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AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND | JUNE 2010

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Dear alumni and friends

Welcome to your June edition of eSydney.

Students rushed to join the AlumniOnline mentoring program, where they receive support and advice about their careers. Feedback from both alumni and students who have already taken part shows they are gaining considerable benefit and satisfaction.

We are seeking your help to meet this demand by signing up as an AlumniOnline mentor today.

With kind regards
Tracey Beck | Director, Alumni and Community Engagement
SYDNEY NEWS
Honorary doctorate for first female Governor-General
The University of Sydney has awarded an honorary doctorate to a former Principal of its Women's College, now Australia's first female Governor-General, Ms Quentin Bryce AC. 
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New laser to speed up information superhighway
Silicon chips may soon be able to transmit and process information at extremely high speeds using light thanks to a University of Sydney invention, a new pulsed laser that allows light to be generated on a computer chip.
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Six generations of Sydney graduates
It was a very proud moment for Catherine Crouch (nee Lockhart) recently when her daughter, Georgina graduated from Law, marking the sixth direct generation in her family to graduate from Sydney.
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In other news:
Indian physicist and environmentalist awarded Sydney Peace Prize Indigenous health worker awarded prestigious
fellowship

Honorary doctorate for musical legend
 

Robotics pioneer elected to Royal Society                        
ALUMNI EVENTS

Thursday 10 June
Lecture: Harlem, the black capital of the world
Wednesday 30 June
The Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP at Graduate Connections Breakfast

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UNIVERSITY EVENTS

Sun 13 and Mon 14 June
Chancellor's Committee Antique Fair in the Great Hall
Thursday 17 June
Sydney Ideas Lecture: Digging Up Sydney
Friday 18 June
Matt Laffan Scholarship
Laffo's Long Lunch

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CONNECTIONS
ECONOMICS & BUSINESS
Join us on Thursday July 15 for our July Powered by Research Breakfast, 'Mission Impossible? Structuring and Auditing Australian Corporate Groups'. Find out more
HEALTH SCIENCES
The 2010 Health Science Alumni Awards were announced on Thursday 27 May. Find out more
REGIONAL EVENTS

UK SUMMER RECEPTION
Thursday 1 July

HONG KONG NETWORKING DRINKS
Thursday 15 July

US ALUMNI CONFERENCE
Thursday 12 to Sunday 15 August

Free Classifieds Ad in SAM!
If you have a holiday house for rent, business opportunity/partnership, bed and breakfast, for sale/wanted, or anything else your fellow alumni will be interested in, advertise them in SAM! You'll reach 170,000 readers with the forthcoming July 2010 issue.

The first 30 responses will receive a free Classifieds listing, email sam@10group.com.au with your copy.
REUNIONS
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EXHIBITIONS
Picturing New South Wales: Photographs by Kerry and Co
In the early years of the 20th century, Charles Kerry, owner of the leading Sydney photographic studio Kerry & Co, found a new market for his photographs of NSW in the growing pictorial postcard trade. Find out more
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