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December 2004

12.21.04 Fairfield University and Norwalk Community College Schools of Nursing announce expanded partnership

12.21.04 World Trade Center site lead architect Daniel Libeskind to speak at Fairfield Unviersity

12.20.04 Fairfield University wins NEH Grant

12.16.04 Outside counsel and NCAA investigations did not result in a finding of major violations in Fairfield university's men's basketball program

12.15.04 Jesuit Honor Society Chapter inducts first graduate and part-time students

12.14.04 Two Fairfield University students win Freeman-ASIA Scholarships for study in China

12.03.04 Ethiopia photo exhibit opens at Fairfield University's Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery

12.01.04 The Live Music Project celebrates fiddlers at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

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November 2004

11.29.04 Banish the winter doldrums by auditing a course at Fairfield University through the Institute for Retired Professionals

11.23.04 University College at Fairfield University hosts Chartered Financial Analyst Open House

11.22.04 College of Arts and Sciences at Fairfield University awarded grants for diversity course and project on China

11.22.04 Fairfield University School of Nursing wins $5,000 grant to integrate spirituality into geriatric nursing curriculum and bring international expert to speak at University

11.22.04 People's Bank provides Fairfield University scholarships to two Bridgeport students

11.18.04 Connecticut Society of CPAs awards Fairfield University MBA student $2,500 grant

11.15.04 Peter Steele, S.J., Jesuit and poet, to speak at Fairfield University

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

11.12.04 "'Twas the Night Before Christmas" comes to Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

11.09.04 Fairfield University announces eight new trustees

11.08.04 Quick Center presents Storytelling and Music event featuring the Live Music Project

11.05.04 15th Anniversary of Jesuit martyrs in El Salvador, Protest of School of the Americas, to highlight Jesuit Identity Week at Fairfield University

11.03.04 "Live! Lit" considers travel stories at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

11.03.04 Popular live radio drama series continues with Orson Welles' version of "A Christmas Carol"

11.01.04 Fairfield University exchange student ranked number two bodyboarder in Rio de Janeiro

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October 2004

10.30.04 Gallery director considers early photography at the Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery at Fairfield University

10.27.04 Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslavia to deliver Jacoby-Lunin Humanitarian Lecture

10.27.04 Informational tea planned for Fairfield University's 24th annual Italy Alumni Art Tour

10.26.04 Fairfield University student named a qualifier for sports citizenship award, Stag golfer is one of 24 student-athletes chosen for further consideration

10.26.04 The Princeton Review ranks Fairfield University among top 20 "Most Connected Campuses" for its computing capabilities

10.21.04 Fairfield University hosts free financial planning luncheon seminar and information session on its Financial Planning Certificate Program

10.20.04 Innovative Kronos Quartet to play at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

10.20.04 Renowned author, editor and correspondent on Judaic affairs to deliver lecture at Fairfield University

10.20.04 Fairfield University has most Fulbrights in its category

10.20.04 Fairfield University nursing professor Kathleen Wheeler wins American Psychiatric Nurses Association award for Excellence in Education

10.14.04 Talented children's company brings "Miss Nelson is Missing: The Musical" to Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

10.10.04 Pfizer executive Karen Katen to deliver annual Dolan Lecture at Fairfield University

10.08.04 Fairfield University and Sacred Heart University graduate nursing students to present free health lectures during National Primary Care Week

10.08.04 Fairfield University's new president invites business community to Fairfield Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours event

10.07.04 Fairfield University inaugurates its first president in 25 years

10.07.04 "Live! Lit" takes on mother/daughter relationships at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

10.06.04 World-renowned Dresden Philharmonic to perform at Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

10.04.04 Rev. George S. Mahan, S.J., 30-year Fairfield University executive, dies

10.02.04 Fairfield University to inaugurate Rev. Jeffrey P. von Arx, S.J. as eighth president of the University

10.01.04 Documentary on legendary jazz bassist to be screened at Fairfield University

10.01.04 Raucous British band The Tiger Lillies take the stage at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

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September 2004

09.29.04 University students study presidential election/debate

09.28.04 Fairfield University Inauguration to be broadcast locally

09.27.04 Jazz giant David Sanborn to perform at Quick Center

09.27.04 Dr. Jonathan Sarna of Brandeis University to present lecture on Judaism in America at Fairfield University

09.27.04 Academy Award-winning comedian Steven Wright to appear at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

09.22.04 Newsweek chief political correspondent Howard Fineman offers election preview at Fairfield University

09.22.04 Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center offers first 2004-05 concert at Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

09.20.04 Theatre Fairfield starts its 2004-05 season with classic Greek comedy "The Birds"

09.20.04 Campaign for Fairfield University raises $137.9 million

09.17.04 Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Yale Center for British Art to deliver "See the Masters with the Experts" art lecture at Fairfield University

09.15.04 Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman to lecture at Fairfield University on the Middle East

09.09.04 Art History professor offers insights into Athenian Acropolis at the Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery at Fairfield University

09.09.04 Sister Joan Chittister to deliver 4th annual O'Callaghan Lecture at Fairfield University

09.06.04 Fairfield University Publications Director and Assistant Director win three APEX writing awards

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

09.02.04 Legendary Paul Taylor Dance Company to perform at Quick Center

09.01.04 Fairfield University hosts 9/11 remembrance at Pepsico Theatre

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August 2004

08.30.04 Arthur C. McAdams, III named Director of Professional Development for University College at Fairfield University

08.30.04 University College at Fairfield University offers two Interior Design

08.25.04 Fairfield University Orchestra invites community members to play under new conductor Charles Z. Bornstein

08.25.04 First North American exhibition of stunning Acropolis photos to open at Fairfield University

08.25.04 Fairfield University and The Rassias Foundation at Dartmouth College offer Weekend Immersion Programs in French, Italian and Spanish

08.25.04 Karen Pellegrino named Director of Undergraduate Admission at Fairfield University

08.25.04 University College at Fairfield University to host two New York Walking Tours

08.25.04 "An Evening for the Arts" at Fairfield University to benefit several local scholarships and awards

08.20.04 Fairfield University receives high marks in U.S. News & World Report and Princeton Review

08.20.04 "Sopranos" daughter Jamie-Lynn Discala to deliver Open VISIONS Forum lecture

08.09.04 Heather Logan Petraglia named Assistant Dean and Director of Undergraduate Programs in the Charles F. Dolan School of Business at Fairfield University

08.04.04 Four Fairfield University students win Fulbright Scholarships; seven more designated as alternates

08.03.04 Prof. Ted Cheney, author of "Writing Creative Nonfiction" to teach subject at Fairfield University

08.03.04 Fairfield University named to host 2007 MAAC Basketball Tournament

08.01.04 Controversial "Satanic Verses" author Salman Rushdie opens the 2004-05 Open VISIONS Forum season

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July 2004

07.23.04 University College at Fairfield University hosts Open Registration Day for its popular Institute for Retired Professionals

07.22.04 Shakespeare Ventures' presents "Informance"

07.22.04 Fairfield University enters partnership with Jesuit university in Nicaragua

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

07.08.04 Fairfield University School of Nursing to begin certificate course in geriatric nursing

07.08.04 Summer Festival Chorus presents 11th annual concert at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

07.06.04 Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts presents Missoula Children's Theatre's production of "The Jungle Book"

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June 2004

06.28.04 Paul F. Lakeland, Ph.D. named to Chair in Catholic Studies

06.24.04 Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts presents Missoula Children's Theatre's production of "Pinocchio"

06.21.04 Catholic Press Association awards first place in theology to book on laity by Fairfield University professor

06.20.04 Priest who has promoted spirituality from Boston to Brazil named rector of Jesuit community at Fairfield University

06.16.04 Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts presents Missoula Children's Theatre's production of "The Wiz of the West"

06.10.04 Senior citizens invited to participate in study of cognitive functioning by Fairfield University professor of psychology

06.09.04 Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts presents Missoula Children's Theatre's production of "Hansel and Gretel"

06.09.04 Student in Fairfield University's University College wins Connecticut Art Directors Club scholarship for Computer Graphics

06.07.04 Lead Free Families presents free home renovation workshops for property owners, contractors and parents

06.04.04 Fairfield University professor Nicholas Rinaldi to offer three book readings of his new novel, "Between Two Rivers"

06.01.04 Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts September 2004 Calendar of Events

06.01.04 Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts celebrates all that jazz during 2004-05 season

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May 2004

05.23.04 ABC News' Cokie Roberts addresses 1,330 graduates of Fairfield University's Class of 2004

05.20.04 Outstanding graduating senior mourned at Fairfield University

05.20.04 Mark C. Reed, Dean of Students, named Associate Vice President with reporting oversight for varsity athletics

05.20.04 Fairfield University salutes retiring President

05.20.04 Frank Marx' valedictory address

05.20.04 Funeral Mass for Francis J. Marx V scheduled

05.17.04 Christopher Marvel wins William G. McGowan Scholar award for senior year at Fairfield University's Charles F. Dolan School of Business

05.17.04 Fairfield University Physics instructor Michael Brienza named Teacher of the Year

05.17.04 The contributions of Mr. William McGowan

05.15.04 Concert under the stars

05.14.04 University College at Fairfield University offers weeklong Summer Institute for Retired Professionals

05.10.04 Fairfield University's Open VISIONS Forum announces an intriguing 2004-05 season

05.05.04 Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts announces its 2004-05 programs for young audiences

05.05.04 Women's Tennis meet Washington in NCAA Tournament

05.05.04 Judith M. Dobai named Associate Academic Vice President for Enrollment Management

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

05.01.04 Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts announces its 15th season

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April 2004

04.30.04 Professor John Rassias of Dartmouth

04.28.04 Fairfield University Security Officers to participate in "Tip-A-Cop" fundraiser for Special Olympics at Dunkin' Donuts

04.28.04 Fairfield University hosts first North American exhibition of stunning Acropolis photos on heels of Athens Summer Olympics

04.26.04 The Connecticut Women Artists hold juried exhibition at Fairfield University's Walsh Art Gallery

04.23.04 S. Ford Weiskittel to speak about the history of the Greek trireme at Fairfield University

04.21.04 Todd Pelletier of West Hartford, Conn., honored at Fairfield University

04.21.04 Jessica Michael of Clifton Park, N.Y., honored at Fairfield University

04.21.04 Robert D. Keder of Seymour, Conn., honored at Fairfield University

04.21.04 Gregory S. Iorio of Ramsey, N.J., honored at Fairfield University

04.21.04 Michael Ciavaglia of Emerson, N.J., honored at Fairfield University

04.21.04 The Connecticut Writing Project at Fairfield University invites teachers and young writers to practice their craft

04.20.04 American College of Critical Care Medicine inducts Fairfield University nursing professor

04.20.04 Fairfield University Health Promotion Center and McKinley School host health fair

04.20.04 Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center offers all-Dvorák program at Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

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

04.19.04 Fairfield University Glee Club Takes Manhattan at Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

04.15.04 Fairfield University professor wins prize for first book and Fulbright award for his next project

04.08.04 ABC News' Cokie Roberts to receive honorary degree and give Fairfield University's 54th Commencement Address

04.06.04 Fairfield University offers National Computer Camps for children ages 8 through 18

04.05.04 Fairfield University's Dolan School of Business to install Arjun Chaudhuri as first person to hold the new Rev. Thomas R. Fitzgerald, S.J., Chair in Marketing

04.05.04 Human rights advocate Ted Kennedy Jr. to speak at Fairfield University

04.02.04 Fairfield University's Theatre Fairfield presents Festival '04

04.01.04 Fairfield University among 77 colleges nationwide selected for the Princeton Review College Guide, "America's Best Value Colleges"

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March 2004

03.31.04 Gallery director offers insights on Tibetan art at the Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery at Fairfield University

03.25.04 Grammy nominee Brad Mehldau to perform at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

03.25.04 Fairfield University and Connecticut Psychological Association to host "Anger in the Workplace" breakfast seminar

03.24.04 Fairfield University School of Nursing and the Connecticut Department of Public Health introduce Lead Free Families Program in the East End of Bridgeport

03.24.04 Fairfield University hosts poetry reading of students, faculty and others

03.23.04 Sixth president of Fairfield University dies

03.22.04 Fairfield University Media Center wins three Telly Awards, Student video secures a fourth Telly

03.19.04 6th Annual Aging Conference to take place at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

03.19.04 The Little Theatre of the Deaf performs Shel Silverstein's "The Giving Tree" at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

03.19.04 Stellar saxophonist Lou Marini will be the guest artist at the Fairfield University Jazz Ensemble's spring concert

03.18.04 Moscow Festival Ballet performs "Giselle" at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

03.18.04 Fr. Carrier, S.J., returns from Haiti

03.18.04 University College at Fairfield University offers lectures about Weir Farm

03.17.04 Media Advisory: NCAA

03.17.04 Fairfield University's Quick Center presents reading of Nikolai Gogol's "The Inspector General"

03.15.04 Fairfield University Glee Club presents "Spring Fling" at Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

03.15.04 Fairfield University's Walsh Art Gallery hosts the 2004 Faculty Art Exhibit

03.11.04 Media Advisory: Madrid, Spain

03.10.04 Former Mexican president to deliver keynote address at annual Fairfield Awards Dinner

03.10.04 Cabaret sensation Ute Lemper to sing at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

03.09.04 Fairfield University to screen "SWEAT A Story of Solidarity" about Nike's Indonesian factory conditions

03.08.04 Fairfield University's Dolan School of Business revises MBA program to focus on concentrations and enhances 5-year accounting or taxation program

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

03.08.04 University College at Fairfield University offers "Introduction to Field Ornithology" seminar

03.08.04 University College at Fairfield University offers two New York walking tours

03.08.04 University College at Fairfield University offers April mini-series seminars

03.06.04 Chair of Fairfield University's Computer Engineering program publishes book for computer programmers seeking to learn Java

03.05.04 Booth Ferris Foundation awards Fairfield University $100,000 to fund Center for Academic Excellence

03.05.04 The Live Music Project offers Russian program at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

03.05.04 Court TV chief anchor Fred Graham to speak at Fairfield University

03.05.04 Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center offers Mozart, Dvorák and Bermel at Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

03.04.04 Noted historian and best-selling author Blanche Wiesen Cook to lecture at Fairfield University

03.04.04 Fairfield University hosts information session for graduate programs

03.04.04 Classic "War of the Worlds" debuts at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

03.03.04 More than 80 employers to recruit at Fairfield University Career Fair

03.01.04 Intriguing Russian film to be screened at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

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February 2004

02.27.04 "Best friends" head opposing political groups

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

02.25.04 WICC readies for Super Tuesday with a Monday broadcast from Fairfield University

02.23.04 Jesuit with ties to Haiti calls for international support

02.23.04 Fairfield University's Quick Center presents reading of Ivan Turgenev's "Fortune's Fool"

02.20.04 Fairfield University to help boost music education in Bridgeport Public Schools

02.20.04 Jazz-rock powerhouse Thunderstick returns to Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

02.19.04 Senior Research Associate with the World Policy Institute to speak at Fairfield University on war profiteering in Iraq

02.19.04 University College at Fairfield University offers Manhattan Art Tours of fine, decorative and antique art galleries

02.19.04 University College at Fairfield University hosts seminars exploring life, money, values; women in Christianity; and living in the moment

02.18.04 Fairfield University to screen movie about breast cancer survivors who compete in "Head of the Charles" rowing regatta

02.16.04 Acclaimed singer/songwriters Kate and Anna McGarrigle come to Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

02.13.04 Irish traditionalists Altan perform at St. Patrick's Day Celebration at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

02.12.04 Ruth W. Messinger to speak at Fairfield University

02.12.04 Immigration issues expert from Jesuit Refugee Services to teach at Fairfield University; available to discuss the Bush immigration plan

02.10.04 Barnes & Noble in Westport to host Fairfield University professor for book reading and presentation of Spanish stories

02.09.04 Fairfield University kicks off St. Patrick's Day with Ireland's "Tony Kenny's Ireland"

02.05.04 Fairfield University's Quick Center screens Academy Award nominated "East-West"

02.05.04 Celebrated Salzburg Marionettes to perform Prokofiev's "Peter and the Wolf" at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

02.05.04 Award-winning Japanese playwright to attend world English language premiere of his play at Fairfield University

02.05.04 Fairfield University and the Connecticut Press Club host Behind the Scenes... the making of "Tales from the Boom-Boom Room"

02.03.04 Passionate Amadeus Trio to perform at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

02.02.04 Fairfield University to present "Romantic Interludes" a violin/piano recital at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

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January 2004

01.29.04 Yale University Professor to speak on Dante and Islam at the DiMenna-Nyselius Library at Fairfield University

01.29.04 The Live Music Project debuts at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

01.28.04 World famous all-male ballet to perform at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

01.27.04 Newsweek International Editor Fareed Zakaria to speak at Fairfield University

01.26.04 University College at Fairfield University takes music lovers "Behind the Scenes" at the Greater Bridgeport Symphony Orchestra

01.21.04 "Dangerous Romance on the Radio" debuts at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

01.21.04 Anton Chekhov's masterpiece "The Seagull" to be read at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

01.21.04 Fairfield University names Fordham administrator eighth president to replace retiring president Aloysius P. Kelley, S.J.

01.15.04 Washington, D.C. photographer Cynthia Brumback donates 10 of her works to Fairfield University

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

01.13.04 "Vanya on 42nd Street" to be screened at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

01.12.04 Fairfield University CD Student Handbook receives Crystal Award of Excellence

01.09.04 Yale Russian Chorus takes the stage at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

01.09.04 Renowned piano virtuoso Yefim Bronfman to play at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

01.09.04 "Under the Sea with Silly Jellyfish" comes to Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

01.09.04 Fairfield University School of Nursing receives $10,000 grant to create a certificate program in geriatric nursing

01.08.04 Fairfield University to present noted author Ross King for lecture and signing of his book "Michelangelo and The Pope's Ceiling"

01.07.04 Veteran newscaster Andrea Mitchell to speak at Fairfield University

01.07.04 Gallery director offers insights on Russian avant-garde design at the Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery at Fairfield University

01.07.04 Scholarship to Lorenzo de'Medici Institute honors native of Florence

01.07.04 Martin Luther King Jr. Program at Fairfield University announced - Essay contest for Bridgeport students introduced.

01.07.04 Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts to screen Georgian film "Repentance"

01.06.04 Dr. Benjamin Gampel of the Jewish Theological Seminary to lecture at Fairfield University

01.06.04 Visionary Russian stage and costume design the focus of a new exhibit at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

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