A New York City poll found police-community ties keep de Blasio approval low; voter opinion of Rev. Sharpton is low.
U.S. News & World Report has once again named Quinnipiac University as the top "Up and Coming University in the North Region" in its 2015 edition of Best Colleges, which was released Sept. 9. This marks the third consecutive year that U.S. News has bestowed this distinction on Quinnipiac.
The School of Business has created a new center dedicated to addressing the unique leadership and professional needs of women. The Center for Women & Business will aspire to enhance women's business acumen, their presence in leadership and decision-making roles, and their overall experiences as professionals.
The School of Health Sciences will host an information session for prospective students interested in the master of social work (MSW) program on Wednesday, Feb. 18, at 4 p.m. in the Rocky Top Student Center, Room 303 on the York Hill Campus.
The University will host an information session for prospective students interested in the graduate physician assistant program on Saturday, March 21, 2015, on the University's North Haven Campus, from 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Quinnipiac will recognize Black History Month with the panel discussion, "Liberty and Justice for All: Exploring Racial Profiling," on Wednesday, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m., in the Burt Kahn Court on the Mount Carmel Campus. A diverse group of panelists will explore racial profiling — the causes, the consequences, the media's role, and how the racial disparity can be bridged in communities.
The School of Law will host an Open House for prospective law students on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, on the University's North Haven Campus. The program will feature informative sessions and lively discussions about Quinnipiac School of Law, the admissions process, financial aid and career development.
Ronald Beckett, professor emeritus in biomedical sciences and co-director of the Bioanthropology Research Institute at Quinnipiac, has received a $15,000 grant from the National Geographic Society/Waitt Grants Program to perform paleoimaging and a bioarchaeological analysis of the remains of 60 Gangi mummies from Jan. 1-10, 2015.
The School of Law's Animal Law Society will join the Connecticut Bar Association's Animal Law Section to host the panel discussion, "Understanding the Legislative Process: Animals and the Law," on Thursday, Jan. 8.
Ireland's Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University launched a digital database on Dec. 16 containing about 1,500 articles and illustrations related to Ireland and the Great Famine, the worst demographic catastrophe of the 19th century.
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Some students spent winter break volunteering in remote corners of the globe.
Youth advocate & author Wes Moore discussed the importance of education and making a difference in the world during a recent campus visit.
Miguel Rosa witnessed life and death situations while deployed in Afghanistan, which inspired the young father to shift his career path from finance to nursing.
Partnership introduces high school students to college work, hoping to front-load academic success.
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.
Students gain firsthand knowledge about microlending through a service-learning program over winter break.
QU team participates in archaeological dig in an effort to learn more about the Bronze Age of Eastern Hungary.
A pair of scientists delved into the origin of AIDS, debunking common misconceptions about the virus.
A recent symposium sparked conversations & ideas about preventing gun violence.
The School of Law clinic was honored with an award for its work on repealing Connecticut's death penalty.
Thought leader Dr. George Thibault shared his vision for revamping medical education to be more innovative and interprofessional.
Nurse Dana Garvey ’03 helped make the emergency room at a local hospital more senior-friendly.
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.