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Photo exhibition displays work of CMU students

Student Emmy is top in Thailand

Access times changed at Chiang Mai University gates

Payap University music festival celebrations for HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn

Photo exhibition displays work of CMU students

By Preeyanoot Jittawong

Three hundred works are on display at the Phom Lae (Look) Sit photography exhibition, organized by Chiang Mai University’s faculty of fine arts at the Exhibition Room on the ground floor of Kad Suan Kaew Department Store.

300 photos are on display at the Phom Lae (Look) Sit photo exhibition.

This exhibition has been held every year for the past four years and is an opportunity for students and lecturers at CMU to present their works to the public.

Photo works displayed are in various styles reflecting human life itself, ranging from nature and landscapes through to fashion and figure photography. The works of noted photographer Ajarn Kan Poonpipat are also on display here.

The exhibition is open from 10.00 a.m to 10.00 p.m. every day until October 23.

Student Emmy is top in Thailand

Tara Colen

Emmy Pattaramongkolkarn, boarding student at the Prem Tinsulanonda International School, has been placed top in Thailand in the Cambridge IGCSE coordinated Sciences (Double Award) English examination.

Emmy Pattaramongkolkarn studies at her desk in the boarding cluster at Prem

Emmy took the test along with her fellow Grade 10 students in June. The paper was comprised of multiple choice questions, short answer, and an essay, and covered science topics chemistry, physics, and biology.

The awards ceremony was held at Shrewsbury International School in Bangkok on October 7. Emmy’s parents, who live in Bangkok, were alongside her for the event.

Emmy said of her award, “It feels good. I studied for a month.” Her science teacher from last year, Gregg Kerr commented, “Emmy is a very special science student. Her teachers gave her guidance in focusing on the syllabus details. However, the hard work in pursuing excellence all came from Emmy.”

Emmy will continue to study hard because she hopes to attend MIT in Massachusetts, USA, or a university which focuses on sciences and engineering in the UK. She would like to become an engineer.

Access times changed at Chiang Mai University gates

Chiangmai Mail Reporters

As a protection measure against theft or damage within the grounds of Chiang Mai University, the access times at the gates have been changed.

* Front and back gates (beside the faculty of engineering) are open 24 hrs but from 10.00 p.m. to 6.00 a.m. only one lane is allowed to be used.

* The gate near the irrigation canal is open from 6.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m.

* Opening and closing times of the other gates remain the same as previously announced on March 7 this year.

Private vehicles and red minibuses that are not holding in-out approval cards issued by the university have to obtain a temporary card at the entry gate and return it to the same gate when leaving.

Members of the public are asked to report any suspicious behavior in or near the campus by calling 0 5394 1191 or 0 5394 2000.

Payap University music festival celebrations for HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn

Preeyanoot Jittawong

The Art and Culture Center at Payap University organized a festival of music on September 9 and 10 as part of the celebrations surrounding the 50th birthday of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn.

Chalermkwan Satree School from Phitsanulok performs in the Thai musical band contest.

Director of the center Rujaporn Prachadechsuwat said that 300 students from educational institutes throughout the North attended the event.

A highlight was the band competition that saw 20 bands participating from eight Northern educational institutes, using both traditional Thai and international instruments. The winners received trophies sponsored by HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn.