Politics, Participation and Power bydfarrellPosted onMay 15, 2013 A posting about an event organised by our colleagues at DCU.The Presidents of Dublin City University and National University of Ireland Maynooth, Professor Brian MacCraith and Professor Philip Nolan cordially invite you to a ceremony to celebrate the launch ofPolitics, Participation and Power:Civil Society and Public Policy in Ireland OLICY IN IRELAND’Edited by Deiric Ó Broin and Mary MurphyThe book will be launched by Ms. Emily O’Reilly,Ombudsman and Information CommissionerLOCATION: City Hall, Dame Sreet, Dublin 2.DATE: Tuesday 21st May 2013TIME: 6pm followed by a receptionRSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 01-7008860 This entry was...
Rainer Forst: “Toleration and Democracy” byUCDspirePosted onApril 29, 2013 ACCEPT Pluralism Project, UCD School of Politics and International Relations and UCD School of PhilosophyThursday 9 May 2013Rainer ForstToleration and DemocracyNewman House 7pmThere will be a reception preceding the event from 6.15pm.Rainer Forst is Professor of Political Theory at the Department for Social Sciences, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt. He was named the ‘most important political philosopher of his generation’ when awarded the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize in 2012. His publications include Contexts of Justice: Political Philosophy beyond Liberalism and Communitarianism, 2002; The Right to Justification: Elements of a Constructivist Theory...
College prep is an important part of the Woodstock experience, because the majority of our graduates end up in universities and colleges across the globe. Woodstock’s college counsellor Renee Bowling is the first point of contact for students seeking advice about university admissions and college life, and there are frequent visits to Woodstock from institutions around...
On the 22nd March, famed international culinary and hospitality institution, Le Cordon Bleu, launched an online competition to give Taiwanese students the chance to prove their desire to attend the leading culinary arts school in the world.
The launch was presented by the Taiwanese Department of Commerce’s Minister for Economic Affairs, as well as special guests from Le Cordon Bleu, National Kaohisung University of Hospitality and Tourism and Ming Tai High School. Illustrating the forward thinking competition to encourage a creative approach to win one of four scholarships to Le Cordon Bleu, including a...
Confidence and the MBA Program
Posted on behalf of Seth Whetzel
One thing that I’ve been reflecting upon since my return from the Mason Global Residency in Brazil is my newfound appreciation for the term “confidence”. This word is oft-used in just about any good MBA program, or at least in any good finance MBA program. Consumer confidence, investor confidence, confidence in the markets; the list of expressions with the term “confidence” goes on and on. As an undergraduate economics major, it always struck me how important such a fickle, intangible concept was to our overall...
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