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December 1997

12.01.97 Helene Fuld Health Trust awards grant to Fairfield's School of Nursing to purchase equipment for acute care at home, in hospital

12.01.97 Fourth member of Fairfield's Class of 1997 awarded Fulbright Scholarship

12.01.97 Two faculty members awarded $138,000 in grants for science research

12.01.97 Mother of Pearl! W.C. Fields' great-granddaughter studying accounting, of all things, at Fairfield

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November 1997

11.01.97 Fairfield University elects eight trustees

11.01.97 Federal grant to launch 'Project Excel' at Fairfield University

11.01.97 Three Fairfield University students elected to town's legislative body

11.01.97 School of Nursing programs recommended for re-accreditation

11.01.97 Accreditation team praises University

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October 1997

10.01.97 Fairfield University receives Nintur Foundation grant to teach Chinese language

10.01.97 Fairfield University welcomes 880 freshmen

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September 1997

09.01.97 Thirty-three freshmen named Fellows, Presidential Scholars

09.01.97 Holocaust survivor to teach new course in Hebrew

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August 1997

08.01.97 1997 graduate receives prestigious Javits Award

08.01.97 "Open Visions Forum" premieres at Fairfield University

08.01.97 Teaching internships gaining in popularity at Fairfield University

08.01.97 Support for Fairfield increased 30 percent to $6.29 million in 1997

08.01.97 BEI School of Engineering launches Mechatronics concentration

08.01.97 Two faculty members chosen for Fulbright Fellowships in Russia

08.01.97 Director named for International Studies

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July 1997

07.01.97 Fairfield professor helps Silesian University of Ecuador to launch marriage, family therapy program

07.01.97 1996 graduate, Anthony Chatelain, awarded grant to MIT

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June 1997

06.01.97 Fairfield professor examines life inside women's prison

06.01.97 State Board of Education accredits Fairfield University graduate program for another five years

06.01.97 Fairfield University students, professor to videotape fabrication of 45-foot-high glass art at Swiss Bank

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May 1997

05.01.97 University's Multicultural Scholarship Fund raised to $1.3 million

05.01.97 Fairfield University to present mission volunteer program

05.01.97 New University identity unveiled with launch of new logo

05.01.97 Fairfield University publications win five awards

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April 1997

04.01.97 Fairfield University's commencement to hear NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw

04.01.97 Fairfield professor who plays trumpet, guitar to explain physics named Teacher of the Year

04.01.97 Four Fairfield students selected for Fulbright Scholarships

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March 1997

03.01.97 $50,000 gift to Fairfield University Mission Volunteer program commemorates Irish potato famine

03.01.97 Fairfield University School of Business receives elite AACSB accreditation

03.01.97 Nine faculty members at Fairfield University receive Humanities Institute grants

03.01.97 Fairfield, Russian University sign agreement for exchange of students, faculty

03.01.97 Groundbreaking for $4.7 million addition to Athletic Center on March 21

03.01.97 Speaker challenges Fairfield students to increase 'circles of diversity'

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February 1997

02.01.97 Fairfield alumnus leaves $280,000 for student scholarships

02.01.97 $4.7 million Athletic Center to promote fitness of students

02.01.97 New $10,000 scholarships

02.01.97 61 students named to Who's Who

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January 1997

01.15.97 Civil rights activist Julian Bond to speak at Martin Luther King observance

01.15.97 Updated 'Peter Rabbit' is 'Bun from the Hood,' but gets in same old trouble

01.15.97 Provocative, politically charged exhibit to feature artists who fled Castro

01.15.97 Quick center stage to be transformed into desert island for performance of Swiss Family Robinson

01.15.97 "As You Like It" to be performed

01.15.97 No joke, this clown is seriously funny - just don't come late to the show

01.15.97 Nun shares pastoral visions in art exhibit

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