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Esteemed Pembrokian Honored By Google…On His 308th Birthday →  September 18, 2017 0

  Today Google crafted a Google Doodle in honor of Samuel Johnson’s 308th birthday. You can see it here  And read about it here Importantly, Dr. Johnson was only able to attend Pembroke College, Oxford for one year…after which his funds ran out. If you are so inclined, think about how much your gift to […]

2017 New Year’s Honours for Roger Bannister →  January 18, 2017 0

Congratulations to Sir Roger Bannister, CBE, former Master (1985-1993) and Honorary Fellow of Pembroke College, who was made a Companion of Honour for services to sport in the New Year’s Honours list for 2017.  Sir Roger, 87, becomes one of only 54 living people to have received the honor. ‘I have always been astonishingly lucky […]

Oxford On Top →  September 27, 2016 0

Great news! Oxford is the first UK university to top the World University Rankings for 2016. To learn more, click here

Prof. Nicholas Cole & Prof. Peter Claus Visit Boston →  September 11, 2016 0

Pembroke Fellows Nicholas Cole (left) and Peter Claus (right) visited Boston on September 6 and met for lunch with Pembroke College Foundation President Tom Herman (center). Nicholas reported great progress on his U.S. Constitutional Convention digitization project, based at Pembroke, which will be publically launched in Oxford on October 14, 2016. In addition to his […]

Sterling Year For Pembroke Academics —  2016 Norrington Table Results →  September 6, 2016 0

Sterling Year For Pembroke Academics —  2016 Norrington Table Results Pembroke College obtained its highest Norrington Table score ever, vaulting 16 places in the newly released rankings for the academic year 2015/2016. Pembroke tied with Brasenose and Univ. as the colleges that had risen most in the ranks, moving from last place in 2014/2015 to […]

Hattendorf ’73 Awarded D.Litt and Alfred Thayer Mahan Award →  May 3, 2016 0

Multiple congratulations to famed maritime historian, Professor John B. Hattendorf ‘73, who was awarded the prestigious Doctor of Letters degree (D.Litt) by the University of Oxford at a ceremony in March 2016. John is Chairman of the Maritime History Department and the Ernest J. King Chair of Maritime History at the US Naval War College […]

Congratulations to Professor David Finegold ’85 →  April 10, 2016 0

Congratulations to Professor David Finegold ‘85, who has been named President of the Chatham University in Pittsburgh, PA.  He becomes the nineteenth President in the University’s 147 year history. David graduated summa cum laude from Harvard in 1985, and was a Rhodes Scholar at Pembroke. He received his D.Phil. in Politics in 1992. In selecting […]

Pete Buttigieg Cited As “One Of The Next Obamas” →  February 25, 2016 0

The national celebrity profile of South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg,’05 (subject of a North American Pembrokian profile last year), keeps increasing.  Fresh off an overwhelming re-election victory in November, Pete is, according to New York magazine, one of 10 young leaders cited by the magazine as the future of the Democratic Party, and possibly […]

Pembroke Fellows Hannah Smithson and Mark Fricker in San Francisco (July 27, 2015) →  June 17, 2015 0

  Pembroke Fellows and fellow scientists Hannah Smithson (Experimental Psychology) and Mark Fricker (Plant Science) will be presenting their work aa Pembroke event in San Francisco on Monday, July 27. Hosted by Peggy Gyulai, partner of Jeremy Sutton ‘79, Hannah and Mark have billed their talk: Medieval Science: Light, Colour and Rainbows and how data is […]

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Senator Richard G. Lugar Speech to the Fulbright Association on the occasion of the acceptance of the Fulbright Prize for International Understanding The George Washington University Jack Morton Auditorium November 10, 2016     *****   I am deeply honored to receive the Fulbright Prize for International Understanding. I thank the Fulbright Association and the […]