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December 2000

12.23.00 Rituals recommended to "reconnect" families

12.20.00 Fairfield University Continuing Ed announces Open Registration night

12.15.00 Fairfield University reaches agreement with Bridgeport Arena at Harbor Yard; Men's and women's basketball will play home schedule at the Arena

12.13.00 Violinist Regina Carter in concert at Fairfield University's Quick Center

12.10.00 Santa's elves to visit Webster Elementary School

12.06.00 Deirdre O'Mahony's paintings of Ireland's Burren on view at Fairfield University's Lukacs Gallery

12.06.00 Fairfield Universty announces four new Trustees

12.06.00 "The Boxcar Children" is next at Quick Center for the Arts' Outreach Program

12.05.00 The Mystical Arts of Tibet on view at Fairfield University's Walsh Gallery

12.02.00 Fairfield University's Bennett Lecture Series hosts Dr. Adolfo Roitman

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November 2000

11.23.00 Live radio broadcast of "A Christmas Carol" at Quick Center for the Arts

11.23.00 "A Christmas Carol" is holiday offering for families at Quick Center for the Arts

11.21.00 Irish tenor John McDermott in benefit concert at Quick Center

11.20.00 "Director's Cut" is Theatre Fairfield's second production

11.15.00 Lecture on Modern Arab Women

11.11.00 Fairfield University Glee Club heralds the Christmas season

11.10.00 "Messiah" is the Mendelssohn Choir's holiday offering at Quick Center for the Arts

11.07.00 Randy Sabien, jazz violinist, is guest artist with Fairfield University's Jazz Ensemble

11.06.00 Fairfield University welcomes Fairfield's Holland Hill Elementary School Boy Scouts

11.06.00 Dr. Cornel West to speak at Martin Luther King Celebration

11.06.00 Fairfield University's Bennett Lecture Series hosts Edgar Bronfman

11.05.00 Internet demo/discussion at Fairfield University's Nyselius Library

11.04.00 "Ghetto Girls..." is topic of Bennett Center Judaic Studies Lecture

11.04.00 Fairfield University participates in National Hunger and Homelessness Week

11.02.00 Dr. John and Leon Redbone in holiday show at Quick Center

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October 2000

10.25.00 Schooldays Series begins eleventh season at Quick Center

10.24.00 Tuck & Patti and Leo Kottke in concert at Quick Center

10.23.00 Robert Kirschbaum's etchings, laser prints on view at Fairfield University's Lukacs Gallery

10.21.00 Irish Ambassador to give Stack Lecture at Fairfield University

10.20.00 Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center returns to Fairfield University's Quick Center

10.20.00 New Haven's Italian neighborhoods to be discussed at Fairfield University

10.20.00 Food Critic Florence Fabricant is next at Fairfield University's Open VISIONS Forum

10.20.00 Two Washington insiders to provide election preview in public lecture/debate at Fairfield University

10.17.00 "Christianity and Politics: Rules of Engagement"

10.15.00 WVOF broadcasts live at Acoustic Cafe

10.12.00 Patrick Buchanan's running mate at Fairfield University on Monday, Oct. 16

10.07.00 Two Fairfield University students place ninth at National Debate

10.07.00 The Edison Project for high school students

10.06.00 Panel Discussion of "Pius XII and the Holocaust" at Fairfield University

10.06.00 Theatre Fairfield stages "The Children's Hour"

10.05.00 Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar" is presented at Quick Center

10.04.00 Founder of Boys Choir of Harlem is next Open VISIONS Forum speaker

10.02.00 Grammy Award-winning Bela Fleck and the Flecktones in two concerts at the Quick Center

10.02.00 Solas brings Celtic music to Quick Center for the Arts

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September 2000

09.24.00 Writer/feminist Susan Sontag next at Open VISIONS Forum

09.23.00 Fairfield University's Judaic Studies program presents author Eli N. Evans

09.21.00 Joan Fitzsimmons' "Introduction to Landscape" on view at Fairfield University's Lukacs Gallery

09.20.00 Guitarist Christopher Parkening leads off Quick Center's Tenth Anniversary Season

09.20.00 The Parsons Dance Company leaps onto Quick Center stage

09.18.00 Fairfield University to host regional information reception at Georgetown Preparatory School

09.14.00 Fairfield University to host regional information reception in Hartford

09.10.00 Business ethics and society discussed at Nyselius Library

09.10.00 Kol Nidre Service on WVOF

09.07.00 "Alice in Wonderland" takes center stage at Quick Center for the Arts

09.06.00 Primary Colors author Joe Klein talks about presidential politics at Fairfield University's Open VISIONS

09.06.00 Regina Barreca, author, humorist, feminist, educator, to speak at Open VISIONS Forum

09.06.00 Fairfield University to host regional information reception at Philadelphia Marriott West Hotel

09.06.00 Brian Torff with Florence Melnotte in jazz duo concert at Fairfield University

09.05.00 Fairfield University announces first endowed Chair in Business; Dr. R. Keith Martin named first chairholder

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August 2000

08.23.00 Fairfield University's School of Continuing Education launches Open VISIONS Academy

08.23.00 Wang Ming's "Universal Dimensions" on view at Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery

08.20.00 Fairfield University's convocation features Pulitzer Prize-winning author

08.18.00 Dr. Walter G. Ryba, Dean of the School of Business at Fairfield University, dies at 59

08.15.00 Fairfield University announces William G. McGowan Scholars

08.12.00 A Connecticut political analyst weighs in on the selection of Sen. Joseph Lieberman as Al Gore's running mate

08.11.00 Fairfield University to host regional information reception in Long Island

08.09.00 Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim kicks off Open VISIONS' new season

08.07.00 Fairfield University to offer master's degree in mathematics

08.06.00 Fairfield University awarded grant from Pew Charitable Trusts

08.06.00 Suzanne Chamlin's recent works on view at Lukacs Gallery

08.04.00 Fairfield University to host regional information reception in Newton

08.02.00 "Peter Pan" opens Young Audience series at Fairfield University's Quick Center for the Arts

08.01.00 Irish Festival's "The Prodigal" to be produced in London

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July 2000

07.20.00 Summer Festival Chorus explores the music of the 20th Century at Quick Center

07.17.00 Fairfield University Graduate School of Education continues commitment to bilingual multi-cultural programs

07.15.00 Connecticut Writing Project moves to Fairfield University

07.15.00 Quick Center for the Arts presents Missoula Theatre's production of "Alice in Wonderland"

07.12.00 America's Community Bankers, Fairfield University launch first Executive MBA Program for Community Banking

07.11.00 Nursing: A calling to help others

07.10.00 Quick Center for the Arts presents Missoula Theatre's production of "Cinderella"

07.09.00 e-Business and Health Care Management added to Fairfield MBA Concentrations

07.08.00 Disc Jockey of the Year for Western music meets the power of the internet

07.08.00 The School of Engineering of Fairfield University expands programs

07.06.00 Fairfield University's School of Continuing Education: responding to the learning needs of the community

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June 2000

06.23.00 Lynda D. Jackson-Sealy of Queens Village honored by Fairfield University Alumni Association

06.21.00 Jennifer L. Mazzo honored for work with Hunger Cleanup

06.21.00 Matthew P. Day of Hawthorne, N.Y. delivers valedictory address at Fairfield University's 50th commencement

06.20.00 Fairfield University alumni realize a 20-year dream with opening of Alumni House

06.15.00 Quick Center for the Arts presents Children's Summer Camp production of "Sleeping Beauty"

06.10.00 Fairfield University announces a record six Fulbrights

06.09.00 Karen M. Affinito of Clifton, N.J. receives Fairfield University Alumni Award

06.06.00 Jon Haug to join Project Pierre Toussaint in Haiti for two years

06.05.00 Gregory E. Newman of Stow, Mass., receives major awards at Fairfield University Dinner

06.05.00 Greater Bridgeport Symphony to present free Pops Concert at Fairfield University

06.04.00 Fairfield University Alumnus William P. Egan '67 makes historic $6 million gift to support scholarships, athletics

06.03.00 Dr. James Simon awarded national fellowship for journalism

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May 2000

05.21.00 Standing ovation for Brother Rick Curry, S.J. at 50th commencement

05.21.00 Photo Highlight: John J. Sullivan Scholarship Recipient

05.20.00 Fairfield basketball player Darren Phillip signs two-year deal with Spanish team; Center joins one of Europe's top-tier teams

05.16.00 Quick Center for the Arts celebrates its 10th anniversary

05.16.00 Fairfield University nursing professor wins international award for website

05.15.00 Quick Center for the Arts announces Young Audience Series and Outreach programs

05.11.00 Lawrence J. Dunn, III of Southington at the top of his clas

05.11.00 Summer Festival Chorus schedules auditions at Quick Center

05.10.00 Fairfield University's Open VISIONS Forum announces 2000-01 season

05.06.00 Traditional and alternative care of older adults at conference

05.06.00 Fairfield University to make language courses available to high school students

05.06.00 Russo Park Lead Screening Program to feature "Sounds of Afrika"

05.04.00 Fairfield salutes the Barnum Festival at Fairfield University's Quick Center

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April 2000

04.25.00 Dr. Janine Bernard receives national award for contributions to counseling profession

04.25.00 Amy Hurford and Chris Rivers will represent Fairfield University at NCAA Leadership Conference

04.15.00 Fairfield University MBA: A class act

04.15.00 Photo highlight: Easter Egg Hunt

04.15.00 Paul Huston to chair Fairfield Awards Dinner

04.14.00 Course in Museum and Gallery Curating offered at Fairfield University

04.12.00 Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo at Quick Center

04.10.00 Earth Week Celebration at Fairfield University

04.10.00 Computers in the inner city: Bridging the gap of the digital divide

04.10.00 "Les Miserables" to be staged at Quick Center for the Arts

04.05.00 Danny Glover to headline Fairfield Awards Dinner

04.01.00 April is Counselor Awareness Month

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March 2000

03.26.00 Environmentalist Winona LaDuke to speak at Open VISIONS Forum

03.23.00 Dar Williams Sun Tour concert at Fairfield University benefits Solar on Schools Programs

03.23.00 Indian Dancer Kay Poursine to perform at Fairfield University

03.20.00 "Festival 2000" is Theatre Fairfield's season finale

03.20.00 Fairfield University Glee Club celebrates Spring with concert

03.16.00 Irish women artists exhibit "Contemplative Myths" at Quick Center

03.15.00 Fairfield University's Judaic Studies program presents Celluloid Soldiers

03.15.00 Ballet Hispanico brings Latin Dances to Quick Center

03.15.00 New Science Adventure Camp at Fairfield University

03.15.00 Frank Noelker's photographs on view at Lukacs Gallery

03.15.00 "Mojo-Mickybo" is staged at Fairfield University's Irish Arts & Letters Festival

03.15.00 Dramatic reading of "The Prodigal" by Daniel Magee at Quick Center

03.15.00 Soviet Realist paintings on view at Fairfield University's Thomas J. Walsh Gallery

03.15.00 Dr. James Mullan discusses "The Irish Voice in American Literature"

03.12.00 Daniel Boorstin's Open VISIONS lecture cancelled

03.12.00 NPR Correspondent Nina Totenberg is next at Open VISIONS Forum

03.10.00 Fairfield University professor discusses "Blind Side of the Heart"

03.06.00 Hayes/Cahill on Fiddle/Guitar at Quick Center for the Arts

03.06.00 Quick Center's Outreach Program to stage "Ellis Island"

03.05.00 Junior/Senior Seminar Exhibition on view at Lukacs Gallery

03.05.00 United Nations' UNIFEM discusses women's issues at Fairfield University

03.05.00 Poet Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill to read at Quick Center

03.04.00 "Touch and Live" a Broadway-style musical staged at Fairfield University

03.04.00 "Anne of Green Gables" staged at Quick Center

03.02.00 Poet Margaret Lloyd at Fairfield University

03.02.00 Jazz Camp at Fairfield University

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February 2000

02.15.00 Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center in concert at Quick Center

02.15.00 Former NFL football player pens epic poem of African-American struggle

02.15.00 Three Irish Tenors and the Gaelic-American Glee Club to sing at Quick Center

02.15.00 Trinity Irish Dance Company defines cutting-edge dance performance at Fairfield University

02.15.00 Brian Friel's "Molly Sweeney" to be staged at Fairfield University's Quick Center

02.15.00 Irish Arts & Letters Festival presents a dramatic reading of "By the Bog of Cats"

02.15.00 Nobel Peace Prize winner Betty Williams discusses the Peace Process at Fairfield University

02.15.00 Fairfield University's School of Engineering awarded $500,000 grant by the W. M. Keck Foundation

02.15.00 Judaic Studies Program at Fairfield University presents Spring Lecture Series

02.15.00 Theatre Fairfield to stage "House of Blue Leaves" at Wien Experimental Theatre

02.15.00 Health Promotion Center awarded grant to offer mental health services

02.15.00 Film Festival launches Irish Arts & Letters Festival at Fairfield University

02.15.00 Starving Artists Gala celebrates the arts at Fairfield University

02.10.00 Fairfield University to host "Brain Bee"

02.06.00 Theologian Mary Daly to speak at Fairfield University

02.05.00 Dr. M. Debnam Chappell appointed Dean of Freshmen at Fairfield University

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January 2000

01.23.00 Lyle Salmi's meditative works on view at Lukacs Gallery

01.16.00 Diane Schuur returns to jazz up Fairfield University's Quick Center

01.15.00 Restoration of early Italian paintings at Yale to be discussed at Fairfield University

01.15.00 Lyle Salmi's meditative works on view at Lukacs Gallery

01.15.00 The last founding Jesuit of Fairfield Prep dies

01.15.00 Swingtime! - A Jumpin', singin,' movin' & groovin' good time at Quick Center

01.15.00 Jerry Greenfield co-founder of Ben and Jerry's to speak at Fairfield

01.15.00 Terrance Simien brings Mardi Gras Party to Quick Center for the Arts

01.15.00 John Fumasoli & The Jones Factor perform at Quick Center for the Arts

01.15.00 "Amelia Bedelia and the Baby" staged at Fairfield University's Quick Center for the Arts

01.15.00 Local theatre legend bequeaths gift to theatre department

01.15.00 Got the winter blues? You're not alone, say family therapists

01.15.00 David Denby, "New Yorker" film critic, to speak at next Open VISIONS Forum

01.15.00 Classical piano, cello music on tap at Quick Center

01.15.00 Ken Burns, documentary filmmaker, to speak at Open VISIONS forum

01.06.00 Fairfield University Professor discusses Immortality News

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