Wondering what to listen to as you relax on that sunbed? Academics and alumni share their recommendations.
Douglas Adams came up to St John’s in 1971. Seven years later, the first episode of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy aired. As his archive goes on display at St John’s, CAM asks Adams’s Cambridge friends and collaborators about his comic genius.
The world of single-celled organisms is mostly still to be discovered, says Dr Ross Waller.
Tax. It might not seem sexy, but tax policy – who, when and why the state taxes – is at the heart of determining the character of a society. CAM delves into the history and the politics of taxation
New research has found that students who take part in sport enjoy better mental health and wellbeing.
Larping. Cosplay. Dungeons and Dragons. Whether a response to the digital world or a new kind of performance, playing – for adults – is back.
Composer, Jonathan Dove (Trinity 1977) shares the sounds which shaped his student days at Cambridge.
The Vice-Chancellor’s announcement of £500m Student Support is a bracing moment of irreversible commitment, writes Dr Mark Wormald of the Senior Tutors’ Committee.
In Yorkshire and Macedonia, in New York and Mongolia, alumni volunteers are critical to the work done by University groups across the globe.
Read the letter from the Editor for CAM 87 and all your emails, letters, tweets and posts in response to CAM 86.
Psychologist and Fellow Emerita of Newnham, Dr Terri Apter reveals the reads which have had the greatest influence on her life.
Dr JD Rhodes is the Director of the Cambridge Centre for Film and Screen and a Fellow of Corpus Christi College.
The Cambridge University Brass Band have it all: pancakes, costumes and Uptown Funk.
Research into the University’s historical links with slavery helps us to reduce inequality today, says University Vice-Chancellor Professor Stephen J Toope.
Josie Rourke (New Hall, Murray Edwards 1995) and fourth-year Modern and Medieval Languages student Annabel van Daalen discuss crockery, cutlery and culture shock.
Greek texts, picky butterflies, and the first Performance of a lost Liszt.