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In Lockdown, Lessons from Minerva – an Online College With No Campus

Mid-pandemic, colleges around the world are turning to online teaching. Minerva – a global college with no campus – has been doing it for years.
By Emma Taggart
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In Trinity and Columbia, Twin Archivist Projects Map a Pandemic in Real Time

Living in Lockdown, a Trinity project, is chronicling the pandemic in a new way. In the US, a similar project is taking place in Columbia University.
By Gillian O'Neill
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A Trinity-Linked Programme Opens Doors for the Innovators of the Future

Founded by third-year Trinity student Tom McCarthy, Patch is a six-week summer accelerator programme for Ireland’s brightest young students.
By Naoise D’Arcy
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On Student Homelessness, Experts Say a Data Vacuum is Hampering Change

Students who live in insecure conditions, including ‘couch-surfers’, aren’t always considered when we think of Ireland’s homelessness problem.
By Gillian O'Neill
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In UCD, Academics Push Pandemic-Era Research – Inside the Lab and Out

With a contact tracing centre, and research that’s likely to be crucial to how Ireland manages the virus, UCD is at the coalface of pandemic research.
By Annasthasia Fitzgerald
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‘Flightless Fitzgerald’: Remembering One of Trinity’s Greatest Scientific Pioneers

A peculiar and humble man, George Francis Fitzgerald has been largely forgotten – despite his mighty contributions.
By Gillian O'Neill
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In a ‘Toxic’ Direct Provision System, College Students Hit Breaking Point

Third-level students in Ireland's direct provision system say the virus has laid bare – again – the unworkability of the system.
By Rachel O'Leary
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In the UK, Liberal Arts Offer a Different Philosophy on Higher Education

Over the past 10 years, the UK has seen a surge in interdisciplinary teaching, with a different vision of what college should teach students.
By Molly Furey
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How a Student Movement at Its Peak Made Ireland Listen Up

Five years on from the marriage equality referendum, those who led the student campaign say creativity was crucial to influencing debate.
By Donal MacNamee
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Lorna Fitzpatrick is Ready to Lead USI Through a Pandemic – and its Fallout

USI’s president is running unopposed for a second term. There’s still plenty to be done, she says.
By Cormac Watson