Category Archives: international

International pirates, a gospel, and a flying spaghetti monster

By Gemma Hall Pirates, a flying spaghetti monster, and a new religion celebrate International Talk Like A Pirate Day. September 19th is International Talk Like A Pirate Day. The worldwide celebration is just as it describes; a day dedicated to

‘Ice Bucket’ Challenge Draws Eyes To Drought Communities

By Rachel Lang. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is the latest viral social media sensation, drenching the Internet with footage of people partaking, despite severe drought gripping much of Queensland and the other parts of the globe. The challenge has raised

JCU Journalism department receives grant

By Sophie Dillon James Cook University’s Journalism Department has received a $10,000 grant for a pilot exchange project through The Pacific Media Assistance Scheme (PACMAS). The PACMAS Innovation Fund provides support to “Pacific stakeholders and development partners that play a

Young diplomats at JCU for annual international forum

By Caitlin Lambert The James Cook University (JCU) Young Diplomats Program (YDP) for 2014, took place on the Townsville campus for the thirteenth year. Twelve high schools from across North Queensland participated in a mock United Nations convention, each representing a different country.

New Research Paves Future Roadmap

An international effort led by researchers at JCU could provide much-needed relief to worldwide ‘conflict zones’ of ecological and infrastructural development. By Daniel Shirkie A two year, international research project has resulted in the development of a ‘global roadmap’ that

Students Travel to Thailand

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JCU students are embarking on a class trip to Thailand despite the political unrest present in the country. By Judith Aisthorpe