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10
May
2024

Supporting diversity through internships

The Australian National Internships Program (ANIP) was honoured to host Her Excellency the Ambassador of Uruguay, Dianela Pi and Her Excellency Wassane Zailachi, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco for the Women in Diplomacy Afternoon Tea. On 30 April more than twenty ANIP students and staff…

08
May
2024

CASS researcher ranks among world’s top 5 linguists

Emerita Professor Anna Wierzbicka, from the Research School of Humanities and the Arts, has been named a ScholarGPS Highly Ranked Scholar™ for her exceptional performance and prolific publication record in the field of linguistics and, more broadly, in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Her…

08
May
2024

Holy moly! Scott Morrison has plans for your (and his) own good

Written by Dr Joshua Black and Professor Frank Bongiorno.If Scott Morrison’s Plans for Your Good is a memoir, it is in the tradition of Christian autobiography. But unlike St Augustine – the author of the most famous example – Morrison does not have anything to say about a sinful youth. Indeed,…

07
May
2024

What will happen if Trump returns to the Oval Office?

Article by: Dr Charles Miller, Senior Lecturer, ANU School of Politics and International RelationsOn the day of the 2016 United States Presidential election, the German newspaper The Hamburger Morgenpost begged Americans not to elect the “horror clown”.Eight years later, after a Presidential term…

07
May
2024

Increase in number of Australians doing it tough

Australians are more financially stressed now than they were at any time immediately prior to or during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study from The Australian National University (ANU). In general, more Australians are finding it difficult to get by on their current income and are…

07
May
2024

Canberra to Rhode Island: The jewellery maker crafting his career

They say the best things come in small boxes and that’s true for the intricate creations of Jonathon Zalakos.Growing up in the western suburbs of Sydney, Jonathon developed a passion for jewellery-making early on, learning his craft in high school with basic metalworking tools, hammers, saws and…

23
Apr
2024

A Sign of Good Things to Come

Navigating the world can be hard when there’s a communication barrier, but that’s something students from the ANU Auslan Club are trying to change.Founded in January 2023, by Dr Gemma King, Senior Lecturer and French Program Convenor, Charlotte Young, CASS student and youth disability advocate, and…