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17
Apr
2024

Three CASS Alumna named Finalists for National Women’s Art Prize

Three CASS alumna have been named Professional Finalists in the 2024 Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize.Congratulations to Emma Beer (BVisual Arts (Hons)) ’09 and School of Art & Design, Technical Services Team Coordinator), Clare Thackway (BVisual Arts ’06) and Kelly Austin (MPhil ’16).…

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04
Apr
2024

ANU grad and business leader appointed next Governor-General

ANU graduate and leading businesswoman Sam Mostyn AO has been announced as Australia’s next Governor-General by Prime Minister Anthony Albanese.She is only the second woman to hold the prestigious role.Ms Mostyn is not only a business leader but also one of Australia’s most respected advocates and…

15
Feb
2024

CASS alumna, Shannyn Palmer receives Prime Ministers Literary Award for Unmaking Angas Downs

Shannyn Palmer PhD ‘17, a distinguished alumna of the College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) at the Australian National University (ANU), is the recipient of the 2023 Prime Minister's Literary Award for Australian History for her book, Unmaking Angas Downs: Myth and History on a Central…

30
Jan
2024

CASS staff and alumni acknowledged in 2024 Australia Day Honours

The College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) celebrates staff and alumni honoured in the Governor General’s 2024 Australia Day Honours list.This year’s honours list recognises and celebrates 1,042 Australians. It includes awards in the Order of Australia (General and Military Divisions),…

29
Nov
2023

Seven extraordinary alumni shaping a better world

From grassroots community initiatives to the highest levels of global politics, alumni of The Australian National University (ANU) are doing their bit to make the world a better place. This year’s ANU Alumni Awards recognised seven outstanding members of the alumni community, who embody the…

31
Jul
2023

In Memorium: Dr Gordon Briscoe AO

A Letter from the Dean regarding Dr. Gordon Briscoe AO’s passing It is with a heavy heart that I bring you the news of the passing of Dr. Gordon Briscoe AO, who left us on 30 June. Dr. Briscoe was a long-standing Indigenous activist, organiser, researcher, writer, teacher and mentor. He holds a…

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25
Jul
2023

Short film ‘Kiku’ helps discover the vibrant, exciting side of ageing

‘Kiku’ is an intergenerational short dance film that takes us on journeys of ageing by six remarkable women over 50. The film is directed by alumna of ANU School of Art & Design, Natsuko Yonezawa, and encourages everyone to approach the topic of ageing with an open heart and mind. “This film…