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Slavery, the Irish, and the Atlantic 19th Century

Submitted by Carolyn Arnold, Associate Director, Marketing & Communications on March 1, 2011

On March 10th the Program in Irish Studies will host a public lecture with special guest Dr. Marjorie Howes, associate professor of English at Boston

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Middle East Political Turmoil Discussion

Submitted by on February 20, 2011

To clarify and help make sense of historic events happening in Tunisia, Egypt, and the Arab world, Fairfield University held a discussion in the Lower

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Midnight Breakfast Attracts 1,200 Students in Preparation for Finals Week

Submitted by Lisa Calderone MFA '11 on December 12, 2010

On Thursday, December 9, 2010, more than 1,200 Fairfield students took a break from the intensity of their studies to gather at the Barone Campus Cent

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Fall Convocation Addresses Global Citizenship and Diversity

Submitted by JessicaW on September 5, 2010

After my first day of being on my own without an orientation schedule, I was excited to join Fairfield University’s Class of 2014 on Bellarmine Lawn

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