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The University's International Development Society is planning its annual conference on 9–10 February 2012 and it needs your help, writes David Moffatt (BSc Agriculture 1967).
Biomedical Sciences student Martin Solomon is battling Hodgkin's Lymphoma and needs a lifesaving transplant. His family are urging people aged 16–30 to join the Anthony Nolan bone marrow register and become potential lifesavers.
Guests from both sides of the Atlantic filled King's Hall on 5 October to celebrate the legacy of Dr Martin Luther King Jr – 45 years after he collected an honorary degree from Newcastle University.
Lauren Girling chats to conservation graduate Kathryn Wales, whose musical alter-ego Verda is about to release her debut album.
The latest results from the annual National Student Survey (NSS), which gathers the views of undergraduates has shown that 89 per cent of students are happy with their overall experience at Newcastle.
Heightened activity between the emotional and auditory parts of the brain explains why the sound of chalk on a blackboard or a baby crying is so unpleasant.
Steve Erdal examines the pitfalls faced by new managers with the help of Kevin James, Director of Newcastle University's North Leadership Centre.
Three iconic sculptures by Joseph Hillier (BA Fine Art 1997) are now in place in the Student Forum as part of the University’s ‘art on campus’ initiative – which is chronicled in a two-part film by MA media student, Zara Arzumanyan.
You can now download an iPad edition of your alumni magazine, Arches, from the App Store, complete with videos and audio. We’d love to hear what you think.
Lauren Girling chats to NYC artist, Naomi Davies (BA English Language and Literature 1970), who offers a 20 per cent discount on her paintings to fellow graduates, as part of our BIG Market initiative.
Vice-Chancellorship for Jerry Kuma, Miranda Harper shortlisted for business award, and new books by Anna Flowers on 1950s Newcastle, and David Bradley on using science to debunk popular myths.