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December 2016

12.22.16 $1.5 Million Grant Awarded for Fairfield University’s Reading and Language Development Program

12.19.16 Award-winning Italian pianist Alessio Bax Brings Classical Music to Life at the Quick

12.13.16 Young Artists Series Kicks off at Fairfield University’s Quick Center for the Arts on Jan. 8

12.02.16 Fairfield University Announces Appointment of New Chief Information Officer

12.02.16 New Duke Returns to the Quick Center for American Music Series

12.02.16 NT Live’s No Man’s Land broadcasts in HD at the Quick Center on Jan. 18

12.01.16 Fairfield University Announces Interim President

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November 2016

11.29.16 Rainmaking Through Networking Free Lecture — Tuesday, November 29, 2016

11.28.16 Fairfield University Art Museum Presents ADOLF DEHN: Midcentury Manhattan

11.22.16 Buzzfeed’s Isaac Fitzgerald Reveals Stories Behind Famous Chefs’ Tattoos

11.22.16 Guitarist Rodney Jones performs with Fairfield University Jazz Ensemble

11.20.16 Fairfield University Lecture to Explore What Really Happened During Kristallnacht 78 Years Ago

11.18.16 The Fairfield University Glee Club Holiday Concert “Glad Tidings We Bring.”

11.18.16 Fairfield University Student Engineers Walk On Water

11.17.16 Cindi Bigelow, president of Bigelow Tea, to present lecture “Lessons My Father Taught Me,” at Fairfield University November 15.

11.17.16 John Pizzarelli, World-Renowned Guitarist and Vocalist, comes to the Quick Center for a Special Holiday Concert

11.16.16 Fairfield University Director of the Center for Faith and Public Life receives Person of the Year award

11.15.16 Fairfield University Alumna, Mary Donnarumma Sharnick ‘73, discusses award-winning novel

11.14.16 Fairfield University Celebrates Scholarship with 29th Annual Awards Dinner

11.10.16 Fairfield University #1 in Best Colleges for Veterans, Regional Universities North

11.10.16 An inspiring exemplar of public service, Timothy P. Shriver to speak at Fairfield University on Nov. 16

11.08.16 Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny hop to the Quick Center on November 20 in Peter Rabbit Tales

11.07.16 Rosanne Cash, Grammy-award winning singer and songwriter, comes to Fairfield on December 7

11.03.16 Cablevision and HBO founder Charles F. Dolan receives honorary degree from Fairfield University

11.03.16 Fairfield University to Host Same-Day Registration and Voting on Election Day, November 8


11.03.16 LEONARDO CREMONINI (1925-2010): TIMELESS MONUMENTALITY Paintings from The William Louis-Dreyfus Foundation

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October 2016

10.28.16 War Horse, a thrilling theatre event with puppetry that brings breathing and galloping horses to life, will come to the HD screen at the Quick Center on December 14

10.27.16 Fairfield University Hosts 10th Annual Communion Breakfast — Nov. 6

10.26.16 Fairfield University Board of Trustees Announces Chair of Presidential Search Committee

10.26.16 “Wall Street Top 50,” Kathleen Murphy ‘84 to Headline Fairfield University’s Dolan Lecture Series

10.25.16 ‘Truckin’ with The Grateful Dead: Hippies to Highbrows on Oct. 28

10.21.16 LEONARDO CREMONINI (1925-2010): TIMELESS MONUMENTALITY Paintings from The William Louis-Dreyfus Foundation

10.18.16 Open VISIONS Forum: Margaret Hoover and John Avlon Lecture — Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016

10.14.16 Theatre Fairfield Opens Performance Season with Espionage Drama Pack of Lies

10.11.16 Fairfield University School of Engineering Prof Earns Brinkman Grant

10.05.16 Jeannine Hill Fletcher on “The Courage to Love.” The 16th Annual Women in the Church lecture at Fairfield University

10.05.16 “Wall Street Top 50,” Kathleen Murphy ‘84 to Headline Fairfield University’s Dolan Lecture Series

10.04.16 Israeli Dance Company Brings Exquisite New Work to the Quick Center for the Arts as part of their Global Tour

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September 2016

09.24.16 “Timing” is Everything for Fairfield Academy Players at the Quick

09.23.16 Mariza, international superstar, takes the stage at the Quick Center on Oct. 23

09.14.16 Fairfield University Ranks #2 in Northern Regional Universities by 2017 U.S. News & World Best Colleges Rankings

09.14.16 Honorable Maryanne Trump Barry Donates $4M in honor of Rev. Jeffrey P. von Arx, S.J., President of Fairfield University

09.09.16 Dolan School Hosts Business Breakfast: The Only Constant is Change, Sept. 13

09.08.16 Marketing in a Global Economy — Dolan School of Business Marketing Club Presents BIC Group Chairman, Bruno Bich, September 19

09.05.16 “Voices of Byzantium” — Fairfield University Art Museum Presents a Concert of Sacred Music, September 12th

09.01.16 Grand Opening of Newly Renovated RecPlex at Fairfield University —Sept. 2

09.01.16 Fairfield University’s Dr. Philip Eliasoph— New York Times Curriculum Leader for Arts & Visual Culture

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August 2016

08.22.16 Crafting the Elements: Ceramic Art of Modern Japan from the Collection of Carol and Jeffrey Horvitz Opens at the Fairfield University Art Museum

08.01.16 Fairfield Announces New Assignment of President Jeffrey P. von Arx, S.J.

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July 2016

07.28.16 Opioid Prescribers Panel Discussion — Fairfield University Hosts U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, Aug. 17th

07.27.16 Fairfield University Quick Center for the Arts hosts “FOUR by FOUR A Tribute to the Legendary Music of the Beach Boys, Beatles, Bee Gees and Motown,” Saturday, September 10.

07.27.16 The Evolution of Hillary Rodham Clinton — nonfiction by Fairfield University English Professor, Sonya Huber

07.27.16 What You Should Know About Trademark Protection for Your New Product/Service

07.26.16 Fairfield University Ranked #1 for Top Value Counseling Master’s Degrees in Connecticut

07.20.16 Fairfield University Announces Presidential Search Process

07.19.16 Rick Shaefer’s Refugee Trilogy a Monumental Response to the Refugee Crisis at Fairfield University Art Museum’s Walsh Art Gallery, September 8-October 22, 2016

07.19.16 Fairfield U. and Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation Recognize Local Students for STEM Excellence

07.19.16 Fairfield University President Jeffrey P. von Arx, S.J. to be Honored with Irish Cultural Award at the 2016 Fairfield County Irish Festival

07.19.16 Fairfield U. Athletics Wins NACMA Award for #LucasOnTheLoose Campaign

07.18.16 Crafting the Elements: Ceramic Art of Modern Japan from the Collection of Carol and Jeffrey Horvitz Opens at the Fairfield University Art Museum

07.18.16 Fairfield University Students Awarded Research Grant for U.N. Security Council Project

07.17.16 Fairfield University Reading and Language Program Receives Dyslexia Instruction Accreditation

07.15.16 U.S. Premiere of Brett Bailey’s Macbeth at The Quick Center for the Arts Sept. 16 & 17, 2016.

07.15.16 Dr. Paul Lakeland Elected to Lead The Catholic Theological Society of America

07.11.16 Opioid Prescribers Panel Discussion — Fairfield University Hosts U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal

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June 2016

06.30.16 Fairfield University Hosts Campus Public Safety Officer Training July 23-29

06.28.16 The Quick Center for the Arts Announces Dynamic 2016-2017 Season

06.24.16 Dr. Joyce Shea Awarded $1.65 Million for Nursing Programs

06.21.16 How NOT to Raise Money From an Angel Investor — Free Lecture

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May 2016

05.23.16 Fairfield University’s Rev. Charles Allen, S.J., to be presented with honorary doctorate degree from St. Vincent’s College

05.23.16 Fairfield University conducts 66th annual commencement exercises Sunday, May 22, 2016

05.09.16 Fairfield University announces the formation of four schools within their College of Arts and Sciences

05.05.16 The Berlin Philharmonic with Sir Simon Rattle Perform Beethoven’s 4th and 7th Symphonies in HD at the Quick Center

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April 2016

04.26.16 Fairfield University breaks ground on new Center for Nursing and Health Studies

04.21.16 Fairfield University Groundbreaking: Center for Nursing and Health Studies

04.21.16 Fairfield University's Dolan School of Business Ranked Best in Connecticut, in Bloomberg Businessweek's 2016 list of best undergraduate business schools.

04.15.16 Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks to deliver Fairfield University’s Carl and Dorothy Bennett Lecture in Judaic Studies

04.15.16 Bedtime Story Favorites Come to Life on the Quick Center Stage

04.15.16 Fairfield University Quick Center for the Arts to release fall 2016 schedule

04.13.16 Fairfield University 2016 Commencement — Sunday, May 22, 2016

04.13.16 Spring Jazz Ensemble and Fairfield University Symphony Orchestra Concerts

04.08.16 Fairfield University’s Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies to host two community conferences

04.08.16 Tudor Trilogy finale, Roberto Devereux, at Fairfield University Quick Center

04.08.16 Norwalk Symphony, Frederic Chiu, bring afternoon of classical music to the Quick Center

04.08.16 Theatre Fairfield presents the ultimate foodie experience with Tina Howe’s The Art of Dining

04.07.16 Fairfield University and Stepping Stones Museum for Children announce partnership for on-campus early learning center

04.07.16 Connecticut Writing Project to host writing workshop at Fairfield University downtown bookstore

04.05.16 Police Communication Skills Training at Fairfield University

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March 2016

03.30.16 Grammy Winning Ensemble eighth blackbird at Fairfield University’s Quick Center for the Arts

03.30.16 The Sleeping Beauty comes to life with the Moscow Festival Ballet at Fairfield University

03.30.16 The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center at Quick Center for the Arts, April 8.

03.28.16 Fairfield University Enters into Exclusive Agreement with Kleban Properties for Proposed Development of GE Property

03.21.16 Fairfield University Business Teams Vie For Funding at the Annual Showcase on April 5

03.18.16 Fairfield University graduate programs among best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report

03.16.16 Fairfield University’s Inaugural Diane Feigenson Lectureship in Jewish Literature launches with world-renowned Yiddishist, Dr. Dovid Katz

03.15.16 Madama Butterfly to be broadcast live at Fairfield University Quick Center

03.04.16 Fairfield University to host 4th annual American Studies Conference, March 19, 2016

03.04.16 Save the Children Action Network President and Politician Mark K. Shriver to speak at Fairfield University’s Open VISIONS Forum on March 16, 2016.

03.04.16 Fairfield University’s 10th Annual Lecture in Jewish-Christian Engagement featuring author and scholar, Rabbi Michael J. Cook

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February 2016

02.25.16 As You Like It: “All the world’s a stage” in Shakespeare’s Classic Comedy at Fairfield University

02.17.16 Fairfield University’s Bennett Center for Judaic Studies presents free lecture: “Living in the Occupied Territories: A Liberal Academic Wrestles with ‘Israeliness,’ Jewishness and Nationalism”

02.12.16 Iron Chef Judge and Culinary Icon, Donatella Arpaia, Comes to Fairfield University

02.12.16 TIME’s Money Magazine Ranks Fairfield University Among Nation’s 10 Best for Aspiring Scientists and Engineers

02.12.16 ‘Funniest Play in London’ added to NT Live Lineup at the Quick Center

02.05.16 Addiction, family and counseling discussed in book talk at Fairfield University bookstore

02.05.16 Fairfield University's School of Nursing ranks among "10 Best U.S. Colleges for a Degree in Nursing"

02.04.16 Fairfield University’s School of Engineering announces 5th-year dual degree

02.02.16 Sarah Lawrence College Professor to open Fairfield University’s Bennett Center for Judaic Studies’ 2016 winter/spring season with “Yankel’s Tavern: Jews, Liquor, and Life in Poland.”

02.02.16 Fairfield University selected by Google to take part in launch of College Expeditions program

02.02.16 Fairfield University Awarded Grant to Track Literacy Progress of Children with Dyslexia

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January 2016

01.28.16 Fairfield University to Host Free Tax Return Preparation Service for the Public

01.27.16 Yamato: The Drummers of Japan bring an adrenaline infused performance to the Quick Center

01.27.16 “Don Gummer, The Armature of Emotion: Drawings and Sculpture” on view at Fairfield University’s Walsh Art Gallery, March 3 – June 11, 2016

01.27.16 The Walnut Street Theatre Company performs Pulitzer Prize-winner Eugene O’Neill’s A Moon for the Misbegotten at the Quick Center

01.22.16 Fairfield University hosts award-winning poet Claudia Rankine as part of MLK Jr. commemorative events

01.20.16 Fairfield University hosts Rev. Dorian Llywelyn for annual Bellarmine Lecture

01.20.16 The Quick Center to broadcast Les Liaisons Dangereuses, featuring Dominic West.

01.15.16 Daniel Pearle’s A Kid Like Jake takes center stage at Fairfield University

01.15.16 The Met: Live in HD to Broadcast Puccini’s Turandot at the Quick Center

01.15.16 Former Artistic Director of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to speak at Fairfield University

01.12.16 Fairfield University to advance Artificial Intelligence in new program

01.11.16 Strangers as Neighbors: How Religious Dialogue Can Help Re-Frame the Issue of Immigration

01.08.16 New Yorker cartoonist exhibition “Edward Koren: The Capricious Line” at Fairfield University’s Bellarmine Museum of Art February 5 – April 8, 2016

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

01.06.16 Fairfield University’s Director of Academic Computing One of the Best in the Country

01.06.16 The World Today with CBS’s Charlie Rose – Rescheduled for Sunday, January 24, 2016

01.06.16 Iron Chef and Culinary Icon, Donatella Arpaia, Comes to Fairfield University

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