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March 2007 Issue
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Development & Alumni Events

MBA Alumni Association (MBAAA)

Event: Networking breakfast - first Wednesday of every month
Time: Any time after 7:30am
Venue: East Terrace Continental Café (between North Terrace & Rundle Street), Adelaide

Friends of the University of Adelaide Library

Event: Ruby Payne-Scott: a woman scientist in a man's world
A free public talk by Dr Miller Goss on the life and work of one of the first radio astronomers, Ruby Payne-Scott. What was it like to be one of the few woman scientists in a man's world 60 years ago? Payne-Scott made many contributions to the successful Australian radars used in the war in the Pacific.
Date: Thursday 22 March
Time: 6 for 6.30pm
Venue: Ira Raymond Exhibition Room, Barr Smith Library, University of Adelaide
Cost: Admission is free and open to the public: gold coin donation invited
RSVP: Bookings by Tuesday 20 March to or telephone 8303 4064

John Bray Law Chapter

Event: Big Band Dance with the Adelaide Art Orchestra, Conductor Timothy Sexton, Vocalist Johanna Allen and a Ballroom Dancing Show.
Dress to experience the magic of the Big Band Era including the music of Cole Porter and Glenn Miller. BYO Supper and Drinks.
Date: Saturday 5 May
Time: 7.00pm for 7.30pm start
Cost: $65 per person ($45 students/concession)
Enquiries: to or phone 8303 6356

West Malaysia Chapter

Event: Paintball competition-open to all alumni of Australian universities
Date: Sunday 1 April
Time: morning
Venue: To be announced, Kuala Lumpur
Cost: To be announced
RSVP: Edmond Yap on 019 3809788, email:

Event: Alumni Reunion Dinner-in conjunction with the University's convocation in Kuala Lumpur
Date: Sunday 22 April
Time: 7.30pm pre-dinner drinks served for an 8.00pm start
Venue: Orchid Room, Royal Lake Club (Jalan Chedrawasih, Taman Tasek Perdana, Kuala Lumpur)
Cost: RM70 / RM65 (Life Member)
RSVP: Robert 019 2330277, Kong Sing 03 79824312, Edmond 019 3809788, email:

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