All posts tagged "Ireland"

  • The community reacts to the future of Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum

    Following the news that Quinnipiac has ended its 30-year sponsorship with the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, the community is left wondering: what is the future of Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum? “Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University...

    • Posted February 5, 2019
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  • Life and teachings of Frederick Douglass honored with statue and exhibit

    A statue of Frederick Douglass created by Andrew Edwards stands larger than life and now resides at the Quinnipiac University School of Law. The Frederick Douglass statue stands over eight feet tall, is made of resin, and...

    • Posted February 13, 2018
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  • Students abroad in Brussels airport were not harmed during terrorist attack

    Three students studying abroad are safe after witnessing Tuesday’s terrorist attacks at the Brussels airport. The students were not injured and are currently staying at a U.S. Embassy employee’s house. Another student, who is studying abroad in...

    • Posted March 22, 2016
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  • Great Hunger Institute to open new exhibit

    Ireland’s Great Hunger Institute at Quinnipiac will launch a new exhibit in the Arnold Bernhard Library on March 22, commemorating the 100-year anniversary of Ireland’s quest for independence from Britain. The exhibit, The Seed of the People,...

    • Posted March 8, 2016
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  • Ireland’s Great Hunger Institute announces new exhibit

    The university will be honoring the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising in Ireland. The Easter Rising was a rebellion in the country that led to its independence from the British Empire and transformed the country into...

    • Posted February 25, 2016
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  • Prime Minister of Ireland visits QU

    By Thamar Bailey, Tara O’Neill, Julia Perkins and Sarah Doiron The prime minister or taoiseach of Ireland visited Quinnipiac on Sept. 24 to receive an honorary degree of humane letters, presented by Vice President and Provost Mark...

    • Posted September 25, 2015
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  • ABL prepares for new Great Hunger exhibit

    The An Gorta Mór Room in the Arnold Bernhard Library will temporarily close on April 3 to prepare for the Lady Sligo exhibit beginning on May 1. The letters of Lady Catherine Sligo, written from 1845 to...

    • Posted April 2, 2014
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  • Views on Campus: thoughts from a study abroad student

    By Brianna Quinn So how much studying actually goes on abroad? Stereotypically, co-eds who study abroad are perceived as having done so to skip a semester of “real” classes, opting to instead rack up stamps in their...

    • Posted October 7, 2013
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