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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, Connecticut.   More about our campuses


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


Educating Future Leaders

Quinnipiac is one of a select number of universities in the country with a law school and a medical school. Our law school is consistently ranked among the nation's best and our medical school is unique in its focus on educating primary care doctors.  Learn more


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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


Quinnipiac News + Events

Poll worker on a call

New poll results available Aug. 27

A New York City poll found voters want their broken windows fixed; 'no excuse' for Garner death, voters say almost 3-1.

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Brendan Latran interning at Nickelodeon

Fourteen students participate in QU in LA's charter class

A new program at Quinnipiac University gave students the opportunity this summer to work at some of Los Angeles’ most prestigious companies. Fourteen students took advantage of all that Los Angeles had to offer as members of the Quinnipiac in Los Angeles program’s charter class.

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Kathy Cooke during her TEDx presentation

Quinnipiac professors and students share insights through TEDx

This past spring, Quinnipiac professors and students shared their expertise and perspective in a series of videos as part of the University's first TEDx presentation. The videos were recently released to the public.

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Dr. James Giordano

Giordano to present 30th annual Stiernotte Lecture Sept. 16

Dr. James Giordano, a neuroscientist and neuroethicist from Georgetown University Medical Center, will present "Brave New Brain: Neuroscience and Neuroethics for the 21st Century" when he delivers the 30th annual Stiernotte Lecture in Philosophy at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 16.

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University professors participate in STEM Day

John Reap and Mary Phillips, both assistant professors of mechanical engineering, and Christian Duncan, associate professor of computer science, represented Quinnipiac's Bristol-Myers Squibb Center for Science Teaching and Learning at Pond Hill's STEM Day on June 4.

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lady sligo exhibit

Special exhibit of 'Lady Sligo Letters' on display

Ireland's Great Hunger Institute and the Arnold Bernhard Library at Quinnipiac University are hosting the year-long exhibit, "The Lady Sligo Letters: Westport House and Ireland's Great Hunger."

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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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Students gain public service experience in local town offices

Eight Quinnipiac Presidential Public Service Fellows are working in municipal government offices with a department head as a mentor-supervisor in Hamden and North Haven this summer.

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Cassandra Veney

Professor edits new book on U.S.-Africa relations

Cassandra Veney, associate professor of political science, has served as editor for and contributed a chapter to the new book, "U.S.-Africa Relations: From Clinton to Obama." The book, which also includes a chapter written by her husband Paul Zeleza, vice president of academic affairs, was published by Lexington Books this month.

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White coat

White coat ceremony marks start of medical school journey

The 90 members of the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine’s Class of 2018 received white coats and stethoscopes on Aug. 7 and lots of inspiration to start their journey from medical students to physicians.

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Breandán Mac Suibhne

Irish historian Breandán Mac Suibhne to lecture Sept. 13

Breandán Mac Suibhne, associate professor of history at Centenary College, will present the lecture, "The Uneven Failure of Entitlement and the End of Outrage: The Great Famine and its Legacy in County Donegal," at 4 p.m. and again at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13 at Ireland's Great Hunger Museum.

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Student-led campus tour

Undergraduate Fall Open House Sept. 20

High school students and their parents are invited to spend a few hours on campus and learn more about Quinnipiac during the Fall Open House Saturday, Sept. 20.

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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 and death situations while deployed in Afghanistan, which 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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