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Human rights still a concern in Burma, despite big-name investment

By Mon, Oct 20, 2014 10:24AM UTC 0 Comment

As Burma is celebrated for growing investment and diplomatic opportunities, there are concerns among local activists and the international community that the country's ongoing human rights abuses will be forgotten....

The Maynooth Effect: Reflections of an International Student at NUIM

By Thu, Aug 21, 2014 10:30PM UTC 1 Comment

In September 2013, Jubin Pareek arrived at NUIM to take the one-year M. Sc. in IT Management programme. Having recently submitted his Master’s thesis, we asked him to share with us his thoughts about his time in Maynooth… Working in a bank was fun. It is a glamorous job when you are 24 years old...

Postgraduate Business at NUIM: Programmes for future business leaders

By Wed, Aug 06, 2014 4:30PM UTC Comments Off

Introducing the NUIM School of Business Job opportunities and employability are the focus of considerable attention in a challenging global employment market. As students have become more conscious of the need to develop ‘a stand-out CV’, the decision to undertake postgraduate study is more career-driven than ever before. The School of Business at Maynooth provides...

Speed Mentoring: Women Helping Women!

By Wed, Mar 12, 2014 11:58AM UTC 1 Comment

Hi everyone! One of my favourite things about McMaster University is the never ending opportunities to network! I generally receive an email about 2-5 different opportunities per week from various faculty organizations. I was so excited when I was invited to a “Speed Mentoring Event – Women in Engineering”! This event had 10 different 15 minute workshops that would be run by McMaster Alumnae women in various leadership positions...

US growth upgrade gives stocks another lift

By Sat, Dec 21, 2013 12:13PM UTC 0 Comment

PARIS (AP) — News that the U.S. economy grew by more than previously thought in the third quarter shored up global markets Friday and sent the main U.S. indexes up to record highs. Government figures showed that the world’s largest economy grew by an annualized rate of 4.1 percent in the third quarter, up from...