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St David’s Day and the Bible in Welsh

As St David’s Day approaches, we have been looking into the history of the first complete printed Bible in Welsh by Johnian alumni William Morgan and Edmwnd Prys in 1588.

Cleaning up: converting waste streams into green energy

Professor Erwin Reisner runs the Reisner Laboratory in the Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry. He has been a Fellow at St John’s since 2011. In this article for The Eagle 2023 he outlines current research projects in the Reisner Lab and shares some of his hopes for the future.

LMBC Newsletter – May Bumps review

This issue of the LMBC newsletter focuses on the successes of all the College crews at the May Bumps.

The energy agenda

The Master, Heather Hancock, describes some of the ways the College is addressing energy usage in its estate, as well as highlighting the research work conducted by its members in this area.

Frederick Douglass bronze bust

A bronze bust of Frederick Douglass, donated by alumnus Roger Arvid Anderson (1968), has been installed in the Working Library. It is the work of renowned sculptor Bruce Wolfe.

Survey of alumni of St John’s College in the USA

Take part in our survey of Johnians in the USA

Music Concert Series

Join us in College this autumn for an exceptional music concert series with alumnae musicians to celebrate the admission of women to St John’s.

St John’s announces ground-breaking plan to offer free university places to country’s most disadvantaged students

St John’s College has launched the UK’s most generous programme to fully-fund the education and living costs at Cambridge University for students from lower-income backgrounds. Read the full announcement for more.

Generating Genius

Thanks to a generous Johnian donation, this year marks the start of an exciting collaboration between St John’s and Generating Genius. Head of Admissions Victoria Harvey introduces the scheme.

An update from the President of the May Ball Committee

The latest news on scenarios under consideration for 2021