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Obituary for Malcolm Fraser

Monash University is deeply saddened to learn of the death on 20 March, 2015, aged 84 years, of former Prime Minister the Rt Hon. Malcolm Fraser AC.

Professor Christina Mitchell

Graduates added to Victorian Honour Roll of Women

Members of the Monash University community are among the 22 outstanding women inducted onto the Victorian Honour Roll of Women this year.

Dr Ranjana Srivastava

Alumnae 'make it happen' on International Women's Day

Monash alumnae Dr Ranjana Srivastava and Ms Rebecca Dee-Bradbury will be guest speakers at this year’s International Women's Day events at Caulfield and Clayton.

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Inspirational alumnae inducted into Hall of Fame

Cathie Reid and Kate Morris have been inducted into the 2015 Australian Businesswomen’s Network (ABN) Businesswomen’s Hall of Fame.

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Alumnus honoured for leadership

Dr Michael Nirmal De Silva (BBus(Mgt) 2003) has been recognised with the Sri-Lanka Australian Alumni Excellence Merit Award for Business Leadership at this year’s Australian Alumni Excellence Awards.

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Alumni achieve Fulbright success

Three Monash alumni have been awarded prestigious Fulbright Scholarships for study and research at leading institutions in the United States.

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Monash community honoured on Australia Day

Deborah De Williams is amongst 45 alumni, staff, and supporters recognised for their contribution to fields including health, business, education, and the community in this year's Australia Day Honours.

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Graduate to lead EY's Oceania firm

Alumnus Tony Johnson (BEc 1988) has been appointed CEO and Regional Managing Partner of Ernst and Young (EY) Oceania.

Professor Helen Herrman

Alumna elected head of World Psychiatric Association

Professor Helen Herrman (MBBS 1970) has been appointed President of the World Psychiatric Association (WPA) - the first Australian to be elected to the role.

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Alumnus promotes Australia-Korea relations

Engineering graduate Peter Coleman (BE(Civil) 1984) has been appointed Chair of the Australian Government’s Australia-Korea Foundation (AKF).

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Graduate appointed Secretary to the Treasury

Economics alumnus John Fraser (BEc(Hons) 1973, HonLLD 2013) has been appointed the 17th Secretary to the Australian Treasury by Governor-General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd).

Karl Redenbach

Graduate is CEO of the Year

Karl Redenbach, head of a global technology company LiveTiles, has been named 2014 CEO of the Year by the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI).

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Alumnus drives career success

Mark Bernhard, the VP and CFO of Shanghai General Motors, has received the CPA Australia ACAA Banking and Finance Award from the Australia-China Alumni Association in honour of his achievements in the automotive industry.

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Victorian Cabinet represents depth of alumni community

The Honourable Daniel Andrews MP (BA 1996) has become the first Monash graduate to become Premier of Victoria following his victory at the November 2014 state election.

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Sleeping on the job leads to satisfaction

Graduate Winston Wijeyeratne has turned a frustration with big business into a successful start-up. Sleeping Duck has cracked $1M in sales since launching in January 2014.

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Alumni network is Singapore's best

Monash University Alumni Singapore has trumped alumni networks from five Australian universities to be named Singapore’s top alumni association for 2014.

Dion Weisler

Alumnus to lead new tech offering

Dion Weisler (BComp(InfoSys) 1990) has been appointed president and chief executive officer of Hewlett Packard Inc., Hewlett Packard’s new personal systems and printing company.

Graham Allan

Fellowships honour exceptional citizens

Monash has awarded Fellowships to leaders in law, business, government, the arts, health, sport and the media.

Justice Marilyn Warren AC

Leading judge takes out top honour

The first woman to be appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court has been named University Distinguished Alumni of the Year, the highest alumni award presented by Monash University.

Mr Brendan Murray

Monash honours impressive alumni

Monash University has announced the 10 faculty recipients of this year's Distinguished Alumni Awards, honoured for their contribution to business, medicine and education.

Kate Morris

Meet alumna Kate Morris

Founder and director of Adore Beauty, Kate Morris says the two most important attributes you need to be successful in business are persistence and the ability to learn quickly from failure.

Chancellor opens Alumni Outreach Centre

Chancellor launches Alumni Outreach Program

The Chancellor Dr Alan Finkel AO last week officially launched the Alumni Outreach Program — Monash University’s largest-ever alumni engagement project.

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New graduate wins iPad Mini

Congratulations to recent Bachelor of Science graduate Mark Enriquez who is the lucky winner of our Update Your Details iPad Mini competition.

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Gift from alumnus to develop 21st century musician

A gift from Australian barrister, human rights advocate, and author Mr Julian Burnside AO QC has established the Chamber Music Australia Chair of Composition at Monash University’s Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music.

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Alumna scoops media award

Master of Journalism graduate Holly Humphreys has won the prestigious Walkley Student of the Year Award.

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Queen’s Birthday Honours for Monash community

Monash Chancellor and alumnus Dr Alan Finkel AO (BE 1976, PhD 1981) is among 50 Monash alumni, staff and supporters recognised in the 2014 Queen's Birthday Honours list.

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Gates opens doors for alumna

Monash alumna Emma Nicholls (BA(Hons) 2008) has been awarded a 2014 Gates Cambridge Scholarship.

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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.

Bianca McLachlan

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.

Matt Scully

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.

Rob French

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.

Dr Bradley Edwards

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.

Dr Kelly Sundberg

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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