Fairfield University Alumnus John Flannery '83 to Lead General Electric as CEO

Fairfield University alumnus John Flannery ’83 has been named CEO of General Electric effective August 1, 2017 and chairman and CEO of the company effective January 1, 2018.

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Stag Standouts Join Professional Ranks

Wallace signs with Pittsburgh Pirates, Carey inks deal in Ireland.

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The Quick Center for the Arts Announces Star-Studded 2017-18 Season

The Quick Center’s new season is here, and it's bigger and bolder than ever! This year they’ll fly high with the gypsy-like carnival of Machine de Cirque and take in the energy of heart pounding dance companies like Ultima Vez, Paul Taylor Dance Company, and Hervé Koubi. The music of Eddie Palmieri and Habib Koité will touch your soul, while boundary-breaking performances of Dada Masilo and Toshi Reagon shift your perspective. Actor Mark Ruffalo kicks off the OVF season, and John Pizzarelli is back with his wife Jessica Molaskey to celebrate the holidays. Of course the Quick has some standard favorites (like the Moscow Festival Ballet), and the Open VISIONS Forum, The Met: Live in HD, Family Fun, and NT Live series are back and better than ever.

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Fairfield Spotlights Nationally-Ranked Graduate Programs in Info Session, July 12

The Office of Graduate Admission will be hosting a public Information Session for individuals interested in pursing their master’s degree on Wednesday, July 12, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Aloysius P. Kelley Center.

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Fairfield University Forges Innovative Partnership with Aldrich Museum

The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum and Fairfield University embark on an exciting new partnership as they co-present an inaugural summer institute, June 27 to 30, 2017.

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Fairfield MFA Alumni Write Their Own Hollywood Endings

From earning an Emmy nomination and landing a feature film to topping some of the summer’s hottest reading lists, three of Fairfield University’s MFA in Creative Writing alumni are writing their own top story headlines.

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Fairfield Hosts Awards Night for Top Local Educators

Last month, the Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions welcomed 400 students, parents, faculty, and staff from the Bridgeport community to campus as part of the Bridgeport Higher Education Alliance (BHEA) Excellence in Education Week.

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More Than 1,400 Stags Returned to Campus for Reunion 2017

Reunion 2017 hosted 1,450 alumni for a packed weekend of Stag fun. See all the Reunion photo albums here!

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Members of Fairfield's First Graduating Class Honored at 2017 Commencement

Nearly 10,000 people joined in celebrating the class of 2017 on campus, and thousands more via live streams on social media, when the Jesuit University awarded 934 bachelor's degrees, 393 master's degrees, 28 6th year certificates and 36 doctorates.

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The Stags Win! Advance in MAAC Baseball Championship, 1:30 TODAY

The defending conference champions return to the diamond on Friday

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Fairfield Student Recognized as State’s Top Rising Teacher

Chastity Berrios Hernandez has been named the 2017 Alma Exley Scholar for her pursuit as an urban educator in Connecticut.

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Student's Recycling Program Aids Refugees

As students prepared to leave campus for the summer, the Center for Faith and Public Life Campus Sustainability grant recipient, Camille Giacovas ’18, launched the Recycle for Refugees Project. The project saw Giacovas ’18, Anya Cullen ’17, Larkin Brown ’18, Julie Mughal, associate director of the Center for Faith and Public Life, Pejay Lucky, assistant director of Residence Life, and others collect used furniture and home goods from Fairfield students for refugee families.

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Senior Week 2017: Once a Stag, Always a Stag

Last week, Fairfield University hosted its annual Senior Week. Senior Week is a week-long program that offers the graduating class opportunities to strengthen friendships, reflect on their years together at Fairfield and celebrate their accomplishments as they prepare for the future. The year's Senior Week theme was Once a Stag, Always a Stag.

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Fairfield Faculty Receive National Awards for Innovative Teaching and Research

History Professor Dr. Silvia Marsans-Sakly and Professor of Music Dr. Laura Nash have been awarded substantial grant awards from the National Endowment for Humanities (NEH) in recognition of their innovative teaching and academic research.

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Jude Law, Daniel Radcliffe and More from NT Live at the Quick

The Quick Center for the Arts has added new National Theatre Live broadcasts to their schedule. Escape the heat this summer and join us for a cool afternoon or evening with Jude Law in Obsession, Daniel Radcliffe in Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead, and Imogen Poots in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Single tickets are $25, $20 for senior tickets, and $10 for children or students.

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Countdown to Fairfield Half Marathon, June 25 — Come Cheer or Run with Us!

Fairfield University is once again a proud sponsor of the Faxon Law Fairfield Half Marathon and 5K taking place on Saturday, June 24 and Sunday, June 25. This year, the University is also a title sponsor for the Fairfield University Lil’ Stags Kids Fun Run, which is a half mile race for children 12 and under on Saturday, June 24.

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Fairfield Softball Takes on LSU - NCAA Action Tonight on ESPN

Stags head to Baton Rouge for NCAA action this weekend.

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Dr. Richard Greenwald, New Dean of Fairfield's College of Arts and Sciences

One of the leading “higher-education thinkers,” according to The Chronicle of Higher Education, Dr. Richard Greenwald will join Fairfield University in July 2017.

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Engineering Students Donate Mini-Library to Bridgeport School

Earlier this month, 13 engineering students created a mini-library for Bridgeport students at the Cesar A. Batalla Elementary School through the Fairfield University chapter of Engineers Without Borders to promote a love of literacy and learning.

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Stags AD Gene Doris, 45 Championships, 35 NCAA Berths, Announces Transition Plan

Doris will lead and advise the national search and transition for his successor, acting as special advisor until the end of the calendar year.

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Fairfield to Host AJCU Conference on Diversity and Equity, June 13-16

Fairfield University will host the 37th annual AJCU Conference on Diversity and Equity (CDE) from June 13 – June 16, 2017. The theme of the conference is “Where Do We Go From Here: Creating An Intersectional Vision for Radical Social Change.”

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A Trip Down Memory Lane —75th Anniversary Exhibition Opens at Fairfield Museum

In conjunction with Fairfield University’s 75th Anniversary, the Fairfield Museum and History Center is featuring an exhibition of photographs and memorabilia reflecting the University’s origins and ongoing mission. Celebrating Fairfield’s 75th Anniversary: A Proud Past, An Amazing Future will be on display until June 30.

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Watch 67th Commencement Live on Facebook This Sunday

Fairfield University celebrates its 67th Commencement on Sunday, May 21, 2017. Graduate and Undergraduate ceremonies will be held on the Bellarmine Lawn on the University campus.

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Bestselling YA Author Sarah Dessen at Fairfield Bookstore Jun. 8

How many true loves do you get in one lifetime? Once and for All, Sarah Dessen’s thirteenth novel, is set in the world of wedding planning, where crises are routine and ‘the big day’ comes nearly once a week. Sarah will visit the Fairfield University Bookstore, on Thurs., Jun. 8, 2017 at 7 p.m. on the 2nd floor, to read from her new novel, answer questions from fans and sign copies.

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Stags Softball Plays for MAAC Championship Saturday

First pitch is slated for noon on ESPN3

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Social Media Takes Off at Fairfield—With Stags Front and Center

Always finding new ways to communicate with Stags wherever they are, Fairfield University continues to expand on social media with new content and strategies to grow and engage its online family. After implementing customized approaches in 2016 to speak authentically to followers’ experiences on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat, the efforts are paying off.

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Arts, Sports, and More! — Kids Summer Programs at Fairfield

The school year may be ending but planning is underway for exciting summer programs at Fairfield .

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Fairfield's Writing Project Awarded $20,000 to Support Refugee Children

On May 3, 2017, IMPACT Fairfield, a women’s collective that gives to organizations impacting Fairfield County, awarded the International Institute of Connecticut and a collaboration with Dr. Bryan Ripley Crandall, Connecticut Writing Project at Fairfield University, Bridgeport Public Schools, and Ubuntu Academy a $20,000 grant for their proposal, “Refugee Children and Youth: Learning Enrichment and Academic Preparedness.”

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Fairfield Engineers Pitch Solutions to Local Tech Firms

At the end of April, seniors in the School of Engineering (SOE) pitched their senior design projects to their fellow students, professors and industry mentors such as Precision Combustion, Inc. of New Haven, CT, ASML of Wilton, CT, Medtronic, Inc., Northeast Laser & Electropolish of Monroe, CT, and the Federal Aviation Administration. From a quiet shop vacuum to a micro bioreactor array for tissue engineering applications — SOE students put their skills to the test to make their work come to life.

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Celebrating Fairfield's 25 Year Literacy Partnership with Bridgeport

Fairfield University psychology professor Judy Primavera, PhD along with past and present student volunteers, recently celebrated a 25-year-long partnership between Action for Bridgeport Community Development and Fairfield University known as the Adrienne Kirby Family Literacy Project (AKFL).

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"What Fairfield Means to Me" Video Among Essay Contest Winners

At 75, Fairfield’s greatest legacy lies in the impact it has had on our students, faculty, staff, alumni and Jesuits. To hear firsthand how Fairfield has made a difference in the lives of our community members, Nancy Dallavalle, Vice President for Mission and Identity, sponsored a contest seeking answers to the question: “How did Fairfield shape who you are?”

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Stags Earn Six NCAA Public Recognition Awards

Six Fairfield athletic programs lauded for academic success.

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Biology Students Take Top Prizes in National Competitions

Fairfield biology students took home top-prizes in multiple national competitions this past month, further supporting the hypothesis that the University’s Biology Department has award-winning research down to a science.

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Local Girl Scouts Rock STEM Day at the SOE

On Saturday, April 29, nearly 60 Girl Scouts filled classrooms at the Bannow Science Center on campus for STEM Day hosted by Fairfield University’s student chapter of the Society of Women Engineers. Juniors and Cadettes in grades 4-8 learned elements of electrical, software, and biomedical engineering as well as teambuilding in a series of student-run sessions.

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Service Learning Celebrates a Year of Success

On Thursday, April 27, the Office of Service Learning (OSL) and the Center for Faith and Public Life (CFPL) at Fairfield University celebrated a year of student projects and 2016 service learning courses, and introduced four new courses for the 2017-2018 academic year at their annual Service Learning Appreciation Celebration and Poster Session.

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Be a Residential College Mentor! Info Session May 22

On Monday, May 22, Fairfield University will host an information session about the Residential College Mentoring Program at 7 p.m. in Alumni House.

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Safety Celebrated at Fairfield University

With $85.5 Million of construction leading the way towards Fairfield’s future, the University has seen new additions to the community. But instead of wearing suits, they’re wearing hard hats.

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Fairfield University Announces its 9th President

The Board of Trustees of Fairfield University is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark R. Nemec, PhD, as its 9th President effective July 1, 2017.

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Humanitarian Action Students Advocate for Ethiopian Scholar at Risk

Students enrolled in service learning course IL 152 International Human Rights/PO390 Politics Seminar recently hosted a “Free Dr. Gerba Week” to illuminate the plight of Scholar At Risk (SAR) Professor Bekele Gerba and his situation in Ethiopia.

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Fairfield's Fulbright Scholars and Specialists Announced

This year, three of Fairfield University’s own are among the elite group to be awarded Fulbright grants to embark on educational experiences abroad.

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Health Studies Minor Continues to Grow in Numbers and Importance

As the physical footprint of Fairfield’s campus continues to grow with the construction of the University’s new state-of-the-art Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies, so does the number of students interested in pursuing the facility’s hottest minor.

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Fairfield to Host NCAA Championships in Men’s Lacrosse, Men’s Ice Hockey

Fairfield chosen to host four events, including the Men’s Lacrosse National Championship Game in 2021 and 2022

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The Dolan School Receives Reaccreditation by the AACSB

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB) has announced that it is maintaining its accreditation of the Dolan School of Business for the next five years.

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Students Recognized for Achievement, Service and Leadership

From international service and advocacy to mentoring and program development, undergraduate and graduate students were recognized for leadership and outstanding achievements from across all schools.

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Largest Ever Applicant Pool for Fairfield's Open House

For two weekends in a row, Fairfield’s campus has been buzzing with excitement and celebration as the Office of Undergraduate Admission welcomed just under 3,500 future Stags and their parents for Fairfield in Focus, a series of consecutive annual open house events held exclusively for accepted students and their families.

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Glee Club Droppin’ the Millennium Mix Tape Concert, May 3

The Fairfield University Glee Club, produced by Carole Ann Maxwell, D.S.M., will present their annual Pops concert, Droppin’ the Millennium Mix Tape, on Wednesday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts.

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Fairfield Student Named 2017 Newman Civic Fellow for Service

Fairfield University student Camille Giacovas ’18, was recently named as a 2017 Newman Civic Fellow. Giacovas is one of 273 students across the country that will be apart of the 2017 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows.

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Irish Novelist Kevin Barry, Reading and Signing, Apr. 24

Award-winning Irish novelist and short-story writer Kevin Barry holds a public book reading and signing at Fairfield University’s Aloysius P. Kelley Center, on Monday, April 24, at 6:30 p.m.

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Exploring Poetry with Columbus School Students

Earlier this semester Dr. Bryan Ripley Crandall led a series of writing workshops with his Philosophy of Education students and students from Columbus School as part of a state turnaround grant to improve literacy.

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Fairfield Presents Student Film Festival Cinefest, April 28

Fairfield University will roll out the red carpet at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts when it presents the 12th Annual Cinefest Fairfield on Friday, April 28, 2017 at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

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Lacrosse to Host Military Appreciation Day, April 22

The doubleheader and fundraiser to benefit military charities and organizations begins at noon.

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Second Annual President's Awards for Innovation

The second annual President's Awards for Innovation is now accepting nominations for faculty, staff and students.

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Last Call For Submissions! What Does Fairfield Mean to You?

Today is the final day to enter to win Fairfield University's 75th Anniversary contest by telling us what Fairfield means to you, spiritually, academically, socially and professionally.

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Over $30,000 in Funding Awarded at the 2017 Fairfield StartUp Showcase

Last week four student startup teams took the stage at the Quick Center to compete in the sixth annual Fairfield StartUp Showcase.

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Alpha Sigma Nu Names Teachers of the Year

Dr. Paula Gill Lopez, associate professor of Psychology and Special Education at the Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions (GSEAP) and Dr. Michelle Leigh Farrels have been recognized as the 2017 Alpha Sigma Nu Teachers of the Year.

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Stags to Host Athletics Hall of Fame Golf Outing, May 8

Event set for Brooklawn Country Club in Fairfield

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State and Local Politicians, Business Leaders Discuss Impact of GE’s Departure

An audience of community members, local business owners and students gathered at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts on Tuesday, April 11 for Fairfield University's First Annual MPA Summit, Moving Forward in the Absence of GE.

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Three Ways to Commemorate Fairfield's 75th

Attend A Work of the Society: Jesuits and Fairfield's Past, Present and Future on Wednesday, April 26 from 4-6 p.m. in the Kelley Center Presentation Room. See the flyer for more details.

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Fairfield Hosts Annual Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony, April 24

On Monday, April 24, 2017, Fairfield University will host the annual Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony at 4:30 p.m. in the Egan Chapel of St. Ignatius Loyola. The event is free and open to the public.

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Folger Shakespeare Library’s Michael LoMonico to Visit Fairfield

During his visit to Fairfield University from April 24 to April 25, LoMonico will spend time with English and education classes to observe how Fairfield’s professors get their students excited about literature and learning, and he will demonstrate his own workshops on Shakespeare, teaching and writing.

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An Unforgettable Surprise

A rainy day was made unforgettably bright when Meg Moore, a University sophomore with cerebral palsy, received a surprise gift that shows the amazing impact of the Fairfield University community.

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2017 Commencement Speakers & Honorary Degrees Announced

Former Fairfield University president, Rev. Jeffrey P. von Arx, S.J., returns to campus for the undergraduate ceremony. President and CEO of Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, Juanita James, will speak at the Graduate Ceremony.

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Anthony Bruno Named Head Coach of Fairfield Swimming and Diving

Bruno takes the reins after four seasons on the Iona coaching staff

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Theatre Fairfield Presents Gender-Bent "Taming of the Shrew," Apr. 20-25

Theatre Fairfield concludes its 2016-17 season with a gender-bending, social-media inspired version of Shakespeare’s famous comedy, The Taming of the Shrew, April 20-25 at the Pepsico Theatre.

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Annual Student Research Symposium, April 20

There is no question that students at Fairfield University work hard, and on April 20, they will show off the products of their academic and artistic endeavors at the annual Research and Creative Accomplishments Symposium, the 17th Annual Sigma Xi Presentation and the Senior Nurses Capstone Presentation.

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From Sister Thomasina to Martin Scorsese, Commonweal Lecture, April 19

On Wednesday, April 19, award winning author and contributing editor for Commonweal Magazine, Rand Richards Cooper, will deliver Fairfield University’s 11th Annual Commonweal Lecture entitled “Confessions of a Catholic Interloper: From Sister Thomasina to Martin Scorsese.”

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The 2017 Fairfield Awards Dinner Raises More Than $1M for Scholarship

With nearly 600 guests in attendance, the 29th annual Fairfield Awards Dinner on Thursday, March 30 at the Grand Hyatt in New York City raised $1,070,000 for The Multicultural Scholarship Fund and other scholarships at Fairfield, which are awarded to students of diverse backgrounds and those who demonstrate financial need.

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The Future Without GE — Fairfield Hosts MPA Summit, April 11

Fairfield University’s First Annual MPA Summit, Moving Forward in the Absence of GE, will be held at the Quick Center for the Arts on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at 7:30 p.m., and will consider the political and economic impact of General Electric's recent departure from Connecticut.

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“War Stories” Veterans Performance at the Quick, March 31

A unique collaborative project, WAR STORIES: A Veterans Project gives voice to the voiceless. Homeless Veterans from ARBI/Homes for the Brave to share their stories in a full-length performance work on March 31 and April 1.

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Three Stags Collect MAAC Weekly Awards

Stags honored in baseball, women’s lacrosse and women’s tennis.

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Art History Majors to Intern and Study at Sotheby’s and the Guggenheim

Fairfield University Art History & Visual Culture majors Michelle Rakowsky ’17, Shea Spiller ’17 and Isabel Telonis ’17 were recently accepted into highly competitive art programs at the Guggenheim Museum, the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice and the prestigious Sotheby's Institute of Art.

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Nancy Spielberg on "Creation of Israeli Air Force," Bennett Lecture, April 4

On Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at 7:30 p.m., documentary filmmaker Nancy Spielberg will discuss the Jewish experience and documentary filmmaking when she delivers Fairfield University’s Carl and Dorothy Bennett Lecture in Judaic Studies. Free and open to the public, the event will take place at the Quick Center for the Arts.

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Fairfield University Glee Club Celebrates 70 Years, April 8

The 70th Anniversary Gala celebrates the music and memories of the Fairfield University Glee Club.

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Dolan School Finance Programs Recognized by CFA Institute

Finance majors are on the path to career success thanks to the Dolan School of Business’ recent recognition by the Chartered Financial Institute’s (CFA) University Recognition Program.

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U.S. News: Fairfield Grad Programs Among Nation's Best

The annual report by U.S. News & World Report sees significant jumps for Fairfield’s business and nursing schools’ graduate programs.

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Dolan School Announces the StartUp Showcase Investor Panel

The Dolan School of Business has officially announced the investor panel that will help students fund and launch their business ideas at the sixth annual Fairfield StartUp Showcase on April 6.

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MLB All-Star, Darryl Strawberry, to Speak at Fairfield, April 18

Fairfield University will host former Major League Baseball all-star, Darryl Strawberry, on April 18, 2017 at 7 p.m. at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts.

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Senior Advisor to Blackstone Headlines Dean’s Lecture, March 28

John Dionne will speak at the upcoming Dolan School Dean’s Lecture titled, “Global Outlook for Private Equity Investing,” in the Dolan School of Business Dining Room on Tuesday, March 28 at 7 p.m.

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Educational Technology Collaboration Day a Success

Last week the Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions (GSEAP) packed the Dolan School of Business dining room to host educators from around the state to share ideas for using technology in the classroom.

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Social Justice Poet Danez Smith Performs Reading, March 29

Critically-acclaimed poet and performer Danez Smith, winner of multiple prestigious literary awards, will perform a free poetry reading at Fairfield University on Wednesday, March 29, at 7 p.m. in the Faber Hall Dining Commons.

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Stags to Host Villanova Saturday at Rafferty Stadium

Fairfield men’s lacrosse will celebrate its 25th varsity season at halftime on Saturday, March, 25.

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Fairfield Turns 75 Today!

It’s our 75th birthday and we only have you to thank!

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Fairfield Contributes Over $1 Billion to Local Economy, Study Finds

Total direct spending and induced spending by Fairfield University totaled over $1 Billion, according to an economic impact study from the Connecticut Conference of Independent Colleges (CCIC).

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Fairfield Hosts First Annual Lip Sync Battle, March 28

Fairfield University will host its first annual Lip Sync Battle on March 28 at 9 p.m. at Alumni Hall. The lip sync battle will see faculty competing against students, and will be emceed by Dean Donald Gibson. This event is sponsored by the Dolan School of Business 2nd Annual Week of Service.

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Bennett Center for Judaic Studies Presents Blue Like Me: The Art of Siona Benjamin

On Wednesday, March 22, Fairfield University’s Carl and Dorothy Bennett Center for Judaic Studies presents the Samuel and Bettie Roberts Lecture in Jewish Art by Siona Benjamin. Benjamin is an artist who was raised as Jewish in a predominantly Hindu and Muslim India. Her work reflects her background and heritage and is inspired by Indian miniature paintings and Sephardic icons.

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Fake News Panel: Democracy in the Digital Age, March 28

The DiMenna-Nyselius Library will host “Fake News! Media Skepticism and Democracy in the Digital Age,” a panel discussion and Q&A on Tuesday, March 28 from 4-5:30 p.m. in the Multimedia Room of the Library.

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Theatre for One™ Offers a Unique Live Theatre Experience, March 22 - 24

Named by The New York Times Magazine as one of the 10 Best Theatre Events of 2015, mobile performance company Theatre for One brings their state-of-the-art performance space for one actor and one audience member to the Barone Campus Center at Fairfield University for an intimate theatre experience from March 22 through March 24. Performances are free and open to the public, and will take place daily between 12 p.m. and 6 p.m.

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Fairfield University Glee Club presents “Music in the Key of Spring”

The Fairfield University Glee Club presents “Music in the Key of Spring,” on Saturday, March 25 at 8 p.m. at St. Catherine of Siena Church in Riverside, CT.

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Fairfield University Kicks Off 75th Anniversary Celebrations — March 17

Fairfield University will kick off its 75th Anniversary celebration on its official birthday, Friday, March 17, 2017.

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Historic Capital Campaign On Track at $142M

The Fairfield Rising Campaign — still ongoing and on track to achieve its historic $160 million goal — is now in the final phase of fundraising.

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Dolan Hosts Wells Fargo Wall Street Interview Boot Camp, March 23

The Dolan School of Business will present Wall Street Interviewing Boot Camp on Thursday, March 23 at 5 p.m. in the Dolan School Dining room. Hosted by Wells Fargo, the event will feature alumnus Tom Kushner ’86, managing director and senior relationship manager in the Global Institutional Capital Group at Wells Fargo Securities.

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Ladysmith Black Mambazo A Cappella Group, March 12

South Africa’s Ladysmith Black Mambazo has warmed the hearts of audiences worldwide with their uplifting vocal harmonies for more than 50 years, and on Sunday, March 12, the group will do just that when they perform at the Quick Center for the Arts at 7 p.m.

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Anne Frank Choral Tribute "Annelies" with the Mendelssohn Choir, March 26

Fairfield University’s 11th annual Jewish-Christian Engagement Lecture series presents “Annelies: A Choral Setting of the Diary of Anne Frank” featuring soprano, Arianna Zukerman and the Mendelssohn Choir of Connecticut.

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Yohuru Williams Featured in "An Outrage," History of Lynching Doc at Smithsonian

Dr. Yohuru Williams, interim dean of Fairfield University's College of Arts & Sciences, is among five esteemed historians featured in An Outrage, a captivating new documentary about lynching in the American South scheduled to premiere at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History on Saturday, March 11, at 4 p.m.

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Jake Knostman '17 Named Senior CLASS Award Candidate

Fairfield’s two-year co-captain is a Dean’s List student with a 3.99 grade point average

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Three Stags Earn MAAC Weekly Honors

Student-athletes from softball, women’s lacrosse and men’s tennis lauded by the conference.

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MAAC Championships, Both Teams Face Albany Saturday

Both Fairfield teams tip off action from Albany on Saturday

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SoccerGrlProbs at the StartUp Showcase - April 6

On April 6, 2017 Fairfield alumnae and founders of SoccerGrlProbs will return to campus as guest speakers at the 6th annual Fairfield StartUp Showcase at the Quick Center. Free and open to the public, the Showcase is the University’s annual entrepreneurship competition where students negotiate live with investors for seed money to start their businesses.

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Third Annual STAGiving Day is March 8

Fairfield University has been making a difference in the lives of our students for 75 years. There is no better way to help us continue this legacy than by participating in our third annual STAGiving Day next Wednesday, March 8.

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GENERATION FOUND Film and Panel Discussion, March 27

Fairfield University will present a screening of GENERATION FOUND, followed by a panel discussion on Monday March 27, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at the Quick Center for the Arts. The event is free and open to the public. GENERATION FOUND is a documentary about one community coming together to ignite a youth addiction recovery revolution in their hometown.

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Engineers Week Success at the Maritime Aquarium

More than 140 local students attended the School of Engineering’s (SOE) Engineer’s Week event this past Saturday at the Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk, Conn. The day of activities was the final community event in a weeklong series that Fairfield programmed for Discover E’s annual Engineers Week — which celebrates how engineers make a difference in our world, increases public dialogue about the need for engineers and brings engineering to life for kids, educators and parents.

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Fairfield Celebrates Discover Islam Week with Human Rights Advocate Rais Bhuiyan

Rais Bhuiyan, a human rights advocate, peace activist and President of World Without Hate, will be this year’s keynote speaker for Discover Islam Week. The event will be held on Thursday, March 9 at 6:30 p.m. at the Barone Campus Center Lower Level. All events are free and open to the public.

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Fairfield Athletics Announces 2017 Hall of Fame Class

Six to be enshrined at Brooklawn Country Club, May 8

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Fairfield Basketball Prepares for MAAC Championships

The tournament is set for March 2-6 at Times Union Center in Albany, N.Y.

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STAGiving Day is March 8: Be Part of the Celebration!

Fairfield University has been making a difference in the lives of our students for 75 years. There is no better way to help us continue this legacy than by participating in our third annual STAGiving Day on Wednesday, March 8.

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Open VISIONS Forum: Ayaan Hirsi Ali, March 8

Among Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People, world renowned human rights activist and women’s rights advocate, Ayaan Hirsi Ali will give an Open VISIONS Forum lecture at Fairfield on Wednesday, March 8 at 8 p.m. at the Quick Center for the Arts.

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Fairfield Celebrates Women’s History Month with Series of Events

In March, Fairfield University will celebrate Women’s History Month with a series of events spanning a diverse array of topics. From a spoken word artist to a women’s panel on navigating male dominated career fields, there is something to interest everyone.

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Etiquette Dinner Preps Students for Professional Dining - March 2

The Dolan School will host its annual Etiquette Dinner on Thursday, March 2 in the Dolan School of Business Dining Room from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Open to all students, the evening will feature Ann Marie Sabath, a professional etiquette expert and president of At Ease, Inc. who will help students gain a competitive edge by showing them how to avoid some common etiquette pitfalls.

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Nursing Student Julia Brown ’17 Accepted into Peace Corps

Starting a nursing job right out of college is challenging, but graduates of the Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies do it every year. But what would it be like to have your first nursing job take you half way around the world, to Africa?

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Tackling Big Data: Fairfield's New Business Analytics Certificate

Fairfield University’s Dolan School of Business is now offering a certificate program in Business Analytics. Designed for individuals in need of fundamental knowledge in the area of business analytics, either to better perform in a current position or to become more marketable for a future role in their career, the certificate allows individuals to take four courses and earn 12 credits.

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Sō Percussion Brings Their Dreamscape to the Quick, March 2

Sō Percussion, a modern percussion ensemble, presents "A Gun Show" on March 2 at the Quick Center. The show is an exploration of issues such as race, economic inequality, public safety and constitutional rights through music, text and movement.

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CFPL Launches Refugee Youth Mentor Program

Fairfield students will put into action the core Jesuit value of being men and women for others, mentoring young refugee students throughout the Spring 2017 semester. During the 10-week program, students between the ages of 13-18 years old will engage in a number of activities with Fairfield students including workshops, tutoring, college essay assistance, recreational activities and conversation.

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2017 Fairfield Lacrosse Promotions Schedule Announced

Promotions and ticket specials announced for seven home games this spring.

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Middle School Mathletes Compete at MATHCOUNTS Competition at Fairfield University

Local Middle School students compete at MATHCOUNTS competition recently held at Fairfield University.

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Susan Crile Exhibit & Lecture surrounding tales from Guantanamo Bay, Feb. 22

Acclaimed artist Susan Crile sheds light on the inhumane treatment of prisoners and the physical realities of torture in her upcoming lecture, “Pain and the Abuses Of Power: Guantanamo Bay’s Legacy,” on Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 5 p.m. in the DiMenna-Nyselius Library. The cross-disciplinary lecture coincides with Crile’s exhibit, "Guantanamo and BlackSites: In Our Name," which is currently on display in the University’s Lukacs and Experimental Space Galleries.

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Bennett Center: “Is Movement to Boycott Israel Anti-Semitic?,” Feb. 27

On Monday, Feb. 27, at 7:30 p.m., Fairfield University’s Carl and Dorothy Bennett Center for Judaic Studies and the Judaic Studies Program will present “Is the Movement to Boycott Israel Anti-Semitic?” by Gabriel Noah Brahm, PhD.

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Fairfield Moves to Next Stage in Presidential Search

With phase one and two of the Presidential Search complete, the Search Committee has selected ten of the top candidates to meet during a first-round of interviews scheduled for later this month.

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"Fairfield at 75" — Rev. Thomas J. Regan Bellarmine Lecture, Feb. 22

Rev. Thomas J. Regan, S.J., will present his lecture,"Fairfield University 1942-2017: Seventy-Five Years and Counting!" at the annual Fairfield University Bellarmine Lecture in the Dolan School of Business Dining Room on Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 7:30 p.m.

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Campus Sustainability Committee Announces 2016-17 Grant Winners

Fairfield University’s Campus Sustainability Committee recently announced the winners of the 2016-17 student grant competition. The two winning teams were each awarded $1,500 to implement innovative and original proposals that positively impact environmental and sustainability issues affecting campus.

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Fairfield University’s Counseling Programs Receive CACREP National Accreditation

GSEAP's Clinical Mental Health Counseling program and School Counseling program have received an eight-year accreditation by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Professions(CACREP).

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Register Now for the Fairfield Half Marathon and 5K, Jun. 24 and 25

Fairfield University is once again a proud sponsor of the Faxon Law Fairfield Half Marathon and 5K taking place on Saturday, Jun. 24 and Sunday, Jun. 25, 2017. This year, the University is also a title sponsor for the Fairfield University Lil’ Stags Kids Fun Run, which is a half mile race for children 12 and under on Saturday, Jun. 24.

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Dr. Philip Eliasoph Presents Dehn Gallery Talk, Feb. 16

Philip Eliasoph, PhD, professor of art history, will present a lecture entitled "All the Beauty and the Mystery in the World: F. Scott Fitzgerald and George Gershwin Interpret Adolf Dehn's Manhattan" on Thursday, Feb. 16, at 5 p.m. in the Bellarmine Hall Galleries. This gallery talk is offered in conjunction with the exhibition Adolf Dehn: Midcentury Manhattan.

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Fairfield Athletics Hosts National Girls and Women in Sports Day

A group of 120 local youths came to Fairfield University’s campus on Feb. 5 to participate in National Girls and Women in Sports Day. The group included various local Girl Scout troops as well as members of the Fairfield Athletics Lil’ Stags Club.

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2017 Fairfield Athletics Hall of Fame Golf Outing, May 8

Annual event returns to Brooklawn Country Club in Fairfield.

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Making Connections: Job Shadow 2017

Each year during winter break, Fairfield University’s Alumni Job Shadow program pairs students with alumni professionals across the country for a day of career exploration. This year’s Alumni Job Shadow week grew to 242 students shadowing 171 alumni in business and organizations across various industries.

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Men’s Lacrosse to Play at Penn State on ESPNU, March 17

The Stags will visit State College for the nationally televised contest.

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“Free at Last” Screening and Panel Discussion, Feb. 15

The Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions will sponsor a screening of “Free at Last” followed by a panel discussion on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Kelley Center.

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Pilobolus in Shadowland at the Quick, Feb. 4

Internationally acclaimed Pilobolus Dance Theater is renowned for its unique and diverse collaborations that break the barriers between creative disciplines. Both intensely dramatic and comedic, Shadowland, coming to the Q stage this weekend, is part shadow act, part dance, part circus and part concert.

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Fairfield Celebrates National Engineering Week, Feb. 19 - 25

Fairfield's School of Engineering will participate in Discover E's National Engineering Week (Feb. 19 - 25), which celebrates how engineers make a difference in our world, increases public dialogue about the need for engineers and brings engineering to life for kids, educators and parents during a series of events. The weeklong celebration will culminate with a free day of events and an IMAX® film screening on Feb. 25 that's open to area youth interested in engineering.

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Inspired Writer Series Begins Feb. 16

Fairfield University’s Inspired Writer Series returns this semester with a diverse roster of distinguished authors, each of whom will offer insight into their creative process and their most recent publications during a series of six interactive book discussions.

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Fairfield Students Achieve a 96% Job Placement Rate for Five Consecutive Years

Nursing tops the charts at 100% job placement for undergraduate and graduate students.

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Burke CAA Preseason Player of the Year, Team Ranked 17 in Nation

Stags tabbed for second in CAA Predicted Order of Finish

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Dolan School Welcomes Investor-in-Residence, Phillip Cagnassola ’92

The Dolan School would like to welcome Phillip Cagnassola ’92 as the School’s first Investor-in-Residence (IIR).

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Tennis Star James Blake Returns to Fairfield, Jan. 30

James Blake, joined by a panel of local experts, comes home to discuss his journey from Fairfield High School, the U.S. Open, and a case of mistaken arrest where his life would change forever.

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9th Annual Poetry for Peace Contest Celebrates Young Poets from Local Community

Fifty-five budding poets from more than 20 local Bridgeport and Fairfield primary schools took to the Regina A. Quick Center stage on Tuesday, Jan, 24, to share their poems and personal messages of peace during Fairfield University’s Ninth Annual Poetry for Peace Awards Ceremony.

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Service Learning Collaboration Receive Values Award

Jessica Alicea-Planas, RN, PhD, Michelle Leigh Farrell, PhD and 20 Fairfield University students received the Values Recipient Award at St. Vincent’s Medical Center. The award was given to Planas, Farrell and the students for the work they accomplished during their service learning courses last semester with the University’s community service-learning partners St. Vincent’s Medical Center and HOPE Pharmacy.

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Visit the Fairfield 75th Anniversary Timeline

To celebrate our 75th anniversary, Fairfield has planned a series of commemorative activities, including the creation of an online timeline, which highlights the major events in the University’s history from 1942 through 2017.

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Class of 2021 Boasts Largest Application Pool in University History

At the start of the University’s spring semester, more than 11,000 applications have already been submitted by the Class of 2021, marking the largest application pool to date in Fairfield’s 75-year history.

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MLK Celebration at Fairfield University, Jan. 23-30

Dr. Fania Davis, a long-time social justice activist, Civil Rights trial attorney and restorative justice practitioner will be the convocation speaker on January 25, part of the annual week-long Martin Luther King Jr. remembrance events.

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Stags Join Coaches vs. Cancer 3-Point Challenge

Fans can make a pledge to benefit the American Cancer Society.

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Students and Employers Mock Interview Day, Jan. 25

On Wednesday, January 25, held in the Kelley Center, 23 local employers will participate in this year’s Mock Interview Day as students from all majors practice their interview skills and gain real time feedback from professionals. Companies such as Epsilon, BDO, Octagon and BlumShapiro will help students hone their abilities and prepare to enter the workforce. Mock Interview Day is sponsored by Bank of America.

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Student Entrepreneurs Advance to the StartUp Showcase

Five student teams are announced for the sixth annual Fairfield StartUp Showcase.

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Fairfield Scholar-Athletes Receive National Recognition

Women’s Volleyball and Women’s Soccer are recognized for being among the top scholar-athletes in the country.

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Grammy-nominated Organist Cameron Carpenter at the Quick, Jan. 28.

Carpenter’s International Touring Organ was officially introduced with two Lincoln Center concerts in March 2014 and it is a sight – and sound – to behold. Don’t miss this stereotype-smashing organist at the Quick this winter.

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Construction Across Campus Underway!

Work is full-steam ahead around the John A. Barone Campus Center, in the Quad area, as well as preparations underway for a new parking garage on the footprint of the existing parking lot at the Kelley Center.

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Open MINDS Institute at the Quick Center Announces Spring Semester

The Open MINDS Institute — a new, exploratory “classroom without walls,” presents seminars and workshops with master professors from Fairfield University and beyond, on topics designed to deepen the experience of the programming at the Quick Center for the Arts.

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Men’s Lacrosse, Baseball Earn National Preseason Recognition

Both teams appear in national polls prior to the 2017 campaign.

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Women's Basketball Hosts Kid's Day Out Event, Jan. 6

Cheering Kids Drive Stags to Hard-Fought Win!

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Business Breakfast: Building Creativity in Your Organization

All corporate decision makers are invited to attend the Business Breakfast this Friday at the Dolan School.

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Award-winning Italian Pianist Alessio Bax Brings Classical Music to Life, Jan. 20

Award-winning classical pianist Alessio Bax will take the stage at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts at Fairfield University on Friday, January, 20, 2017 to perform a concert of Scriabin and Ravel at 8 p.m.

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The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola Info Sessions, Jan. 23

On Monday, January 23, the Center for Ignatian Spirituality will hold two information sessions for the Ignatian Encounter, The Spiritual Exercises. The information sessions will take place at 12:30 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. in Dolan House, rm. 107.

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Curtis Cobb ’19 Breaks Fairfield Single-Game Scoring Record

Sophomore netted 46 points in a 97-79 win at Manhattan on Thursday night

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Fairfield University Announces New Palliative Care Center

A $2.5 million leadership gift will ensure Fairfield’s Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies’ students receive essential clinical education in the growing field of palliative care.

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Adolf Dehn: Midcentury Manhattan Exhibition Opens, Jan. 26

The Fairfield University Art Museum presents a new exhibition, “Adolf Dehn: Midcentury Manhattan” on view from Friday, January 27, 2017, through Friday, April 7, 2017, in the museum’s Bellarmine Hall Galleries on the campus of Fairfield University. An opening reception, free and open to the public, will take place on Thursday, January 26, from 6:00-7:30 p.m.

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Quick Center to Receive $10K Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $30 million in grants as part of the NEA’s first major funding announcement for fiscal year 2017. Included in this announcement is a Challenge America grant of $10,000 to the Quick Center for the Arts for their WAR STORIES project.

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Fairfield Offers EMT Certification Course

Fairfield University’s Department of Public Safety, in collaboration with the Town of Trumbull Emergency Medical Services, will offer the skill-enhancing Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Basic Course from January 18 to May 6, 2017.

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New Science Course Serves-up Edible Experiments at Molecular Gastronomy Event

Students enrolled in Fairfield University’s interdisciplinary course “The Philosophy and Biochemistry of Food and Eating Practices” ended the fall 2016 semester with an interactive molecular gastronomy demonstration and tasting presented in partnership with Fairfield University’s dining services (Sodexo).

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Read Aloud Day With Cesar Batalla Kindergarten Classes

Kindergarten students from Cesar Batalla School visit campus for the annual Read Aloud event.

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Lacrosse Tickets, Suite Rentals and Gameday Experiences On Sale

The home slate begins with a Feb. 25 doubleheader on Conway Field at Rafferty Stadium

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Celebrating Community at the Annual Jesuit Christmas Party

The Fairfield University Jesuits graciously hosted their annual Community Christmas & Holiday Party this past Monday, Dec. 12, 2016 at the Jesuit Community Center on campus.

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Holiday Classics with Guitarist John Pizzarelli, Dec. 18

All-American jazz guitarist and vocalist, John Pizzarelli, will make a stop at Fairfield University’s Quick Center for the Arts for a special holiday performance, playing seasonal favorites and hits from his latest album, Midnight McCartney.

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15th Annual Midnight Breakfast Kicks off Finals

Midnight Breakfast is a tradition here at Fairfield. It is a tradition all students, from freshmen to seniors eagerly await every fall semester, and serves as both a highlight of the holiday celebrations and marks the beginning of finals week. Midnight Breakfast is so popular with students that for this year's event, the University had three seatings.

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NASA Grants and Scholarships awarded to SOE and CAS Faculty and Students

Faulty and students from the School of Engineering and College of Arts and Sciences were awarded grants and scholarships from the NASA Connecticut Space Grant Consortium (CTSGC).

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Fairfield’s Reading and Language Development Program Awarded $1.5 Million Grant

Fairfield's internationally accredited Reading and Language Development program was awarded a $1.5 million grant to support a three-year expansion of its research arm and additional funding for a Summer Dyslexia Clinic.

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Not Your Ordinary Winter Break: Students Prepare for January Service Trips

During this year’s winter break, 14 Fairfield University students, faculty and staff will head to Costa Rica and Ecuador to participate in service trips.

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Stags to Meet Boston College at Mohegan Sun on Dec. 21

Fairfield renews rivalry with the Eagles at Birthday of Basketball event

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Fania Davis, national Restorative Justice leader, is 2017 MLK Speaker

Fairfield University’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. observance, "Restorative Justice and the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.," will be held from January 21-30 with a series of events to celebrate and honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Dr. Lynn Babington to Become Head of Chaminade after Interim Role

Dr. Lynn Babington, Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs announced Thursday that she has accepted a position as President of Chaminade University of Honolulu. A Marianist University of about 3,000 students founded in 1955, Chaminade offers bachelor's degrees in 23 fields of study including nursing and business, and five master's degree programs.

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Raymond Holian Receives Conlisk Scholarship

Raymond Holian from County Mayo, Ireland is the 2016 recipient of the annual Rev. John M. Conlisk Irish Scholarship.

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SOE Computer Science Prof's Research Helps Fight Cyberbullying

Assistant Professor of Computer Science in the School of Engineering, Jamie C. Macbeth, PhD, is designing systems to collect and organize the structured knowledge that computers need to understand human language in depth, and using it to build systems that comprehend narratives and participate in discourse.

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Time flies – Fairfield's turning 75!

March 17, 2017 marks 75 years of Fairfield tradition – celebrate with us!

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New Duke Returns to the Quick for American Music Series, Dec. 16

New Duke, a seven-piece ensemble led by Brian Q. Torff, will add their own twist to Duke Ellington standards when they take the stage at the Quick Center for the Arts at Fairfield University on Friday, Dec. 16, 2016.

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Fairfield Announces Dr. Lynn Babington as Interim President

Fairfield University has announced Lynn Babington, PhD, RN, as the Interim President, effective January 1.

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Have No fear, Christmas Events Are Here!

The holiday season is upon us. We hope to see you at our many events leading up to Christmas!

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Fairfield University Bookstore at the Heart of the Community for 5 Years

The Downtown Fairfield University Bookstore to Celebrate 5-Year Anniversary. Celebration festivities will take place Saturday, December 10 and Sunday, December 11 with an array of entertaining events, such as author visits, live music, raffles, giveaways, cake, discounts and much more!

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Meet Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Scott DePetris ’99

Scott DePetris ’99 joins the Dolan School of Business as Entrepreneur-in-Residence.

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Multifaith Service and Diwali Hosted at Fairfield

Fairfield University hosted its annual Diwali Celebration. Diwali, or the Festival of Lights, is a five-day celebration that includes food, dancing, and music in celebration of life. In addition to Diwali, Campus Ministry hosted its annual Thanksgiving Multi-Faith Service at Egan Chapel.

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University Launches Campus Sustainability Plan

Fairfield University takes a major step to protect the environment as it launches its first Campus Sustainability Plan.

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Stags Set to Host 2016 MAAC Championship This Weekend

Postseason action from Alumni Hall begins on Friday, November 18

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Be a Part of the Art: Fairfield Mosaic Project

Fairfield University partners with social media company Luster to create a hashtag-generated University mosaic, Nov. 28 & 29.

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Cesar Batalla Partnership Continues to Grow

The Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions (GSEAP) in partnership with the Center for Faith and Public Life (CFPL) has developed a strong service learning program with Cesar Batalla School in Bridgeport over the last six years.

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Lecture to Explore Kristallnacht 78 Years Ago, Nov. 29

On November 29, three-time Jewish Book Award-winning author and historian, Dr. Michael A. Meyer will deliver the annual Adolph and Ruth Schnurmacher Lecture in Judaic Studies. Free and open to the public, Meyer’s lecture, entitled “Popular Anger of Planned Pogrom? What Really Happened During Kristallnacht 78 Years Ago?” will take place in the Dolan School of Business Dining Room.

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Students Take a Closer Look at ‘Books’ in Human Library

The DiMenna-Nyselius hosted the Human Library Project on November 9 and 10.

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Buzzfeed's Isaac Fitzgerald on Chefs and Tattoos, Dec. 2

Buzzfeed Book Editor Isaac Fitzgerald reveals the fascinating stories behind famous chefs and their infamous tattoos during University book talk on Dec. 2.

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Students Make Directorial Debut in “Director’s Cut," Dec. 1-4

Theatre Fairfield continues its 2016-17 season with an evening of six, ten-minute contemporary plays directed and performed by students.

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SOE Walk On Water Competition, Nov. 19

Watch School of Engineering Students compete in the 5th annual Walk On Water competition where they put their "Fundamentals of Engineering" skills to the test building contraptions that must take them across the pool — for a grade. Free admission and open to the public, Saturday, Nov. 19, at 2 p.m.

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Tickets Available for Dec. 21 Birthday of Basketball Event at Mohegan Sun

Fairfield meets Boston College at 6 p.m. followed by Oklahoma challenging Auburn

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New Marketing Campaign Making an Impact

A new, multi-platform marketing campaign initiated by Marketing and Communications Division this academic year has had an impressive impact to date, with increased responses on social media platforms, and increased turnout at information sessions for Universities graduate and professional programs.

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Cindi Bigelow to Present Lecture Nov. 15

Presented by the University’s Center for Applied Ethics, the President of Bigelow Tea's lecture will focus on the vital role Bigelow’s father played in her own ethical formation.

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Fairfield Remembers its Veteran Roots During Special Ceremony

The Fairfield University gathered on Thursday, November 10 at 10:00 a.m. for a Veterans Commemoration Ceremony that took place at the flagpole near Donnarumma Hall and Bellarmine Hall.

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Paths to Success in Accounting - Nov. 17

Watch as students interview professionals from the “Big 4” accounting firms on November 17, 2016 at 7 p.m. at the Dolan School of Business Dining Room.

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Special Olympics Chair, Timothy P. Shriver, Nov. 16

An inspiring exemplar of public service, Timothy Shriver joins us to discuss his work for the Special Olympics for the 19th Annual Jacoby-Lunin Humanitarian Lectureship.

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Charles F. Dolan Receives Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree

Longtime University Trustee, media pioneer and philanthropist given degree for his generosity, dedication and commitment to the advancement of education.

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Fairfield University #1 in Best Colleges for Veterans, Regional Universities North

The 2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings recognizes Fairfield University as #1 in Best Colleges for Veterans, Regional Universities North.

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LAST CALL! Enter the Student Business Plan Competition Today

Bring your idea, build your team and learn how to design a business from scratch at the Business Model Workshop on Saturday, November 12 from 10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at the Dolan School of Business, room 110B.

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St. Catherine of Siena Performance with Sr. Nancy Murray, Nov. 9

Fairfield University’s Center for Catholic Studies presents Sister Nancy Murray, OP in a one-woman performance of St. Catherine of Siena: A Woman for Our Times, on Wednesday, November 9 at 7:30 p.m. The performance will take place in the Dolan School of Business Dining Room.

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New Book Talk on Black Panthers, Nov. 10

Historian and Dean of Fairfield University’s College of Arts and Sciences Yohuru Williams, PhD, will discuss his new book, The Black Panthers: Portraits From An Unfinished Revolution, as part of the Inspired Writer Series at the Fairfield University Bookstore, 1499 Post Road, on Thursday, Nov. 10, at 7 p.m.

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Stags Set to Tip-Off 2016-17 Season

Fairfield hosts Sacred Heart in a season-opening doubleheader on Nov. 11

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Egan School Hosted Wall Signing For New Building, Oct. 22

On Saturday, Oct. 22, Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies faculty, students and staff signed a wall that will be featured in the new, more than 70,000 square-foot Center for Nursing and Health Sciences. Part of the schedule of events for Alumni & Family Weekend, parents of current nursing students as well as former nursing students also contributed to the wall, marking their place in Fairfield University history.

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Fairfield Selected as National Headquarters for Alpha Mu Gamma Honor Society

Fairfield University is not only home to the largest, most-active chapter of the Alpha Mu Gamma National Foreign Language Honor Society, but recently received the honor of being selected as the new location for the organization's national headquarters.

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Alumni & Family Weekend 2016: Watch the Video

Fairfield University families and alumni returned to campus on October 21-23 for Alumni & Family Weekend. It was a time to reconnect, enjoy, network and to experience our University's proud traditions.

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“Wall Street Top 50” Kathleen Murphy ’84 – Nov 10

Kathleen Murphy '84, president of Personal Investing at Fidelity Investments, will headline the Dolan Lecture Series.

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Israeli Dance Company Brings New Work to the Quick Center

VERTIGO 20 moves from real to surreal, from intimate to theatrical, from impalpable to tangible. The unique body language of VERTIGO 20, accentuated by wit and hinted sadness delivers a spectacular staging of rituals.

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Board Announces Chair of Presidential Search Committee

The search committee, comprised of trustees, alumni, students, faculty and administrators, will be chaired by Andrew J. McMahon ’89, P’13 ’19.

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University Launches Academic & Career Development Center

This summer, Fairfield University launched the new Academic & Career Development Center. The launch follows the reorganization of Academic Support & Retention, Disability Support Services, Project Excel and Career Planning into one comprehensive and integrated Center.

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"Etty," a One-Woman Play About the Holocaust, Nov. 1

On Tuesday, November 1 at 7:30 p.m., “Etty,” a one-woman play based on the diaries and letters of Etty Hillesum, a young Dutch Jewish woman who died in Auschwitz in 1943, will be performed at Fairfield University’s Quick Center for the Arts Wien Experimental Theatre.

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The Human Library Project at Fairfield – Nov 9-10

Come check out a ‘book’ on Wednesday, November 9 from 2-5 p.m. or Thursday, November 10 from 5-8 p.m. at the DiMenna-Nyselius Library.

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Stags Set to Host 2016 MAAC Championship

Fairfield will enter the postseason on its home court as one of the conference favorites

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Fairfield Basketball Tickets Available Now

Season tickets, mini-plans and single-game tickets are all available for purchase

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Class of 2020 Makes Fairfield History

Before setting foot on campus this fall, Fairfield’s Class of 2020 already made university history. Comprising the largest applicant pool on record with 11,055 applications, this year’s group of freshman also tied the Class of 2018 for the largest enrollment to date with 1,056 new Stags joining the herd.

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“Money Talks” Seminar - Thursday, November 3

The Dolan School of Business is hosting “Money Talks: Financial Planning for College Students and New Graduates,” on Thursday, November 3, 2016.

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Leonardo Cremonini Exhibition Opens Nov. 3

The Fairfield University Art Museum presents a new exhibition, “Leonardo Cremonini (1025-2010) – Timeless Monumentality: Paintings from The William Louis-Dreyfus Foundation,” on view from Friday, Nov. 4, 2016, through Saturday, March 4, 2017, in the museum’s Walsh Gallery in the Quick Center for the Arts. An opening reception, free and open to the public, will take place on Thursday, Nov. 3, from 6:00-7:30 pm.

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Humanitarian Action Students Impact Human Rights in Iran

Humanitarian Action Students' efforts were instrumental in moving a human rights case forward.

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Dr. Jason Gaines, “The Hidden Poetry of the Five Books of Moses,” Oct. 27

Jewish sacred texts, Shabbat liturgy, and lifecycle ceremonies are written in the unique and fascinating language of Hebrew poetry. On Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 7:30 p.m., author and Biblical scholar Dr. Jason Gaines will speak about this intriguing subject at Fairfield University.

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SOE Students Build Buggy to Compete

School of Engineering students go beyond textbook theory by designing, building and testing the performance of a real vehicle for competition in the Baja SAE collegiate design series.

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Stags Enter Home Weekend as MAAC Leaders

Fairfield volleyball is riding a 10-match winning streak.

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Marketing MIXer: Step Into Your Future, Oct. 26

Are you interested in a career in marketing? On Wednesday, October 26 from 3 - 5 p.m. the Dolan School of Business will host the “Marketing MIXer: Step Into Your Future” event.

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Fairfield Launches New Global Scholars Program

As today’s job market becomes increasingly multilingual, multicultural and globalized, Fairfield University’s International Studies and Latin American and Caribbean Studies programs are launching a joint initiative to help students get ahead of the global curve.

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Mariza, Fado Superstar, at the Quick, Oct. 23

Mariza, known as “the new face of Portuguese Fado,” will bring her exquisite voice and soulful music to the Quick Center for the Arts this fall.

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Dr. Mark Silk to Speak at Annual Christopher F. Mooney, S.J. Lecture, Oct. 19

Fairfield University's Center for Catholic Studies continues its tradition of bringing nationally recognized scholars to campus with a lecture by author Dr. Mark Silk, on Wednesday, October 19 at 7:30 p.m., in the Dolan School of Business Dining Room.

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Theatre Fairfield Presents Spy Drama, Pack of Lies

Theatre Fairfield, the resident production company at Fairfield University, opens its 2016-17 season with Hugh Whitemore’s award-winning 1983 spy drama Pack of Lies.

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Feast of All Souls

I am the Resurrection and the Life

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Student Civic Engagement Committee Kicks Off ’16 Election Events

While the race for the White House is nearing its climax, the Student Civic Engagement Committee is just beginning its work of getting Fairfield students involved and enthusiastic about politics.

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Interfaith Student Group Presents Documentary and Welcomes Sikh Research Institute

Common Ground, recently hosted a viewing of the documentary, Waking in Oak Creek, followed by a discussion led by Inni Kaur, CEO of the Sikh Research Institute (SikhRI).

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Dolan Graduate Accounting Program Ranked #15 Nationally

Fairfield University’s Dolan School of Business graduate accounting program has received high marks from Accounting Degree Review in a national ranking of the best accounting programs in the country.

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Young Entrepreneurs Line-up for Fairfield Start-Up

Entrepreneurial spirit is alive and thriving at Fairfield.

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Fall Events for Children at the University Bookstore

Fairfield University Bookstore has many family friendly and thought provoking events this fall.

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Breaking Down Barriers For Women in Nicaragua

GSEAP Counselor Ed students traveled to Leon, Nicaragua as part of a three-day workshop to counsel women who are victims of domestic violence.

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Women’s Soccer Team Hosts Kids’ Day Out

Stags welcome 150 local youths to campus

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‘Truckin’ with The Grateful Dead: Hippies to Highbrows on Oct. 28

Open VISIONS Forum: An Evening with David Gans and Nicholas Meriwether with special guest Jeff Mattson from Dark Star Orchestra — Celebrate the Grateful Dead, America’s greatest road band with a musical performance and rock-inspired conversation.

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Innovation Celebrated at Second Annual University Convocation

The second annual Fairfield University Convocation, held Tuesday, September 27 to an audience of faculty and staff, included a new tradition to celebrate the successes of the University community: the President's Innovation Awards.

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What’s Your Story? The Human Library Project, Nov. 9-10

The Human Library project comes to Fairfield University on November 9 and 10 at the DiMenna-Nyselius Library.

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Fairfield Announces Partnership with Norma Pfriem Breast Center

Athletic events throughout 2016-17 will benefit the Center

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Bannow Research Lab Gets High-Tech Makeover

Fairfield University students returning to their studies at the Bannow Science Center will soon be discovering some high-tech advancements to their once familiar research space. From the construction of a brand-new organic chemistry lab to the acquisition of a state-of-the-art mass spectrometer, the University’s Chemistry and Biochemistry Department has been busy implementing a series of recent technology upgrades that promise a cutting-edge educational experience for students across multiple disciplines of study.

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Dr. Philip Eliasoph — New York Times Curriculum Leader for Arts & Visual Culture

Professor of Art History and Visual Culture, Philip Eliasoph, has begun his new assignment for the New York Times higher education platform, inEducation.

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School of Engineering Prof Earns Brinkman Grant

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Sriharsha Sundarram, PhD, earns a prestigious Brinkman Family Foundation grant to continue micro/nano engineering research with Fairfield students.

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This October at the Quick: American Music Series and More

Don’t miss all that’s coming up at the Quick Center this October. From the American Music Series Curated by Brian Torff, to our signature town-hall style lecture series, Open VISIONS Forum, to theatre broadcast live from the National Theatre in London, to live music and dance performances -- there’s something for everyone at the Quick Center for the Arts.

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Stags Celebrate Second Annual Fairfield University Night at Citi Field

More than 600 Fairfield students, staff, alumni and friends attended the Tuesday night game.

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Fairfield Service Learning Among Best, U.S. News & World Report

The 2017 U.S. News & World Best Colleges rankings recognize Fairfield University’s Service Learning programs among Best “Academic Programs to Look For.”

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Fairfield Partners with EmergenSee™ Smart Phone App

Fairfield University is pleased to announce that the University has entered into a partnership with the smart phone app EmergenSee™.

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Xerox Senior Execs To Discuss Business Ethics, Oct. 4

The Dolan School of Business will present a conversation about business ethics on October 4 at 7:00 p.m. in the Dolan School of Business Dining Room.

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Dr. Eric Goldstein, "The American Jewish Future" Opens Bennett Season, Sept. 26

On Monday, September 26, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. in the Dolan Business School Dining Room, this multi-faceted Dr. Goldstein will deliver the 2016 Judaic Studies Scholar-in-Residence at Fairfield University. The event opens Fairfield University’s Carl and Dorothy Bennett Center for Judaic Studies 2016-17 season of public events.

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Cooley, Johnson on Basketball — All-Access Panel in Barone, Oct. 5

Sydney Johnson, Ed Cooley and Jon Rothstein to appear at Barone Campus Center.

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Crafting the Elements: Ceramic Art of Modern Japan Opens Sept. 28

The rebranded Fairfield University Art Museum — formerly the Bellarmine Museum of Art — presents “Crafting the Elements: Ceramic Art of Modern Japan from the Collection of Carol and Jeffrey Horvitz,” on view from Thursday, September 29, through Friday, December 16, 2016, on the University campus in Bellarmine Hall. An opening reception, free and open to the public, will take place on Wednesday, September 28, from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

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Fairfield Ranks #2 in Northern Regional Universities by U.S. News & World Report

The 2017 U.S. News & World Report ranking is the latest in global and national accolades for the University.

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Honorable Maryanne Trump Barry Donates $4M to Fairfield University

A gift in honor of Fairfield President, Rev. Jeffrey P. von Arx, S. J., has been made by long-time University supporter and 2011 honorary degree recipient, the Honorable Maryanne Trump Barry, Senior Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

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Colleen Young '20 Wins Bronze in Rio

Freshman swimmer earns a medal at the Paralympic Games

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P.J. O'Rourke Kicks Off Open VISIONS Forum, Sept. 22

This year’s All Star OVF lineup begins with P.J. O’Rourke and includes — James Blake, Timothy Shriver, Margaret Hoover & John Avlon, Ayaan Hirsi Ali and more.

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Fairfield’s “Irish in Film” Series Returns, Sept. 28

"The Irish in Film," a free movie series presented by the Irish Studies Committee at Fairfield University, premieres on Wednesday, Sept. 28, with the first of five diverse and critically acclaimed films that celebrate the richness of Irish culture. The popular series, now in its seventh year, is part of Fairfield’s "Arts and Minds" season of cultural and intellectual programs and is open to the public.

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Chemistry Research Presented at National ACS Meeting

Ten undergraduate scholarship winners and five faculty members from the Fairfield University Chemistry and Biochemistry Department took their laboratory research from the Bannow Science Center to the national stage during the 252nd American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting and Exposition in Philadelphia, PA, last month.

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BIC CEO Bruno Bich visits the Dolan School Sept 19

BIC Group CEO Bruno Bich will visit the Dolan School on Monday to discuss "Marketing in a Global Economy."

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James Corden Featured in NT Live in HD at the Quick, Sept. 20

National Theatre Live is the National Theatre’s groundbreaking project to broadcast world-class theatre to cinemas in the UK and internationally. Don’t miss this chance to see great theater broadcast at the Quick Center before it goes to New York or back overseas. This year’s broadcast presentations include The Late Late Show's, James Corden, Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch and more.

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Move-in 2016: Watch the Video

It was a smooth Move-In Day for the Class of 2020 on Sunday, September 4, as more than 1,000 first-year students moved in on campus.

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Fairfield Named Among Global "Rising Stars" in Higher Ed

A recent international study by UK-based higher education consultant Firetail, has placed Fairfield University on its rising “Class of 2030” list.

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“Timing” is Everything for Academy Players at the Quick, Sept 28-Oct 1

The Academy Players of Fairfield University return to the stage to present four performances of “All in the Timing: Five Short Comedies by David Ives,” at the Wien Experimental Theater at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts from Wednesday, Sept. 28 through Saturday, Oct. 1 at 8 p.m.

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Fairfield Celebrates the Grand Opening of New RecPlex

A grand opening ceremony celebrating the completion of Fairfield University’s renovated Leslie C. Quick, Jr. Recreation Complex — the RecPlex — was held at the new, state-of-the-art facility on Friday, September 2. The Recplex now features a 13,000 square-foot addition, a dramatic upper-level mezzanine for cardio equipment that’s flanked with windows overlooking the campus; a spacious and light-filled entryway, modern seating areas; strength training suites with all the latest equipment and upgraded Birkenstock Field House with interchangeable basketball, tennis and volleyball courts.

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3 Reasons Fairfield Is Excited to Be on Buzzfeed

Fairfield and Buzzfeed publish a list of 11 reasons why Fairfield is the perfect place to spend your college years.

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Fairfield Night at Citi Field Set for Sept. 20

Discounted tickets, exclusive giveaways and student fan bus information.

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Scripture Scholar to Deliver Commonweal Lecture, Sept. 22

On Thursday, September 22 at 7:30 p.m., prolific author Dr. Luke Timothy Johnson, Robert W. Woodruff professor of New Testament and Christian Origins at Candler School of Theology, Emory University, will deliver Fairfield University’s Annual Commonweal lecture entitled "The Politics of the Christian Creed."

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Entrepreneur-in-Residence and Students Pitch "Shark Tank"

Chris Hamer joined Fairfield’s Dolan School of Business in September with one goal in mind – to give students at Fairfield University real-life experience on what it is like to launch your own business.

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Don't Miss These BIG Events This Fall!

Mark your calendars for these upcoming campus-wide events.

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Dolan Hosts Business Breakfast: The Only Constant is Change, Sept. 13

Management studies expert and Dolan School Adjunct Professor, Lisa Stafford will lead the discussion on learning how to lead change in your organization.

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RecPlex Grand Opening on Sept. 2

On Friday, September 2 at 3 p.m., a grand opening ceremony celebrating the completion of Fairfield University’s renovated Leslie C. Quick, Jr. Recreation Complex — the RecPlex—will be held at the entrance of the new facility.

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Students Travel to Tanzania and Zanzibar for Service Learning

This past July, Fairfield University students, with the Center for Faith & Public Life, traveled to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Machui, Zanzibar for the service-learning course African Politics.

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Rick Shaefer: Refugee Trilogy Exhibit Opens Sept. 7

The Fairfield University Art Museum is pleased to present Rick Shaefer: The Refugee Trilogy, the inaugural exhibition of a monumental new series by Rick Shaefer, created in response to the ongoing refugee crisis convulsing the globe. The Refugee Trilogy will be on view in the Walsh Gallery from September 8 - October 22, 2016; an Opening Reception will take place on September 7, from 6-7:30 pm. The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public.

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Fairfield Students Engineer Clean Water in Bolivia

Through Engineers Without Borders and with Dean Bruce Berdanier, PhD, Fairfield students travel with others to build a water treatment plant in Carmen Pampa, Bolivia.

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Alum Mike Wallace is Bristol Pirates MVP

The former Stags’ ace has been called up to the Class A Short Season West Virginia Black Bears

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"Dunk Tank Challenge" As RecPlex Reopens, Sept. 2

Coaches plunging into icy waters of a dunk tank for the athletics challenge will open the ceremony on Sept. 2 where the University community will gather to celebrate the much anticipated opening of the renovated RecPlex.

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Premil Petrović to Conduct Macbeth at The Quick on Sept. 16 & 17

Serbian conductor, Premil Petrović will conduct the U.S. premiere of Brett Bailey’s radical, live opera Macbeth, which will be taking the stage at the Quick Center this Sept. 16 and 17, 2016. In collaboration with the Philadelphia Fringe Festival, Bailey’s adaptation of Macbeth will be presented to American audiences for the first time. Learn more about Petrović, the production and free events leading up to the premiere.

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Fairfield Basketball Teams Announce Non-Conference Schedules

The Stags tip off with a doubleheader against Sacred Heart on Nov. 11 at Webster Bank Arena

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U.S. Legislators on Opioid Panel at Fairfield University

On Wednesday, August 17, Fairfield University hosted U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal for an Opioid Prescribers Panel Discussion entitled “Best Practices for Prescribers—What’s Working Now?”

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Class of 2020 Arrives September 4

On September 4, Fairfield University will welcome the Class of 2020 to campus.

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BANDALOOP to Dance on Side of Bannow, Sept. 9

The Quick Center for the Arts presents BANDALOOP — a pioneering, vertical dance troupe to Fairfield U for a FREE performance on Sept. 9 where modern dance will meet rock climbing for a festive season kick-off.

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Mark Your Calendar with Fairfield University Bookstore Events!

Join in on the many exciting events at the Fairfield University Downtown Bookstore this fall!

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Trustees Announce Search for 9th President of Fairfield

Fr. von Arx is to receive a new assignment from the Provincial of the USA Northeast Province Very Rev. John J. Cecero, S.J., and an announcement on that assignment is expected in the coming weeks.

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Blumenthal to Join Opiod Prescribers Panel at Fairfield, Aug. 17

Fairfield University will host U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal for an opioid prescribers panel discussion on "Best Practices for Prescribers—What's Working Now?"

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Olivia Brooks ’16 MAAC Candidate for NCAA Woman of the Year

Golf standout is one of two MAAC student-athletes recognized among the nation’s best

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U.S. Premiere of Brett Bailey’s Macbeth at The Q on Sept. 16 & 17

Four hundred years of Shakespeare will be celebrated with a U.S. Premiere of Brett Bailey’s Macbeth. This South African adaptation of Verdi’s opera, given four stars and dubbed “astonishing” by Britain’s The Telegraph, will be brought to American audiences for the first time at the Quick Center in collaboration with the Philadelphia Fringe Festival.


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Fairfield Students Travel to Poland for World Youth Day

On July 21, participants from around the world joined together to celebrate their faith and community at Magis 2016 and World Youth Day in Poland, led by Pope Francis. Eight Fairfield students and three faculty members packed their bags and made their way to join in this global celebration. World Youth Day events are taking place from July 25-31.

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Fairfield Students Complete Oncology Nursing Fellowship

Over the course of this summer, four Fairfield University nursing students participated in the Susan D. Flynn Oncology Nursing Fellowship Program at Greenwich Hospital and Stamford Hospital in Connecticut.

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Fairfield Ranked #1 for Top Value Counseling Master's Degrees in CT

Fairfield's Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions counseling program was ranked first in Connecticut, for top value counseling master's degrees by Top Counseling Schools.

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With Over 1,000 Donors in June, Alumni Participation Rate Jumps to 18%

Fairfield University began a month-long challenge in June to raise our alumni participation rate from 15% to 18%. To do that we needed to boost the number of alumni donors to 1,000 by June 30, the end of our fiscal year.

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#LucasOnTheLoose Campaign Wins National Award

National honor recognizes the unveiling of the new and improved Lucas the Stag mascot

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Dr. Paul Lakeland to Lead Catholic Theological Society of America

Author and theologian Dr. Paul Lakeland was recently elected Vice President/President Elect of CTSA.

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Hundreds of University Runners in Fairfield Half-Marathon, June 26

Fairfield University is once again a proud sponsor of the Faxon Law Fairfield Half Marathon & 5K taking place on June 25 and June 26, 2016. This year the race has introduced the Lucas Challenge, challenging runners to complete both the Half Marathon and the 5K, which is equivalent to running 16.2 miles in 24 hours.

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Stags to Face Boston College at Basketball Classic

Dec. 21 doubleheader at Mohegan Sun Arena also includes Auburn challenging Oklahoma

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The Quick Center Announces Dynamic 16 -17 Season

View the calendar, learn about the performers, and watch videos to get a taste of what's in store. Steadfast favorites, alongside new and exciting performances, guarantee there is something for everyone.

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How NOT to Raise Money From an Angel Investor — Free Lecture June 28

Fairfield University’s Dolan School of Business and School of Engineering along with IACT: The Inventors Association of Connecticut, present a free lecture on angel investing.

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Dr. Joyce Shea Granted $1.65 Million for Nursing Programs

The first grant will provide coordinated clinical practicums for Egan School of Nursing students who are completing either a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) or Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree. The second grant will provide an effective educational curriculum to prepare students, especially those from educationally or economically disadvantaged backgrounds, to practice as primary care Nurse Practitioners in underserved communities.

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Fairfield University Celebrates Reunion Weekend

Fairfield University alumni, family and friends reunited, reminisced and celebrated at the annual Fairfield University Reunion Weekend held June 10-12.

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7 Days — Let's Do This!

Fairfield University commenced a month-long alumni challenge on June 1st to boost participation numbers by 1,000 by the end of the fiscal year, June 30th.

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Fairfield Celebrates Commencement 2016

The rain held out and the sun made an appearance for the 66th Commencement exercises on Sunday, May 22. The day included moving speeches from Cindi Bigelow, CEO of Bigelow Tea, and Rev. Agbonkhianmeghe E. Orobator, S.J.

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President von Arx, S.J., Takes RecPlex Renovation Tour

Last week, University President Jeffrey P. von Arx, S.J., toured the RecPlex renovation project that is 80 percent complete and on schedule to open this coming fall. Once complete, the new and improved RecPlex will include a spacious and light-filled entryway, modern seating areas, strength training suites with all the latest equipment and upgraded Birkenstock Field House with interchangeable basketball, tennis and volleyball courts.

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Fairfield Receives Dyslexia Instruction Accreditation

The goal of the standards initiative is to promote consistent and high-quality teacher preparation to improve outcomes for those who struggle with written language.

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Fairfield’s Senior Week Service Day, Watch the Video

Watch as dozen’s of seniors help out at Al’s Angels

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Field Hockey Team Travels to Europe

The Stags played five games touring Germany, Austria and Holland.

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Byzantine Sacred Art on Display through Sept. 16

Fairfield University’s Bellarmine Museum of Art presents a new exhibition, “Vaults of Heaven: Visions of Byzantium,” on view now through September 16.

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Fairfield Honors the Class of 1966

Fairfield University welcomed the Class of 1966 and their guests back to campus this past weekend for their 50th Reunion celebration.

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CAS Introduces New Schools

In response to market demand, the College of Arts and Sciences at Fairfield is undergoing a reorganization that will better meet the needs of its students.

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Congratulations! We’ll miss you Class of 2016

What are your Senior Memories? Join the class of 2016 and reminisce as they share their favorite memories of Fairfield just days before Commencement

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Challenge Grant to Boost Alumni Participation by July 1

The goal is to raise the participation rate — a strong marker for a University’s strength and one used in rankings and other measurements — from 15% to 18%. The challenger, who is anonymous, could donate as much as $25,000 if the goal is met.

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Rev. Charles Allen, S.J., Given Honorary Doctorate by St. Vincent's

Fr. Allen is receiving the degree to recognize his many years of service and support to St. Vincent’s Health Services, including the College and the Medical Center.

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Fairfield Bookstore Children’s Event: Hippopotamister, June 11

On Saturday, June 11, 2016 beginning at 4:00 pm on the 2nd floor of the downtown Fairfield University Bookstore, author/illustrator John Patrick Green will present, Hippopotamister, his new graphic novel for young readers.

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GSEAP Builds Bridges with Bassick High School

Six students from Bridgeport’s Bassick High School who participated in learning opportunities on campus this year have accepted admission to Fairfield this fall.

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Fairfield Swimming Head Coach to be ESPN Analyst for Rio Olympics

Fairfield University Swimming and Diving Head Coach Janelle Atkinson-Wignall will be a part of ESPN’s coverage of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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Stags Baseball Headed to the Postseason, Eyes Top Seed in MAAC Championship

Fairfield hosts Quinnipiac on Friday in regular season finale

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Teaching Writing from the Inside Out

Students in Dr. Ryan Colwell’s Extending Literacy in the Elementary School course develop their own illustrated storybooks to live the lives of writers with their students.

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Marcus Gilbert Earns NBA Workouts

Senior standout invited to workouts with the Utah Jazz and Boston Celtics

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Berlin Philharmonic in Cinemas at the Quick May 19

The Quick Center for the Arts welcomes The Berlin Philharmonic in Cinema led by legendary conductor Sir Simon Rattle.

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Learning From Alumni: Stags in the City Event

Fairfield students visit four financial firms to hear from alumni about career opportunities in finance.

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Run with the Stags This Summer

Fairfield University is once again a proud sponsor of the Faxon Law Fairfield Half Marathon & 5K taking place on June 25 and June 26, 2016. This year the race has introduced the Lucas Challenge, challenging runners to complete both the Half Marathon and the 5K, which is equivalent to running 16.2 miles in 24 hours.

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Friends of Lacrosse Honored with Dedicated Plaque

Friends of Fairfield Men’s and Women’s lacrosse held a special ceremony for athletic donors. Patrons who gave $5,000 or more to the Rafferty Stadium project were honored as well as the Alumni Board leadership in recognition of the Alumni Association’s generous contribution to the project. Their generosity is commemorated with a plaque affixed to the home grandstand.

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Fairfield Students Honored with Angela R. Anderson Award

Blanca Aca-Tecuanhuehue ’16 and Guadelupe Ramirez ’16 were awarded the 2016 Angela R. Anderson Award at the 19th Annual Connecticut Immigrant Day on April 25.

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Fairfield Forms Four Schools in CAS

The University’s current College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) will now house four interdisciplinary yet distinct schools, including a new School of Communication, Arts & Media.

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Fairfield University Athletics Launches ShopFairfieldStags.com

Fairfield University Athletics is proud to announce the grand opening of ShopFairfieldStags.com. The Stags official online shop marks the launch of a new partnership between Fairfield University Athletics and Advanced-Online.

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Dogs De-stress Students During Final Exams

Rescue dogs got some TLC while Fairfield students de-stressed during finals week with a little bit of home.

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Fairfield University Summer Learning Opportunities

The semester is coming to an end, but the learning doesn’t stop this summer at Fairfield.

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2016 Service Learning Appreciation: A Year of Great Courses and Student Projects

On Wednesday, May 4, the Office of Service Learning (OSL) at Fairfield University celebrated a year of great student projects and 2015 service learning courses, and introduced four new courses for next year.

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Quick Center Season Announcement Party – May 17

Help celebrate the announcement of the 2016-2017 Quick Center season

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Fairfield Celebrates National Nurses Week May 6 – 12

The Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies will celebrate National Nurses Week May 6 – 12 with a Veteran Competencies for Nursing lecture and a social media campaign for sharing Fairfield stories, #IAmaFairfieldNurse.

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NASA Space Consortium Grants to STEM Projects

Funding undergraduate, graduate and faculty projects in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, NASA’s Connecticut Space Grant Consortium has awarded several members of the Fairfield University community funds to pursue projects and research in STEM fields.

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Groundbreaking for New Health Center, Other Projects on Track

On April 21, ground was broken on a new nursing and health studies facility to house the recently named Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies. The new building will house health sciences and nursing students, as well as the new Kanarek Center for Palliative and Supportive Nursing Education. The groundbreaking comes as extensive renovations to the Leslie C. Quick, Jr. Recreation Complex near completion, scheduled for August of this year. Both facilities are features of the University’s master plan.

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Over $1 Million Raised on STAGiving Day

Fairfield University’s second annual STAGiving Day on April 21 was a tremendous success and we made history again!

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Glee Club Hits the Road with Quick Center Concert May 4

The Fairfield University Glee Club, produced by Carole Ann Maxwell, D.S.M. will present their annual Pops Concert, Glee Hits the Road, on May 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts.

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Fairfield Students Behind the Scenes at CT's Beardsley Zoo

Fairfield U. has been working with Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo this semester on animal behavioral research projects.

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Fairfield Holds 2016 Athletics Awards Ceremony

Eight student-athletes receive special year-end honors

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Students Recognized for Achievement, Service and Leadership

From international service and advocacy to mentoring and program development, undergraduate and graduate students have been recognized for leadership and outstanding achievements from across all schools.

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New LGBTQ Counseling Course for MFT Students

Learn how GSEAP MFT students are training to work with the LGBTQ community.

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Fairfield University's Dolan School of Business Ranked Best in CT by Bloomberg

Fairfield rises from 58 to 43 in the nation on the distinguished annual list, making it the highest ranked business school in Connecticut.

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Tyler Behring ’17 Earns National Lacrosse Honors

Junior goalkeeper made 19 saves in Fairfield’s CAA win over UMass.

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School of Rock at the School of Engineering

This summer, students will have the unique opportunity to make music in the halls of the Bannow Science Center.

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College Faculty Honored for Scholarship

Congratulations to the following College of Arts and Sciences faculty for recognition on their scholarship

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Six Fairfield Teams Earn NCAA Public Recognition Awards

Programs rewarded for ranking in the top 10 percent of the Academic Progress Rate.

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Students Impress at Research and Creative Accomplishments Symposium

Students presented projects at the Research and Creative Accomplishments Symposium, the 16th Annual Sigma Xi Poster Session and the Senior Nurses Capstone Presentation

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Grit N' Wit and Spring Fest, April 23

Spring is finally here and to celebrate, Fairfield University will have two events for Stags to enjoy this weekend: Spring Fest and Grit N’ Wit.

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Summer Scholars Program Back in Session!

Fairfield University’s Summer Scholars program is back! The two-week, residential experience is for talented juniors and seniors in high school who want to get a taste for what college is really like.

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Stepping Stones to Operate Early Learning Center

The early learning center, featuring the Early Language and Literacy Initiative (ELLI) approach, will serve infants, toddlers, and pre-kindergarten students aged 3 months – 5 years.

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Fairfield University 2016 Commencement — Sunday, May 22, 2016

Fairfield University celebrates its 66th commencement on Sunday, May 22, 2016. Graduate and Undergraduate ceremonies will be held on the Bellarmine Lawn on the University campus.

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Egan School of Nursing Groundbreaking and Conferences in April

Grab your hard helmets and champagne glass for a special ceremonial groundbreaking next Thursday.

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Holocaust Remembrance Service April 20

Fairfield University’s annual Holocaust Remembrance Service will be held on Wednesday, April 20, at 4:30 p.m. in Egan Chapel of St. Ignatius Loyola.

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Fulbright Program Grants to Student and Faculty Member

Kathryn Anne Dennen MA’16 will begin her Fulbright experience this August as a Greek-English Teaching Assistant in Greece, and Scot Lacy, PhD, associate professor of sociology and anthropology, will journey to Cameroon in October to teach undergraduate and graduate students at the Catholic University of Cameroon (CATUC) in Bamenda.

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Spring Jazz Ensemble and Orchestra Concerts, April 20, 21

Music will fill the night on Fairfield’s campus as both The Fairfield University Symphony Orchestra and The Fairfield University Jazz Ensemble hold their spring concerts on consecutive evenings, April 20 and April 21, 2016.

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Second Annual STAGiving Day, April 21: Let’s Make History Again!

Fairfield University is launching our second annual STAGiving Day on Thursday, April 21. Rise to the challenge and help us reach our goals to raise $650,000 from 1,000 donors – within 24 hours. This will support the experiences that make a Fairfield education so valuable.

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Colin Burke Earns Fifth CAA Rookie of the Week Award

Freshman is the league's top scorer this spring

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Fairfield Startups Strike Deals with Investors

Five teams took the stage this week to face a panel of alumni investors at the fifth annual Fairfield StartUp Showcase.

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"Hear My Song," filmed at Bellarmine Hall, Airs on CBS April 16

Starring Dustin Hoffman and directed by Rene Girard, the film was shot extensively inside and around Fairfield's Bellarmine Hall.

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Fairfield U. Office of Admission Recruits in Cuba

Fairfield University’s Associate Director, International Recruitment, Tim O’Connor, and a group of admission officers from U.S. public and private universities made history in Havana, as the first American schools to hold college fairs in Cuba.

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Theatre Fairfield presents with "The Art of Dining" April 13-17

Something good is cooking at Fairfield University’s very own PepsiCo Theatre.

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Hall of Fame Golf Outing Set for Monday, May 2

Fairfield Athletics to enshrine six new Hall of Famers at the annual event

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Gender Bias in STEM Careers, April 14

Outnumbering men in college but less likely than men to major or pursue a career in STEM, women often fall victim to negative sex-based stereotypes within science, technology, engineering and math careers

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Engineering Students Mentor High School Robotics Team

With backing from Dean Berdanier and the Office of Campus Ministry, eight Fairfield students went to visit the Harding High School Robotics team three days a week to help them build their robot for the FIRST Robotics Competition.

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Summer Stags in Session! Open for Registration

The Summer Session at Fairfield is open for registration!

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Fairfield and Kleban Forge Plan for GE Campus

The exclusive agreement with Kleban Properties is for the proposed development of the former GE campus. The proposed development would transform the property into a technology center with educational components.

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The Fairfield Awards Dinner 2016 Raises $1.1 million for Scholarship

The 28th annual Fairfield Awards Dinner on Thursday, March 31, 2016 at the Grand Hyatt in New York City raised $1.1 million for The Multicultural Scholarship Fund and other scholarships, which are awarded to students of diverse backgrounds and those who demonstrate financial need. The dinner also honored accomplished alumni, faculty, and friends for various achievements.

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Etiquette Dinner Gives Students Competitive Edge

Did you know that if you write down the time you want to leave so that you’ll arrive early to a meeting, you’d never be late?

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The Met: Live in HD - Madama Butterfly, Sunday

Don’t miss this Sunday’s screening of Madama Butterfly at the Quick Center and preview the remaining two operas of the season.

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Dr. Jennifer Adair Receives Prestigious NEH Grant

Dr. Jennifer Adair was recently awarded a prestigious National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Stipend Grant.

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Fairfield University Night at Citi Field Set for Sept. 20

Specially-priced tickets available for Stags fans

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2016 Student Achievement Award Winners Announced

On April 19, 2016, six Fairfield University undergraduates will be for their leadership and outstanding achievements at the Student Achievement Awards. The recognition ceremony will be held at 4 p.m. in the Aloysius P. Kelley, S.J. Center Presentation Room.

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StartUp Teams Face Alumni Investor Panel, April 5

Don’t miss the StartUp Showcase on April 5 where student teams will make their business pitches to a panel of alumni investors.

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Caroline House Honors Fairfield University

Bridgeport-based literacy education center will honor Fairfield University for its contributions to Caroline House.

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The Sleeping Beauty with the Moscow Festival Ballet, April 2

"An impressive performance of a classical ballet, energized with dramatic expression and sensational steps."

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Lacrosse to Host Military Appreciation Day, April 9

Doubleheader set for Saturday, April 9 at Rafferty Stadium

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Six to Be Enshrined in Athletics Hall of Fame

Ceremony to be held as a part of Hall of Fame Golf Outing on May 2

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Life Coach and Author of “The Naked Roommate,” Harlan Cohen, to Speak on March 30

College life expert and author of the New York Times bestselling book, The Naked Roommate: And 107 Other Issues You Might Run Into In College, Harlan Cohen, will be speaking at Fairfield University on March 30 at 8:30 p.m. in the Lower Level Barone Campus Center. The event is free and open to the public.

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Rev. Charles Allen, S.J. — Good Friday Reflection

Fr. Charles Allen reflects on the saving events of Holy Week.

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Inaugural Diane Feigenson Lectureship Launches with Yiddishist Dr. Dovid Katz

On Wednesday, March 30, Fairfield University’s Bennett Center for Judaic Studies will launch its Inaugural Diane Feigenson Lectureship in Jewish Literature with world-renowned Yiddishist Dovid Katz, PhD.

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Dolan School Grad Programs Among Nation's Best, U.S. News & World Report

The annual report adds to recent accolades for Fairfield’s Dolan School graduate programs.

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Boston Marathon Survivor Jeffrey Bauman to Speak March 23

Boston Marathon survivor and national hero, Jeffrey Bauman, will speak at Fairfield University on Wednesday, March 23 at 7 p.m. in the lower level of Barone Campus Center.

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Dolan School's First Week of Service, March 29 - April 2

"The goal of the week is to provide Dolan School undergraduates with tangible opportunities to assist and support others,” said Dawn DeBiase, assistant dean of the Dolan School.

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Men’s and Women’s Basketball Wrap Up Postseason Trips

Both teams invited to national tournaments for the first time since 2013

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Rev. James Martin, S.J. returns to Fairfield for book event, March 29

Last year’s commencement speaker Rev. James Martin, S.J. will return to campus to headline the Inspired Writer Series, which will kick off on Tuesday, March 29

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Gene Doris Selected to ECAC Hall of Fame

Doris is in his 22nd season as Fairfield’s Director of Athletics

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Humanities Institute's Panel on Careers and Liberal Arts, March 22

Next Tuesday, March 22, alumni from the College of Arts and Sciences will return to campus for a special panel presentation on careers & the liberal arts.

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Teams Advance to the Fairfield StartUp Showcase

Five student teams will advance to the 5th annual Fairfield StartUp Showcase on April 5 where they’ll make their business pitches to a panel of investors for startup funding.

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Men's Lacrosse to Face No. 4 Yale Saturday on SNY, ESPN3

Stags will also host High School Lacrosse Day and a Lil' Stags Club Game on Saturday

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Mark K. Shriver to Speak on Public Service Mar. 16

Embodying the Jesuit value of serving others, Mark K. Shriver, president of Save the Children Action Network, will discuss his amazing career in public service when he takes the stage at the Quick Center Open VISIONS Forum on Wednesday, March 16 at 8 p.m.

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Fairfield On The Move Events A Success

Campaign events, called Fairfield On The Move, most recently held in California and Florida, were well attended and inspired alumni community. [Includes event photo galleries]

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Matt Turner Signs with New England Revolution

Fairfield senior goalkeeper joins the Major League Soccer ranks

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Making Connections: Job Shadow 2016

Each year during winter break, Fairfield University’s Job Shadow program pairs students with alumni professionals across the country for a day of career exploration.

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Rabbi Michael J. Cook to Deliver 10th Annual Jewish-Christian Engagement Lecture

On Wednesday March 16, 2016 at 7:30 p.m., Rabbi Michael J. Cook will deliver the 10th Annual Jewish-Christian Engagement Lecture titled “Gospel Dynamics: When the Jewish Jesus Isn't Enough” in the Dolan School of Business Dining Room.

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Fairfield Basketball Set for MAAC Championship Action

The Stags' men's and women's teams both open the postseason on Saturday, March 5

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Fairfield Celebrates Women’s History Month with Editor of Our Bodies, Ourselves

March is Women’s History Month, and Fairfield has many events planned to celebrate the occasion.

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Team Kostka Hall Wins Meatball Mania Competition

Four student teams battled it out for best meatball in this year’s first Meatball Mania student competition.

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Don Gummer's Art Opens at the Walsh Gallery

Fairfield University’s Walsh Art Gallery held an opening reception for its newest exhibit, “Don Gummer, The Armature of Emotion: Drawings and Sculpture,” on Thursday, March 3, and clearly displayed Gummer’s own concept of how his work progresses.

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Fairfield in India - Winter Immersion Trip

JUHAN students shared their experiences and discussed humanitarian and developmental issues they explored on the winter immersion trip to India.

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The Politics of Family, Sex, and Gender — American Studies Conference March 19

Fairfield University’s 4th annual American Studies Conference will host a roundtable discussion entitled, “The Politics of Family, Sex, and Gender and What It Means — or Doesn't — For the Elections of 2016,” on Saturday, March 19 at 4 p.m. in the Aloysius P. Kelley Center Presentation Room.

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Sun. March 4, Patty Griffin, Use Your Voice Tour Comes to Quick

Patty Griffin, Sara Watkins and Anaïs Mitchell are coming to Fairfield University through the “Use your Voice” tour this Sunday, March 6.

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GSEAP Stags Make a Difference at Barnum School

Fairfield GSEAP students give back to the community and gain teaching experience in the classroom at Barnum School in Bridgeport.

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Nursing Alumnus Goes the Extra Mile

Charles Wetmore’s patients can rest easy knowing that he’ll go the extra mile when it comes to their care — literally by traveling to their homes.

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Final “Money Talks” Seminar, Tuesday, March 1

Next Tuesday the Dolan School offers “Money Talks,” a seminar for seniors and recent grads to learn skills to be financial savvy.

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Ferranti and Tancredi Win FUSA President and Vice President Election

While history is sure to be made during this year’s national presidential election, the Fairfield University Student Association’s presidential and vice presidential race had a historic conclusion of its own.

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Stags Basketball Gears Up for MAAC Championship

Both teams to open postseason action on Saturday, March 5

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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance at Dolan School

The Dolan School is holding their third-annual free tax return service for the public now through March 18.

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Read Across America at University Bookstore, Saturday, Feb. 27

The Downtown University Bookstore will join millions across the country to celebrate the eighteenth annual National Education Association's (NEA) Read Across America Day during their event Saturday, February 27 at 4:00 pm. Sing up at http://explore.fairfield.edu/readacrossamerica

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New Minor in Humanitarian Action is a Hit

The new minor in humanitarian action, introduced by the College of Arts and Sciences and in collaboration with Fairfield’s five schools, has already had a big impact among students.

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Dr. Covaci Curates Japanese Buddhist Sculpture Exhibition in NYC

Dr. Ive Covaci, adjunct professor of art history in the Visual and Performing Arts Department, recently celebrated the opening of an exhibition, which she co-curated, on Japanese Buddhist sculpture at the Asia Society Museum in New York City.

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Students and Politicians Talk Business at FUEL

Congressman Jim Himes, Senator Tony Hwang, and Representative John Shaban visited FUEL to discuss the importance of entrepreneurship with students, faculty, staff and local leaders.

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The Art of Don Gummer Comes to the Walsh

The Walsh Art Gallery presents a new exhibition: “Don Gummer, The Armature of Emotion: Drawings and Sculpture” running from March 3 to June 11.

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Athletics Hall of Fame Golf Outing Set for May 2

Event to be held at Brooklawn Country Club in Fairfield.

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Journalist and Columnist Dr. Teddy Weinberger to speak on February 23

Dr. Teddy Weinberger, noted Israeli journalist and columnist will present his lecture “Living in the Occupied Territories: A Liberal Academic Wrestles with ‘Israeliness,’ Jewishness and Nationalism” on Tuesday, February 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Dolan Business School Dining Room. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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Trauma and Recovery for First Responders: Conference, April 30

The Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies, in partnership with the Fairfield County Trauma Recovery Network (FCTRN), will host “Trauma and Recover for First Responders: A Community Coming Together”

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ATD Chapter Info Session- February 23rd

Hear from Southern Connecticut Chapter President Ross Tartell speak about The Association for Talent Development (ATD) and how the association can benefit Fairfield students pursuing careers in training and development.

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Yamato: The Drummers of Japan show-Feb. 22nd

Experience Japanese culture through booming drums at the Quick!

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Fairfield Among Best in the Country for STEM Education

Strong graduation rates and alumni who majored in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) earning more than $50,000 a year contributed to Fairfield placing 6th overall.

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Five Home Games Set for Presidents’ Day Weekend

Fairfield basketball and lacrosse are all in action at home this weekend.

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Calling All Investors: Fairfield StartUp Kicks Off

Student teams have registered for the 5th annual entrepreneurship competition.

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Student Achievement Award Nominations Due Feb. 26

During the final weeks of every academic year, Fairfield University recognizes members of the senior and graduate classes who have made an impact on the community by showing dedication to a program, activity, organization or project while committing him or herself to high academic standards.

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Students Visit Alumnae at the NY Winter Antiques Show

Studying art history allows students to analyze the art of the past to understand the art of the future, and on Jan. 27, Dr. Philip Eliasoph’s “Senior Capstone Seminar” students had the chance to put such knowledge to use when they visited alumni at the 62nd annual New York Winter Antiques show at the Park Avenue Armory.

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Red Carpet Exclusive at the Santa Barbara Film Festival

Three students from the College of Arts and Sciences’ Film, Television, and Media Arts Program got the opportunity of a lifetime when they were among 19 students out of 100 applicants selected to attend the Santa Barbara Film Festival as part of its prestigious Film Studies Program.

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A Moon for the Misbegotten at the Quick Tonight (Feb. 12)!

Watch two troubled lovers come together under the starlit moon in this Tony Award-winning tearjerker, tonight at the Quick.

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School of Nursing Ranked Among "10 Best " in Nation

Graduates’ salaries and small class sizes receive accolades in the latest top ranking for the University’s nursing program.

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Economics of Home Grown Produce Lecture, Feb. 9

Locally grown produce is known for its high quality and fresh taste, but the business behind the crops is not as familiar.

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Professional Development Series at The Dolan School

Two opportunities this month for students to prepare for their career after Fairfield.

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Addiction, Family and Counseling Book Talk Feb. 11

Virginia Kelly, PhD will discuss her new book, Addiction in the Family: What Every Counselor Needs to Know, at the Fairfield University Downtown Bookstore, on Thursday, February 11 starting at 7 p.m.

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Rev. Dr. Dorian Llywelyn Speaker at 2016 Bellarmine Lecture, February 10

On Wednesday, February 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the Dolan School of Business Dining Room, Rev. Dr. Dorian Llywelyn, will deliver Fairfield University’s 2016 Bellarmine Lecture.

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Fairfield Basketball to Celebrate Education Day on Sunday

Literacy4Life program and several area schools to be recognized

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Dolan School Junior Named Finalist in ETF Global Portfolio Challenge

Matt Parron ’17 explains what he learned by participating in the ETF Global Portfolio Challenge.

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New Annual Parent Leadership Award

The 2016 Fairfield Awards Dinner on March 31 will celebrate parent involvement for the first time.

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Fairfield selected by Google for College Expeditions

The ground-breaking technology from Google creates a virtual world for students to explore campuses.

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TJ Neubauer Selected in MLL Collegiate Draft

Rochester Rattlers tab Stags' All-American in the fourth round

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“Meatball Mania” in the BCC with Iron Chef, Donatella Arpaia ‘93, February 26

See students test their culinary skills in front of a panel of judges as they compete for best meatball.

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Fairfield County children to read poems in annual Poetry for Peace – January 29

Fairfield University invites young poets to share their remarkable poetry at the eighth annual Poetry for Peace Contest Winners’ Celebration tonight, January 29.

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Immerse Yourself in the Arts

Whether you are looking for a new gallery exhibit, or interested in children’s theatre, see what’s happening in the arts at Fairfield.

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Stags, start your engines! Engineering students compete in Baja SAE off-road race

Students in the School of Engineering will be testing their mettle as they compete for the first time at the Baja SAE, an intercollegiate design competition run by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE).

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School of Engineering launches new BS/MS in management of technology

Fairfield University’s School of Engineering is offering a new 5th-year option for a BS/MS dual degree in management of technology (MOT), targeted towards engineering students who want to work at the interface of technology and business.

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97.4 Percent of the Class of 2015 Make Strong Start

Beginning each year, Fairfield University’s Career Planning Center compiles a report of the most recent graduating class to see where they are six months post-graduation.

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Fairfield Lacrosse Tickets On Sale Now

Single-game and season tickets are available for purchase

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Entrepreneur-in-Residence and Students Pitch "Shark Tank"

Dolan School of Business Entrepreneur-in-Residence Chris Hamer Provides Opportunity of a Lifetime to Four Lucky Students – A Real Life SHARK TANK Pitch

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MLK Celebration at Fairfield University January 25-29

Fairfield University will honor the contributions of Martin Luther King, Jr. with a weeklong series of events beginning on Monday, January 25 at 6 p.m.

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Theatre Fairfield presents Daniel Pearle’s "A Kid Like Jake" on Jan 22-23

Theatre Fairfield presents Daniel Pearle’s compelling play, A Kid Like Jake. Performances will take place at the PepsiCo Theatre, located on the Fairfield University campus, on January 22 and 23 at 8 p.m., with 2 p.m. matinees on January 23 and 24.

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Charlie Rose Visits Fairfield University, Sunday

On Sunday, January 24, 2016 at 12:30 p.m., the Quick Center will host an afternoon and behind the scenes view of The World Today and a private lunch with Emmy-award winning journalist Charlie Rose.

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How to Succeed in Finance Panel, Jan. 26

Fairfield University’s Dolan School of Business will welcome four alumni to campus on January 26, 2016 at 7 p.m. in the Dolan School of Business Dining Room to speak to students about how to succeed in finance.

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New Yorker Cartoonist Koren at Bellarmine Museum, Opens Feb. 5

Bellarmine Museum of Art presents its new exhibition, “Edward Koren: The Capricious Line,” a major survey of the work of the artist best known for his cartoons and cover illustrations for The New Yorker magazine.

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Dr. Brian Walker named Director of Integrated Health Studies Program

Dr. Brian Walker, associate dean in the College of Arts and Sciences and associate professor of biology, has been named the first director of Fairfield’s Integrated Health Studies Program

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Center for Catholic Studies and CFPL 10th Anniversary, Jan. 20

This January, the Center for Catholic Studies and the Center for Faith and Public Life will celebrate their 10 year anniversaries at Fairfield University.

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Fairfield University Website Innovation and Design

Fairfield University is an innovator in web design, creating trends that showcase the University on a whole new level.

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Stags to Host ‘Red Out’ Game at Alumni Hall on Tuesday

Fairfield welcomes MAAC foe Saint Peter's to its on-campus home court at 7 p.m.

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Fairfield Rising at $120 Million. Spring Events on the Horizon

The Fairfield Rising campaign has raised over $120 million to date and continues to bolster University pride.

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Memorial for Dr. Gisela Gil-Egui, Jan. 25

The Fairfield University Community remembers friend and colleague, Dr. Gisela Gil-Egui.

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Stags Begin ESPN3 and SNY Slate on Monday

Fairfield men's basketball hosts Monmouth on Jan. 11 in the first televised home game of the season.

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SERVO-ROBOT funds Engineers-in-Residence to Study Artificial Intelligence

School of Engineering and SERVO-ROBOT launch Engineer-in-Residence program to advance Artificial Intelligence (AI) for industrial robotic systems at the Applied Research Laboratory

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Fairfield University Bookstore Announces Textbook Price-Match Program

If a student finds an identical in-stock textbook for rent or purchase priced lower elsewhere (Amazon, Barnes & Nobles, Chegg, or a local competitor), the University Bookstore will match it at the register by providing compensation for price difference on a bookstore gift card.

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National Theatre's Jane Eyre at the Quick, Jan. 26

The National Theatre Live season continues at the Quick Center with Charlotte Brontë’s timeless story, Jane Eyre on January 26, 2016.

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Lucas the Stag Appears in ESPN Commercial

Fairfield's mascot continues his celebrity appearances on national television. Additionally, Fairfield will broadcast five basketball games and one lacrosse game on ESPN3 this season.

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Bennett Center for Judaic Studies Announces Spring Schedule

Fairfield University’s Carl and Dorothy Bennett Center for Judaic Studies will begin its spring 2016 season on Thursday, February 4.

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Claudia Rankine, Renowned Poet, to be 2016 MLK Convocation Keynote Speaker

Fairfield University’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. observance, “Standing Up to Racism: The Urgency for Change,” will be held from January 25-29, 2016 with a series of events to celebrate the life and contributions of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Fairfield Lacrosse Announces 2016 Schedules

A total of 15 games, including three doubleheaders, will be played on Conway Field at Rafferty Stadium this spring

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Fairfield President Named to Board of NAICU

Fr. von Arx will begin to serve his three-year term with the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities on Tuesday, February 2, 2016, when the current board will ratify his election and members take office.

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Emmy Award-Winning Journalist Charlie Rose at the Quick Center Jan. 24

Join Charlie Rose for insights and behind the scenes views on the world today.

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Building Blocks Are Not Just For Kids

Students in the capstone course, Critical Issues in Management, taught by Dolan School of Business’s Dr. Michael Cavanaugh participated in a unique semester long project surrounding a project entitled, 3D Chain Reaction self distructing structure with Keva Blocks.

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Rozgonyi of Academic Computing Named Top 30 Trailblazer

Jay Rozgonyi named one of the Top 30 Technologists, Transformers, and Trailblazers by the Center for Digital Education.

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Calling all Classical Music lovers: Young Artists Series at the Quick

The annual Young Artists Series will kick off at the Quick Center with pianist Kate Liu on Sunday, January 10, 2016 at 2 p.m.

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Real Estate Club Spends the day in NYC Learning From Alumni

The Real Estate Club had its first official field trip, visiting Howard Hughes Corporation, Thomson Reuters, Related, and Structure Tone.

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Fairfield President Appointed to Board of NAICU

The National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU) has elected Fairfield University President Jeffrey von Arx, S.J. to its Board of Directors. In conjunction with the NAICU Annual Meeting, Fr. von Arx will begin to serve his three-year term on Tuesday, February 2, 2016.

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Fairfield Named Among Top 50 Schools for Highest Salaries After Graduation

The University continues to receive accolades for its graduates' success, being named among the top four-year colleges whose students go on to earn the highest salaries.

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Stags Spread Christmas Cheer Around Fairfield

Lucas the Stag and the men's and women's tennis teams filled Fairfield with the holiday spirit on December 5th.

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Advent Lecture for Thomas Merton's 100th Birthday Year, Dec. 12

Reflecting upon the wisdom and relevance of one of the most influential Catholic writers of the 20th century

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Family Fun with Frosty at the Quick, Dec. 19

Feel the magic of the holiday season with The Barter Players' performance of Frosty on Saturday, December 19, 2015 at 1 p.m., at The Quick Center.

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Learning Through Teaching: Education Students Share Lessons Learned

Fairfield University Explorations in Education students share the valuable lessons they’ve learned from teaching literacy skills to Bridgeport Cesar Batalla elementary school students.

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14th Annual Midnight Breakfast Kicks Off Finals Week

This past Monday, students, faculty and staff participated in the sold out 14th Annual Midnight Breakfast

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Empowering Women Leaders at Fairfield

Popular events held by Fairfield’s (ACE) Women’s Network provide career development and mentoring opportunities

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Fairfield Celebrates Scholarship with Annual Awards Dinner on March 31

Fairfield celebrates a commitment to tradition and excellence with the school’s largest fundraiser for scholarship, while also recognizing its most accomplished alumni, parents, faculty and staff.

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Fairfield Basketball Hosts MAAC Action This Weekend

Stags' men to host Rider on Friday; women will challenge Marist on Sunday

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Fairfield University Awarded New Grant To Extend Literacy Support For Children

Learn what sets the Reading and Language Development program apart from other literacy programs in the state of Connecticut.

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Two MAAC Championships Highlight Exciting Fall Season

Volleyball and field hockey teams both reached the NCAA postseason as MAAC champs.

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Savion Glover’s “DANCE HOLIDAY SPeCTacULaR" at the Quick, Dec. 6

Celebrate the magic of the holiday season as Savion Glover and his band bring joyous dance, rhythm and music to Fairfield.

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The Lortel Festival of New Plays by Women this Weekend

Theatre Fairfield is reviving its festival of new plays with Theatre in the Raw: The Lucille Lortel Festival of New Plays written by American Women

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Engineering Students Build Website for JUHAN Effort

School of Engineering graduate students make it possible for universities across the globe to have access to a variety of materials that aid in effective humanitarian action.

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Stags to Host Sacred Heart in Saturday Doubleheader

Men’s and women’s basketball challenge their crosstown rival Pioneers at Webster Bank Arena

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Dolan School Undergraduate Accounting Program Ranked #1 in Connecticut

The Dolan School of Business has been recognized once again for its accounting programs.

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Glee Club Presents Annual Holiday Concert, Dec. 4th and 5th

Join us to celebrate the holiday season with A Christmas Flourish, Music for Choir and Brass.

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Poet Dr. Javon Johnson Sheds Light on Love, and Race in America

World-Renowned Poet Dr. Javon Johnson Brings Light to Racial Issues Through Spoken Word

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New Majors. New Minors. New Courses.

These innovative programs are specifically designed for students to help them examine their sense of calling and mission in their personal lives and career choice.

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The Cat in the Hat Comes to the Quick, Nov. 22

Dr. Seuss' beloved children's story comes to life on stage at the Quick Center.

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Egan Chapel of St. Ignatius Loyola to Celebrate 25th Year, Dec. 6

Fairfield University is celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Egan Chapel of St. Ignatius of Loyola and honoring the Egan family at the Alumni and Advent Mass and Reception on Sunday, December 6, 2015, at 11 a.m.

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English Professor Shannon Kelley Receives Journal Award

Fairfield University’s Dr. Shannon Kelley, assistant professor of English, has been awarded the nineteenth Monroe Kirk Spears Award.

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Martha Stewart to visit Fairfield University bookstore to promote new book

The DIY entrepreneur, author, and television host will be signing copies of her newest book on Tuesday, November 24.

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Field Hockey Wraps Up MAAC Championship Season in NCAA Tournament

Head Coach Jackie Kane '87 led the Stags to a landmark season

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Many Faiths Celebrate Thanksgiving in Service on Nov 19

Many Faiths Celebrate Thanksgiving in Service on Nov 19

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Alumnus, veteran & professor to read from his new book, Icarian Flux

The award-winning internationally published poet, essayist and artist will read from his new collection as part of the Inspired Writers Series.

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Stags + Pizza = Best Day Ever

The skies were blue, the pizza was hot and the beers were cold. And there was running. Lots of running.

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Alumni Hall Court Dedicated and George R. Bisacca Fund Created

The annual exhibition basketball game paid tribute to former Fairfield University Men’s Basketball Coach George Bisacca where he was also honored at a special Friends of Men’s Basketball reception and court naming ceremony. To further carry on Bisacca’s legacy, a fund has been created with generous support from his children and grandchildren that will affect Fairfield student-athletes for many generations to come.

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Fairfield University Jazz Ensemble and Orchestra to Present Two Nights of Musical

Fairfield University students and community members present two spectacular and diverse nights of musical performances. On November 19, 2015, the Fairfield University Jazz Ensemble will be performing their annual show in Gonzaga Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. The Fairfield University Symphony Orchestra will present “A Winter Awakening” on November 30 at 7:30 p.m. at the Quick Center for the Arts.

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Fairfield University English Professor, Shannon Kelley, Receives Literary Journal

Fairfield University’s Dr. Shannon Kelley, assistant professor of English has been awarded the nineteenth Monroe Kirk Spears Award.

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Fairfield University makes Top 10 list for “Best Colleges for Beach Lovers.”

Fairfield University is buzzing with the news of their latest Top 10 college rankings by TIME’s Money Magazine.

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“Business as Vocation”: Center for Ignatian Spirituality First Annual Symposium

In the Center for Ignatian Spirituality’s first annual symposium, “Business as a Vocation: Ignatian Spirituality for the Corporate World,” renowned author and former managing partner at JP Morgan & Co. Chris Lowney will speak on the topic, joined by a panel of business leaders to respond to and explore the topic.

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George Bisacca to be Honored at Friday's Men's Basketball Exhibition

Stags to recognize the former coach and athletic director at the annual game vs. Bridgeport

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Donorschoose.org founder, Charles Best, to deliver lecture.

The Jacoby-Lunin Humanitarian Lecture and part of the Open VISIONS Forum lecture series, the event will feature Best discussing the inspiring organization that Oprah Winfrey has named one of her "ultimate favorite things," and Fast Company has called one of the "50 Most Innovative Companies in the World."

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¿En qué le puedo ayudar?

Fairfield students serve as interpreters at Bridgeport healthcare fair

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Fairfield hosts STAG Talks (Sexuality, Technology, and Gender)

Sexuality, technology, and gender discussed during LGBTQ+ month

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Obesity at 30,000 feet

Fairfield University hosts the former executive director of the America Obesity Association to discuss the growing epidemic in the U.S.

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Thousands Returned to Campus for #AFW

Alumni & Family Weekend is a Fairfield University tradition that offers a variety of fun activities and special events for students, alumni and families alike for one weekend every fall. But this year, from October 23-25, there was new and expanded programming to celebrate the public launch of Fairfield Rising, the largest fundraising campaign in the University’s history.

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Architect of Vatican’s Financial Transparency at Communion Breakfast, Nov. 8

Joseph F.X. Zahra, vice coordinator of the newly established Council for the Economy of The Holy See and the highest ranking lay member of Pope Francis’ ad-hoc cabinet, will be the featured speaker at the Ninth Annual Communion Breakfast for Business Leaders on Sunday, November 8, 2015, at Fairfield.

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Children’s Author Jan Brett at Fairfield Bookstore, Nov. 28

Jan Brett will give a drawing demonstration followed by a book signing at the downtown Fairfield University Bookstore on Saturday, November 28.

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Celebrating Jewish Songwriters, Broadway and Hollywood, Nov. 2

On Monday, November 2, 2015, at 7:30 p.m., a remarkable time in music will be celebrated by author and scholar Dr. Stephen J. Whitfield

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Fairfield Basketball to Honor 2015 Leaders of the Herd on Nov. 10

Three award-winning sports commentators and two notable alumni to be recognized at annual event in New York City

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Fairfield Hosted Forum on Mass Incarceration in America

The United States accounts for 5% of the world’s population, but is responsible for nearly a quarter of the world’s prison population

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Bridgeport’s Cesar Batalla Students Visit the Quick Center for a Day of Dance

The black box came to life last week as students from Bridgeport’s Cesar Batalla school got a once-in-a-lifetime chance to dance with choreographer Ronald K. Brown.

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Women’s Basketball Tabbed as Favorite in MAAC Preseason Poll

Members of the men’s and women’s teams garner Preseason All-MAAC honors

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"A Man's World" at Theatre Fairfield, Oct. 28 -31

Theatre Fairfield opens season with “contemporary” play written in 1900s

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School of Nursing hosts Poverty Simulation

On Thursday, October 22, the Oak Room in the Barone Campus Center became an urban city for approximately 40 second degree nursing students and 60 VA employees as they took part in a simulation designed to help them develop a more-informed understanding of living in a low-income family.

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From Mozart and Theology to the Virgin Mary and Mazu Cults: Two Lectures

What does Mozart’s operatic work have to do with theology? How are the Virgin Mary and the ancient Mazu cults of Imperial China connected? Two upcoming lectures from the Center for Catholic Studies at Fairfield University will explore the topics.

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Boo at The Zoo during Alumni Family Weekend

Fairfield University is sponsoring and hosting a variety of Halloween themed kid's events for Alumni Family Weekend.

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Conlisk Scholarship Awarded to Limerick Grad

Rev. John M. Conlisk Irish Scholarship has helped Irish students for more than two decades. Opportunity to broaden career prospects and gain global business education.

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Dolan Students Learn from the Pros at Career Night

The Dolan School hosts alumni and corporate partners to participate in Junior Career Night, an evening where students ask career questions first-hand and network with professionals.

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No Fear Alumni & Family Weekend 2015 is Almost Here!

Fairfield Rising campaign will launch publicly at this year's Alumni & Family Weekend with a FUSA Co-Sponsored concert in Rafferty Stadium and special programming for or students, alumni and families alike.

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GSEAP Welcomes Bridgeport Bassick High School Students

The Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions welcomes 80 Bassick High School students to campus this year.

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Daniel Pearl Concert — Middle Eastern and Sephardic Music Oct. 20

Event is part of the Daniel Pearl World Music Days series, and will feature vocalist, guitarist and percussionist Galeet Dardashti, inheritor of a Persian musical legacy from her grandfather, famed classical singer Yona Dardashti, and her father, cantor Farid Dardashti.

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NT Live Presents Benedict Cumberbatch as Hamlet This Month at the Quick Center

Academy Award nominee Benedict Cumberbatch takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great and monumental tragedy.

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When the Cost of Textbooks is too High

When the cost of textbooks becomes too high, Open Educational Resources (OER) may be the answer for students and families watching their budgets.

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President Commends Nursing Grad for Airplane Rescue

When mystery illness struck a SkyWest flight, Mary Cunningham ’12 used her nursing skills to save the day.

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Dolan School welcomes Chris Hamer as Entrepreneur-in-Residence

This year the Dolan School of Business welcomes Chris Hamer, a highly experienced digital executive, founder and CEO of CrowdFlik, Inc. as the School’s fourth Entrepreneur-in-Residence.

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School of Engineering Hosts Computer Education Academy

High school students spent this past Saturday building DNA models at the School of Engineering’s Computing Education Academy (CEA)...

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FUSA Hosts 12th Annual Presidential Ball- Hollywood Walk of Fame

Fairfield University held its 12th annual Presidential Ball on Thursday, October 8, 2015. President Jeffrey P. von Arx, S.J. and the Fairfield University Student Association (FUSA) hosted the event.

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Bottoms Up? How Water Affects the Production of Beer, Chocolate — Oct. 15

Next Thursday, October 15, the Fairfield University community will come together for a panel presentation where guest speakers discuss how the use of water affects farming and the production of beloved food items such as beer and chocolate.

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$10M Gift as Fairfield Launches $160M “Fairfield Rising” Campaign.

William Egan'67's $10 million gift targeted for revamped health and sciences facility — to be named Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies.

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Tim Gunn to Share His Expertise as Part of Quick Center’s Signature Lecture Series

Tim Gunn will join us on October 14 at the Quick Center for the 10th annual Student Forum in collaboration with the Open VISIONS Forum.

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Pope Francis Greeted by Mark Reed '96 During Visit to Saint Joseph's University

Fairfield University alumni and former SVP, Mark Reed, Ed.D., ‘96, received the handshake of a lifetime when Pope Francis made an unexpected stop at St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia, PA.

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Why PR Matters: A “Major” Conversation on the New Program Oct. 6

A “major” conversation about the newest College of Arts and Sciences’ academic program.

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Elmore, MacMullan, Wolff Named Leader Of The Herd Recipients

Annual event to be held at the Manhattan Club in New York City on Nov. 10.

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DANCE: Marc Mellon, Jane Sutherland, Philip Trager Open to All

The Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery’s latest exhibition, “DANCE: Marc Mellon, Jane Sutherland, Philip Trager,” is currently open for guests.

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All-Things-Pope: University Community Celebrates Pope’s U.S. Visit

More than 100 students, staff and faculty who gathered at a “Pope Watch Party” to watch Pope

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Fairfield Hosts Annual Career and Internship Fair Sept. 30

Fairfield University’s Fall Career and Internship Fair will be held on Wednesday, September 30 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in Alumni Hall. All majors are encouraged to attend!

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Fairfield Professor Meets Pope Before the Rest

Faith and Science found Jesuit partnership at the Vatican Observatory earlier this month.

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College of Arts & Sciences Introduces New Health Studies Minor

Fairfield University recently announced the offering of a new health studies minor for all undergraduate students.

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"Hair in the Classical World" Exhibit Comes to the Bellarmine

Fairfield University’s Bellarmine Museum of Art presents its newest exhibition, "Hair in the Classical World" on view from Wednesday, October 7, 2015, through Friday, December 18, 2015. An opening reception, free and open to the public, will take place at the Bellarmine Museum of Art from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 6.

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American Jewish History Through Sports: Bennett Center Lecture Oct. 1

Author Jeffrey S. Gurock will discuss inspiring athletes, from baseball legends Sandy Koufax and Hank Greenberg to Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman and boxer Dimitri Salia.

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2015-16 Men’s and Women’s Basketball Schedules Announced

A total of 31 home games on tap for the upcoming season

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Lucas Visits New York City, Throws First Pitch at Citi Field

New-look mascot also appeared on The Today Show and visited several groups of Fairfield alumni in the Big Apple.

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President Guest of Congress for Pope's Address, then on MSNBC

University President Rev. Jeffrey P. von Arx S.J., has been asked to be present in Congress to hear Pope Francis’ address to lawmakers on Sept. 24. Fr. von Arx was asked to attend the historic event in Washington, D.C. by Connecticut Congressman Jim Himes (D-4th District).

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Stags to Support Pfriem Breast Care Center at Saturday Soccer Doubleheader

Day of action on Lessing Field also includes Kick Out Cancer 3 vs. 3 Tournament

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Fairfield's Biardi to Teach Naturalist Program at Audubon

When friends and family see a wild animal in distress, Dr. James Biardi, associate professor of biology and director of the Environmental Studies Program in the College of Arts and Sciences, knows that he’ll be the one that they call for help. Just last week he was brought an orphaned squirrel pup that he’s currently helping to rehabilitate.

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Inspired Writers Series Begins Sept. 23

Fairfield alumni authors to appear throughout September during the Inspired Writers Series at the downtown Fairfield University Bookstore.

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Ecology and Catholic Social Teaching: Join the Conversation Tuesday

Fairfield University’s Center for Faith and Public Life and the Center for Catholic Studies to celebrate the 10th anniversary of community events with panel “Ecology and Catholic Social Teaching: The Pope’s New Encyclical.”

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Stags On The Run Convenience Store Opens in BCC

Need laundry detergent? Paper towels? K-cups for your coffee maker?

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@PopeIsHope: Fairfield Senior To Cover The Pope’s NYC Visit

Fairfield’s own “citizen journalist” will capture the good in everyday people during Pope’s visit

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16 New Digital Signage Boards Across Campus

The Marketing and Communication Department has sponsored the 16 new digital signage boards across campus in efforts to eliminate traditional print advertising, moving the University one step closer to being paperless.

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"Don't Be a Spectator" — Fairfield's First Fall Convocation

The future of Fairfield and the implementation of the new strategic plan were the focus, as close to 300 faculty, staff and students attended Fairfield's first annual Fall Convocation at the Quick Center Thursday.

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High Marks from U.S. News and World Report & USA Today

“Fairfield has entered a period of profound growth and transformation as we are pivoting to meet the emerging needs and demands of today’s students,” said University Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Kevin. P Lawlor.

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Quick Center Marks its 25th Anniversary with Charitable Giving

To mark its 25th Anniversary season, the Quick Center has launched the Arts Education and Outreach Fund to serve the broader community through meaningful educational programming for local youth.

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Women’s Soccer Unveils New Locker Room

With support from the Friends of Fairfield Women's Soccer, all the current and future members of the team will have a newly redesigned and upgraded locker room to call their own.

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Men's Basketball Sets 2015-16 Non-Conference Schedule

Five home games, trips to North Carolina and Northwestern highlight slate

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Inaugural University Convocation and Reception

Faculty and staff are invited to celebrate the new academic year, and learn about current and future initiatives. Reception to follow.

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Paging Dakota! School of Nursing Welcomes Emotional Support Dog to Campus

When nursing students stop by to meet Dakota, the school’s newest “staff member,” during her office hours, they’re likely to get more tail wags and puppy kisses than discussions on which nursing courses to take.

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A Smooth Move-In for the Class of 2019

It was a smooth Move-In Day for the Class of 2019 on Sunday, August 30, as almost 1,000 first-year students, transfer students, and international students moved in on campus.

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Rotary Supports Engineering Project in Bolivia

The Fairfield Rotary Club, in collaboration with the La Paz Sur, Bolivia Rotary Club, successfully secured a $37,500 Global Grant to support Fairfield University’s Engineers Without Borders (EWB) – USA student chapter.

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Basketball Season Tickets and Stags Club Memberships on Sale Now

Men's, women's and combo packs now available for the upcoming season

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#FairfieldFit: New Ways to Stay in Shape, all Around Campus

Starting this week, students, faculty and staff have new options for fitness.

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Fairfield University Participates in #JesuitEducated Campaign

Fairfield University has joined the other 27 Jesuit schools in the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) in a national #JesuitEducated campaign showcasing the value of a Jesuit education during the upcoming visit of Pope Francis to the United States.

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Fairfield Rising Campus Community Kick-Off Event

Fairfield is having a campus community kick-off on Friday, August 28 at 4 p.m. to generate some excitement and celebrate our public launch.

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Dolan Business Breakfast on Managing Millenials

The Dolan School will sponsor a free business breakfast, “Managing Millennials in the workplace”

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Dija Diouf of Senegal Follows her Dream to Fairfield

Four years after picking up the English language, Diouf has become one of the most well spoken players on the team and has obtained a 3.6 GPA during her first semester at Fairfield.

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Ashley Small ’15 Earns MAAC Post-Graduate Scholarship

Women's soccer standout will pursue her MBA at Fairfield beginning this fall.

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Fall in Love With the Arts This Fall at Fairfield

The arts come to life this fall at Fairfield starting with the Quick Center for the Arts 25th anniversary

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Big Gifts for Fairfield Rowing

Fairfield Rowing recently received two of its first-ever endowed gifts, over $100,000 in donations, to support the program in perpetuity.

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New P. R. and Digital Journalism Majors in CAS

The unveiling of new majors in public relations and digital journalism within the College of Arts and Sciences could not be more timely, considering the culture that Fairfield’s students are immersed in every day.

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Quick Center Gets a New Website

The Quick Center launches its 25th Anniversary year with a brand new website.

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Helena Orts Wins Gold at European Championship

The Stags' rising sophomore is currently competing with Spain at the U19 FIBA World Championship

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Bomb Threats, Pepper Spray, Social Media, Oh My!

Fairfield University Department of Public Safety (DPS) hosted its seventh annual Campus Public Safety Officer Training Academy.

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Budding Women Scientists Explore STEM fields at BASE Camp

The labs and classrooms in Bannow were anything but quiet this July.

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Nursing Works with Public Safety on Sexual Assault Prevention, Title IX

Fairfield University partners with local law enforcement to address sexual harassment and assault on campuses

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Living His Dream, Mike Wallace Signs with the Pirates

Mike Wallace ’16 will join a minor league system that ranks seventh in MLB

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Quick Center to Unveil 2015-16 Anniversary Season

The Quick Center has plenty of surprises up its sleeve for its 25th anniversary season.

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Working Together to Address Human Suffering: Students Attend JUHAN Conference

Seven Fairfield students joined others from universities and colleges from around the U.S. and across the globe at the fourth JUHAN (Jesuit Universities Humanitarian Action Network) Conference in Cleveland.

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CWP Hosts Digital Writing Conference for High School Students

About 150 city and suburban high school students got to hone their digital writing skills during a daylong Connecticut Writing Project conference on campus.

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Fairfield University announces awarding of tenure and promotion of faculty

Recognized faculty include an economics professor researching food issues in Bridgeport, a well-respected professional scenic designer who has worked with theaters all over the country, and a leader of the Newtown Poetry Project.

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Dr. Lakeland Selected to Receive Robert E. Wall Faculty Research Award

Award-winning author to examine Camus’ "The Plague"; Garcia Marquez’s “One Hundred Years of Solitude;” Louise Penny’s series of mystery novels set in “Three Pines;” and TV show “Northern Exposure.”

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High School STEM Students Honored

Budding engineers, scientists, and mathematicians will be on campus on June 2 for “The 19th Annual Excellence in Mathematics and Science Awards,” a special awards presentation honoring high school students from public, private and parochial schools in Fairfield and New Haven Counties.

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Fairfield Earns USA Today’s 10 Best Roman Catholic Colleges Ranking

The results are in … and Fairfield University ranks among USA Today College’s 10 Best Roman Catholic Colleges in the country. With college rankings published frequently on all manner of criteria, Fairfield University is pleased to be ranked in the top 10 in such a worthy peer group.

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Tuition-Free Fellowship Program – Complete with Stipends and Health Insurance

Teachers are invited to apply for the new Fowler Fellowship, a tuition-free program that aims to lessen the state's achievement gap.

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Danielle Pittala ’16 Receives Staff Association Scholarship Award

Danielle Pittala ’16, a rising senior, was awarded the 2015-16 Staff Association Scholarship in the amount of $4,500 at a special luncheon on May 6.

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Fairfield University's 65th Annual Commencement

The total number of degrees awarded by the University included 884 bachelor's degrees, 367 master's degrees, 18 certificates of advanced study, and 21 doctorates.

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"Jan Dilenschneider: Dualities," at the Bellarmine Museum, Opens June 4

This stunning exhibition by an award-winning Connecticut artist opens with a public reception on June 4. A gallery talk with the artist will be scheduled for September.

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Fairfield Athletic Hall of Fame Golf Outing a Success

Held on Monday, May 11, at The Patterson Club of Fairfield, the day-long golfing event that included lunch, dinner and the 2015 Athletics Hall of Fame induction ceremony was hosted by lead sponsor USI.

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The Alternate Routes Headline In Fairfield's Free Summer Concert

There is nothing more enjoyable than a beautiful evening, a lovely picnic with family and friends and, in the background, melodies celebrating the start of the summer season. In late June, the place for all of these experiences is the campus of Fairfield University.

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Stags Win MAAC Softball Championship, Begin NCAA Postseason on Friday

Fairfield will be a part of the four-team Tuscaloosa Regional this weekend in Alabama

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ThinkSpace: "Schools Are Not Failing" and More from Fairfield’s New Blog

A new new blog offering practical advice and provocative commentary is launched.

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2014 Graduate Eric Salgado Awarded Prestigious Rangel Fellowship

Graduate school was a dream Eric Salgado had had since he was a first-year student majoring in Spanish. With the Charles B. Rangel Fellowship, his dream is a reality.

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Bootstrapping Kickstarter – Investors Association event May 26

Free Fairfield University talk by Mark Noonan and Dr. Doug Lyon on the ins and outs of Kickstarter campaigns and Freelancer, the world’s largest crowdsourcing marketplace.

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Margaret McClure's Research Reconized at Personality Disorders Conference

Margaret McClure, PhD and assistant professor of psychology, recently impressed colleagues and experts in the field of clinical psychology at the 2015 meeting of the North American Society for the Study of Personality Disorders (NASSPD).

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The Best Kind of Summer School: Lifelong Learning at Fairfield University

No tests or papers at this summer program – just engaging classes and conversation with Fairfield’s dynamic professors.

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Women's Lacrosse Wins MAAC Championship, Begins NCAA Action on Friday

The MAAC Champion Stags will challenge No. 11 Princeton on Friday, May 8 at 7 p.m. in Stony Brook, N.Y.

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Trustee Kevin Conlisk '66 Honored by Irish University

Kevin M. Conlisk, principal and chief financial officer of Milford, Connecticut-based Alinabal Holdings Corporation, is the driving force behind Rev. John M. Conlisk Irish Scholarship. Recipients receive a full ride to the Dolan School of Business.

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“15’s Flashback”: Senior Week Kicks Off on Sunday

Next week, the campus will empty out except for the Class of 2015, who will enjoy Senior Week, the last week before graduation, and one last opportunity to come together as a Stag herd before they head off to the next step the future may hold.

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Biology Major Headed to St. Jude Hospital for Prestigious Research Program

Elizabeth Szabo, a member of the Class of 2017 who first came to Fairfield for BASE Camp, hopes to become a pediatric oncologist. A summer program overseen by WHO researcher is seen as next step in her plan to reach that goal.

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Two Faculty Receive Alpha Sigma Nu Awards

Fairfield University is proud to announce that two members of the undergraduate and graduate faculty have been awarded the Alpha Sigma Nu Teacher of the Year award, a prestigious honor bestowed by the Jesuit Honor Society.

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Fairfield University celebrates 65th Commencement on Sunday, May 17

Sharon Robinson, daughter of Hall of Fame baseball player Jackie Robinson, and Clea Newman Soderlund, daughter of the late actor Paul Newman, among those receiving honorary degrees.

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Service Learning: A Year of Great Courses and Student Projects

In its annual year-end reception last week, the Office of Service Learning celebrated a year of great projects, recapped some of this year’s service learning courses and introduced five new courses for next year.

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Students Recognized for Achievement, Service and Leadership

From international service and advocacy to mentoring and program development, undergraduate and graduate students have been recognized for leadership and outstanding achievements from across all schools.

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Dr. Lynn Babington Named Provost — Among Organizational Changes

As Dr. Mark C. Reed '96 has been named the first lay president of Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia effective July 1, there has been a reorganization of responsibilities across the senior leadership team at Fairfield.

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Students' Research, Capstones and Creative Accomplishments Recognized

From all Schools, creativity and curiosity were on display in an annual multi-event recognition of students’ research and creative accomplishments

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"Man and Superman" at the Quick, NT Live, May 19

Witty George Bernard Shaw play is the last National Theatre Live broadcast of the Quick Center's 2014-15 season

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Behind the Scenes at Fairfield’s Nursing ER

There had been an accident. Mia, a pregnant woman, was wheeled into the ER after having been rear-ended in a car accident.

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STAGiving Day a Resounding Success

Fairfield University’s inaugural STAGiving Day held on April 21st was a tremendous success.

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Women's Lacrosse to Play for MAAC Championship on Sunday

The Stags will meet host and top-seeded Canisius at noon on ESPN3

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SAP CEO William McDermott to Give Dolan Lecture, April 28

McDermott leads SAP’s 74,400 employees and more than two million-person ecosystem in executing SAP’s vision and strategy to help the world run better and improve people’s lives. Under his leadership, in 2014 SAP unveiled a strategy to help businesses of all sizes “run simple.”

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Get Your Warrants Now: 8th Annual Jail N’ Bail on April 29

Get Your Warrants Now: 8th Annual Jail N’ Bail on April 29

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SoccerGrlProbs Wins National Sports and Sustainability Tourney

FAME client was recognized for its social sustainability mission, which is to support and encourage the well-being and positive self-image of young female athletes everywhere. Tournament sees sports as a powerful force for social good.

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Mendelssohn Choir of Connecticut Gala Concert, May 2

The MCC was founded in 1984 by alumni of the Fairfield University Chamber Singers who wished to continue their musical association with founding Artistic Director and Conductor Carole Ann Maxwell, DSM, Fairfield University’s director of liturgical music, who conducts the Glee Club.

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Mark Reed '96 to Become First Lay President of St. Joseph's University

Reed will take up the post July 1. During his 15-year career at Fairfield and prior to his current position as senior vice president and chief of staff, Dr. Reed served as the institution’s interim vice president for university advancement; vice president for administration and student affairs; vice president for student affairs; associate vice president and dean of students; and dean of students.

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Hall of Fame Golf Outing, May 11

Proceeds from the event will benefit Fairfield Athletics Sports Performance and the Fairfield University Rugby Club Sports Performance programs.

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Men's Lacrosse Face Hofstra at Rafferty, Friday

The Stags enter their final Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) contest in contention for at least a share of the CAA regular season title and in the hunt for the top seed in the upcoming CAA Championship.

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Fairfield Launches First-ever #STAGiving Day April 21

Fairfield University is launching its first-ever #STAGiving Day on Tuesday, April 21. The goal is for the University community to ‘rise to the challenge’ by encouraging the support of 500 donors and raising $100,000 - within 24 hours - to support of the experiences that make a Fairfield education so valuable.

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Buonaguro, Parrotta Named Assistant Men's Basketball Coaches

Buonaguro returns to Fairfield University, where he served as head coach of the Stags’ basketball team for six seasons. He led Fairfield to two Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Championships and subsequent NCAA Tournament appearances.

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Meredith Kazer Among Most Influential Nursing Deans in U.S.

Meredith Wallace Kazer, Ph.D., APRN, FAAN, professor and dean of the School of Nursing, continues to lead Fairfield’s School of Nursing to national acclaim. Mometrix, a comprehensive test preparation company, recently recognized her leadership when they named her one of the most influential deans of nursing in the United States.

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Student Artists in the Spotlight

Students to shine in several performances, concerts, and exhibitions planned for the coming weeks.

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Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Performs April 18

The powerhouse Amphion String Quartet will join pianist Anne-Marie McDermott, clarinetist David Shifrin, and violinist Kristin Lee for a program of Stravinsky and Copland.

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Photographer Gail Levin on Jewish Women and American Art, April 22

Noted specialist in feminist art, Eastern European Jewish immigrant influences on American modernist art, and the work of 20th century realist artist, Edward Hopper, comes to Fairfield

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“Unconscious Racial Bias and the Challenge of Solidarity…” Lecture April 22

Rev. Bryan Massingale of Marquette University will examine how people of faith are challenged by the deeper meaning of racism

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Lacrosse Doubleheader Brings Conference Rivals to Rafferty, April 11

Opening draw for the women’s game is slated for 11 a.m. with the men taking to the turf of Conway Field at 2 p.m.

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Jeffrey Sachs of the Earth Institute to Speak at OVF, April 15

"The Age of Sustainable Development" in the last Open VISIONS Forum of the 2014-15- season. In addition to his post with The Earth Institute, Sachs is the Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development and professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia. He is special advisor to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the Millennium Development Goals, having held the same position under former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan.

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Coming Up: A “Spring-tacular” Weekend

Spring is here, finally, and students will want to stay on campus for all the events planned for the weekend of April 16-19.

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22nd Annual Holocaust Remembrance Service April 20

Czech survivor of Bergen Belsen and Auschwitz Judith Altmann is guest speaker at special service remembering the Holocaust.

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Student Studio Art Exhibit Opens April 15

The Fairfield University Senior Studio Art Exhibition, Decoding Reality, opens on Wednesday, April 15th at the Lukacs Gallery located in the lower level of Loyola Hall from 5 to 7 p.m.

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April is Inspired Writers Month

Fairfield University is proud to host three incredible authors – Rachel Basch, Hollis Seamon and Michael Sweeney – this April through the Inspired Writers Series.

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Former CAS Dean Timothy Snyder Named President of LMU Los Angeles

In announcing the selection, board Chair Kathleen H. Aikenhead said in an LMU press release, “Timothy Law Snyder is the best person to lead LMU forward. He has a long and distinguished career in Jesuit higher education as a teacher, scholar, dean and vice president, and has a passion for our mission of creating the well-rounded person within a rich academic community of excellence. We are grateful to have his experience and leadership.”

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Behring Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week — Team Face UMass Saturday

The sophomore posted a 3.56 goals-against average with a .759 save percentage in two Stags’ victories on March 17 and March 21 en route to multiple national honors.

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Awards Dinner Raises $1.35 Million for Scholarship Fund

The annual Fairfield Awards Dinner raised $1.35 million for The Multicultural Scholarship Fund, which is awarded to students of diverse backgrounds. The Dinner also honored accomplished alumni, faculty and friends for various accomplishments.

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Orin Grossman to Discuss Gershwin, April 7

Professor emeritus Orin Grossman returns to campus April 7 to discuss and play selections from Gershwin's "Porgy & Bess" at free lunchtime series

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Fairfield Will “Light It Up Blue” for Autism Awareness April 2

Fairfield University will, for the fourth year in a row, participate in the “Light It Up Blue,” initiative sponsored by the Autism Speaks organization.

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Alice McDermott, Novelist, to speak at 9th Annual Commonweal Lecture

In her lecture, “The Catholic Writer and the Madness of Art,” the prolific, award-winning novelist Alice McDermott asks “what fiction writers can learn from seekers of faith, from our mad passionate saints.”

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Two Wins on Day of Dedication for Rafferty Stadium

Men beat nationally-ranked Villanova and women beat Manhattan as new stadium formally opens

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SOE Opens Chapter of Engineers Without Borders

EWB is a nonprofit, humanitarian organization established to support community-driven development programs worldwide through partnerships that design and implement sustainable engineering projects, while creating transformative experiences that enrich global perspectives and create responsible leaders.

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New 2015-16 FUSA Team Elected

Anif McDonald '16 and Olivia Tourgee '16 elected to head FUSA in 2015-16

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Happy Birthday, Mendelssohn Choir of Connecticut, May 2

To celebrate its 30th birthday, the Mendelssohn Choir of Connecticut will take on "Carmina Burana" at the Quick Center May 2

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A BIG Thank You

A big THANK YOU for the overwhelming support you showed on our inaugural #STAGiving Day.

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Fairfield University celebrates 65th Commencement on Sunday, May 17

Sharon Robinson, daughter of Hall of Fame baseball player Jackie Robinson, and Clea Newman Soderlund, daughter of the late actor Paul Newman, among those receiving honorary degrees.

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Charlie Rose to Headline Quick Center's 25th Anniversary Gala

Tickets and sponsorships are now available for the September 19 festivities featuring the Emmy-winning journalist.

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About Spiritual Friendship: O’Callaghan Lecture Oct. 7

Noted scholar Janet Ruffing, R.S.M., comes to Fairfield on Wednesday, October 7, at 7:30 p.m. to speak about the spiritual friendship of two devout women, Elisabeth Leseur and Soeur Marie Goby. Their friendship represents one of the first documented between a lay and religious woman.

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Fairfield Tops State for Highest Salaries for Graduates

Fairfield topped the charts in Connecticut with an average starting salary of $50,100, and a rating of 43.04 on the starting salary index (a figure that considers college tuition, living costs, scholarships and grants, and other measurements), outpacing Yale University

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Cosmo to Fairfield: You’re Beautiful!

Magazine website Cosmopolitan.com has ranked Fairfield among the top 18 most beautiful college campuses in America.

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Athletics Unveils New FairfieldStags.com

University and partners at NeuLion have redesigned the online home of the Stags

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Many Reasons to Bring Your Lil’ Stag’s Halloween Costume to Alumni Family Weekend!

Fairfield University is sponsoring and hosting a variety of Halloween themed Kid's events for Alumni Family Weekend.

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Men's Lacrosse to Scrimmage vs. Marquette — Sunday

The Stags will welcome the Golden Eagles to Rafferty Stadium as a part of a ProjectSpark Foundation fundraiser

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Stags Begin ESPN3 and SNY Slate on Monday

Fairfield men's basketball hosts Monmouth on Jan. 11 in the first televised home game of the season.

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Dolan School Breakfast on Customer Experience, Jan. 19

Denise Graziano ’87, president of Graziano Associates, will join the Dolan School next Tuesday, January 19 from 7:30 - 9:00 a.m. to speak on "Strategies to Capitalize on Customer Experience in 2016.”

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Stags Face Michigan State in NCAAs, Dec. 2

Fairfield meets the host Spartans on Friday at 7:30 p.m.

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Dr. Lynn Babington to Become Head of Chaminade after Interim Role

Dr. Lynn Babington, Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs announced Thursday that she has accepted a position as President of Chaminade University of Honolulu. A Marianist University of about 3,000 students founded in 1955, Chaminade offers bachelor's degrees in 23 fields of study including nursing and business, and five master's degree programs.

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Class of 2019 Receives Rousing Welcome

What was that cheering sound across campus the past two weeks?

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Bush, Pelosi Offspring in OVF Showdown

Jenna Bush Hager and Alexandra Pelosi will discuss growing up in the Washington limelight and how they now work for positive change

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Fantasy Sports idea wins Dolan Business Plan Competition

The heat was on at the Dolan School as student teams competed for $20,000 in prize money and sponsorships.

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Bellarmine Museum of Art Among Top 50 in the Nation

Fairfield University’s fine art museum recognized for its must-see exhibits, collections and innovative exhibitions.

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Move-In on August 30: Residence Life Seeking Volunteers

Fairfield has a great reputation for a smooth move-in process—especially among first-year parents, who have often traveled hours and are appreciative of the support as they send their son or daughter off into the new world of college.

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Ready, Set, Eat!

Dine Out Fairfield takes over the town with specialty menu items and prix fixe meals February 27 - March 5, 2017.

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