Posts Tagged ‘NYU’

President Higgins in the U.S.A.

President Michael D. Higgins was in New York in September for the United Nations General Assembly, where he attended many high-level bilateral meetings with other world leaders. While in New York, he also participated in various other events around the city with the Irish diaspora. At the U.N., Higgins delivered Ireland’s national statement to theRead more..

Eileen M. Sullivan-Marx

Eileen Sullivan-Marx is Dean of NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing and the Erline Perkins McGriff Professor of Nursing and will assume the presidency of the American Academy of Nursing this year. She also is a professor emerita and adjunct professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing where she is an alumna. Dr.Read more..

Margaret E. Rice

Dr. Margaret E. Rice is a professor at the New York University School of Medicine, with joint appointments in the Department of Neurosurgery and the Department of Neuroscience and Physiology. She is also an Investigator in the NYU Neuroscience Institute and a member of the NYU Fresco Institute for Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders. As theRead more..


Alumni of University College Cork got together at NYU’s Glucksman Ireland House, for a reception hosted by the president of ​UCC, Professor Patrick O’Shea. Graduates were updated on the exciting developments taking place at their alma mater and mingled with former classmates and faculty. ♦

Being Irish, Being New York

New York University’s Glucksman Ireland House opened a quarter-century ago, and since then has led and witnessed tremendous changes in both nations’ cultures. Being New York, Being Irish gathers many of Ireland and Irish America’s finest writers and critical thinkers to consider and celebrate its 25th anniversary. This beautifully illustrated hardback is a wonderful recognitionRead more..

John P. Curtin

Dr. Curtin is a gynecologic oncologist currently practicing at NYU Langone Health. He is also the Director of Gynecologic Cancer services at Bellevue Hospital Center. Dr. Curtin joined the faculty at NYU School of Medicine in September 1999. Prior to joining the NYU faculty, he held faculty positions at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and USCRead more..

John Wolfe Ambrose Monument is Restored

Nearly 30 years after the bust of John Wolfe Ambrose, the Irishman who helped New York become one of the greatest sea ports in the world, was stolen from his memorial, a new bust was unveiled and rededicated on May 15, the anniversary of Ambrose’s death in 1899. The event, which was attended by Ambrose’sRead more..

Duly Deserved

Executive Director of the New York Immigration Coalition, Margie McHugh has build a coalition of more than 150 immigrant rights group to promote action at the local, state and federal levels on a wide range of immigration law, social service and education policy issues. This has led to new resources for legal aid to immigrants,Read more..

A Memorable Evening
with Seamus Heaney

Today, April 13, Seamus Heaney would have been 82 years old. Though he passed away too early, on August 30, 2013, his work lives on. Through the last 25 years of his life, the poet had an ongoing connection with Glucksman Ireland House, the center of Irish Studies at NYU, and its founder Loretta BrennanRead more..