Archive for September 2012

September 28st, 2012: USA College Day – London

USA College Day: This free event provides students, parents and advisors with the unique opportunity to meet representatives from over 125 American universities and educational service providers in London. It is the largest US university fair in the UK. Date: Friday, 28 September 2012 (Late Afternoon/Evening) & Saturday, 29 September 2012 (Day) Venue: Kensington Town…

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September 27th, 2012: EducationUSA Visits Higher Options, EducationUSA Staff Meet Hundreds of Students Interested in Studying in the US

With 25,000 students attending the Higher Options exhibition on college options, it was to be expected that many of them were interested in the opportunity to study in the United States.     Students from all over Ireland met with the Education USA staff during the three day exhibition. Many students had started their research…

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September 26th, 2012: Irish Fulbrighter Publishes Memoir, Eina McHugh's first book, To Call Myself Beloved, has been published.

Eina McHugh, current Director at The Ark in Temple Bar, and forthcoming Fulbright Scholar to the Lincoln Center Institute in New York, launched her new book last night at the Gallery of Photography in Dublin. McHugh’s book, a memoir of time spent in therapy, also explores the human impact of the “Troubles” in Northern Ireland.…

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September 25th, 2012: Fulbright on the Road! The Fulbright Roadshow will begin on October 4th, 2012 at NUI Maynooth

Fulbright staff will be hitting the road and visiting colleges throughout Ireland between now and early November. If you’re interested in learning more about studying or researching in the United States, please come by your local event. The Roadshow Schedule is as follows: Thursday, October 4th, 2012: NUI Maynooth, Career Development Centre, Arts Building from…

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September 24th, 2012: FLTA Interviewed on Cruinneog

Ronan Doherty, a 2011-2012 Fulbright Student who travelled to the University of Notre Dame to teach and study in the US as part of the FLTA program, was featured on Raidió na Gaeltachta’s new program, Cruinneog on Saturday, September 22nd, 2012. The new program, which features Irish speakers and the Diaspora’s impact on the Irish…

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September 21st, 2012: Former Fulbrighter to Perform as part of Music Festival, Event Opportunity: Fulbright Pianist to Perform in Galway

Peter Tuite, a former Fulbright Scholar who studied in the US at Johns Hopkins University, will be performing on October 2nd, 2012 as part of the Music for Galway Concert Series. Tuite, an accomplished concert pianist, will be performing with four others at Aula Maxima, at NUI Galway. Tickets are available here.

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September 17th, 2012: US Fulbrighters Attend Orientation, Thirteen US Fulbright Students and Scholars attended an action-packed orientation program on September 6th and 7th.

The newest Fulbrighters, who have been awarded grants to study and research in Ireland, arrived to the Fulbright Offices for an introduction to Ireland and to the Fulbright Program. Executive Director, Colleen Dube, and Assistant Public Affairs Officer at the US Embassy, Christy Doherty, welcomed the new arrivals to the “Fulbright Family.” Fergal Costello of…

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September 12th, 2012: FLTA Interviewed on Raidió na Gaeltachta

Former Fulbright FLTA, Madeleine Ní Ghallchobhair, was interviewed by Raidió na Gaeltachta’s Cearbhall Ó Síocháinon RTÉ as part of the launch of the Fulbright Awards for 2013-2014. To listen to the interview, please click here (interview begins at approximately 27 minutes in). Original airing of interview was August 24th, 2012.

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September 11th, 2012: Fulbrighter to Perform at Gaiety Theatre This Month

Current US Fulbrighter, Mr. Alexander MacDonald, will perform at the Gaiety Theatre on Sunday, September 23rd, as part of the International Music Bazaar, a charity concert featuring international performers. UPDATE: Please note this event has, unfortunately, been cancelled. More details are available on the International Music Bazaar page. Mr. MacDonald is a New York City-based…

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