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Classroom to Career prepares students for life beyond college

Submitted by Carolyn Arnold, Assistant Director, Marketing & Communications on May 22, 2013

What can you do with a liberal arts degree these days? Anything you want, according to Fairfield University’s new Classroom to Career initiative, a

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American Studies hosts conference celebrating American Studies

Submitted by Carolyn Arnold, Assistant Director, Marketing & Communications on May 17, 2013

On April 21, 2013 the American Studies Program at Fairfield University hosted a conference that celebrated all aspects of American Studies. Topics inc

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Fulbright Spotlight: Inna Pronicheva explores American culture and education

Submitted by Carolyn Arnold, Assistant Director, Marketing & Communications on May 16, 2012

Inna Pronicheva, a Fulbright Teaching Assistant from Tula, Russia was filled with excitement when she learned she was being awarded the position to as

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The Core: Six pathways to self-discovery

Submitted by Carolyn Arnold, Assistant Director, Marketing & Communications on September 22, 2011

What is the core and why is it required? Sometimes students see it merely as a set of obligatory classes they must take in order to graduate. Yet, by

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