Alumni

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31
Oct

ANU graduate appointed top public servant

An ANU graduate has become Australia’s top public servant.

Filed under: Alumni, ANU, Public policy

Dan Rosauer
27
Oct

Walking the corridors of power

For political and policy students, the Australian National Internships Program (ANIP) is an elite entry into the halls of power. With its many contacts and enviable position in the national capital, the program arranges 13-week internships with high-profile politicians and policy leaders to develop research skills and professional networks. In the latest edition of ANU […]

ANU Archives
27
Oct

Recording a nation’s history

As peace returned after the horrors of the Second World War , four men gathered in the English cities of Oxford and London with a plan – to create a national university for a land on the other side of the planet. These men – Sir Howard Florey, Mark Oliphant, Professor William Hancock and Professor […]

Filed under: Alumni, ANU, ANU Reporter, Staff, Students

Fossil fuels
26
Oct

The great ANU divestment debate

During the past couple of years, the debate about whether ANU should invest in companies related to the fossil fuels industry has intensified. A year ago, the University launched its socially responsible investment policy, which seeks to provide guidance on what assets should be held in investment portfolios. In the latest edition, ANU Reporter asks […]

HMS Centurion
26
Oct

The day the world changed

War came so fast a century ago, and so unexpectedly, and everything changed so completely when it came, that it still shocks one today. It still seems extraordinary how swiftly the people of 1914 lost the world they knew, plunging headlong into a very different world, and for each of them a very different life. […]

Joko Widodo
26
Oct

The perils of popularity

The election of Joko Widodo (or Jokowi) as Indonesia’s president surprised many onlookers who believed he was unready for such high office. In the latest edition of ANU Reporter, PhD researcher LIAM GAMMON uncovers why the election result is not important only because of who won, but because of who lost. Download our free ANU […]

Jennifer and Gerhard Schoning
26
Oct

The science of love

When JENNIFER SCHONING (nee Clarke), BSc (Hons) ’12, BBiotech ’10 met Gerhard Schoning, BSc (Hons) ‘13 on the first night of O Week, no-one knew it was a match made in heaven. That is, apart from the group of friends they had in common, as Jennifer explains in the latest edition of ANU Reporter. Download […]

Photo by Abhi Sharma via Flikr.
26
Oct

The man behind Meet the Author

For nearly three decades, the Meet the Author events have enthralled ANU staff and students, as well as the wider Canberra community, with some of the biggest names in literature gracing the stage. In the new ANU Reporter, Emeritus Fellow COLIN STEELE shares humerus anecdotes about the likes of Barrie Humphries, Bryce Courtenay and Douglas […]

Helen Watchirs
26
Oct

A maturing attitude to human rights

Human rights legislation in the ACT has changed the day-to-day lives of government, businesses and individuals. In the latest edition of ANU Reporter, a decade after the ACT’s Human Rights Act was legislated, ACT Human Rights and Discrimination Commissioner DR HELEN WATCHIRS, MPubLaw ’92, PhD ’02 reflects on its impact. Download our free ANU Reporter […]

Andrew Pike photo preferred
26
Oct

Alumni Then & Now: Andrew Pike OAM

For ANDREW PIKE OAM, a life-long love of film started at the ANU Film Group in 1964. “We were showing 16 millimetre prints of the films that we really liked – new feature films from the US and the UK – and also films we would borrow from the French or Czech Embassies,” Pike says. […]

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