to the June e-bulletin, which brings you the latest news about alumni
events and activities, and updates from across the University.
Take part in our Alumni Poll
Many thanks to those of you who took part in last month's Alumni Poll. As usual, the results can be found on our website.
As we are about to re-launch the 'Alumni Groups' section of our website, this month's Alumni Poll
is about Alumni Groups. We would be grateful if you could take a few
minutes of your time to take part, and if there is anything that you
would like to add in more detail, please email Anna Kay.
Friday 24 – Sunday 26 September
Bookings are coming in thick and fast for this year's
Alumni Weekend. Over 400 alumni and guests booked in the first week
alone. With over 140 separate events to choose from, including lectures
from leading Cambridge academics, behind-the-scenes tours of colleges
and departments, as well as firm favourites such as Come and Sing, book
early to avoid missing out.
Weekend isn't just about lectures; there are plenty of opportunities
for a behind-the-scenes look at many Departments, Faculties and
Institutes. Meet the staff and enjoy coffee and cake at the Faculty of History, explore the Lord Foster designed Faculty of Law and the Squire Law Library, meet up with old friends at the ASNC reunion and learn all about the Philips Machine at a practical demonstration at the Faculty of Economics.
Book online now!
In Cambridge this summer
Cambridge Summer Music Festival
16 July - 7 August
Book now for the 2010 Cambridge Summer
Music Festival! Cambridge's annual classical festival sees
internationally renowned artists performing in chapels, churches, the
Botanic Garden, as well as concert halls, in and around our beautiful
For more information please see the website.
The Long Dark - Kettle's Yard
17 July – 19 September
'The Long Dark' brings together sculpture,
painting, photography, drawing and prints by nine contemporary artists
from Britain and Germany. Taking John Ruskin's essay 'The Nature of
Gothic', written in 1853, as its starting point, 'The Long Dark'
explores 'medievalism' in contemporary art.
For more information please see the Kettle's Yard website.
Find out about other local events on our website
Fundraising First For Cambridge
Cambridge has become the first university outside the US to raise £1 billion in a fundraising campaign.
The total raised for the University and Colleges by
the 800th Anniversary Campaign has just surpassed £1 billion, two years
ahead of schedule.
All abuzz about petals
The amazing diversity of flowers is a
biological mystery that has long intrigued scientists. Dr Beverley
Glover explains how new understanding of petals and pollinators is
helping to solve the puzzle.
Alumni Group Events
There are more than 370 Alumni Groups
regularly holding events all around the world. Now summer is here,
events to look forward to include various boat trips, walks, a tea and
music afternoon, and a visit to an open-air theatre.
Details can be found on our Forthcoming Events page or by contacting the Groups directly.
Look out for the new Worldwide Directory of Alumni Groups which will
go to all overseas alumni with Easter CAM, and check out the new Groups'
pages on our website; both of which will be available from late June.
News from Departments, Clubs and Societies
Chemical Engineering Class of 1985 Alumni Reunion
Friday 29 October
As part of the annual 25th and 50th anniversary
of alumni reunions instituted at the Department of Chemical Engineering
and Biotechnology, we are happy to announce the reunion of the Chemical
Engineering Class of 1985!
For further information on this please see the website and if you would like to be a reunion leader for your class, please email Elena Gonzalez.
Get news and event updates from CARO on facebook
is regularly updated with news and events from across the University
and from our Alumni Groups. Through facebook you can also comment on our
news items, events and group notices!
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Check out our range of photos on Flickr
Lost and found
If you want to get back in touch with someone with whom you've lost
contact, CARO can help! Over the last year, we have helped around 200
alumni re-connect with each other. For more information please see our website.
New address? Update your
you're coming back to Cambridge this summer, make sure you have your
CAMCard with you! To find out where you can use it, or what to do if you
don't already have one, see our website.
New alumni merchandise range coming soon!
out for our exciting new range of alumni merchandise launching later
this month – items include mugs featuring the University's shield and
motto; a Cambridge leather travel set encompassing a passport holder,
luggage tag and bookmark and available in black and light blue;
telescopic umbrella and sports bag.
For more information please see our website.
Video and audio
See the audio and video productions that present the University's cutting edge research.
Of the world's 6,500 living languages, half will cease to be
spoken by the end of this century. 'Vanishing Voices' sees Dr Mark Turin
travel to remote corners of the Himalayas to study languages and
cultures that are at risk, documenting them before they disappear
For more of the above see:
Cambridge University on YouTube
Cambridge on iTunesU
Our Alumni Notice board
is now up and running, check it out for details of accommodation
abroad, upcoming projects and job vacancies! If you would like to post
something, all you have to do is email us
with details of what you would like us to post, and a suitable contact
number or email address for you, and we will add it to the Notice Board