Newswire May 2017
May 2017
Record Medal Haul Continues To Grow
After the record breaking achievements of our students and coaches in March there has been little time to celebrate for the Palatinates as season defining events and championships have continued to come thick and fast for many of our clubs. April has been action packed and has, to the absolute credit of our students and staff, been just about as successful as March!
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Durham Festival

Success at National Student Drama Festival
Durham students and theatrical alumni won no less than seven major awards at this year's National Student Drama Festival 2017.
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Fellow Garden
Durham Castle - Civil Ceremonies
Durham Castle is licenced for civil ceremonies, with indoor and outdoor venues. Ceremonies are non-religious, legally binding, offered to all couples. 15% alumni discount.
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Saving Leopards from Human Threat
Leopard populations in part of South Africa are decreasing in greater numbers and at a greater speed than expected, due in large part to illegal killing by humans, Durham research shows.
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Enjoy World-Class Sporting Facilities
Durham University is inviting more people to take advantage of its sports outreach programme - and to enjoy its world-class sporting facilities.
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Class Notes
Triathlete Shirin Gerami (Philosophy, Politics and Economics, St Chad's, 2008-11) received a nomination for Individual Role Model in the #BeAGameChanger awards.

Dean Pete Wilcox (History, St John's, 1981-84) has been announced as Bishop of Sheffield 

Adam Usden's (English, Collingwood, 2008-11) Afternoon Drama 'The Book of Yehudit' was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and is now available on iPlayer.

Sandra Hyslop (Natural Sciences, Collingwood, 2008-11) is Whitewater World Champion

Daniel Shaw (Philosophy, Grey, 1997-2000) released the song 'Brave', and the video, made in collaboration with NGO World Wide Tribe

Film director William Oldroyd’s (Theology, St Cuthbert’s Society, 1999-2002) new film ‘Lady Macbeth’ opens in cinemas nationwide on 28 April.
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Institute of Advanced Study
2017 Annual IAS London Debate - Scales of Governance: how we rule ourselves and each other will be held on 22 June.
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Events at Ushaw College
John McCafferty's 'Squabbling, Babbling, Feeling: What did Exile do to Early Modern Catholics from Britain and Ireland.'
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Dunelm Society Hospital Club
Join us at the Hospital Club in Covent Garden which serves the creative industries. The event is hosted by Richard Carter.
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Daphne Jackson Trust
Daphne Jackson Fellowship
Daphne Jackson Fellowships support STEM professionals wishing to return to research after a break of two or more years. Applications are invited for two part-time Daphne Jackson Fellowships.
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Network for Alumni Working in Education
With the support of the School of Education and the Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring, we will be creating a network for Durham alumni who are interested or work in education. 
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Our Woodsman, Sophie Brown, is soon to become the youngest person to walk the whole perimeter of Wales, thanks to The Sara Pilkington Fund.
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St Aidan's
Bookings for the 70th Anniversary reunion, taking place from 7 to 9 July, are continuing to rise – they are currently at 110 with a very good spread across the years.
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St Cuthbert's Society
We are pleased to invite all alumni to Durham for the St Cuthbert's Society Annual Alumni Reunion Weekend which is taking place from 7 to 9 July.
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St Hild & St Bede
Hild Bede continues to celebrate College life, past and present, with a number of events organised for the coming months.
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St John's
While anticipating the students’ return and College regaining its usual buzz, the staff got up to some Easter-themed fundraising.
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In this month’s Stephenson news, details about our recent reunion in London and an introduction to our new alumni officer for 2017-18.

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Van Mildert
Booking for the Reunion Weekend, 7-9 July, is open! The Reunion will include the Annual Reunion Dinner and post-dinner Bop, with the launch of Van Mildert’s 1965 Club!
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