From the Vice-Chancellor
Professor Roy Crawford
This special edition of the Alumni & Friends E-Newsletter is one of celebration. We acknowledge three new Distinguished Alumni awardees; the outstanding achievements of current and former Waikato students at the London Olympics and recent news that the University of Waikato has won major research funding and opportunities for collaboration in the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment funding round.
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Save the date: upcoming Alumni & Friends events
Christchurch: Friday 2 November
Tauranga: Monday 26 November
Auckland: Tuesday 27 November
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Calder & Lawson Gallery 'Sci Fi' by Judy Darrah, 20 August to 5 October
Gallagher Great Race Sunday 9 September, Waikato River
Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, lunchtime recitals and much more
Inaugural Professorial Lectures
Prof Jaqueline Rowarth, Waikato Management School, 18 September
Prof Tina Besley, Faculty of Education, 9 October
Waikato Management School Students' Association networking evening 27 September, 5.30pm. WMS Alumni and local businesses are welcome to register for this free event aimed at engaging current students with members of the wider business community.
Excellence in Practice Series: Helen Green, CBM Board Director: Development in the Developing World 14 September, 1pm.
Michael Swain, NZ Consul-General, Shanghai, 28 September, 1pm.
Bruce Hassall, CEO PwC New Zealand, 12 October, 1pm.
Upcoming University events
Books by Waikato academics
2011 University highlights
Off Campus 2011
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