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AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND | MARCH 2011
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Dear alumni and friends

Welcome to the March edition of eSydney.

Do you know any Sydney graduates who have made outstanding contributions to society? Nominations are now open for the 2011 Alumni Awards program. The Awards are a great way to recognise the extraordinary difference our alumni make in Australia and around the world.

See the story below for details.

With kind regards
Tracey Beck | Director, Alumni and Events Office

SYDNEY NEWS
Nominations now open for 2011 Alumni Awards

The University of Sydney's Alumni Awards program recognises the outstanding achievements of alumni in community services and professional fields. This is a unique opportunity to honour those in our community whose extraordinary contributions often go unrecognised.

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Join David Malouf over breakfast

Limited places are still available to hear acclaimed Australian writer, Dr David Malouf (DLitt '98), explore 'Fiction and why we still read it' on Wednesday 9 March from 7.15am at the Four Seasons Hotel in Sydney's CBD.
Download registration form | Book online.

Indigenous research partnership applauded

Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, Mick Gooda has launched the commission's first Social Justice and Native Title Reports, applauding the work of the University of Sydney's researchers.

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In other news:
The reality behind The King's Speech                    Sydney musicians a net sensation 
Great Barrier Reef sheds light on ice sheet collapse Promoting animal-friendly research             
SYDNEY EVENTS
Sun 6 Mar Lecture: See Naples and Die
Wed 9 Mar  Dr David Malouf at Graduate Connections Breakfast 
Thu 10 Mar Celebrating 100 years of International Women's Day 
Wed 16 Mar Sydney Ideas: Slavery, Evil Deeds,
and Re-thinking the Past
Wed 16 Mar Lecture: Life & Death in Antarctica
Tue 22 Mar Conservatorium of Music Alumni Recognition
Ceremony & Reunion Concert
Tue 22 Mar Engineering: Sydney Careers Fair Day
Thu 24 Mar    Lecture: Lead Economist for the World Bank: Economic Update for East Asia and the Pacific
Mon 28 Mar Sydney Ideas: The China Model of State Capitalism: Appeals and limitations
Tue 29 Mar Sydney Ideas: Theatre, Democracy
and the End of Distraction
Thu 7 Apr Lecture: The Savoy and the International Language of Love
Thu 7 Apr  Sydney Ideas: Ways of Seeing:
Reforming the Humanities
Fri 8 Apr Sydney Ideas: The Authority of Science
Mon 11 Apr  Reunion: Golden Graduates Luncheon
CONNECTIONS

AGRICULTURE

Thu 10 Mar, 6pm
The 2011 RD Watt lecture will explore the shift in grasslands and savannas throughout the world to woodlands.
Find out more

Plus nominations for the Faculty Alumni Awards are also open.
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EDUCATION AND SOCIAL WORK

The Faculty of Education and Social Work offers professional learning for alumni and friends. Find out more

HEALTH SCIENCES SCHOLARSHIP

Nominations are now open for the Health Science Alumni awards and the Helga Pettitt postgraduate study award. Find out more

REUNIONS
50 years of Human Movement and Health education
Fri 18 Mar

Medicine 1981
Sat 19 Mar 

Sancta Sophia Alumni Reunion
Sat 26 Mar

Golden Graduates Luncheon
Mon 11 Apr

Dentistry 1971
Sat 21 May

REGIONAL EVENTS

WESTERN NSW ALUMNI RECEPTION
Dubbo
Tuesday 12 April

EXHIBITIONS
This month there are several great events and exhibitions at the Sydney University Museums.
Find out more
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