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Find current and past press releases from the Department of Media Relations at Fairfield University. Media Relations can be reached by phone at (203) 254-4000, ext. 2726, or ext. 2118 or fax at (203) 254-4221. Our mailing address is: Media Relations, Fairfield University, Bellarmine Hall, Fairfield, CT 06824.

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December 2015

12.21.15 Annual Young Artists Series Kicks Off at the Quick Center

12.21.15 The Met: Live in HD to Broadcast Opera Les Pêcheurs de Perles at the Quick Center

12.21.15 NAICU Board of Directors Welcomes Fairfield University President Jeffrey P. von Arx, S.J.

12.11.15 Fairfield University Celebrates Scholarship with 28th Annual Awards Dinner

12.11.15 Fairfield University named among top 50 U.S. Schools for Highest Salaries after Graduation.

12.07.15 Frosty the Snowman takes over the Quick Center stage for holiday fun

12.07.15 The Quick Center celebrates the Tenth Anniversary of The Met: Live in HD with The Magic Flute

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November 2015

11.20.15 Fairfield University’s Accounting Program Ranked #16 Nationally

11.19.15 The Met: Live in HD offers its latest sensation, Lulu, directed by William Kentridge

11.18.15 Tony Award-winning tap dancer, Savion Glover, brings holiday spirit to the Quick Center

11.17.15 Jan Brett, New York Times #1 Best Selling Author of The Mitten to visit Fairfield University Bookstore

11.17.15 New JUHAN Website Offers Access to Valuable Resources for Humanitarian Causes

11.17.15 Fairfield University Jazz Ensemble and Orchestra to Present Two Nights of Musical Performances

11.17.15 A Focus on Syria: Panel Discussion Featuring Community Experts

11.12.15 Fairfield and Bank of America Partner for On-Campus Professional Development Series

11.12.15 Theatre Fairfield presents Theatre in the Raw: The Lucille Lortel Festival of New Plays written by American Women

11.11.15 Fairfield University’s Accounting Program Ranked #1 in Connecticut

11.11.15 FEED The World at Fairfield University

11.06.15 Martha Stewart to visit Fairfield University downtown bookstore to promote her new cookbook, Martha Stewart’s Appetizers

11.05.15 The Obesity Epidemic: What Is It and How Do We Fix It?

11.05.15 HARMAN CEO Dinesh Paliwal to Deliver Fairfield University’s Charles F. Dolan Lecture

11.05.15 Fairfield University makes Top 10 list for “Best Colleges for Beach Lovers.”

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October 2015

10.29.15 Jazz trio Children of the Light performs at the Quick on their National Tour

10.29.15 The Cat in the Hat comes to the Quick Center for an afternoon of family fun!

10.27.15 Successful Educator and Innovative Entrepreneur Charles Best Comes to the Quick Center

10.27.15 Theatre Fairfield presents Rachel Crothers’ A Man’s World, the first of the new Global Theatre Performance Series

10.23.15 Fairfield Music Professor Emeritus Returns to Perform at the Quick Center

10.23.15 Free lecture to celebrate Jewish songwriters’ contributions to Tin Pan Alley, Broadway and Hollywood

10.23.15 Fairfield University partners with Bassick High School to create a college learning environment simulation

10.23.15 Tech Innovator and Entrepreneur Chris Hamer joins Dolan School as Entrepreneur-in-Residence

10.23.15 Quick Center Continues the Global Theatre Festival with Daring Dance and DJs

10.22.15 Architect of Vatican’s New Financial Transparency Policy to Speak at Communion Breakfast for Business Leaders at Fairfield University

10.19.15 Galeet Dardashti and Divahn, New York’s All-Female Powerhouse Ensemble, to perform free concert at Fairfield University’s Quick Center for the Arts

10.15.15 David Dorfman Dance explores life, vulnerability, mortality, in a riveting performance at the Quick Center

10.13.15 An Afternoon of Celtic Music and Dancing Will Light Up the Quick Center Stage

10.08.15 Fairfield University grads have highest starting salaries in Connecticut

10.08.15 Cosmo to Fairfield: You’re Beautiful!

10.06.15 Fairfield University Launches $160 million “Fairfield Rising” capital campaign.

10.06.15 Wagner's Masterpiece, Tannhäuser is next in the Quick Center's opera series, The Met: Live in HD

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September 2015

09.29.15 Fairfield University introduces major technological advances across campus

09.28.15 NT Live presents Hamlet, Shakespeare’s classic of revenge delayed, starring Oscar-nominated Benedict Cumberbatch

09.24.15 Emmy-winning host, Tim Gunn, shares his expertise as part of Quick Center’s signature lecture series

09.24.15 The Met: Live in HD offers a new staging of Verdi’s masterpiece, Otello

09.24.15 EVIDENCE/Ronald K. Brown returns to the Quick Center stage with a fusion of culture and dance

09.21.15 Fairfield University’s Bennett Center for Judaic Studies launches its fall season of events with free lecture on pivotal moments in American Jewish history through the lens of sports

09.17.15 Verdi’s Beloved Opera, Il Trovatore, to open the Quick Center’s popular series, The Met: Live in HD

09.17.15 Fairfield University president is joining CT Congressman for the Pope’s historic address

09.16.15 Helen Mirren stars in NT Live encore presentation of The Audience.

09.16.15 New exhibition, “Hair in the Classical World” at Fairfield University Bellarmine Museum of Art, October 7 – December 18, 2015.

09.15.15 Fairfield University student chosen to document Pope’s visit.

09.11.15 Italian Art and Intrigue at the Bellarmine Museum of Art

09.10.15 Fairfield University is among nation's best

09.10.15 Nationally renowned trio to perform at Fairfield University

09.10.15 An evening of virtuosity, emotion, humor and musical fireworks featuring The Great Guitars

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August 2015

08.26.15 Fairfield University Makes Two Major Top 10 lists

08.26.15 President Obama receives diversity commitment from School of Engineering dean.

08.12.15 Fairfield University Night at Citi Field

08.11.15 Fairfield University’s Bennett Center for Judaic Studies announces 2015 fall season

08.11.15 EMT Course for Certification Begins September 2, 2015 at Fairfield University

08.03.15 Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts Celebrates 25th Anniversary season

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July 2015

07.31.15 An evening for the arts with CBS’s Charlie Rose

07.28.15 Licensing, patents and negotiation techniques in free lecture at Fairfield University

07.27.15 Fairfield University Quick Center for the Arts hosts “OH WHAT A NIGHT! A Musical Tribute to Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons,” Saturday, September 12.

07.08.15 Easy Home Garden Ideas from a Fairfield University Campus Chef

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June 2015


06.17.15 Connecticut high school students honored by Fairfield University’s School of Engineering and Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation

06.17.15 Practical Aspects of Design, Engineering, and Production

06.12.15 Fairfield University student from Bridgeport, Connecticut headed to St. Jude Children’s Hospital for prestigious research program

06.04.15 Noted Fairfield University Theologian Paul F. Lakeland to study the “graced” moments when readers confront faith, doubt, joy, grief, hope, despair.

06.04.15 Fairfield University to host free summer lawn concert on Saturday, June 27, 2015

06.02.15 Fairfield University trustee, Milford business leader honored by Irish university for his commitment to higher education

06.02.15 Ivoryton, Connecticut resident awarded Fairfield University’s Bellarmine Medal

06.02.15 Fairfield University named among 10 best Roman Catholic colleges in U.S.

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May 2015

05.17.15 Fairfield University conducts 65th annual commencement exercises Sunday, May 17, 2015

05.14.15 Planes, trains and automobiles all key to triplets’ graduation plans at three universities

05.11.15 Media: You’re invited to the Writing Our Lives: Digital Ubuntu conference at Fairfield University

05.11.15 The best kind of summer school: Lifelong Learning at Fairfield University

05.11.15 Fairfield University announces new cutting-edge certificate of advanced study reading & language development program to address widening achievement gap

05.01.15 Fairfield University Convenes Interfaith Vigil for Victims of Nepal Earthquake

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April 2015

04.28.15 Fairfield University’s Bellarmine Museum of Art presents award-winning Connecticut artist Jan Dilenschneider’s “Dualities” June 4 through September 18, 2015

04.27.15 SoccerGrlProbs, a company started by Fairfield University alumnae, wins nationwide tournament

04.24.15 Happy Birthday, Mendelssohn Choir of Connecticut

04.23.15 Award-winning author Julia Glass to read from her latest book at Fairfield University

04.23.15 Fairfield University to host Cinefest student film festival

04.20.15 2015 Fairfield University Commencement – Sunday, May 17, 2015

04.16.15 Man and Superman

04.15.15 From Corner Store to Corner Office

04.15.15 From Prototype to Production – Inventors Association event April 28

04.15.15 Three popular authors to appear throughout April for The Inspired Writers Series at Fairfield University

04.15.15 Glee Goes Rock ’N Roll

04.08.15 A Block Party at Fairfield University’s Barone Campus Center

04.07.15 Broadway’s hit show “Avenue Q” comes to Fairfield University

04.07.15 International expert on sustainable development to speak at Fairfield University

04.06.15 “Fantasy Squared” wins Fairfield University’s Business Plan Competition

04.06.15 Pietro Mascagni’s “Cavalleria Rusticana” & Ruggero Leoncavallo’s “Pagliacci”

04.06.15 Fairfield University’s 27th Annual Hunger Cleanup

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March 2015

03.31.15 Russian National Ballet Theatre presents “Swan Lake” at Fairfield University’s Quick Center on April 10

03.31.15 Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center offers program of Stravinsky and Copland on April 18

03.27.15 National Theatre Live: A View from the Bridge

03.27.15 Star Spangled Showcase

03.27.15 National Theatre Live: The Hard Problem

03.27.15 Trombonist Ryan Keberle to perform with Fairfield University Jazz Ensemble

03.27.15 Fairfield University Awards Dinner in NYC raises $1.35 million for scholarship fund

03.26.15 Grassroots icon still making a difference in communities across America

03.26.15 Networking opportunity for marriage and family therapists

03.20.15 From Enemy to Brother: The Revolution in Catholic Teaching on the Jews

03.17.15 County Kilkenny, Ireland native awarded full scholarship to Fairfield University’s Dolan School of Business

03.17.15 Media Advisory: Students compete for major start-up funds in Fairfield University Business Plan Competition Finale on March 31/ Media are invited

03.16.15 Fairfield University faculty honored for leadership in STEM fields and diversity initiatives

03.16.15 Media Advisory: Students compete for major start-up funds in Fairfield University Business Plan Competition Finale on March 31/ Media are invited

03.13.15 U.S. News & World Report ranks Fairfield University’s School of Nursing in top 20% of graduate programs in country

03.13.15 “ChamberSoul” cellist brings sultry croon to the Quick Center for the Arts

03.12.15 Fairfield University to Celebrate Rafferty Stadium Dedication Day — a new state-of-the art lacrosse and athletics stadium on campus.

03.09.15 Fairfield University’s School of Nursing ranks ninth nationally in “top hybrid RN to BSN Programs”

03.09.15 Privatization and the systematic defunding of our public schools

03.06.15 Comment on Boris Nemtsov by Fairfield University Professor

03.06.15 A Patent and Trademark Workshop for the Inventor

03.06.15 Executive Director of the American Jewish Committee to speak on anti-Semitism in Europe

03.06.15 Raising the Dead: The Grateful Dead Archive and the Legacy of the Sixties

03.06.15 Missoula Children’s Theatre Camps – and more!

03.06.15 “Ghosts in the Landscape: Vietnam Revisited”

03.02.15 Immigration, courage and hope central to Family Fun play at Fairfield University

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February 2015

02.27.15 The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks

02.26.15 Immigration, courage and hope central to Family Fun play at Fairfield University

02.20.15 Young Artist Series Piano Concert

02.20.15 “From Concept to Market – How to commercialize a new product”

02.19.15 Fairfield University’s MFA in Creative Writing Program addresses health and healing

02.19.15 Fairfield University presents events on pressing healthcare issues

02.19.15 Time for Three to perform at Quick Center

02.19.15 Live Radio Drama comes to the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

02.18.15 Fairfield University Celebrates a Tradition of Opportunity with 27th Annual Awards Dinner

02.18.15 National Theatre Live Treasure Island

02.18.15 The Met: Live in HD Gioachino Rossini’s “La Donna del Lago”

02.17.15 Panel discussion on urgent need to embrace diversity in the healthcare professions

02.17.15 Fairfield University launches new graduate degree in business analytics

02.17.15 Center for Catholic Studies hosts John Padberg, S.J., in lecture at Fairfield University

02.13.15 Expert on culture in Nazi Germany to speak about the recovery of looted works of art

02.13.15 Captain Richard Philips, the hero portrayed in the movie “Captain Phillips,” to speak at Fairfield University

02.11.15 Irvin Mayfield & The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra celebrate the music of the Big Easy

02.11.15 Ballet Hispanico to appear at Fairfield University’s Quick Center on Feb. 21

02.09.15 Unusual ancient hairstyling exhibition to open at the Consulate General of Greece

02.06.15 Youth Leadership Academy for Bridgeport students

02.05.15 A voice wise beyond her years

02.04.15 “Have a Little Faith”—and Humor: YouTube Celebrity Zach Anner to speak at Fairfield University on February 5

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January 2015

01.30.15 Fairfield University’s Carl and Dorothy Bennett Center for Judaic Studies announces spring schedule

01.29.15 Fairfield University faculty member receives nomination for ‘Oscar of the magazine world’ for touching essay on Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy

01.29.15 Fairfield University opens free tax return preparation office for low-income residents

01.29.15 Fairfield University professor available as a resource on Grateful Dead reunion

01.28.15 Bridging musical genres – on the harp

01.28.15 New Exhibition

01.26.15 Fairfield University hosts prominent, provocative Russian Studies scholar, Stephen Cohen, for keynote lecture: “The Ukrainian Crisis: Why a New Cold War?”

01.23.15 Fairfield University’s Martin Luther King, Jr. observance to feature series of campus-wide events for area children

01.22.15 “A Low-Cost Patent and Trademark Clinic for the Inventor” – A discussion at Fairfield University

01.22.15 Jenna Bush Hager and Alexandra Pelosi to speak at Fairfield University on February 9

01.20.15 New Duke Celebrates Black History Month

01.20.15 Gari Melchers: An American Impressionist At Home and Abroad

01.16.15 Former speechwriter for Martin Luther King, Jr., to speak at Fairfield University as part of MLK celebration

01.16.15 From the Heart! Ballroom Extravaganza

01.16.15 “The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer”

01.15.15 Beloved theatrical troupe celebrates more than 40 years of wit and imagination

01.15.15 Telling the story of the Monuments Men

01.12.15 Bridgeport and Fairfield students to read peace poems at upcoming Fairfield University celebration

01.12.15 Bridgeport and Fairfield students to read peace poems at upcoming Fairfield University celebration

01.08.15 Business Breakfast: “Strategies for Enhancing Diversity in Your Organizations”

01.08.15 Helping Fairfield’s finest lead with confidence

01.08.15 Three twentysomething alumni from Fairfield University start business that unites soccer world

01.08.15 Linda Wolk-Simon named director and chief curator of Fairfield University’s Bellarmine Museum of Art

01.06.15 The Met: Live in HD - Jacques Offenbach’s Les Contes d’Hoffmann - January 31, 2015

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