Archive for October 2012

October 10th, 2012: Current Fulbrighter Starts Irish Reading Group in NYC, Current Irish Fulbrighter to Lead Reading Group on Irish Emigrants and the Diaspora

Dr. Ellen McWilliams, who is currently a Fulbright Scholar and is researching and lecturing in the US at Fordham University, has created an Irish Reading Group entitled “Exile and the Irish Writer.” McWilliams will lead the reading group on Mondays from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Aisling Irish Community Center. The group will…

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October 8th, 2012: EducationUSA Visits Sutton Park School, EducationUSA Advisors, Pippa Halley and Joanne Davidson, visited Sutton Park School on October 3rd, 2012.

Over forty students, parents, and teachers attended a presentation on going to college in the United States. Ms. Halley gave a presentation on how to go about applying to college in the U.S., including how to sign up for the SATs. The test, which is offered in Dublin and Waterford, is a required exam for…

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October 5th, 2012: Fulbrighter's Exhibit Opens at IMMA, Former Fulbrighter's Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) exhibit opens today, October 5th, 2012.

Alice Maher’s mid-career retrospective to run for three months in Dublin at the IMMA@NCH. Alice Maher is one of Ireland’s foremost artists, working in mediums of sculpture, photography, painting, and animation. Maher completed her Fulbright Award at the San Francisco Art Institute. Her current show, Becoming, will run at the IMMA from today until February…

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October 4th, 2012: Help Us Promote the 2013-2014 Awards – Posters for Download, Six Weeks Left to Apply for a 2013-2014 Fulbright Award to Study or Research in the US

The Fulbright Commission has produced a number of posters for download to help promote the 2013-2013 competition. There are just six weeks left to apply for a Fulbright Award for 2013-2014. There are seven different posters available for you to download and share with your colleagues, friends, and peers. You can download the following: Fulbright…

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October 2nd, 2012: US Institutions Attend EducationUSA Event in Dublin, Twenty US Colleges Visit EducationUSA in Ireland

While the European Association of International Education (EAIE) conference was in full swing across the River Liffey, EducationUSA in Ireland hosted a complementary event for visiting EducationUSA staff, US college institutions, and Irish guidance counsellors. The purpose of the “inter-changes” event was to give the American attendees an understanding of the Irish secondary school system.…

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October 1st, 2012: US Fulbrighter to Speak at DCU

Professor Brigittine French, a current US Fulbright Scholar who is researching and lecturing at Dublin City University in Ireland, will speak at an event on October 24th, 2012. Professor French, an Associate Professor of Anthropology and Chair of Linguistics at Grinnell College, will give a lecture entitled “Engendering Cultural Citizenship in the Irish Free State…

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