the March 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
Almost 1000 of you took part in last
month's Alumni Poll, the results of which can be found on our website.
research news appears to be something that many of you would like to see
more of in the e-bulletin, so look out for this new permanent feature
from the April edition.
This month's Alumni Poll
is about our website, so again, we would be grateful if
you could take a few minutes of your time to answer 3 short questions.
If there is anything that you would like to add in more detail, please email Anna Kay.
The Oxford and Cambridge Boat
Saturday 3 April
Can't make it to London for the Boat Race?
Alumni Groups around the world organise events to cheer on the Light
Blues - check the website to see if any are taking place near you.
Alumni now have the option of booking online for our events, please
follow the links on the individual event pages.
The Tempest On Screen And Stage
Monday 26 July
Author and lecturer Daniel Rosenthal (Pembroke 1990) will explore screen adaptations of The Tempest, in his pre-performance lecture entitled 'The Tempest on Screen'. This talk will be followed by the
performance of The Tempest in the wonderfully historic surroundings of The Old Vic.
Glyndebourne 2010 - Hänsel und Gretel
Wednesday 25 August
Glyndebourne on Tour's current Music Director, Robin
Ticciati (Clare 2001), conducts a largely new cast, including the
British mezzo Alice Coote and the young German soprano Lydia Teuscher,
in Laurent Pelly's
deliciously witty 2008 production of Humperdinck's Hänsel und Gretel.
20th Annual Alumni Weekend
Friday 24 - Sunday 26 September
The programme for the annual three-day event which
attracts more than 1,200 alumni and guests from all over the world, will
be advertised from late May onwards.
If you would like to be added to the mailing list, please sign up to register
In Cambridge this spring...
Cambridge Wordfest 2010 Spring
9 - 11 April
The line-up for this year's Spring Wordfest
features some of the best in contemporary literature, politics, history
Authors appearing over the three day festival include Philip Pullman,
with his controversial new book, 'The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel
Christ', Christopher Andrew in conversation with Sir Richard Dearlove
and the Queen's
Gold Medal poet Don Paterson.
For more information please see the Wordfest website.
Botanic Garden: Introduction to spring garden photography
With spring just around the corner, sign up
now for this one day, practical photography course and learn how to
capture beautiful garden scenes, plant portraits and close-up detail.
This course is suitable for beginners or more
experienced photographers, and any type of digital camera can be used.
To book call 01223 331875 or email email@example.com.
...and coming this
International Alliance of Research Universities
Join alumni of all ten IARU group institutions at an
exclusive programme entitled 'Cambridge: innovation and discovery' at
Delivered by some of the University's finest lecturers, the programme
draws upon the latest scholarship surrounding both historical and
current discoveries and innovations.
Please see the brochure for more
Find out about other local events on our website
Cambridge Wine Merchants
We are now working with Cambridge Wine
Merchants to offer CAMCard holders exclusive discounts both online and
in-store. Details of the latest offers can be found on the dedicated
pages of their website.
HAIR the Musical
Due to play at the West End from 1 April 2010, HAIR is a vibrant, quirky musical, which tells the story of a tribe of politically
active pacifists in NYC.
For a limited period, alumni are able to benefit from a
free upgrade to the best seats in the house (worth £65), when you
book tickets at the normal price of £49.50. Restrictions apply, please
see our website for more information.
you still thinking about where to go on holiday this year? There are a
few last places available on the Alumni Travel Programme cruise in a
classic Turkish gulet to the Islands of the Dodecanese from 12 - 26 June; and just one cabin left
on the perfect antidote to stress, a hotel barge trip down the Canal
du Rhone au Rhin from 31 July - 6 August, accompanied by Cambridge
early European historian Professor Rosamund McKitterick. All bookings
with the Travel Programme directly benefit the work of the University through a donation received from the tour operators.
events in March include a trip to a Hydraulic Research Station, two
Annual Dinners and a lecture by a Consultant Surgeon. For more
information please see our list of Forthcoming Events.
The Oxbridge Club in Armenia is
currently forging a relationship with the first political satire stand-up comedians in Yerevan. Please see our Group Notices page for more information and for details about what other Groups are doing.
News from Departments, Clubs and
Chemical Engineering Alumni Speaker Series
Dr Teresa Belmar, from
Unilever R&D in Colworth, will be giving the next talk in the series
on Friday 30 April in the Department of Chemical Engineering, New
Pembroke Street at 5pm in LT 1.
Department of Engineering
Read issue 9 of the departmental newsletter online, which features an article on the new Head of Department, Professor Dame Ann Dowling.
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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.
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Check out the latest benefits and
discounts available to alumni
Have you got your CAMCard?
Video and audio
See the audio and video productions that present the University's cutting edge research.
In the latest video, 'Sticky Feet', Chris Clemente studies the
mechanisms that ants and other insects (especially cockroaches) use
to stick and unstick, and also to walk down as well as up walls.
For more of the above see:
Cambridge University on YouTube
Cambridge on iTunesU
You should by now have received your copy of the Lent edition of CAM. If you are not currently receiving CAM, simply email us and we will add you to our mailing list.
800th Anniversary portrait
If you missed out on a copy of the University's acclaimed 800th anniversary commemorative book,
take advantage of this special spring offer and save £7.50 on the RRP.
Beautifully illustrated and featuring wide-ranging contributions from
leading Cambridge figures of every generation, it takes in all aspects
life and makes the ideal alumni or graduation present.