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December 2006

12.20.06 Alpha Sigma Lambda induction ceremony at Fairfield University honors founding dean, dedicated professor and working students

12.20.06 University College at Fairfield University announces new academic community cultural outreach program

12.19.06 Dean of Yale Divinity School to open Spring Living Theology Series at Fairfield University

12.19.06 Jazz vocalist Steve Tyrell to appear at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

12.18.06 Acclaimed Native American author coming to Fairfield University for lecture and book signing

12.18.06 University College at Fairfield University's Open VISIONS Forum 10th anniversary season continues with illustrious line-up

12.06.06 Eidos System instrumental in helping Fairfield University faculty

12.05.06 Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts announces online ticketing for all events

12.01.06 University College and School of Engineering hold Open Advising and Registration

12.01.06 Fairfield University hosts Open Advising and Registration event

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November 2006

11.30.06 New course offerings for Interior Decorating Program

11.30.06 World AIDS Day

11.29.06 Connecticut grant aimed at curbing underage drinking

11.26.06 Fairfield University School of Nursing educator receives UConn honor

11.20.06 Dolan School student takes top honors in global currency trading competition

11.20.06 Director's Choice lecture series continues on December 6

11.20.06 A pictorial exhibit documenting Jewish history in Fairfield County on exhibit at Fairfield University's Bennett Center for Judaic Studies

11.20.06 Fairfield University School of Engineering programs receive accreditation

11.17.06 Jazz guitarist John Scofield and Friends at the Quick Center, Nov. 17

11.17.06 Nationally acclaimed teacher and author Robert Fried at Fairfield University

11.17.06 New Haven Symphony Orchestra performs its holiday concert at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

11.16.06 Theatreworks USA's "A Christmas Carol" at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts Dec. 17

11.14.06 Theatre Fairfield presents nine short plays featuring student directors' work

11.14.06 A is for Amazon: Bridgeport teens learn about investing from Fairfield University's Dolan School of Business

11.14.06 Award-winning tenor saxophonist Joel Frahm to be guest artist at Fairfield University's Jazz Ensemble winter concert

11.13.06 Anonymous 4 + 2 guests take the stage at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

11.13.06 Dr. David M. Elcott who helps oversee the Israel Policy Forum is this year's Adolph and Ruth Schnurmacher Lecturer

11.10.06 Diocese of Bridgeport and Fairfield University combine efforts to understand migration

11.10.06 The Fairfield University Glee Club presents its annual Christmas concert at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

11.09.06 Premier of new film at Fairfield University traces the plight of unaccompanied immigrant children

11.07.06 Fairfield University program aims to excite high school students about science and math learning

11.07.06 Gene Tunney book reveals a life the boxing ring could not contain

11.02.06 Harvard Divinity School historian Dr. Robert A. Orsi to present Christopher F. Mooney, S.J. lecture at Fairfield University

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October 2006

10.31.06 Cardinal Renato Martino at Fairfield University

10.31.06 The Author's Forum to feature "Master Storyteller" Dava Sobel

10.31.06 The Bayanihan Philippine National Dance Company at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, Nov. 18

10.30.06 Fairfield University Graduate Education program offers parents of teens free information workshops

10.30.06 Prize-winning photographs by Fairfield University senior and Bridgeport resident in on-campus exhibit

10.29.06 Dr. Judea Pearl of The Daniel Pearl Foundation to deliver annual Jacoby-Lunin Humanitarian Lectureship

10.26.06 Cardinal Renato Martino at Fairfield University on October 30

10.20.06 Fairfield University holds top spot for Fulbright Scholarships

10.20.06 Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts presents "Seussical" Nov. 12 and 13

10.19.06 Career night for Charles F. Dolan School of Business students

10.18.06 Fairfield University hosts Information Session for graduate programs

10.17.06 Best-Selling Author Series: Scholar Dr. Jonathan Petropoulos to discuss the extraordinary art collections amassed by Nazis during World War II

10.16.06 The Flying Karamazov Brothers, Nov. 3 at The Regina A. Quick Center

10.16.06 Open VISIONS Forum to feature point-counterpoint debate at Fairfield University with influential magazine editors

10.16.06 The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center to appear at the Regina A. Quick Center

10.13.06 Mark Morris Dance Group to appear at the Quick Center Oct. 28

10.12.06 Fairfield University to host conference on Jesuit and feminist teaching

10.11.06 Fourth Congressional District debate at Fairfield University

10.11.06 Competitive Edge dinner to help students gain an edge in business

10.10.06 Theatre Fairfield opens the 2006-2007 season with "The Shadow Box" at Fairfield University

10.07.06 5-K Breast Cancer Walk at Fairfield University on Saturday

10.04.06 Student diversity grants to be announced at Fairfield University

10.04.06 Distinguished alumnus returns to Fairfield University for lecture and honor

10.04.06 The Charles F. Dolan School of Business at Fairfield University named again one of The Princeton Review's Best Business Schools

10.03.06 Veteran Yale fundraiser appointed Advancement Vice President at Fairfield University

10.03.06 Jazz great Chick Corea to perform at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts on Oct. 20

10.02.06 The 5 Browns, Steinway virtuosi, to appear at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts on Oct. 14

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September 2006

09.29.06 The Quick Center presents Rockapella on Friday the 13th in a special concert with Close Harmony

09.29.06 Fairfield University receives $2.3 million grant from State for energy project

09.27.06 Fairfield University joins national teach-in on Guantánamo

09.26.06 Anne Drummey O'Callaghan Lecture presents Catholic Theologian Maria Pilar Aquino

09.26.06 The Quick Center opens 2006-2007 Concert Series with "Dark Music and Scary Stories" featuring Live Music Project

09.26.06 Noted writer Joan Didion to speak at Fairfield University's Open VISIONS Forum

09.25.06 Dedication planned for Aloysius P. Kelley, S.J. Center at Fairfield University

09.22.06 Fairfield University presents author John Berendt for lecture

09.22.06 The Quick Center launches the 2006-2007 season of the Young Audience Sunday Series with "Cinderella"

09.21.06 School of Engineering alumni career workshop and networking event

09.21.06 Charles F. Dolan School of Business event at New York Stock Exchange

09.20.06 Rabbi David Saperstein, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, to speak at Fairfield University

09.18.06 College guides rank Fairfield University among the best

09.18.06 "Dying in America: Taking control at the end of life"

09.15.06 Phil Donahue to offer sneak preview of documentary in Fairfield University Open VISIONS Forum special event

09.15.06 Wesleyan administrator named to new Senior Vice President post at Fairfield University

09.15.06 School of Nursing receives grant of $245,570 to launch Youth Power Partnership

09.14.06 Larry Kudlow to be keynote speaker at Business Leader Communion Breakfast

09.13.06 Fairfield University Jesuit joins Vatican delegation to UN

09.11.06 New Fairfield University project supports Catholic women writing about faith and spirituality

09.08.06 Brunch and Book Fest to benefit the scholarship in the name of Kim and Tim Donnnelly

09.06.06 Dr. Paul Farmer, whose work has served the poor worldwide, is keynote speaker for Fairfield University Fall Convocation

09.06.06 Fairfield University names Robert P. Cottle Director of Corporate Relations

09.05.06 Former U.S. Ambassador Dennis B. Ross to discuss the Fight for Middle East Peace at Fairfield University

09.05.06 Fairfield University welcomes Class of 2010

09.01.06 "Gangsters, Killers and Communists" debuts at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

09.01.06 Singer/songwriter Aimee Mann to perform at Fairfield University's Quick Center

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August 2006

08.30.06 Director lectures on Modern Art at the Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery at Fairfield University

08.25.06 Rarely performed opera "San Ignacio" coming to Fairfield University

08.24.06 National Sculpture Society Annual Awards Exhibition comes to Fairfield University

08.22.06 Living Theology Series considers dialogue in the Roman Catholic Church at Fairfield University

08.18.06 U.S.News & World Report names Fairfield University one of the top universities in the North with master's degree programs

08.17.06 Emmy-winning broadcast journalist Bill O'Reilly opens Open VISIONS Forum's 10th anniversary season

08.16.06 Fairfield University men's and women's golf ranked among academic best by Golf Digest

08.08.06 Fairfield Athletics announces hiring of Roy Brown and Maura Bolger

08.03.06 Stags Kids Club

08.03.06 New Interior Decorating Certificate Program announced at University College at Fairfield University

08.02.06 Fairfield University takes steps to handle the heat

08.01.06 Technology Camp bridges gender gap for girls and computers

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July 2006

07.26.06 "Twelfth Night" presented by Shakespeare Ventures

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June 2006

06.30.06 Five Fairfield University students win Fulbright Scholarships

06.28.06 Summer Festival Chorus celebrates Mozart's 250th birthday at Quick Center

06.26.06 Fairfield University hosts Information Session for graduate programs

06.19.06 Westport artist Barbara Wilk to exhibit at Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery at Fairfield University

06.19.06 Fairfield University School of Nursing receives federal grant for ELDER Project

06.12.06 Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts announces its 2006-07 Young Audience Sunday Series and Artsbound Schoolday season

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

06.12.06 Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts announces its 17th season

06.07.06 Fairfield University hosts information session for graduate programs

06.01.06 Open VISIONS Forum announces its 10th anniversary season

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May 2006

05.26.06 Fairfield University alumnus named to lead Campus Ministry efforts

05.24.06 Fairfield University receives $50,000 grant for Bennett Center for Judaic Studies

05.21.06 Fairfield University awards 1,179 degrees to Class of 2006

05.21.06 Fairfield University Valedictory Address

05.21.06 Fairfield University Commencement Address

05.17.06 Fairfield Men's Basketball coach Ed Cooley signs three student-athletes to NLI

05.12.06 Fairfield University launches Online Community

05.12.06 Fairfield University receives grant for Adrienne Kirby Family Literacy Project

05.10.06 Fairfield University wins grant for innovative girls technology camp

05.08.06 Janet Krauss named Adjunct Professor of the Year at Fairfield University

05.08.06 Jocelyn Boryczka named Teacher of the Year at Fairfield University

05.05.06 Autism Conference at Fairfield University June 12

05.03.06 School of Nursing Dean Jeanne Novotny to be honored by St. Joseph's Manor

05.01.06 University College at Fairfield University offers new Interior Decorating Certificate Program

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April 2006

04.25.06 Eight Fairfield University athletic teams cited for academic excellence

04.21.06 Dr. Susan Douglas Franzosa from the University of Washington named Dean of the Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions

04.20.06 New technology links Fairfield University to "anywhere, world"

04.19.06 Nolan to receive MBWA Distinguished Service Award

04.19.06 Joy Behar, co-host of ABC's "The View," to speak at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

04.12.06 Connecticut Writing Project at Fairfield University offers summer courses for students and teachers

04.11.06 Fairfield University names Ed Cooley head men's basketball coach

04.11.06 Fairfield University English department presents Trinity College professor for inaugural lecture in Literary Criticism series

04.10.06 The Live Music Project offers "America" at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

04.09.06 Search process for Campus Ministry director announced

04.07.06 Shakespeare summer workshop seeking student actors

04.04.06 Witty singer-songwriter Barbara Schottenfeld to perform at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

04.04.06 Theatre Fairfield presents weeklong "Theatre-Palooza" at Fairfield University

04.02.06 University statement on Rev. Paul Carrier, S.J. sabbatical announcement

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March 2006

03.31.06 Fairfield University's Bennett Center for Judaic Studies presents "Paper Clips" Holocaust Remembrance events

03.31.06 The Fairfield University Glee Club offers "The British Invasion" at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

03.30.06 Fashion Show and Fair at Fairfield University to highlight socially just products

03.30.06 Quick Center screens "Candide" as part of Leonard Bernstein Festival

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

03.27.06 Aging Conference at Fairfield University to address "Linking Spirituality to the Health Care of Older Adults"

03.24.06 Fairfield University presents author Sue Monk Kidd for lecture

03.24.06 Theatre professor to lecture on Leonard Bernstein on Broadway at Fairfield University

03.23.06 Fairfield Hosts 2006 NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Tourney

03.23.06 Celebrated pianist Orin Grossman and friends play Copland and Bernstein at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

03.22.06 The Fairfield University Glee Club performs Mozart and Bernstein at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

03.22.06 Fairfield University student artists open their doors in "Open Studios" exhibit

03.21.06 Top jazz saxophonist Bill Evans will be the guest artist at the Fairfield University Jazz Ensemble's spring concert

03.21.06 "Golden-Age Thrillers" debuts at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

03.17.06 Fairfield University hosts Information Session for graduate programs

03.17.06 Fairfield University professor emeritus publishes 14th book in 14 years: Juan Valera's classic "Juanita la Larga"

03.16.06 Fairfield University School of Nursing joins Bridgeport Hospital and the Bridgeport Hospital Nurse Anesthesia Program to offer master of science in nursing and certificate in nurse anesthesia

03.16.06 Professors from Universidade Estadual do Norte Fluminense in Brazil present two free lectures at Fairfield University on poverty and land reform

03.14.06 Jesuit priest who uses jobs to save youths from gangs in LA to speak at Fairfield University

03.13.06 Senior Advisor to the National Partnership for Women and Families to speak at Fairfield University for Women's History Month

03.10.06 Fairfield University hires ChampSearch to assist with men's basketball coach search

03.09.06 "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie" and other beloved stories come to life at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

03.09.06 Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center celebrates Mozart's birthday at Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

03.09.06 Pianist/educator Orin Grossman to lecture on Leonard Bernstein at Fairfield University

03.09.06 Accomplished filmmaker Mira Nair to speak at Fairfield University

03.09.06 Fairfield University School of Engineering offers Master's in Mechanical Engineering and certificate in Automated Manufacturing

03.08.06 Bill Charlap Trio offers evening of Bernstein at Fairfield University's Quick Center

03.08.06 Quick Center screens "On the Waterfront" as part of Leonard Bernstein Festival

03.08.06 Former U.S. Ambassador Dennis B. Ross to discuss The Missing Peace in the Middle East at Fairfield University

03.07.06 Three local bands to play benefit concert for the Kim and Tim Donnelly Music Scholarship

03.06.06 Award-winning documentary filmmaker Rory Kennedy to speak and screen film at Fairfield University

03.03.06 Acclaimed conductor/composer David Amram to lecture, conduct at Fairfield University

03.03.06 Fairfield University presents author of "Thieves of Baghdad" for lecture and book signing

03.02.06 Law & Order's Jesse L. Martin will be keynote speaker at Fairfield Awards Dinner

03.02.06 Shakespeare Ventures holds auditions for summer production of "Twelfth Night" at Fairfield University

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February 2006

02.28.06 University of Pennsylvania Professor Dr. David Stern to speak at Fairfield University

02.28.06 Award-winning ethics scholar to speak on HIV/AIDS for the 2006 Bellarmine Lecture at Fairfield University

02.27.06 "Musicians Unplugged" features women in music at Fairfield University

02.27.06 "Live! Lit" offers tales from Argentina and Italy at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

02.24.06 Hartford Symphony Orchestra and special guests to appear as part of Leonard Bernstein Festival

02.24.06 Leonard Bernstein's daughter to introduce "West Side Story" at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

02.23.06 Best-selling author/Reagan speechwriter Peggy Noonan to speak at Fairfield University

02.22.06 Updated "Romeo and Juliet" takes the stage at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

02.22.06 Fairfield University English department presents Trinity College professor for Inaugural Lecture in Literary Criticism Series

02.20.06 Popular children's book character "Alexander" comes to life at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

02.18.06 Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center offers Rossini and Bach at Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

02.17.06 Ambassador of the European Union John Bruton to present Stack Lecture at Fairfield University

02.16.06 Fairfield University Glee Club to tour Italy

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

02.15.06 Jesuit priest from the University of Central America in El Salvador to receive honorary degree from Fairfield University

02.14.06 Theatre Fairfield presents "The Importance of Being Earnest" at Fairfield University

02.13.06 Veteran actor/writer David Rogers takes the stage at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

02.10.06 Dublin's Traditional Irish Cabaret with Noel V. Ginnity takes the stage at Fairfield University's Quick Center

02.10.06 Folk legends Richie Havens, Janis Ian and Tom Paxton at Fairfield University's Quick Center

02.09.06 Fairfield University hosts 2006 Career Fair

02.07.06 Chicago Seven defendant Tom Hayden to deliver free lecture at Fairfield University

02.07.06 Fairfield University students team up with Bose Corporation, Bridgeport Public Schools and the University of Bridgeport to offer music workshops for Bridgeport 5th graders

02.03.06 Seton Hall law professor to offer free lecture on lack of threat posed by Guantanamo detainees

02.03.06 Fairfield University mourns death of second-year student

02.01.06 Fairfield University's Vice President of University Advancement George Diffley announces retirement plans

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January 2006

01.31.06 Tony-nominated Callaway sisters to sing at Fairfield University's Quick Center

01.31.06 Larri Mazon remembers Coretta Scott King

01.30.06 Fairfield University offers students from any university an opportunity for fun and learning in Ireland or Italy during Spring Break

01.27.06 Canadian Brass takes the stage at Fairfield University's Quick Center

01.27.06 Tibetan Monks to create intricate sacred sand paintings at Fairfield University

01.26.06 Shuly Rubin Schwartz to deliver lecture entitled "They married what they wanted to be: The Rebbetzin in American Jewish Life"

01.26.06 Attorney/activist Anita Hill to speak on gender and the future of the Court

01.24.06 Jesuit Jubilee Year events announced at Fairfield University

01.24.06 Live from Chicago, it's Second City Touring Company

01.20.06 Vision Awards to honor contributions to goals of Martin Luther King Jr.

01.20.06 "Live! Lit" offers tales from Argentina and Iran

01.19.06 Fairfield University students travel to March for Life

01.17.06 Fairfield University hosts Brazilian Fulbright Scholar specializing in environmental inequalities and land use in the Amazon Basin

01.16.06 Martin Luther King Jr. commemorative events planned at Fairfield University

01.13.06 Straight from New York City, The Civilians take the stage at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

01.06.06 Faith Ringgold exhibit to open at Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery at Fairfield University

01.05.06 "Radio Dames" debuts at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

01.05.06 "Willy Wonka" comes to Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

01.05.06 The Live Music Project offers family fare at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

01.05.06 Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company to perform "Blind Date" at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

01.03.06 "Girl in Hyacinth Blue" author Susan Vreeland to deliver lecture at Fairfield University, book signing to follow

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