Welcome to the June e-bulletin, which brings you the latest news about alumni events and activities, and updates from across the University.
Alumni Weekend 2011
Friday 23 September – Sunday 25 September
Booking is now open for the 21st Alumni Weekend. To book, or if you need any further information, please visit the website or contact the Alumni Relations Office.
Early booking is advised.
Clinical School Alumni Reunion
Saturday 17 September
All MB BChir graduates are invited back to the Clinical School this September. The afternoon lecture programme runs from 3pm – 5pm, followed by dinner at Corpus Christi College. Please note this free event is open to MB BChir graduates only and we regret guests cannot be admitted. Book online.
A group of MB BChir graduates who started at Cambridge in 1972 are trying to get in touch with everyone from that year - either for a 40 year reunion - or to meet up at the Alumni Reunion in September. Please email Dr Joan Meakins.
Coming up in Cambridge this summer
Cambridge Summer Music Festival 2011
15 July - 6 August
Booking is now available for the city's annual festival of classical music, offering outstanding musical performances in some of the city's most historic buildings.
For more information and to download the brochure, please see the website.
CRASSH Conference: The Future University
30 June - 2 July
The current year's theme at CRASSH culminates in a major Mellon-funded conference at the end of June 2011: 'The Future University', focussing on its evolving character and changing concerns, especially in the digital age.
For further information and online registration, please see the CRASSH website.
Island of broken figurines
Why were Bronze Age figurines smashed, transported and buried in shallow pits on the Aegean island of Keros? New research sheds light on a 4,500-year-old mystery.
300 years of list-making
Personal inventories spanning three centuries are helping researchers unlock the mysteries of how economies edge towards growth and prosperity.
Luxury Kenya Safari
Travel exclusively with Cambridge alumni on a Kenyan safari this October. This nine-day tour combines the wilderness of Laikipia with the shimmering plains of the Masai Mara with an optional gorilla trek in Rwanda.
For more information please see our website.
Alumni Groups host an eclectic mix of events for alumni all around the world. This month they include drinks in Düsseldorf, an Oxford vs Cambridge alumni cricket match in Toronto, a midsummer evening walk in Berkshire and a canal trip in Derbyshire.
More details of the Groups and events in your region can be found on the Groups pages.
If you are involved in running a Group, there are still places left for the Alumni Groups Global Leadership Conference on Saturday 9 July, at Murray Edwards College. Please email Martyn Clay for more information.
Do you know someone graduating this year? Why not get them a gift from the Cambridge alumni merchandise range? New this year are graduation rings exclusively designed for Cambridge by Eva London and a leather portfolio that is sure to impress any new employer.
Visit our website for more information.
Now you can enjoy a 10% discount at the Crowne Plaza Cambridge courtesy of your CAMCard.
Visit our website for more details.
Madingley Weekly Programme
Join the University's Institute of Continuing Education (ICE) for its new series of short courses starting in January 2012. Each course will explore a variety of academic perspectives on a popular theme, with topics including "Sex and gender: men, women and social change" and "Crime and deviance: nuts, sluts and perverts?"
Chemical Engineers Class of 1962-72 Alumni Reunion
It's not too late to book your place for the event on 8 July. See the departmental website for more information.
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If you're feeling nostalgic about your graduation day, make sure you check out our Facebook page, where we will be posting videos and photos throughout this year's General Admissions.
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Video and Audio
See the audio and video productions that present the University's cutting edge research.
In this podcast, Andrew Wallace-Hadrill analyses the volcanic ash of Herculaneum and Clive Oppenheimer examines measurement, modelling and super-eruptions.
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