University’s Underwater Campus to host first public forum during Enforced Domestication Awareness Month

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The President and Governors of the University of West Terrier are pleased to announce the first public forum to be hosted by its underwater campus.

Participants in the forum will discuss the Piscine experience of domestication, including topics such as adapting to domestic life, how to stay yourself in a Human household, and dealing with the lack of privacy in a domestic situation. Other important topics will be how to detect deception in Humans and how to truthfully answer the question, “Do I have a false sense of security?”

The event will be chaired by Chitter Radio Literary Award winner Barbara Puntius Everetti, whose new book, “Out of the Fish Tank and into the Fryer,” was released in May.

The forum will take place in the underwater campus of the University of West Terrier on June 26, 2019.

Non-Piscine spectators are welcome to attend. Facilities will be in place for the non-Piscine to view the proceedings either through the glass floor on the university’s main floor or on large screens on the second floor of the university.

University to host three-part series on the relationship between economic difficulties and Animals’ vulnerability to enforced domestication

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The President and Governors of the University of West Terrier are pleased to announce that the Winston School of Business and the Livingstone School of Economics and Social Science will host a three-part series of talks on the relationship between economic difficulties and Animals’ vulnerability to enforced domestication.

The series of talks and debates, which will explore the relationship between economics and life choices, will take place on the University’s campus. The full schedule of events and participants will be announced in the first week of June.

The first of the series will explore the effects of economic hardship on the choices Park Animals make regarding not only domestication, but extra-hortulanial employment (employment outside The Park).

Participants will include faculty members from the Winston School of Business, the Departments of Psychology, History, and Political Science, staff from the Park Hospital for the Afflicted and Infirm, and staff and volunteers from Park charities, including LynxLink, CatsCare, Runaway Rovers, and Cautionary Tails.

The series will take place on June 10, 17, and 24. All events will be open to the public. Tickets are available free of charge at BilletBox.

University announces 2019 commencement speaker

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The President and Governors of the University of West Terrier are pleased to announce that Dr. Jagger Zebu will deliver the 2019 UWT Commencement Address.

Dr. Zebu, who holds the title of Professor of Mammalian Medicine at the University of West Terrier, has had a distinguished career since he graduated from the university. Considered a giant in his field, Dr. Zebu, along with his team, have made significant discoveries in the area of premature awakening from hibernation and in the origin and effects of Squeaky Yawn Syndrome (SYS). In 2016, Dr. Zebu and his team were able to pinpoint the location of harrumphocytes in Mammals, a discovery that he believes will soon improve the lives of many. His name was included on Eureka’s  “Seventeen to Watch in 2017” list and, in 2016, he was awarded the prestigious Eureka prize for “pioneering research and innovative experimentation.” The Eureka editorial board called Dr. Zebu “a meticulous scientist and a pioneer in harrumphocyte research.”

Dr. Zebu is only the second in the field of medicine to speak at the annual University commencement ceremony.

Cuthbert School of Journalism to host full day Month Without Metaphor event on campus

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The President and Governors of the University of West Terrier are pleased to announce that the Cuthbert School of Journalism will host a Month Without Metaphor event on its campus this May. The full day event will focus on the subject of Human values and the ways in which they are reflected in Human media.

Participants in the discussion will include faculty members of the UWT Cuthbert School of Journalism, as well as faculty members of the Departments of Human Studies, Interspecial Studies, and Social Science. In addition, journalists currently working in all areas of Park media have been invited to share their knowledge and expertise. The discussion will be led by Noreen, adjunct professor in the Department of Human Studies.

The forum will take place at the University of West Terrier on May 21, 2019.