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The Twelfth Annual William Pitt Seminar

This year's William Pitt Seminar brought macro-economics and mindfulness together to ask ‘Are we too busy to get anything done?’ Why, in a world with unprecedented technological advances, countless digital tools for boosting productivity, and numerous apps, courses and books to help individuals improve the way they work, are we so worried that we aren’t fulfilling our potential? The twelfth William Pitt Seminar – ‘The Productivity Paradox: Are we too busy…

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A Year of Pembroke: 2016-17

A lot happens in Pembroke over the course of a year.  In this video our College Recorder looks back at a year in the life of Pembroke. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tqCfDMuSchk This short video can't show everything that happens.  Many more students, staff and Fellows will have achieved great things this year, and there are more talks and events than any one person could attend. Here are some of the things that we didn't include, but that are equally important: The International Programmes, which brings international students to Pembroke through the Spring Semester and Pembroke-Kings Programmes, celebrates it's 40th anniversary. To learn more, look for IP at 40 under 'Latest News'. Also celebrating…

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Graduate Parlour Comments Book

On a shelf above the comfortable chairs and board game collection of the Graduate Parlour (GP) are several large leather-bound books. These books are the comment books, used over the…

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Charlotte Westdijk (2016-17)

Goodbye Graduate Librarian

Charlotte Westdijk has been with us a year, working as Graduate Trainee in the library. In that time she’s become a part of Pembroke, and we’ll be sad to see her…

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