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December 2002

12.17.02 Fairfield University's School of Nursing programs receive esteemed CCNE accreditation

12.17.02 Theatreworks/USA brings its winning "Sarah, Plain and Tall" to Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

12.15.02 New program offered to gifted students in grades one through six

12.15.02 World-renowned filmmaker Ismail Merchant to speak at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

12.15.02 Fairfield University holds Open Houses for Adult Education Programs

12.15.02 Four Fairfield University students awarded Freeman-ASIA scholarships for study in China

12.10.02 Fairfield University business school dean and labor relations expert available to comment on possible MTA strike and the impact it could have on Connecticut

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November 2002

11.15.02 National Institute on Aging gives Fairfield University assistant professor of psychology more than $129,000 to study cognitive decline in older adults

11.15.02 "Babes in Toyland" takes the stage at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

11.15.02 Student artists put their work on display at Fairfield University's Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery

11.15.02 Fairfield University student theatre troupe presents 11 short plays in "Director's Cut"

11.15.02 Civil Rights photographer James Hinton's penetrating work on view at the Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery at Fairfield University

11.15.02 Fairfield University professor of economics issues forecast for Connecticut economy, available for interviews

11.15.02 The New Haven Symphony Orchestra graces the stage at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

11.15.02 Documentary director to screen film on Italian prisoners of war at Fairfield University's DiMenna-Nyselius Library

11.15.02 Fairfield University partners with Columbia University making the Biosphere 2 Center in Arizona available to Fairfield students

11.15.02 Financial Planning Association to hold free public seminar on Financial Planning at Fairfield University on November 16

11.15.02 Fairfield University Finance department ranks in top 20 percent of 923 institutions nationwide for amount of published research

11.15.02 Fairfield University history professor's book on Bridgeport's Socialist history receives 2002 Homer D. Babbidge, Jr. Award

11.14.02 Innovative dance-illusionists Momix to perform at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

11.14.02 International Guitar Night brings together four stellar musicians at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

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October 2002

10.31.02 Unforgettable Smythe & Saucier "Circo Comedia" to come to Quick Center

10.27.02 Some New England newspapers, TV stations seen as lagging in coverage of environmental issues

10.25.02 Renowned pianist James Williams will be the guest artist at the Fairfield University Jazz Ensemble's winter concert

10.24.02 "Holiday Memories by Truman Capote" takes the stage at Quick Center

10.24.02 Fairfield University Glee Club to present its Christmas concert at the Quick Center

10.21.02 Survey of employees examines the post-September 11 workplace

10.20.02 St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble performs at Quick Center

10.20.02 Auditions to be held for radio dramas at Quick Center

10.20.02 Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Doris Kearns Goodwin to speak at Quick Center

10.15.02 William H. Pitt Foundation grant to help Bridgeport multicultural students attend Fairfield University

10.15.02 Fairfield University partners with national Jesuit organization and Greater Bridgeport Area Foundation to do social justice research

10.15.02 Fairfield University wins two federal grants totaling more than $1.6 million for bilingual and special education in Bridgeport, Norwalk and Stamford

10.15.02 Federal government awards Fairfield University sociology professor $353,000 over three years for project with five local high schools

10.15.02 Gallery director offers insights into 20th century art criticism at the Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery

10.15.02 The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center to perform at Quick Center

10.15.02 C-Span co-founder and telecommunications leader John D. Evans to discuss intellectual property and cyber terrorism at Fairfield University

10.15.02 Fairfield University professor becomes first nurse named to an advisory board for a major consumer magazine

10.15.02 Fairfield University's director of jazz and popular music releases CD with acclaimed French pianist

10.11.02 Thrilling radio drama to be performed at Quick Center

10.06.02 Fairfield University philosophy professor available to discuss independent research on United States dealings with Iraq

10.06.02 Former head of United Illuminating Co. Richard J. Grossi to receive Fairfield University's School of Engineering Lifetime Achievement Award

10.04.02 Grammy-winning country artist Kathy Mattea to perform at Quick Center

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September 2002

09.30.02 Russian youth dance troupe to perform at Quick Center

09.20.02 Kenneth W. Stein, an expert in Middle Eastern history and politics, to speak at Fairfield University

09.15.02 Politics professor receives Fulbright Scholarship to teach comparative politics in Turkey

09.15.02 Bannow Science Center to unveil new science-research facilities

09.15.02 Associate professor of mathematics at Fairfield University to head nationwide mathematics honor society

09.15.02 Ismar Schorsch, chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary, to deliver Bennett lecture at Fairfield University

09.15.02 Fairfield University radio deejay inducted in the Western Swing Society of Seattle's Hall of Fame

09.15.02 Federal government awards Fairfield University nearly $300,000 to host Russian teachers learning about the United States

09.14.02 "The Blame Show" opens at Fairfield University's Lukacs Gallery

09.10.02 Theatre Fairfield's production of "Pippin" to bow at Quick Center

09.06.02 Folk legend and spiritual seeker Arlo Guthrie to appear at Quick Center

09.02.02 Dartmouth College theologian to present Christopher F. Mooney, S.J., lecture at Fairfield University

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August 2002

08.10.02 Fairfield University's Open VISIONS Forum announces a noteworthy 2002-2003 season

08.10.02 Associate professor in Fairfield University's School of Nursing completes Health Partners Fellowship

08.10.02 Brett J. Yacoviello of Trumbull at the top of his class

08.10.02 Shanghai Ballet graces the stage in "Coppelia" at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

08.10.02 German artists to exhibit paintings and sculpture at Fairfield University's Lukacs Gallery

08.10.02 The United States Postal Service and the Quick Center for the Arts at Fairfield University celebrate the American spirit with the unveiling of a commemorative Sept. 11 heroes stamp

08.10.02 Inspiring Irish tenor Ronan Tynan to sing at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

08.10.02 Fairfield University maintains selectivity with incoming Class of 2006

08.10.02 Assistant professor at Fairfield University's School of Nursing selected as a post-doctoral Scholar in gerontologic nursing

08.10.02 Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Shawn Colvin performs at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

08.10.02 Federal government awards three Fairfield University students David L. Boren undergraduate scholarships for study abroad

08.10.02 "Just So Stories" opens the Young Audience Series at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

08.10.02 Best-selling author and Vanity Fair correspondent Dominick Dunne to speak at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

08.10.02 Pianist Emanuel Ax will perform at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

08.10.02 Freshman at Fairfield University awarded The William and Melinda Gates Millennium scholarship

08.10.02 Former prime minister of Pakistan Benazir Bhutto to speak at Fairfield University's Quick Center

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July 2002

07.10.02 University College at Fairfield University announces courses, study abroad and certificate programs for fall semester

07.10.02 University College at Fairfield University hosts Open House for existing and prospective students

07.10.02 Fairfield University's Danbury campus features web-enhanced courses for fall semester

07.10.02 University College at Fairfield University adds two new offerings to its series of certificate courses

07.10.02 Diverse student group enjoying all that jazz

07.10.02 Bela Fleck and the Flecktones companion CD and DVD recorded at Fairfield University's Quick Center for the Arts

07.10.02 Quick Center's Summer Festival Chorus presents "Hooked on Classics" concert

07.10.02 West Bridgewater, Mass. resident first woman to lead Fairfield University Student Association

07.10.02 Fairfield University School of Nursing dean awarded one of the highest honors in her profession

07.10.02 Internationally-known expert joins Fairfield University School of Nursing

07.10.02 Dazzling East Meets Jazz concert to open 2002-03 season at Fairfield University's Quick Center for the Arts

07.10.02 Fairfield University student Lara M. Eckler awarded Fulbright to study theatre in Germany

07.10.02 Sal Sirugo's unique Abstract Expressionism on view at Fairfield University's Walsh Gallery

07.10.02 November 2002 calendar of events

07.10.02 Loyola University Chicago theologian Susan A. Ross to deliver Anne Drummey O'Callaghan lecture at Fairfield University

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June 2002

06.13.02 Fairfield University conference explores use of technology in the classroom

06.13.02 Watergate - 30 years later

06.13.02 October 2002 Calendar of events

06.13.02 September 2002 calendar of events

06.13.02 Fairfield University announces William G. McGowan Scholars

06.13.02 Joseph Peller exhibit at Walsh Gallery

06.13.02 Professor Paul F. Lakeland, Ph.D.: Expert on the laity in the Catholic Church

06.13.02 Fairfield University's Quick Center presents Missoula Children's Theatre production of "The Pied Piper"

06.13.02 Fairfield University's Quick Center presents Missoula Children's Theatre production of "Jack & The Beanstalk"

06.13.02 Fairfield University's Quick Center presents Missoula Children's Theatre production of "Red Riding Hood"

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May 2002

05.19.02 Martin J. Dempsey, Valedictory address

05.19.02 Coaching on and off the field leads to college degree for Seminole football standout

05.13.02 Fairfield University's Quick Center for the Arts launches new set of dramas about teen issues

05.13.02 Quick Center for the Arts announces its 13th season

05.13.02 President Bill Clinton a talk show host? Not surprising says politics professor!

05.13.02 Introducing World War II to eighth graders

05.13.02 Summer Festival Chorus conducts auditions at Quick Center

05.13.02 Joseph Peller's images of modern urban life on view at Fairfield University's Walsh Gallery

05.13.02 Fairfield University student awarded prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

05.13.02 Fairfield University students name Katherine Kidd, Ph.D 2002 Teacher of the Year

05.13.02 Fairfield University Commencement celebrates service to those in need

05.13.02 Stratford resident earns college degree 34 years after stint in Vietnam

05.13.02 Woman whose faith helped her overcome hardships to receive nursing degree at Fairfield University

05.13.02 Aimee Wagner of Mahwah, N.J., awarded Loyola Medal at Fairfield University

05.13.02 Fairfield University engineering students to demonstrate human-powered vehicle; area high school students to be honored

05.13.02 Fairfield University's Quick Center presents Missoula Children's Theatre production of "Hansel and Gretel"

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April 2002

04.20.02 Fairfield University Glee Club presents Pops Concert at Quick Center for the Arts

04.15.02 Crisis in the Church

04.15.02 Fairfield University commencement

04.15.02 AT&T chairman C. Michael Armstrong, interviewer Charlie Rose headline Charles F. Dolan Lecture at Fairfield University April 24, 2002

04.15.02 L.L. Bean CEO with roots in Connecticut to speak at Dolan School of Business

04.15.02 A Soldier's Play to be performed at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

04.10.02 Junior/Senior Seminar Exhibition opens at Fairfield University's Lukacs Gallery

04.07.02 9-11 and the media: A Public forum at Fairfield University April 25

04.06.02 Fairfield University professor and actor William Windom to present paper on the business of show business

04.04.02 August 2002 Calendar of events

04.02.02 July 2002 Calendar of events

04.02.02 Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and composer Ned Rorem perform at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

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March 2002

03.29.02 Linda Wetheimer, NPR senior national correspondent, is next at Fairfield University's Open VISIONS Forum

03.26.02 Mixed-media installations by artist Judith Page on display at Fairfield University's Lukacs Gallery

03.25.02 William Donat featured speaker at Holocaust Remembrance Service sponsored by the Center for Judaic Studies at Fairfield University

03.24.02 Claudia Schechter's "People from Foreign Lands" photographs on view at Fairfield University's Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery

03.23.02 Dante lecture at Fairfield University

03.23.02 Paris Combo, French retro-cabaret quintet with a worldly sound, performs at Fairfield University's Quick Center for the Arts

03.23.02 Judy Blume's "Superfudge" staged by Theatreworks/USA at Fairfield University's Quick Center

03.21.02 The Connecticut Writing Project at Fairfield University announces summer programs for teachers, young writers

03.20.02 Fairfield University Glee Club presents its annual spring concert

03.20.02 Flutist Paula Robison and pianist Jeremy Denk perform at Fairfield University's Quick Center for the Arts

03.18.02 Friends of the Library at Fairfield University present James Rees, alumnus and suspense novelist

03.15.02 School of Nursing administrator at Fairfield University selected for prestigious leadership training program

03.15.02 Saxophonist Fred Lipsius of Blood, Sweat & Tears fame to perform with Fairfield University Jazz Ensemble

03.15.02 Dartmouth professor to lecture on French theater at Fairfield University's Quick Center

03.15.02 WVOF to open new studios: Wednesday, March 20, at 1 p.m.

03.11.02 Andrea Jung, Avon CEO, to speak at Fairfield Awards Dinner that honors Jesuit and two alumni

03.06.02 Fairfield University's International Studies program and UNIFEM/CT present lecture by Ruth Engo, U.N. senior economic affairs officer

03.05.02 Bennett Center for Judaic Studies at Fairfield University presents two lectures by Jewish scholar Chava Weissler

03.04.02 From France to Fairfield: Lyon Opera Ballet graces the stage at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

03.01.02 Fairfield University Irish scholarship recipient reaches out to children of Haiti

03.01.02 University students to commemorate 9/11 victims

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February 2002

02.27.02 Fairfield University School of Nursing Open House for adult learners

02.25.02 Fairfield University's Quick Center for the Arts presents "Sensual French Tales" radio drama

02.24.02 Irish vocalist Karan Casey and traditional/folk band Dervish perform at Fairfield University's Quick Center for the Arts

02.23.02 Trinity Irish Dance Company performs at Fairfield University's Quick Center for the Arts

02.20.02 Irish Scholarship Committee presents tenor Anthony Kearns & Gaelic-American Glee Club at Fairfield University's Quick Center for the Arts

02.20.02 Student actors perform and direct in Fairfield University's "Festival '02"

02.15.02 Modern-day "Romeo and Juliet" for teens presented at Fairfield University's Quick Center for the Arts

02.15.02 United Way honors Fairfield University professors and interns

02.15.02 St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble with baritone Kurt Ollmann to perform at Fairfield University's Quick Center for the Arts

02.13.02 Guitarist Sharon Isbin and Brazilian percussionist Thiago de Mello to perform at Fairfield University's Quick Center for the Arts

02.11.02 Trio of classic French readings presented at Fairfield University's Quick Center for the Arts

02.09.02 Fairfield University's Center for Judaic Studies announces winter/spring programs

02.06.02 Live radio drama, "Terror on the Airwaves," to chill listeners at Fairfield University's Quick Center for the Arts

02.05.02 Fairfield University's Center for Judaic Studies presents Claudia Stevens in "An Evening with Madame F"

02.04.02 "Reading Rainbow" musical brightens the stage at Fairfield University's Quick Center for the Arts

02.01.02 Center for Multicultural Relations celebrates Black History Month

02.01.02 Robert Pinsky, United States Poet Laureate, to speak at Fairfield University

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January 2002

01.30.02 Educators use technology to connect learning communities around the world

01.26.02 Recipient of the Jamie and Laura O'Brien Scholarship

01.25.02 Quick Center for the Arts presents Orchestra New England and CONCORA performing Mozart's "Requiem"

01.25.02 Author James Carroll to discuss Jewish-Christian Relations at Fairfield University's Quick Center February 19

01.25.02 Jimmy Bosch's "Salsa Dura" Dance Party at Fairfield's Quick Center

01.25.02 Children of Uganda, award-winning troupe, to dance at Fairfield University

01.25.02 Yolanda Vasquez Petrocelli to exhibit at Fairfield University's Lukacs Gallery

01.25.02 Fairfield University Conference Haiti: Realities and challenges

01.25.02 Leading Italianist to lecture on Dante's Inferno at Fairfield University's DiMenna-Nyselius Library

01.25.02 Auditions at Quick Center for live radio broadcast

01.25.02 Media Advisory: Morgan Monceaux

01.15.02 Environmental program with Brazil expands international options for Fairfield University students

01.15.02 Four area residents receive Fairfield's Martin Luther King Jr. Vision Award

01.15.02 Fairfield University celebrates France's contribution to the world of Arts and Letters

01.15.02 Fairfield University School of Continuing Education gives an inside look into the world of art

01.15.02 Health & Wellness Center at Bassick announces winter programs for Bridgeport residents

01.15.02 First Walter G. Ryba, Jr. Scholarship awarded at Fairfield University

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