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College of Arts and Sciences celebrates student scholars

Submitted by Carolyn Arnold, Associate Director, Marketing & Communications on May 23, 2012

By Meredith Guinness In a tradition that dates back more than 30 years, Fairfield University recently recognized some of its top scholars at the Ar

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Could the gentle flap of a butterfly wing in China set off a tornado in Texas?

Submitted by Meredith Guinness, Assistant Director, Media Relations on November 21, 2011

Even those who don’t study mathematics have probably heard this meteorological conundrum: Could the gentle flap of a butterfly wing in China set off

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The Core: Six pathways to self-discovery

Submitted by Carolyn Arnold, Associate 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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Water Water Everywhere but Not a Drop to Drink

Submitted by Mike Moritz '11 on April 13, 2011

Think about the time you have spent showering and drinking bottled water in the past week. Now envision the water you used for one of those showers an

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