Month: April 2021


1938 Ko Aung Kyaw was struck by a baton on December 20, 1938 during the third RU student boycott. He is a early casualty in the struggle for Burma’s independence. He was named “Bo Aung Kyaw”. Sparks Street was renamed as Bo Aung Kyaw Street. December 20 is […]

March 13

March 13, 1988 was a sad and dark day in Burma. It is a milestone in the struggle to restore democracy in our beloved land. The events on that day also contributed to the uprising on 8-8-88. The City of Berkeley in California, US declared March 13 as […]


Before the pandemic, NorCal RITAA used to have quarterly Face-to-face meetings. The photos were taken at a meeting hosted by Saya U Myat Htoo (C68), Chair of BOD (Board of Directors). U Myat Htoo plays the piano and ukulele. He wrote a parody “Lost Neikban Bohn (RIT)”.

U Htin Paw (EE58, GBNF)

Brief Bio Saya graduated with Electrical Engineering in 1958. Received two Gold Medals. Joined the faculty as Assistant Lecturer in 1958. Received MSEE from the University of Michigan. Upon his return to Burma, he joined UBARI (which had provided him the States Scholarship). Transferred to the Electrical Inspectorate. […]

RU Centennial (19)

My Videos My recent videos include Early RU Sayas Matthew HunterMark HunterSir Arthur EggarL D StampG H LuceJ S Furnival… Symbols of RU Mya Kyun Nyo Song by Maung Ngwe Hlinne (U Thet Lwin)Gangaw RU Centennial Facebook GroupSein Ban Reference in songsThit Pot Pin Yangon Heritage Site Earlier […]

RIT English

By Saya U Khin Dear Hla Min, I have been an ardent “fan” of your RIT Newsletter updates ever since you included me in your mailing list at the suggestion of (Saya) Des Rodgers many many years ago. You have made a great contribution to the RIT community […]