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December 2003

12.12.03 Fairfield University professor publishes English version of Spanish children's book of stories

12.12.03 Fairfield University School of Engineering offers certificate programs in Network Systems Technology, Application and Data Security and Web Applications Development

12.02.03 Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts hosts a Russian Christmas/New Year's Cultural Celebration on January 11

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November 2003

11.25.03 Debunking the myths: A look at the Arab-American experience

11.25.03 St Luke's Chamber Ensemble offers "Baroque and Before" at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

11.25.03 "Live Lit!" series finale considers "Icons of Russian Literature" at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

11.21.03 Physics honor to professor who engaged students in research at Fairfield University

11.21.03 New Haven Symphony Orchestra to perform holiday concert at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

11.21.03 Fairfield University professor considers Spain, architecture and city planning in his first book

11.18.03 The Fairfield University Glee Club performs Christmas concert at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

11.18.03 Team of four Fairfield University students receives Honorable Mention in Deloitte Foundation's National Tax Case Study Competition

11.17.03 Christmas tale "The Tailor of Gloucester" takes the stage at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

11.14.03 Fairfield University's School of Engineering to host symposium

11.14.03 Fairfield University students to build "Cardboard City"

11.07.03 Regina A. Quick Center to screen "Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears" as part of Russian Arts and Letters Festival

11.06.03 Gallery director explores Early Modernism at the Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery at Fairfield University

11.05.03 Allman Brothers drummer Jaimoe to play with Fairfield University Jazz Ensemble

11.04.03 Theatre Fairfield presents "A Class Act" at Fairfield University's PepsiCo Theatre

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October 2003

10.31.03 All-new Amelia Bedelia musical revue comes to Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

10.29.03 Siberian dance troupe brings lively dance and music to Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

10.27.03 Regina A. Quick Center to screen "Solyaris" as part of Russian Arts and Letters Festival

10.27.03 Forbes CEO and former presidential candidate Steve Forbes available at press conference at Fairfield University

10.24.03 Marketing guru behind "positioning" to speak at Fairfield University's Charles F. Dolan School of Business

10.24.03 Human Rights Watch honoree to speak at Fairfield University on the rights of children in the U.S. judicial system

10.23.03 Sergei Khrushchev, noted historian and son of the former Soviet leader, to speak at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

10.22.03 Fairfield University economics professor issues 5-year state economic forecast, available for interviews on year-end economy wrap-up stories

10.22.03 Learn to "Laugh More, Live Longer" with Steve Sobel at Fairfield University

10.22.03 Fairfield University announces seven new trustees

10.17.03 "Live Lit!" series continues with readings on marriage at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

10.15.03 Memorial service and funeral arrangements planned for slain Fairfield University student Mark Fisher

10.15.03 Inventive dance troupe Pilobolus to appear at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

10.10.03 Fairfield University screens "Caught in the Crossfire" as part Arab-American Experience series

10.10.03 Award-winning journalist and jazz expert Nat Hentoff to speak at Fairfield University

10.10.03 Artist/activist Harry Belafonte to deliver the Jacoby-Lunin Humanitarian Lecture at Fairfield University

10.09.03 Rabbi Professor Jonathan Magonet to present Judaic Studies lecture at Fairfield University

10.07.03 Dazzling Los Angeles Guitar Quartet brings eclectic style to Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

10.07.03 Fairfield University and the Connecticut Press Club present "The Writer & Agent Relationship"

10.03.03 Fairfield University President Aloysius P. Kelley, S.J., announces retirement date

10.03.03 Avery Cardinal Dulles, S.J., to deliver 10th annual Mooney lecture at Fairfield University

10.03.03 Utah artist Dennis Smith donates 9/11 memorial piece to the Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery at Fairfield University

10.03.03 United Nations Day tribute at Fairfield University features speaker from UN Secretariat

10.02.03 Alan C. Greenberg of The Bear Stearns Companies Inc. to deliver Charles F. Dolan lecture at Fairfield University

10.01.03 The dynamic Drummers of West Africa to perform at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

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September 2003

09.29.03 University College at Fairfield University offers "See The 'Masters' With the Experts" art lectures

09.29.03 University College at Fairfield University offers Gardening course and seminar this fall

09.29.03 University College at Fairfield University offers two New York Walking Tours

09.29.03 University College at Fairfield University offers course in using Feng Shui to create a harmonious room

09.26.03 Forbes CEO and former presidential candidate Steve Forbes to speak at Fairfield University

09.25.03 Press conference advisory for Irish Prime Minister Bertie Ahern

09.25.03 Piano virtuoso André Watts to perform with Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

09.25.03 Folk icon Joan Baez to grace the stage at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

09.24.03 Scholar-In-Residence, Reuven Firestone, to discuss "Judaism, Christianity, and Islam in Dialogue and Dissent" at Fairfield University

09.24.03 Lively musical version of "Corduroy" comes to the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

09.24.03 New study links higher educated nurses with lower mortality rates in hospitals

09.21.03 Fairfield University Security officers and staff to participate in "Tip A Cop" fundraiser for Special Olympics at Southport Brewing Co.

09.17.03 Dr. Edward J. Deak will be first to hold Roger M. Lynch Chair in Economics

09.17.03 University College at Fairfield University presents free lectures on health and wellness, China, and laughter as the best medicine

09.17.03 Dazzling Arab musicians mix traditional and world fusion as part of "The Arab-American Experience" at Fairfield University

09.15.03 "Live Lit!" debuts at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

09.15.03 Spine-tingling tales of horror kick off series of radio dramas at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

09.15.03 Expert in European-Asian cultural exchange to speak at Fairfield University

09.12.03 Civil Rights Attorney Abdeen Jabara to speak as part of Arab-American Experience series at Fairfield University

09.11.03 The Bacon Brothers take the stage at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

09.09.03 Miriam Gogol joins Fairfield University as associate dean in the College of Arts and Sciences

09.09.03 Fairfield resident named associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Fairfield University

09.08.03 William Pitt Foundation grant to support Fairfield University Community Scholars Program

09.03.03 Two celebrated Arab-American poets to read at Fairfield University as part of "The Arab-American Experience

09.03.03 Irish Prime Minister Bertie Ahern to lecture, receive honorary degree at Fairfield University

09.01.03 Gallery director offers insights on Egyptian Art at the Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery at Fairfield University

09.01.03 President of Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion to deliver lecture at Fairfield University

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August 2003

08.30.03 Fairfield University English professor James Simon wins esteemed journalism teaching award

08.29.03 University College at Fairfield University offers "Introduction to Field Ornithology"

08.29.03 Noted theologian and author Dolores Leckey to present 3rd annual O'Callaghan Lecture at Fairfield University

08.28.03 "Nickel and Dimed" author, Barbara Ehrenreich, to speak at Fairfield University Convocation

08.28.03 Fairfield University draws from largest pool yet; Class of 2007 includes three sets of twins

08.27.03 University College at Fairfield University offers seminars on Finance and Personal Enrichment

08.27.03 Fairfield University sponsors programs on Arab-American Life and Culture

08.26.03 A trend or simply special? Three sets of twins in Fairfield University's freshman class

08.22.03 Fairfield University wins high marks in U.S. News & World Report and other college guides

08.22.03 Fairfield University announces Back To Campus Day for graduate and part-time students

08.22.03 Creative Writing and Literature courses available this fall through University College at Fairfield University

08.22.03 University College at Fairfield University offers seminar course on Adolf Hitler and the Third Reich

08.20.03 Jazz concert and silent auction at Fairfield University to benefit several local scholarships and awards

08.18.03 Acclaimed actress, director and goodwill ambassador Liv Ullmann to speak at Fairfield University

08.14.03 Fairfield University's School of Engineering to host symposium

08.14.03 Washington, D.C. photographer Cynthia Brumback to exhibit at Fairfield University's Walsh Art Gallery

08.11.03 University College at Fairfield University offers Interior Design Tours with Carol Brewer

08.11.03 Vandana Shiva headlines International Conference on South Asian Popular Culture at Fairfield University

08.04.03 The Copeland Family Foundation helps boost production capabilities at Fairfield University Media Center

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July 2003

07.30.03 Fairfield University economist publishes book on e-Commerce and the Internet

07.30.03 Four Fairfield University students win Freeman-ASIA scholarships for study in East and Southeast Asia

07.29.03 Fairfield University's School of Engineering launches Master of Science Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering

07.23.03 University College at Fairfield University hosts Open House

07.09.03 Summer Festival Chorus presents 10th annual concert at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

07.08.03 Fairfield University professor of Philosophy R. James Long to head the Society for Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy

07.02.03 Four Fairfield University students win Fulbright Scholarships for the 2003-2004 academic year

07.01.03 Fairfield University hosts Information Session for graduate programs

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June 2003

06.23.03 Fairfield University senior Francis J. Marx V honored as a William G. McGowan Scholar in Charles F. Dolan School of Business

06.20.03 Jefferson, N.J., resident wins World Affairs Forum Scholarship to study in Japan

06.15.03 Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts presents Missoula Children's Theatre's production of "Red Riding Hood"

06.15.03 Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts presents Missoula Children's Theatre's production of "Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs"

06.12.03 Fairfield University School of Nursing awarded two grants - one to educate nurses and one to promote physical activity older adults

06.11.03 Gerald M. Levin Chair in Finance announced at Fairfield's Charles F. Dolan School of Business

06.10.03 Trumbull resident Dennis Keenan, Ph. D., named Teacher of the Year at Fairfield University

06.09.03 University College launches Real Estate Institute at Fairfield University to train and license beginners in real estate sales

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

06.05.03 Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts presents Missoula Children's Theatre's production of "The Frog Prince"

06.01.03 Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts presents Missoula Children's Theatre adaptation of "Beauty & the Beast"

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May 2003

05.30.03 Fairfield University wins $200,000 grant to redesign economics classes and start a center to promote excellence in the classroom

05.23.03 Connecticut Writing Project teacher and her class win national book-writing award from Scholastic Book Fairs

05.21.03 Schnurmacher Foundations continue support of Carl and Dorothy Bennett Center for Judaic Studies at Fairfield University with a $50,000 grant

05.21.03 Fairfield University professor's latest book, "The Liberation of the Laity: In Search of an Accountable Church" steps into the breach left by the crisis in the church

05.21.03 Director of Judaic Studies is named the first 'Woman of Distinction' by the Women's Auxiliary of the Jewish Home for the Elderly of Fairfield County

05.19.03 Fairfield University sophomore to be published in two professional writing journals

05.18.03 Fairfield University awards more than 1200 degrees to Class of 2003; hears from Brookings Institution president Strobe Talbott

05.18.03 Strobe Talbott Commencement address

05.15.03 Fairfield University student wins federal David L. Boren scholarship to study in Chile this year

05.15.03 Political commentator and former Senior White House Advisor David Gergen to speak at Fairfield University on the economic impact of the war with Iraq

05.13.03 Westport artist Rosalyn A. Engelman exhibits at Fairfield University's Thomas A. Walsh Art Gallery

05.12.03 Fairfield University's Rev. Thomas J. Regan, S.J., named Provincial Superior for New England Province

05.09.03 Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts celebrates Russian art and culture during the 2003-04 season

05.09.03 Summer Festival Chorus holds auditions at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

05.01.03 Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts announces its 14th season

05.01.03 Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts announces 2003-04 programs for young audiences

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April 2003

04.29.03 Vincent McCarthy wins Fr. Conlisk Irish Scholarship to attend Fairfield University for an MS in Finance

04.29.03 Fairfield University joins prestigious Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honor Society

04.28.03 National Writing Project awards $38,000 grant to Fairfield University-based Connecticut Writing Project

04.24.03 Fairfield University assistant academic vice president opens first full-service bookstore in Bridgeport in a decade

04.24.03 Fairfield University students win prestigious award at Harvard-sponsored World Model United Nations conference

04.23.03 Jazzman's Cafe brings the cyber-cafe trend to Fairfield University

04.22.03 Strobe Talbott, former deputy secretary of state and current president of the Brookings Institution, to deliver Fairfield University's 2003 commencement address

04.21.03 The Connecticut Writing Project at Fairfield University offers a host of workshops for teachers and young writers

04.21.03 Fairfield University stages mock accident this Wednesday to warn students about drinking and driving

04.14.03 Former hostage and author Terry Waite to speak at press conference at Fairfield University

04.14.03 Nationally syndicated columnist and author Arianna Huffington to speak at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

04.11.03 Jazz workshop accepting registrations at Fairfield University

04.11.03 Holocaust Remembrance Service planned at Fairfield University

04.09.03 Orchestra New England to play all-Copland concert at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

04.07.03 Fairfield University assistant teaching program for foreign languages reaps rewards for students and teachers alike

04.07.03 Walsh replaces Runnicles in St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble performance at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

04.05.03 Fass family donates eclectic collection of multicultural art to the Walsh Art Gallery at Fairfield University

04.04.03 More than 500 volunteers from Fairfield University to participate in annual Hunger Cleanup

04.04.03 Fairfield University raises record $600,000 for multicultural scholarships with the help of Merrill Lynch and General Electric CEOs

04.03.03 Quartetto Gelato brings eclectic musical program to Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

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March 2003

03.31.03 2003 student art exhibit shows range of expression at Fairfield University's Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery

03.31.03 University of Michigan case may be historic in setting limits on affirmative action in admission policies: Fairfield University Supreme Court specialist

03.28.03 Fairfield University Glee Club presents "Blast from the Past" Pops Concert at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

03.27.03 Singer/songerwriter Howie Day to perform at Fairfield University's Alumni Hall

03.26.03 Teach-In and petition at Fairfield University among responses to war

03.26.03 Fairfield University English professor publishes book and wins Connecticut Commission on the Arts grant

03.24.03 Fairfield University Orchestra presents an All-Grieg concert at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

03.21.03 Theatre Fairfield presents "Steel Magnolias" at Fairfield University

03.20.03 Dante scholar to speak about the author's treatment of purgatory at Fairfield University's DiMenna-Nyselius Library

03.19.03 Fairfield University art lecture considers Japanese influence on the works of masters of the "Belle Epoque"

03.19.03 University College at Fairfield University hosts B.B. Stamats in Gardening Design Series

03.19.03 Storybook Tales come to life at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

03.19.03 Former hostage and author Terry Waite to speak on faith and public service at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

03.19.03 Fairfield University faculty experts for war with Iraq

03.18.03 Fairfield University Glee Club presents "A Night of Fantasy" at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

03.13.03 Gladys Brooks Foundation endows scholarship in Asian Studies at Fairfield University

03.12.03 Veteran journalist Marvin Kalb to address media war coverage at press conference at Fairfield University

03.12.03 Summer Festival Chorus celebrates a decade of music at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

03.12.03 The St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble offers "A Schubert Sandwich" at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

03.12.03 5th Annual Aging Conference to take place at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

03.10.03 Fairfield University Awards Dinner to raise funds for Alumni Multicultural Scholarship Fund

03.10.03 Staying home for Spring Break: Students learn about poverty in their own back yard

03.10.03 Hans Christian Andersen tale "The Nightingale" to be presented at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

03.07.03 Fairfield University Dance Ensemble steps out at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

03.07.03 Classic Crime Fighters come to life at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

03.06.03 Renowned pianist James Williams will be the guest artist at the Fairfield University Jazz Ensemble's Spring Concert

03.05.03 Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel to speak at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

03.05.03 Cellist Maya Beiser and pianist Anthony de Mare join forces at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

03.05.03 Author to speak about the racism and the Arab-American experience at Fairfield University's DiMenna-Nyselius Library

03.03.03 Fairfield University hosts an evening of poetry with Kate Light to celebrate Connecticut Arts Week

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February 2003

02.27.03 The Connecticut Writing Project at Fairfield University hosts conference for secondary school writers

02.27.03 Grammy-winning violinist/composer Mark O'Connor and his trio to perform at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

02.26.03 Veteran journalist Marvin Kalb to speak at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

02.25.03 Jazz pianist Arturo O'Farrill teaches in Bridgeport high schools through Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

02.24.03 A Fairfield University Evening with Carnegie Corporation of New York to address education for civic responsibility and social justice

02.23.03 Bassist/composer Brian Torff and his jazz-rock band Thunderstick to perform at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

02.21.03 Fairfield University Security Department hosts terrorism awareness workshop for police officers

02.21.03 Fairfield University offers free "Jesuits in Asia" two-part lecture series about philosophical and artistic exchanges Jesuits had in Asia

02.21.03 Art, politics and legal issues lecture series canceled

02.21.03 Bridgeport community members partner with Fairfield University and the Dreyfus Health Foundation for grass roots health initiative

02.14.03 Renowned author to speak about 1863 New York draft riots at Fairfield University's DiMenna-Nyselius Libary

02.12.03 Tauck Foundation funds scholarships for 2003 Young Writers Institute

02.12.03 The Discovery Museum presents Kress collection of ten old master paintings to Fairfield University

02.11.03 Theatre Fairfield presents "The Laramie Project" at Quick Center

02.10.03 Fairfield University offers three seminars for women focusing on health, achievement and financial independence

02.07.03 Fairfield University eliminates two varsity sports

02.07.03 The modern day slave trade is subject of lecture by Columbia University professor Samuel Cotton

02.07.03 Captivating vocalist Lila Downs to perform at Quick Center

02.07.03 Fairfield University calls on etiquette coach to help students outclass their competition in the job market

02.06.03 Urban Bush Women bring fusion of dance, storytelling and African tradition to Quick Center

02.05.03 Novelist Patricia Powell will read from a new work at Fairfield University

02.03.03 Fairfield University partners with Russian business university for faculty exchange program

02.03.03 The Fairfield University Glee Club joins two stellar Connecticut choirs for concert at the Quick Center

02.03.03 Fairfield University to host three-day conference on teaching with technology

02.03.03 Fairfield University nursing professor's book on prostate cancer wins coveted book award from American Journal of Nursing

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January 2003

01.31.03 Executive Director of U.S. Interreligious Committee for Peace in the Middle East to speak at Fairfield University

01.31.03 Career Fair timely aid for students during tight job market

01.31.03 A New York commuter tax probably won't drive business or out-of-state residents from New York City, a Fairfield University business expert said

01.29.03 St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble performs "Mendelssohn: The Boy Genius" at Quick Center

01.28.03 Fairfield University students for peace work to raise awareness on campus and off

01.24.03 Fairfield University student theatre troupe presents staged readings of four plays in New Works Festival

01.23.03 University College at Fairfield University adds two offerings to its array of business certificate programs

01.22.03 American artist Benny Andrews to lecture on African-American art and experience at Fairfield University

01.22.03 Celebrated art critic Robert Hughes replaces actress/playwright Anna Deavere Smith for February Open VISIONS Forum

01.20.03 Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center to perform at Quick Center

01.17.03 Fairfield University and the Westport Arts Center offer art, politics and legal issues lecture series to examine art world

01.17.03 University College presents art history lectures to coincide with major museum exhibitions this year

01.17.03 Acclaimed Irish tenor John McDermott to star in benefit concert for Irish Scholarship Fund

01.15.03 Barnes & Noble in Westport to host Fairfield University professor for book reading and presentation of Spanish fairy tales

01.13.03 Storybook stars Amelia Bedelia, Anansi & more come to life at Quick Center

01.13.03 Jazz siren Jane Monheit brings her silken voice to Quick Center

01.10.03 Intriguing science fiction radio dramas to be heard at Quick Center

01.10.03 Gallery director to discuss African American art in Walsh Art Gallery

01.08.03 Historian Manning Marable to speak at Fairfield University's Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

01.02.03 Fairfield University assistant professor publishes first instrument for Spanish speakers that tests patient satisfaction with nursing care

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