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Community Spirit

Quinnipiac is known for its strong sense of community. Our student organizations and Greek chapters are dedicated to community outreach and service. More than 1,650 Quinnipiac students, faculty, staff and alumni took part in The Big Event April 5, a nationwide day of community service.  More details + photos


Get Acquainted With Quinnipiac

Each May, we welcome prospective undergraduates and their families to visit Quinnipiac for our spring open house. The event gives students the chance to tour the campus, meet faculty members and staff, learn about financial aid and more. Mark your calendar for Monday, May 12.  Learn more + register


Newsworthy Events

Kenji Yoshino, the Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Constitutional Law at New York University School of Law, visited Quinnipiac March 19 to discuss “Uncovering Talent: a New Model of Inclusion.”   Read more about his presentation


Natural Beauty + Academic Excellence

Ninety minutes from New York City and two hours from Boston, Quinnipiac's Mount Carmel Campus is located next to picturesque Sleeping Giant Mountain in Hamden, Conn. The University is home to 6,500 undergraduates and 2,500 graduate students.  More about our campuses


Lifelong Connections

After graduation, Quinnipiac alumni stay connected to the University community through the Alumni Association, which hosts networking and social events throughout the country, as well as the annual Reunion and Homecoming events on campus. Mark your calendar for Reunion 2014 on June 20-22.   Learn more


A Comprehensive Education

At Quinnipiac, your educational journey encompasses more than just time spent in the classroom or laboratory. Learning takes place in residence halls, on athletic fields, during study abroad, internships, community-based service work and beyond.  Learn more


A Competitive Edge

Boomer the bobcat is Quinnipiac’s official mascot and cheers on our 19 NCAA Division I teams. Quinnipiac is especially known for its hockey teams, who compete in the ECAC league. We also offer a variety of intramural and recreational opportunities to students.  Read more


Educating Future Leaders

Quinnipiac is one of a select number of universities in the country with a law school and a medical school. Our School of Law is consistently ranked among the nation's top law schools. Our Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine, which opened in August 2013, is unique in its focus on educating primary care doctors.  Learn more


Nationally-Known Polling Institute

Frequently cited by journalists, public officials and researchers, the independent Quinnipiac University Poll regularly surveys residents nationwide about political races, state and national elections and issues of public concern.  View latest poll results


A Living/Learning Environment

Students love living on campus in our residence halls. From day one, students are immersed in a supportive academic environment that offers a home away from home.  More about living at Quinnipiac


Quinnipiac News + Events

New poll results available April 14

A New Jersey poll found New Jersey voters give governor OK grades for Sandy; 93 percent say they're stronger than the storm.

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Medical school open house

School of Medicine Information Session April 23

The Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine will host an Information Session on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at 5 p.m. on the North Haven Campus.

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Lavender Farm

‘Beauty & Wonder of Nature’ exhibit on display through August

The exhibit, which is free and open to the public, features pieces submitted by Quinnipiac faculty, staff and students and is dedicated to the beauty and wonder of animals and the environment. It will be on display at the Albert Schweitzer Institute through Aug. 29.

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Kaye McDonough

Poet Kaye McDonough to read at Quinnipiac April 25

Kaye McDonough, an adjunct professor of English, will read excerpts from her poetry collection, "Pagan," at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 25, in the Carl Hansen Student Center, Room 119, on the Mount Carmel Campus.

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lady sligo exhibit

University to display 'Lady Sligo Letters' beginning May 1

Ireland's Great Hunger Institute and the Arnold Bernhard Library at Quinnipiac University will present the exhibit “The Lady Sligo Letters: Westport House and Ireland's Great Hunger,” beginning May 1.

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Putnam Spelling Bee Quinnipiac

Performance of 'The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee' April 25-27

"The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" is a contemporary musical comedy that is centered on six children and their efforts to win the county-wide spelling bee. Performances will be held April 25-27 in the Clarice L. Buckman Theater on the Mount Carmel Campus.

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What are the professors like at Quinnipiac?

- Nicole Dover '14


What kind of internship opportunities are there?

- Colin Carrasquillo '14


What if I don't have a major?

- Pete Nikitas '14


Are there resources for students who are falling behind in a class?

- Rachel Booth '15


How does Quinnipiac help with career planning?

- Joey Avena '12, MS '14

Global Citizenship

Student volunteering abroad

Volunteering Abroad

Some students spent winter break volunteering in remote corners of the globe.

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Wes Moore

Great Expectations

Youth advocate & author Wes Moore discussed the importance of education and making a difference in the world during a recent campus visit.

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Global Justice

Yale philosophy professor Thomas Pogge discussed "Designing for Human Rights: Food, Health, Climate," during a recent visit.

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Teaching + Learning

Serve Your Passion

Miguel Rosa witnessed life & death situations while deployed in Afghanistan. The experience inspired the young father to shift his career path from finance to nursing.

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Maximum Exposure

Partnership introduces high school students to college work, hoping to front-load academic success.

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Inquiring Minds

A group of local middle school students learned about the science of anthropology through a special program at Quinnipiac.

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Business + Entrepreneurship


Entrepreneurship and the Law

Sean O'Hare, owner of a merger and acquisitions firm, recently visited campus to discuss how risk-taking and the law work side-by-side.

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Fueling Success

Students gain firsthand knowledge about microlending through a service-learning program over winter break.

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Linking In

Women in the MBA program work to level the corporate playing field.

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Science + Technology

Students in Hungary

Digging Deep

QU team participates in archaeological dig in an effort to learn more about the Bronze Age of Eastern Hungary.

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Herzog and Niesel

The Origin of AIDS

A pair of scientists delved into the origin of AIDS, debunking common misconceptions about the virus.

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Super Germs

Professors and students are looking for DNA that can turn ordinary bacteria into anti-biotic resistant super germs.

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Health + Medicine


Culture Change

Thought leader Dr. George Thibault shared his vision for revamping medical education to be more innovative and interprofessional.

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Safety Net for Seniors

Nurse Dana Garvey ’03 helped make the emergency room at a local hospital more senior-friendly.

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Tai chi session

Striking a Balance

Quinnipiac physical therapy students are studying the benefits of tai chi for older adults at risk of falling.

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Communicate + Innovate

Real-World Challenges

A class of engineering students was challenged to work in teams to create robots that could navigate an obstacle course. The project presented them with a real-world, hands-on project testing what they've learned throughout the semester.

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