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Press Releases

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 fax at (203) 254-4221. Our mailing address is: Media Relations, Fairfield University, Bellarmine Hall, Fairfield, CT 06824.

June 2022

April 2022

Quick Center Announces 2022-23 Season

Fairfield University’s Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts announces an exciting 2022-23 schedule of performances and lectures, both in-person and livestreamed.

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Fairfield Announces Commencement Speakers & Honorary Degree Recipients

Fairfield University has announced that its 72nd Commencement ceremonies will take place on Saturday, May 21, for graduate students and Sunday, May 22, for undergraduate students.

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Isabel Wilkerson to Present “Women and Leadership” Virtual Lecture, April 28

Isabel Wilkerson’s presentation, “Caste: Examining Race, Culture, and Consequences,” is part of the Open VISIONS Forum (OVF)’s “Women and Leadership” series, generously sponsored by Bank of America.

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Prof. John E. Thiel, PhD, Named VP, President-Elect of American Theological Society

A long-time professor of religious studies at Fairfield, Dr. Thiel will serve as president of the American Theological Society in 2023-24.

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Registration Open: Missoula Children’s Theatre & Summer Camp Intensives at the Quick

The Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts welcomes families back for its 31st season of Missoula Children’s Theatre Camps at Fairfield, offering six unique sessions for young students to choose from this summer.

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Theatre Fairfield’s Production of Pride and Prejudice By Kate Hamill, April 6-10

Last show to open in Quick Center for the Arts’ Resident Theatre company's 2021-22 season line-up.

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March 2022

Fairfield University Magis Lecture In-Person with Dr. Carlota Ocampo, March 30

Carlota Ocampo, PhD, associate professor of psychology and provost at Trinity University in Washington, D.C., will give a talk “Hidden in Plain Sight: Acknowledging and Addressing the Impacts of Racist Incident Based Trauma,” on March 30, 2022 at 7 p.m. on campus in Fairfield’s Alumni House.

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Artist Frédérick Gravel in Premiere Dance Performance at Quick Center, April 7-9

The Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts welcomes back mesmerizing Québec dance artist Frédérick Gravel for a three-night premiere of his newest work, This Duet That We’ve Already Done (so many times).

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President and CEO Hebert Engineering & Design Company Paul Hebert Discusses 33 years of Product Development Experience

Special Discussion: A View from 33 years of Product Development Experience—The Step-by-Step Process of Bringing a Product from the Concept Stage to Manufacturing and the Marketplace. This presentation is made possible with support from Fairfield’s School of Engineering and Inventors Association of Connecticut.

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Newly Published Black Hole Research Enlightens Physics Classroom

In recently published research, Pierre Christian, PhD, assistant professor of physics, shares his groundbreaking research on black holes, part of the Event Horizon Telescope project.

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Best-Selling Author and Op-Ed Columnist David Brooks at the Quick Center, March 23

Presented by the Quick Center’s Open VISIONS Forum (OVF) lecture series, in affiliation with ­­­­­­the College of Arts & Sciences, David Brooks will discuss the challenges and decisions faced by democracy in America.

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February 2022

Fairfield University’s School of Engineering Launches MS in Biomedical Engineering

In response to the rapidly growing demand for biomedical engineers across industries – from government to private sector to non-profit – Fairfield University will launch a 30-credit Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering program in fall 2022.

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Quick Center to Host Michael Eric Dyson and John H. McWhorter, March 8

The Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts will host an in-person conversation on the topics of race and social justice, titled “Race, Liberty & Justice: Diverging Perspectives with Eyes on the Prize,” featuring prominent academics and public intellectuals Michael Eric Dyson, PhD, and John H. McWhorter, PhD.

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Classic Jazz on Two Pianos With Stephanie Trick and Paolo Alderighi, Feb. 27

Fairfield University’s Quick Center will present the talented and highly successful piano duo Stephanie Trick and Paolo Alderighi for a jazz-inspired Sunday afternoon.

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Special Discussion: The Basics of Intellectual Property and Transactions Relating

Special Discussion: The Basics of Intellectual Property and Transactions Relating is made possible with support from Fairfield’s School of Engineering and Inventors Association of Connecticut.

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Live at the Quick Center: One-Night-Only Performance of Humans 2.0 by Circa, Feb. 17

Fairfield’s Quick Center will welcome the circus back to town on Feb. 17 with a not-to-be-missed performance of acrobatic feats by the internationally acclaimed troupe, Circa.

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Kris Sealey, PhD, Wins 2022 Nicolás Cristóbal Guillén Batista Outstanding Book Award

Fairfield University philosophy professor's latest book, Creolizing the Nation (Northwestern UP, 2020), has been honored by the Caribbean Philosophical Association’s annual prize.

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January 2022

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