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Women’s Lacrosse Set to Play Princeton in NCAA First Round


The Fairfield women’s lacrosse team claimed the 2015 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Championship with a 9-7 win over Canisius. The Stags earned an automatic bid to the 2015 NCAA Women’s Lacrosse Championship. Fairfield will open tournament action against Princeton on Friday, May 8 in Stony Brook, N.Y.

FairfieldStags.com will announce additional details as they become available throughout the week.

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Interfaith Vigil for Victims of Nepal Earthquake


In the aftermath of Nepal’s devastating earthquake, an interfaith vigil service will be held this Sunday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the plaza in front of Egan Chapel of St. Ignatius Loyola on the Fairfield University campus. Members of the Nepalese community from Stamford, Connecticut will join students, faculty, staff and community members to show solidarity, strength and send prayers to those affected in Nepal.

Fairfield U downtown bookstore kicks off National Children's Book Week


On Saturday, May 2, the Fairfield Universty Bookstore in downtown Fairfield will host a kickoff event for National Children's Book Week. Three of Westport, Connecticut's accomplished children's book authors will discuss their writing styles, read from their books and answer questions from eager young readers and writers. The event will run from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

Cycle with the Stags this summer


On July 25th, 2015, cycle with family, friends, and fellow Stags on Fairfield University's CT Challenge bike team! The event raises money for groundbreaking cancer research and survivorship centers around the state. To register or learn more, click the links below.

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Magis alumna joins Peace Corps in Guatemala


Emma Cannon ’14, a Spanish and International Studies double major with a focus on Latin American Studies, is a Peace Corps volunteer in Guatemala. As a volunteer, she works in support of the Healthy Schools Project, which strives to improves basic health and hygiene in primary school students in Guatemala. Her decision to join the Corps developed while she was at Fairfield and in part because of her involvement with the Magis Scholarship program. Magis means “more” and is closely tied to Fairfield’s Jesuit mission and identity. Cannon said that that influence encouraged her to make the most out of her four years at Fairfield and helped her in her decision to join the Peace Corps.

New health studies minor in the College of Arts and Sciences


Human health and healthcare is an integral and essential part of everyone's life. We will all become part of the conversation, as healthcare requires an ever-larger share of society's resources. The minor in health studies will provide students with the opportunity to learn more about the complex issues related to the current and future environment of contemporary healthcare.

Water, water, everywhere…especially at Fairfield University


The Water Focus is in full swing at Fairfield and well into its second semester of exploration both in and outside the classroom, with a full spectrum of classes and events that challenge and intrigue. With more than 70 percent of the earth’s surface covered by water, students, faculty, and staff, have had plenty of opportunities to explore the issue through practically every discipline across campus.

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