Archive for December 2012

December 7th, 2012: Watch Hillary Clinton's Speech at DCU US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, delivered a speech on Human Rights at Dublin City University

Yesterday, December 6th, 2012, the Fulbright Commission were delighted to attend Secretary Clinton’s speech at DCU. Secretary Clinton launched the new Insitute of International Conflict Resolution and Reconstruction at Dublin City University.As part of her speech, Secretary Clinton spoke about the importance of human rights, identifying her four key areas that need to be protected:…

Read More

December 5th, 2012: Help Us Promote the Social Entrepreneur Award – Posters for Download Just Over Two Months Left to Apply for the Summer Institute on Social Entrepreneurship

We have produced a one-page flier on the Summer Institute on Social Entrepreneurship that you can download and share with interested friends and colleagues. You can download the poster here. Please feel free to share this widely with anyone you think might be interested. Please also note the new deadline of February 14th, 2013, which…

Read More

December 4th, 2012: Thanksgiving with the IFAA Fulbrighters Attend Annual IFAA Thanksgiving Event at NUIG

The Irish Fulbright Alumni Association hosted a festive Thanksgiving dinner at the Aula Maxima at National University Ireland, Galway on Friday, November 23rd, 2012. The event was attended by former and current U.S. and Irish Fulbright awardees, as well as Courtney Cokely from the Irish Fulbright Commission. After a traditional Thanksgiving feast of turkey and…

Read More

December 3rd, 2012: Irish Classes at UCONN Current FLTA, Lisa Nic an Bhreithimh, Excites Irish Language Learners at the University of Connecticut

The University of Connecticut’s campus newspaper, The Daily Campus, has written a great piece about Lisa’s Irish language courses that she is offering through her Fulbright Award.The article is available by clicking here.Lisa has a BA in Modern Irish and Philosophy from Trinity College Dublin and an MA in Media and Irish Language from University…

Read More