News roundup – August, 2021
Each month we bring together all of the latest news from our extended Univ family. From Alumni and College news, to updates on Univ North and our Profile and Treasure features. We hope you enjoy this month’s news from Univ — all in one place…
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National Diversity Award nominee
Rachel Ojo (2020, PPE) is a shortlisted nominee for the National Diversity Awards in the Positive Role Model Award for Age category. Find out more here.
Steve Moody heads north
Our Deputy Head Porter, Steve Moody, leaves us this week for (northern) pastures new. Steve reflects on his time at College here.
Bob Thomas scholarship
Philip Pearcy is a first year DPhil student, and the current Bob Thomas scholar in Chemistry. He talks about his work in this video, created as part of this year’s College’s Donor Day, here.
Latest Academic publications
Univ is proud to showcase here a small selection of recent publications from our College academic family here.
Student life: arts
Univ’s Visitor in the Creative Arts, Clare Bayley, in conversation with Caterina Tucker (2018, English), and Roshan Karthikappallil (2018, Medicine) – watch the video here.
New Emeritus Fellows
Dr Lisa Kallet, Professor Robin Nicholas and Dr Keith Dorrington have been elected Emeritus Fellows of the College. Find out more here.
Oxfordshire Homeless Movement partner
Find out more about Univ’s involvement with the OHM throughout the pandemic here.
Univ Treasure – A botanical library
This month’s Treasure looks at the finials and wood carvings found at the top of the Old Library’s bookcases. Take a closer look here.
The Mallinson Bursary
This year, four Univ students are benefitting from the Robin J C Mallinson Bursary, funded by the Mallinson Family. Meet them here.
Find out more about Opportunity Oxford in this video here.
Chapel Choir Tour 2021
Read the report by Alexandra McLanaghan (2018, English) here.
In memoriam: Alexander Temple McCune
College deeply regrets to report the death of Alexander Temple McCune, who was a member of the WCR. Further details here.
Young Univ Stories: Thomas Huen
In our latest Young Univ Story Thomas Huen (2007, BA & MSt Maths), Associate Director, Hong Kong Monetary Authority, talks about his journey to and beyond Univ. Read it here.
Truman Capote reimagined
John Weltman (1979, History) is starring in Tru at the Cotuit Center for the Arts in Massachusetts from 5-22 August 2021. Find out more here.
Skye McAlpine at the Big Feastival
Skye McAlpine (2003, Classics), author of A Table in Venice and A Table for Friends, is appearing at the Big Feastival on Sunday 29 August. Details here.
Digital entrepreneurs: Raphael Chow
In the latest of a new series some of Univ’s entrepreneurs talk about what inspires them and how they got started on their journey. Meet Raphael Chow (2010, MBiochem Biochemistry) here.
Read all of Univ’s Alumni news here.
Kim Wilkie at Fairfield
Angela Unsworth, Domestic Bursar, and Kim Wilkie, Univ North’s landscape architect, meet the residents and trustees of the Fairfield Residential Home. Read more here.
The 1953/54 Mooters
Meet the “Mooters” who matriculated in 1953 here.
Young Univ Challenge update
Find out how our Young Univ cohort (alumni aged 35 and under) rose to the challenge of our latest Univ North appeal here.
Dr Andrew Grant, 1977, Chemistry, Univ’s Finance Bursar. Read it here.
Dr Marina Filip, Tutorial Fellow in Physics and Associate Professor of Condensed Matter Physics. Read it here.
Mohamed Baioumy, 2019, DPhil Engineering. Read it here.
Jing Fang, Advisor for International Students. Read it here.
Dr Martin Galpin, Supernumerary Fellow. Read it here.
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