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New Duke Celebrates Black History Month

Submitted by Carolyn Arnold on January 24, 2015

New Duke, a jazz ensemble directed by Brian Torff will celebrate Black History Month in a concert at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, February 19, 2015, at Fa

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Video: Dr. Williams teaches at Schomburg’s Summer Education Institute

Submitted by Carolyn Arnold on July 24, 2014

Dr. Yohuru Williams, associate vice president for academic affairs and professor of history, recently took part in The Schomburg's Summer Educatio

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BEST OF THE BEST: CAS Students Awards Night caps academic year

Submitted by Carolyn Arnold on June 26, 2014

The academic achievements of more than 50 students at the College of Arts and Sciences were on display in April when faculty, administrators, and stud

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Racial integration. Justice. Equality. What do they mean in modern day America?

Submitted by Carolyn Arnold on June 26, 2014

In early September, Fairfield University took part in the first annual National Dialogue on Race Day. The event was part of a national effort to gener

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