Archive for November 2012

November 13th, 2012: Current US Fulbrighter Published in Planning for Higher Education Dr. Shannon Chance, Fulbright Scholar at DIT, Shares her Article, "Planning for Environmental Sustainability: Learning from LEED and USGBC."

Shannon Chance, who is currently researching and lecturing at the Dublin Institute of Technology, has had an article published by the Society for College and University Planning. The article, entitled “Planning for Environmental Sustainability: Learning from LEED and USGBC” can be downloaded here. Shannon is a registered architect, an Associate Professor of Architecture at Hampton…

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November 12th, 2012: Tips on Applying for Graduate School in the US Erin Eife, US Fulbright Awardee at NUI Galway, Shares her Experiences of Taking the GRE in Dublin

Personal statements, writing samples, and the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) are all parts of what may sometimes feel like an overwhelming process when applying to graduate programs in the U.S. While putting in time and effort is necessary for the applications, getting stressed is not! Taking the GRE outside of the US is definitely doable…

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November 9th, 2012: US Fulbrighter on RnaG, Discussing Irish Language Learning Comhrá le Chéile Launched by US Fulbrighter and her Husband

Current US Fulbrighter, Amanda Bernhard, and her husband, Jonathan Hohl-Kennedy, were interviewed on RTÉ’s Raidió na Gaeltachta about their new program for Irish language learning, Comhrá le Chéile. “Comhrá le Chéile” means “Conversation Together” and is Amanda and Jonathan’s proposal to give people who are learning Irish a chance to regularly participate in online conversation groups to…

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November 8th, 2012: Irish and US Fulbrighters Contribute to Election Debate Irish and US Perspectives on the US Political Election of 2012

Over the past few days, US and Irish Fulbrighters have been interviewed about the recent U.S. political election. Sharing their insights from both an Irish and American perspectives, the Fulbrighters are in a unique position to comment on the election. Oisín O Duinn, a Fulbright FLTA Awardee for 2011-2012, taught Irish at the University of…

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November 1st, 2012: Courtney Cokely Joins the Fulbright Team The Fulbright Commission welcomes new team member, Courtney Cokely, as the Program Administrator

On Thursday, November 1st, 2012, Courtney Cokely joined the Fulbright Commission as the new Program Administrator. Originally from Boston, Massachusetts, Courtney received a Bachelors of Art degree in History and Art History from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. Courtney just completed her Masters of Art degree in Contemporary Migration and Diaspora…

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