University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh

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University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (Bengali: লিবারেল আর্টস বিশ্ববিদ্যালয় বাংলাদেশ) (ULAB) is a private liberal arts-based University in Dhanmondi, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Founded in February 2002, permission to open was received from the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh in November 2003 under the Private University Act 1992.

ULAB incorporates the values of Liberal Arts and Sustainability into its curricula through its General Education Department and its Center for Sustainable Development (CSD). ULAB is a research-intensive University with multiple research opportunities for its faculty members and students. ULAB has its permanent campus in Mohammadpur within an eco-friendly environment providing facilities such as an open sports field, library, auditorium, student centre, transportation services, interactive court and other necessary amenities.

Schools and Degree-Granting Programs (UGC Approved)[edit] ULAB offers degree programs in the following schools:[5]

School of Arts and Humanities

Bachelor of Arts, English and Humanities (Honors) Master of Arts in English School of Social Science

Bachelor of Social Science, Media Studies and Journalism (Honors) Masters in Communication [6] School of Business

Bachelor in Business Administration (Honors) Master of Business Administration (MBA) Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) School of Science and Engineering

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering (Honors) Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering (Honors) Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Honors) ULAB has one non-degree-granting program, which runs the required courses to fulfill a liberal arts curriculum:

General Education Program (GED) List of vice-chancellors[edit] Imran Rahman (2011 – May 2017)[7] HM Jahirul Haque (2017 – 2021)[8] Imran Rahman (2 November 2021 – present)[7] Heads of schools and departments[9][edit] Ambox current red Americas.svg This section needs to be updated. Please help update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. (March 2018) School of Business = Prof. Imran Rahman (Acting Head) School of Science and Engineering = Prof. M. Mofazzal Hossain, PhD (Dean) Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering = Prof. M. Mofazzal Hossain, PhD (Head) Department of Computer Science and Engineering = Prof. Prof. Syed Akhter Hossain, PhD (Head) School of Social Sciences = Prof. Jude William R. Genilo, PhD (Dean) School of Arts and Humanities = Prof. Kaiser Hamidul Haq, PhD (Dean) Department of English Humanities = Prof. Arifa Ghani Rahman (Head) Bachelor of Business Administration = Muhammad Faisol Chowdhury, PhD (Director) Graduate Business Programs = Asif Uddin Ahmed (Director) General Education Program = Prof. Shahnaj Husne Jahan, PhD (Head) Research centers[edit] ULAB has nine centers which conduct research, run workshops and conferences; promote knowledge creation, and advocate best practices.

Center for Sustainable Development (CSD)[10] Center for Enterprise and Society (CES)[11] Center for Bangla Studies (CBS)[12] (original name: Center for Bangla Language and Literature.)[13] Center for Archaeological Studies (CAS)[14] Dhaka Translation Center (DTC)[15][16] Bengal Lights Literary Journal[17] Center for Language Studies (CLS)[18] Center for Advanced Theory (CAT)[19] Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL)[20][21] Co-curricular activities[edit] Clubs are the mainstay of co-curricular life and activities. ULAB is a member of Duke of Edinburgh's Award program.[22]

The Department of Media Studies & Journalism of ULAB also has apprenticeship programs for the students

CinemaScope [23] ULAB TV, launched on 27 June 2013, is Bangladesh's first campus TV channel.[24] Its stated purpose is hands-on training in television production and journalism.[25] Run by students, it broadcasts infotainment programmes and news bulletins.[26] ULABian Student Newspaper [27] ULAB Radio CampBuzz [28] Notable people[edit] Faculty[edit] Rafiqul Islam Kaiser Haq Salimullah Khan Muhammad Ibrahim Imran Rahman Azfar Hussain, Scholar-in-Residence, 2016 and 2017 Mohit Ul Alam, until 2014 Abdul Mannan Syed Manzoorul Islam Firoz Mahmud, visual artist and educator until 2016 Tahsan, Tahsan Rahman Khan, singer and educator until 2013 Alumni[edit] Morshed Mishu, Assistant Editor-Unmad, cartoonist, illustrator and wall/graffiti artist Bappy Chowdhury, Actor, nominated awardee Meril Prothom Alo Awards Konal, Bangladeshi singer who won the reality show Channel i Shera Kontho reality show in 2009