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Former treasurer addresses alumni in Hong Kong

Prominent alumnus the Honourable Dr Peter Costello AC gave an address to key Monash alumni in Hong Kong on 7 April, in honour of the 50th anniversary of the Monash University Faculty of Law.

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Monash is going to phone

Monash University is launching its 2014 annual appeal to alumni on 30 April. The aim of the appeal is to raise support for student scholarships, breakthrough research and Monash libraries.

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Take me out to the ball game

Alumnus Matt Scully has created a business that combines our love of travel and our passion for sport.

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Tree change success

A decision to move to country Victoria led to an unexpected and fruitful career change for alumni Michelle Jones and Ron Geritz.

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Graduate's gift of teaching

Rob French (BA 1990, DipEd 1991) is a dedicated teacher with a passion for social justice – an interest that began when he was a student at Dandenong High School.

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Alumni contest global awards

Social movements campaigner Hugh Evans and entrepreneur Ryan Lee have been named finalists in the 2014 Advance Global Australian Awards.

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Alumni, staff and supporters honoured on Australia Day

Monash President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Ed Byrne AC was among more than 35 alumni, staff and supporters to receive Australia Day Honours this year.

Joan Ko

Creating sustainable cities

As a senior consultant with Melbourne firm, Arup, alumna Joan Ko works on projects that shape neighbourhoods and cities with the aim of making them better places to live.

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Grant to explore sleep disorder

Alumnus Dr Bradley Edwards has been awarded a prestigious grant to support research into the relationship between obesity and obstructive sleep apnoea.

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Determination + support = PhD

Fierce determination and supportive guidance from his supervisors ensured that Canadian alumnus Kelly Sundberg was not only able to reach his PhD milestones but his life goals too.

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Alumna records award honour

Alumna Ailie Smith (MBIS 2013) has been awarded the 2013 Victorian Association for Library Automation’s (VALA) Student Award.

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From country Victoria to the world stage for alumnus

Thom Woodroofe has won a prestigious Australia-At-Large Rhodes Scholarship to study at Oxford University, where he plans to hone his vision for Australia's foreign policy.

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Season's Greetings from Monash University

Best wishes for a happy and safe festive season! We asked alumni around the world what the holiday season meant to them.

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Message from the Executive Director, External Relations, Development and Alumni

It is with regret that I let you know that Director of Alumni Relations Louise McCarthy is leaving Monash University.

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Graduate's race around the world

In January 2014 Monash alumnus Toh Kong Chian (BSc 2010) will embark on the adventure of a lifetime.

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Alumna honoured for pharmacy innovation

Monash alumna, Dr Jenny Gowan has been named Pharmacist of the Year for 2013 by the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia.

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Vice President visits Monash

The Vice President of Indonesia, alumnus His Excellency Professor Dr Boediono delivered an oration at Monash as part of his official visit to Australia.

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Alumnus pens Mabo memoir

Well-respected barrister, writer and activist Dr Bryan Keon-Cohen AM QC has released a comprehensive account of the landmark Mabo litigation.

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Meet alumnus Ridyawan Amnar

Ridyawan Amnar (MApplFin, 2005) manages AirAsia Indonesia’s investor relations program and works closely with AirAsia’s management team to maintain, deepen and expand the investor relationship.

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Indonesian research: A family affair

Dr Karen Sri Kartomi Thomas (BA(Hons) 1986) is an expert in the performance and theatre of South-East Asia, specifically the performing arts of Lampung, Sumatra and the Riau Islands.

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Meet alumna Jie Wang

Associate Professor Jie Wang has dreamed of being a professional performer since age five when she performed as a member of the children's singing and dance troupe.

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Prestigious award for journalism graduate

Monash University journalism graduate Sam Landsberger has won a prestigious Australian Football Media Association (AFMA) award.

Thom Woodroofe

Diplomacy and leadership recognised

A passion for foreign affairs and politics has seen a Monash University alumnus acknowledged as an influential foreign policy leader under the age of 33.

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Sparking debate in Africa

Three Monash alumni have a dream to empower African students through access to high-quality debating training.

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Alumnus to head peak swimming body

John Bertrand AM has been named the new President of Swimming Australia Ltd.

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Alumni honoured for outstanding contributions

A business leader, a finance expert, a committed volunteer, an enthusiastic teacher, and an inspirational medicine student will each receive 2013 Distinguished Alumni Awards.

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Sport stars debate for good cause

Book your table for our Great Sports Debate and fundraising dinner with stars including John Bertrand, Glynis Nunn-Cearns, Tony Dodemaide, Lauren Hewitt, and Chris Dane.

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Alumni market their mentor experience

Monash marketing alumna Jessica Smith will receive personal mentoring for 12 months from global marketer and fellow alumnus Tony Palmer after receiving the Tony Palmer Monash Marketing Award.

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Graduation day for first IITB-Monash alumni

The IITB-Monash Research Academy in Mumbai has produced its first four PhD graduates, two of whom have already gained employment with industry heavyweights.

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Meet alumnus Rick Tudor

Since graduating from Monash University, Rick Tudor (BSc(Hons) 1972) has gone on to become one of the most esteemed educators within Melbourne's independent school system.

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Success for Monash biographer

Alumnus, Emeritus Professor Peter Fitzpatrick has won Australia's top biography award.

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Alumnus forges network links

Long before most people in Australia had thought to set up their own LinkedIn profile, John Raciti saw the US-based online networking platform's potential to connect with the 280,000 graduates that live and work across the world.

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Adman's global honour

Marketing alumnus John Zeigler has been named Global Marketer of the Year by the Academy of Marketing Science in recognition of his successful 30-year career in advertising and marketing.

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Journalism graduate wins Walkley

Monash journalism alumna Ashley Argoon (BA 2011) has been named the 2013 Walkley Young Journalist of the Year.

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Alumnus turns spotlight on leaders

Distinguished alumnus John Bertrand AM is at the helm of a new leadership series for Monash alumni and students.

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Our influential engineers

Engineers Australia has named eight Monash engineering alumni in its Top 100 list of Australia's most influential engineers for 2013.


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