College news

20 June 2005
Application forms for book grants and grants from the Tutors' Course and Conference Fund can now be downloaded.
15 June 2005
Professor Jack Goody, Fellow of St John's since 1961, has been awarded a Knighthood in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours List for services to social anthropology.
6 June 2005
Cambridge Channel Challenge, 20 June 2005 The inaugural Cambridge Channel Challenge was launched in December 2004 and has been organised by members of the LMBC. It will take place from 20th June 2005. The challenging race will start at Shakespeare Beach in Dover and will finish when the rower steps onto French sand, after 5 hours of intense rowing.
18 April 2005
St John's College has elected Chris Ewbank, 43, as Fellow and Senior Bursar from 18 April 2005. Chris took his BA at St John's in 1984, reading Part I History and Part II Law. Chris Ewbank has most recently been Chief Operating Officer of Rothschild's Asian Investment banking in Hong Kong, having joined Rothchild in 2000. Prior to that, he was an...
30 March 2005
The Dan David Prize Board has announced that the $1,000,000 Dan David 2005 Prize for achievements in the past category has been awarded jointly to Professor Yisrael Finkelstein of Tel Aviv University and Professor Graeme Barker FBA, Disney Professor of Archaeology in the University of Cambridge and Fellow of St John's College. The citation reads that "[...
21 March 2005
GALE, Professor Ernest Frederick, BA, PhD, FRS, Emeritus Professor of Chemical Microbiology, Fellow of St John's College 1941-44, 1949-88, died on 7 March 2005, aged 90.
11 March 2005
MONRO, Dr Peter Alexander George, MA, MSc (London), MB, BChir, MD, University Lecturer in Anatomy, 1955-1982, Fellow of St John's College, 1966-1986, died on 9 March 2005, aged 86.
16 February 2005
Our web area has now been updated to include information on our Open Afternoons this year: these will take place on 29 June and 1 July. Individuals are now able to check out the programme and submit an online booking in the main Open Days section, and teachers organising school parties will find a separate booking form in the Teachers section.
13 December 2004
Register of Twentieth-Century Johnians The Register of Twentieth-Century Johnians, Volume I, has been published. The book, which contains entries for all Johnians who were admitted to the College between 1900 and 1949, is available to purchase through the Johnian Office for £30.00 (plus £6.00 p&p within the UK, £10.00 overseas).
27 October 2004
Elections to Fellowships, 2004 Elections to Fellowship under Title A (Research Fellowships)
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