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December 2005

12.21.05 Fairfield University's School of Nursing receives $75,000 to educate nurses in end-of-life nursing care

12.21.05 The NYC transit strike will likely not help the union's position, as negotiations could go to arbitration, a labor negotiations expert said

12.20.05 MoMA Director Glenn D. Lowry to speak at Fairfield University

12.19.05 Fairfield University's School of Nursing receives $15,000 grant, will offer free online geriatric course to nurses nationwide

12.16.05 Fairfield Prep President-Elect named

12.15.05 School of Engineering holds enrollment night

12.15.05 University College holds enrollment night

12.14.05 Fairfield University College of Arts and Sciences launches Advisory Board

12.05.05 Fairfield University professor wins Connecticut Book Award in fiction

12.01.05 Fairfield University's Charles F. Dolan School of Business launches Dolan Advisory Council with top business leaders

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November 2005

11.29.05 Guest lecturer considers American iconography at the Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery at Fairfield University

11.22.05 Theatre Fairfield presents "A Class Act" at Fairfield University

11.22.05 Fairfield University student artists to display work

11.21.05 Fairfield University Business School dean and labor relations expert available

11.21.05 Fairfield University announces five new trustees

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

11.17.05 "The Snow Queen" comes to the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

11.15.05 Fairfield University's Dolan School of Business to offer new Master of Science degree in Accounting

11.15.05 Fairfield University Media Center wins Platinum BEST of Show in major film and video competition

11.14.05 Fairfield University students plan American Red Cross benefit

11.10.05 Three Fairfield University professors are finalists for Connecticut Book Award

11.10.05 Fairfield University student artists display their works

11.09.05 Keynote Address by Rev. Richard Ryscavage, S.J., Ph.D.

11.09.05 Cardinals McCarrick and Dulles help celebrate the opening of Fairfield University's new Center for Faith and Public Life

11.09.05 Fairfield University economics professor Edward Deak announces Connecticut Economic Outlook for 2006

11.09.05 Anti-Defamation League Director Abe Foxman to deliver lecture on American attitudes towards Jews

11.08.05 Paul Rusesabagina, "Rwandan Schindler," to deliver lecture at Fairfield University

11.07.05 The William Randolph Hearst Foundation awards $100,000 to Fairfield University to fund scholarships for students at inner-city high schools

11.02.05 Mark C. Reed '96 to succeed Vice President of Student Services William P. Schimpf

11.02.05 Fairfield University names new administrators for Student Services

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

11.02.05 Mark C. Reed appointed Vice President for Student Affairs by President Jeffrey von Arx, S.J.

11.01.05 Award-winning drummer Matt Wilson will be the guest artist at the Fairfield University Jazz Ensemble's winter concert

11.01.05 Fairfield University and St. Vincent's College announce nursing partnership

11.01.05 Vice President of Student Services William P. Schimpf announces retirement plans

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October 2005

10.27.05 Famed West African drummer Henry Jones to present workshop to Bridgeport music teachers

10.25.05 "Live! Lit" offers tales from Italy, Turkey and India at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

10.21.05 The Live Music Project plays "Music for Shakespeare" at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

10.20.05 Acclaimed singer-songwriters Lucy Kaplansky and Richard Shindell team up at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

10.20.05 The American Classical Orchestra's family classical concert "Vivaldi's Ring of Mystery" and instrument petting zoo coming to Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

10.20.05 Sizzling Ballet Flamenco José Porcel to perform at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

10.20.05 Cardinal McCarrick and Archbishop Migliore to be at Fairfield University for launching of The Center for Faith and Public Life

10.19.05 Fairfield University offers Certificate in Financial Mathematics

10.18.05 Fairfield University nursing professor inducted into American Academy of Nursing, one of the highest honors in her profession

10.17.05 Fairfield University business school dean and labor relations expert available to comment on repercussions of United Auto Workers deal with General Motors

10.17.05 Margaret O'Brien Steinfels to deliver 12th annual Mooney lecture at Fairfield University

10.15.05 NBC Universal CEO Bob Wright to speak at installation of first Robert C. Wright Chair in Business Law, Ethics and Dispute Resolution at Fairfield University's Charles F. Dolan School of Business

10.14.05 Lilly Endowment awards Fairfield University half-million-dollar grant to continue the Ignatian Residential College

10.14.05 Fairfield University professor's novel named a finalist for Connecticut Book Award

10.13.05 Rabbi Professor Elliot Dorff of the University of Judaism to discuss Judaism and Stem Cell Research at Fairfield University

10.13.05 Former editor of Moment magazine Hershel Shanks to deliver lecture at Fairfield University

10.13.05 "Come Back, Amelia Bedelia" takes the stage at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

10.13.05 Living Theology Series considers Catholic Ethical Teaching at Fairfield University

10.11.05 Fairfield University Professor's poem to be read on The Writer's Almanac

10.11.05 Fairfield University to hold information session about graduate programs

10.07.05 Opera Verdi Europa's soaring "Madame Butterfly" comes to Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

10.06.05 Jazz guitar master Pat Metheny and his quartet set to play at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

10.06.05 "Cam Jansen" opens Young Audience Sunday Series at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

10.05.05 Fairfield University's Charles F. Dolan School of Business profiled by The Princeton Review's Best 237 Business Schools

10.04.05 Fairfield University to study athletics program

10.04.05 Norwalk Hospital partners with Fairfield University to offer scholarship aid to nursing students

10.04.05 "The Eucharist in a Violent World" presented by Fairfield University's Program in Catholic Studies

10.03.05 Martha Graham Dance Company to perform at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

10.01.05 Fairfield University to launch live teleconference of 11th Annual Luminary Series, "Leading to Greatness: Building True Success Wherever You Live and Work"

10.01.05 General Electric Chairman and CEO Jeffrey R. Immelt to deliver Dolan Lecture at Fairfield University

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September 2005

09.30.05 Living Theology Series continues at Fairfield University

09.30.05 Acclaimed South Indian dancer to lecture, perform and offer free master class

09.28.05 Mexican sculptures on view at Fairfield University's Lukacs Gallery

09.28.05 Connecticut Writing Project and the Fairfield University Writing Center host Writing Marathon to raise money for the homeless children of New Orleans

09.27.05 Fairfield University hosts free financial planning morning seminar for Financial Planning Week

09.23.05 Grammy-winner Dave Samuels brings The Caribbean Jazz Project to Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

09.23.05 Neurologist and "Awakenings" author Oliver Sacks

09.21.05 Fairfield University business school dean and labor relations expert available to comment on Canadian Auto Workers union standoff with General Motors

09.21.05 "Van Gogh and Jo" comes to Fairfield University

09.21.05 Award-winning author Isabel Allende to speak at Fairfield University

09.21.05 Fairfield University's Charles F. Dolan School of Business to host Alternative Investment panel

09.20.05 Fairfield University Interior Design student's sketch chosen for façade of new Manhattan building

09.20.05 Christie's auction house comes to Fairfield through a series of seminars presented by University College

09.15.05 Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center offers Brahms, Franck and Poulenc at Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

09.14.05 "Live! Lit" opens its season with tales from India and Romania at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

09.12.05 The Live Music Project offers "The Devil and the Violin" at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

09.12.05 Living Theology Series at Fairfield University announced for fall semester

09.09.05 University College offers art lovers an array of exciting enrichment opportunities

09.08.05 "Mayhem at Midnight" debuts at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

09.08.05 Carrier Corporation awards $90,000 to Fairfield University to upgrade the University greenhouse

09.07.05 Fairfield University welcomes 44 students displaced by Hurricane Katrina

09.06.05 Noted theologian Elizabeth Dreyer to deliver 5th annual O'Callaghan Lecture at Fairfield University

09.06.05 Fairfield University responds to devastation of Hurricane Katrina

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

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August 2005

08.31.05 University College responds to area students and their families whose lives have been disrupted by Hurricane Katrina

08.30.05 Women in Math and Science Floor added at Fairfield University

08.23.05 Fairfield University ranks among the best in college guides

08.10.05 Brennan Clark wins William G. McGowan Scholarship for senior year at Fairfield University's Charles F. Dolan School of Business

08.10.05 Indian painting exhibit to open at Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery at Fairfield University

08.09.05 University College at Fairfield University holds two Open Houses

08.09.05 Fairfield University Nursing Associate Professor elected Chairman of the Board of Southwest Community Health Center

08.05.05 Jamie A. Hulley Fund for the Arts benefit to feature Aztec Two-Step

08.01.05 "Meet the Press" moderator Tim Russert opens the 2005-06 Open VISIONS Forum season

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July 2005

07.28.05 Shakespeare Ventures presents "Macbeth"

07.25.05 Fairfield University School of Nursing launches Advisory Board and lecture series

07.20.05 University of Limerick graduate wins full scholarship to Charles F. Dolan School of Business

07.20.05 Yes, computer camp IS for girls: Bridging the gender gap

07.12.05 Fairfield University hosts Information Session for Graduate Programs

07.06.05 Fairfield University professor wins grants totaling $70,000 to fund urban district music project

07.06.05 Fairfield University will host 2008 NCAA Women's Basketball Championship first & second rounds

07.05.05 Fairfield University English professor publishes second book of poetry

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June 2005

06.30.05 Summer Festival Chorus fills Quick Center with song

06.29.05 Two Fairfield University graduates win Fulbright Scholarships

06.28.05 Former Westport poet and Fairfield University adjunct professor Janet Krauss to give poetry reading at Barnes & Noble

06.23.05 Fairfield University psychology professor invites senior citizens to participate in study of cognitive functioning

06.23.05 2009 & 2011 NCAA Ice Hockey East Regionals come to Arena at Harbor Yard

06.16.05 Christian and Muslim friends join forces to provide a well in Afghanistan

06.14.05 More than 20 Jesuit Schools join forces to form Steering Committee on migration

06.13.05 Charles F. Dolan School of Business introduces Master of Science degree program in taxation

06.09.05 Experts differ on approach to migration at Jesuit conference at Fairfield University

06.08.05 Quick Center presents Missoula children's performances at Fairfield University

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May 2005

05.25.05 Graduating senior's parting shot: A gift to the School of Nursing

05.24.05 Fairfield University to host conference on Focusing on Learning Outcomes: Technology, Pedagogy & Course Redesign V

05.22.05 Fairfield University awards 1,185 degrees to Class of 2005

05.22.05 Baccalaureate Homily 2005

05.22.05 A look at some of our remarkable graduates

05.22.05 Commencement Address 2005

05.19.05 Fairfield University Media Center wins four awards in international competitions

05.19.05 The Connecticut Chapter of the Women's Caucus for Art holds juried exhibition at Fairfield University's Walsh Art Gallery

05.17.05 Film, Television and Radio major led by three Jesuits

05.16.05 Fairfield University students choose Dr. Paul Lakeland as 2005 Teacher of the Year

05.13.05 Fairfield University unveils new BEST classroom in the Charles F. Dolan School of Business

05.11.05 Fairfield University and Sacred Heart graduate nursing students win prestigious AMSA National Primary Care Week Project 2004 award

05.11.05 Maureen Magarity named assistant women's basketball coach

05.10.05 Fairfield University Jesuit and immigration issues expert available to discuss The Catholic Campaign for Immigration Reform

05.09.05 University College invites retired professionals to consider the ethics of healthcare, film genres and Asian relations this summer

05.09.05 Summer 2005 calendar of events

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

05.05.05 University College and the Institute for Reading Development team up to offer summer courses at Fairfield University

05.05.05 Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts announces its 16th season

05.04.05 Fairfield University receives $10,000 to host Computer Technology Day Camp for girls

05.01.05 Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts announces its 2005-06 programs for young audiences

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April 2005

04.27.05 Fairfield University President Jeffrey P. von Arx, S.J. to deliver Commencement Address

04.21.05 Poet and Fairfield University Adjunct Professor Janet Krauss to give poetry reading at Derby Neck Library

04.19.05 Statement on the selection of the 265th Pope

04.18.05 Fairfield University nursing professor available to speak about nurses in the military and in Iraq

04.15.05 Fairfield University's Open VISIONS Forum announces an exciting 2005-06 season

04.15.05 Fairfield offers summer programs for all ages

04.15.05 President of American Institute of CPAs to discuss challenges for future accountants at Fairfield University

04.14.05 Fairfield University awarded $50,000 grant for Carl and Dorothy Bennett Center for Judaic Studies by Schnurmacher Foundation

04.14.05 On 30th anniversary of State Freedom of Information Act, Fairfield University students find offices in every city and town in Fairfield County violating the law

04.14.05 Fairfield President issues statement on Marriage Forum cancellation

04.12.05 Fairfield University hosts discussion on careers for women in sciences

04.12.05 Marriage Equality forum cancelled

04.12.05 Fairfield University to host "With a Little Help From My Friends" benefit concert for music scholarship in the name of Kim and Tim Donnelly

04.11.05 Author and City University of New York Professor to give lecture on the "War at Home," a look at how the war is affecting domestic politics

04.10.05 Four master jazz pianists perform at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

04.09.05 Fairfield University School of Nursing graduate student Ellen Rubin to present "Body Burden" during Breast Cancer Awareness Week

04.05.05 Brett Somers stars in cabaret memoir at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

04.04.05 Fairfield University and the Town of Fairfield receive ISO New England's 2004 Demand Response Achievement Award

04.02.05 Children's favorite "Junie B. Jones" comes to the Quick Center

04.01.05 Fairfield University Department of Visual and Performing Arts and Community Theater of Fairfield present CineFest Fairfield

04.01.05 Young writers hone their skills at Fairfield University workshop

04.01.05 Fairfield University Glee Club performs "Made in the 80s" at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

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March 2005

03.31.05 Summer Institute for the Gifted Day Programs reaches third year mark at Fairfield University

03.30.05 Carl & Dorothy Bennett Center for Judaic Studies at Fairfield University hosts poetry reading with award-winning poet Stephen Herz

03.30.05 Carl and Dorothy Bennett Center for Judaic Studies at Fairfield University to host annual Holocaust Remembrance Service

03.30.05 University College at Fairfield University presents free seminar for "Comeback Moms" looking to reenter the workforce

03.29.05 The Live Music Project considers Mozart's words and music at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

03.28.05 2005 Student Art Exhibit shows range of expression at Fairfield University's Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery

03.25.05 World Trade Center site lead architect Daniel Libeskind to speak at Fairfield University

03.24.05 Living Theology Series to present "Life after Death" with Dr. John Thiel

03.23.05 ASIANetwork Freeman Student-Faculty fellowship awarded to Fairfield University professor $22,300 grant to fund study in China for three students

03.23.05 Novelist/memoirist Mary Gordon to speak at Fairfield University

03.23.05 Israel at Heart Program to bring Ethiopian Israelis to Fairfield University

03.23.05 Surgical pioneer to speak at the 2005 Fairfield Awards Dinner

03.22.05 7th Annual Aging Conference to take place at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

03.22.05 School of Engineering to host 2005 ASEE New England Section Conference featuring speakers on women in engineering, homeland security, and more

03.22.05 Fairfield University Glee Club performs "A Choral Tapestry" at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

03.21.05 Brett Somers and Jack Klugman take the stage at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

03.17.05 Fairfield University's Dolan School of Business appoints two professors to endowed chairs

03.16.05 "A Tribute to Stephane Grappelli" comes to Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

03.16.05 Rabbi Steven Greenberg and Dr. Ellen Umansky explore what it means to be Orthodox and gay at Fairfield University lecture

03.14.05 Xerox Chairman and CEO Anne Mulcahy to deliver Dolan Lecture at Fairfield University

03.14.05 Death penalty forum at Fairfield University

03.14.05 Anthropology studies scholar to lecture on Urban Spaces in China at Fairfield University

03.12.05 Guitarist/arranger David Spinozza will be the guest artist at the Fairfield University Jazz Ensemble's spring concert

03.10.05 National Acrobats of Taiwan, ROC tumble into Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

03.09.05 "What's Opera, Doc?" brings lively take on the grandest art form to Fairfield University

03.08.05 Fairfield University, AJCU and Jesuit Conference to host Jesuit schools for first-ever conference on migration

03.07.05 Gallery director presents photography lecture at the Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery at Fairfield University

03.04.05 Fairfield University honors Women's History Month celebrating "Women and Sport"

03.04.05 Fairfield University to host benefit concert May 7th for scholarship in the name of Kim and Tim Donnelly

03.04.05 Church history scholar to present the 2005 Bellarmine Lecture at Fairfield University

03.03.05 Fairfield University professor publishes English translation of renowned 19th century play "Don Álvaro, or the Force of Fate"

03.02.05 Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center offers all-Brahms program at Quick Center

03.02.05 Young writers hone their skills at Fairfield University workshop

03.01.05 Legendary St. Petersburg State Ballet Theatre to perform at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

03.01.05 Open VISIONS Forum presents author of best-selling book "Dead Man Walking"

03.01.05 University College at Fairfield University presents three Ignatian lectures on ethics, morality, integrity and more

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February 2005

02.28.05 Fairfield University School of Engineering offers a certificate in Automated Manufacturing Engineering

02.25.05 Sandip Burman & Friends bring magic of tabla to Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

02.25.05 Fairfield University professor honored as winner of new Adjunct Professor of the Year award

02.24.05 Local hospitals and healthcare agencies recruit Fairfield University nursing students with scholarship aid

02.20.05 Novelist/screenwriter John Irving to speak at Fairfield University

02.18.05 Fairfield University to inaugurate first Chair in Catholic Studies

02.17.05 Language method workshop for teachers offered

02.15.05 Award winning author and Boston University Professor to deliver lecture at Fairfield University

02.15.05 Fairfield University to send 1,000 appreciation cards to troops and veterans

02.13.05 "Live! Lit" concludes its season with parenting tales at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

02.10.05 Distinguished research professor to give lecture on women in Iraq at Fairfield University

02.10.05 "Me and Jezebel" comes to Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

02.09.05 Trinity Irish Dance Company graces the stage at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

02.08.05 Saturday morning series on "Living Theology" at Fairfield University

02.04.05 Internationally lauded Irish Sopranos sing in benefit concert for Fairfield University's Irish Scholarship Fund

02.03.05 Jazz at Lincoln Center greats play the music of Dexter Gordon at Fairfield University

02.02.05 Community leaders and students honored with Martin Luther King Jr. Vision Awards

02.02.05 "Hangin' With the Giants" brings jazz to kids at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

02.02.05 Shakespeare Ventures holds auditions for summer production of "Macbeth" at Fairfield University

02.02.05 Globetrotters Otis Key will sign autographs at Fairfield University tripleheader

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January 2005

01.31.05 Theatre Fairfield presents Tim Robbins' "Dead Man Walking"

01.27.05 CNN Johannesburg bureau chief to speak at Fairfield University

01.27.05 Fairfield President pledges campus-wide effort to increase diversity

01.27.05 Remarks by Rev. Jeffrey P. von Arx, S.J.

01.26.05 Fairfield University Visual and Performing Arts chair honored for Outstanding Academic Title

01.24.05 Gavin Blawie named Adjunct Professor at the Charles F. Dolan School of Business at Fairfield University

01.23.05 Talking Heads musicians come to Fairfield University

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

01.21.05 Jazz great Arturo Sandoval to play at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

01.20.05 Fairfield University students to begin using University ID cards to make purchases off-campus

01.15.05 Fairfield University professor receives $10,000 grant to take geriatric nursing certificate program to the web

01.15.05 Religion scholar awarded Lilly Grant

01.13.05 Three-Day Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at Fairfield University

01.13.05 "Live! Lit" offers short fiction masters at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

01.12.05 Dance Brazil brings dazzling Capoeira and modern dance to Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

01.10.05 Fairfield University School of Nursing wins $25,000 federal grant to train graduate student nurses at community health centers

01.10.05 "Amelia Bedelia Goes Camping & Other Stories" comes to Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

01.08.05 Opera Verdi Europa's stunning "La Traviata" comes to Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

01.05.05 Jewish Orthodox feminist author to deliver lecture at Fairfield University

01.04.05 Ethiopian dignitaries to attend Walsh Art Gallery opening of "Ethiopia: Religious Pageantry and Tribal Traditions" exhibit

01.04.05 Gallery director considers "Photography in the Modern Age" at the Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery at Fairfield University

01.03.05 "Live! Lit" considers "Stories from India" at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

01.03.05 "Strange and Unusual Programs" debuts at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

01.03.05 Quick Center presents an evening of Tennessee Williams

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