'Town and Gown' joined forces on Sunday 23 September to celebrate Cambridge's octocentenary. University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Alec Broers, and the Mayor of Cambridge City, Councillor Chris Lakin, planted a tree in the Botanic Garden, as a celebration of the important role that the University has had in the development of Cambridge throughout its 800-year history.
Robert Edwards, CBE, FRS, MA, Emeritus Professor of Human Reproduction at the University of Cambridge and Fellow of Churchill College has been awarded one of America's most distinguished honours for his outstanding contributions to basic and clinical medical research.
We want you to know that we share with you a sense of grief and horror at the attacks on the whole civilised world which were mounted this week in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania.
Launch of new research centre
A group of Cambridge students have spent their summer break putting together a touring production of Romeo and Juliet. Previews will be held at the ADC Theatre this weekend (1 and 2 September, 2001) before the team crosses the Atlantic for a four-week tour of the USA. The production returns to Cambridge for a final run at the ADC in October.
A major fundraising event will be held at King's College Chapel, Cambridge on Thursday 27 September 2001. The Cambridge Concert for Cancer will feature the world-famous singer Cecilia Bartoli and the Academy of Ancient Music, conducted by its founder Christopher Hogwood.