to the November e-bulletin, which brings you the latest news about
alumni events and activities, and updates from across the University.
The Magic of Wimbledon
Saturday 7 May
Walk in the footsteps of champions with
exclusive behind-the-scenes tours exploring the grounds. Visit Centre
Court and Court No. 1 and catch a glimpse of areas usually reserved for
competitors. Includes a three course meal in the state
of the art museum in the company of the incoming Chairman, Philip Brook
Capturing the wonder of Alumni Weekend, our new
video shows you some of the fascinating lectures and tours that took
place at this year's Alumni Weekend, giving you an idea of the sort of
events you can look forward to next year.
Alumni Weekend photo competition winner
We are very grateful to everyone who submitted
their favourite Alumni Weekend photos and are delighted to announce that
the winner is Dorothy Newsholme-Davies (Newnham 1979) with her photo
entitled 'Newnham Footprints'.
Dorothy receives a free weekend registration to next year's event.
wonderful to come to Cambridge in the autumn - with its memories of the
start of a fresh new year. You can sense the excitement, the feeling of
a new beginning. And the feeling of coming home.
I had walked across the lawns at Newnham with a
Cambridge friend in the early morning mist. I turned back and took this
photo. Only when I saw it later did I notice the two sets of footprints.
So this photo represents Cambridge friends and Cambridge autumns - which
is what Alumni Weekend has given me."
In Cambridge this Autumn
Cambridge Winter Wordfest 2010
Look out for the literary winter warmer
from Cambridge Wordfest.
Whether you come to see Allison Pearson and Natasha Walter, Captain
Kevin Ivison, Armistead Maupin, Hilary Spurling, Jeanette Winterson,
Kate Mosse, Steven Berkoff, the Speakeasy or the finalists of the BBC
National Short Story Award, you will come in from the Cambridge cold and
into the warmth of a delectable slice of literary goodness.
Contact the ADC Theatre Box Office to secure your place at the finest of literary festivals.
Cambridge Contemporary Dance (CCD)
Friday 3 December
For one night only, CCD's acclaimed
dancers will perform an uplifting short programme of newly-commissioned
work set to favourite seasonal music such as Ave Maria, Silent Night and
Vivaldi's Gloria. They will be joined by Full Score Choir, pianist
David Earl, and cellist Jon Fistein.
Success for Cambridge graduates at the World Rowing Championships
Congratulations to Annie Vernon (Downing
2001) who won gold in the women's quadruple sculls, Anna Watkins
(Newnham 2001) who won gold in the women's double sculls and Tom Ransley
(Hughes Hall 2007) who won silver in the men's eight.
Reading the world's oldest libraries
Examples of the world's oldest science and
literature - 2,500-year-old clay writing tablets - hold clues as to how
ancient scholars acquired and used knowledge.
Mobile communications for medicine
In collaboration with China Mobile, a new
study is examining the potential of mobile phones to deliver healthcare
in China and worldwide.
searching for the perfect gift for a fellow graduate or current
student? New items at the online Cambridge Alumni Shop include an
exclusive 100% silk alumni tie in Cambridge blue, with the University
shield embroidered in full colour. We also have the popular earthenware
mugs, available in red or Cambridge blue, with the University motto.
You can view and purchase items from our online store.
Note: last order date for a UK
Christmas delivery is 17 December. For information on overseas delivery
call 0800 0612207 (freephone) from within the UK; +44(0)207 3756470 from
the festive season approaches many of our Alumni Groups are hosting
events, for example, the Oxford and Cambridge Club of Beijing will be
holding a Christmas Charity Ball.
To see what other Alumni Groups are doing see our Forthcoming Events section.
If you are not currently a member of an Alumni Group then why not check the Alumni Worldwide Directory, to see if there is an Alumni Group
near you. If you find that there is no Alumni Group in your area then
maybe you could consider starting one up? If you would like to know
more about joining or starting up an Alumni Group please contact Jan Pudney.
News from Departments
Chemical Engineering & Biotechnology distinguished IChemE visit
IChemE President and alumnus Dr Des King will
be giving a talk on 'Energy, Carbon, Renewables and the Chemical
Engineer' at 11am on 3 December in the Department. This is open to all
Department members including alumni. If you are interested in coming
email Elena Gonzalez or call +44 (0)1223 762587.
The latest Department of Engineering newsletter is now available online.
Alumni Travel Programme
The new 2011 Alumni Travel Programme brochure is now out. Download it, search for a tour online or email us to be sent a copy.
If you haven't already filled in the New Graduates Survey,
make sure you enter before 26 November! The winning participant will
win two tickets to the festive networking evening in London on 7
Stock up on wine and champagne for Christmas and New Year at Cambridge Wine Merchants. Take advantage of special offers for Cambridge alumni before the end of December by visiting the alumni website or calling into the local Cambridge shops.
If you don't have a CAMCard or you have lost yours, email us with your name, college, matriculation year and current address and we will send you one.
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The remarkable story of a daring World War II operation in
which hundreds of people fleeing the Japanese advance through Burma were
rescued by elephant, can be seen in the latest video from Cambridge
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