Perks and perils of being a national treasure
If you thought Miss Universe competitions or child beauty pageants were grueling, spare a thought for South Koreans vying to become a ‘National Treasure’ in the traditional performing arts scene.
Distinguished alumni honoured
Businesswoman Thérèse Rein and international art scholar Dr Michael Brand have been honoured by ANU as joint winners of the annual Alumnus of the Year award.
Citizen scientists take on a nuclear crisis
Ordinary residents are doing extraordinary things in the wake of Japan’s 2011 triple disaster, writes Tabitha Carvan.
Indonesia keen on streamlined trade with Australia
Indonesia’s Finance Minister, Muhamad Chatib Basri, has given two public lectures at ANU ahead of the Sydney meeting of G20 finance ministers and central bankers.
Enrolments for the first two ANUx courses now open
Want to try your hand at Astrophysics or learn about India? Enrolments are now open for the first two ANUx courses.
Number one with a bullet
The ANU College of Asia and the Pacific’s Strategic and Defence Studies Centre has been named as Australia’s best university-based think tank in the 2013 Global Go To Think Tank report.
Australia Day Honour for ANU professor
Emeritus Professor Ron Duncan has been recognised in the Australia Day Honours for his work as one of Australia’s top economists.
Mongolian course a steppe above
They once ruled the largest land empire the world has ever seen. Now the language of the Mongols is set to become the lingua franca at ANU for three weeks.
Kick start to fame
Asian studies graduate Andy Trieu is slicing and dicing his way to a fascinating career in film while becoming one of Australia’s most eligible bachelors, reports SALLY FORBES.
From making the front-page of ‘The New York Times’ to finding her ancestral home, SUE-LIN WONG’S two years studying in China taught her things you couldn’t learn from a textbook.