The Bridge is the annual magazine for Maynooth alumni. Produced each December, enjoy updates from your alma mater, find out what we're planning for alumni in the year ahead or just check it out to see what your fellow alumni have been doing - there's bound to be something or someone to catch your eye.
The Bridge 2020
Monaghan woman Laura Madden was awarded the President’s Medal 2020 by MU for her courage in speaking publicly about the sexual predation of Harvey Weinstein
Little surprise that the lecturer in Design Innovation at MU has become RTE’s go-to inventor in its programming schedule, also appearing in Home School Hub, and on The Business, on RTÉ Radio 1, detailing the history of PPE.
Dr Katriona O’Sullivan beat the odds as a homeless teenage mother. Now she’s trying to change them. With generous philanthropic support and expertise from Microsoft, the tech giant and MU lecturer have partnered on a series of outreach-focused STEM innovations – with real-life impacts on the line.
A ground-breaking Story Exchange Project saw 10 students from the Maynooth Access Programme (MAP) and 10 inmates from Mountjoy Prison’s Progression Unit come together and learn that while they might inhabit different worlds, in reality they weren’t all that different.
Are you currently without work, thinking of returning to learning, or interested in acquiring new skills relevant to your current role? Maynooth University is now offering a suite of accredited skills-based courses for these uncertain times.
Maynooth University staff and students stepped up with vital research and initiatives when the pandemic struck.
The Maynooth University Student Emergency Fund serves as a lifeline for students facing extraordinary financial challenges. The fund assists students who are experiencing unforeseen and immediate financial difficulties to avoid homelessness, hunger and other hardship so they continue and complete their studies.