In This Issue
UPCOMING ALUMNI EVENTS
Alumni Board AGM::Saturday 15th September
Annual Alumni Golf Outing:: Mullingar Golf Club, Friday 21st September
Conversations on a Homecoming::Gaiety Theatre, 2nd October
Classes of 1972 & 1982 Reunion::Saturday 20th October
Midlands Alumni Club:: Professor Hubert McDermott Lecture, Wednesday 24th October
Classes of 1987 & 1992 Reunion::Saturday 10th November
UNIVERSITY NEWS
NUI Galway rises in International Rankings
University Open Days - Friday 5th October and Saturday 6th October
NUI Galway Scientists in Breast Cancer Research Discovery
School of Law Bulletin
GRADUATE UPDATES
NUI Galway London & UK Linkedin Group Launched
FOUNDATION NEWS
6th Annual Gala Dinner :: New York, Thursday November 1st
Galway University Foundation Co-Hosts DruidMurphy Opening in London
RECENT EVENTS
Arts Festival Chic Concert
James Joyce Concert
Maureen Dowd in Conversation
Midlands Alumni BBQ
NUI Galway Affinity Credit Card
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Welcome

Dear Graduate,

Welcome to the September 2012 edition of Alumni Links. This month's issue contains information on University news including NUI Galway's recent rise in International Rankings and on the Alumni Board's upcoming AGM.

Also included is information on recent and upcoming events including reunions for the classes of 1972, 1982, 1987 and 1992 - read on for information on how to register. We look forward to meeting you at one of our events during the year, come along and reconnect!

Finally, we'd love to hear your thoughts on this month's issue of Alumni Links - please let us know using the "CONTACT US" button at the bottom of the newsletter.

Le gach deá-ghuí,

Emma Goode
Alumni Office, NUI Galway.

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NUI Galway rises in International Rankings
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Research output and academic reputation has seen NUI Galway secure the largest boost among Irish universities in world rankings announced on 11th September 2012. With only two Irish universities improving their world ranking, NUI Galway witnessed the greatest rise in position, increasing 11 places.
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Upcoming Events
Alumni Board AGM::Saturday 15th September

All NUI Galway alumni are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting of the NUI Galway Alumni Association on Saturday, September 15th, 2012 from 1.00pm - 2.00pm in The Gatelodge, NUI Galway.

 

Attendees only RSVP to Colm O'Dwyer on colm.odwyer@nuigalway.ie / 091 493750 by Friday 13th September.

Annual Alumni Golf Outing:: Mullingar Golf Club, Friday 21st September
 
Golf
  • Open to all NUI Galway Graduates and Guests
  • Singles Stableford Mixed Competition
  • Tee-times 1-3pm, Dinner and Prizegiving 7:30pm
  • Book Individually or in Groups of Two, Three, or Four
  • Entry Fee 40 - includes Green Fees and Steak Dinner - Booking necessary

 

 CLICK HERE TO BOOK BY CREDIT CARD or  book by phone with Colm O'Dwyer,  Alumni Office 091 493750 or email colm.odwyer@nuigalway.ie. (Alumni B&B rate available at nearby Bloomfield House Hotel - Tel. 044-9340894). 

 

Conversations on a Homecoming::Gaiety Theatre, 2nd October

Druid Theatre Company's production of Tom Murphy's Conversations on a Homecoming will be performed in the Gaiety Theatre Dublin on Tuesday 2nd October.

An Alumni Reception will take place at the venue from 6:30pm with the play beginning at 7:30pm.

A special Alumni Rate of €32 is available to NUI Galway alumni and friends. Only a limited number of tickets is available!

Click here to Book online by credit card or telephone the Alumni Office on 091-493750 for other payment methods.

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Classes of 1972 & 1982 Reunion::Saturday 20th October
 
Guests celebrating last year's 30th and 40th reunion
Guests celebrating last year's 30th and 40th reunion
  • Afternoon Reception in University Quadrangle
  • Bus Tour of Campus
  • Reunion Celebration Dinner and Dance in Meyrick Hotel, Eyre Square, Galway
  • Tickets €40 per person 

For booking and further information telephone Colm O’Dwyer on 091 493750 or email alumni@nuigalway.ie or book online here

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Midlands Alumni Club:: Professor Hubert McDermott Lecture, Wednesday 24th October

NUI Galway’s Professor Hubert McDermott will deliver a lecture entitled ‘The ABC of Human Communication’ on Wednesday, 24th October at 8.00pm in the Custume Barracks, Athlone. This is a free event but guests are required to register in advance.

 Click here to register

 

For further details and information please contact the Alumni Office on 091 493750 or email alumni@nuigalway.ie. Or contact Sinead Lenehan on 085 7451684 or John O'Meara 087 2903160.

Classes of 1987 & 1992 Reunion::Saturday 10th November
 
Guests celebrating last year's 20 & 25 year reunion
Guests celebrating last year's 20 & 25 year reunion
  • Afternoon Reception in University Quadrangle
  • Bus Tour of Campus
  • Reunion Celebration Dinner and Dance in Meyrick Hotel, Eyre Square, Galway
  • Tickets €40 per person

For booking and further information telephone Colm O’Dwyer on 091 493750 or email alumni@nuigalway.ie or book here

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6th Annual Gala Dinner :: New York, Thursday November 1st
 
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In support of the Huston School of Film & Digital Media

The 6th Annual NUI Galway Gala Dinner in New York City will honor Michael P. Higgins, NUI Galway Class of 1982, Managing Director & Head, US Real Estate Finance, CIBC World Markets and Anjelica Huston, Academy Award Winner and NUI Galway Honorary Graduate and will feature a Special Performance by Moya Brennan of CLANNAD.

Please Register Here

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