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Paddy Rice - My Favourite July 4 Memory

By way of introduction, my name is William P. "Paddy" Rice and I was a B.Sc (Agric) graduate in 1960. I have been overseas most of my working life - in Guyana, Bahamas and much of the Caribbean, and came to live in the USA with my wife Dorothy in…

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Hold That Smile: Student Show in the 1940s

Following on from our article on the beginnings of the University's Student Show, we take a look at how Show changed in the 1940s and get the reminiscences of an alumna who was heavily involved at the time...

The start of the 1940s heralded changes for the Student Show, largely…

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Fellows of the Royal Society from the University

Over the centuries, several alumni and staff of the University of Aberdeen have been awarded Fellowship of the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge, commonly referred to simply as the Royal Society. Founded in 1660, it is the oldest national scientific institution in the world and was awarded…

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Student Show Through the Decades

Today is World Theatre Day, so it seemed like a good opportunity to have a brief look back at our magnificent Student Show through the years! We have selected a picture from one show per decade since Show began in the 1920s right through to last year's spectacular 'Sister Echt'.…

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The Varsity Spirit: Student Show in the '20s and '30s

A few months ago the son of a University of Aberdeen alumnus got in touch about returning some of his late father's university papers to us, specifically a box full of material pertaining to the Student Show in the 1930s, with which the alumnus, James Mackay, had…

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