Marc Feigen and David Baker

Launched at the CAm Board meeting, “A Century of Friendship: A History of Cambridge Philanthropy in America” is a fascinating and lively 80-page chronicle of CAm, the organizations that preceded it, its history, its people, and the way that it has helped shape American philanthropy for Collegiate Cambridge.

Anthony Freeling
The University of Cambridge has appointed Dr Anthony Freeling as its Acting Vice-Chancellor with effect from 1 October 2022.  His term of office is expected to be six months.
gates cambridge
This year’s cohort comprises 79 new scholars. The scholars, who come from 30 countries, will begin their studies in October. They are studying subjects ranging from food security and bat reservoirs for viral diseases to how gut hormones control food intake and blood glucose levels. The class comprises 41 women and 38 men.
More than 50 students from backgrounds of educational disadvantage have been offered a place on the University of Cambridge’s first-ever pre-degree foundation year.
Lucy Cavendish

Christina and CAm Board Chair Peter Dawson have donated £2.6 million to Cambridge in America (CAm) to benefit Lucy Cavendish College, the largest donation in the College’s history. 

posse foundation

The University of Cambridge has become the first Higher Education institution outside of the USA to partner with the Posse Foundation, offering graduate studentships to young people from under-represented backgrounds.

computer science building

Research software engineers will bridge the gap between modern science and scalable complex software at four leading universities.

Prakash Melwani

Sidney Sussex College is delighted to announce that Prakash and Anjali Melwani have agreed to give £1,000,000 to enhance mental health and wellbeing at Sidney Sussex and in the wider University.

Una Ryan

The long-time vision of CAm Board member Una Ryan, (Girton College 1963) OBE PhD, will come to life as a pioneering new Fellowship administered by the Cavendish Laboratory for Physics in partnership with Girton College.

Cambridge University

During the virtual meeting, chaired by Peter Dawson (St Catharine’s), the Board unanimously welcomed three new Directors – Gabrielle Bacon, Ph.D. (Hughes Hall), Ms. Alison Davis (Selwyn), and Mr. Roger Ferguson, Jr., Ph.D (Pembroke).