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How did Dublin city lampposts end up in NUI Maynooth?

Posted in Governance and administration with tags on 13 March 2011 by Steve

Obedientia Civium Felicitas Urbis, Happy is the city where citizens obey. You can see the city motto on most lampposts in the capital …” (more)

[Come here to me!, 13 March]

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Student with master’s gift

Posted in Life with tags , on 13 March 2011 by Steve

“It’s about six o’clock on Wednesday evening. Patrick Mullins arrives back at NUI Maynooth campus in a rush. While other jockeys are thinking only about Cheltenham at this stage, the champion amateur has the added distraction of assignments, a final-year thesis, study and lectures to attend …” (more)

[Independent, 13 March]

Teacher’s Pet

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 1 March 2011 by Steve

“… The appointment of UCD vice president Philip Nolan as the new president of NUI Maynooth is ruffling feathers in the Kildare countryside. Until the eleventh hour, there was a widespread expectation around the campus that the job would be filled by an internal candidate …” (more)

[Irish Times, 1 March]

Fears of attack at college pro-life protest

Posted in Life with tags on 20 February 2011 by Steve

“A member of a pregnancy counselling clinic had to be escorted from Maynooth University last week amid fears of physical attack from ‘pro-life’ students …” (more)

[Alison O’Riordan, Independent, 20 February]

New Irish university president

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , on 17 February 2011 by Steve

“NUI Maynooth yesterday announced the appointment of its third president, Professor Philip Nolan. He is currently Deputy President and Registrar of University College Dublin, and he has been a key member of the management team assembled there by President Hugh Brady …” (more)

[Ferdinand von Prondzynski, University Blog, 17 February]

UCD registrar appointed new President of NUI Maynooth

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , on 16 February 2011 by Steve

“NUI Maynooth has appointed Dr Philip Nolan as its new president, succeeding Prof John G Hughes who resigned the position last year …” (more)

[TheJournal.ie, 16 February]

Professor Philip Nolan Appointed President of NUI Maynooth

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 16 February 2011 by Steve

“The Governing Authority of NUI Maynooth today confirmed the appointment of Professor Philip Nolan as President of the University. He will take up the position on 15th August 2011 …” (more)

[NUI Maynooth Communications Office, 16 February]