Archive for October 2012

October 31st, 2012: Irish Fulbrighter Provides Insight on US Election Irish Scholar Gives Expert Views on the U.S. Political Elections of 2012

Dr. Nioclás Mac Cathmhaoil, current Irish Fulbright Scholar at UC Berkeley, has been interviewed about the current U.S. election on Raidió na Gaeltachta. He has also written a piece for the Belfast-based news website Meon Eile. Mac Cathmhaoil is currently researching and lecturing in the U.S. at the Huntington Library and the University of California,…

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October 25th, 2012: Dublin Laptop Orchestra to Perform this Saturday; Co-founded by US Fulbrighter to Ireland

The Dublin Laptop Orchestra, which was co-founded by former US Fulbrighter Dan Trueman, will perform this Saturday, October 27th, 2012 at the National Concert Hall.In a world-first, the Dublin Laptop Orchestra will perform with a full symphony as part of a RTE event entitled “An Evening with Eimear Quinn.” The Dublin Laptop Orchestra was co-founded…

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October 23rd, 2012: Fulbright Attends Book Launch of Bruce Nelson's New Book University of Notre Dame Centre Hosts Literary Event

At the invitation of the Keogh-Naughton Notre Dame Centre in the O’Connell House on Merrion Square, members of the Fulbright family were pleased to attend the launch of Bruce Nelson’s new book, Irish Nationalists and the Making of the Irish Race. Officially launched by Booker-prize nominee Seamus Deane, the event was attended by artists, academics,…

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October 22nd, 2012: Updates to Roadshow Schedule; UCC, DIT Bolton Street This Week, Fourth Week of Fulbright Roadshow for Students and Scholars Interested in Studying or Researching in the US.

Following the successful visits to TCD, UCD, IADT, and DIT Aungier Street and Rathmines, the Fulbright Roadshow moves into its fourth week with stops at UCC and DIT Bolton Street. There has been a slight change to the schedule and the UCC event will now take place on Friday, October 26th, 2012 from 1:00-3:00 p.m.…

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October 19th, 2012: EducationUSA's International Virtual College Fair is One Month Away, International Education Week Promises to be Exciting, Busy

EducationUSA, the U.S. Department of State-supported network of hundreds of education advising centers for students from around the world who are hoping to study in the US, is hosting an online college fair. On Tuesday, November 13th, 2012, the International Virtual College Fair will be active on the College Week Live website. Students with an…

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October 17th, 2012: EducationUSA Survey Winner Named; Thirty Irish Students to Study in US, EducationUSA Survey Asks for Information on Studying in the US

As part of an online survey by EducationUSA for Irish students planning to study in the United States, nearly thirty people provided feedback on going to college in America. One participant was randomly selected for a prize of $250 to spend in the US. The lucky winner was Bryan Holland, who is completing his Master’s…

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October 15th, 2012: Fulbright Roadshow Continues, Huge Interest in 2013-2014 Awards at Roadshow Events; More Events Over Coming Weeks

The Fulbright Team has been on the road for the last few weeks, visiting NUI Maynooth, Dublin City University, Waterford IT, UCD’s School of Law, and the GradIreland Fair. Over 100 students and scholars have turned out to learn more about Fulbright’s programs for studying and researching in the US. The Roadshow will continue until…

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October 11th, 2012: Irish Fulbrighter to Exhibit at Limerick City Gallery of Art, Irish Fulbrighter's Exhibit, Fragile Absolutes Part 3, Opens Today, October 11th, 2012.

Alan Phelan, a former Fulbrighter who studied in the US at Rochester Institute of Technology, will preview his new exhibit, Fragile Absolutes Part 3, from today at the Limerick City Gallery of Art. The exhibit will run until November 25th, 2012. The Fragile Absolutes Part 3 show is a triology of exhibtions and also includes…

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