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December 2001

12.20.01 Author Stephen Dubner to speak at Fairfield University

12.20.01 "Shall We Dance: A Century of African-Americans in Dance" on view at Fairfield University's Walsh Gallery

12.18.01 "Ferdinand the Bull" comes to Fairfield University's Quick Center

12.15.01 Fairfield University Media Center receives national award for campaign video

12.15.01 Guggenheim Museums director is next at Fairfield University's Open VISIONS

12.14.01 Martin Luther King Jr. events at Fairfield University feature Patricia J. Williams

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

12.01.01 Auditions at Quick Center for live radio broadcast

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November 2001

11.15.01 Fairfield University Glee Club ushers in the Christmas season

11.15.01 Grammy Award winner pianist George Winston solos at Quick Center

11.10.01 Fairfield University's Adrienne Kirby Literacy Program receives a grant for $12,770

11.02.01 Children of Uganda

11.01.01 New Haven Symphony performs holiday concert at Quick Center

11.01.01 "The Snow Queen" to be staged at Quick Center for the Arts

11.01.01 Marci MacGuffie to exhibit at Fairfield University's Lukacs Gallery

11.01.01 Donnamaria Bruton's art on display at Fairfield University's Lukacs Gallery

11.01.01 Philadanco, one of America's foremost dance ensembles, performs at Quick Center for the Arts

11.01.01 Health Career Fair for High School students

11.01.01 Fairfield University's Summer Jazz Workshop receives grant from The Mockingbird Foundation

11.01.01 "Broadcasts of A Country at War" - A live radio drama to be presented at Quick Center

11.01.01 Fairfield University's Theatre Fairfield presents "A Class Act"

11.01.01 "Life Diamonds: Nazi Stolen Treasures" is topic of Fairfield University's Bennett Lecture Series

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October 2001

10.15.01 Fairfield University student receives grant for research

10.15.01 Six trustees elected at Fairfield University

10.15.01 Fairfield University RecPlex named to honor Leslie C. Quick, Jr.

10.01.01 "Mystery of King Tut" musical coming to Fairfield University's Quick Center

10.01.01 Renowned trombonist Steve Turre performs with Fairfield University's Jazz Ensemble

10.01.01 St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble to perform Bach's Brandenburg Concertos at Fairfield University Quick Center

10.01.01 Fairfield University students assist in the flu shot campaign

10.01.01 Brian Torff to introduce new band at Quick Center concert

10.01.01 The Flaming Idiots, three zany and crazy guys, to perform at the Quick Center

10.01.01 Pianist Orin Grossman to perform Albeniz and Gershwin at Quick Center for the Arts

10.01.01 Former U.S. Ambassador Richard Holbrooke to speak at Fairfield University

10.01.01 Pianist Garrick Ohlsson, giant of the keyboards, to perform at the Quick Center

10.01.01 CNN's Jeff Greenfield to speak at Fairfield University

10.01.01 Connecticut Writing Project-Fairfield presents Molly Peacock

10.01.01 Lawyer who sued to open up Greenwich beaches to speak at Fairfield University

10.01.01 Local health departments learn how to deal with acts of terrorism

10.01.01 Barrage, the world beat musical group, to perform at Quick Center

10.01.01 "Lend Me a Tenor" opens Theatre Fairfield's season

10.01.01 Taking a stand against hatred

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September 2001

09.15.01 William G. McGowan Scholars announced at Fairfield University

09.15.01 Fairfield University integrates high-tech into biology course thanks to a $200K grant from the Pew Grant Program in Course Redesign

09.15.01 Fairfield University welcomes one of its first women graduates as Convocation speaker

09.01.01 Jazz musician Joshua Redman and Quartet in concert at Quick Center

09.01.01 Fairfield University's Bennett Lecture Series hosts Dr. Paula Hyman

09.01.01 Hubbard Street Dance Chicago leads off Quick Center's Dance America Series

09.01.01 CNBC's Howard Means is next at Fairfield University's Open VISIONS

09.01.01 Quick Center's Emerald Isle Series presents Black 47

09.01.01 Richard Keen's paintings on display at Fairfield University's Lukacs Gallery

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

09.01.01 "The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe" to be staged at Fairfield University's Quick Center for the Arts

09.01.01 East Meets Jazz concert at Fairfield University's Quick Center is cancelled

09.01.01 Kol Nidre prayer service on WVOF

09.01.01 Dr. Anne Manton of Fairfield University to receive nursing's highest honor

09.01.01 Class of '05 raises academic bar at Fairfield University

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August 2001

08.15.01 Citibank awards $5,000 to Fairfield University's Family Literacy Project

08.15.01 Fairfield University Continuing Ed to offer Certificate in Financial Planning

08.15.01 IRA offer seen as historic breakthrough

08.01.01 Dar Williams in concert at Fairfield University's Quick Center for the Arts

08.01.01 Fairfield University's first annual Anne Drummey O'Callaghan Lecture to honor women in the Church

08.01.01 Fairfield University's Open VISIONS Forum to host member of the Royal Family

08.01.01 Dillon's "Perfectus - Imperfectus (1980-2000)" on view at Fairfield University's Walsh Gallery

08.01.01 John Himmelfarb's paintings and prints on view at Fairfield University's Lukacs Gallery

08.01.01 East Meets Jazz concert to open 2001-02 season at Fairfield University's Quick Center for the Arts

08.01.01 West Orange High School students win big at Edison Project

08.01.01 Fairfield University to offer classes in Danbury

08.01.01 Filling teacher shortages in Connecticut

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July 2001

07.15.01 Three Fairfield graduates awarded Fulbrights

07.15.01 Quick Center and Missoula Theatre present "Treasure Island"

07.01.01 Wang Ming donates art works to Fairfield University's Walsh Gallery

07.01.01 First graduate students complete degrees for Executive MBA in Community Bank Management

07.01.01 Cristen L. Duncan of Westford, Mass., awarded IREX Young Leaders Fellowship to Russia

07.01.01 Sharon Rusconi of Braintree, Mass., awarded teaching assistantship in France

07.01.01 Suzanne Uzzilia of Acra, N.Y., awarded Fulbright for Korea

07.01.01 Julia Tsisin of New Haven awarded Fulbright to Russia

07.01.01 Angela Scardina of Kittanning, Pa., awarded Fulbright to Austria

07.01.01 Quick Center and Missoula Theatre present "Red Riding Hood"

07.01.01 Quick Center and Missoula Theatre present "Cinderella"

07.01.01 Quick Center presents Twelfth Annual Children's Summer Theater Camp

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June 2001

06.28.01 Stephanie M. Fernandez of Monroe, Conn., awarded prize in psychology

06.28.01 Steven J. Kapuscinski of Westfield, N.J. honored for work in mathematics

06.28.01 Julianne L. Miller of Westbrook, Conn. honored with Margot Spit Memorial Scholarhip in Italian

06.28.01 Birgitta N. Schmid of Milford, Conn., honored with Harry Fishman Award in Sociology

06.28.01 Erik G. Stilp of Brookfield, Wis., honored for work in mathematics

06.28.01 Donald A. Telesca of Waterbury, Conn., honored for work in physics and music

06.28.01 Amy Beth Filipowicz of Manchester, N.H, honored for academic excellence in biology

06.28.01 Katie S. Jeffrey of Stonington, Conn., receives sociology award

06.28.01 Stefania Lombardi of Torrington, Conn. awarded scholarship for study in Italy

06.28.01 Lauren Doyle of Willimantic, Conn. honored for work in Social and Behavioral Sciences

06.28.01 Eric F. Donnelly of Bridgeport honored for work in music and philosophy

06.25.01 David A. Gorman of Beacon Hill in Boston, Mass., wins academic honors at Fairfield University

06.25.01 Annabelle M. Moseley of Dix Hills, N.Y., receives academic awards at Fairfield University

06.23.01 Sheniqua V. Rowe of Brooklyn, N.Y., honored by Fairfield University

06.20.01 Felipe J. Polanco of Garnerville, N.Y., honored at Fairfield University

06.20.01 Whitney J. Talcott wins academic honors at Fairfield University

06.15.01 Bassick Business students in new program at Fairfield University

06.15.01 Courtney Darts of Monroe is valedictorian at Fairfield University

06.15.01 Kimberly E. Siebel of Chatham, N.J. selected for Studio Art Award

06.15.01 Fairfield County Foundation awards Fairfield University $15,000 literacy grant

06.15.01 Kevin C. Hayes of Scranton, Pa. awarded Loyola Medal at Fairfield University

06.11.01 Carolyn A. Hronis of North Haven honored at Fairfield University Awards Ceremony

06.10.01 Timothy P. Healy of Port Ewen, N.Y., honored at Fairfield University

06.09.01 Keith Wagner of Stratford, Conn. honored for work in visual arts

06.06.01 Fairfield University Awards Scholarship to Jacqueline Farinon

06.01.01 Fairfield University honors Rebecca Hilliker for creative writing

06.01.01 Fairfield University honors Heather Green for outstanding work in Classical Studies

06.01.01 Jennifer Flynn awarded Croteau Scholarship by Fairfield University

06.01.01 Fairfield University cites Edward Dunn for Outstanding Performance in Engineering

06.01.01 Laura Donohue awarded Croteau Scholarship by Fairfield University

06.01.01 Fairfield University cites Alison Dignam for Outstanding Achievement in Spanish

06.01.01 Fairfield University cites Marissa DeSiena for academic excellence in international studies

06.01.01 Fairfield University Awards National Scholarship to Anna C. Czerwinska

06.01.01 Fairfield University cites Margaret Crowley for outstanding achievement in art history

06.01.01 Robert S. Connolly cited by Fairfield University for excellence in the study of British History

06.01.01 Fairfield University Awards scholarship to Kelly Comiskey to study French

06.01.01 Nicole A. Castelot cited by Fairfield University for outstanding work in Spanish

06.01.01 Fairfield University cites Elena Carrington for academic achievement in Judaic Studies

06.01.01 Fairfield University honors Michael Burruano for academic excellence in politics

06.01.01 Charles F. Burke wins Student Achievement Award from Fairfield University

06.01.01 Chrystal L. Brown awarded Hohmann Scholarship by Fairfield University

06.01.01 Daniel Besse awarded Hohmann Scholarship by Fairfield University

06.01.01 Fairfield University presents Matthew F. Bradley with English Department Fiction Award

06.01.01 Fairfield University cites Sarah Boyle for Outstanding Achievement in Studio Art

06.01.01 Juliette L. Basso honored by Fairfield University for Outstanding Achievement in Mathematics

06.01.01 Deborah Edwards of Weston, Conn. honored with studio art award

06.01.01 Norwalk residents win honors at Fairfield University

06.01.01 Stephen G. Winkel of Watertown, Conn. honored at Fairfield University

06.01.01 Kerry E. Schardien of Union, N.J., honored at Fairfield University

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May 2001

05.28.01 Connecticut Writing Project offers Young Writers' Institute for Grades 7-10

05.28.01 "Contemporary Realism" on display at Fairfield University's Walsh Gallery

05.28.01 Media Center wins Telly Award for video production

05.28.01 Fairfield University's Open VISIONS Forum announces 2001-02 season

05.28.01 Quick Center for the Arts announces Young Audience Series and Outreach Programs

05.26.01 Overcoming the odds and reaching a dream

05.23.01 Some great stories behind the scenes of Fairfield University's 51st commencement

05.23.01 Challenges are there to be overcome - Bridgeport, Conn.

05.15.01 Fairfield University School of Nursing to provide Health and Wellness Center at Bassick High School under the 21st Century Lighthouse Grant

05.15.01 50 years later: Veteran to participate in commencement

05.06.01 Summer Festival Chorus to conduct auditions at Quick Center

05.06.01 His/Her MBAs: Husband and wife team to graduate together Milford, Conn.

05.06.01 Discovering the world by degrees

05.06.01 Fairfield University School of Nursing to hold open house May 22

05.06.01 Judith M. Dobai named Director of Undergraduate Admission

05.01.01 Quick Center for the Arts announces its 11th season

05.01.01 Former A&M Records executive earns undergraduate degree while teaching graduate-level course

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April 2001

04.23.01 Dr. Michael White to read from latest novel at Fairfield University's DiMenna-Nyselius Library

04.23.01 Fairfield University School of Continuing Education offers four sessions this summer

04.20.01 Theatre Fairfield produces "Festival '01"

04.15.01 Grand Central Terminal by Kurt C. Schlichting, Ph.D.

04.15.01 Blues Singer/Guitarist performs at Fairfield University's Levee

04.15.01 tompeters! company offering programs in partnership with School of Continuing Education at Fairfield University

04.13.01 Broadway to Opera is the Mendelssohn Choir's spring offering at Quick Center for the Arts

04.10.01 Jazz and Science camps at Fairfield University

04.06.01 St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble to perform all-Czech program at Quick Center for the Arts

04.06.01 A truly remarkable life: Russell Goings - a Renaissance man

04.06.01 Cambodian Dance Troupe to perform at Quick Center for the Arts

04.05.01 Fairfield University's Bennett Center hosts Scholar-in-Residence

04.05.01 Conference on the death penalty: Legal and moral issues

04.03.01 "The Red Balloon" is next in Quick Center's Young Audience Series

04.02.01 Earth Day Program, April 25, to Focus on Solar Energy

04.02.01 "Ramona Quimby" is next Quick Center's Schooldays Series offering

04.01.01 600 Hunger Cleanup Volunteers to work at 42 sites on Saturday, April 7

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March 2001

03.23.01 Vital Voices Director Theresa Loar to speak at Fairfield University

03.23.01 Violinist Corey Cerovsek to perform at Quick Center for the Arts

03.23.01 Fairfield University Orchestra presents Annual Spring Concert

03.23.01 Michael Lewan is keynote speaker at Fairfield University's Holocaust Remembrance Service

03.23.01 Fairfield University Glee Club presents "Overture to the World"

03.15.01 Fairfield University and Roger Ludlowe Middle School students learn science together under Kellogg Foundation grant

03.15.01 NBC's Ann Curry headlines Fairfield Awards Dinner

03.11.01 Quick Center's live radio broadcast features Classics of Crime and Mystery

03.10.01 Junior/senior seminar exhibition at Fairfield University's Lukacs Gallery

03.06.01 School Psychology Week: First week in April, Counselor Awareness Month: Month of April

03.06.01 Paula Gill-Lopez, Ph.D., on Governor's Prevention Partnership Bully Task Force

03.06.01 Jazz lecture and performance planned at Fairfield University

03.06.01 "Emerging Peace in the Middle East" is topic of Fairfield University lecture

03.03.01 Bellarmine Lecture Series presents liturgical dance

03.02.01 Trumpeter Tony Kadleck, is guest artist with Fairfield University's Jazz Ensemble

03.01.01 Fairfield University to host 30th National Convention for Alpha Mu Gamma, the national honor society for foreign languages

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February 2001

02.23.01 Grand Central Terminal discussed at Fairfield University's Nyselius Library

02.23.01 "Footprints on the Moon" is next Quick Center's Schooldays Series offering

02.23.01 "Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse" is next for Quick Center's Young Audience

02.21.01 Fairfield University's Bennett Lecture Series hosts Alvin Rosenfeld

02.17.01 Starving Artists Gala at Quick Center for the Arts

02.15.01 Cab Calloway tribute by his daughter Chris Calloway planned at Quick Center

02.15.01 Edison Project students to learn how video games are invented

02.14.01 Fiddler Eileen Ivers celebrates Saint Patrick's Day at Quick Center

02.11.01 Pilobolus Dance Theatre returns to Quick Center for the Arts

02.10.01 Jane Miller exhibits digital images at Fairfield University's Lukacs Gallery

02.06.01 Mia Farrow concludes Open VISIONS 2000-01 season

02.06.01 Judaic Studies to host Seder at Fairfield University

02.06.01 "Studio Selects," a juried exhibit featuring works of Fairfield University art students is on display

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

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January 2001

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

01.30.01 Fairfield and Georgetown professors to lead spiritual and cultural tour of Spain and Portugal

01.25.01 Garth Fagan Dance Company defies gravity at Quick Center for the Arts

01.23.01 Wanda Russo donates $1 million gift to Fairfield University in memory of her late husband Dr. Robert D. Russo, Sr.

01.23.01 Fairfield University and First Selectman announce new initiatives to address ongoing beach concerns

01.23.01 Arthur Andersen Fellows announced at Fairfield University

01.22.01 Solar Energy: suddenly competitive and attractive

01.20.01 Fairfield University School of Nursing to hold open house Feb. 12

01.20.01 Stephen Simons exhibits still lifes at Fairfield University's Lukacs Gallery

01.18.01 Fairfield School of Nursing: New programs aimed at easing the nursing shortage

01.17.01 NPR's Daniel Schorr is next at Open VISIONS Forum

01.15.01 Playwright Tony Kushner launches Open VISIONS Forum 2001 Season

01.15.01 Master's programs in Mathematics and American Studies draw students from diverse fields

01.15.01 Fairfield University Professor discusses Immortality News

01.15.01 Acclaimed pianist Awadagin Pratt performs at Quick Center for the Arts

01.15.01 Fairfield Arts Council names Keir Dullea 2001 Artist of the Year

01.14.01 Ireland's hottest acoustic group Lunasa debuts at Quick Center

01.12.01 Three area residents to receive first Martin Luther King, Jr. Vision Awards

01.11.01 Fairfield University's School of Continuing Education continues Open VISIONS Academy

01.06.01 Theatre Fairfield to stage "Miss Julie" and "Creditors"

01.03.01 The future of books discussed at Fairfield University's Nyselius Library

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