Broken bodies pay tribute to a bygone craze in 24-hr dance marathon
“One couple, and only one, will waltz out of here over broken bodies, broken dreams, carrying the grand prize of $1500 silver dollars”, cries actor Gigi Young’s character Rocky in the 1969 Sydney Pollack film They shoot horses, don’t they?
WorkCover and university renew safety commitment
WorkCover NSW and the University of Wollongong (UOW) officially reinforced their commitment to the safety of the University’s workers and students through the renewal of their safety alliance on 5 March.
Training police to better respond to people with mental illness
Police are not equipped to deal with people experiencing mental illness, writes Associate Professor Stuart Thomas.
UOW researcher devises strategies to cut salt and reduce disease
With the average Australian consuming around eight to nine times more sodium than they need for good health, public health experts are devising salt reduction strategies to help prevent diseases associated with elevated sodium levels, such as hypertension, heart disease and stroke.
Students solve real world business problems as part of iUnivative programme
Seven teams of UOW students presented their solutions to real world business problems as part of the Careers Central iUnivative Program on 28 February.
Students show their support for journalists detained in Egypt
Journalism and media students showed their support for a group of Al Jazeera reporters incarcerated in Egypt by joining the Qatar based news service's FreeAJStaff campaign on the social media platform Twitter.