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An advancement journey

While planning this issue for you – our readers – we were conscious that it has been a year of transformation and growth for the University of Wollongong.

We launched a number of new academic initiatives, including a new 4,000 square metre iAccelerate Centre, an $80 million Molecular Horizons Centre for Molecular and Life Sciences and expanded our operations in Hong Kong, Dubai and South Western Sydney.

We launched a refreshed strategic plan and brand identity and placed a spotlight on the links to all our communities, highlighting our role in the creation of opportunities, new industries and new jobs.

So it is only natural for UOW Outlook Magazine to also undergo a form of transformation and growth of its own. This includes a new design and – most excitingly – a brand new website showcasing extended stories, interviews, videos, galleries and more.

Like previous editions, this issue explores the ideas, insights, opinions and personal journeys of a rich and diverse range of thought leaders who are all connected by UOW.

Catherine Feldhausen spoke to us from Microsoft in Singapore about the importance of women in STEM, while Peter Ivanenza told us about his journey from Wollongong to Wall Street and Nicholas Underhill spoke with fellow alumni to explore diversity in Australian media.

Acclaimed Australian artist and educator Guy Warren AM shared stories from his illustrious 80-year career and we sat down with three influential Aboriginal women to hear them speak about life, passion and purpose.

We hope you enjoy this issue and gain inspiration on staying connected with your University and alumni community.

The UOW Outlook Magazine Team


Meet the UOW Outlook Magazine Team

Editor in Chief: Monique Harper-Richardson
Director of Advancement
President, University of Wollongong USA Foundation
B Comm Econ, M Strat Mktg, UOW

Managing Editor: Leanne Newsham
Alumni Relations Manager
BA Communications, UOW

Editor: Evette Deaves
Senior Alumni Communications Coordinator
BA Communications, UOW

Contributors
Keeli Cambourne, Evette Deaves, Ivy Fleming, Bernie Goldie, Monique Harper-Richardson, Leanne Newsham, Jake Troncone, Nicholas Underhill, Elise Pitt, Grant Reynolds, Ralph Newvillamor, India Lloyd, Andrew Herring, John Purvis, Jen Waters and Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Wellings CBE

Alumni Research: Lisbeth Duke and Natalie Rugiano

Graphic Design: Matt de Feudis: Graphic Designer
B Creative Arts (Visual Arts & Graphic Design), UOW
Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary), UOW

Jasper Smith: Graphic Designer

Illustration and Web Design: Claire Foxton: Graphic Designer
B Creative Arts (Visual Arts & Graphic Design), UOW

Print Design Coordinator: Tenille Hoppo
Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Web Design Coordinator: Anita Struthers
Digital Marketing Coordinator

Web Development: Sally Fenn: Web Developer – Front End
Adrian Sugden: Web Developer – Back End B Computer Science, UOW

Web Content Coordinators Emily Warren: Alumni Relations Officer
B International Studies, G Dip TESOL, UOW

Jake Troncone, Management Cadet

Photographers
Paul Jones and Mark Newsham

Print and Distribution
UOW Print & Distribution Services

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