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What Ho! Pimms, Punts & Planting…

On a sunny Sunday afternoon former Development Director, Penny Hubbard, hosted a Pimms and Cake garden party in Old Hunstanton for Norfolk-based alumnae to celebrate the first tree planting of the British Autumn season.…

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Global Tree Planting Project – Rewilding the Scottish Highlands with Janet Gollifer (NC 1979)

Janet Gollifer (NC 1979), a member of the Scots Alumnae Group pledged ten trees to be planted in a dedicated Newnham grove at Dundreggan Conservation Estate, near Loch Ness – charity Trees for Life’s…

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Two trees planted on the Chiltern Way for the Global Tree Planting

Two new trees have been planted by alumna Karen Irons (NC 1990) on the Chiltern Way, in Buckinghamshire: “I was at Newnham from 1990-93, studying Land Economy and Management Studies. Whilst my career has…

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Seven more trees planted across the British Isles for the Global Tree Planting Project

Through the summer months, our Global Tree planting project has been picking up steam with seven more trees planted across the British Isles, from Chatteris, to Wendens Ambo, all the way to Aith, Shetland.…

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Discover the latest Newnham research – in just 3 minutes!

Eight Newnham researchers, from different stages of their careers, give 3-minute introductions of their research as part of #Newnham150.  Newnham has been a centre of research for almost as long as it’s been a…

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Programme launches for Virtual Festival of Arts, Science & Ideas – 10 & 11 July 2021

Join our weekend of free talks, workshops, films, exhibitions and events, that will include big ideas from leading thinkers, super stories for children, specially commissioned music and song from Newnham’s rising stars, poetry, stargazing,…

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Walking on the Grass, Dancing in the Corridors – Newnham at 150

Walk with us on the grass, dance in the corridors and join us to take a fresh look at the whole Newnham community to celebrate the last 150 years of this unique college. Over…

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Prof Rae Langton gives Newnham Anniversary Lecture on Free Speech

Prof Rae Langton gave the second 150th Anniversary lecture last week, on the topic of free speech and democracy. Prof Rae Langton is a Fellow of Newnham, and the current holder of the Knightbridge…

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Five more trees planted for #Newnham150 at Wendens Ambo

Three birches for sisterhood, a rarely seen elm, and a colourful Japanese weeping cherry were planted in the Essex country-side to mark 50 years since alumna was at Newnham.     Katie Petty-Saphon (NC…

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Cambridge (and Newnham) power to victory in the 75th Boat Race

In the 75th year of the Women’s Boat Race, Cambridge beat Oxford by a length to claim their 4th consecutive victory. The first Women’s Boat Race saw only Newnham students compete against Oxford (Girton,…

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