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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.

March 2023

Theatre Fairfield’s Final Show of the 2022-23 Season

Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl will run from April 19-23.

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Celebration for Dr. Mary Ann Carolan’s Award-Winning Book, March 27

Orienting Italy: China through the Lens of Italian Filmmakers won the 2022 Book Award for Performance and Visual Culture presented by the American Association of Teachers of Italian.

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Quick Center to Welcome Human Rights Activist Rev. Nontombi Naomi Tutu on April 3

The 25th Annual Jacoby-Lunin Humanitarian Lecture and Open VISIONS Forum with Reverend Nontombi Naomi Tutu is presented in affiliation with the Carl and Dorothy Bennett Center for Judaic Studies.

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Black Abolitionists in Ireland Lecture, March 21

Join guest speaker Dr. Christine Kinealy for her lecture, entitled "Welcome to the Stranger: Black Abolitionists in Ireland, c. 1790 to 1860," in the Kelley Center at 5 p.m.

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Off-Campus “History Bites” Lecture, March 23

Join Elizabeth Hohl, PhD, for an in-person discussion presented in conjunction with the exhibition Women’s Rights are Human Rights.

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This Year’s One Book One Town Author to Speak at Fairfield University’s Quick Center, March 28

Local Author Ivan Maisel reflects on the loss of his son to suicide.

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“Irish in Film” Series Begins In March

A celebration of Irish heritage and creativity on the silver screen, each of the showings will take place in the DiMenna-Nyselius Library’s Multimedia Room.

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Fairfield University Art Museum Extends Exhibition of Women's Rights Are Human Rights:
International Posters on Gender-Based Inequality, Violence and Discrimination

Now extended through July 1, 2023! Popular exhibition featuring international posters on issues around Women’s Rights.

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February 2023

January 2023

Fairfield’s University’s VP, Finance and Chief Financial Officer Michael Trafecante, Among Connecticut’s Top 25 CFOs for 2023

Finance and Investing is celebrating the accomplishments of Top 25 chief financial officers across the state, representing a diverse group of industries and organizations.

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Fairfield Names Don C. Sawyer III, PhD, Vice President of Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging

In this new role, Sawyer will lead ongoing efforts to foster institutional inclusion and belonging, and establish collaborations with other colleges and universities, as well as local, state, national, and global communities.

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Fairfield’s Core Writing Program Garners Top Recognition

The College of Arts and Sciences’ Core Writing program has been honored with a CCCC Writing Program Certificate of Excellence.

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Fairfield’s Open VISIONS Forum to Welcome Bret Stephens, Jan. 26

Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and journalist Bret Stephens will present a lecture titled “Negotiating for the Center — at Times Beyond the Fringe.”

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“Liberal Education: Why, How, and for Whom” Lecture, Feb. 2

The College of Arts and Sciences presents Roosevelt Montás, PhD, of Columbia University, who will speak on the history, meaning, and future of liberal education.

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Vertigo Dance Returns to the Quick Center, Jan. 18

Fairfield University’s Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts welcomes the return of acclaimed Israeli-based dance company, Vertigo.

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