Working with the Wonder Plant Seabuckthorn
Students at the Amritapuri Campus recently had a chance to participate in a unique activity with their Chancellor Amma. Huge bundles of stalk, harvested from the ashram rice fields, were brought to the ashram. The stalk bundles were threshed by the ashram residents, who separated the grain from the chaff.
Student members of Amrita Sanjeevani, the seva association at the Amritapuri Campus, put up a stall on the ashram premises a couple weeks ago to sell X-Mas and New Year greeting cards. The stall remained open during Amma’s darshan hours on Saturday and Sunday. Over Rs.
Over 2500 students from all 5 campuses of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham received their degrees today, at the 5th Convocation of Amrita. Nearly 50% of the students were women. About 60% received bachelors degrees, and the rest were awarded masters and doctoral degrees. The institution also awarded several MS (Research) degrees.
Mathematics has recently become the new “microscope” with which one can understand and study biology. At the Amrita School of Biotech, researchers are studying the phenomenon of wound healing and among other things, modeling it mathematically. Dr.