 October in the presence of the Prime Minister of the Bahamas, the Minister of Transport and the Minister of Education. The theme of the Conference was Connecting Education, Ports and People.
October 17, 2017
President Doumbia Henry was a keynote speaker at the Life Below Water Conference, 2017 that took place in Malmö, Sweden from 11 to 13 October.
October 11, 2017
On 11 October, WMU was honoured to welcome HRH Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden who was welcomed by WMU President, Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry.
October 11, 2017
On 10 October, the Sheldon Kinney Lecture took place at WMU, delivered by Mr. Christopher J. Wiernicki, Chairman, President and CEO of ABS. The lecture topic was Navigating The New Norm: How Technology, Skills and Expectations Are Shaping Shipping’s Future.
October 10, 2017
The City of Malmö has hosted WMU since the University was founded in 1983, and the annual City of Malmö Welcome Dinner for the incoming students was held on 10 October in the Old City Hall. The Welcome Dinner is the occasion when the new students are introduced to their local host families.
October 6, 2017
Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, WMU President, delivered the keynote address at the 37th Women in Shipping and Trading (WISTA) International Conference that was held in Rotterdam, The Netherlands from 3 to 6 October. The focus of the conference was on future-proof maritime solutions.
October 3, 2017
As part of aligning the WMU curriculum with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Class of 2018 began their first week of studies with an intensive Marine Environmental Science course that ran from 18-27 September.