Sir Ian McKellen charms Derry audience at Magee

Posted in Governance and administration on February 5th, 2013 by steve

“The acclaimed and award winning actor Sir Ian McKellen has said he is ‘privileged’ to have received an honorary doctorate from the University of Ulster as he shares their ethos …” (more)

[Derry Journal, 5 February]

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Ian McKellen gets honorary doctorate from Magee

Posted in Governance and administration on February 4th, 2013 by steve

“There was a celebration in Londonderry on Sunday to honour Sir Ian McKellen. The actor was given an honorary doctorate at the Magee campus of the University of Ulster …” (more)

[BBC News, 4 February]

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Gandalf actor to receive doctorate

Posted in Life on November 27th, 2012 by steve

Lord Of The Rings star Sir Ian McKellen is to receive an honorary degree from the University of Ulster. Sir Ian, whose depiction of Gandalf in the Lord Of The Rings trilogy thrilled audiences, will be made a doctor of letters for services to acting …” (more)

[Herald, 27 November]

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