A photo of Margaret Atwood and her Ulysses Medal with President Andrew DeeksAtwood Awarded Ulysses Medal at UCD

Margaret Atwood was awarded the Ulysses Medal at O'Reilly Hall on 6 June 2018, at the Imagining: Home literary event.

The Ulysses Medal is the University's highest honour. Previous medal recipients include: Mary McAleese, Bill Clinton, Seamus Heaney, Edna O'Brien and Noam Chomsky.