Trinity Appeals for Donations to Aid Search for Missing Professor

Posted in Governance and administration on May 18th, 2019 by steve

Ireland“College is holding a vigil this evening for Prof Seamus Lawless, who went missing on Mount Everest. Trinity has called for donations to a GoFundMe page to fund the search mission for Prof Seamus Lawless, who went missing on Mount Everest on Thursday …” (more)

[Eleanor O’Mahony, University Times, 18 May]

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Free speech row as QUB academics accuse unionists of bid to gag them

Posted in Governance and administration on May 18th, 2019 by steve

“A row has broken out following complaints by unionist politicians about views expressed by lecturers at Queen’s University. The University College Union (UCU) at Queen’s has hit out at what it termed ‘wholly unfair and worryingly authoritarian attacks’ on local academics’ right to voice opinions … ” (more)

[Adrian Rutherford, Belfast Telegraph, 18 May]

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What ails the leading college of Irish athletics?

Posted in Governance and administration on May 18th, 2019 by steve

Ireland“There is no such thing as the right way to finish a race, only the best way, and Infinite Tucker may well have found it. With a name like that who could forget him now? Caught somewhere between hope and the hope not, and the gravity which might pull him through, Tucker performed the perfect Superman dive to win a college 400m hurdles race in America last Saturday – the Southeastern Conference Championships, staged in Fayetteville, Arkansas …” (more)

[Ian O’Riordan, Irish Times, 18 May]

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